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

  • 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
  • 24/06/2014 - The International Family Enterprise Research Academy (IFERA) Annual Conference
  • 25/05/2014 - ICA Co-operative research Conference paper
  • 01/09/2010 - ACE Academic Standards Board member, University College Cork
  • 01/01/2010 - Elected Supervisor Fermoy Credit Union
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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)
  • 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)
  • 2016 - The feasibility of Community Land Trusts in an Irish context, University College Cork (Thesis Co-Supervisor)
  • 2020 - Credit unions facing challenging times ahead, University College Cork (Thesis Co-Supervisor)
  • 2021 - Perceptions of directors on governance in Irish credit unions, 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 2021 - Young adult participation in Irish credit unions, 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)
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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. 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.
2011 CARROLL, B. (2011). Linkages between credit unions and other co-operative sectors in Ireland. Centre for Cooperative Studies, Cork, Ireland.
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.

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, Vol 54 No 1.

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.

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

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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