Dr Stephen Treacy

Stephen Treacy


Business Information Systems
University College Cork
Cork University Business School

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Stephen Treacy is a lecturer in the department of Business Information Systems at Cork University Business School. He received his PhD from University College Cork in 2016 and his interests include open innovation, collaborative communities, competitive markets, crowdsourcing, social capital and cloud computing. Stephen has acted as reviewer for AMCIS, ECIS, ICIS, PACIS, and the Journal of Decision Systems. Stephen's research has appeared in ECIS and the Journal of Information Technology. Stephen is especially interested in leveraging the collective wisdom of the crowds, identifying the motivating factors for engaging in the various forms of distributed collaboration, and exploring how organisations can co-create value in order to leverage inherent potential. 

Research Domains

  • Innovation
  • Open innovation  
  • Cloud Technology  
  • Crowdsourcing  
  • Tacit knowledge  
  • Collaboration  
  • Competition and competitiveness
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Journal article

Year Publication
2016 FELLER, J., GLEASURE, R., TREACY, S. (2016). Information sharing and user behavior in internet-enabled peer-To-peer lending systems: An empirical study. Journal of Information Technology. doi:10.1057/jit.2016.1. Details

Conference paper

Year Publication
2014 O'CONNOR, Y., TREACY, S., O'DONOGHUE, J. (2014). Examining Contextual Factors and Individual Value Dimensions of Healthcare Providers Intention to Adopt Electronic Health Technologies in Developing Countries. International Working Conference on Transfer and Diffusion of IT.


Year Publication
2016 TREACY, S. (2016). IT-Enabled Innovation Contest Platforms: An Exploration of the Impacts and Mechanisms of Social Capital.


Year Publication
2017 TREACY, S., FELLER, J., O'FLAHERTY, B., NAGLE, T. (2017). Competitive market innovation contests and social capital: Diametrically opposed, or inherently linked?. In Proceedings of the 25th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS). Association of Information Systems, Portugal.
2021 TREACY, S., FELLER, J., NAGLE, T., O'FLAHERTY, B., BURCIN TULUKCU, S. (2021). Social Capital Mechanisms Underpinning Competitive Market Platforms. Academic Conferences and Publishing, Ireland. Details
2020 JUNGCHAROENSUKYING, E., FELLER, J., O'FLAHERTY, B., TREACY, S. (2020). An exploratory conceptual model for digital entrepreneurs within entrepreneurial ecosystems. Proceedings of the European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, ECIE. Academic Conferences and Publishing, Italy. Details
2022 , TREACY, S. (2022). A Roadmap to Artificial Intelligence: Navigating Core Impacts to Successfully Transform Organisations. Proceedings of the European Conference on the Impact of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics. Details
2022 TREACY, S., BRANDT, T., WANASIKA, I., DUBICKIS, M., HANNA, P., ACOCELLA, R., ... VO, T. (2022). Cultural Impact on Entrepreneurial Expectations. Würzburg International Business Press , Germany.
2022 , TREACY, S. (2022). Digitally Transforming Organisational Cultures: Ensuring Enhanced Innovation in a Remote Working World. Proceedings of the European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Details
2022 BRANDT, T., WANASIKA, I., DUBICKIS, M., TREACY, S., HANNA, P., ACOCELLA, R., ... VO, T. (2022). Innovation orientation and cultural differences. Proceedings of 3UAS-conference.
2022 , BRANDT, T., WANASIKA, I., DUBICKIS, M., TREACY, S., HANNA, P., ... VO, T. (2022). Innovativeness, Entrepreneurial Tendencies, and Cultural Differences. Würzburg International Business Press , Germany.
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