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Ms. Jill Pearson

Biography

Jill received her MSc in Human Resource Management from the London School of Economics and her BA in Psychology from the University of Western Ontario, Canada. She was the inaugural Course Director of the MSc in Work & Organisational Psychology. Jill lectures in employee wellbeing, careers, organisational behaviour and research methodology on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at the Kemmy Business School. She recently won a teaching award at the University of Limerick for her positive impact on the student experience.

Jill has lectured at the London Business School and the London School of Economics. She has also worked as a Consultant to a number of multinationals and as an HR Practitioner in both the private and public sectors. Jill was awarded the Government of Ireland Scholarship for her PhD research on "Managerial Career Mobility" which uses event history analysis. Her research focuses on careers.

Research Interests

Cross-cultural study of proactive career self-management, Career Mobility, Event History Analysis, 360-degree feedback, Absenteeism

Professional Activities

Education

  • 1990 London School of Economics and Political Science - MSc
  • 1986 University of Western Ontario - BA

Award

  • - IRCHSS Scholarship
  • - ESRC Scholarship

Association

  • , British Psychological Society
  • , Academy of Management
  • , European Association of Work and Organisational Psychology
  • , Irish Academy of Management
  • Registered Member, Psychological Society of Ireland

Publications

Book Chapters

2017

Global Careers and IHRD
Hammond, M., O'Shea, D. & Pearson, J.
(2017) Global Careers and IHRD
In A Handbook of International HRD: Context, Processes and People; Cheltenham : Edward Elgar pp. 336-356

2002

360-degree feedback in the global HRM arena and expatriate management process
McCarthy, A; Pearson, J
(2002) 360-degree feedback in the global HRM arena and expatriate management process
In International Human Resource Management and Expatriate Transfers: Irish Experiences; Dublin : Blackhall pp. 69-100 Dublin

1994

Empowering leaders: Are they being developed?
Gratton, L; Pearson, J
(1994) Empowering leaders: Are they being developed?
In Managing Learning; London : Routledge London

Peer Reviewed Journals

2008

Lecture absenteeism among students in higher education: A valuable route to understanding student motivation
Moore S., Armstrong C., Pearson J.
(2008) Lecture absenteeism among students in higher education: A valuable route to understanding student motivation
In Journal Of Higher Education Policy And Management; pp. 15-24
DOI: 10.1080/13600800701457848

2001

Causes and consequences of psychological contracts among knowledge workers in the high technology and financial services industries
Flood, PC; Turner, T; Ramamoorthy, N; Pearson, J
(2001) Causes and consequences of psychological contracts among knowledge workers in the high technology and financial services industries
In International Journal Of Human Resource Management; pp. 1152-1165
DOI: 10.1080/09585190110068368

Other Journals

2000

Up, down, all around: The 360-degree feedback process
McCarthy, A; Pearson, J
(2000) Up, down, all around: The 360-degree feedback process
In IPD News; pp. 33-39

Conference Publications

2008

Irish Academy of Management
Pembroke, L. and Pearson, J.
(2008) Irish Academy of Management

2007

European Congress of Work and Organizational Psychology
Pearson, J.
(2007) European Congress of Work and Organizational Psychology

2005

Irish Academy of Management Conference
Murphy, C. & Pearson, J.
(2005) Irish Academy of Management Conference
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2003

Abstracts of the 7th Conference on International Human Resource Management. Dublin: Interesource Group Publishing. (308 pages)
Morley, M., Gunnigle, P., Heraty, N., Pearson, J., Sheikh, H. & Tiernan, S. (Eds.)
(2003) Abstracts of the 7th Conference on International Human Resource Management. Dublin: Interesource Group Publishing. (308 pages)
Morley, M., Gunnigle, P., Heraty, N., Pearson, J., Sheikh, H. & Tiernan, S. (Eds.)(Ed.) pp. 1-308

2003

Conference on International Human Resource Management
Pearson, J.
(2003) Conference on International Human Resource Management

2000

Irish Academy of Management
Pearson, J., McCarthy, A.
(2000) Irish Academy of Management

1997

Eastern Division of the Academy of Management
Pearson, J., Gratton, L.
(1997) Eastern Division of the Academy of Management

Conference Contributions

2012

International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management Conference
Pearson, J. Hammond, M., Doherty, M. & Murphy, K.
(2012) International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management Conference
Limerick, Ireland

2011

European Association of Work and Organisational Psychology
Pearson, J., Hammond, M., Kehoe, L., Healy, K. & Furlong, G.
(2011) European Association of Work and Organisational Psychology
Maastricht, Netherlands

2010

Trinity Immigration Initiative Conference
Heffernan, E., Pearson, J. & Hammond, M.
(2010) Trinity Immigration Initiative Conference
Dublin, Ireland

2003

7th Conference on International Human Resource Management
Pearson, J.
(2003) 7th Conference on International Human Resource Management
Limerick

Book Reviews

1994

Case Studies in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management
Gowler, K; Legge, K; Clegg, C (eds); Pearson, J
(1994) Case Studies in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management
In British Journal Of Industrial Relations; pp. 614-615