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Dr. Fergal Mc Grath


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


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


  • Electronic Consulting Company - Owner Manager (15 years)