Recent Submissions

  • Supporting global collaboration teams through innovative Web 2.0 technologies. 

    Dempsey, Mary; Gormley, Paul; Riedel, Ralph (Fraunhofer-Verlag, 2011)
    Enhanced collaboration among multicultural European countries is necessary for effective enterprise development and innovation. The current climate of an increasingly competitive global economy provides opportunities to ...
  • MISFITS: Lego, Wool, Art, Equations agus Seanfhocail: Professional Development Pilot –a living teaching portfolio initiative 

    Dempsey, Mary; Burns, Dermot; Flynn, Sharon; Gupta, Ananya; Hogan, Mairéad; MacLochlainn, Mícheál; O'Connell, Judith; Ó Sealbhaigh, Fionn (Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, NUI Galway, 2017-06-23)
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  • Turbocharging the journey into the liminal space and beyond 

    Dempsey, Mary; Brennan, Attracta (International Academy of Technology, Education and Development (IATED), 2017-03-06)
    In the last decade, tertiary educational environments accommodated increasing student numbers (Reidy, 2015) while remaining competitive in differentiating their programmes in an arena of MOOCs (Alraimi, Zo, & Ciganek, ...
  • Serious Play as a method for process design 

    Dempsey, Mary; Riedel, Ralph; Kelly, Martina (Springer, 2014-09-20)
    As motivating and including people is a crucial aspect in any plan-ning, design and change process there is always a need for appropriate methods and tools to support this. Lego Serious Play (LSP) is such a method which ...
  • Environmental business management 

    Dempsey, Mary; Gallagher, Norbert; O'Kelly, M.E.J. (Irish Manufacturing Committee, 1995-09-06)
    In today's competitive environment, pressure is placed on companies to develop environmentally friendly processes and products. Customers are becoming increasingly interested in environmentally friendly products and ...
  • Operations strategy development and implementation: a self assessment matrix 

    Dempsey, Mary; Donnellan, P.; O'Kelly, M.E.J. (Irish Manufacturing Committee, 1996)
    In both the increasingly competitve and the continuously changing business environment existing today, increasing pressure is placed on companies to maintain and improve their profitability. Managment teams are becoming ...
  • A comparison of student outcomes from an internet-based inventory simulation 

    Bruce, Raymond C.; Dempsey, Mary (Western Decision Sciences Institute, 1999-04-06)
    The increasing globalization and global integration of national economies suggests the necessity of developing pedagogy that infuses global content throughout the business school curriculum. Business school graduates need ...
  • An analysis of third-level multi-cultural interdisciplinary student learning outcomes using Wiki technology 

    Dempsey, Mary; Gormley, Paul; McDwyer, Liam (ILTA Irish Learning Technology Association, 2009-05-21)
    The increasing need for effective collaboration among interdisciplinary groups suggests the necessity of developing teaching pedagogy that infuses teaching techniques with technologies. Combining Business and Engineering ...
  • An analysis of third level interdisciplinary student learning outcomes using Wiki technology tools– an evaluation of Germany and Ireland University students 

    Dempsey, Mary; Gormley, Paul; McDwyer, Liam; Riedel, Ralph (ILTA Irish Learning Technology Association, 2010-05-20)
    Enhanced collaboration among multicultural European countries is necessary for effective enterprise development and innovation. The current climate of an increasingly challenging competitive global economy provides ...
  • Supplier performance evaluation: Lessons from a large multinational organization 

    Cormican, Kathryn (2005-07-03)
    There are ever-increasing demands from customers for more manufacturing agility in the form of higher product variety, smaller production runs of more customised products and batch sizes with shorter delivery times. To ...
  • Product manager: A decision support tool for design engineers 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (1999)
    The new product development process is the lifeblood of all manufacturing enterprises. Many tools and techniques have been developed in an attempt to make this process more efficient and effective. However, in spite of ...
  • Systems innovation tools 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (1999)
    Manufacturing organisations are continuously innovating their systems and processes in order to survive in today¿s turbulent environment. There are currently a number of software tools available on the market, which can ...
  • Systems innovation management: Supporting innovation in a manufacturing environment 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David; Yu, Ming; Dooley, Lawrence; Wreath, Siobhan (1999)
    Each year organisations spend a significant amount of money developing new products and processes in an effort to satisfy customer demands and manufacture high quality products efficiently. Both development processes - ...
  • A web enabled solution for managing distributed product innovation 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (2000)
    New organisational forms such as strategic partnerships and networks are replacing simple market based transactions and traditional bureaucratic, hierarchical organisations. Consequently, a new conception of product design ...
  • Product innovation management: Towards a constructive guide 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David (2000)
    Manufacturing companies rely heavily on successful new product innovation to maintain profits. Moreover, research indicates that new products will account for a greater percentage of profits in the future (Crawford, 1996). ...
  • Innovation management for product and process development 

    Cormican, Kathryn; O'Sullivan, David; Browne, Jim; Yu, Ming; Dooley, Lawrence (2000)
    Industry we are told manages change poorly. Surveys indicate that over 50% of change programmes fail to meet objectives. The reasons cited are all too familiar: poor goal definition, poor alignment of actions to goals and ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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