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DCU Business School - Dr Finian Buckley

DCU Business School

Dr Finian Buckley

Finian BuckleyName: Dr Finian Buckley
Phone Number: 5658
Room Number: Q328
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Academic and Professional Qualifications: B.A. (Psychology),
H. Dip. Ed.,
Ph.D.(Organisational Psychology)

Finian Buckley is Senior Lecturer in Organisational Psychology and Director of the M.Sc. in Work and Organisational Psychology at DCU Business School.

An experienced active researcher and teacher, Finian leads the Programme Development Team within the Centre for Executive Programmes at DCUBS customising education and development solutions for client organisations. An expert in learning and innovation, he has worked with a wide variety of national and international organisations on change and development programmes. His current research on trust and innovation involves working with research scientists working on the LHC at the CERN project in Switzerland.

Finian is currently guiding 9 doctoral students on a variety of research projects in the areas of research interest noted below.

Teaching Areas: Organisational Behaviour
Work Motivation
Leadership & Change
Learning & Development
Research Interests: Trust in the Workplace
Knowledge Creation and Knowledge Management in scientific research settings
Meta-competency development and Self-regulated Learning in managers, entrepreneurs, etc.
Time cultures in workplace
The multiple meanings of Silence at work

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Selected Publications: Buckley, F and Monks, K. “Responding to Human Resource Managers' Learning Needs in an Edge of Chaos Environment”. Journal of Management Education, 323(2) 146-163, 2008.

Chughtai, A. A., & Buckley, F. “Work Engagement and its relationship with State and Trait Trust: A conceptual analysis”. Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management, 10(1), 47-71, 2008.

Buckley, F and Monks, K “Developing Meta-qualities: Outcomes and implications for HR roles” Human Resource Management Journal, 14(4) 41-56, 2004.

O’ Shea, D and Buckley F. “Towards an integrative model of creativity and innovation in organisations: a psychological perspective”’ Irish Journal of Psychology, forthcoming (2008).