Mike Moroney

Lecturer Bar/College Lecturer B.Comm., M.B.A., FCMA.

Contact Details

Lecturer Bar/College Lecturer
Dept. of Management
Top Floor, St. Anthony's
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 3044
E: mike.moroney@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

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. In 2012, Michael Moroney re-assumed Academic Directorship of the MSc in Strategy, Innovation and People Management (SIPM). In 2014, he successfully applied for and obtained accreditation/approval for the MSc in SIPM at the advanced standards level (the highest achievable). 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) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), 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 chapters.
 

Selected Publications:

Moroney, M. P. J. (2014) "CRH plc: Strategy-driven Achievement", Irish Journal of Management, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 91-117.

Moroney, M. (2014), "CRH plc: Dimensions of Successful Corporate Strategy " in Johnson, G.,  Whittington, R., Scholes, K., Angwin, D. and Regnér, P. Exploring Strategy (10th Edn.), Harlow, Essex, Pearson Education Limited, pp. 639-646.

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]

Research Interests

Corporate-level strategy

Strategy evaluation

Business models

Strategy in the public sector

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
'The Accounting Treatment of Goodwill and Its Implications for the Valuation of Equities'
Moroney, M. 'The Accounting Treatment of Goodwill and Its Implications for the Valuation of Equities'. 2 (1) [Details]
(2014) 'CRH plc: Strategy-driven Achievement'
Moroney, M. P. J. (2014) 'CRH plc: Strategy-driven Achievement'. Irish Journal Of Management, 33 (1):91-117 [Details]
(2007) 'A Framework for a Strategic Repositioning Strategy: A Case Study of Bulmers Original Cider'
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 [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2002) 'Innovation in the Irish Sector: Economy, Culture and Communication'
Green, R. (2002) 'Innovation in the Irish Sector: Economy, Culture and Communication'. Regional Clusters in ICT, :89-113 [Details]
(2000) 'Strategy Evaluation: Towards an Updated Paradigm'
Moroney, M. (2000) 'Strategy Evaluation: Towards an Updated Paradigm'. IRISH BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATIVE RESEARCH, 21 (1):103-129 [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2014) 'CRH plc: Dimensions of Successful Corporate Strategy'
Moroney, M (2014) 'CRH plc: Dimensions of Successful Corporate Strategy' In: Exploring Strategy (10th Edition). Harlow, UK: Pearson Education Limited. [Details]
(2011) 'CRH plc: Successful Corporate-level Strategy in a Challenging Environment'
Moroney, M. (2011) 'CRH plc: Successful Corporate-level Strategy in a Challenging Environment' In: Exploring Strategy (9th edn). Harlow, Essex: Pearson Education Limited. [Details]
(2008) 'CRH plc: Corporate-level Strategy Redefined'
Moroney, M. (2008) 'CRH plc: Corporate-level Strategy Redefined' In: Management 2.0. Dublin: Blackhall Publishing. [Details]
(2008) 'CRH plc: Redefining Corporate-level Strategy'
Moroney, M. (2008) 'CRH plc: Redefining Corporate-level Strategy' In: Exploring Corporate Strategy (8th edn). Harlow, Essex: Pearson Education Limited. [Details]
(2008) 'Bulmer's Original Cider: A Case in Strategic Repositioning'
Ryan, P., Moroney, M. & Geoghegan, W. (2008) 'Bulmer's Original Cider: A Case in Strategic Repositioning' In: Management 2.0. Dublin: Blackhall Publishing. [Details]
(2004) 'Bulmer's: A Case In Strategic Learning'
Ryan, P., Moroney, M., Geoghegan, W. & Hayes, M. (2004) 'Bulmer's: A Case In Strategic Learning' In: International Marketing: An SME Perspective. London: Pearson Education Limited. [Details]
(2004) 'Jurys Doyle Hotel Group plc'
Ryan, P., Moroney, M., Geoghegan, W., Hayes, M. (2004) 'Jurys Doyle Hotel Group plc' In: International Marketing: An SME Perspective. London: Pearson Education Limited. [Details]
(2001) 'CRH plc: An Evolving Strategy'
Moroney, M. (2001) 'CRH plc: An Evolving Strategy' In: Exploring Corporate Strategy (6th Edn). London: Prentice Hall Europe. [Details]
(2001) 'The Boundaryless Cluster: Information and Communications Technology in Ireland'
Green, R; Cunningham, J; Duggan, I; Giblin, M; Moroney, M; Smyth, L (2001) 'The Boundaryless Cluster: Information and Communications Technology in Ireland' In: Innovative Clusters: Drivers of National Innovation Systems. Paris: OECD. [Details]
(2000) 'Strategy Evaluation: Criteria & Tools'
Moroney, M. (2000) 'Strategy Evaluation: Criteria & Tools' In: Strategic Management in Ireland. -Dublin: Gill and Macmillan. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2011) Irish Academy of Management Conference
Greene, J.T.; Moroney, M.P.J. (2011) Public Sector Knowledge Management: Comparative Case Study of the Irish Civil Service Irish Academy of Management Conference [Details]

Conference Paper

  Year Publication
(2006) A Framework for a Strategic Repositioning Strategy: A Case Study of Bulmers Original Cider. Irish Academy of Management Conference.
Ryan, P. Geoghegan, W., Moroney, M., Cunningham, J. (2006) A Framework for a Strategic Repositioning Strategy: A Case Study of Bulmers Original Cider. Irish Academy of Management Conference. University College Cork: Conference Paper [Details]
(2006) A Framework for a Strategic Repositioning Strategy: A Case of Bulmer's Original Cider. The Irish Academy Of Management Conference Cork, Ireland.
Geoghegan, W., Ryan, P., Cunningham, J. & Moroney, M. (2006) A Framework for a Strategic Repositioning Strategy: A Case of Bulmer's Original Cider. The Irish Academy Of Management Conference Cork, Ireland. Conference Paper [Details]
(2005) A Framework for a Strategic Repositioning Strategy: A Case Study of Bulmer's Original Cider. European Academy of Management Conference.
Ryan, P., Geoghegan, W., Moroney, M., Cunningham, J. (2005) A Framework for a Strategic Repositioning Strategy: A Case Study of Bulmer's Original Cider. European Academy of Management Conference. Munich, Germany: Conference Paper [Details]
(2005) A Framework for a Strategic Repositioning Strategy: Lessons from Bulmer's Original Cider. Strategic Management Society.
Ryan, P., Geoghegan, W., Moroney, M., Cunningham, J. (2005) A Framework for a Strategic Repositioning Strategy: Lessons from Bulmer's Original Cider. Strategic Management Society. Florida, USA: Conference Paper [Details]
(2005) Strategic Repositioning: Lessons from Bulmers. British Academy of Management Conference.
Ryan, P., Geoghegan, W., Moroney, M., Cunningham, J. (2005) Strategic Repositioning: Lessons from Bulmers. British Academy of Management Conference. Oxford, UK: Conference Paper [Details]
(2005) A Framework for A Strategic Repositioning Strategy: A Case Study of Bulmer's Original Cider. European Academy of Management Conference Munich, Germany.
Geoghegan, W., Cunningham, J., Ryan, P. & Moroney, M. (2005) A Framework for A Strategic Repositioning Strategy: A Case Study of Bulmer's Original Cider. European Academy of Management Conference Munich, Germany. Conference Paper [Details]
(2005) Strategic Repositioning. British Academy of Management Conference Oxford, UK.
Cunningham, J., Ryan, P., Moroney, M. and Geoghegan, W. (2005) Strategic Repositioning. British Academy of Management Conference Oxford, UK. Conference Paper [Details]
(2005) Strategic Repositioning: Lessons from Bulmer's Original Cider. Strategic Management Society Florida, USA.
Moroney, M., Cunningham, J., Ryan, P. and Geoghegan, W. (2005) Strategic Repositioning: Lessons from Bulmer's Original Cider. Strategic Management Society Florida, USA. Conference Paper [Details]
(2004) Paths of Innovation in High Growth SMEs. Irish Academy of Management Conference.
Cunningham, J., Moroney, M. (2004) Paths of Innovation in High Growth SMEs. Irish Academy of Management Conference. Trinty College Dublin: Conference Paper [Details]
(2003) Industrial Clusters: The Role of Organisations and Institutions. SEGRA Conference - Innovation in Europe: Dynamics, Institutions and Values Roskilde University Denmark.
Giblin, M., Ryan, P. and Moroney, M. (2003) Industrial Clusters: The Role of Organisations and Institutions. SEGRA Conference - Innovation in Europe: Dynamics, Institutions and Values Roskilde University Denmark. Conference Paper [Details]
(2003) Industrial Clusters: the role of organisations and institutions. SEGERA Conference - Innovation in Europe: Dynamics, Institutions and Values.
Giblin, M., Ryan, P., Moroney, M. (2003) Industrial Clusters: the role of organisations and institutions. SEGERA Conference - Innovation in Europe: Dynamics, Institutions and Values. Roskilde University, Roskilde, Denmark: Conference Paper [Details]
(2003) Strategic Business Networks in Industrial Clusters'. EUNIP 2003 Conference.
Ryan, P., Moroney, M., Giblin, M. (2003) Strategic Business Networks in Industrial Clusters'. EUNIP 2003 Conference. Porto, Portugal: Conference Paper [Details]
(2002) The Paths of Innovation in High Growth SMEs. 32nd EISB Conference.
Cunningham, J., Moroney, M. (2002) The Paths of Innovation in High Growth SMEs. 32nd EISB Conference. Sophia Antipolis-Nice, France: Conference Paper [Details]
(2002) Atlantic Technology Corridor: Dynamic of Cluster Development in Ireland.
Green, R., Cunningham, J., Giblin, M., Grimes, S., Moroney, M., Ryan, P., Scott, M. (2002) Atlantic Technology Corridor: Dynamic of Cluster Development in Ireland. Irish Academy of Management Conference Waterford Institute of Technology: Conference Paper [Details]
(2002) Atlantic Technology Corridor: Dynamics of Cluster Development in Ireland'. IAM Conference, 5th-6th September, Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford, Ireland.
Green, R., Giblin, M., Grimes, S., Kane, A., Moroney, M., Ryan, P. (2002) Atlantic Technology Corridor: Dynamics of Cluster Development in Ireland'. IAM Conference, 5th-6th September, Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford, Ireland. Conference Paper [Details]
(2002) Atlantic Technology Corridor: Dynamics of Cluster Development in Ireland. The Irish Academy of Management Conference Waterford, Ireland.
Ryan, P., Giblin, M., Green, R. and Moroney, M. (2002) Atlantic Technology Corridor: Dynamics of Cluster Development in Ireland. The Irish Academy of Management Conference Waterford, Ireland. Conference Paper [Details]
(2001) Boundaryless Clusters: Information and Communication Technology in Ireland. Irish Academy of Management Conference.
Green, R., Cunningham, J., Duggan, I., Giblin, M., Moroney, M., Leo Smyth, L. (2001) Boundaryless Clusters: Information and Communication Technology in Ireland. Irish Academy of Management Conference. University of Ulster: Conference Paper [Details]
(1998) The Paths of Innovation in High Growth SMEs. 21st ISBA National Small Firms Conference.
Cunningham, J., Moroney, M. (1998) The Paths of Innovation in High Growth SMEs. 21st ISBA National Small Firms Conference. Durham, UK: Conference Paper [Details]

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants Fellow /

Teaching Interests

Management theory

Strategic management

Business policy

Organisation theory

InterDisciplinary Consultancy Project