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Dr Linda Murphy

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Biography

Linda Murphy (PhD, MSc, BA) began her career in her own family business in Cork at a young age. A graduate of University College Cork, she has a BA in European Studies and an MSc by Research (Commerce) from the National University of Ireland. After managing her own family business for a number of years, she joined University College Cork as a lecturer in Management in 2008, where she teaches at undergraduate and postgraduate level. She has completed the Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma in Teaching and Learning. Under the guidance of Professor Matti Koiranen, she registered with Jyväskylä for her doctoral studies in August, 2008. She partook in the double doctorate programme between Jyväskylä University and Hasselt University. She was granted sabbatical leave from University College Cork for six months in 2011 and went to Hasselt to progress her doctoral studies under Professor Frank Lambrechts. She was awarded a double doctorate degree from Jyvaskyla University and Hasselt University in January, 2014. She currently teaches on a number of undergraduate and postgraduate level management modules at University College Cork, including her own specialism, Family Business Management. She has directed the MSc in Management and Marketing and the Bachelor of Commerce degree. 

 

Research Interests

I am interested in continuity and sustainability of family businesses. My PhD, which I have published from, focused on careers of next generation family members, including career choices, knowledge and learning in family businesses and socioemotional wealth.

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Affiliations

  • Reviewer and Member, IFERA (/)
  • External Examiner BA in Management Practice, National College of Ireland (/)
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Modules

  • Ownership, Management and Governance of Family Businesses
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Languages

  • Spanish : Reading=Fluent; Writing=Functional; Speaking=Fluent
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Journal Activities

  • Series Editor, Electronic Journal Of Family Business Studies (-)
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Other Activities

  • Reviewer for the International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small BusinessExternal examiner for the BA in Management Practice, National College of Ireland.
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Committees

  • Represents the School of Management and Marketing, BComm Board of Studies (/)
  • Semesterisation Representative for the School of Management and Marketing, Semesterisation Committee (/)
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Education

  • University College Cork , MSc, '' (2006)
  • University College Cork , HDip, Management and Marketing (2002)
  • University College Cork , BA, European Studies (1999)
  • National University of Ireland , Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Education (2011)
  • University of Jyvaskyla and Hasselt University , PHD, Business and Economics (2014)
  • National University of Ireland , Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Edu, Teaching & Learning in Higher Education (2009)
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Employment

  • Lecturer in Management, Department of Management and Marketing, UCC (01-AUG-08 / 31-DEC-10)
  • Part-Time Lecturer and Tutor, University College Cork (01-SEP-04 / 01-SEP-08)
  • Research Assistant, John C. Kelleher Family Business Centre, UCC (01-SEP-05 / 01-SEP-08)
  • Manager, The Fry (01-JAN-95 / 01-JAN-07)
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Teaching Interests

  • Currently teaches on a number of undergraduate and postgraduate modules in including Family Entrepreneurship, Governance, Ownership and Management of Family Businesses, Foundations of Mangement, Organisational Development & Change, Leadership, Strategy & Change.
  • Interested in how the bridge between theory and practice can be enhanced in preparing our students for the working world.
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Professional Achievements

Honours and Awards

  • Department of Management and Marketing: Postgraduate Scholarship (2005)
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Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

Year Publication
2017 No heir apparent? Exploring the workers' co-operative model as a solution to the continuity of family businesses
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]
2011 Bonding Family Social Capital and Firm Performance
Kansikas, J., Murphy, L (2011) Bonding Family Social Capital and Firm Performance. : International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business [Details]
2010 Students Perceptions on Intrapreneurship Education ¿ Prerequisites for Learning Organisations
Kaniskas , J., Murphy, L (2010) Students Perceptions on Intrapreneurship Education ¿ Prerequisites for Learning Organisations. : Journal of Learning & Change, Special Issue [Details]
2015 Investigating actual career decisions of the next generation: The impact of family business involvement
Linda Murphy Frank Lambrechts (2015) Investigating actual career decisions of the next generation: The impact of family business involvement. : Journal of Family Business Strategy [Details]

Books

Year Publication
2014 To Enter or not to Enter is not the Question: A Qualitative Study into the Career Experiences of Next Generation Family Members
Linda Murphy (2014) To Enter or not to Enter is not the Question: A Qualitative Study into the Career Experiences of Next Generation Family Members. : University of Jyvaskyla [Details]

Conference Publications

Year Publication
2016 Professionalisation and the Family Business
Duggan C., Murray, N., Murphy, L (2016) Professionalisation and the Family Business. [Details]

Conference Contributions

Year Publication
2007 On organising team. [Conference Organising Committee Member]
Murphy, L (2007) On organising team. [Conference Organising Committee Member]. [Details]
2006 On organising team. [Conference Organising Committee Member]
Murphy, L (2006) On organising team. [Conference Organising Committee Member]. [Details]
2005 Developing Family Business in the Irish Context. [Oral Presentation]
Dooley, L., Buckley, J., Murphy, L., Buckley, N (2005) Developing Family Business in the Irish Context. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
2004 On organising team. [Conference Organising Committee Member]
Murphy, L (2004) On organising team. [Conference Organising Committee Member]. [Details]
2014 The purpose of the conference is to advance family business scholarship by (1) serving as a platform for presentation of carefully crafted contributions seeking to find home in top-tier academic journals, (2) advancement of papers that need further development in order to make a meaningful contribution, (3) testing of new ideas and plans that will benefit via advice from other members of the IFERA family and our distinguished quests, and (4) raising of new and relevant questions concerning family business. [Oral Presentation]
Murphy, L., McCarthy O., Carroll, B (2014) The purpose of the conference is to advance family business scholarship by (1) serving as a platform for presentation of carefully crafted contributions seeking to find home in top-tier academic journals, (2) advancement of papers that need further development in order to make a meaningful contribution, (3) testing of new ideas and plans that will benefit via advice from other members of the IFERA family and our distinguished quests, and (4) raising of new and relevant questions concerning family business. [Oral Presentation]. [Details]
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