Dr Bridget Carroll

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Bridget Carroll

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Food Business & Development/Centre for Co-operative Studies
University College Cork
Cork University Business School

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Biography

Bridget Carroll lectures in the Department of Food Business & Development and is a researcher in the Centre for Co-operative Studies, University College Cork.  Her research interests include co-operative organisation and development, co-operative legislation, worker co-operatives and employee ownership. She lectures on the MSc Co-operatives, Agri-food and Sustainable Development, the online MSc Co-operatives and Social Enterprise, the BComm, BSc International Development & Food Business and the MBA. She is Academic Director of the Diploma in Corporate Governance (Food Business). 

 

 

 

 

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
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Grants and Honours

  • 01/07/2017 - Golden Jubilee Trust; "Go Co-op; Cases of recent Irish co-operative start-ups", Irish Charities
  • 01/01/2013 - President's Award for Research into Innovative Forms of Teaching, University College Cork
  • 01/04/2010 - Study on the implementation of Regulation 1435/2003 on the statute for SCE in all EU Member States and EEA Countries, European Union
  • 01/11/2006 - Ireland Newfoundland Partnership Bursary, Miscellaneous
  • 01/10/2006 - Scoping Study of Co-operative Movement in Ireland, Miscellaneous
  • 01/10/2005 - Socrates Project "Seniors in Network" SEN-NET, European Union
  • 01/01/2004 - Presidents Award for Research in Innovative Forms of Learning for a project entitled Enhancing Blackboard for Distance Learning Programmes in UCC (in conjunction with my colleague Olive McCarthy)., University College Cork
  • 01/01/2004 - Training for Trainers Fund to organise a workshop for university staff on the writing of course material in a distance learning format and the development of interactive course material for on-line di, Higher Education Authority
  • 01/01/2004 - Improving the use of on-line resources among distance learning students., University College Cork
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Other Activities

  • 03/10/2022 - CoBL Research Ethics Committee member, University College Cork
  • 29/09/2022 - PhD review panel member, University College Cork
  • 01/04/2022 - Member Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Co-operative Studies, UK Society for Co-operative Studies
  • 25/02/2022 - Submission on reform of legislation for co-operative societies
  • 01/01/2022 - Co-director MSc Co-operatives, Agri-food and Sustainable Development, University College Cork
  • 31/10/2021 - Academic exams co-ordinator, Dept. of Food Business & Development, University College Cork
  • 13/10/2021 - Event exploring Community Wealth Building as a strategy for development
  • 01/09/2021 - Academic Council elected representative, College of Business & Law, University College Cork
  • 01/07/2021 - Exploring co-operative responses to current economic and social challenges online seminar
  • 30/06/2021 - Editor: Journal of Co-operative Studies, Vol 54 No 1, UK Society for Co-operative Studies
  • 01/06/2021 - Chairperson, Society for Co-operative Studies in Ireland
  • 01/01/2021 - SCSI newsletter contribution
  • 22/10/2020 - Invited presentation, Social Economy Policy Group, Green Party
  • 22/06/2020 - Beyster Symposium/IAFEP conference paper
  • 25/06/2019 - Appearance at Oireachtas Joint Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation
  • 01/06/2019 - Article in Liberty magazine, Vol. 18, No. 3
  • 09/04/2019 - Economic democracy and worker co-operatives; the case for Ireland
  • 09/04/2019 - Economic democracy and worker co-operatives: the case for Ireland
  • 09/01/2019 - Kelso Mid-Year Fellows Workshop
  • 12/07/2018 - 19th IAFEP Conference, Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana
  • 12/06/2018 - European Policy Conference on Heritage Entrepreneurship
  • 01/10/2017 - Marketing for Credit Unions, University College Cork
  • 20/06/2017 - International Co-operative Alliance Research Conference paper
  • 07/04/2017 - Community-led Housing: Making It Happen National Seminar
  • 01/06/2016 - Credit Unions and Society, University College Cork
  • 01/01/2016 - Credit Unions and Society text, University College Cork
  • 24/06/2014 - The International Family Enterprise Research Academy (IFERA) Annual Conference
  • 25/05/2014 - ICA Co-operative research Conference paper
  • 30/05/2013 - EdTech conference paper, University College Cork
  • 18/09/2012 - ICCS conference, The University of Vienna
  • 24/02/2011 - The role of co-operatives at Aontas Learners' Week
  • 02/10/2010 - UK Society for Co-operative Studies, UK Society for Co-operative Studies
  • 01/09/2010 - ACE Academic Standards Board member, University College Cork
  • 01/01/2010 - Elected Supervisor Fermoy Credit Union
  • 01/01/2007 - Pre-tenancy training programme advice, Social Housing Dev. Cork
  • 06/09/2006 - Developing the Workers Co-op Sector in Ireland; The Family Firm Transfer Model, University of Wales
  • 13/07/2006 - Developments in Worker Co-operatives in Ireland
  • 06/04/2006 - Social Economy Agency, Northern Ireland, Dept. of Food Business & Develpment and Centre for Co-operative Studies, University College Cork
  • 06/07/2005 - Annual Conference Forum for the Advancement of Continuing Education, University College Cork
  • 07/03/2005 - Guest lecture, Kinsale College of Further Education
  • 03/03/2005 - Teaching & Learning Seminar Presentation, University College Cork
  • 01/03/2005 - "Where's Me Culture?" group advice on co-operative structures
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Pedagogic Experiences

  • 2022 - Ethics and Sustainability, University College Cork, MBA
  • 2021 - Agri-Food Co-operatives and Sustainability, University College Cork
  • 2019 - Co-operative and Social Enterprise Governance, University College Cork, MSc Co-operative and Social Enterprise (Online)
  • 2018 - Contemporary Socio-Economic & Environ Issues, University College Cork, MSc Co-operatives, Agri-Food and Sustainable Development
  • 2016 - People Management in Member-Based Organisations, University College Cork, BSc (Hons) Credit Union Business
  • 2016 - People Management in Member-Based Organisations, University College Cork, MSc Co-operative and Social Enterprise (Online)
  • 2014 - SME and Local Development, University College Cork, BSc (Hons) International Development and Food Policy
  • 2009 - Co-operative Business, Czech University of Life Sciences
  • 2008 - Introduction to Co-operative Business, University College Cork, BComm (Hons) Commerce
  • 2008 - Worker Co-operative Strategies, University College Cork, MSc Co-operative and Social Enterprise (Online)
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Thesis

  • 2020 - Life after prison for the reformed individual, University College Cork (Thesis Co-Supervisor)
  • 2017 - To examine the workings of a board in the Irish credit union movement, University College Cork (Thesis Co-Supervisor)
  • 2018 - An analysis of millenium members' relationships with the credit union and the significance of social media in that relationship; a case study of St. Michael's Credit Union., University College Cork (Thesis Co-Supervisor)
  • 2012 - Ireland's Worker Co-operative Sector, University College Cork (Thesis Co-Supervisor)
  • 2012 - Co-operatives and Asylum Seekers' Needs: An explorative study, University College Cork (Thesis Co-Supervisor)
  • 2010 - he impact of a social enterprise in a disadvantaged area: a case study of the Cork School of Music., University College Cork (Thesis Primary Supervisor)
  • 2011 - Volunteer recruitment and retention in animal welfare, an Irish organisational learning and development case study., University College Cork (Thesis Primary Supervisor)
  • 2012 - An exploration of voluntary recruitment policy and practices in Irish credit unions., University College Cork (Thesis Primary Supervisor)
  • 2013 - An examination of the Irish housing co-operative sector and local authority facilitation of co-operative housing action in Ireland., University College Cork (Thesis Primary Supervisor)
  • 2017 - Cooperative raspberry production as an opportunity for sustainable economic development of rural areas in Bosnia and Herzegovina, University College Cork (Thesis Co-Supervisor)
  • 2015 - Sector Switching: Trends and opportunities for commercial sector professionals to switch to employment in social enterprise, University College Cork (Thesis Co-Supervisor)
  • 2021 - Young adult participation in Irish credit unions, University College Cork (Thesis Co-Supervisor)
  • 2015 - An analysis of the revised role of the nominating committee in Irish credit unions under the Credit Union and Co-operation with Overseas Regulation Act 2012, University College Cork (Thesis Co-Supervisor)
  • 2017 - Newly created union co-operatives of North America: Potential relevance and interest to the Irish trade union movement, University College Cork (Thesis Co-Supervisor)
  • 2019 - What does it mean to be a socially responsible business? An exploration of Irish food SMEs., University College Cork (Thesis Co-Supervisor)
  • 2021 - Perceptions of directors on governance in Irish credit unions, University College Cork (Thesis Co-Supervisor)
  • 2020 - Credit unions facing challenging times ahead, University College Cork (Thesis Co-Supervisor)
  • 2016 - The feasibility of Community Land Trusts in an Irish context, University College Cork (Thesis Co-Supervisor)
  • 2021 - Community Economies at the Margins: Towards A Theory of Co-operative Economics., University College Cork (Thesis Primary Supervisor)
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Publications

Journal article

Year Publication
2006 BYRNE, N., CARROLL, B., WARD, M. (2006). Artists' co-operatives and their potential to contribute to the development of the visual arts sector in Ireland. Review of International Cooperation, 99 (1), pp. 29-35.
2017 MURPHY, L., MCCARTHY, O., CARROLL, B. (2017). No heir apparent? Exploring the workers' co-operative model as a solution to the continuity of family businesses. Journal of Entrepreneurial and Organizational Diversity. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.5947/jeod.2017.008. Details
2014 GAVIN, M., MORONEY, A., CARROLL, B., WARD, M. (2014). 'The Worker Co-operative Sector in Ireland: Current Status, Future Prospects. Journal of Co-Operative Studies.

Book chapter

Year Publication
2012 MORONEY, A., CARROLL, B., MCCARTHY, O. (2012). From Co-operatives to Conventional Business and Back Again: The Irish Co-operative Experience. A Co-operative Dilemma: Converting Organisational Form.
2013 CARROLL, B. (2013). Cooperative Law in Ireland. In Cragona, D., Fici, A. and Hagen, H. (Eds.), International Handbook of Cooperative Law (pp. 467-478). Springer Publishing. Details
2005 CARROLL, B. (2005). Working for Ourselves. In Briscoe R. and Ward M. (Ed.), Helping Ourselves: Success Stories in Co-operative Business and Social Enterprise. Oak Tree Press.
2012 CARROLL, B., MCCARTHY, O., O'SHAUGHNESSY, M. (2012). Co-operatives - what relevance now?. In Doyle, G. and Lalor, T. (Eds.), Social Enterprise in Ireland: A People's Economy?. Oak Tree Press.
2023 CARROLL, B. (2023). Role of the Farmer and their Co-operative in Supply Chain Governance: An Irish Perspective. Handbook of Research on Co-operatives and Mutuals (in press). Edward Elgar Publishing.
2022 CARROLL, B., MCCARTHY, O., BYRNE, N., BOLAND, M., WARD, M. (2022). Role of the Farmer and their Co-operative in Supply Chain Governance: An Irish Perspective. Handbook of Co-operatives and Mutuals (forthcoming). Edward Elgar Publishing.

Journal issue

Year Publication
2021 CARROLL, B., MCCARTHY, O. (2021). Special Edition from Ireland, Journal of Co-operative Studies. Journal of Co-Operative Studies.
2021 CARROLL, B. (2021). Issues and challenges for Irish co-operatives. Summer 2021. Journal of Co-Operative Studies.

Manual

Year Publication
2014 O'REILLY, M., CARROLL, B. (2014). People Management in Member-based Organisations.. Centre for Co-operative Studies, University College Cork.
2013 CARROLL, B. (2013). Worker Co-operative Strategies. Centre for Co-operative Studies, University College Cork., Cork, Ireland.

Dissertation

Year Publication
2021 CARROLL, B. (2021). Irish agricultural co-operative development: a qualitative network perspective.
2005 CARROLL, B. (2005). Co-operative Dilemmas: Case Studies of Irish Workers' Co-operatives., Ireland.

Magazine article

Year Publication
2019 CARROLL, B. (2019). Centre for Co-operative Studies: Building a solid knowledge base on the cooperative business model. ILO Coop eNews Update. ILO.
2019 CARROLL, B. (2019). Seminar probes case for worker co-ops. Liberty magazine, 18 (3), pp. 8. Dublin.

Report

Year Publication
2018 MORONEY, A., CARROLL, B., MCCARTHY, O. (2018). Go Co-op: Recent cases of Irish co-operative start-ups.. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.21706.82884 Details
2011 CARROLL, B. (2011). Linkages between credit unions and other co-operative sectors in Ireland. Retrieved from https://www.researchgate.net/publication/269688687_The_Origins_Ethos_and_Evolution_of_Co-operative_Credit_in_Ireland_Celebrating_the_Centenary_of_the_Birth_of_Nora_Herlihy

Other

Year Publication
2018 CARROLL, B. (2018). Community-led Housing: Making It Happen Seminar Proceedings. The Society for Co-operative Studies in Ireland, Ireland.
2019 CARROLL, B., DUNKIN, F. (2019). Economic democracy and worker co-operatives: the case for Ireland. Seminar Proceedings. The Society for Co-operative Studies in Ireland, Ireland.
2020 CARROLL, B. (2020). Brief Report From the Centre for Co-operative Studies. The Beyster Symposium. Rutgers Institute for the Study of Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing, United States of America.
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