Biography

Dr. Fergal O'Brien is a Senior Lecturer in Finance and Assistant Dean of Postgraduate Studies at the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick. He completed his PhD 'An Empirical Investigation of FTSE 100 ESX and S&P 500 SPX Equity Index Option Returns' at Lancaster University in 2007. Dr. O'Brien's MBS thesis was awarded the Guinness Irish Management Institute Sir Charles Harvey Award in 1999. Dr. O'Brien is the Course Director for the MSc in Business Analytics at the Kemmy Business School. Dr. O'Brien is undertaking research primarily in the areas of finance, risk, process improvements in financial services and knowledge management. He is also involved in a tacit knowledge research project and ASSK Knowledge Analytics.

Research Interests

Option Returns; Asset Pricing Models; Sentiment in Equity Markets; Skewness and Kurtosis in Asset Returns; Returns to Horse Racing Bets; Tacit Knowledge

Professional Activities

Award

  • 1999 - Guinness Irish Management Institute SirCharles Harvey Award
  • - Edward Cahill Memorial Prize

Books

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Book Chapters

Within- and Between- CoP Knowledge Sharing in Knowledge-Intensive Firms

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2011
Hershey, PA
IGI Global
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Job Characteristics, Organisational Culture and Safety Management

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2002
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Edited Books

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Peer Reviewed Journals

The The Role of Human Capital in Explaining the Cross-Sectional Variation of FTSE 100 Stock Returns

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2008
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An Investigation into the Relationship Between Safety Climate and Safety Behaviours in Irish Organisations

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2001
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On the complexity of knowledge management given the tacitness of knowledge in organizations

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2014
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The Predictors of Safety Climate: A Cross-Sectional Study

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2001
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The Forecasting Efficiency of the Dynamic Nelson Siegel Model on Credit Default Swaps

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
Prof. Finbarr Murphy
2012
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Knowledge management in small and medium-sized enterprises: navigating informality and resource constraints

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2014
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The Non-Constancy of the Black-Scholes Variance Parameter: A Generalised Method of Moments Investigation

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2002
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The effect of malicious manipulations on prediction market accuracy

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
Dr. Patrick Buckley
2017
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Leadership Development and Organizational Success

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2015
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The effect of malicious manipulations on prediction market accuracy

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2015
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Predicting Hotel Managers Turnover Cognitions.

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2003
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The antecedents of leadership development practices in SMEs: The influence of HRM strategy and practice

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2016
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Diversity Training Programme Outcomes: A Systematic Review

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2015
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An Examination of European Firms' Derivatives Usage: The Importance of Model Selection

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2017
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The Impact of Arts-Based Leadership Development on Leader Mind-Set: A Field Experiment

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2015
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The use of Manager Self-Service (MSS) HR portals in MNCs: the influence of attitudinal, normative, behavioural and national cultural factors

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2013
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An Empirical Investigation of Option Returns: Overpricing and the Role of Higher Systematic Moments

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2005
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Other Journals

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Conference Publications

UK Academy of Information Systems International Conference

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
Dr. Patrick Buckley
2013
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British Accounting Association Annual Conference

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2002
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The Irish Academy of Management Conference

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2002
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18th Irish Accounting and Finance Association Annual Conference

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2005
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University of Limerick College of Business Annual Research Conference

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
1998
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Annual Conference of the Irish Academy of Management September

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2000
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The Intention to use E-Audit Technology: An Integration of the Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) and Technology Acceptance Model (TAM)

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2012
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19th Irish Accounting and Finance Annual Conference

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2006
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13th Irish Accounting and Finance Association Annual Conference

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2000
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Irish Academy of Management

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2000
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The 24th Irish Accounting and Finance Association

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
Prof. Finbarr Murphy
2011
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5th Irish Academy of Management Annual Conference

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2002
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14th Irish Economics Association Annual Conference

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2000
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The Irish Academy of Management Conference

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2002
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The 26th Irish Accounting and Finance Association

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
Prof. Finbarr Murphy
2013
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5th Irish Academy of Management Annual Conference

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2002
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3rd Irish Academy of Management Conference

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2000
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Global Business and Finance Research Conference

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
Prof. Finbarr Murphy
2014
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17th Irish Economic Association Conference

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2003
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14th Irish Accounting and Finance Association Annual Conference

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2001
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3rd International Conference on Numerical Methods for Finance

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
Dr. John Garvey
Prof. Finbarr Murphy
2011
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17th Irish Accounting and Finance Annual Conference

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2004
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5th Irish Academy of Management Annual Conference

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2002
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Research in International Business and Finance Symposium

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
Prof. Finbarr Murphy
2011
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7th Irish Academy of Management Annual Conference

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2004
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The Irish Academy of Management Conference

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2002
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Conference Contributions

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Published Reports

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Editorials

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Book Reviews

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Other Publications

Career advancement of hotel managers since graduation: a comparative study

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2006
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Predicting hotel managers' turnover cognitions

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2003
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Diversity Training Programme Outcomes: A Systematic Review

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2016
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An Examination of European Firms' Derivatives Usage: The Importance of Model Selection

Dr. Fergal Gerard O'Brien
2015
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