B.Comm, M.Sc., PhD

Contact Details

LECTURER BELOW THE BAR
E: DENISE.HOLLAND@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher
 

Biography

Having worked for over 30 years across the Medical Device, Localisation and Management Consulting sectors in international and cross cultural contexts, Denise has broad management experience from a range of disciplines including Business Development, Operations, Quality, Human Resource Management, Global Vendor Management and Management Consulting. In 2011, she was awarded a first class honours Masters in Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management. She completed a self-funded  PhD in 2015 and the title of her thesis was: “Talent retention: an interpretive study of talent’s pull-to-stay post-acquisition – a multiple case study”. Denise lectures in the following subjects:International Human Resource Management, International & Cross Cultural Management, Global Business & HR in Context, Organisational Design & Development and in the coming AY she will be teaching Business & Hr Analytics. She holds a PostGrad Cert in Teaching & Learning in Higher Education (2018), is an associate member of CIPD, a certified Quality Auditor to ISO9001:2008 and holds certification in Levels A & B+ Intermediate Psychometric Testing.

Research Interests

Talent Management
Human side of Cross-Border Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures
Psychological Contract
Organisational Embeddedness
People Analytics

Research Projects

  Project Start Date End Date
Achieving Scientific Excellence and Impact in Ireland: The Role of Talent and Human Capital Management in National Science Foundations 01-MAR-18 30-SEP-21

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2019) 'Towards a Talent Retention Model: Mapping the Building Blocks of the Psychological Contract to the Three Stages of the Acquisition Process'
Holland, D., and Scullion, H. (2019) 'Towards a Talent Retention Model: Mapping the Building Blocks of the Psychological Contract to the Three Stages of the Acquisition Process'. International Journal Of Human Resource Management, [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2019) 'Subjective Bias in Talent Identification'
Holland, D. (2019) 'Subjective Bias in Talent Identification' In: Managing Talent: Understanding Critical Perscpectives. UK: Palgrave Macmillan. [DOI] [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2017) Irish Academy of Management 2017
Igoe, J., and Holland, D (2017) Subsidiary Viability and Sustainability in the MedTech Sector in Ireland: The Role of Talent in a time of ‘Unusual Uncertainty Irish Academy of Management 2017 Belfast, [Details]
(2018) Irish Academy of Management 2018
Holland, D. (2018) Divestitures and the role of Divisional Top Management Irish Academy of Management 2018 Cork, [Details]

Workshops

  Year Publication
(2016) The identification and evaluation of talent in cross-border acquisitions.
Holland, D (2016) The identification and evaluation of talent in cross-border acquisitions. Workshops [Details]

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development Certified member /

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
1981 NUI Galway BACHELOR OF COMMERCE Commerce
1999 Irish Quality Centre Certificate Quality Auditor
2015 NUI Galway PhD Management
2011 NUI Galway MASTERS OF SCIENCE Industrial Relations & Human Resource Management