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Biography

Before joining Newcastle Business School, Brendan lectured for University College Dublin, Ireland; Centro de Estudios Superiores Universitarios de Galicia, Spain; and the University of Sydney, Australia. Brendan has a Masters in Business Studies degree from University College Dublin, Ireland and he completed his PhD with the Discipline of International Business at the University of Sydney, Australia. Brendan is also a graduate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) in the United Kingdom, which is a professional body for those involved in management development. Brendan's research interests include the areas of international human resource management, the management of multinational corporations and international business strategy. Brendan is currently involved in two international research projects. One of these projects examines the restructuring of multinational companies and the other focuses on the human resource management practice of multinational companies. Combined, these collaborative research projects involve partnerships between Newcastle Business School and universities in Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia.

Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Sydney, 05/06/2009
  • Master of Business Studies (Honours), National University of Ireland, 08/11/2000

Research

Research keywords

  • International Business
  • International Management

Research expertise

  • International business strategy and restructuring in multinational companies
  • International human recourse management and development
  • International assignments and knowledge flow in multinational companies
  • International management competencies

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
159999Commerce, Management, Tourism And Services Not Elsewhere Classified55
150499Commercial Services Not Elsewhere Classified25
170199Psychology Not Elsewhere Classified20
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Publications

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Chapter (3 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Boyle BP, Mitchell R, Nicholas S, McDonnell A, 'Competitive Strategy in a Changing Global Education Industry', Research on the Impact of Global Economic Integration and Information Networking on Sustainable Corporate Development, Nanjing University Press, Nanjing 186-194 (2014)
2014McGovern J, Nicholas S, Boyle BP, 'The Decision-Making Processes in Multinational Enterprises: How Headquarters Make Strategic Change for Their Chinese Subsidiaries', Research on the Impact of Global Economic Integration and Information Networking on Sustainable Corporate Development ed. Shuming Zhao, Stephen Nicholas, Hong Liu & Chunlin Liu, Nanjing University Press, Nanjing 175-185 (2014)
2008Mitchell RJ, Nicholas SJ, Boyle BP, 'Cross-cultural team performance', Innovation in Management Practices, Macmillan Publishers India, New Delhi, India 281-289 (2008) [B1]

Journal article (13 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Mitchell RJ, Boyle B, Burgess J, McNeil K, '¿You Can't Make a Good Wine without a Few Beers¿: Gatekeepers and knowledge flow in industrial districts', Journal of Business Research, 67 2198-2206 (2014) [C1]
2014Mitchell RJ, Boyle B, Parker V, Giles M, Joyce P, 'Transformation through tension: The moderating impact of negative affect on transformational leadership in teams', Human Relations, 1-28 (2014)
2013Mcintyre J, Mitchell RJ, Boyle B, Ryan S, Ryan S, 'We Used to Get and Give a Lot of Help: Networking, Cooperation and Knowledge Flow in the Hunter Valley Wine Cluster', Australian Economic History Review: an Asia-Pacific journal of economic, business and social history, 53 247-267 (2013) [C1]
2013Boyle B, McDonnell A, 'Exploring the impact of institutional and organizational factors on the reaction of MNCs to the global financial crisis', Asia Pacific Business Review, 19 247-265 (2013) [C1]
2013Mitchell R, Parker V, Giles M, Boyle B, 'The ABC of health care team dynamics: Understanding complex affective, behavioral, and cognitive dynamics in interprofessional teams.', Health Care Manage Rev, (2013)
2012Boyle BP, McDonnell A, Mitchell RJ, Nicholas SJ, 'Managing knowledge in internationalizing universities through foreign assignments', International Journal of Educational Management, 26 303-312 (2012) [C1]
2012McDonnell A, Boyle BP, 'Higher education in flight: a new direction for international assignments research', International Journal of Human Resource Management, 23 4342-4358 (2012) [C1]
2012Boyle BP, Nicholas SJ, Mitchell RJ, 'Sharing and developing knowledge of organization culture during international assignments', International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, 12 361-378 (2012) [C1]
2011Mitchell RJ, Boyle BP, Nicholas SJ, 'Cross-cultural group performance', Learning Organization, 18 94-101 (2011) [C1]
2010Mitchell RJ, Boyle BP, 'Knowledge creation measurement methods', Journal of Knowledge Management, 14 67-82 (2010) [C1]
2009Mitchell RJ, Boyle BP, Nicholas SJ, 'The impact of goal structure in team knowledge creation', Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 12 639-651 (2009) [C1]
2009Mitchell RJ, Boyle BP, 'A theoretical model of transformational leadership's role in diverse teams', Leadership & Organization Development Journal, 30 455-474 (2009) [C1]
2009Mitchell RJ, Nicholas SJ, Boyle BP, 'The role of openness to cognitive diversity and group processes in knowledge creation', Small Group Research, 40 535-554 (2009) [C1]
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Conference (16 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Bartram T, Boyle BP, McDonnell A, Stanton P, Burgess J, 'Union recognition, bargaining arrangements and voice mechanisms of US and Australian MNEs in Australia', Proceedings of the 27th AIRAANZ Conference, Fremantle, WA (2013) [E2]
2011Mitchell RJ, Boyle BP, Maitland E, Nicholas SJ, Zhao S, 'How subsidiary top management teams influence strategic change and organizational performance in transition economies', Enterprise Management in a Transitional Economy and Post Financial Crisis, Nanjing (2011) [E1]
2011Boyle BP, Mitchell RJ, 'When is feedback helpful to student learning?', 25th Annual Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference: The Future of Work and Organisations, Wellington, NZ (2011) [E3]

Co-authors: Rebecca Mitchell

2010Boyle BP, Nicholas SJ, Mitchell RJ, 'Expatriate assignments and the value of idiosyncratic knowledge', Managing Business Organizations, Knowledge and the External Environment, Ghaziabad, India (2010) [E1]
2010Mitchell RJ, Nicholas SJ, Boyle BP, 'Transactive memory in teams: How does it work?', Trends and Techniques in ICT, Ghaziabad, India (2010) [E1]
2010McDonnell AL, Boyle BP, 'International assignments in a forgotten global industry: Establishing a research agenda', Managing Business Organizations, Knowledge and Its External Environment, Ghaziabad, India (2010) [E1]
2010McDonnell AL, Boyle BP, 'International assignments in higher education: The establishment of a new research agenda', EURAM 2010: 2010 European Academy of Management Conference on Back to the Future, Rome, Italy (2010) [E3]
2009Mitchell RJ, Boyle BP, Waterhouse JM, McNeil KA, Burgess KJ, 'Institutional thickness and inter-organisational collaboration in clusters', 'The Business of Wine': The Inaugural Wine Business Research Symposium: Conference Proceedings, Newcastle, NSW (2009) [E1]
2009Boyle BP, Nicholas SJ, Mitchell RJ, 'Developing knowledge of organisational culture in multinational enterprises', ANZAM: 23rd ANZAM Conference: Sustainability, Management and Marketing, Melbourne, VIC (2009) [E1]
2009Boyle BP, Ryan SF, Mitchell RJ, 'A micro-approach to understanding macro-differences: Exploring common values and industry culture in 'old' and 'new' world wine regions', 'The Business of Wine': The Inaugural Wine Business Research Symposium: Conference Proceedings, Newcastle, NSW (2009) [E1]

Co-authors: Rebecca Mitchell

2009Mitchell RJ, Burgess KJ, Waterhouse JM, Boyle BP, McNeil KA, 'Institutional thickness and inter-organisational clusters', CIOS: Centre for Institutional and Organisational Studies Inaugural Conference Abstracts, Newcastle, NSW (2009) [E3]
2008Mitchell RJ, Boyle BP, 'Explaining diversity's impact on team performance: The ABC of diverse teams', 22nd ANZAM Conference 2008: Managing in the Pacific Century, Auckland, NZ (2008) [E1]

Co-authors: Rebecca Mitchell

2008Boyle BP, Nicholas SJ, Mitchell RJ, 'Expatriation research through the knowledge lens: The value of focusing on the idiosyncratic', 22nd ANZAM Conference 2008: Managing in the Pacific Century, Auckland, NZ (2008) [E1]
2007Mitchell RJ, Nicholas SJ, Boyle BP, 'Goal compatibility in knowledge creation', 13th Asian Pacific Management Conference. Proceedings, Melbourne (2007) [E1]
2007Mitchell RJ, Boyle BP, 'Knowledge creation definition and measurement', 21st ANZAM Conference. Proceedings, Sydney (2007) [E1]

Co-authors: Rebecca Mitchell

2007Mitchell RJ, Nicholas SJ, Boyle BP, 'The impact of cognitive conflict on team performance', 13th Asian Pacific Management Conference. Proceedings, Melbourne (2007) [E1]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants4
Total funding$35,579

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2012 (2 grants)

2011 Emerging Research Leaders Program$15,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Brendan Boyle
SchemeRole
Emerging Research Leaders ProgramChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$15,00020122012
GNo:G1200917

Testing the Integration and Differentiation of National Employment Systems: Multinational Enterprises in an International Comparative Context $8,500
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Dr Anthony McDonnell, Doctor Timothy Bartram, Conjoint Professor John Burgess, Doctor Brendan Boyle, Professor Pauline Stanton, Professor Gregor Murray, Associate Professor Dana Minbaeva, Professor Patrick Gunnigle, Professor Tony Edwards
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$8,50020122013
GNo:G1200050

2010 (1 grants)

Factors Influencing Regional Performance - Wine Clusters $10,379
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Brendan Boyle, Associate Professor Rebecca Mitchell, Doctor Shaun Ryan
SchemeRole
Special Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$10,37920102010
GNo:G1000701

2008 (1 grants)

Academy of Management, Californa, 8/8/2008 - 13/8/2008$1,700
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Brendan Boyle
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,70020082008
GNo:G0189061
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions5
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL2.15

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20142018PhD (Management)Co-SupervisorThe Impact of Leadership Development on Organisational Performance: A Case Study in Chinese Private Companies from the Social Constructivist Approach
20132017PhD (Management)Co-SupervisorThe Role of Inclusive Leadership and Authentic Leadership and Employees' Value Congruence of Organizational Citizenship Behaviour, Counterproductive Work Behaviour and Team Performance
20132021PhD (Management)Principal SupervisorWhat are the Impacts and Value of Coaching as a Leader Development Intervention?
20102014PhD (Management)Co-SupervisorMental Models of Psychological Contracts of Indonesian Academics in Changing Times
20092013PhD (Management)Co-SupervisorThe Control Mechanisms and HR Policies and Practices of MNC's from Emerging Economies in their Subsidiaries in Developed Countries: Case Studies of Indian IT Companies in Australia

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2013PhD (Management)Co-SupervisorHow Multinational Enterprises Make Decisions About Foreign Subsidiary Strategic Change: An Exploratory Study
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Dr Brendan Boyle

Work Phone(02) 4921 5014
Fax(02) 4921 6911
Email
PositionsSenior Lecturer
Newcastle Business School
Faculty of Business and Law
The University of Newcastle, Australia
DBA Supervisor
Newcastle Business School
Faculty of Business and Law
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Casual Academic
Newcastle Business School
Faculty of Business and Law
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaInternational Business
Office
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Social Science,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/brendan-boyle