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DCU Business School - Sarah Ingle

DCU Business School

Sarah Ingle

Name: Dr Sarah Ingle
Phone Number: 5928
Room Number: DG16
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Academic and Professional Qualifications: B.Sc. (Eng.), MIE, Ph.D.
Chartered Engineer MIEI
Biography: Dr Sarah Ingle lectures in Enterprise & Entrepreneurship at DCUBS, and was previously an associate lecturer in UCD and IT, Tallaght. Her Primary and Masters degrees are in Production and Industrial Engineering, from TCD and UCD respectively, and she has worked in Irish industry as a chartered engineer in three multinational companies. She graduated with a Ph.D. in Strategic Management from DCU in 2000.

Sarah's research interests include business incubation (policy, management and measurement), and entrepreneurship education. She was awarded a Fulbright Research Scholarship to Arizona State University, USA for the Spring Semester of 2007. In 2006, 2008 and 2009 she was nominated by her final year students for the DCU President's Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

Sarah is an Edward de Bono Six Thinking Hats Trainer and a Certified Entrepreneurship Teacher for the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE). Along with her ongoing teaching, research and university activities, she is currently working in the area of Quality Improvement Projects within DCUBS.
Teaching Areas: New Enterprise Development
Entrepreneurship for non-business students
Production and operations management
Research Interests: Business incubation measurement and management
Entrepreneurship education
Changing themes in Entrepreneurship and New Enterprise Development

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Selected Publications: Ahmad, Ali J. and Sarah Ingle (2009), 'The Paradoxes and Practices of Incubatio - Study A: The Life World of the Incubator Manager', Irish Academy of Management Conference, GMIT, Galway.

Ingle Sarah and Marja-Liisa Rauhala-Nuovenon (Eds) (2008), 'Promoting Entrepreneurship by
Universities', Proceedings of 2nd International FINPIN Conference, Hämeenlinna, Finland, 20-22
April, Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Finland, ISBN 978-951-827-096-9.

DoBell, Dan and Sarah Ingle (2008), ‘A Comparative Study of Community College Entrepreneurial Educational Programs in the United States and Ireland’ in Community College Models: Globalization and Higher Education Reform. Chapter 26. CERC Studies in Comparative Education series.

Mottiar, Ziene and Sarah Ingle (2007), 'Broadening the entrepreneurial perspective: interpreneurship in an Irish furniture region'. International Small Business Journal, 25, 6, pp667-680.

Ingle, Sarah and Regina Connolly (2006), 'Methodological and research issues using E-S-Qual to measure online service dimensions in Ireland'. Irish Journal Of Management, 27, 2, pp25-32.

Ingle, Sarah (2000), 'Realigning performance measures: case studies in Irish industry'. International Journal of Business Performance Management 1, 2, pp124-136.