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Conference Programme

Full Conference Programme & Schedule

The full schedule of speakers, symposia, parallel tracks and presentations is available here.

Conference Overview

The Doctoral Colloquium takes place 2nd September 2015 from 8.30am – 5.00pm. The conference takes place 3rd and 4th September 2015. The following is the IAM conference overview.



Wednesday 2nd September 2015

08.15 – 09.00
Doctoral Colloquium Registration & Refreshments
Friar’s Restaurant


09.00 – 09.15
Welcome & Doctoral Colloquium 2015 Opening
  • Prof Lokesh Joshi, Vice-President for Research, NUI Galway
  • Prof James Cunningham, Newcastle Business School, UK
  • Dr Eugene Hickland, NUI Galway
09.15 – 10.15
How many are enough? Justifying quantitative and qualitative research sample sizes
  • Prof Mark Saunders, Surrey Business School, UK


10.15 – 11.15
Theory Building for Doctoral Research
  • Prof Pamela Sharkey Scott, Maynooth University
11.15 – 11.45
Friar’s Restaurant
11.45 – 12.45
Academic Careers: Insights from North America
  • Prof Jan Cleveland, Colorado State University, USA
12.45 – 13.30
Friar’s Restaurant
13.30 – 15.15
Roundtable Mentoring and Paper Presentations
15.15 – 15.45
15.45 – 16.45
Your Future Career, Business Schools, Journals and Impact: Insights from the UK and Europe
  • Prof Geoffrey Wood, Dean, Essex Business School UK & Co-Editor of the Association of Business Schools’ Academic Journal Guide 2015 (formerly ABS)
16.45 – 17.00
Doctoral Colloquium Close
  • Prof James Cunningham, Newcastle Business School, UK
  • Dr Eugene Hickland, NUI Galway
  • Dr Margaret Linehan, CIT & Chair, IAM National Council
IAM Conference Welcome Reception & Entertainment
Aula Maxima, NUI Galway

Thursday 3rd September 2015

08.00 – 09.00
Foyer, Aras Moyola
09.00 - 9.15
Conference Opening & Welcome Address
  • Dr James Browne, President, NUI Galway
  • Dr Alma McCarthy, Conference Chair
  • Dr Margaret Linehan, IAM Chair
Aras Moyola
09.15 - 10.30
Parallel Track Session 1
Cairnes Building
10.30 - 10.45
Friar’s Restaurant
10.45 - 12.45
Parallel Track Session 2
Symposium: Workplace Dispute Resolution with a Focus on Mediation (Convenor: Dr Deirdre Curran)
12.45 - 14.00
Friar’s Restaurant
14.00 - 15.30
Keynote Panel Discussion: The Future of Management Education and Research Impact: Multistakeholder Perspectives
  • Professor Roy Green, Dean of the University of Technology Sydney Business School
  • Professor Andrew Pettigrew, Professor of Strategy and Organisation at Saïd Business School and Senior Golding Fellow at Brasenose College, both at the University of Oxford
  • Professor Sarah Moore, Chair of the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Vice President for Teaching and Learning in UL
  • Professor Tony Dundon, Professor of Human Resource Management and Employment Relations, NUI Galway
  • Chair: Prof Kieran Conboy, Dean, College of Business, Public Policy & Law, NUI Galway
Aras Moyola
15.30 - 17.00
Parallel Track Session 3
SIGs (Special Interest Groups)
  • Work, Employment and Organization Roundtable Euro Crisis and Work, Employment and Organization. Panel: Prof Paul Teague, Queen’s University Belfast; Dr Stavroula Demetriades, Eurofound, Dublin; Dr Roland Erne, University College Dublin. Chair: Professor Bill Roche, UC1D
17.00 – 17.45
IAM Annual General Meeting
19.30 – 23.00
IAM Conference Reception, Gala Dinner & Entertainment
Hotel Meyrick

Friday 4th September 2015

08.30 - 09.00
Registration Desk Open
Foyer, Aras Moyola
09.15 - 11.15
Parallel Track Session 4
Symposium: Towards Socially Responsible Pension Coverage: Policy Considerations for Government and Business (Convenor: Maureen Maloney)
Symposium: Working to Incorporate Sustainable Business and Responsible Development themes into the Classroom: - The Challenges and Opportunities within Business Schools in Ireland (Convenor: Dr Colm McLaughlin)
Cairnes Building
11.15 - 11.30
11.30 - 13.00
Keynote: Can Leaders Make a Difference to Organisational Performance?
  • Prof Andrew Pettigrew, Professor of Strategy and Organisation at Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford
Aras Moyola
13.00 - 14.00
Closing Lunch
Friar’s Restaurant



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