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Business & Economics
Dr Josephine Igoe
Dr Josephine Igoe has extensive lecturing and examining experience across a range of management modules, having taught in the University of Limerick for 10 years, before joining the Discipline of Management at NUI Galway in 2004. Josephine lectures in the field of Strategic Management and Global Business at NUI Galway. Having completed her previous degrees at University College Dublin and Smurfit Graduate School of Business, Josephine completed her PhD at University of Warwick (UK), which examined self-interested and guided strategic subsidiary evolution through subsidiary management initiatives, in a longitudinal study of multinationals operating in the ICT and Medical Technology sectors in Ireland. Josephine has held the position of MSc Academic Programme Director for almost 10 years, previously serving as Programme Director of the MSc Strategy, Innovation and People Management and currently serves as Programme Director of the award-winning MSc International Management. She was External Examiner at Sligo Institute of Technology for a four year period from 2011-2015. She is currently External Examiner for and has acted as peer-evaluator on introduction of new postgraduate programmes in International Business at Waterford Institute of Technology.
Josephine's research and teaching interests revolve around innovation and capability development within multinational organisations, particularly high-technology multinationals, with a focus on multinational global strategy, headquarter-subsidiary dynamics and cross-national subsidiary evolution dynamics. Josephine is actively involved in both national and international networks researching key issues surrounding innovation and growth in multinational organisations in a global environment. She is a member and reviewer for Academy of International Business and European International Business Association.
Josephine teaches Global Business and Strategic Management at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Josephines research interests encompass strategic management, technological innovation management, and international business management, with a focus on the following research areas:
- The evolutionary role of subsidiaries with foci on subsidiary technology development, subsidiary autonomy, and subsidiary strategy and initiative.
- Parent-Subsidiary Relationships
- Technological change and the transfer of technology in international MNE networks for innovation- focus on subsidiary specific advantage creation.
- The networked multinational, in particular, the technological learning/sharing process in the MNE networks.
|(1995)|| Case Studies in Public Service Management (Instructors Manual).
Igoe, J and McKevitt, J. (1995) Case Studies in Public Service Management (Instructors Manual). Oxford: Blackwell. [DOI] [Details]
|(2007)|| 'Crisis Communication Response Strategies'
Tiernan, S., Igoe, J. and Prendergast, S. (2007) 'Crisis Communication Response Strategies' In: Crisis Management and Tourisim by Law. London: CABI. [DOI] [Details]
|(2005)|| 'Global Strategies and International Advantage: Economic and Managerial Perspectives'
Igoe, J. and McGee, J. (2005) 'Global Strategies and International Advantage: Economic and Managerial Perspectives' In: Strategy: Text and Cases: Analysis and Practice. Dublin: McGraw Hill Education. [DOI] [Details]
|(2016)|| European International Business Association (EIBA)
Raziq, M; Benito, G; Igoe, J. (2016) The Role of the Country Manager for Subsidiary Role Development, A Study of MNE Subsidiaries located in New Zealand European International Business Association (EIBA) [Details]
|(2015)|| Irish Academy of Management, NUIG
Hynes, P. and Igoe, J. (2015) How disruptive innovation has affected business models in the banking sector in Ireland Irish Academy of Management, NUIG [Details]
|(2015)|| Breaking up the Global Value Chain: Possibilities and Consequences, Academy of International Business, Bocconi University, Milan
Igoe, J. (2015) Guided Innovative Capability Evolution and Multinational Subsidiary Specialisation; A 'Virtuous Cycle' Breaking up the Global Value Chain: Possibilities and Consequences, Academy of International Business, Bocconi University, Milan [Details]
Igoe, J. (2013) Subsidiary Capability Development; The Role of Autonomy and Network Linkages for Subsidiary Innovation and Development . In: n/a eds. UFHRD Brighton, , 05-JUN-13 - 07-JUN-13 , pp.1-10 [DOI] [Details]
|(2012)|| Academy of International Business
Taras, V., Igoe J. Curran. L. et al (2012) X-Culture Project, International Cross Comparisons and Performance Effects . In: n/a eds. Academy of International Business Boston, , 29-JUN-12 - 03-JUL-12 , pp.n/a-n/a [DOI] [Details]
|(2012)|| Academy of Management
Curran, L and Igoe, (2012) Comparison of X-Culture with other International Business Simulations, in Large-Scale Multi-Country Experiential Learning projects in IB/IM Education; Challenges and Practices for Enhancing Teaching & Learning Symposium . In: n/a eds. Academy of Management n/a, , 02-AUG-12 - 13-AUG-12 , pp.n/a-n/a [DOI] [Details]
|(2012)|| McGill International Conference
Igoe, J. and Ryan, P (2012) Competence Creation for New Product Innovation in Geographically Adjacent MNE Subsidiaries: A Qualitative Study . In: n/a eds. McGill International Conference Milan, , 04-SEP-12 - 06-SEP-12 , pp.n/a-n/a [DOI] [Details]
|(2009)|| Irish Academy of Management
Igoe, J. and Scanlon, J. (2009) Subsidiary Initiative and its Role in Subsidiary Development . In: n/a eds. Irish Academy of Management Galway, , 03-SEP-09 - 04-SEP-09 , pp.n/a-n/a [DOI] [Details]
|(2006)|| Irish Academy of Management
Igoe, J. (2006) Effects of Autonomy in Subsidiary Capability Development . In: n/a eds. Irish Academy of Management Cork, , 07-SEP-06 - 08-SEP-06 , pp.n/a-n/a [DOI] [Details]
|(2005)|| 14th Annual World Business Congress of International Management Development Association
Igoe, J . (2005) Subsidiary Role and Development in Ireland-based High Technology Multinational Subsidiaries 14th Annual World Business Congress of International Management Development Association Granada, Andalucia, Spain, , 01-JAN-05 [Details]
|(2005)|| Irish Academy of Management Conference
Boylan, S., Igoe, J . (2005) An Eclectic Model of Subsidiary Development, A Case Study of two Software Subsidiaries Irish Academy of Management Conference Galway, Ireland, , 01-JAN-05 [Details]
|(2005)|| EIASM 3 rd Workshop on International Strategy and Cross Cultural Management Vienna, Austria
Boylan, S., Igoe, J . (2005) An Eclectic Model of Subsidiary Development in Foreign-owned Subsidiaries in Ireland EIASM 3 rd Workshop on International Strategy and Cross Cultural Management Vienna, Austria , 01-JAN-05 [Details]
|(2004)|| British Academy of Management Conference
Igoe, J . (2004) An examination of the relationship between Subsidiary Initiatives and Subsidiary Specific Advantages in Ireland-based High-Technology Multinational Subsidiaries British Academy of Management Conference St. Andrews University, , 01-JAN-04 [Details]
|(2004)|| EIASM 2 nd Workshop on International Strategy and Cross Cultural Management
Igoe, J . (2004) An examination of the Role of Subsidiary Initiative in the Development of Subsidiary-Specific Advantages in Ireland based High-Technology Subsidiaries EIASM 2 nd Workshop on International Strategy and Cross Cultural Management St. Andrews University, , 01-JAN-04 [Details]
|(2003)|| European International Business Academy (EIBA) Conference
Igoe, J . (2003) The Relationship between Subsidiary Initiative and Firm-Specific Advantage in Ireland-based high-technology MNEs European International Business Academy (EIBA) Conference Copenhagen Business School, , 01-JAN-03 [Details]
|(2001)|| Irish Academy of Management (IAM) Conference
Igoe, J . (2001) The Internationalisation of R&D activity in Ireland-based MNEs, the Subsidiary perspective Irish Academy of Management (IAM) Conference Waterford Institute of Technology, , 01-JAN-01 [Details]
|(2000)|| Business History Doctoral Colloquium
Igoe, J . (2000) A Review of the Philosophical Stances in Strategic Management Research Business History Doctoral Colloquium BE School of Management, Norway Norway, , 01-JAN-00 [Details]
|(1996)|| Irish Academy of Management
Igoe, J. (1996) R&D Strategies in the Pharmaceutical industry . In: n/a eds. Irish Academy of Management Waterford, , 05-SEP-96 - 06-SEP-96 , pp.n/a-n/a [DOI] [Details]
Strategic Management (Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels)
Global Business (Postgraduate Level)
Advanced Human Resources and Strategic Management (Postgraduate Level)