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Dr. Fergal Mc Grath

Biography

Dr Fergal McGrath is a senior lecturer in Information Managment at the Kemmy Business School in the University of Limerick. Dr McGrath is a graduate electronic engineer who worked in Australia and the United Kingdom and went on to establish an engineering design company Seagull Electronics Ltd. Having completed an MBA in 1989 he has since pursued an academic career in the area of Information and Knowledge Management. He completed a doctorate in 2000 at the Henley Management College in the Brunel University. His research interests are in application of Instituion Economis to Information and Knowledge Management. Dr McGrath is the Director of the AIB Centre for Information and Knowledge Management which researches strategies in relation to the Information Knowledge resource.

Research Interests

Implementation of Organisational Information Systems; Knowledge Management; Knowledge Management Strategy Formulation; Knowledge Transfer; Organisational Search; Knowledge Management Systems; Information Strategy; Information Management; Technology Management; Social Networking;

Professional Activities

Education

  • 2000 Henley Management College - Doctor of Philosophy
  • 1989 University of Limerick - Master of Business Administration
  • 1979 NIHE Limerick - Bachelor of Science

Employment

  • Electronic Consulting Company - Owner Manager (15 years)

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

2011

A case study on using prediction markets as a rich environment for active learning
Buckley, P; Garvey, J; McGrath, F
(2011) A case study on using prediction markets as a rich environment for active learning
In Computers & Education; pp. 418-428
DOI: 10.1016/j.compedu.2010.09.001

2008

The IT professional and knowledge management: Researching the Irish perspective
McCarthy J.G., McGrath F.
(2008) The IT professional and knowledge management: Researching the Irish perspective
In International Journal Of Business Information Systems; pp. 637-651
DOI: 10.1504/IJBIS.2008.018995

2002

A study of the total life cycle costs of an E-Commerce investment. A research in progress
Whelan, E; McGrath, F
(2002) A study of the total life cycle costs of an E-Commerce investment. A research in progress
In Evaluation And Program Planning; pp. 191-196
DOI: 10.1016/S0149-7189(02)00013-7

Conference Publications

2009

SIGMIS CPR'09: Proceedings of The 2009 ACM SIGMIS Computer Personnel Research Conference
Buckley, P; McGrath, F
(2009) SIGMIS CPR'09: Proceedings of The 2009 ACM SIGMIS Computer Personnel Research Conference
pp. 217-220

2004

PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2004 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION REUSE AND INTEGRATION (IRI-2004)
McGrath, F; Parkes, C
(2004) PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2004 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION REUSE AND INTEGRATION (IRI-2004)
pp. 382-387