Contact Details

Lecturer
Management
312 Cairnes Building
National University of Ireland, Galway
Galway
Ireland

T: 353 91 493922
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researcher

Biography

Maureen Maloney is a Management lecturer at NUI Galway and a part-time PhD student.  Her PhD uses a bounded rationality model and investigates the impact of organisational pension communication for DC schemes on employee pension saving behaviour.  Maureen is actively involved in pension policy debates, organising conferences for the Irish Pension Policy Research Group (PPRG)  and the European Network for Research on Supplementary Pensions (ENRSP).   Maureen's  research interests include occupational pension schemes, reward systems and pay communication.  Her teaching interests also include Human Resource Management and Communications.Maureen holds a Bachelor of Social Work and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.  She completed her H. Dip. Econ. Sc. at UCD and her M. Econ. Sc. at NUIG.  Maureen lectured in Economics at NUIG and Shannon College of Hotel Management.  She worked on a variety of EU funded projects spanning rural development, women in agriculture and business partnership.

 
Selected Publications: Maloney, M. and McCarthy, A. Understanding pension communications at the organizational level:  Insights from bounded rationality theory and implications for HRM.  Human Resource Management Review (2016), http:// dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrmr.2016.08.001    
Maloney, M. and McCarthy, A. Pension Provision by Small Employers in Ireland:  An Analysis of PRSAs (Personal Retirement Savings Accounts) Using Bounded Rationality Theory.  Irish Journal of Management  (2017).     Maloney, M. and McCarthy, A. (2013) 'Managing Rewards' In: Carbery, R. and Cross, C (eds). Human Resource Management: an Introduction. UK: Palgrave Macmillan.                       

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2019) 'Automatic enrolment to pension plans in small organisations: A research agenda'
Maloney, M. and McCarthy, A. (2019) 'Automatic enrolment to pension plans in small organisations: A research agenda'. Employee Relations, [Details]
(2017) 'Understanding pension communications at the organizational level: Insights from bounded rationality theory & implications for HRM'
Maloney, M,McCarthy, A (2017) 'Understanding pension communications at the organizational level: Insights from bounded rationality theory & implications for HRM'. Human Resource Management Review, 27 :338-352 [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'Pension provision by small employers in Ireland: an analysis of Personal Retirement Savings Account (PRSA) using bounded rationality theory'
Maloney, M,McCarthy, A (2017) 'Pension provision by small employers in Ireland: an analysis of Personal Retirement Savings Account (PRSA) using bounded rationality theory'. Irish Journal Of Management, 36 :172-188 [DOI] [Details]
(2006) 'The Potential Impact of the European Employee Information and Consultation Directive: Evidence from the Republic of Ireland'
Dundon, T. Curran, D., Ryan, P. and Maloney, M. (2006) 'The Potential Impact of the European Employee Information and Consultation Directive: Evidence from the Republic of Ireland'. Industrial Relations Journal, [Details]
(1998) 'The relationship between attendance at university lectures and examination performance'
Maloney, M. (1998) 'The relationship between attendance at university lectures and examination performance'. The Irish Journal Of Education, 29 :52-62 [Details]

Books

  Year Publication
(2011) Principles of Economics, an Irish Textbook.
Turley, G., Maloney, M. and O'Toole, F. (2011) Principles of Economics, an Irish Textbook. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan. [Details]
(2005) Principles of Economics, an Irish Textbook.
Turley, G., Maloney, M. and O'Toole, F. (2005) Principles of Economics, an Irish Textbook. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan. [Details]
(2001) Principles of Economics, an Irish Textbook.
Turley, G., Maloney, M., and O'Toole, F. (2001) Principles of Economics, an Irish Textbook. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan. [Details]
(1998) Principles of Economics, an Irish Textbook.
Turley, G., and Maloney, M. (1998) Principles of Economics, an Irish Textbook. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2018) 'Reward Management'
Maloney, M.and McCarthy, A. (2018) 'Reward Management' In: Human Resource Management: An Introduction. 2nd ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan. [Details]
(2013) 'Managing Rewards'
Maloney, M. and McCarthy, A. (2013) 'Managing Rewards' In: Human Resource Management: an Introduction. UK: Palgrave Macmillan. [Details]
(2001) 'Employee Participation Schemes'
M.Donough and D. Jacobson, eds. (2001) 'Employee Participation Schemes' In: Mind Your Own Business. Dublin: Oak Tree Press. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2009) Irish Social Sciences Platform
Maloney, M. (2009) Voluntary Organisations in Clifden, Co Galway: Baseline Research . In: Irish Social Sciences Platform eds. Irish Social Sciences Platform [Details]
(1999) Ninth World Contress of Social Economics
Maloney, M. (1999) Getting the Balance Right: Teaching Neoclassical Economics Responsibly . In: The Edwin Mellen Press eds. Ninth World Contress of Social Economics [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
(2000) 'Review of Personalist Economics, Moral Convictions, Social Realities and Social Action'
Maloney, M. (2000) 'Review of Personalist Economics, Moral Convictions, Social Realities and Social Action' Review of Social Economics, . [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2018) PPRG Annual Conference,
Maureen Maloney and Bridget McNally (2018) Irish Pension Policy: Objectives for Pillars 1 & 2. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], PPRG Annual Conference, Trinity College Dublin , 29-JUN-18. [Details]
(2018) ENRSP Annual Conference,
Maureen Maloney and Michelle Maher (2018) Bridging the gaps between pension inclusion, accountability and communications. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], ENRSP Annual Conference, NUI Galway , 20-SEP-18 - 21-SEP-18. [Details]
(2017) PPRG Annual Conference,
Maureen Maloney and Michelle Maher (2017) Automatic enrolment (AE): policy considerations. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], PPRG Annual Conference, Trinity College Dublin , 06-OCT-17. [Details]
(2015) PPRG Annual Conference,
Maloney, M. and McCarthy, A. (2015) Automatic enrolment: Can the findings from large organisations be generalized to small organisations?. [Oral Presentation], PPRG Annual Conference, Trinity College Dublin , 17-JUN-15. [Details]
(2016) NERI Conference,
Maloney, M. and McCarthy, A. (2016) Evaluating the impact of DC (defined contribution scheme structure and communication policies using a bounded rationality framework. [Oral Presentation], NERI Conference, University of Limerick , 13-MAY-16. [Details]
(2016) Irish Academy of Management,
Maloney, M. and McCarthy, A. (2016) Increasing Pension Participation Rates Through Automatic Enrolment: A Critique of Firm Size. [Oral Presentation], Irish Academy of Management, UCD , 01-SEP-16. [Details]
(2016) 9th Annual Economic and Psychology Conference,
Maloney, M. and McCarthy, A. (2016) Automatic enrolment and employee risk: An analysis using a bounded rationality model. [Oral Presentation], 9th Annual Economic and Psychology Conference, Queen's University Belfast , 25-NOV-16. [Details]
(2017) European Network for Research on Supplementary Pensions,
Maloney, M. and McCarthy, A. (2017) Pension Communication: Case study evidence analysed using a bounded rationality framework. [Oral Presentation], European Network for Research on Supplementary Pensions, Poznan University of Technology, Poland , 22-SEP-17. [Details]
(2017) 10th Annual Economic and Psychology Conference,
Maloney, M. and McCarthy, A. (2017) Evaluating the framing effects of written pension communications: case study evidence. [Oral Presentation], 10th Annual Economic and Psychology Conference, UCD , 01-DEC-17. [Details]

Conference Paper

  Year Publication
(2009) Scratching Below the Surface: an Examination of Clifden-based Voluntary Organisations’.
Maloney, M. (2009) Scratching Below the Surface: an Examination of Clifden-based Voluntary Organisations’. Conference Paper [Details]
(2005) Perceptions of Fairness of Group-based Assessment: An Application of the Concepts of Procedural and Distributive Justice.
Maloney, M. and Hughes, B. (2005) Perceptions of Fairness of Group-based Assessment: An Application of the Concepts of Procedural and Distributive Justice. Conference Paper [Details]
(2005) Strategic Reward Systems: Understanding the Difference between ‘Best Fit’ and ‘Best Practice’.
Morris, D. and Maloney, M. (2005) Strategic Reward Systems: Understanding the Difference between ‘Best Fit’ and ‘Best Practice’. Conference Paper [Details]
(2005) Formulating Policies from Legislation in a Changing Irish Labour Market: A Multiple Case Study in the Irish Hotel Industry.
Ryder, D. and Maloney, M. (2005) Formulating Policies from Legislation in a Changing Irish Labour Market: A Multiple Case Study in the Irish Hotel Industry. Conference Paper [Details]
(2004) Participation in the Process of Reward System Design: Testing ‘Best Practice’ in the Classroom’.
Maloney, M. (2004) Participation in the Process of Reward System Design: Testing ‘Best Practice’ in the Classroom’. Conference Paper [Details]
(2000) Employee Participation Schemes: a Good Deal for Irish Labour?.
Maloney, M. (2000) Employee Participation Schemes: a Good Deal for Irish Labour?. Conference Paper [Details]

Teaching Interests

Reward Systems: strategy, policy and implementation

Change Management:  approaches and practicalities

Human Resource Management:  policy and practice

Communications:  individual, group and business