Dr Noelle Donnelly

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Head of the HRIR Group School of Management

Courses

Teaching in 2019

Introduction

Noelle is a Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations, and a Research Associate of the Centre for Labour, Employment and Work.

She joined the School of Management from the Smurfit Graduate School of Business at University College Dublin, Ireland. She is graduate of Warwick Business School in the UK, where she completed her doctorate in the Employment Practices of Small Country Multinational Corporations. Her research interests lie across the areas of International HRM, Employee Voice and the Experience and Nature of Work.

Qualifications

  • PhD, Industrial Relations, University of Warwick, United Kingdom.
  • MBS, Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations, University College Dublin, Ireland.
  • HDBS, Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations, University College Dublin, Ireland.
  • BA (Hons) Economics and Sociology, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland.
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (Graduate).

Administrative responsibilities

  • HRIR Undergraduate Programme Director
  • Graduate Diploma in Commerce (HRIR) Director

Editorial responsibilities

  • Co-Editor of Labour & Industry: A Journal of the Social and Economic Relations of Work
  • Associate Editor of The International Journal of Human Resource Management Research Grants and Awards
  • CRH plc Newman Scholar in International HRM, Centre for Employment Relations and Organisational Performance, UCD, Ireland.
  • Industrial Relations in the European Community (IREC) Project Researcher, EU.
  • Doctoral Scholarship, Economic Social & Research Council, UK
    Fulbright Scholarship, Fulbright Foundation of Ireland.

Research

Journal articles

Plimmer, G, Proctor-Thomson, S, Donnelly, N and Sim, D (2016). The mistreatment of public service workers at work: Identifying key risk and protective factors. Public Money & Management, forthcoming.

Donnelly, N. & Proctor-Thomson, S.B. (2015). Disrupted work: Teleworking in the aftermath of a natural disaster. New Technology, Work and Employment, 30(1), 47-61.

Bryson, J., Wilson, J., Plimmer, G., Blumenfeld, S., Donnelly, N., Ku, B., & Ryan, B. (2014). Women workers: caring, sharing, enjoying their work–or just another gender stereotype? Labour & Industry: a journal of the social and economic relations of work, 24(4), 258-271.

Donnelly, N (2013) ‘The Emergence and Internationalization of Irish MNEs: Exploring “Small Country” Effects’, International Studies of Management and Organization, 43(1) Spring, 26-51.

Dowling, P and Donnelly, N (2013) ‘Managing People in Global Markets – The Asia Pacific perspective’, Special Issue: Human Resource Management, Journal of World Business, 48 (2) 171-174.

Dowling, P, Rose E and Donnelly, N (2013). ‘Introduction: The Role and Importance of International Business in Small-Population Advanced Economies (I & II)’, International Studies of Management and Organization, 43(1) Spring & (2) Summer.

Donnelly, N., Proctor-Thomson, S.B. & Plimmer, G. (2012). ‘The role of ‘voice’ in matters of ‘choice’: flexible work outcomes for women in the New Zealand Public Services’. Journal of Industrial Relations, 54(2), 78-99.

Book chapters

Hutchinson, A. and Donnelly, N. (2013) ‘Human Resource Management in New Zealand’, in A. Varma and P. Budhwar (eds) Managing Human Resources in Asia-Pacific, (2nd Ed), Routledge.

Donnelly, N. and Proctor-Thomson, S. (2013) ‘Worker Experiences and Workplace Dynamics’ in J. Parker and J Arrowsmith (eds.) The Big Issues in Employment: HR Management and Employment Relations in New Zealand, Wolters Kluwer Group (Asia Pacific), New Zealand.

Donnelly, N. and Proctor-Thomson, S. (2011) ‘The Role of Employee Voice and HR Sustainability’ in M. Clarke (ed.) Readings in Human Resource Management and Sustainability, Tilde University Press.

Dowling, P. and Donnelly, N. (2010) ‘Managing Globalization and IHRM’ in S. Teo and J. Connell (eds) Strategic HRM: Contemporary Issues in the Asia Pacific Region, Tilde University Press.

Donnelly, N. and Scullion, H (1998) ‘International HRM: Recent Developments in Irish Multinationals’, in W.K. Roche, K. Monks and J. Walsh (eds.), Human Resource Management, Dublin: Oak Tree Press.

Commissioned research reports

Donnelly, N. and Proctor-Thomson, S. (2013) Working from home: Lessons from the Christchurch Experience, report prepared for Inland Revenue and Public Services Association (PSA), Industrial Relations Centre, Victoria University of Wellington.

Donnelly, N and Proctor-Thomson, S. (2013) Report on Delegate Experiences following the 2011 Christchurch Earthquakes, report prepared for Public Services Association (PSA), Industrial Relations Centre, Victoria University of Wellington.

Plimmer, G., Wilson, J., Bryson, J., Blumenfeld, S., Donnelly, N., & Ryan, B. (2013). Workplace Dynamics in New Zealand Public Services. Wellington: Industrial Relations Centre, Victoria University of Wellington.

Proctor-Thomson, S.B., Donnelly, N. & Plimmer, G. (2011). Constructing workplace democracy: Women’s voice in New Zealand public services. Wellington: Public Service Association (PSA) & Industrial Relations Centre, Victoria University of Wellington.

Conference presentations

Donnelly, N, Blumenfeld, S, Plimmer, G, Bryson, J and Ryan, B (2015) ‘Model Employment’? Job Quality in the New Zealand Public Services’, presented at AIRAANZ 29th Conference, 3-5 February, University of Auckland, Auckland.

Blumenfeld, S. and Donnelly, N. (2015) ‘The nature of job quality in the New Zealand Public Services’, presented at Work2015: New Meanings of Work Conference, 17-19 August, University of Turku, Finland.

Blumenfeld, S, Donnelly, N, Plimmer, G, Bryson, J and Ryan, B (2015) ‘Indicators of Job Quality in New Zealand Public Services’ presented at AIRAANZ 29th Conference, 3-5 February, University of Auckland, Auckland.

Donnelly N, and Proctor-Thomson, S (2013) ‘The “Experience” of Work in the New Zealand Public Service’, presented at the Work-Continuities and Disruptions in Modern Life Conference 21-23 August 2013 University of Turku, Finland.

Donnelly N, and Proctor-Thomson, S (2013) ‘Teleworking in times of crisis: Lessons from the Christchurch Experience’, presented at the Work-Continuities and Disruptions in Modern Life Conference 21-23 August 2013 University of Turku, Finland.

Blumenfeld S, Donnelly N and O’Neill P (2011) Globalization, Commodity Chains and the New Zealand Red Meat Industry: In Search of Decent Work? Presented at the CRIMT conference ‘Multinational Companies, Global Value Chains and Social Regulation’, Montreal, 6th June 2011.

Donnelly, N and Proctor- Thomson, S (2011) ‘Women’s ‘Voice’ in matters of ‘choice’ flexible work outcomes for women in the New Zealand Public Sector, presented at the ‘Women, Work and Collectivism’ Conference, University of Sydney, 11th May 2011.

Blumenfeld, S. and Donnelly, N. (2011) ‘Globalization, Commodity Chains and the New Zealand Red Meat Industry: In Search of Decent Work?’, CRIMT conference ‘Multinational Companies, Global Value Chains and Social Regulation’, Montreal, 6th June 2011.

Donnelly, N. (2007) ‘‘Managing International Human Resource Management in Small Country Multinational Companies (MNCs): The Case of Ireland’, The 9th International Human Resource Management Conference, Estonian Business School, June 12-15, 2007.

Donnelly, N (1998). ‘Irish-owned MNCs: The Role of the Centre in Managing Global versus National Tensions’, CEROP Research Workshop and Seminar Series, February.

Creaner, J., Monks, K, Scullion, H and Donnelly, N. (1998) ‘The Role of HR Factors in the Internationalisation of Irish Multinational Companies’, Irish Academy of Management Conference, University College Galway, and September 10-11.

Donnelly, N. (1996) ‘The Management of Human Resources and Industrial Relations in Irish-owned Multinationals’, Management Research in Ireland Conference, University College Cork, September 12-13.

Donnelly, N. (1994) ‘Multinationals and Labour Relations: The Case of Ireland’, IREC MNCs and the Future of Collective Bargaining Conference, Graduate School of Business, University College Dublin.

Other publications

Donnelly N, and Proctor-Thomson, S (2013) ‘Christchurch Earthquakes prompt flexible work responses’, The Employment Agreement, Wellington: Industrial Relations Centre, Victoria University of Wellington.

Blumenfeld, S., Donnelly, N and Ryall, S. (2010) ‘Centre of change: 40 years of industrial relations in review: The Industrial Relations Centre 1970‐2010’, Industrial Relations Centre, Victoria University of Wellington.

Donnelly, N. (2003) 'International Human Resource Management & Expatriate Transfers: Irish Experiences' (Book Review), Industrial Relations Journal, 34 (5).

Donnelly, N. and Rees, C. (1995) ‘Industrial Relations and Multinational Companies in the European Community: The Work of the International Companies Network’, Warwick Papers in Industrial Relations, University of Warwick, No. 54.

Donnelly, N. (1993) ‘The Effects of Technological and Structural Changes on Employment in Major Irish Banks’, Sectoral Working Paper, International Labour Office (ILO), Geneva.

Courses

Teaching in 2019