Dr Johanna Clancy

B.Comm, MBS, Ph.D

Contact Details

LECTURER BELOW THE BAR
Management,
J.E.Cairnes School of Business
& Economics
NUI Galway
E: johanna.clancy@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher
 

Biography

Johanna Clancy is a Lecturer in Business Enterprise at the J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics, NUI Galway. She was awarded a PhD in the area of international business management, specifically in the area of multinational company subsidiary innovation. She also completed a MSc in Corporate Strategy & Human Resource Management (2003) and a Bachelor of Commerce (2002). Johanna has over 12 years lecturing experience, predominantly in the academic environment, but also in corporate settings. Prior to her current role at NUI Galway, she held the position of Registrar at Galway Business School, as a Management Consulting Analyst with Accenture and as a Postdoctoral Researcher with the Whitaker Institute at NUI Galway.

Her research interests include; multinational company (MNC) subsidiary evolution; MNC parent-subsidiary relations, MNC subsidiary innovation; and regional entrepreneurship. This has focussed on the lifesciences sector, predominantly the medical technology industry at a regional level. Johanna has published in international peer-reviewed ABS-rated journals, including Global Strategy Journal, International Business Review, and British Journal of Management. She has also published chapters in internationally published books and has presented at numerous international conferences. She is currently a research member of the Innovation and Structural Change cluster at the Whitaker Institute, NUI Galway and has been been awarded Millennium Research Fund support twice.


Johanna teaches in the areas of entrepreneurship, international business, strategy and management. She teaches at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and continues to design and deliver new modules, with innovative teaching methods. Experiential learning and interactive classes form the core of Johanna’s pedagogical approach, and she integrates industry and community involvement, through guest talks and mentoring opportunities, in her modules.

Currently, Johanna is Director of the J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics flagship undergraduate programme, the Bachelor of Commerce. In addition to this role, she is faculty advisor to the student-led entrepreneurship society Enactus. She is an active advisor and volunteer in the local business and social enterprise ecosystem, and currently acts as Chairperson of SCCUL Enterprises. She has been successful in attracting national and EU funding as part of this role.

Research Interests

Johanna's research interests include; multinational company (MNC) subsidiary evolution; MNC parent-subsidiary relations, MNC subsidiary innovation; and regional entrepreneurship. This has focussed on the lifesciences sector, predominantly the medical technology industry at a regional level.

An evolving area of interest is in social enterprise and civic engagement and the interface between the region and the university in this regard.

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2019) 'Sowing the seeds of subsidiary influence: Social navigating and political maneuvering of subsidiary actors'
Conroy, KM,Collings, DG,Clancy, J (2019) 'Sowing the seeds of subsidiary influence: Social navigating and political maneuvering of subsidiary actors'. Global Strategy Journal, 9 :502-526 [DOI] [Details]
(2018) 'Subsidiary knowledge creation in co-evolving contexts'
Ryan, P,Giblin, M,Andersson, U,Clancy, J (2018) 'Subsidiary knowledge creation in co-evolving contexts'. International Business Review, 27 :915-932 [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'Regional Headquarter's Dual Agency Role: Micro-political Strategies of Alignment and Self-interest'
Conroy, KM,Collings, DG,Clancy, J (2017) 'Regional Headquarter's Dual Agency Role: Micro-political Strategies of Alignment and Self-interest'. British Journal Of Management, 28 :390-406 [DOI] [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2018) 'Subsidiary Combinative Capability for Knowledge Creation as a Coevolutionary Development Process'
Clancy, J; Ryan, P; Andersson, U; Giblin, M. (2018) 'Subsidiary Combinative Capability for Knowledge Creation as a Coevolutionary Development Process' In: Contemporary Issues in International Business. London: Palgrave Macmillan. [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'Significance of International Business and Local Business Clusters for the Preparation for Sudden Structural Changes in Regions’'
Ryan, P., Clancy, J. and Hautamaki, J. (2013) 'Significance of International Business and Local Business Clusters for the Preparation for Sudden Structural Changes in Regions’' In: Proactive Approach to Structural Change. Lahti: Finland: Lahti University Publishing. [Details]
(2008) 'Regional Innovation Systems and Public Policy: Ireland's Medical Technology Cluster'
Fahy, J., Giblin, M., Green, R. (2008) 'Regional Innovation Systems and Public Policy: Ireland's Medical Technology Cluster' In: Public Policy for Regional Developmen. Oxon: Routledge. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2018) 45th AIB (UK&I) conference, Birmingham, April
Giblin, M., Clancy, J., Ryan, P., Andersson, U. (2018) The Microfoundations of Subsidiary Ambidexterity: Synchronous Roles for Exploiter and Explorer Competences and Activities 45th AIB (UK&I) conference, Birmingham, April [Details]
(2017) European International Business Academy, Milan
Giblin, M., Clancy, J., Ryan, P., Andersson, U. (2017) A dynamic ambidexterity strategy: the evolving subsidiary role of exploiter and explorer European International Business Academy, Milan [Details]
(2017) European International Business Academy, Milan
Conroy, K.M., Collings, D.G. and Clancy, J. (2017) Playing by the Corporate Rules: Social and Political Aspects of Subsidiary Influence European International Business Academy, Milan [Details]
(2017) Irish Academy of Management
Conroy, K.M., Clancy, J. and Collings, D.G. (2017) Corporate Champions or Local Heroes: the role of global intermediaries in MNEs Irish Academy of Management [Details]
(2017) Academy of International Business, Dubai
Clancy, J., Ryan, P., Andersson, U., Giblin, M. (2017) MNE Subsidiary Survival and Advancement in a Coevolving Dual Context Academy of International Business, Dubai [Details]
(2017) 44th AIB (UK&I) & 6th Reading IB Conference
Clancy, J., Ryan, P., Andersson, U., Giblin, M. (2017) MNE subsidiary survival and advancement in a coevolving dual context 44th AIB (UK&I) & 6th Reading IB Conference [Details]
(2016) European International Business Academy, Vienna
Ryan, P., Clancy, J., Andersson, U., Giblin, M. (2016) Coevolution for the dually embedded MNE subsidiary European International Business Academy, Vienna [Details]
(2016) Irish Academy of Management
Clancy, J., Giblin, M., Ryan, P., and Andersson, U. (2016) The Janus-Faced Subsidiary: A Coevolutionary Framework of Dual Network Embeddedness Irish Academy of Management [Details]
(2014) Academy of International Business UK-Ireland Chapter Conference, York
Ryan, P., Andersson, U. and Clancy, J. (2014) MNE Subsidiary Relationships and R&D role evolution at the Dual Context Nexus Academy of International Business UK-Ireland Chapter Conference, York [Details]
(2013) Academy of International Business (AIB) Annual Meeiting
Ryan, P., Giblin, M., Collings, D., Fahy, J. (2013) Industry Clusters Life Cycle Extension: Specialisation, Adaptation and Connectivity in Staving Off Extinction Academy of International Business (AIB) Annual Meeiting Istanbul, Turkey, , 03-JUL-13 - 06-JUL-13 [Details]
(2013) Regional Studies Association Winter Conference: London
Hautamaki, J., Ryan, P. and Clancy, J. (2013) Divergent and Convergent Paths to Cluster Formation and Evolution: A Study of an Exogenous and Endogenous Success Route Regional Studies Association Winter Conference: London [Details]
(2012) Regional Science Association 41st Annual Conference, NUI Galway
Ryan, P.; Giblin, M.; Clancy, J. and Collings, D. (2012) Specialisation, Adaptation and Connectivity in Staving off Technology Cluster Extinction Regional Science Association 41st Annual Conference, NUI Galway [Details]
(2011) Academy of International Business Annual Conference, Nagoya, Japan
Ryan, P. and Fahy, J. (2011) Multinational Subsidiary Innovation and Local Knowldege Tap-In Academy of International Business Annual Conference, Nagoya, Japan [Details]
(2008) EDGE Conference Singapore Management University Singapore
Fahy, J. and Ryan, P. (2008) International Entrepreneurship for Traditional SMEs via the Internet: A Longitudinal Study of Kennys Bookstore EDGE Conference Singapore Management University Singapore [Details]
(2008) International Entrepreneurship for Traditional SMEs via the Internet
Ryan, P. and Fahy, J. (2008) International Entrepreneurship for Traditional SMEs via the Internet [Details]
(2004) The Irish Academy Of Management Conference Trinity College Dublin
Ryan, P. and Fahy, J. (2004) Individualisation in a Globalised Marketplace The Irish Academy Of Management Conference Trinity College Dublin , 01-SEP-04 [Details]
(2013) DRUID Annual Conference
Ryan, P. Giblin, M. and Fahy, J. (2013) Satellite High-Tech Clusters, Flagship MNE Subsidiaries and Mothership Ecosystems: Specialisation, Adaptation and Connectivity in Staving off Cluster Malaise DRUID Annual Conference ESADE Business School, Barcelona, Spain, , 17-JUN-13 - 19-JUN-13 [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2018 Best Paper Irish Academy of Management

Teaching Interests

Entrepreneurship; international business; management; strategy

Modules Taught

  Term/Year Module Title Module Code Subject / Desc
2018-19 Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility SBE3000
2019-20 Entrepreneurship SBE3002
2017-18 Innovation, Creativity, and Enterprise FA318
2019-20 Innovation and Entrepreneurship MG588
2018-19 Ethics and CSR SBExxx
2019-20 International Business MG323
2019-20 Management and Enterprise MG1100
2016-17 Strategic Management MG334