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  • 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, 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 ...
  • A foundation for Pareto optimality 

    Duddy, Conal; Piggins, Ashley (Elsevier, 2020-03-04)
    Can an axiomatic justification be given for the requirement that society picks all and only Pareto optimal alternatives at each profile of individual preferences? Using the framework of fixed-agenda social choice theory, ...
  • De-camouflaging chameleons: Requiring transparency for consumer protection in the Internet of Things 

    Kennedy, Rónán (Queen's University Belfast, School of Law, 2019)
    Information and communications technology (ICT) and the development of the so-called ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) provide new and valuable affordances to businesses and consumers. The use of sensors, software, and interconnectivity ...
  • Towards a common standard of protection of the right to housing in Europe through the charter of fundamental rights 

    Kenna, Padraic; Simón‐Moreno, Héctor (Wiley, 2019-12-17)
    The trend towards the financialisation of housing since the 1980s and the global financial crisis exposed a dramatic lacuna in the legal protection of the right to housing. Yet, the right to housing features not only in ...
  • Translating popular sovereignty as unfettered constitutional amendability 

    Daly, Eoin (Cambridge University Press, 2019-12-03)
    Popular sovereignty translated as unfettered constitutional-amendment power - Weakness of constituent power as justification for unfettered amendability - Alternative concept of sovereignty as unaccountability of constituted ...
  • Stokes v Christian Brothers High School: An exercise in splendid isolationism? 

    Quinlivan, Shivaun (Thomson Round Hall, 2015)
    This article will examine the case of Stokes v Christian Brothers High School Clonmel. The particular focus of the article is to question the failure to assess the prohibition on indirect discrimination within the overarching ...
  • Disrupting the status quo? Discrimination in academic promotions 

    Quinlivan, Shivaun (Thomson Round Hall, 2017)
    In June 2016 the HEA Report of the Expert Group: HEA National Review of Gender Equality in Higher Education Institutions (Gender Equality Review) reported and stated that there was a need for “radical action” without ...
  • Reasonable accommodation in education 

    Quinlivan, Shivaun (Community Law & Mediation, 2015-12-08)
    Abstract: This Article examines the duty to provide reasonable accommodation in education as provided for by the Equal Status Acts. The duty to provide reasonable accommodation is a reactive duty as such it is an ...
  • 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 ...
  • American and Irish perspectives on collaborative practice 

    Healy, Connie (Thomson Reuters Round Hall, 2011)
    In their Report on Alternative Dispute Resolution,1 the Law Reform Commission (LRC) have recognised Collaborative Practice as “an emerging method of advisory dispute resolution”,2 where, “the negotiation becomes client ...
  • 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 ...

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