Recent Submissions

  • Remote working during COVID-19: Ireland's national survey - Phase II report 

    McCarthy, Alma; Bohle-Carbonell, Katerina; Ó Síocháin, Tomás; Frost, Deirdre (National University of Ireland Galway, Whitaker Institute and Western Development Commission, 2020-10)
    Introduction & Background The national remote working project is undertaken by NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission (WDC). This report sets out the findings of Phase II of the Remote Working during COVID-19 ...
  • How to whistle-blow: Dissensus and demand 

    Kenny, Kate; Bushnell, Alexis (Springer, 2020-01-22)
    What makes an external whistleblower effective? Whistleblowers represent an important conduit for dissensus, providing valuable information about ethical breaches and organizational wrongdoing. They often speak out about ...
  • Entrepreneurial finance journeys: embeddedness and the finance escalator 

    Murzacheva, Ekaterina; Levie, Jonathan (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2020-05-19)
    This paper re-visits the traditional model of the finance escalator, which outlines alternative financial pathways for entrepreneurs depending on their aspirations and stage of development. Building on social, spatial and ...
  • Training and organisational performance: A meta-analysis of temporal, institutional, and organisational context moderators 

    Garavan, Thomas; McCarthy, Alma; Lai, Yanqing; Murphy, Kevin; Sheehan, Maura; Carbery, Ronan (Wiley, 2020-02-03)
    Drawing on systems theory, we conducted a moderated meta-analysis of the training and organisational performance relationship using 119 primary studies. We examined the moderating effects of quality versus quantity of ...
  • Remote working during COVID-19: Ireland’s national survey initial report 

    McCarthy, Alma; Ahearne, Alan; Bohle-Carbonell, Katerina; Ó Síocháin, Tomás; Frost, Deirdre (National University of Ireland Galway, Whitaker Institute and Western Development Commission, 2020-05)
    Introduction & Background The COVID-19 crisis catapulted hundreds of thousands of employees and their employers into a work pattern and routine vastly different to their normal daily work experience. This radical change ...
  • Early indicators of very long term venture performance: A 20 year panel study 

    Gimmon, Eli; Levie, Jonathan (Academy of Management, 2020-04-17)
    This paper discovers early indicators of very long term performance of high technology new ventures (HTNVs). We tracked the progress of a sample of 142 HTNVs founded at the Israeli government s Technology Incubator Program ...
  • Thinking critically about affect in organization studies: Why it matters 

    Fotaki, Marianna; Kenny, Kate; Vachhani, Sheena J. (SAGE Publications, 2017-01-06)
    Affect holds the promise of destabilizing and unsettling us, as organizational subjects, into new states of being. It can shed light on many aspects of work and organization, with implications both within and beyond ...
  • Whistleblower subjectivities: Organization and passionate attachment 

    Kenny, Kate; Fotaki, Marianna; Vandekerckhove, Wim (SAGE Publications, 2018-12-07)
    What is the nature of whistleblower subjectivity? In this article, we depart from current scholarly depictions of this figure as a fearless truth-teller who is fully independent of the organization. We argue for a new ...
  • Banking compliance and dependence corruption: towards an attachment perspective 

    Kenny, Kate (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2015-05-07)
    Why did banking compliance fail so badly in the recent financial crisis and why, according to many, does it continue to do so? Rather than point to the lack of oversight of individuals in bank compliance roles, as many ...
  • Organizational form and pro-social fantasy in social enterprise creation 

    Kenny, Kate; Haugh, Helen; Fotaki, Marianna (SAGE Publications, 2019-03-11)
    Why do social entrepreneurs retain their faith in social entrepreneurship despite the organizational tensions and anxieties inherent to this field of practice? In this article, we employ the psychoanalytic concept of fantasy ...
  • Gender gaps and reentry into entrepreneurial ecosystems after business failure 

    Simmons, Sharon A.; Wiklund, Johan; Levie, Jonathan; Bradley, Steve W.; Sunny, Sanwar A. (Springer Verlag, 2018-02-09)
    Despite the significant role played by serial entrepreneurs in the entrepreneurial process, we know little about group differences in reentry decisions after business failure. Using an ecosystems framework and stigma theory, ...
  • Market-driven entrepreneurship and institutions 

    Ali, Abdul; Kelley, Donna J.; Levie, Jonathan (Elsevier, 2019-03-21)
    This research seeks to explain how particular conditions in the external environment are associated with market-driven entrepreneurship—more specifically, startup or early-stage business activity that addresses opportunities ...
  • Doubly disadvantaged: Gender, spatially concentrated deprivation and nascent entrepreneurial activity 

    Murzacheva, Ekaterina; Sahasranamam, Sreevas; Levie, Jonathan (Wiley, 2019-12-02)
    Drawing on human capital, intersectionality and mixed embeddedness theory, we test hypotheses on the relationship between gender differences in human capital and gender differences in nascent entrepreneurial activity across ...
  • Automatic enrolment to pension plans in small organisations: a research agenda 

    Maloney, Maureen; McCarthy, Alma (Emerald, 2019-01-07)
    Purpose The purpose of this paper is to analyse how firm size impacts pension workforce coverage with a particular focus on automatic enrolment (AE) to pension plans in small organisations. Design/methodology/approach The ...
  • Censored: Whistleblowers and impossible speech 

    Kenny, Kate (SAGE Publications, 2017-11-10)
    What happens to a person who speaks out about corruption in their organization, and finds themselves excluded from their profession? In this article, I argue that whistleblowers experience exclusions because they have ...
  • When care is left to roam: Carers' experiences of grassroots nonprofit services in Ireland 

    Power, Andrew; Kenny, Kate (Elsevier, 2010-03-20)
    Increasingly countries are turning to nonprofit organisations to provide health and social care, particularly for people with disabilities. Alongside this change, debates continue about how states should manage the ...
  • Power and the construction of independence in ICTD organizations 

    Kenny, Kate (Taylor & Francis, 2013-07-04)
    How do powerful vested interests continue to influence ICT for development (ICTD) projects? In this paper, instead of adopting a macro-level analysis, I take an in-depth, ethnographic approach to focus on work practices ...
  • Work-worlds colliding: Self-reflexivity, power and emotion in organizational ethnography 

    Gilmore, Sarah; Kenny, Kate (SAGE Publications, 2014-06-26)
    While organizational ethnographers have embraced the concept of self-reflexivity, problems remain. In this article we argue that the prevalent assumption that self-reflexivity is the sole responsibility of the individual ...
  • From gendered organizations to compassionate borderspaces: Reading corporeal ethics with Bracha Ettinger 

    Kenny, Kate; Fotaki, Marianna (SAGE Publications, 2014-12-04)
    In this article, we propose a new way of approaching the topic of ethics for management and organization theory. We build on recent developments within critical organization studies that focus on the question of what kind ...
  • Irony as discipline: Self-help and gender in the knowledge economy 

    Kenny, Kate; Bell, Emma (Oxford University Press, 2014-06-25)
    In this article, we explore the role of self-help literature within the knowledge economy. We point to the recent growth of ironic humour within such texts, and examine how this operates to construct gendered and embodied ...

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