Anne Keegan


School Of Business
Graduate School of Business
Carysfort Avenue, Blackrock
Co. Dublin

Tel: +353 1 7168849


Anne Keegan is Full Professor of Human Resource Management at University College Dublin. She works in the HRM and Employment Relations Subject Area. Before joining UCD in 2017 she worked at the Amsterdam Business School, University of Amsterdam as Director of the Graduate Business School, and at Erasmus University Rotterdam. She has held visiting professorships at Vienna University of Economics and Business and Trinity College Dublin where she completed her PhD studies. She has published in leading academic journals such as Organization Studies, Journal of Management Studies, the Journal of Applied Psychology, Human Resource Management and the International Journal of Human Resource Management. She is on the Editorial Review Board of several journals and collaborates in international research projects with scholars in the fields of Paradox HRM Studies and HRM in Project Based Organizations.


Honours and Awards

Year: 2013.
Title: Van der Schroeff Award for Best Lecturer at the Faculty of Economics and Business
Year: 2014.
Title: EGOS Award in Honour of Max Boisot

Conference Contributions

Anne Keegan Martina Huemann Claudia Ringhofer (2017) Careers on Project (Track: Sustainable Careers). [Refereed Abstracts], 10th Biennial International Conference of the Dutch HRM Network, Radboud University Nijmegen The Netherlands , 09-NOV-17 - 10-NOV-17.
Anne Keegan (2016) [Conference Organising Committee Member], EGOS Sub-theme 35: Paradox Theory and Research: Constituting Tensions, Power and Discourse, Naples Italy , 07-JUL-17 - 09-JUL-17.



Book Chapters

Keegan, Anne; Huemann, Martina; Ringhofer, Claudia (2017) 'Human resource management in organizational project management: current trends and future prospects' In: Sankaran, S., Müller, R., & Drouin, N (eds). Cambridge Handbook of Organizational Project Management. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Details]
Aust, I., Brandl, J., Keegan, A., and Lensges, M.* (*authors in alphabetical order) (2017) 'Tensions in Managing Human Resources: Introducing a Paradox Framework and Research Agenda' In: Lewis, M., Smith, W., Jarzabkowski, P. and Langley, A (eds). Oxford Handbook of Organizational Paradox. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

Anne Keegan; Ilja Bitterling; Hella Sylva; Ludwig Hoeksema (2017) 'Organizing the HRM Function: Responses to Paradoxes, Variety and Dynamism'. Human Resource Management, :1-16. [DOI] [Details]
Martina Huemann, Anne Keegan, Ralf Müller (2018) 'Essays in honour of J Rodney Turner: A Festschrift'. International Journal of Project Management, . [Details]
Anne Keegan, Claudia Ringhofer, Martina Huemann (2018) 'Human resource management and project based organizing: Fertile ground, missed opportunities and prospects for closer connections'. International Journal of Project Management, 36 (1):121-123. [DOI] [Details]
Gabriele Jacobs and Anne Keegan (2016) 'Ethical Considerations and Change Recipients¿ Reactions: Its Not All About Me'. Journal of Business Ethics, . [DOI] [Details]
Aust, I., Brandl, J. & Keegan, A. (2015) 'State-of-the-art and future directions for HRM from a paradox perspective'. Zeitschrift für Personalforschung, 29 (3/4):194-213. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Havermans, L., Keegan, A., & den Hartog, D. (2015) 'Choosing your words carefully: leaders¿ narratives of complex emergent problem resolution'. International Journal of Project Management, 33 (5):973-984. [DOI] [Details]
Havermans, L., den Hartog, D., Keegan, A., & Uhl-Bien, M. (2015) 'Exploring the role of leadership in enabling contextual ambidexterity'. Human Resource Management, 54 (1):179-200. [DOI] [Details]
Keegan, Anne, Martina Huemann, and J. Rodney Turner. (2012) 'Beyond the line: exploring the HRM responsibilities of line managers, project managers and the HRM department in four project-oriented companies in the Netherlands, Austria, the UK and the USA'. International Journal of Project Management, 23 (15):3085-3104. [Details]

Conference Publications

Anne Keegan and Helen Francis (2016) A Paradox Perspective on Employee Engagement EGOS [Details]
Huemann, Martina; Keegan, Anne and Ringhofer, C. (2017) How project professionals make their careers: Adding the on-project perspective The International Research Network on Organizing by Projects (IRNOP) [Details]



Modules Coordinated

201700   HRM40280     Human Resources Management: Strategies for HR EMBA

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