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Mr. Mike Moroney B.Comm., M.B.A., FCMA.
Michael Moroney is a College Lecturer in the Discipline of Management in the JE Cairnes School of Business and Economics in NUI Galway, where he lectures in the areas of strategy, management, organisation theory and research methods. He has also been extensively involved in University governance and in strategic management issues, facilitating and co-authoring NUI Galway’s first strategic plan 1996-2006. From 1996-2000, he was Acting Head of the department, and from 2000-03 and 2010-11 he was head of the Strategy group. In 2001, he introduced the MSc (Corporate Strategy and People Management) of which he was the first Academic Director in the period to 2006. He was Academic Director of the Executive MBA in 2009 He continues to be involved extensively in committees, projects and reviews at Discipline, School and University levels.
Michael Moroney has a B. Comm. (first-class honours, 2nd place in class) degree from UCD, an MBA from Stanford University, California, USA, is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), in addition to holding qualifications from the Institute of Public Administration. He has received several academic scholarships and prizes. These include the ITT Fellowship for Ireland (1981-83) to undertake post-graduate study in the US, a post-graduate scholarship and two top of class subject prizes in his B. Comm. degree, and placing 6th worldwide in the CIMA final examinations. He is working towards a Ph.D in strategy.
Prior to entering academic life in 1995, Michael Moroney had 20 years managerial experience in a variety of work environments. He spent seven years in executive and policy-making roles in the Civil Service in the Departments of Education, Economic Planning and Development and Finance. Mike Moroney has also worked for six years for Hewlett-Packard in California, USA and in the south of England. During this time, he held a variety of management positions in finance and administration. From 1989 to 1995, Mike Moroney worked in investment anlaysis with NCB Stockbrokers and Goodbody Stockbrokers, where he was Head of Equity Research and a profit centre manager for Equities. He has published extensive investment research on asset allocation and on most companies and sectors on the Irish Stock Market, in addition to participating in corporate finance projects. Michael Moroney was voted number one Leading Industrials Analyst in the 1992 Finance Survey of Stockbrokers, while the research team that he managed was voted number one for Overall and Ancillary Equity Research in the 1993 survey.
Michael Moroney’s academic career has included
teaching in Bristol University and on the M.Sc. in Investment and Treasury in
DCU, in addition to his role in NUI, Galway. Michael Moroney’s academic research
interests cover corporate-level strategy, strategy evaluation, business models
and strategy in the public sector. His published research includes refereed
journal publications, conference papers, award-winning case studies and book
Moroney, M. (2008), "CRH plc: Successful corporate-level strategy in a challenging environment" in Johnson, G., Scholes, K. and Whittington, R., Exploring Strategy (9th Edn.), Harlow, Essex, Pearson Education Limited, pp. 635-642. [Textbook case study]
Ryan P., Moroney, M., Geoghegan, W. and Cunningham, J. A. (2007), “A Framework for a Strategic Repositioning Strategy: A Case Study of Bulmers Original Cider”, Irish Journal of Management, Volume 28, Number 1, pp. 81-102. [Journal article]
Moroney, M. (2000), "Strategy Evaluation: Criteria & Tools" in Morley, M. and Heraty, N. (eds.), Strategic Management in Ireland, Dublin, Gill & McMillan, pp. 183-227. [Book chapter]
|Moroney, M. (2008) 'Management 2.0' In: Cunningham, J. A (eds). Blackhall Publishing Dublin. [Details]|
|Moroney, M. (2008) 'Exploring Corporate Strategy Pearson Education Limited' In: Johnson, G (eds). Harlow, Essex: [Details]|
|Ryan, P., Moroney, M., Geoghegan, W., Hayes, M. (2004) 'International Marketing: An SME Perspective' In: de Burca, S (eds). Pearson Education Limited London. [Details]|
|Green, R. (2001) 'Innovative Clusters: Drivers of National Innovation Systems OECD' In: Paris: [Details]|
|Moroney, M. (2001) 'Exploring Corporate Strategy (6th Edn)' In: Johnson, G (eds). Prentice Hall Europe London: [Details]|
|Garvin, T., Millar, M., Moroney, M. (2000) 'Strategic Management in Ireland' In: Morley, M.; Heraty, N (eds). -. -: Gill and Macmillan. [Details]|
Peer Reviewed Journals
|Moroney, M. 'The Accounting Treatment of Goodwill and Its Implications for the Valuation of Equities'. 2 (1). [Details]|
|Ryan, P. (2007) 'A Framework for a Strategic Repositioning Strategy: A Case Study of Bulmers Original Cider'. IRISH BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATIVE RESEARCH, 28 (1):81-102. [Details]|
|Green, R. (2002) 'Innovation in the Irish Sector: Economy, Culture and Communication'. Regional Clusters in ICT, :89-113. [Details]|
|Moroney, M. (2000) 'Strategy Evaluation: Towards an Updated Paradigm'. IRISH BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATIVE RESEARCH, 21 (1):103-129. [Details]|
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