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Kieran Conroy is a Lecturer in Management and Program Director for the BSc. International Business with a Language at Queen’s Management School.

His research focuses on global strategy and international management in multinational companies, particularly how the flow of people and knowledge affects the balance of power between global, regional and local managers.

Kieran has published in top-tiered international journals such as Journal of World Business, Global Strategy Journal, British Journal of Management. He has contributed to book chapters in Oxford, Sage and Edward Elgar series. His research has been funded by the British Academy and the British Academy of Management and he is currently a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of World Business

Current research projects include; 1). Changing role of headquarters, 2). Global strategies of Chinese multinationals and 3). Impact of digitisation on multinational strategies 4). Knowledge transfer through alternative international assignments 

Kieran has experience teaching management courses at all levels. He has held visiting positions at ESC La Rochelle Business School and Dublin City University. Teaching areas generally involve Global Strategy, International Business, Strategic Management and International Human Resource Management.  

Kieran is particularly interested in hearing from prospective PhD students and potential international collaborators. 

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Projects 2017 2018

Research Output 2013 2019

  • 5 Article
  • 1 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 1 Book/Film/Article review
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International Human Resource Management

Collings, D. G. & Conroy, K. M., Apr 2019, International Human Resource Management. Wilkinson, A., Bacon, N., Lepak, D. & Snell, S. (eds.). Second ed. London: SAGE, p. 82-98

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

1 Citation (Scopus)

A race against time: training and support for short-term international assignments

Conroy, K. M., McDonnell, A. & Holzleitner, K., 10 Dec 2018, In : Journal of Global Mobility. 6, 3/4, p. 299-315 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
International assignments
Design methodology
Empirical evidence
Structured interview
Organizational practices

Sowing the seeds of subsidiary influence: Social navigating and political manoeuvring of subsidiary actors

Conroy, K. M., Collings, D. G. & Clancy, J., 21 Jun 2018, In : Global Strategy Journal .

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Regional Headquarter’s Dual Agency Role: Micro-Political Strategies of Alignment and Self Interest

Conroy, K. M., Collings, D. G. & Clancy, J., 11 Jul 2017, In : British Journal of Management. 28, 3, p. 390-406

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Political strategy
Multinational enterprises


Best Reviewer Award - Journal of World Business 2018

Kieran Conroy (Recipient), 28 Jun 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)