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Bruce Martin

School of Business
N210
UCD Smurfit Graduate Business School
Carysfort Avenue
Blackrock, Co. Dublin

Tel: + 353 1 716 4303
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Biography

Dr. Bruce Martin joined the UCD School of Business as a lecturer in 2012. He earned his PhD in Business Administration from McMaster University in Canada, where he studied entrepreneurship as a means to improve the social and economic conditions of persons with disabilities.  He received his BA and MA from the University of Waterloo, where he studied philosophy with a focus on ethics. 

Bruce's current research activities include studies on motivation, education and performance management in entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship and non-profit contexts. He has teaching experience in the areas of entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, and creativity and innovation.

In addition to his research and teaching, Bruce created and serves as Programme Director for the MSc in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Design at the Smurfit Graduate School of Business. 
 

Prior to joining academe, Bruce gained extensive senior management experience with both for-profit and non-profit organizations in Asia, Europe and North America. He has also helped to create new for-profit and non-profit ventures in places as far afield as Vietnam, Israel and Canada.


Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 2014.
Title: Outstanding Research Award
Year: 2008.
Title: TransCanada Pipelines Graduate Award
Year: 2010.
Title: Ontario Graduate Scholarship
Year: 2010.
Title: Canadian Graduate Scholarship

Associations

Association: European Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Function/Role: Member
Association: Association for Non-profit and Social Economy Research (ANSER), Function/Role: Member
Association: Association for Research on Nonprofit and Voluntary Activity (ARNOVA), Function/Role: Member
Association: Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), Function/Role: Member
Association: Academy of Management, Function/Role: Ethics Education Committee Member
     

Conference Contributions

Verzat, C., Toutain, O, Naia, A., Martin, B. (Co-Organizers) (2014) Strategies to Think and Design Entrepreneurship Education Out of the Box. [Other], Academy of Management, Philadelphia , 01-AUG-14 - 05-AUG-14.
McNally, J., Honig, B., Martin, B. (Co-Chairs) (2014) Measuring Entrepreneurship Education: Are We Providing Value?. [Other], Academy of Management, Philadelphia , 01-AUG-14 - 05-AUG-14.
Martin, B., Honig, B., De Clercq, D. (2013) Some initial evidence in support of an effectuation approach to entrepreneurship training. [Invited Oral Presentation], Research and Action Group on Education, Training and Support in Entrepreneurship, Chambery , 31-JAN-13 - 01-FEB-13.
Martin, B., and McNally, J. (Co-Chairs) (2009) Professional Development Workshop - Wasteful or efficient: Are national resources allocated to entrepreneurship education effective? A global perspective. [Other], Academy of Management, Chicago , 07-AUG-09 - 11-AUG-09.
McNally, J., and Martin, B. (Co-Chairs) (2009) Symposium: Entrepreneurship education and training in Canada: What are the outcomes of the knowledge we are creating?. [Other], Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Niagara Falls, Canada , 07-JUN-09 - 09-JUN-09.
   

Education

Year 2012 Institution: McMaster University, ON
Qualification: PhD Subject: PhD in Business Administration
Year 2005 Institution: University of Waterloo, ON
Qualification: BA Subject:
Year 2007 Institution: University of Waterloo, ON
Qualification: MA Subject:
     

Journals Edited

Entrepreneurship Theory And Practice: Editorial Board member.
International Small Business Journal: Reviewer.
Journal Of Small Business Management: Reviewer.
Personnel Review: Reviewer.
 

Publications

 

Book Chapters

Honig, B., Martin, B. (2014) 'Entrepreneurship Education' In: Fayolle, Alain (eds). Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship. New York: Edward Elgar Publishing. [Details]
 

Peer Reviewed Journals

McNally, J., Martin, B., Honig, B., Piperopoulos, P., Bergman, H. (2016) 'Toward rigour & parsimony: a primary validation of Kolvereid's (1996) attitudes scales'. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, . Link to full text [Details]
Martin, B., McNally, J., Taggar, S. (2015) 'Determining the Importance of Self-Evaluation on the Goal-Performance Effect in Goal Setting: Primary Findings'. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, . Link to full text [Details]
De Clercq, D., Honig, B., Martin, B. (2013) 'The roles of learning orientation and passion for work in the formation of entrepreneurial intention'. International Small Business Journal, 31 (6):652-676. Link to full text [Details]
Martin, Bruce; McNally, Jeffrey, Kay, Michael (2013) 'Examining the Formation of Human Capital in Entrepreneurship: A Meta-Analysis of Entrepreneurship Education Outcomes'. Journal of Business Venturing, 28 :211-224. Link to full text [Details]
 

Conference Publications

Dao, H.C., Martin, B. (2015) Business model synergy among hybrid social enterprises: an exploratory study Academy of Management , 08-AUG-15 - 11-AUG-15 [Details]
Walsh, L., Geiger, S., Keating, A., Martin, B. (2015) Blended value or torn souls? Competing Justifications in Social Entrepreneurship RENT XXIX , 18-NOV-15 - 20-NOV-15 [Details]
McNally, J., Martin, B., Honig, B., Piperopoulos, P., Bergman, H. (2014) Developing and Assessing Entrepreneurial Education and Training Academy of Management Philadelphia, , 01-AUG-14 - 05-AUG-14 [Details]
Walsh, L., Martin, B. (2014) Disentangling Social Capital Sources and Resources in the Nascent Entrepreneurial Process: A Longitudinal Study RENT XXVIII: Research in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Luxembourg, [Details]
Martin, B., Honig, B. (2014) The self-evaluation benefits of entrepreneurship for persons with disabilities Academy of Management Philadelphia, , 01-AUG-14 - 05-AUG-14 [Details]
Martin, B., Honig, B., De Clercq, D. (2013) Empirical evidence in support of an effectual approach to entrepreneurship training for persons with disabilities RENT XXVII - Research in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Vilnius, , 20-NOV-13 - 22-NOV-13 [Details]
McNally, J., Honig, B., Martin, B (2013) Principles or practice? Exploring the application of theory in entrepreneurship course syllabi Academy of Management Orlando, , 09-AUG-13 - 13-AUG-13 [Details]
Martin, B., Honig, B., De Clercq, D. (2013) Entrepreneurship for persons with disabilities: economic and social-psychological benefits Academy of Management Orlando, , 09-AUG-13 - 13-AUG-13 [Details]
Martin, B., De Clercq, D., Honig, B. (2013) Theory of planned behaviour as a grounding theory for the entrepreneurship education literature Academy of Management Orlando, , 09-AUG-13 - 13-AUG-13 [Details]
Martin, B., McNally, J., & Kay, M. (2011) An empirical foundation for modeling the effects of human capital formation on entrepreneurship outcomes Academy of Management San Antonio, , 12-AUG-11 - 16-AUG-11 [Details]
Martin, B., Carayannopoulos, S. (2011) A cost efficiency model of organizational form: combining transaction cost economics theory and economic models of production cost variation by form Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Montreal, , 02-JUL-11 - 05-JUL-11 [Details]
Martin, B. (2010) Use of Goal Attainment Scaling in entrepreneurship development for persons with disabilities Academy of Management Montreal, , 07-AUG-10 - 10-AUG-10 [Details]
McNally, J., Martin, B., & Kay, M (2010) Examining the impact of education on entrepreneurship outcomes: A meta-analysis Academy of Management Montreal, , 07-AUG-10 - 10-AUG-10 [Details]
Martin, B., Honig, B., De Clercq, D., Renko, M., Parker, S. (2010) Social entrepreneurship and persons with disabilities: A comparison of entrepreneurial training programs Satter Conference on Social Entrepreneurship New York, , 03-NOV-10 - 05-NOV-10 [Details]
Martin, B., McNally, J., Taggar, S., Hong Wong, P. (2010) The role of self-evaluation via non-social means in motivating task performance: a goal setting theory perspective Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Proceedings [Details]
Martin, B. (2010) The nonprofit transaction cost advantage in government social service contracting Association for Research on Nonprofit and Voluntary Activity Washington, , 18-NOV-10 - 20-NOV-10 [Details]
Martin, B. (2009) Enabling persons with disabilities through entrepreneurship Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research Ottawa, , 27-MAY-09 - 29-MAY-09 [Details]
De Clercq, D., Honig, B., Martin, B. (2009) The moderating effects of goal attitudes, learning orientation and passion for work in predicting entrepreneurial intention Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Niagara Falls, Canada, , 07-JUN-09 - 09-JUN-09 [Details]
                                                                                         

Research

Research Interests

Interests

Motivation, education and performance management in entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, and non-profit contexts.


Sponsored Research Projects

Title :          Entrepreneurship for Persons with Disabilities
Sponsor :   University College Dublin (UCD)
Date:          2012 - 2014

 

Title :          Inclusivity Social Enterprise Study
Sponsor :   University College Dublin (UCD)

Date:          2013 - 2015

 

Title :          International Entrepreneurship Education Evaluation Project
Sponsor :   Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Canada

Date:          2013 - 2018

Title :          Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Persons with Disabilities
Sponsor :  
University College Dublin (UCD)
Date:          2015 - 2017

   

Current Postgraduate Students

Catherine Mc Elhinney, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)   -   Secondary Supervisor

Teaching

Teaching Philosophy

Teaching Interests: Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship, and Creativity and Innovation