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Claudine Kearney

Lecturer & Project Coordinator

School Of Biomolecular & Biomed Science
Tierney Building
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7168032
Email: claudine.kearney@ucd.ie

Biography

Dr. Claudine Kearney is a lecturer at the UCD School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science and the UCD Quinn School of Business. Claudine researches, lecturers, and advises on entrepreneurship, corporate entrepreneurship, business start-up and development, strategic management and innovation management. Claudine completed her M.B.S. and Ph.D. at the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School and her Post Doctoral Fellowship at Thunderbird School of Global Management (Arizona State University), Arizona.
 
Claudine's research interests focus on corporate entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial orientation and the emergence of entrepreneurial ventures. Claudine has published in leading international journals, as well as books, book chapters, and presented numerous papers at major international conferences. She serves on a number of editorial boards. Claudine co-authored Corporate Entrepreneurship: How to Create a Thriving Entrepreneurial Spirit Throughout Your Company (with Robert Hisrich, McGraw-Hill, 2011) and Managing Innovation and Entrepreneurship (with Robert Hisrich, Sage, 2013).

Professional

 

Associations

Association: Academy of Management Conference, Function/Role: Member/ Reviewer
Association: Sage Publications, Function/Role: Reviewer
Association: Journal of Business Venturing, Function/Role: Ad Hoc Reviewer
Association: Journal of Management Inquiry, Function/Role: Ad Hoc Reviewer
Association: Advances in Business-Related Scientific Research Conference (ABSRC)., Function/Role: Scientific Board Member
Association: Advances in Business-Related Scientific Research Journal, Function/Role: Editorial Board Member
     

Conference Contributions

Kearney, C., Soleimanof, S. and Morris, M.H. (2015) EO and Firm's Growth: A Configuration of Strategic Orientations and Technological Sophistication. [Oral Presentation], Academy of Management Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada , 07-AUG-15 - 11-AUG-15.
Kearney, C. and McCarthy, K.J. (2014) Differences Between High and Low Tech Product Innovation Management. [Oral Presentation], XXV ISPIM Innovation Conference, Dublin, Ireland , 08-JUN-14 - 11-JUN-14.
Kearney, C. and Morris, M.H. (2013) Corporate Entrepreneurship as a Mediator of Environmental Effects on Organisational Performance: The Case of Strategic Renewal in the Public Sector. [Oral Presentation], 2nd Research Development Workshop for a Special Issue of Small Business Economics, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University-Bloomington , 11-OCT-13 - 12-OCT-13.
Kearney, C. and Meynhardt, T. (2013) Antecedents, Components and Outcomes of Corporate Entrepreneurship Strategy in the Public Sector. [Oral Presentation], IPMN Conference, Siena, Italy , 05-SEP-13 - 07-SEP-13.
Kearney, C. and McCarthy, K.J. (2013) Effectively Managing Product Innovation in a Homogeneous Industry: An Empirical Study. [Oral Presentation], XXIV ISPIM Innovation Symposium, Helsinki, Finland , 16-JUN-13 - 19-JUN-13.
Poulakidas, A., Hisrich, R.D. and Kearney, C. (2013) Success Factors in SMEs: Development and Management of Risk during a Debt-Crisis. [Oral Presentation], 8th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Brussels, Belgium , 19-SEP-13 - 20-SEP-13.
Kearney, C., Hisrich, R. and Antoncic, B. (2011) The Mediating Role of Corporate Entrepreneurship for External Environment Effects on Performance: A Study of Private and Public Sector Organisations. [Oral Presentation], Global Business Conference, Sibenik, Croatia , 21-SEP-11 - 24-SEP-11.
Kearney, C. (2008) Investigating Public Sector Corporate Entrepreneurship in Ireland. [Keynote Address], International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Changchun City, China , 01-NOV-08 - 02-NOV-08.
Kearney, C. et. al. (2006) Assessing Relationship Marketing in the Irish Management Consulting Industry. [Roundtable Participant], Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, USA , 11-AUG-06 - 16-AUG-06.
Kearney, C. and Roche, F.W. (2006) Public Sector Entrepreneurship - Distinguished. [Oral Presentation], Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, USA , 11-AUG-06 - 16-AUG-06.
Kearney, C. (2005) Assessing the Competencies Owner Managers Believe Contribute to Success and Growth. [Oral Presentation], Irish Academy of Management Conference, GMIT, Galway, Ireland , 04-SEP-05 - 05-SEP-05.
Kearney, C. (2004) Do the Psychological Characteristics of the Entrepreneur Effect the Growth and Development of their Organisation?. [Oral Presentation], Irish Academy of Management Conference, TCD, Ireland , 04-SEP-04 - 05-SEP-04.
Kearney, C. (2004) What are Global Ethical Organisational Practices of the 21st Century when we have Eastern and Western Cultural Divergence?. [Oral Presentation], Midwest Business Administration Conference, Chicago , 17-MAR-04 - 20-MAR-04.
Kearney, C. (2004) Pushing the Frontiers of Business Ethics. The Challenge to Redefine the Ethical Boundary in a Globalise World. [Oral Presentation], Western Academy of Management Conference, Alaska , 05-APR-04 - 07-APR-04.
Kearney, C. (2004) A Model for the Achievement of Organisational Excellence. [Oral Presentation], SAM International Business Conference, Baltimore, Maryland , 13-MAR-04 - 16-MAR-04.
   

Education

Year 1996 Institution: Nat Council Education Awards
Qualification: BA Subject:
Year 1999 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: MBS Subject:
Year 2008 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: PhD Subject: Corporate Entrepreneurship
         

Publications

Books

Hisrich, R.D. and Kearney, C. (2013) Managing Innovation and Entrepreneurship. USA: Sage. [Details]
Hisrich, R.D. and Kearney, C. (2011) Corporate Entrepreneurship: How to Create a Thriving Entrepreneurial Spirit Throughout Your Company. USA: McGraw-Hill. [Details]

Book Chapters

Kearney, C. and Hisrich, R.D. (2014) 'Entrepreneurship in Developing Economies: Transformation, Barriers and Infrastructure' In: Brewer, J. and Gibson, S.W (eds). Necessity Entrepreneurs: Microenterprise Education and Economic Development. USA: Edward Elgar. , pp.103-117 [Details]
Hisrich, R.D. and Kearney, C. (2012) 'Organisation, Entrepreneurship and Ethics' In: Hjorth, D (eds). Handbook on Organisational Entrepreneurship. UK: Edward Elgar. , pp.97-115 [Details]
Hisrich, R.D. and Kearney, C. (2011) 'Cultural Differences, Communication and Managing Innovation: An Entrepreneurs Guide' In: Keillor, B.D. and Kannan, V.R (eds). International Business in 21st Century: Going Global, Implementing International Business Operations. USA: In Praeger (Greenwood). , pp.67-94 [Details]
 

Peer Reviewed Journals

Kearney, C. and Meynhardt, T. (2016) 'Directing Corporate Entrepreneurship Strategy in the Public Sector to Public Value - Antecedents, Components and Outcomes'. International Public Management Journal, . [Details]
Kearney, C. and Morris, M.H. (2015) 'Strategic Renewal as a Mediator of Environmental Effects on Public Sector Performance'. Small Business Economics, 45 (2):425-445. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Kearney, C., McCarthy, K.J. and Telehala, D. (2015) 'Managing Product Innovation in Low-Tech Homogenous Goods Industries: An Empirical Investigation'. International Journal of Technology Marketing, 10 (2):179-194. [Details]
Kearney, C., Hisrich, R.D. and Antoncic, B. (2013) 'The Mediating Role of Corporate Entrepreneurship for External Environment Effects on Performance'. Journal of Business Economics and Management, 14 (1):S328-S357. [Details]
Kearney, C., Hisrich, R.D. and Roche, F.W. (2010) 'Change Management through Entrepreneurship in Public Sector Enterprises'. Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, 15 (4):1-23. [Details]
Kearney, C., Hisrich, R.D. and Roche, F.W. (2009) 'Public and Private Sector Entrepreneurship: Similarities, Differences or a Combination?'. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 16 (1):26-46. [Details]
Kearney, C., Hisrich, R.D. and Roche, F.W. (2007) 'Facilitating Public Sector Corporate Entrepreneurship Process: A Conceptual Model'. Journal of Enterprising Culture, 15 (3):275-299. [Details]
Kearney, C., Hisrich, R.D. and Roche, F.W. (2007) 'A Conceptual Model of Public Sector Corporate Entrepreneurship'. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 4 (3):295-313. [Details]
                                                                                             

Research

Research Interests

Claudine is currently pursuing a number of joint international research projects within her specialism and works closely with SMEs and large corporations as part of her research. 


Primary Research Focus (National and International)

1. Antecedents and Outcomes of Corporate Entrepreneurship in Private and Public Sector Organisations;
2. Examining the Properties of Emergence among Successful Entrepreneurial Ventures; 
3. The Impact of Entrepreneurial Orientation (EO) and Technological Sophistication on Organisational Performance.

Further Research Interests (National and International)

1. Entrepreneurship in Large Corporations, Strategy, Structure, and their Impact on Organisational Performance; 
2. Innovation Management and Learning Orientation in High and Low Technology Firms. 

     

Collaborators

Internal Collaborators

Professor Jan Rosier, Conway Institute, UCD

External Collaborators

Professor Robert Hisrich, Kent State University 

Professor Michael Morris, University of Florida

Professor Bostjan Antoncic, University of Ljubljana

Dr. Eelko Huizingh, University of Groningen

Dr. Killian McCarthy, University of Groningen

Dr. Timo Meynhardt, University of St. Galleon

Dr. William Wales,  University of Albany