Kieran Conroy


  • Room 02.009 - Riddel Hall Block 3

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Kieran is currently supervising PhD projects in the area of global sustainability and global innovation in multinational firms. He is open to proposals from prospective PhD students who should contact him directly.


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Personal profile

Research Focus

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

His main research interests focus on global strategy and international management, particularly the evolution of corporate strategies and strategic leadership in multinationals. Central themes focus on headquarters-subsidiary relationships, global mobility flows, knowledge coordination and human capital development. More recently, his research explores how individuals in strategic positions transfer globally dispersed knowledge by engaging in flexible and global remote working.

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

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 Management, 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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