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    • Does multitasking computer self-efficacy mitigate the impact of social media affordances on overload and fatigue among professionals? 

      Islam, A.K.M. Najmul; Whelan, Eoin; Brooks, Stoney (Emerald, 2020-10-20)
      Purpose This paper investigates the moderating role of multitasking computer self-efficacy on the relationship between social media affordances and social media overload as well as its moderation between social media ...
    • 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 ...
    • Systems for team empowerment: Research on practice 2020 

      Hughes, Martin (National University of Ireland Galway, 2020-07)
      Teams are incredible. Teamwork has raised humanity’s achievements to greatness. Not only have most of humanity’s greatest achievement resulted from teamwork but those teams were empowered by systems of work, systems of ...
    • Systems for team empowerment: Research on practice 2018 

      Hughes, Martin; Dennehy, Denis; Campion, Michael (National University of Ireland Galway, 2018-07)
      Welcome to this collection of research papers on Systems for Team Empowerment. Achieving empowerment in teams is complex. Not only do team leaders need to understand the complex and nebulous interplays between systems, ...
    • 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 ...
    • The right to education: Article 24 of the CRPD 

      Broderick, Andrea; Quinlivan, Shivaun (Clarus Press, 2017)
      The right to education has been described as “a pre-requisite to the exercise of many other rights.”2 This statement is fitting in terms of the educational rights of disabled people, which are intrinsically linked with ...
    • Disability, EU law and the CRPD: A New Dawn? 

      Quinlivan, Shivaun; Bruton, Claire (Clarus Press, 2017)
      This paper will examine the definition of disability in anti-discrimination employment law in Europe. This paper reviews some of the approaches to defining disability both within the European Union and by the European ...
    • Gender and proposed Auto-enrolment in the Republic of Ireland: Lessons from the UK 

      Foster, Liam; Wijeratne, Dinali; Mulligan, Emer (Wiley, 2020-06-18)
      The introduction of “soft” compulsion in the form of Auto‐enrolment into non‐state pensions has been seen as a key policy response to the challenges presented by an ageing population and concerns about under‐saving for ...
    • Facebook and luxury fashion brands: self-congruent posts and purchase intentions 

      Wallace, Elaine; Buil, Isabel; Catalán, Sara (Emerald, 2020-04-07)
      This study explores consumers self-congruence with luxury fashion brands they mention on Facebook. It investigates the extent to which those brands are congruent with the actual self (ASC) or the ideal self (ISC), and ...
    • How the social dimension of fitness apps can enhance and undermine wellbeing: A dual model of passion perspective 

      Whelan, Eoin; Clohessy, Trevor (Emerald, 2020-01-02)
      Purpose While the positive health benefits of fitness apps, which motivate and track physical exercise, are widely acknowledged, the adverse connection between these technologies and wellbeing has received little attention. ...
    • Flooded cities 

      Kocornik-Mina, Adriana; McDermott, Thomas K. J.; Michaels, Guy; Rauch, Ferdinand (American Economic Association, 2020-04)
      Does economic activity move away from areas that are at high risk of recurring shocks? We examine this question in the context of floods, which displaced more than 650 million people worldwide in the last 35 years. We study ...
    • What drives unverified information sharing and cyberchondria during the COVID-19 pandemic? 

      Laato, Samuli; Islam, A. K. M. Najmul; Islam, Muhammad Nazrul; Whelan, Eoin (Taylor & Francis, 2020-06-07)
      The World Health Organisation has emphasised that misinformation – spreading rapidly through social media – poses a serious threat to the COVID-19 response. Drawing from theories of health perception and cognitive load, ...
    • The role of flow for mobile advergaming effectiveness 

      Catalán, Sara; Martínez, Eva; Wallace, Elaine (Emerald, 2019-11-11)
      Based on flow theory, this paper seeks to explain why the use of mobile advergames can enhance players brand perceptions and purchase intentions, as well as the factors that affect players flow experience. Data from 212 ...
    • Is boredom proneness related to social media overload and fatigue? A stress–strain–outcome approach 

      Whelan, Eoin; Islam, A.K.M Najmul; Brooks, Stoney (Emerald, 2020-02-21)
      Purpose Social media overload and fatigue have become common phenomena that are negatively affecting people's well-being and productivity. It is, therefore, important to understand the causes of social media overload and ...
    • Does passion for physical activity spillover into performance at work? Examining the direct and indirect effects of passion and life satisfaction on organisational performance and innovativeness 

      Clohessy, Trevor; Whelan, Eoin; Paradis, Kyle F. (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2020-05-22)
      Many individuals are passionate for physical activity such as cycling, running, and soccer. Drawing from the dualistic model of passion, the purpose of the present study was to examine the direct and indirect relationships ...
    • 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 ...