Biography

John Lannon has taught at a number of universities in Europe, Africa and Asia before joining the Centre for Project Management. He has also worked in the Information Technology sector as a project manager and a systems designer and developer. He holds a bachelor's degree in electronic engineering, and an MA in peace and development studies. In 2011 he was awarded a PhD for his work on information management in non-governmental organisations (NGOs).

John's research is primarily focused on organisational practices and forms of organising in the fields of international development, human rights promotion and protection, and humanitarian assistance. In that capacity he works with international NGOs and other civil society actors to explore knowledge sharing practices and innovative uses of information communication technologies.

Prior to that, John spent over 15 years working in the software industry, primarily in the telecommunications and enterprise solutions sectors. He worked as a systems designer, taking a technical leadership role on a number of projects. He also worked as both a project and development group manager. During that time he managed several large Research and Development projects primarily related to software infrastructure and applications design. He also oversaw the delivery of bespoke customer solutions in Europe, the US, and the Middle East.

Research Interests

John's research covers project and knowledge management in the non-profit sector, with particular emphasis on international development, human rights promotion and protection, and humanitarian assistance. Much of this work takes a critical perspective on projects and knowledge as practice, and on projects as a form of organising to achieve social, environmental or political change.

Professional Activities

Award

  • 2013 - Excellence in Service to Community

Outreach

  • Chairperson, Doras Luimni
  • Board Member, The Blue Box Cleative Learning Centre

Association

  • Member, DSA (Development Studies Association) Ireland

Books

Book of Abstracts of the 9th European Network on Industrial Policy (EUNIP)International Conference

Prof. M Bernadette Andreosso
Dr. John Lannon
2006
Limerick
Department of Economics, University of Limerick
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Book Chapters

Internet

Dr. John Lannon
2009
Oxford
Oxford University Press
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The Role of Information and Communications Technologies in Human Rights Monitoring and Advocacy

Dr. John Lannon
2010
Hershey
IGI-Global
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Making play work: Classroom use of a board game to teach corporate social responsibility

Assoc. Prof. Sheila Killian
Dr. John Lannon
2014
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The Internet and Collective Consciousness: An Exploration of Spiritually Based Social Movements Online

Dr. John Lannon
2007
New York
Peter Lang
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Evaluating Online Human Rights Resource Centres

Dr. John Lannon
2008
New York
Springer
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Information and Communication Technologies: New Global Challenges and Opportunities for Social and Solidarity Movements

Dr. John Lannon
2007
Malaysia
Strategic Information and Research Development Centre
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Global Motives and Local Needs: Shaping the Relationships between ICTs, International Cooperation and Development

Dr. John Lannon
2007
Frankfurt
IKO
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Human Rights Movements and the Internet: From Local Contexts to Global Engagement

Dr. John Lannon
2008
Hershey
Information Science Reference
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Edited Books

Human Rights and Information Communication Technologies: Trends and Consequences of Use

Dr. John Lannon
2013
Hershey
IGI Global
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Peer Reviewed Journals

Reinvigorating project management research and practice: perspectives from the nonprofit sector

Dr. John Lannon
Dr. John Walsh
2016
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Project Management Performance Assessment in the Non-Profit Sector

Dr. John Lannon
2018
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Social Media for Social Good: Student engagement for the SDGs

Dr. Gabriela Avram
Assoc. Prof. Sheila Killian
Dr. John Lannon
Dr. Marta Giralt
Dr. Liam Murray
2019
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The Use of Information and Communication Technologies for Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation in Developing Countries: An Investigation of Gender Specific Agricultural Development

Dr. John Lannon
2005
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Integrating formal learning into work-integrated learning to create a semi-formal environment

Dr. Juliet MacMahon
Dr. John Lannon
2018
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An evaluation framework for ICT capacity building projects: Action research in Armenia

Dr. John Lannon
2016
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Making Play Work Classroom Use of a Board Game to Teach Corporate Social Responsibility

Dr. John Lannon
2013
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Filling the gaps: An investigation of project governance in a non-governmental organisation's response to the Haiti earthquake disaster

Dr. John Lannon
2017
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Paradoxes and partnerships: a study of knowledge exploration and exploitation in international development programmes

Dr. John Lannon
2019
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Other Journals

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Conference Publications

British Academy of Management Conference (BAM2018)

Dr. Annmarie Ryan
Dr. John Lannon
2018
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British Academy of Management Conference (BAM2017)

Dr. John Lannon
2017
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CSSI 2018 - 6th biennial International Symposium on Cross-Sector Social Interactions

Dr. Annmarie Ryan
Dr. John Lannon
2018
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DSA Ireland Annual Conference 2016: Beyond Aid? Innovative Models for Social Justice,

Dr. John Lannon
Dr. John Walsh
2016
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PRME UK & Ireland 6th Annual Conference

Dr. Gabriela Avram
Assoc. Prof. Sheila Killian
Dr. John Lannon
Dr. Marta Giralt
Dr. Liam Murray
2019
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INFORMATION SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT: CHALLENGES IN PRACTICE, THEORY AND EDUCATION, VOLS 1AND 2

Dr. John Lannon
2009
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DSA Ireland Annual Conference 2015: Transformative Change? The Role of Evidence-Based Research and Impact in Global Development Dublin

Dr. John Lannon
2015
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Shaping and Reshaping the Landscape of Teaching and Learning: Perspectives from the Shannon Consortium

Dr. Gabriela Avram
Assoc. Prof. Sheila Killian
Dr. John Lannon
2017
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36th EGOS Colloquium, Hamburg 2020

Dr. John Lannon
2020
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EdTech 2015: Beyond the Horizon: Policy, Practice and Possibilities

Dr. John Lannon
2015
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7th CR3+ Conference

Assoc. Prof. Sheila Killian
Dr. John Lannon
2019
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DSAI Conference: (En)gendering Development: Research to Policy and Practice

Dr. John Lannon
2019
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DSA Ireland Annual Conference 2014: Bridging the Gap - Translating Development Research into Practice

Dr. John Lannon
2014
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Critical Perspectives on NGO Governance and Accountability

Assoc. Prof. Sheila Killian
Dr. John Lannon
2019
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European Conference on Knowledge Management, ECKM

Dr. John Lannon
2018
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INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR DEVELOPMENT

Dr. John Lannon
2017
BERLIN
SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN
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Learning, Teaching & Student Experience 2016

Assoc. Prof. Sheila Killian
Dr. John Lannon
Dr. Liam Murray
2016
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Making Projects Critical 9

Dr. John Lannon
2019
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Critical Perspectives on Accounting

Assoc. Prof. Sheila Killian
Dr. John Lannon
2014
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British Academy of Management Conference (BAM2018)

Dr. John Lannon
2018
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Conference Contributions

Engineers Ireland Project Management Skillset Event

Dr. John Lannon
2015
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Make it Stop: Violence against Women and Children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Dr. John Lannon
2014
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Delivering Social Good: Managing Projects in the Non-Profit Sector

Dr. John Lannon
2014
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Published Reports

Responding To Cross-Border Child Trafficking In South Asia: An Analysis of the Feasibility of a Technologically Enabled Missing Child Alert System

Dr. John Lannon
2013
UK
Plan International & Leeds Metropolitan University
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Editorials

SPECIAL SECTION: INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Dr. John Lannon
2016
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<bold>Human Rights and Information Communication Technologies: Trends and Consequences of Use</bold> Preface

Dr. John Lannon
2013
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Human Rights and Information Communication Technologies: Trends and Consequences of Use Conclusion

Dr. John Lannon
2013
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Book Reviews

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Other Publications

Shannon Airport and 21st Century War

Dr. John Lannon
2015
Dublin
Peace and Neutrality Alliance
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Information Systems and the Role of Today's Accountant

Dr. John Lannon
2013
Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland
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SPECIAL SECTION: INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Dr. John Lannon
2016
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Understanding the Role and the Impact of Information Systems on today's Business Environment

Dr. John Lannon
2013
Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland
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<bold>Human Rights and Information Communication Technologies: Trends and Consequences of Use</bold> Preface

Dr. John Lannon
2013
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Today's Business Technologies – Demystifying the Hype

Dr. John Lannon
2012
Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland
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Human Rights and Information Communication Technologies: Trends and Consequences of Use Conclusion

Dr. John Lannon
2013
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Guest Editorial: Special Issue on Human Rights

Dr. John Lannon
2012
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A question of Neutrality and Shannon Airport

Dr. John Lannon
2019
RTE Brainstorm
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Activism Made Easy: A Study of Amnesty International's Online Campaign to Stop Torture

Dr. John Lannon
2004
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Reinvigorating project management research and practice: perspectives from the nonprofit sector

Dr. John Lannon
2016
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Project management as professional discipline in private, public and non-profit sectors

Dr. John Lannon
2015
Engineers Ireland
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