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Aoife McDermott

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Academic and Professional Qualifications: B.A. (Mod.), Dip. Stats., Ph.D. (TCD)

Aoife McDermott is a Lecturer in HRM at Dublin City University Business School and a member of the Learning, Innovation and Knowledge (LInK) Research Centre. Her research interests centre on health service management. With Mary Keating (TCD) and Louise Fitzgerald (DeMontfort University, UK) Aoife has an ongoing research project funded by the Health Research Board, investigating the role of the HR function and clinical directorates in Irish hospitals. Aoife’s doctoral research was funded by the Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences and explored the implementation of service-improvement change in Irish hospitals.

Academic and research awards include: Runner-Up Best Paper Award (with co-author Mary Keating) at the Organisational Behaviour in Healthcare Conference Sydney, 2008; Best Paper Award (with co-author David Coghlan) from AOM Research Methods Division at International Research Methods Conference, March 2007.

Teaching Areas: Human Resource Management
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Selected Publications: Coghlan, D. and McDermott, A. (Forthcoming) Creating Value for Scholars and Practitioner: Lessons from Organization Development through Action Research and the Processual Approach in Eikeland, E. & Brogger, B. (eds) Action Research, Peter Lang Publisher

McDermott, A. and Watson, M.N., Using the past to make sense of the present: Understanding the role of past events in the context of organisational change., Irish Academy of Management, 05-SEP-08 - 08-SEP-08, Dublin, Ireland

Flood, P.C., Ramamoorthy, N., McDermott, A. and Conway, E. , ‘Leadership, Human Resource Management and the content of the psychological contract.’, Academy of Management, 08-AUG-08 - 13-AUG-08, Anaheim, California, USA }

Keating, M. and McDermott, A., ‘The strategic management of professionals: The void (in the?) role of HRM’, European Group of Organisation Studies, 05-JUL-08 - 07-JUL-08, Amsterdam, Netherlands