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Prof Anthony McDonnell

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Anthony McDonnell

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2.08 O'Rahilly Building
Department of Management and Marketing
University College Cork
Cork University Business School

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Biography

Anthony is Full Professor (Chair) of Human Resource Management and the Head of the Department of Management and Marketing at the Cork University Business School (CUBS). Prior to joining UCC, he was Head of the Management Group and Reader in Management at Queen's University Belfast, and has also held appointments at the Univeristy of South Australia and University of Newcastle (Australia). Anthony is Chair of the Irish Academy of Management and also Honorary Adjunct Professor at the University of South Australia. 

 

Anthony was Co-Editor-in-Chief of Human Resource Management Journal (HRMJ) from 2016-20 and currently sits on the editorial advisory boards of the Journal of World Business, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Employee Relations: the International Journal, European Journal of International Management and the Irish Journal of Management.

 

Anthony's research expertise and interests reside in the area of international human resource management, talent management. His work on HRM in MNCs has been funded by the Australian Research Council and Irish Research Council (formerly IRCHSS), and Ireland Canada University Foundation. His research has been published in leading international journals such as the Journal of World Business, Human Resource Management (US), Human Relations, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Management International Review and Human Resource Management Journal.

 

Twitter: @amcdonnell_hrm

 

Grants and Honours

  • 18/08/2020 - 2020 Academy of Management International Management Division CEIBS Best Paper Award, Academy of Management
  • 31/12/2014 - Best Paper Award at Employee Relations: the International Journal, Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2015 for: ‘Having a “say”: forms of voice in Australian call centres’
  • 31/12/2013 - University of South Australia Business School Early Career Researcher Award
  • 31/12/2013 - Best paper (overall) at the 26th Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand Conference
  • 31/12/2012 - Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Early Career Researcher Award
  • 31/12/2011 - Best Paper Stream (Strategic Management) Award at the Irish Academy of Management Conference
  • 31/12/2010 - Best Paper Stream (Organisations, Teams & Networking) Award at the Pacific and Employment Relations Association (PERA) Conference
  • 31/12/2009 - Best paper (overall) at the 10th International Human Resource Management Conference
  • 31/12/2009 - Highly Commended Award Winner at the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2009 for Journal of European Industrial Training Journal
  • 31/12/2009 - Best paper (joint) at the Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations/Labor and Employment Relations Association, 61st Labor and Employment Relations Association Conference
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Other Activities

  • 13/02/2020 - Keynote Speaker - QQI Exploring Models of Success Conference, Croke Park
  • 01/01/2019 - Editorial Board, European Journal of International Management
  • 01/09/2017 - External Examiner, University of Strathclyde
  • 01/01/2016 - Editor-in-Chief, Human Resource Management Journal
  • 01/09/2015 - External Examiner, University of East Anglia
  • 01/09/2014 - Editorial Board, Journal of World Business
  • 01/08/2013 - Associated Editor, Human Resource Management Journal
  • 01/08/2013 - Editorial Board, Employee Relations
  • 01/03/2013 - Editorial Board, The International Journal of Human Resource Management
  • 01/11/2009 - Editorial Board, Irish Journal of Management
  • 01/07/2009 - Chartered Member, CIPD
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Pedagogic Experiences

  • 2020 - Human Resource Management in a Global Context, University College Cork
  • 2020 - Recruiting and Selecting Talent, University College Cork
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Research Domains

  • HR practices of MNCs in different host environments
  • Talent Management Research  
  • Human resource management and development
  • International Management  
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Thesis

  • 2021 - Algorithmic Management in Gig Work, University College Cork (Thesis Co-Supervisor)
  • 2022 - Individual Antecedents of Participation in Leadership Development Activities: Toward a Model of Role Identity, University College Cork (Thesis Co-Supervisor)
  • 2023 - Irish Hospital Doctors’ Working Conditions and Turnover Intention: An examination of Job Demands and Resources, University College Cork (Thesis Primary Supervisor)
  • 2024 - Self-constructing career identity in traditional hierarchical careers: The maritime case, University College Cork (Thesis Co-Supervisor)
  • The Role of HRM in Small Business: The Case of Irish Dairy Farms, University College Cork (Thesis Co-Supervisor)
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Publications

Journal article

Year Publication
2018 MCCLOSKEY, C., MCDONNELL, A. (2018). Channels of employee voice: complementary or competing for space?. Channels of employee voice. Industrial Relations Journal. Details
2015 JULES, C., LIM, A., MCDONNELL, A., OU, A. Y. (2015). Talent Management in Asia: What Else is Needed?. Academy of Management Proceedings. Details
2015 MCDONNELL, A. (2015). Similarity or Variation? Employee Representation and Consultation Approaches amongst Liberal Market Economy Multinationals. Industrial Relations. Details
2018 MCDONNELL, A., BURGESS, J., CARBERY, R., SHERMAN, U. (2018). Special issue of International Journal of Human Resource Management: Gig work: implications for the employment relationship and human resource management. The International Journal of Human Resource Management. Details
2014 HANNIF, Z., CONNELL, J., MCDONNELL, A., BURGESS, J. (2014). New technology and new workplaces: call centre careers – a growing reality?. Labour & Industry. Details
2013 HANNIF, Z., MCDONNELL, A., CONNELL, J., BURGESS, J. (2013). Teams in call centres: does size make a difference?. Labour & lndustry. Details
2012 MCDONNELL, A., MENZIES, J. L. (2012). Talent in China: exploring the issues faced by Australian multinational enterprises. International Journal of Chinese Culture and Management.
2019 JOOSS, S., MCDONNELL, A., BURBACH, R. (2019). Talent designation in practice: an equation of high potential, performance and mobility. The International Journal of Human Resource Management. Details
2019 MCDONNELL, A. (2019). Connecting ‘talent’ meanings and multi-level context: a discursive approach. The International Journal of Human Resource Management. Details
2019 JOOSS, S., MCDONNELL, A. (2019). Conceptualising talent in multinational hotel corporations. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. Details
2007 MCDONNELL, A., LAVELLE, J., GUNNIGLE, P., COLLINGS, D. (2007). Management research on multinational corporations: A methodological critique. Economic and Social Review.
2008 MCDONNELL, A. (2008). Outward foreign direct investment and human capital development: A small country perspective. Journal of European Industrial Training. Details
2010 COLLINGS, D., MCDONNELL, A., GUNNIGLE, P., LAVELLE, J. (2010). Swimming against the tide: Outward staffing flows from multinational subsidiaries. Human Resource Management. Details
2010 LAVELLE, J., GUNNIGLE, P., MCDONNELL, A. (2010). Patterning employee voice in multinational companies. Human Relations. Details
2010 MCDONNELL, A., GUNNIGLE, P., LAVELLE, J. (2010). Learning transfer in multinational companies: Explaining inter-organisation variation. Human Resource Management Journal. Details
2010 MCDONNELL, A., LAMARE, R., GUNNIGLE, P., LAVELLE, J. (2010). Developing tomorrow's leaders-Evidence of global talent management in multinational enterprises. Journal of World Business. Details
2011 MCDONNELL, A. (2011). Still Fighting the "War for Talent"? Bridging the Science Versus Practice Gap. Journal of Business and Psychology. Details
2011 MCDONNELL, A., STANTON, P., BURGESS, J. (2011). Multinational enterprises in Australia: Two decades of international human resource management research reviewed. Asia Pacific Journal Of Human Resources. Details
2011 MCDONNELL, A., HICKEY, C., GUNNIGLE, P. (2011). Global talent management: Exploring talent identification in the multinational enterprise. European Journal Of International Management. Details
2012 LAVELLE, J., TURNER, T., GUNNIGLE, P., MCDONNELL, A. (2012). The determinants of financial participation schemes within multinational companies in Ireland. International Journal of Human Resource Management. Details
2012 BOYLE, B., MCDONNELL, A., MITCHELL, R., NICHOLAS, S. (2012). Managing knowledge in internationalizing universities through foreign assignments. International Journal of Educational Management. Details
2012 MCDONNELL, A., BOYLE, B. (2012). Higher education in flight: a new direction for international assignments research. International Journal of Human Resource Management. Details
2012 MCDONNELL, A., COLLINGS, D., BURGESS, J. (2012). Guest editors' note: Talent management in the Asia Pacific. Asia Pacific Journal Of Human Resources. Details
2013 MCDONNELL, A., CONNELL, J., HANNIF, Z., BURGESS, J. (2013). Voices from higher up the ladder: Exploring the team leader role in call centres. New Technology, Work and Employment. Details
2013 SABLOK, G., BARTRAM, T., STANTON, P., BURGESS, J., MCDONNELL, A. (2013). The impact of union presence and strategic human resource management on employee voice in multinational enterprises in Australia. Journal of Industrial Relations. Details
2013 MCDONNELL, A., BURGESS, J. (2013). The impact of the global financial crisis on managing employees. International Journal of Manpower. Details
2013 EDWARDS, P., SÁNCHEZ-MANGAS, R., TREGASKIS, O., LÉVESQUE, C., MCDONNELL, A., QUINTANILLA, J. (2013). Human resource management practices in the multinational company: A test of system, societal, and dominance effects. Industrial and Labor Relations Review. Details
2013 BOYLE, B., MCDONNELL, A. (2013). Exploring the impact of institutional and organizational factors on the reaction of MNCs to the global financial crisis. Asia Pacific Business Review. Details
2013 SKUZA, A., SCULLION, H., MCDONNELL, A. (2013). An analysis of the talent management challenges in a post-communist country: The case of Poland. International Journal of Human Resource Management. Details
2014 MCDONNELL, A., LAVELLE, J., GUNNIGLE, P. (2014). Human Resource Management in Multinational Enterprises: Evidence From a Late Industrializing Economy. Management International Review. Details
2014 MCDONNELL, A., CONNELL, J., HANNIF, Z., BURGESS, J. (2014). Having "a say": Forms of voice in Australian call centres. Employee Relations. Details
2015 EDWARDS, T., SANCHEZ-MANGAS, R., BÉLANGER, J., MCDONNELL, A. (2015). Why are some subsidiaries of multinationals the source of novel practices while others are not? National, corporate and functional influences. British Journal of Management. Details
2015 BARTRAM, T., BOYLE, B., STANTON, P., BURGESS, J., MCDONNELL, A. (2015). Multinational enterprises and industrial relations: A research agenda for the 21st century. Journal of Industrial Relations. Details
2015 MCDONNELL, A., BOYLE, B., STANTON, P., BARTRAM, T., BURGESS, J. (2015). Delineating human resource management practice in domestic and foreign-owned multinational enterprises in Australia. Asia Pacific Journal Of Human Resources. Details
2015 MCDONNELL, A., GUNNIGLE, P., LAVELLE, J., LAMARE, R. (2015). Beyond managerial talent: ‘key group’ identification and differential compensation practices in multinational companies. International Journal of Human Resource Management. Details
2017 MCDONNELL, A., COLLINGS, D., MELLAHI, K., SCHULER, R. (2017). Talent management: A systematic review and future prospects. European Journal Of International Management. Details
2018 CONROY, K., MCDONNELL, A., HOLZLEITNER, K. (2018). A race against time: training and support for short-term international assignments. Journal of Global Mobility. Details
2019 DUGGAN, J., SHERMAN, U., CARBERY, R., MCDONNELL, A. (2019). Algorithmic management and app?work in the gig economy: A research agenda for employment relations and HRM. Human Resource Management Journal. Details
2019 DUGGAN, J., SHERMAN, U., CARBERY, R., MCDONNELL, A. (2019). App-Work, Algorithmic Management & HRM in the Emerging Gig Economy: A Research Agenda. Academy of Management Proceedings. Details
2020 FARNDALE, E., MCDONNELL, A., SCHOLARIOS, D., WILKINSON, A. (2020). Human Resource Management Journal : A look to the past, present, and future of the journal and HRM scholarship. Human Resource Management Journal. Details
2020 FARNDALE, E., MCDONNELL, A., SCHOLARIOS, D., WILKINSON, A. (2020). The psychologisation conversation: An introduction. Human Resource Management Journal. Details
2020 JOOSS, S., MCDONNELL, A., CONROY, K. (2020). Flexible global working arrangements: An integrative review and future research agenda. Human Resource Management Review. doi:10.1016/j.hrmr.2020.100780. Details
2020 BOYLE, B., MITCHELL, R., MCDONNELL, A., SHARMA, N., BISWAS, K., NICHOLAS, S. (2020). Overcoming the challenge of “fuzzy” assessment and feedback. Education + Training. Details
2020 BOURKE, J., CROWLEY, F., DORAN, J., MCDONNELL, A. (2020). AN ANALYSIS OF MANAGEMENT PRACTICES ACROSS FIRM OWNERSHIP: THE CASE OF STANDALONE DOMESTIC FIRMS, DOMESTIC GROUPS AND MULTINATIONAL ENTERPRISES. International Journal of Innovation Management. Details
2020 BOYLE, B., MITCHELL, R., MCDONNELL, A., SHARMA, N., BISWAS, K., NICHOLAS, S. (2020). Overcoming the challenge of “fuzzy” assessment and feedback. Education + Training. Details
2020 EDWARDS, T., TREGASKIS, O., MCDONNELL, A. (2020). Towards an understanding of configurational and national influences on international integration in the HR function in MNCs. The International Journal of Human Resource Management. Details

Book chapter

Year Publication
2018 MCDONNELL, A., GUNNIGLE, P., MURPHY, K. R. (2018). Performance management. Routledge. Details
2018 SKUZA, A., MCDONNELL, A., SCULLION, H. (2018). Macro talent management in Poland. Taylor and Francis Inc.. Details
2018 WIBLEN, S., MCDONNELL, A. (2018). Macro Talent Management in Australia. Taylor and Francis Inc.. Details
2019 BURGESS, J., CONNELL, J., MCDONNELL, A. (2019). Finding Their Voice: Call Centre Employees in a Continuous Service Delivery Context. Springer Publishing. Details
2017 MCDONNELL, A., GUO, Y. (2017). Human Capital Flows and Talent Management in Asia. Routledge. Details
2013 MCDONNELL, A., SCULLION, H. (2013). Self-Initiated Expatriate’s Adjustment: A Neglected Terrain. Details
2015 SKUZA, A., MCDONNELL, A., SCULLION, H. (2015). Talent management in the emerging markets. Edward Elgar Publishing.
2015 MCDONNELL, A. (2015). Talent management: Current understanding and what we still need to know. Edward Elgar Publishing.
2013 MCDONNELL, A., SCULLION, H., LAVELLE, J. (2013). Managing human resources in international organizations.
2011 MCDONNELL, A., COLLINGS, D. (2011). The Identi?cation and Evaluation of Talent in Mnes.
2009 GUNNIGLE, P., LAVELLE, J., MCDONNELL, A. (2009). Subtle but deadly? union avoidance through "double breasting"among multinational companies. Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations. Details
2009 MCDONNELL, A., GUNNIGLE, P. (2009). Performance management. Human Resource Management: A Critical Approach.
2016 COLLINGS, D., MCDONNELL, A., MCCARTER, A. (2016). Types of international assignees. Taylor and Francis Inc..
2020 MCDONNELL, A., JOOSS, S., SCULLION, H. (2020). Global talent and mobility in a decentralised multinational enterprise. Edward Elgar Publishing. Details

Conference paper

Year Publication
2020 CONROY, K., MCDONNELL, A., JOOSS, S. (2020). Navigating complex frontiers: International business travellers as global boundary spanners in MNEs. Details

Edited book

Year Publication
2009 LAVELLE, J., MCDONNELL, A., GUNNIGLE, P. (2009). Human Resource Practices in Multinational Companies in Ireland: A Contemporary Analysis. The Stationery Office.

Magazine article

Year Publication
2010 HANNIF, Z., MCDONNELL, A., CONNELL, J., BURGESS, J. (2010). Working Time Flexibilities: A Paradox in Call Centres?.
2009 COLLINGS, D., MCDONNELL, A., SCULLION, H. (2009). Global talent management: the law of the few’. Poznan University of Economics Review.

Other

Year Publication
2019 CARBERY, R., LYNCH, R., MCDONNELL, A. (2019). Analysing maritime employment through the lens of careers research and Human Resource Development. Paper presented at the 20th International Conference on Human Resource Development Research and Practice across Europe., Great Britain.
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