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  • The Accelerating Campus Entrepreneurship (ACE) initiative: Creating entrepreneurial graduates for Ireland 

    Coleman, Maébh; Cormican, Kathryn (2009)
    This paper will discuss how Irish HEIs can improve their provision of entrepreneurship education in order to affect positive economic growth. In particular this research explores the approach, process and research of the ...
  • The Accelerating Campus Entrepreneurship (ACE) initiative: Creating entrepreneurial graduates for Ireland 

    Coleman, Maébh; Cormican, Kathryn (2010)
    According to the GEM Ireland Report (2008), in Ireland those that have exposure to entrepreneurship education have an increased propensity to start a new venture. The importance of entrepreneurial skills was picked up by ...
  • The adoption of enabling technology to enhance research commercialisation and technology transfer 

    Cormican, Kathryn; Coleman, Maébh (2009)
    This paper examines how the National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway has benefited from implementation of an intellectual property (IP) management tool to enhance its research commercialization outcomes. The paper uses ...
  • An Analysis of Innovation Management in Irish Medical Device SMEs 

    Cormican, Kathryn (IEEE, 2013-06)
    This paper focuses on innovation management practices in the Irish medical devices industry. We analyse key determinants to assess the nature and level of innovation management practices relative to published literature ...
  • Auditing best practice for effective product innovation management 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (Science Direct, 2004-10)
    Over the past number of years, researchers and industrialists have recognised the need for and the importance of developing approaches to enhance competitive advantage in new product development. However, the product ...
  • Barriers to FLOSS in SMEs: the lack of knowledge and skills 

    Van Leeuwen, Manon; Cormican, Kathryn (IOS Press, 2005)
    While open source is becoming a topic of mainstream business, the level of awareness and depth of understanding of the open source paradigm still varies considerably and represents a significant barrier to broader adoption. ...
  • Collaboration and enterprise networks: What about SMEs? 

    Cormican, Kathryn (2004)
    This paper describes the research and analysis realised in relation to the creation of enterprise networks, based on the networked enterprise model, in European SMEs. It focuses on the barriers to inter-firm collaboration ...
  • A collaborative knowledge management tool for product innovation 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (2000)
    In order to create and deliver innovative new products and services at an ever increasing rate, manufacturing enterprises must adopt a deliberate and systematic approach to managing the drivers of innovation. Managing the ...
  • A collaborative knowledge management tool for product innovation management 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (Inderscience Publishers, 2003)
    Contemporary business systems are becoming increasingly competitive. Faster and smarter technology, although imperative, is not enough to survive in dynamic environments. Modern enterprises must adopt a deliberate and ...
  • Creativity toolkit for R&D managers 

    Cormican, Kathryn (2004)
    In this, the twenty first century, innovation has become one of the most important and effective ways of obtaining and sustaining competitive dominance in the market place over the past number of years. Many firms are ...
  • A customer centric process innovation toolkit for SMEs 

    Cormican, Kathryn; Mulligan, David (2006)
    The business environment is changing at an accelerated pace. Consequently, continuous systemic changes within companies are imperative. In light of this, we are witnessing a shift in the way organizations are designed, ...
  • A design for environment (DFE) product analysis 

    Cormican, Kathryn; Dobbs, Jacqueline (2007)
    Environmental legislation is holding electrical and electronic manufacturers accountable for the disposal of their products at end of life. In order to reduce disposal costs, manufacturers are seeking to optimise product ...
  • Design for experience: An analysis of the Irish Creative Industry 

    Cormican, Kathryn (2012)
    In this paper we report on the results of an exploratory study that investigated the experiences of key informants from SMEs in the Irish creative sector that are involved in design. A purposive sample of 56 small firms ...
  • Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment: An analysis of Japanese Investment in Ireland using the Kano model 

    Cormican, Kathryn (IEEE, 2013-06)
    This paper presents findings from an analysis of the location-specific foreign direct investment (FDI) factors that attract Japanese multinational companies (MNCs) to Ireland. Data was collected from 11 Japanese MNCs and ...
  • Developing a scorecard for enterprise knowledge management 

    Cormican, Kathryn (2002-05-19)
    Enterprise knowledge management is becoming a critical component of competitive success. Managers must ensure that they can successfully generate, leverage and reuse knowledge assets in their organisations. In this view, ...
  • Developing a self assessment audit to support product innovation management 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (2000)
    Product innovation is critical to the success of most design and manufacturing enterprises. It is widely recognised that effective co ordination, organisation and management affects product innovation success rates. Self ...
  • Development of a structured on-the-job training model 

    Cormican, Kathryn; Masterson, Fiona (2007)
    This paper examines the potential of using knowledge management in developing a structured on-the-job training programme. Using a qualitative multiple case study approach, multiple sources of evidence were collected from ...
  • The development of a supplier performance evaluation tool 

    Cormican, Kathryn; Cunningham, Michael (2005)
    As product life cycles continue to shrink and global competition increases, manufacturers are outsourcing what they consider to be non-strategic activities in order to focus on their core competencies. Consequently these ...
  • Enterprise knowledge management 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (2000)
    The knowledge-based theory of a firm suggests that knowledge is the only remaining sustainable resource that can provide competitive advantage in dynamic environments. Knowledge is a key resource that must be actively ...
  • Enterprise modeling for the customer focused company 

    Cormican, Kathryn; Shang, Yue (2002)
    The business environment is changing at an accelerated pace. Consequently, continuous systemic changes within companies are imperative. We are witnessing a shift in the way organizations are designed, structured and ...