Claire Gubbins

Dr.

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Claire is a Professor of Organisational Behaviour & HRM at DCU, a past Fulbright scholar, Director of DCU's Executive MBA Programme, Associate Editor for Human Resource Development Quarterly (an SSCI listed journal), and a Fellow of the Centre for Evidence Based Management. 

She is published in such journals as Organization Studies, Human Resource Management (US), Journal of Management Inquiry, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development Quarterly, Advances in Developing Human Resources, Human Resource Development Review, Journal of Knowledge Management and Journal of European Industrial Training, among others. She has also published 2 co-authored books: Learning and Development in Organisations: Strategy, Evidence & Practice with OakTree Press Publishing and Learning and Development Effectiveness in Organisations: An Integrated Systems-Informed Model of Effectiveness with Palgrave Macmillan. 

Awards for her work include: a Fulbright Award, a Career Enhancement Award, US Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD) finalist award for her dissertation; BEST paper runner-up for the Alan Moon Memorial prize at the International Conference on HRD Research & Practice; and Best paper in track at the Irish Academy of Management.

She received the DCU Presidents award for Excellence in Teaching (Assessment & feedback) in 2013 and was a nominee in 2011/2012/2015 and in 2018 in the Team Category for her role as MBA Director as nominated by the MBA participants. 

She is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD), the US Academy of Management, the Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD) and the University Forum for HRD (UFHRD).

She is on the Council of the Irish Institute of Training and Development (IITD) and the Irish Academy of Management (IAM). She is on the editorial board for the Journal of European Industrial Training. 

Previously, Claire was a Fulbright Scholar at Carnegie Mellon University USA, a Senior Research Fellow on the Irish Centre for Manufacturing Research (ICMR) project on Tacit Knowledge Management, Learning and Systems, a Senior Research Fellow at the Enterprise Research Centre with the University of Limerick working in collaboration with Trinity College Dublin on the ICMR project on Training and Training Information Support. She was a Lecturer in Management and HRM at University College Cork and a Lecturer of HRM and Organisational Behaviour with the Kemmy Business School at the University of Limerick. She was awarded her Ph.D. from the University of Limerick; her research was at the interface of organisational behaviour and human resource development and focused on the influence of social networks on career, professional development and work outcomes. She is a former Government of Ireland Scholar, awarded the Government of Ireland Research Scholarship (IRCHSS) and the University of Limerick Registrars scholarship to conduct her PhD.


She is an experienced Consultant, Coach and Trainer to a range of industries in such areas as knowledge management through people and organisational systems, leadership assessment and development centres, human resource management skills, auditing training, training design, delivery and development programme evaluation. She is a facilitator on the Enterprise Ireland Management4Growth programme for SME's at DCU and on the INVEST NI Leadership Development programme for SME's. 

Other Journal

Year Publication
2015 Flood, P., Fu, N., Gubbins, C., Freeney, Y., Conway, E. (2015) 'The Future of HR in Ireland: Results of GPTW Survey' .
2015 Gubbins, C. (2015) 'What DCU Business School can do for Managers: Research Impact and Evidence-Based Management' .
2012 Gubbins, C. (2012) 'Tacit Knowledge Processes & Influencers Audit Report: Case Company 4' .
2012 Gubbins, C. (2012) 'Tacit Knowledge Processes & Influencers Audit Report: Case Company 3' .
2012 Gubbins, C., Kelly, G., & Sherman, U. (2012) 'Tacit Knowledge Processes & Influencers Audit Report: Case Company 5' .
2011 Gubbins, C. (2011) 'Tacit Knowledge Processes & Influencers Audit Report: Case Company 2' .
2011 Gubbins, C., Kelly, G. (2011) 'Tacit Knowledge Processes & Influencers Audit Report: Case Company 1' .
2010 Gubbins, C., Corrigan, S., O' Boyle, R., Cooke, M., Murphy, E., Cromie, S. (2010) 'Report on the Results of the Integrated and Technology Driven Training Programme Scoping-out Project' .
2008 Garavan, T.N. Shanahan, V. Carbery, R. & Gubbins, C. (2008) 'Training and Development in Ireland: The Results of the 2007 National Survey' .
2008 Garavan, T.N. Shanahan, V. Carbery, R. & Gubbins, C. (2008) 'Training and Development in Ireland: The Results of the 2007 National Survey' .

Conference Contribution

Year Publication
2004 Garavan, T.N. Collins, E. Morley, M. Carbery, R. Gubbins, C. Prendeville, L. (2004) Abstract Proceedings: 5th Human Resource Development Conference: Cross-Cultural Comparative & International Perspectives 01/05/2004-.
2003 Morley, M. Cross, C. Flood, P. (eds.) Gubbins, C. Heraty, N, Sheikh, H. (2003) Full Proceedings: Exploring the Mosaic, Developing the Discipline: 7th Conference on International Human Resource Management Limerick, Ireland, 25/05/2003-.
2010 Connolly, C. Gubbins, C. Murphy, E. (2010) Transforming Engineering Education Conference 2010 Non-Cognitive Influences on Trainee Learning within the Manufacturing Industry 01/09/2010-.
2015 Gubbins, C. (with Flood, P., Fu, N., Kilroy, S., Freeney, Y., Conway, E.) (2015) Great Place to Work Meeting Evidence Based HR & Results of Great Place to Work Survey Cork, IRELAND, 21/05/2015-21/05/2015.
2015 Gubbins, C. (2015) KMPG/FHRD Tuning into Talent: Is your Talent Strategy on Track Tuning into Talent: Talent, HR Practices, Talent Development & the Evidence Based Approach Malta, 29/05/2015-29/05/2015.
2015 Gubbins, C. (2015) Irish Academy of Management SIG on Teaching & Learning Innovations Invited speaker on Evidence Based Teaching to Develop Evidence Informed Managers Dublin, 29/04/2015-29/04/2015.
2012 Gubbins, C. (2012) Through the Glass Ceiling: Career Progression Programme and Strategy for Female Academics and Researchers Professional Networking for Academic Women Institute for Social Sciences in the 21st Century, UCC, Cork, Ireland, 26/01/2012-26/01/2012.
2012 Gubbins, C. (2012) Through the Glass Ceiling: Career Progression Programme and Strategy for Female Academics and Researchers Invited Workshop on 'Professional Networking for Academic Women' Institute for Social Science in the 21st Century, UCC, Cork, Ireland, 27/01/2012-27/01/2012.
2011 Gubbins, C. (2011) CIPD Western Branch Seminar Invited Keynote on 'Social Capital and the HR Business Partner: Influence on Career Success & Participation in Developmental Activities' Galway, Ireland, 24/02/2011-24/02/2011.
2006 Gubbins, C. (2006) University Forum on Human Resource Development (UFHRD) 2006 The Impact of Social Capital on HR Professionals Career & Work Outcomes UL, Limerick, Ireland, 05/05/2006-05/05/2006.
2006 Gubbins, C. (2006) Annual CIPD Western Branch Event Social Capital & the HR Professional Castlebar, Mayo, Ireland, 15/11/2006-15/11/2006.
2005 Gubbins, C. (2005) The Southern Corridor Skillsnet Network Conference Realising the Potential of Social Networks Limerick, Ireland, 12/05/2005-12/05/2005.
2015 Gubbins, C. (2015) Institute of Sport Invited Workshop on Social Networks and Maximising Potential for Sports Coaches Dublin, 22/04/2015-22/04/2015.
2015 Gubbins, C., Anderson, V., Ellinger, A., Lunn, M.L, Nimon, K., Sheehan, M., Werner, J. (2015) UFHRD International Conference on Human Resource Development Generating Impact and Bridging the Research-Practice Gap in HRD: Creating Compelling Questions, Designing Rigorous Research, and Communicating Implications for Practice Cork, IRELAND, 03/06/2015-04/06/2015.
2015 Flood, P., Fu, N., Gubbins, C., Kilroy, S., Freeney, Y., Conway, E. (2015) Results of Great Place to Work Survey Great Place to Work Survey: Workshop with HR Practitioners on Results of Survey Dublin, 21/01/2015-21/01/2015.
2014 Gubbins, C. (2014) Organisation Development Ireland industry Network Meeting Invited Seminar on 'A Social Capital/Social Network Perspective on Career Development: with Illustrative Studies' Dublin, 23/10/2014-.
2014 Gubbins, C. (2014) Postgraduate Careers Day, Royal College of Surgeons Invited Workshop on Effecting Networking for Science Postgraduates RCSI, 18/09/2014-.
2014 Gubbins, C. (2014) HERC Policy Research Seminar in the Series Higher education in challenging times: questioning the unquestioned Invited panelist commentary Dublin, 09/12/2014-09/12/2014.
2014 Gubbins, C. (2014) Irish Academy of Management SIG on The Challenges of Teaching & Learning in the Work, Employment & Organization Discipline Invited Presentation on 'Transitioning or Balancing?: Educating the Student/Developing the Practitioner' Dublin, 01/05/2014-.
2014 Kelly, G., Gubbins, C. & Dooley, L. (2014) British Academy of Management Conference A qualitative study of the tacit knowledge sharing processes of employees in manufacturing organisations 01/09/2014-.
2014 Gubbins, C. (2014) Irish Centre for Business Excellence Annual Industry Conference 2014 Invited Seminar on 'HR Role into Recovery: Organisational Effectiveness & Talent Development through Tacit Knowledge Management' Dublin, 15/10/2014-.
2014 Ellinger, A., Anderson, V., Gubbins, C.., Lunn, M.L, Nimon, K., Sheehan, M., Werner, J. (2014) UFHRD International Conference on Human Resource Development Symposium: Transitioning Conference Papers to HRDQ Journal Submissions Edinburgh, Scotland, 02/06/2014-05/06/2014.
2014 Gubbins, C. (2014) 43rd Annual Food Research Conference: Postdoctoral Programme Invited Workshop on Building your Professional Network University College Dublin, 10/12/2014-10/12/2014.
2014 Gubbins, C. (2014) Irish Academy of Management (IAM) Sig on Navigating Publication Invited Seminar on Navigating Publication Dublin, 02/12/2014-02/12/2014.
2013 Gubbins, C. (2013) Academy of Human Resource Development Conference Invited Symposium on 'Social Network Analysis: Whole and Egocentric Network Data' Washington, USA, 14/02/2013-16/02/2013.
2013 Gubbins, C., Kelly, G., Dooley, L. (2013) International Conference on Organisational Learning, Knowledge & Capabilities Determinants of relationship operationalization for tacit knowledge seeking and sharing Washington, USA, 25/04/2013-27/04/2013.
2013 Gubbins, C., Freeney, Y., Kelly, G., Dooley, L (2013) European Group on Organisation Studies Determinants of relationship operationalisation for tacit knowledge seeking and sharing Montreal, 01/07/2013-.
2013 Dooley, L., Gubbins, C., Kelly, G. (2013) 20th International EurOMA Conference Systemic Process Innovation: Leveraging Tacit Knowledge from the Shop Floor 01/06/2013-.
2012 Kennedy, J. & Gubbins, C. & Buckley, F. (2012) 13th European Conference on Knowledge Management How do Individuals Affect the Process of Managing Tacit Knowledge? Cartegena, Spain, 06/09/2012-.
2011 Gubbins, C. Kelly, G. Garavan, T.N. Murphy, E. (2011) Irish Academy of Management: Making a World of Difference: Nation Building and the Role of Management Education Individual Level Influencers on Tacit Knowledge Sharing Practices and Behaviours and The Role for HR Dublin, Ireland, 31/08/2011-02/09/2011.
2011 Gubbins, C. Garavan, T.N. Cromie, S. Murphy, E. (2011) European Academy of Management: Management Culture in the 21st Century Understanding Competence Development in Manufacturing: The Influence of Task Characteristics on Skill Acquisition & Transfer Tallinn, Estonia, 01/06/2011-04/06/2011.
2011 Kelly, G. Gubbins, C. Dooley, L. Murphy, E. Emery, C. (2011) 7th International Conference of the Dutch HRM Network Organisational Level Influences on Tacit Knowledge Sharing Practices and Behaviours in Multinational Manufacturing Firms in Ireland Groningen, The Netherlands, 10/11/2011-11/11/2011.
2011 Gubbins, C. Corrigan, S. Garavan, T.N. O' Connor, C. Leahy, D. Long, D. Murphy, E. (2011) 12th International Conference on Human Resource Development: Sustaining Growth through Human Resource Development Evaluating a Tacit Knowledge Management Initiative: its Business Value, ROI and the Challenges Glouchester, UK, 25/05/2011-27/05/2011.
2011 Gubbins, C. Kelly, G. Dooley, L. Emery, C. Murphy, E. (2011) 12th European Conference on Knowledge Management Individual Level Influencers on Tacit Knowledge Management Passau, Germany, 01/09/2011-02/09/2011.
2010 Gubbins, C. Dooley, L. (2010) International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing The Influence of Social Networks on Knowledge Management for Innovation in Life-Science Discovery Networks Valencia, Spain, 25/10/2010-28/10/2010.
2010 Gubbins, C. Garavan, T.N. Cromie, S. Murphy, E. (2010) 11th International Conference on Human Resource Development The Impact Of Variability In Manufacturing Task Characteristics On Learning Performance: Skill Acquisition And Retention Pecs, Hungary, 02/06/2010-06/06/2010.
2010 Corrigan, S. Cooke, M. Garavan, T.N. Gubbins, C. Cromie, S. (2010) 11th International Conference on Human Resource Development An Understanding of Manufacturing Operational Contexts in Enhancing Successful Implementation & Sustainability of Re-Skilling/Multi-Skilling Interventions Pecs, Hungary, 02/06/2010-06/06/2010.
2009 Gubbins, C. Cromie, S. Fitzpatrick, M. Corrigan, S. Murphy, E. Cooke, M. Garavan, T.N. (2009) EDULEARN International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies A 'State of the Art' Review of the Characteristics and Effectiveness of Training Technology Methodologies for Training Time, Skill Retention & Learning Transfer Barcelona, Spain, 06/07/2009-08/07/2009.
2009 Gubbins, C. Garavan, T.N. (2009) CIPD Centre's Conference An Examination of the Influence of Social Capital on HRD Professionals' Career, Role & Professional Development Nottingham, UK, 24/06/2009-26/06/2009.
2009 Gubbins, C. Dooley, L. & Kelleher, C. (2009) 10th International Conference on HRD Research and Practice Understanding Innovation and Knowledge Management in Dynamic Networks Newcastle,UK, 01/05/2009-.
2009 Gubbins, C. (2009) Bicocca Training and Development Centre University of Milan: Invited Seminar Social Networking for Organisational Development Milan, Italy, 01/10/2009-.
2008 Dennehy, A.& Gubbins, C. (2008) 11th Annual Conference of the Irish Academy of Management The Impact of Smart Technologies on Work-Life Balance Dublin, Ireland, 01/09/2008-.
2008 Gubbins, C. & Garavan, T.N. (2008) 9th International Conference on HRD Research and Practice The Changing Role of the HRD Professional Lille, France, 01/05/2008-.
2008 Wankel, C. Gubbins, C. et al. (2008) Academy of Management Annual Meeting: The Questions we Ask? Making large global collaborations work Anaheim, California, USA, 08/08/2008-13/08/2008.
2008 Gubbins, C. Linehan, C. & O' Brien, E. (2008) 11th Annual Conference of the Irish Academy of Management Being seen as Professional: The Emotional Labour of HR Managers to build Social Capital Dublin, Ireland, 01/09/2008-.
2007 Gubbins, C. Garavan, T.N. (2007) VI International Conference on Human Resource Management Studying HRD Practitioners: A Social Capital Model Cadiz, Spain, 17/05/2007-18/05/2007.
2007 Andriessen, D. Gubbins, C. (2007) 7th International Conference on Organisational Discource The Use of Metaphors in Organisational Theory: The Case of Social Capital Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 26/07/2007-28/07/2007.
2006 Storberg-Walker, J. & Gubbins, C. (2006) 7th International Conference on Human Resource Development: Research and Practice across Europe Introducing Social Networks as a Theoretical & Empirical Tool to Understand and Do HRD Tilburg, Holland, 01/05/2006-.
2005 Gubbins, C. O' Donnell, D. McGuire, D. & Garavan, T.N. (2005) The Critical Management Studies Conference Social Capital: A Foucauldian and Habermasian Perspective Cambridge, UK, 01/05/2005-.
2005 Gubbins, C. Liddy, C. Cross, C. Garavan, T.N. (2005) V International Workshop on Human Resource Management A Contemporary Perspective on the Psychological Contract: Volunteerism Seville, Spain, 19/05/2005-21/05/2005.
2005 Gubbins, C. Hogan, C. Garavan, T.N. & Woodlock, M. (2005) 6th International Conference on Human Resource Development: Research and Practice Across Europe Transitioning to a Strategically Aligned HRD Function: The Case of a Health Services Organisation Leeds, UK, 01/05/2005-.
2005 Gubbins, C. Garavan, T.N. Hogan, C. Woodlock, M. (2005) Irish Academy of Management Conference An Examination of a Public Sector Training and Development System Galway, Ireland, 07/09/2005-09/09/2005.
2004 Gubbins, C. & Garavan, T.N. (2004) 5th International Conference on Human Resource Development: HRD, Cross-Cultural, Comparative and International Perspectives The Influence of Social Capital on Career Outcomes: A Study of HRD Professionals Limerick, Ireland, 01/05/2004-.

Conference Publication

Year Publication
2017 Flood, P., Jiafeng, J., Bosak, J., & Gubbins, C. (2017) International Network for Social Network Analysis Towards an understanding of the dark side of social capital in developmental networks: Effects on compulsory citizenship behaviour and relational inertia
2017 Jiafeng,Jin;Flood,Patrick;Gubbins,Claire;Bosak,Janine (2017) International Conference on Organizational Knowledge,Learning and Capabilities (OLKC) The bright and dark side of developmental social networks for knowledge sharing of knowledge workers Spain,
2017 Flood, P., Jiafeng, J., Bosak, J., & Gubbins, C. (2017) European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology Conference Understanding the dark side of developmental networks using a social capital framework: The mediating role of compulsory citizenship behavior
2017 Jiafeng,Jin;Flood,Patrick;Bosak,Janine;Gubbins,Claire (2017) International Network for Social Network Analysis Towards an understanding of the dark side of social capital in developmental networks: Effects on compulsory citizenship behaviour and relational inertia China,
2017 Jiafeng,Jin;Flood,Patrick;Bosak,Janine;Gubbins,Claire (2017) European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology Conference Understanding the dark side of developmental networks using a social capital framework: The mediating role of compulsory citizenship behavior Ireland,
2015 Kennedy,Jennifer;Gubbins,Claire;Buckley,Finian (2015) Organisational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities Conference Conceptualising Knowledge Seeking as part of the Knowledge Sharing Process Italy,
2014 Kelly,Grainne;Gubbins,Claire;Dooley,Lawrence (2014) British Academy of Management Conference A qualitative study of the tacit knowledge sharing processes of employees in manufacturing organisations Ireland,
2014 Ellinger,Andrea;Anderson,Valerie;Gubbins,Claire;Lunn,Mary L;Nimon,Kim (2014) University Forum on Human Resource Development Annual Meeting Transitioning Conference Papers to HRDQ Journal Submissions Scotland,
2014 Gubbins,Claire (2014) Academy of Human Resource Development Transitioning Conference Papers to Journal Publications Texas,
2013 Dooley,Lawrence;Gubbins,Claire;Kelly,Grainne (2013) 20th International Annual EurOMA Conference Systemic Process Innovation: Leveraging Tacit Knowledge from the Shop Floor Ireland,
2013 Gubbins,Claire;Kelly,Grainne;Dooley,Lawrence (2013) University Forum on Human Resource Development Annual Meeting Relational social capital determinants to tacit knowledge seeking and sharing United Kingdom,
2013 Gubbins,Claire;Freeney,Yseult;Kelly,Grainne;Dooley,Lawrence (2013) European Group for Organizational Studies Determinants of relationship operationalization for tacit knowledge seeking and sharing Canada,
2013 Gubbins,Claire;Kelly,Grainne;Dooley,Lawrence;Murphy,Eamonn (2013) International Conference on Organisational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities 2013 Determinants of Relationship Initiation and Operationalisation for Multiple Phases of Tacit Knowledge Sharing Washington,
2012 Kennedy, J.;Gubbins, C.;Buckley, F.; (2012) Proceedings of the European Conference on Knowledge Management, ECKM How do individuals affect the process of managing tacit knowledge?
2012 Kennedy,Jennifer;Gubbins,Claire;Buckley,Finian (2012) 13th European Conference on Knowledge Management How do Individuals Affect the Process of Managing Tacit Knowledge? Spain,
2012 Kennedy, J;Gubbins, C;Buckley, F (2012) PROCEEDINGS OF THE 13TH EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT, VOLS 1 AND 2 How do Individuals Affect the Process of Managing Tacit Knowledge?
2012 Kennedy J.;Gubbins C.;Buckley F. (2012) Proceedings of the European Conference on Knowledge Management, ECKM How do individuals affect the process of managing tacit knowledge?
2011 Gubbins,Claire;Kelly,G;Emery,C;Dooley,C;Murphy,E (2011) 6th International Conference of the Dutch HRM Network Towards a More Nuanced Understanding of Organisational Level Influencers on Tacit Knowledge Management Processes Netherlands,
2011 Gubbins, C;Kelly, G;Dooley, L;Emery, C;Murphy, E (2011) PROCEEDINGS OF THE 12TH EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT, VOLS 1 AND 2 Individual Level Influencers on Tacit Knowledge Sharing Processes
2011 Gubbins,Claire;Corrigan,S;Garavan,T.N.;O'Connor,C;Leahy,D (2011) 12th International Conference on Human Resource Development Evaluating a Tacit Knowledge Management Initiative: Its Business Value, ROI and Challenges United Kingdom,
2011 Gubbins,Claire;Kelly,G;Emery,C;Dooley,L;Murphy,E (2011) European Conference on Knowledge Management Individual Level Influencers on Tacit Knowledge Management Processes: A Study of Manufacturing MNCs Germany,
2011 Gubbins,Claire;Kelly,G;Emery,C;Murphy,E (2011) Irish Academy of Management Individual Level Influencers on Tacit Knowledge Management Processes: A Study of Manufacturing MNCs Ireland,
2011 Gubbins C.;Kelly G.;Dooley L.;Emery C.;Murphy E. (2011) Proceedings of the European Conference on Knowledge Management, ECKM Individual level influencers on tacit knowledge sharing processes
2010 Gubbins, C.;Dooley, L.; (2010) KMIS 2010 - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing The influence of social networks on knowledge management for innovation in life-science discovery networks
2010 Gubbins,Claire;Cromie,S;Cooke,M;Garavan,T.N.;Murphy,E (2010) 11th International Conference on Human Resource Development The Nature of Manufacturing Task Characteristics and Their Impacy on Learning Effectiveness and Workplace Performance Unknown,
2010 Gubbins,C;Connolly,C (2010) Transforming Engineering Education Conference 2010 Non-Cognitive Influences on Trainee Learning within the Manufacturing Industry Ireland,
2010 Gubbins,Claire;Dooley,L (2010) International Conference on Knowledge management and Information Sharing The Influence of Social Networks on Knowledge Management for Innovation in Life-Science Discovery Networks Spain,
2010 Gubbins,Claire;Cooke,M;Garavan,T.N.;Corrigan,S;Cromie,S (2010) 11th International Conference on Human Resource Development An Understanding of Manufacturing Operational Contexts in Enhancing Successful Implementation and Sustainability of Re-skilling/Mulit-skilling Interventions Unknown,
2010 Connolly, C.;Gubbins, C.;Murphy, E.; (2010) 2010 IEEE Transforming Engineering Education: Creating Interdisciplinary Skills for Complex Global Environments Non-cognitive influences on trainee learning within the manufacturing industry
2009 Gubbins,Claire;Cromie,S;Fitzpatrick,M;Corrigan,S;Murphy,E (2009) EDULEARN International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies A State of the Art Review of the Characteristics and Effectiveness of Training Technology Methodologies for Training Time, Skill Retention and Learning Transfer Spain,
2009 Gubbins,C;Dooley,L;Kelleher,C (2009) 10th International Conference on HRD Research and Practice Understanding Innovation and Knowledge Management in Dynamic Networks United Kingdom,
2008 Gubbins,C;Garavan,T (2008) 9th International Conference on HRD Research and Practice The Changing Role of the HRD Professional France,
2008 Gubbins,C (2008) Irish Academy of Management Being seen as Professional: The Emotional Labour of HR Managers to build Social Capital Ireland,
2008 Gubbins,Claire;Garavan,T.N. (2008) CIPD Centres' COnference 2008 An Examination of the Influence of Social Capital on HRD Professionals' Career Role and Professional Development United Kingdom,
2008 Gubbins,C;Dennehy,A (2008) 11th Annual Conference of the Irish Academy of Management The Impact of Smart Technologies on Work-Life Balance Ireland,
2003 Gubbins,Claire (2003) Employment Relations Unit Conference Individualism/ Collectivism and Attitudes Towards Human Resource Systems: A Comparative Study of American, Irish and Indian MBA Students Ireland,

Book Chapter

Year Publication
2018 Gubbins,Claire (2018) 'Knowledge & Organisational Learning & Its Management through HR Practices&; A Critical Perspective' In: London : Routledge.
2016 Gubbins,Claire (2016) 'Social Capital, Networking and IHRD' In: : Edward Elgar Publishing.
2014 Gubbins, C. (2014) 'Social Capital, Networking and International HRD' In: Garavan, T.N., McCarthy, A. & Carbery, R(Eds.). : Edward Elgar (EE).
2014 Gubbins,Claire;Andriessen,Daniel (2014) 'Metaphor' In: : Blackwell.
2014 Gubbins C.;Korte R. (2014) 'Social capital theory and HRD: Debates, perspectives and opportunities' In: Routledge Companion To Human Resource Development.
2014 Gubbins,Claire (2014) 'Social Capital' In: : Blackwell.
2014 Gubbins,Claire;Korte,Russell (2014) 'Social Capital Theory and HRD: Debates, Perspectives and Opportunities' In: : Routledge.
2014 Gubbins,Claire;Kennedy,Jennifer (2014) 'Learning and Knowledge' In: : Orpen Press.
2014 Gubbins, C. & Korte, R. (2014) 'Social Capital and Human Resource Development' In: Poell, R., Rocco, T. & Roth, G(Eds.). : Routledge.
2013 Gubbins, C. (2013) 'Social Capital' In: Flood, P. & Freeny, Y(Eds.). London : Blackwell Publishers. Forthcoming.
2013 Gubbins, C. & Andriessen, D. (2013) 'Metaphor' In: Flood, P. & Freeny, Y(Eds.). : Blackwell Publishers. Forthcoming.
2013 Gubbins, C. & Kennedy, J. (2013) 'Learning and Knowledge' In: Harney, B. & Monks, K(Eds.). Dublin, Ireland : Blackhall Publishing.
2012 Gubbins, C. (2012) 'Managing the New Workplace: Collaborating in the organization ' In: Wankel, C(Eds.). : Palgrave Macmillan.
2010 Gubbins,C;Gubbins,L (2010) 'Social Network Analysis as a tool for understanding innovation and knowledge management in dynamic networks' In: : IGI Global.
2010 Gubbins, C. & Dooley, L. (2010) 'Social Network Analysis as a tool for understanding innovation and knowledge management in dynamic networks' In: O'Brien, E. Clifford, S. Southern, M(Eds.). : IGI Global.
2006 Garavan,Thomas;Gubbins,Claire;Hogan,Carole;Woodlock,Margaret (2006) 'Transitioning to a Strategically Aligned HRD Function: The case of a Health Services Organisation' In: London : Routledge.
2006 Garavan, T.N. & Gubbins, C. (2006) 'Training and Development in the Irish Hospitality Sector' In: McGing, G. & Connolly, P(Eds.). : OakTree Press.
2006 Garavan, T.N. Gubbins, C. Hogan, C. Woodlock, M. (2006) 'Transitioning to a Strategically Aligned HRD Function: The Case of a Health Services Organisation' In: Sambrook, S. & Stewart, J(Eds.). : Routledge.
2006 Garavan,Thomas;Gubbins,Claire (2006) 'Training and Development in the Irish Hospitality Sector' In: : Blackhall Publishing Ltd.
2004 Garavan,Thomas;McCarthy,Alma;McMahon,Juliet;Gubbins,Claire (2004) 'Management Development in Micro and Small Firms in Ireland: Linking Management Development Practices to Firm Strategic Type and HRM orientation' In: London : Routledge.
2004 Garavan, T.N. McCarthy, A. McMahon, J.& Gubbins, C. (2004) 'Management Development in Micro and Small Firms in Ireland: Linking Management Development Practices to Firm Strategic Type & HRM Orientation' In: Stewart, J. & Beaver, G(Eds.). London : Routledge.

Editorial

Year Publication
2015 Gubbins C.;Rousseau D. (2015) Embracing translational HRD research for evidence-based management: Let's talk about how to bridge the research-practice gap. ED
2013 Ellinger A.;Anderson V.;Gubbins C.;Lynn Lunn M.;Nimon K.;Sheehan M.;Werner J. (2013) The Generous Spirit of the Peer Review Process: Perspectives and Insights From the HRDQ Editorial Team on Providing High-Quality Reviews. ED

Book

Year Publication
2020 Garavan, T.N. O' Brien, F. Duggan, J. Gubbins, C. Lai, Y. Carbery, R. Heneghan, S. Lannon, R. Sheehan, M. Grant, K. (2020) Learning and Development Effectiveness in Organisations: An Integrated Systems-Informed Model of Effectiveness. Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. Link
2020 Garavan, T.N. Hogan, C. Cahir-O' Donnell, A. Gubbins, C. (2020) Learning and Development in Organisations: Strategy, Evidence and Practice. Dublin: OakTree Press. Link
2014 Gubbins, C.;Korte, R.; (2014) Social capital theory and HRD: Debates, perspectives and opportunities.
2006 Garavan, T.N.;Gubbins, C.;Hogan, C.;Woodlock, M.; (2006) Transitioning to a strategically aligned HRD function: The case of a health services organization.
2003 Garavan, T.N.;McCarthy, A.;McMahon, J.;Gubbins, C.; (2003) Management development in micro and small firms in Ireland: Linking management development practices to firm size, strategic type, HRM orientation and owner-manager espoused values.

Peer Reviewed Journal

Year Publication
2019 Garavan,Thomas;Heneghan,Sinead;O' Brien,Fergal;Gubbins,Claire;Lai,Yanqing (2019) 'L&D Professionals in Organisations: much ambition, unfilled promise'. European Journal of Training and Development, 44 .
2019 Dooley,Lawrence;Gubbins,Claire (2019) 'Inter-organisational Knowledge Networks: Synthesising dialectic tensions of university-industry knowledge discovery'. Journal of Knowledge Management, .
2019 Gubbins,Claire (2019) 'L&D Professionals in Organisations: Much Ambition Unfulfilled Promises'. European Journal of Training and Development, . Link
2019 Garavan,T.N.,Heneghan,S.,O'Brien, F.,Gubbins,Claire, (2019) 'L&D Professionals in Organisations: Much Ambition Unfulfilled Promises'. European Journal of Training and Development, . Link
2018 Gubbins, C;Harney, B;van der Werff, L;Rousseau, DM (2018) 'Enhancing the trustworthiness and credibility of human resource development: Evidence-based management to the rescue?'. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 29 :193-202.
2018 Gubbins,Claire;Harney,Brian;Van der Werff,Lisa;Rousseau,Denise (2018) 'Enhancing the trustworthiness and credibility of HRD&; Evidence-based management to the rescue?'. Human Resource Development Quarterly, .
2016 Gubbins C.;Garavan T. (2016) 'Social Capital Effects on the Career and Development Outcomes of HR Professionals'. Human Resource Management, 55 (2):241-260.
2015 Gubbins, C. Rousseau, D.M. (2015) 'Embracing Translational HRD Research for Evidence-Based Management: Let’s Talk About How to Bridge the Research-Practice Gap'. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 26 .
2015 Claire Gubbins , Denise Rousseau (2015) 'Embracing translational HRD research for evidence-based management: let���s talk about how to bridge the research-practice gap'. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 26 :109-125.
2015 Gubbins C.;Garavan T. (2015) 'Social capital effects on the career and development outcomes of HR professionals'. Human Resource Management, .
2015 Gubbins, C.;Rousseau, D.M.; (2015) 'Embracing translational HRD research for evidence-based management: Let's talk about how to bridge the research-practice gap'. Human Resource Development Quarterly, .
2015 Gubbins,Claire;Rousseau,Denise (2015) 'Embracing Translational HRD Research for Evidence-Based Management: Let's Talk About How to Bridge the Research-Practice Gap'. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 26 .
2015 Gubbins,Claire;Garavan,Thomas (2015) 'Social Capital Effects on the Career and Developmental Activities of HR Professional'. Human Resource Management, .
2015 Gubbins, C. & Garavan, T.N (2015) 'Social Capital Effects on the Career and Developmental Outcomes of HR Professionals'. Human Resource Management, online .
2014 Gubbins,Claire;Dooley,Lawrence (2014) 'Understanding Innovation and Knowledge Management in Dynamic Networks'. Journal of Management Inquiry, .
2014 Gubbins C.;Dooley L. (2014) 'Exploring Social Network Dynamics Driving Knowledge Management for Innovation'. Journal of Management Inquiry, 23 (2):162-185.
2014 Gubbins, C. & Dooley, L. (2014) 'Exploring Social Network Dynamics Driving Knowledge Management for Innovation'. Journal of Management Inquiry, 23 .
2013 Ellinger, A.D.;Anderson, V.;Gubbins, C.;Lynn Lunn, M.;Nimon, K.F.;Sheehan, M.;Werner, J.M.; (2013) 'The Generous Spirit of the Peer Review Process: Perspectives and Insights From the HRDQ Editorial Team on Providing High-Quality Reviews'. Human Resource Development Quarterly, .
2013 Ellinger, A. Anderson, V. Gubbins, C. Lynn Lunn, M. Nimon, N.F. Sheehan, M. Werner, J. (2013) 'The Generous Spirit of the Peer Review Process: Perspectives and Insights From the HRDQ Editorial Team on Providing High-Quality Reviews'. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 24 .
2013 Ellinger,Andrea;Anderson,Valerie;Gubbins,Claire;Lynn Lunn,Mary;Nimon,Kim (2013) 'The Generous Spirit of the Peer Review Process: Perspectives and Insights From the HRDQ Editorial Team on Providing High-Quality Reviews'. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 24 .
2012 Gubbins,Claire;Corrigan,S;Garavan,TN;O'Connor,C;Leahy,D (2012) 'Evaluating a Tacit Knowledge Management Initiative: Its Business Value, ROI and Challenges'. European Journal of Training and Development, .
2012 Gubbins C.;Corrigan S.;Garavan T.;O'Connor C.;Leahy D.;Long D.;Murphy E. (2012) 'Evaluating a tacit knowledge sharing initiative: A case study'. European Journal of Training and Development, 36 (8):827-847.
2012 Gubbins, C. Corrigan, S. Garavan, T.N. O' Connor, C. Leahy, D. Long, D. Murphy, E. (2012) 'Evaluating a Tacit Knowledge Management Initiative: its Business Value, ROI and Challenges'. European Journal of Training and Development, .
2010 Gubbins,Claire;Maguire,D (2010) 'The Slow Death of Formal Learning: A Polemic'. Human Resource Development Review, .
2010 McGuire, D. & Gubbins, C. (2010) 'The Slow Death of Formal Learning: A Polemic'. 9 .
2009 Gubbins,Claire;Andriessen,D (2009) 'Metaphor Analysis as an Approach for Exploring Theoretical Concepts: The Case of Social Capital'. Organisation Studies, .
2009 Gubbins,C;Garavan,T (2009) 'Understanding the HRD Role in MNC's - The Imperatives of Social Capital and Networking'. Human Resource Development Review, 8 .
2009 Gubbins, C.;Garavan, T.N.; (2009) 'Understanding the HRD role in MNCs: The imperatives of social capital and networking'. Human Resource Development Review, .
2009 Andriessen, D.;Gubbins, C.; (2009) 'Metaphor analysis as an approach for exploring theoretical concepts: The case of social capital'. Organization Studies, .
2009 Gubbins, C.; (2009) 'Social Networks: An Introduction'. Journal of European Industrial Training, .
2009 Andriessen, D. Gubbins, C. (2009) 'Metaphor Analysis as an approach for Exploring Theoretical Concepts; The Case of Social Capital'. ORGANISATION STUDIES, .
2009 Gubbins,Claire (2009) 'A Review of Social Networks: An Introduction by Jeroen Bruggeman'. Journal of European Industrial Training, .
2009 Gubbins, C. & Garavan, T.N. (2009) 'Understanding the HRD Role in MNC's: The Imperatives of Social Capital and Networking'. 8 .
2008 Gubbins, C.;Maccurtain, S.; (2008) 'Understanding the Dynamics of Collective Learning: The Role of Trust and Social Capital'. Advances in Developing Human Resources, .
2008 O' Donnell, D. Gubbins, C. Jorgenson, K. McGuire, D. & Garavan, T.N. (2008) 'Social Capital: Bringing Foucault and Habermas In'. 10 .
2008 Gubbins, C. & MacCurtain, S. (2008) 'Understanding the Dynamics of Collective Learning:The Role of Trust and Social Capital'. 10 .
2008 Garavan, T.N. Wilson, J. Cross, C. Carbery, R. Sieben, I de Grip, A. Strandberg, C. Gubbins, C. Shanahan, V. Hogan, C. McCracken, M. & Heaton, N. (2008) 'Mapping the context and practice of training, development and HRD in European Call Centres'. Journal of European Industrial Training, 32 .
2008 Gubbins,C;MacCurtain,S (2008) 'Understanding the Dynamics of Collective Learning -The Role of Trust and Social Capital'. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 10 .
2008 Gubbins,Claire;O'Donnell,D;Jorgenson,K;McGuire,D;Garavan,TN (2008) 'Social Capital: Bringing Foucault and Habermas In'. Advances in Developing Human Resources, .
2008 Gubbins,Claire;Garavan,TN;Wilson,J;Cross,C;Carbery,R (2008) 'Mapping the Context and Practice of Training, Development and HRD in European Call Centres'. Journal of European Industrial Training, .
2007 O’donnell, D.;Gubbins, C.;McGuire, D.;Jørgensen, K.M.;bo Henriksen, L.;Garavan, T.N.; (2007) 'Social Capital and HRD: Provocative Insights From Critical Management Studies'. Advances in Developing Human Resources, .
2007 Storberg-Walker, J.;Gubbins, C.; (2007) 'Social Networks as a Conceptual and Empirical Tool to Understand and “Do” HRD'. Advances in Developing Human Resources, .
2007 Gubbins,Claire;Storberg-Walker,J (2007) 'Social Networks to Understand and Do HRD'. Advances in Developing Human Resources, .
2007 Gubbins,Claire;Storberg-Walker,J (2007) 'Introducing Social Networks as a Theoritical and Empirical Tool to Understand and Do HRD'. Advances in Developing Human Resources, .
2007 Storberg-Walker, J, & Gubbins, C. (eds.) (2007) 'Social Networks to Understand and Do HRD:Special Issue'. 9 .
2007 Storberg-Walker, J. & Gubbins, C. (2007) 'Introducing Social Networks as a Theoretical and Empirical Tool to Understand and Do HRD'. 9 .
2006 Gubbins,Claire;Garavan,TN;Hogan,C;Woodlock,M (2006) 'An Examination of a Public Sector HRD Fund'. Irish Journal Of Management, .
2006 Gubbins, C. Garavan, T.N. Hogan, C. & Woodlock, M. (2006) 'An Examination of a Public Sector HRD Function'. Irish Journal Of Management, .
2005 Gubbins,C. & Garavan, T.N. (2005) 'Studying HRD Practitioners: A Social Capital Model'. 4 .
2005 Gubbins,Claire;Garavan,TN (2005) 'Studying HRD Practitioners: A Social Capital Model'. Human Resource Development Review, .

Commissioned Report

Year Publication
2008 Garavan, T.N. Shanahan, V. Carbery, R. & Gubbins, C. (2008) Training and Development in Ireland: The Results of the 2007 National Survey. COMMREP
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Honors and Awards

Date Title Awarding Body
DCU Presidents Award for Excellence in Teaching Nominee
Academy of HRD M.S.Knowles Dissertation of the Year Finalist
DCU Presidents Award for Excellence in Teaching Nominee
Winner DCU Presidents Award for Excellence in Teaching
Outstanding Reviewer Award from OB Division of AOM
DCU Presidents Award for Excellence in Teaching Nominee
Outstanding Reviewer Award from OB Division of AOM

Research Interests

Research interests are in the area of informal learning, knowledge sharing, tacit knowledge, social networks, social networks and trust, evidence based decision making, learning and development, learning and development in new world of work (remote, online, working from home), social networks and relationships in new world of work (remote, online, working from home). Anyone interested in pursuing a PhD in this area should get in touch.

Current Postgraduate Students

Student Name Degree Supervision
Mc Dowell ,Natasha PhD-track Supervisor
Lyons ,Aoife PhD Supervisor