GMIT library

We support collaborative, multidisciplinary research. Our faculty brings together research in disciplines across business in ways that are distinctive in comparison with other institutions.

Our research is focused on tackling problems from all angles, addressing major social challenges and specialist interest areas.

A sample list of international peer reviewed research activity for the period 2014–2019 is provided below:



Cawley, C., and Finnegan, M., (2019), Transmission Channels of Central Bank Asset Purchases in the Irish Economy, Economies, 7(4), 98

Clohessy, T., and Acton, T. (2019) ‘Investigating the Influence of Organizational Factors on Blockchain Adoption: An Innovation Theory Perspective’ in Journal of Industrial Management & Data Systems, DOI: 0.1108/IMDS-08-2018-0365.

Clohessy, T., Acton, T., and Morgan, L. (2019) ‘The SaaS Payoff: Measuring the Business Value of Provisioning Software-as-a-Service Technologies’ in ‘Measuring the Business Value of Cloud Computing’ A Springer Special Issue. (In Press).

Finnegan, M. (2019). Is Moodle being used as constructed. A case study analysis of Moodle use in teaching and learning in the School of Business in GMIT. All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning, Volume 11, No. 1

Gill, A., Cormican, K., and Clohessy, T. (2019) ‘Walking the Innovation Tightrope: Maintaining Balance with an Ambidextrous Organization’. International Journal of Technology Management (IJTM), Special issue on organisational innovation.

Grange, R., Heaslip, G., McMullan, C., (2019) Coordination to Choreography: The evolution of Humanitarian Supply Chains, Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management,

Heaslip, G., Kovacs, G., and Haavisto, I., (2019) Innovations in humanitarian supply chains: the case of cash transfer programmes, Production Planning and Control, 29:14, 1175-1190,

Heaslip, G., Vaillancourt, Tatham, P., Kovacs, G., Blackman, D., and Crowley Henry, M., (2019) Supply Chain and Logistics Competencies in Humanitarian Aid, Disasters, 43(3): 686−708.

Kilgarriff, P., McDermott, T. K., Vega, A., Morrissey, K., & O'Donoghue, C. (2019). The impact of flooding disruption on the spatial distribution of commuter's income. Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy, 8(1), 48-64.

O'Connor, E., Hynes, S., Vega, A., & Evers, N. (2019). Examining performance change and its drivers in Irish ports 2000-2016. Maritime Business Review.

O'Connor, E., Vega, A. (2019). Port Performance from A Policy Perspective – A Systematic Review of the Literature. Journal of Ocean and Coastal Economics, 6(1), 3.

Stuns, KK., and Heaslip, G., (2019) Effectiveness of humanitarian logistics training, Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management,




Clohessy, T., Acton, T., and Rogers, N. (2018) ‘Blockchain Adoption: Technological, Organisational and Environmental Considerations’ in Implications of the Blockchain, Palgrave Macmillan/Springer, 1(2), pp. 47-76

Clohessy, T., Acton, T., Whelan, E. and Golden, W. (2018) ‘Enterprise Personal Analytics: The Next Frontier in Individual Information Systems Research’ in Journal of Foundations and Trends in Information Systems, 2(3), Now Publishers, Boston. pp. 296 – 386.

Clohessy, T., and Acton, T. (2018) ‘Enterprise Personal Analytics: Research Perspectives and Concerns’ in International Journal of Business Intelligence Research (IJBIR), Special Issue on Emerging Approaches for Business Intelligence and Analytics in Organisations, 8(2), pp.31-48.

Heaslip, G., Kovacs, G., and Haavisto, I., (2018) Cash based response in relief: The impact for humanitarian logistics, Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Vol. 8 Issue: 1, pp.87-106.

Heaslip, G., Kovacs, G., and Grant, D. B., (2018) Servitization as a competitive difference in humanitarian logistics, Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Vol 8 Issue 4, pp. 497-571.

Heaslip, G., and Kovacs, G., (2018) Examination of service triads in humanitarian logistics, International Journal of Logistics Management,

Vega, A., Feo-Valero, M., & Espino-Espino, R. (2018). The potential impact of Brexit on Ireland's demand for shipping services to continental Europe. Transport Policy, 71(C), 1-13.



Clohessy, T., Acton, T., Morgan, L. (2017) ‘Contemporary Digital Business Model Decision Making: A Cloud Computing Supply-Side Perspective’. International Journal Of Networking And Virtual Organisations (In Press).

Clohessy, T., Acton, T., Morgan, L. (2017) ‘(De)Mystifying the Information and Communication Technology Business Model Concept’. International Journal Of Networking And Virtual Organisations, 20(4), pp. 377 - 398.

Clohessy, T., and Acton, T. (2017) ‘This Time It’s Personal: Enterprise Personal Analytics. Embracing the Potential, Avoiding the Pitfalls’ in Cutter Business Technology Journal, Digital Transformation in the Industrial Sector Special Issue, 30(7), pp.18-27.

Clohessy, T., Acton, T., and Morgan, L. (2017) ‘Lessons Learned: How to Leverage Cloud-Based Business Models’ in Cutter Business Technology Journal, 20(7), pp.1-11.

Clohessy, T., Acton, T., and Morgan, L. (2017) ‘The Impact of Cloud-Based Digital Transformation on IT Service Providers: Evidence from Focus Groups’ in International Journal of Cloud Applications and Computing (IJCAC), 7(4), pp.1-25.

Grealis, E., Hynes, S., O’Donoghue, C., Vega, A., Van Osch, S., & Twomey, C. (2017). The economic impact of aquaculture expansion: An input-output approach. Marine Policy, 81, 29-36.



Ahern, A., Vega, A., & Caulfield, B. (2016). Deprivation and access to work in Dublin City: The impact of transport disadvantage. Research in Transportation Economics, 57, 44-52.

Heaslip, G., Galavan, R., and Huff, A. S., (2016) Transforming Management Research & Education, Irish Journal of Management, 35 (2) pp.109-113.

Heaslip, G., and Barber, E., (2016) ‘Improving Civil Military Coordination in Humanitarian Supply Chains: The Challenge’ Irish Journal of Management, 35 (2) pp.143-158.

Moloney, A. & Costello, G.J. (2016). Bridging the Theory-Practice Gap: Using Innovation Centres in Teaching Non-Business Undergraduate Students. International Journal of Innovative Business Strategies. Issue 2, December, pp. 80-85. DOI: 10.20533/ijibs.2046.3626.2016.0013.

Prior DD; Mazanov J; Meacheam D; Heaslip G; Hanson J, (2016), 'Attitude, digital literacy and self efficacy: Flow-on effects for online learning behavior', The Internet and Higher Education, vol. 29, pp. 91 – 97.

Vega, A. Kilgarriff, P., O’Donoghue, C., Morrissey, K. (2016) 'The Spatial Impact of Commuting on Income: a Spatial Microsimulation Approach'. Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy, 9 (31):1-21

Vega, A., and Reynolds-Feighan, A., (2016) ‘The impact of the Great Recession on Irish air travel: an intermodal accessibility analysis’, Journal of Air Transport Management, 51: 1-18



Heaslip, G., (2015) ‘Humanitarian Logistics – An Opportunity for Service Research, Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Vol. 5, Iss. 1, pp.2-11.

Heaslip, G., Haavisto, I., and Kovács, K., (2015), Cash as a form of relief, in Zobel, C., Altay, N., and Haselkorn, M., (eds),  Advances in Managing Humanitarian Operations, International Series in Operations Research & Management Science, Springer, pp.59-78.

Finnegan, M. (2015). “Merging Irish Higher Education Institutions: Rationale, Implementation and Impact.” International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Review, Volume 5, Article III.



Clohessy, T., Morgan, L., Acton, T. (2014) ‘A Theoretical Framework for Examining IT Governance in Living Laboratory Ecosystems’ In: Creating Values For All Through IT. Denmark: Springer Press.

Crowley Henry, M., and Heaslip, G (2014) Short-Term International Assignments: Military Perspectives & Implications for International Human Resource Management, European Management Journal, Vol. 32, Issue 5. Pp.752-760.

Heaslip, G., Donovan, P., and Cullen, J, G., (2014) ‘Student response systems and learner engagement in large classes’ Active Learning in Higher Education, 15 (1) 11– 24.

Heaslip, G., and Barber, E., (2014) Using the military in disaster relief: systemising challenges and opportunities, Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Vol. 4 Iss. 1, pp. 60-81.

Vega, A., Corina Miller, A., O ’Donoghue, C., (2014). ‘Economic impacts of seafood production growth targets in Ireland’, Marine Policy, 47, 39-45.

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