Prof. Eleanor DoyleBack
Dr. Eleanor Doyle is Professor of Economics and Vice-Dean for Internationalisation and External Engagement at Cork University Business School. She is an invited member of the international Microeconomics of Competitiveness (MoC) network of the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, Harvard Business School (HBS), led by Prof. Michael Porter. For her contribution to the network she was honoured to be elected into the ‘Hall of Fame’ of the Institute, only the sixth person to receive this honour. She co-chairs the Knowledge Generation Council of the MoC network and organises annual presentations of research at HBS and at a research track of the European Academy of Management. Her recent research, funded through an Environmental Protection Agency Grant, considers international links between sustainability and competitiveness, leveraging data from the World Economic Forum (EPA Research Report 237). She is Director of the practitioner-oriented, developmental, doctoral research programme, DBA (Business Economics) and has supervised twenty doctoral theses to completion. Her teaching and research relate to the integration of professional and organisational development and its impact on the environment for business and in turn on economic development and prosperity. She is active in regional fora Cork Chamber of Commerce (through its Public Affairs Council) and the Economic Development sub-committee of CASP (Cork Area Strategic Plan).