Prof John Cullen

School of Business, Technology and Society, Graduate Studies

Interim Dean of Graduate Studies
Professor

TSI Building
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Biography

John Cullen's primary research interest is in the field of Responsible & Sustainable Management Learning and he is involved in several research and teaching projects in areas covering Sustainable Futures, Climate Action & Enterprise Development, Data Governance, and Workplace Discrimination.  His most recent book, Business, Ethics and Society: Key Concepts, Current Debates and Contemporary Innovations was published by Sage in 2022.  

He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Management Education and an Editorial Board member of Human Relations and Academy of Management Learning & Education. He is also a  member of both the working and steering groups of the Climate Action & Economic Opportunity project, which is part of Irish Government's Climate Action Regional Offices initiative.   

He was promoted to Professor in October 2022 and is currently serving as Interim Dean of Graduate Studies at Maynooth University.  In this role he leads the development, expansion and quality assurance of the university's graduate education portfolio.  He chairs the Graduate Education Committee of Academic Council and is a member of the Academic Programmes Committee and Research Committee. He is a member of the Irish University Association's (IUA) Deans of Graduate Studies group. He is also the Director of Postgraduate Teaching & Learning in the School of Business. 
 
In February 2023 he concluded a four and a half year term as Associate Dean of the Faculty of Social Science. He has also recently served a three year term as Director of Undergraduate Teaching & Learning at Maynooth University School of Business.  In December 2021, he concluded a two-year term as a member of the British Academy of Management Council, and the BAM Research & Publications Committee. 

Research Interests

John Cullen’s current research explores how managers and organisations learn responsible management, ethical leadership and sustainable change practices that help their business grow, while contributing to environmental and social sustainability. His work explores the skills and competencies required by businesses from managers, existing staff and new graduates in order to help them meet the challenges posed by climate change, social responsibility and new ways of working.  He is Co-Principal Investigator and Maynooth University lead on the 'Sustainability in Enterprise: Delivering a Low Carbon Future' HCI Pillar 3 project which is a cross-institutional collaboration with University College Cork and IT Sligo which was awarded nearly €4 million in funding in late 2020.

He is also interested in the intersection of religious faith and contemporary workplaces and is involved in projects examining workplace religious discrimination and the changing role of chaplains.  

Please email john.g.cullen@mu.ie for information about current projects underway in these areas.

John's research has addressed topics such as ethical leadership, responsible organizational change, ethical competencies for information and data work, sustainability and whistleblowing.  He has conducted fieldwork with finance, healthcare, educational, sustainability, local government staff and information management professionals.  His work has been published in Human RelationsWork, Employment & Societythe Journal of Business EthicsCulture & Organization and the Journal of Information Science amongst others.  


Book

Year Publication
2022 John G. Cullen (2022) Business, Ethics & Society: Key Concepts, Current Debates and Contemporary Innovations. London: Sage.
2021 Elizabeth A. Curtis, Martin Beirne, John G. Cullen, Ruth Northway and Siobhán M. Corrigan (2021) Distributed Leadership in Nursing and Healthcare: Theory, Evidence & Development. London: Open University Press / Mc Graw Hill.
2018 John G. Cullen (2018) Work, Ethics & Organisational Life (2nd edition). Cork: Oak Tree Press. [Link]
2017 Elizabeth A. Curtis & John G. Cullen (2017) Leadership and Change for the Health Professional. London: Open University Press / McGraw Hill Education. [Link]
2016 John G. Cullen (2016) Work, Ethics & Organisational Life. : Oak Tree Press.
2011 Cullen, John G (2011) Organisational Behaviour, Management and Teams. : Pearson Custom Publishing.
2008 Cullen, John G. (2008) Communication and Knowledge Sharing at Work: An Introduction. : Blackhall Publishing.
2005 Cullen, John G, Farrelly, M. (2005) Best Practice HR In Ireland. : Oak Tree Press.
2004 Mangan, John O'Connor, Marion Cullen, John G (2004) IMI Handbook of Management. : Oak Tree Press.

Peer Reviewed Journal

Year Publication
2022 Cullen, John G. (2022) 'Moral Recovery and Ethical Leadership'. Journal of Business Ethics, 175 (3):485-497. [Link] [DOI] [Full-Text]
2021 Annette Clancy, John G. Cullen, Alison Hood, Claire McGuinness (2021) 'Student Engagement With Experiential Learning in Large Classes'. Journal of Management Education, . https://doi.org/10.1177/10525629211008636 [Full-Text]
2021 Annette Clancy, John G. Cullen, Alison Hood, Claire McGuinness (2021) 'Teaching Perspectives on Experiential Learning in Large Classes'. Journal of Management Education, 45 (5):685-689. [Link] [DOI] [Full-Text]
2020 Cullen, John G. (2020) 'Varieties of Responsible Management Learning: A Review, Typology and Research Agenda'. Journal of Business Ethics, 162 (4):759-773. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2019 Cullen, J.G.; Clancy; A; Hood, A; McGuinness, C. (2019) 'Special Issue: “Experiential Learning in Large Classes”'. Journal of Management Education, Vol. 43 (No. 4):471-476. [Full-Text]
2018 Fiona Timmins, Carole King, Jan M.A. de Vries, Martin Johnson, John G. Cullen, Carol Haigh (2018) 'Altruism, honesty and religiosity in nursing students'. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 27 (19-20):3687-3698. [Link] [DOI] [Full-Text]
2018 Connolly, Lucy and Cullen, John G. (2018) 'Animals and Organisations: An Ethic of Care Framework'. Organization and Environment, 31 (4):406-424. [Link] [DOI] [Full-Text]
2017 John G. Cullen (2017) 'Educating Business Students About Sustainability: A Bibliometric Review of Current Trends and Research Needs'. Journal of Business Ethics, 145 (2):429-439. [Link] [DOI] [Full-Text]
2016 John G. Cullen (2016) 'Changing Constructions of the Pagan in the Irish National Print Media 1900–2013 JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY RELIGION'. To be added, 31 :115-125. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2016 John G. Cullen (2016) 'Nursing management, religion and spirituality: a bibliometric review, a research agenda and implications for practice JOURNAL OF NURSING MANAGEMENT'. To be added, 24 :291-299. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2016 Cullen, JG (2016) 'Nursing management, religion and spirituality: a bibliometric review, a research agenda and implications for practice'. Nursing management, 24 :291-299. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2014 Dr John G Cullen (2014) 'Towards an organizational suicidology'. Culture and Organization, 21 :40-52. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2014 Heaslip, G; Donovan, P; Cullen, JG (2014) 'Student response systems and learner engagement in large classes'. Active Learning in Higher Education, 15 :11-24. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2014 Cullen, JG (2014) 'Applying RADAR with new business postgraduates'. Journal of Information Science, 40 :25-27. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2013 Cullen J. (2013) 'Vocational ideation and management career development'. Journal of Management Development, 32 (9):932-944. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2013 Dr John G Cullen (2013) 'Vocational Ideation & Management Career Development'. Journal of Management Development, 32 :932-944. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2012 Cullen J.; Turnball S. (2012) 'The hetero-ethical management development rationale'. Journal of Management Development, 31 (6):584-593. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2012 Cotter, Richard J., Dr John G Cullen (2012) 'Reflexive Management Learning: An Integrated Review and Conceptual Typology'. Human Resource Development Review, 11 :227-253. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2011 Cullen, John G (2011) 'The writing skills course as an introduction to critical practice for larger business undergraduate classes - INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT EDUCATION'. To be added, 9 . [DOI] [Full-Text]
2011 Cullen, John G. (2011) 'Researching workplace spiritualization through auto/ethnography'. Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion, 8 :143-164. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14766086.2011.581813 [Full-Text]
2011 Cullen J. (2011) 'Researching workplace spiritualization through auto/ethnography'. Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion, 8 (2):143-164. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2009 Cullen, JG (2009) 'How to sell your soul and still get into Heaven: Steven Covey's epiphany-inducing technology of effective selfhood'. Human Relations, 62 :1231-1254. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2008 John Cullen (2008) 'Self, Soul and Management Learning: Constructing the Genre of the Spiritualized Manager'. Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion, 5 :264-292. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2008 Cullen J. (2008) 'Catalyzing innovation and knowledge sharing: Librarian 2.0'. Business Information Review, 25 (4):253-258. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2006 Cullen, J. and Kavanagh, A. (2006) 'Indexing Change in LIS Work: Implications for Recruiting Managers'. Library Management, 27 :600-605. [Full-Text]
2006 J. Cullen, M. O’Connor and J. Mangan (2006) 'Management Development in Ireland: Justifying the Investment'. Journal of Management Development, 25 :325-349. [Full-Text]
2006 Cullen, J. and A. McLaughlin (2006) 'What Drives the Persistence of Presenteeism as a Managerial Value in Hotels? Observations noted during and Irish Work-Life Balance Research Project'. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 25 :510-516. [Full-Text]
2005 Cullen, J. (2005) 'The Silence of the Lambs: Organizational Culture and Politics'. Organization Development Journal, 23 :91-93. [Full-Text]
2005 Cullen, J and Turnbull, S. (2005) 'A Meta-Review of the Management Development Literature'. Human Resource Development Review, 4 :335-355. [Full-Text]
2004 Cullen, J. (2004) 'Identifying sectoral management cultures through recruitment advertising'. Leadership and Organization Development Journal, 25 :279-291. [Full-Text]
2004 John Cullen (2004) 'LIS labour market research: implications for management development'. Library Management, 25 :138-145. [Full-Text]
2000 John Cullen (2000) 'A Review of Library and Information Service Job Advertisements: What do they tell us about work in the Irish Library Sector?'. Journal of Information Science, 26 :278-281. [Full-Text]

Book Chapter

Year Publication
2023 John G Cullen (2023) 'Leading through contingencies' In: Leadership: Contemporary Critical Perspectives (3rd Edition). London : Sage.
2022 John G Cullen (2022) 'The management classroom of the future: Megatrends and global challenges' In: The Future of Management Education: Routledge Advances in Management Learning and Education. United Kingdown : Routledge.
2021 John G. Cullen (2021) 'Making sense of empirical research on distributed leadership tendencies’' In: Distributed Leadership in Nursing and Healthcare: Theory, Evidence & Development. London : Open University Press / Mc Graw Hill.
2021 Elizabeth A Curtis, Martin Beirne, John G. Cullen, Ruth Northway and Siobhán M. Corrigan (2021) 'Epilogue: Where are we now and what is to be done?' In: Distributed Leadership in Nursing and Healthcare: Theory, Evidence & Development. London : Open University Press / Mc Graw Hill.
2021 John G. Cullen (2021) 'What is leadership and what does it involve in practice?' In: Distributed Leadership in Nursing and Healthcare: Theory, Evidence & Development. London : Open University Press / Mc Graw Hill.
2019 John G. Cullen (2019) 'Leading through contingencies' In: Leadership: Contemporary Critical Perspectives (2nd Edition). London : Sage.
2017 John G. Cullen (2017) 'Leadership as Calling: Ethics-based leadership' In: Leadership and Change for the Health Professional. London : Open University Press / McGraw-Hill Education.
2017 John G. Cullen and Rhona O'Connell (2017) 'Leadership in Nursing and Healthcare: An Overview of Theory, Research and Practice' In: Leadership and Change for the Health Professional. London : Open University Press / McGraw-Hill Education.
2017 Elizabeth A. Curtis and John G. Cullen (2017) 'Introduction: Why Leadership and Change?' In: Leadership and Change for the Health Professional. London : Open University Press / McGraw-Hill Education.
2015 Dr John G. Cullen (2015) 'Leading Through Contingencies' In: Leadership: Contemporary Critical Perspectives. London : Sage.
2015 John G. Cullen & Richard J. Cotter (2015) 'Critical Reflection at Work: Insights from an Insider Organisational Ethnography' In: Jamie L. Callahan, Jim Stewart, Clare Rigg, Sally Sambrook & Kiran Trehan(Eds.). Realising Crititical HRD: Stories of Reflecting, Voicing and Enacting Critical Practice. Newcastle-Upon-Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
2012 Prof Emma Bell Dr John G Cullen Dr. Scott Taylor (2012) 'Sustainability & The Spiritual Work Ethic' In: Peter Case Heather Hopfl Hugo Letiche(Eds.). Belief and Organization. Houndsmills; Basingstoke (UK) : Palgrave Macmillan.
2010 Cullen, John G (2010) 'Spirituality, Work and Irish Society' In: John Hogan, Paul F. Donnelly & Brendan K. O'Rourk(Eds.). Irish Business & Society: Governing, Participating & Transforming in the 21st Century. Dublin : Gill & Macmillan.
2008 John Cullen (2008) 'The Pope’s Children and the Economisation of Change’' In: M.Corcoran & P.Share(Eds.). Belongings: Shaping Identity in Modern Ireland. IPA
2008 R. Galavan and John Cullen (2008) 'The Leader’s Prison' In: R. Galavan, J. Murray and C. Markides(Eds.). Strategy, Innovation & Change. Oxford : Oxford University Press.
2008 Cullen, J. (2008) 'Brown Bag Films' In: G. Johnson, K. Scholes and R. Whittington(Eds.). Exploring Corporate Strategy: Texts and Cases 8th Edition. Harlow : FT Prentice Hall.
2006 Cullen, J. (2006) '”They don't understand our country”: Carole Coleman interviews President George W. Bush' In: M.P. Corcoran and M. Peillon(Eds.). Uncertain Ireland: A Sociological Chronicle, 2003-2004. Dublin : IPA.
2005 Dr John G Cullen (2005) 'Brown Bag [Case]' In: G. Johnson, K. Scholes, R. Whittington(Eds.). Exploring Corporate Strategy: Texts and Cases 7th Edition. Harlow : FT Prentice Hall.
2004 Dr John G Cullen (2004) 'Gathering Business Information' In: J. Mangan, M.O'Connor & J. Cullen(Eds.). IMI Handbook of Management. Dublin : IMI.

Other Journal

Year Publication
2017 John G. Cullen (2017) 'Unconscious Ethics' The Financial Broker, 57 :13-13.
2016 Dr John G Cullen (2016) 'Citing & Referencing Using the Harvard Style: Examples' Working Paper, 2016 . [Full-Text]
2016 John G. Cullen (2016) 'Grading Criteria for Evidence-Based Student Projects' Working Paper, 2016 . [Full-Text]
2014 Dr John G Cullen (2014) 'Sustainability & the Education of Managers: A bibliometric analysis of business, organisational & management research from 1993 to 2012' NUIM School of Business Working Paper, March 2014 . [Full-Text]
2014 Dr John G Cullen (2014) 'Indexing Sustainability-Oriented Employment Opportunities in the Irish Recruitment Market' [Technical Note], February 1st 2014 . [Full-Text]
2013 Dr John G Cullen (2013) 'Designing Large Class Reaching for Inclusiveness: Introducing Universal Instructional Design to Teaching Strategies, Learning Resources & Student Resources' Teaching Fellowships: 2012-2013; Project Reports & Outcomes, 2012-2013 :12-15.
2013 Dr John G Cullen (2013) 'Problem-Based Learning & Management Education' SSRN Working Paper, Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2232013 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2232013 . http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.
2012 Dr John G Cullen (2012) 'Introducing Electronic Peer-Assessment' NUI Maynooth Business School Staff Seminar, 1st November 2012 .
2011 Cullen, John G. (2011) 'Differentiating Between Vocations and Careers (Working Paper)' http://ssrn.com/abstract=1943566, http://ssrn.com/abstract=1943566 :1-14. [Full-Text]
2010 Cullen, John G (2010) '‘How Do Organizations Expect New CEOS to Communicate?: An Analysis of CEO Recruitment Notices as Expressions of Desired Management Communication Styles. ‘' :1-19.
2008 Dr John G Cullen (2008) 'Catalyzing Innovation and Knowledge Sharing: Librarian 2.0' Business Information Review, 25 :253-258/. [Full-Text]
2008 Dr John G Cullen (2008) '‘Professionalizing Knowledge Sharing and Communications: Changing Roles for a Changing Profession’' Business Information Review, 25 :53-57.
2005 Dr John G Cullen (2005) 'Corporate Identity and Reputation Intelligence: Emerging Opportunities for Information Professionals' Business Information Review, 22 :101-106.
2004 John G Cullen, Marion O'Connor, John Mangan (2004) 'Matching management tools and techniques with management challenges' Strategy and Leadership, 32 :27-30.
2004 Dr John G Cullen (2004) 'Labour Market Research on Library and Information Work in the Irish Voluntary and Community Sector' Assignation, 21 :2-7.
2003 Dr John G Cullen (2003) 'A Rounded Picture: Using Media Framing as a Tool for Competitive Intelligence and Business Research' Business Information Review, 20 :88-94.
2002 Dr John G Cullen (2002) 'The Employment Market for Library and Information Management Workers in Ireland' Library and Information Research News, 26 :17-26.
2000 Dr John G Cullen (2000) 'Library and Information Work in the Irish Voluntary and Community Sectors: What did the Appointment Sections tell us in 1999?' Assignation, 17 :21-25.

Conference Contribution

Year Publication
2023 John G Cullen (2023) International Conference on Emerging Perspectives in Commerce, Economics, Environment and Management ICCEEM Kolkata, India, 09/02/2023-10/02/2023.
2021 John Cullen (2021) Climate Action Economic Opportunities: Local Authorities Supporting Enterprise Local Authorities working with Local Business on Climate Action: Business Models for a Sustainable Future Online, .
2021 John G Cullen (2021) Economic Opportunities Arising from Climate Action Webinar Kildare, .
2020 John G. Cullen (2020) Sustainable & Healthy Cities for the Future Dr Nyhan will discuss her work on developing intelligent solutions for sustainable, healthy and liveable cities of the future Maynooth University, 21/10/2020-.
2020 John G Cullen (2020) Commercial Awareness & Sustainability Leadership Newcastle University, 09/12/2020-.
2020 John G Cullen (2020) TEL Summer Webinar Series Using Podcasting in Online Teaching Maynooth University, .
2020 John G Cullen (2020) Social Challenges in the Design of Technology Technology & Society Research Network Seminar Maynooth University, 03/12/2020-.
2020 John G Cullen (2020) Sustainable Finance Lunchtime Webinar The first Maynooth University Sustainable Finance Webinar hosted three scholars of sustainable finance and enterprise ((Dr. Edana Richardson, Dept of Law, Maynooth University; Dr Emmanuel Kypraios, Maynooth University School of Business, and; Ali Sheridan, Sustainability Consultant) who presented their recent research projects and findings. The seminar was hosted by Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute Maynooth University, 17/09/2020-.
2019 John G Cullen (2019) Ethics & Digitalization Workshop Ethical Competencies for Digitalized Work Maynooth University, .
2019 John G Cullen (2019) Urban Ethics Workshop “Concluding remarks” and workshop facilitation, Urban Ethics Workshop, Belfast City Hall Belfast City Hall, .
2019 John G Cullen (2019) Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2019 Journal of Management Education Special Issues Writers Workshop Boston, .
2019 John G Cullen (2019) Whistleblowing: Symposium and Research Paper Development Workshop 2019 (12 April) Galway. “Teaching Ethics”, Whistleblowing: Symposium and Research Paper Development Workshop, National University of Ireland Galway NUI Galway, .
2019 John G Cullen (2019) Ethics & Digitalization Workshop Panel Discussant Maynooth University, .
2019 John G Cullen, Annette Clancy (2019) Seminar: Large Classes: Addressing the Challenge of Teaching, Learning & Assessment’ Seminar: Large Classes: Addressing the Challenge of Teaching, Learning & Assessment’ NUI Galway, .
2019 John G Cullen (2019) Journal of Management Education Special Issue on ‘Experiential Learning and Large Classes’ Writers Workshop Journal of Management Education Special Issue on ‘Experiential Learning and Large Classes’ Writers Workshop Maynooth University, .
2019 John G Cullen (2019) From Foundations to Frontiers: A Celebration of Maynooth University’s Research in the Social Sciences From Foundations to Frontiers: A Celebration of Maynooth University’s Research in the Social Sciences Maynooth University, .
2019 John G Cullen (2019) Creating Economic and Business Opportunities from Climate Change The Business Model of Innovation Tullamore Court Hotel, .
2018 John G. Cullen (2018) International Management & Organizational Behaviour Teaching Society Conference Meet the Editors Publication Session Maynooth, .
2018 John G. Cullen (2018) International Management & Organizational Teaching Society iMOBTS Annual Conference Maynooth, 28/06/2018-29/06/2018.
2018 John G. Cullen (2018) International Studying Leadership Conference Moral Injury and Ethical Leadership Lancaster University, .
2018 John G. Cullen (2018) International Studying Leadership Conference International Studying Leadership Conference Lancaster University, 16/12/2018-18/11/2018.
2018 John G. Cullen (2018) International Management & Organizational Behaviour Teaching Society Conference Enhancing Large Class Teaching Through Podcasting Maynooth, 28/06/2018-.
2017 John G. Cullen (2017) at 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management ‘Responsible Management Education & Learning: A Systematic Review, Taxonomy and Research Agenda’. Paper presented in MED Boundary Issues in Management Education Discussion Paper Session Atlanta, Georgia, .
2017 John G. Cullen (2017) School of Business Research Seminar Series Psychostructural Perspectives on Organisational Whistleblowing Maynooth University, 13/12/2017-13/12/2017.
2017 John G. Cullen (2017) 77th Academy of Management Meeting ‘Responsible Management Education & Learning: A Systematic Review, Taxonomy and Research Agenda’. Paper presented in MED Boundary Issues in Management Education Discussion Paper Session Atlanta, Georgia, .
2017 John G. Cullen (2017) Publishing from Teaching: How to Turn Teaching Practices into Published Scholarship Scholarship of teaching and learning (SOTL) research domain has dramatically advanced over the last decade, bringing pedagogical research to the forefront of many institutions’ interests. As an increasing number of important institutional stakeholders gain interest in student learning outcomes, SOTL work can highlight how faculty are engaging with students in meaningful ways. Please join Jeanie and Kathy for an interactive seminar sharing ways to help you turn many forms of your teaching practice into SOTL publications. The facilitators, co-Editors of the Journal of Management Education, will share important publishing process steps and offer a space for small group discussion and individual development of SOTL projects. After a brief introduction to the session’s aims, workshop participants will discuss their own ideas and current working papers with the facilitators and other session participants. Workshop time will also include whole-group discussion and Q&A, ending with develop Maynooth University, .
2017 John G. Cullen (2017) Creative Approaches to e-Assessments in the Digital Arts and Humanities’ Seminar. Organised by The Digital Arts and Humanities Research Cluster (DAHRC) at Maynooth University Podcasting for Class Preparation Maynooth University, 08/05/2017-08/05/2017.
2016 John G. Cullen (2016) Publishing in Management Education Teaching and Learning Practice: Publication Development Workshop A publication development workshop with Professor Kathy Lund Dean (Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota) hosted by School of Business, Maynooth University and Professor Paul Hibbert (University of Saint Andrews, Edinburgh) Maynooth University, 25/08/2016-25/08/2016.
2016 John G. Cullen (2016) Maynooth University Presentation Leadership & ethics Maynooth, .
2015 John G. Cullen (2015) PIBA Summer Bootcamps 2015 Lectures on Ethics to Professional Insurance Brokers Association Summer Bootcamp, 9th, 10th, 11th, June and 1st July 2015 Athlone, Cork, Dublin, .
2015 John G. Cullen (2015) Professional Insurance Brokers Association Continuing Professional Development Seminar Ethics in Business Cork, .
2014 Dr John G Cullen (2014) Trinity College Dublin School of Nursing & Midwifery, Annual Leadership Seminar Closing address Maynooth, .
2014 Dr John G Cullen (2014) Invited lecture to Professional Insurance Brokers Association Meeting, Radisson Blu Hotel.(2nd December) Ethics Dublin, .
2014 Dr John G Cullen (2014) (27th November ) Newcastle ‘Leadership’ Guest lecture on MSc. in Marine Transport andManagement, Newcastle University (Leadership’ Guest lecture on MSc. in Marine Transport andManagement, Newcastle University Newcastle, .
2014 Dr John G Cullen (2014) 2014 (26th November) Portlaoise ‘Ethics’ Invited lecture to Professional Insurance Brokers Association Meeting, Sheraton Hotel Ethics’ Invited lecture to Professional Insurance Brokers Association Meeting, Sheraton Hotel Athlone, .
2014 Dr John G Cullen (2014) NUI Maynooth Teaching & Learning Showcase 2013/2014 Teaching Information Literacy Skills with RADAR (Poster Session) Maynooth, .
2014 Dr John G Cullen (2014) Keynote address to ANLTC 'Librarian as Researcher' Seminar 8th May 2014 Librarians as Knowledge Producers Maynooth, . [Full-Text]
2014 Dr John G Cullen (2014) 2014 (25th November) Douglas ‘Ethics’ Invited lecture to Professional Insurance Brokers Association Meeting, Rochestown Park Hotel Ethics’ Invited lecture to Professional Insurance Brokers Association Meeting, Rochestown Park Hotel Cork, .
2013 Dr John G Cullen (2013) NUI Maynooth Teaching & Learning Showcase Assessment Preparation Digital Resource Packs for First Year Business Students – An NDLR Local Innovation Project Maynooth, .
2013 Dr John G Cullen (2013) NUI Maynooth Teaching & Learning Showcase 2012/2013 Designing Large Class Teaching for Inclusiveness: Introducing Universal Instructional Design to Teaching Strategies, Learning Resources and Student Resources Maynooth, .
2012 Bell, Dr. Emma,Dr John G CullenDr. Scott Taylor (2012) International Association of Management, Spirituality and Religion Conference, Indian Institute of Management ‘Sustainability and the Spiritual Work Ethic’ with Delhi, .
2012 Bell, Dr. Emma, Dr John G CullenDr. Scott Taylor (2012) Invited presentation to Management Development Institute, Delhi ‘Sustainability and the Spiritual Work Ethic’ Delhi, .
2012 Dr John G Cullen (2012) 2012, (13th September) Improving Leadership in Healthcare Seminar, School of Nursing & Midwifery. Trinity College Dublin Learning & Leadership Dublin, .
2011 Cullen, John G. (2011) Department of English, NUI Maynooth, Spring Seminar Series 2011 Knowledge Work, Self and Belabourment in Douglas Coupland's Post-Industrial Novels' Maynooth, .
2011 Cullen, John G. (2011) NUI Maynooth Teaching and Learning Showcase 2011 Introducing Critical Thinking Through Writing Skills Instruction Maynooth, .
2011 Cullen, John G. (2011) Irish Academy of Management Conference Proceedings ‘Careers or Callings: Sustaining Engagement in Taught Development Courses’ Dublin, .
2011 Cullen, John G. (2011) 2011, (24th February) Maynooth , Academic and National Library Training Consortium: The Librarian as Academic Writer Seminar Turning Your Research Into an Advanced Degree How to Plan and Execute a PhD Maynooth, .
2010 (2010) The Sustainability Discourse in Management Theory School of Business and Law Research Seminar Series National University of Ireland Maynooth, .
2010 (2010) The Ethics of Personal Development Dept. Philosophy Seminar Series National University of Ireland Maynooth, .
2010 (2010) Spiritualized Work, Recession and Self London School of Economics and Political Science, Forum on Religion London School of Eonomics and Political Science, .
2010 Mr. Paul Scully (2010) Influence Intel, Social Sciences, Management, .
2010 Mr. Darragh O'Connell (2010) Guest Lecture on Business Landscape Module Darragh O'Connell is the co-founder of twice Oscar nominated studio, Brown Bag Films Brown Bag Films, Social Science, Management, .
2009 Mr. Peter Cassells (2009) Guest Lecture on Social Partnership for Business Landscape Module , Social Science, Management, .
2009 (2009) Communicating Mental Health Issues: Comparing Media Reportage in Northern Ireland the Republic of Ir Public Health Agency (Northern Ireland) Belfast, .
2009 (2009) Management and Organizational Learning: Rationales, Ethics and Outcomes Irish Academy of Management Conference Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, .
2009 Mr. Richard Cotter (2009) Guest Lecture on Business Landscape Module Allianz Ireland, Social Science, Management, .
2009 (2009) The 'Stickiness' of a Spiritual Learning Initiative in a Soft Culture British Academy of Management Conference Brighton, UK, .
2006 Dr John G Cullen (2006) Irish Academy of Management: Annual Conference Mimesis and the Managerial Self' Cork, .
2005 Dr John G Cullen (2005) National Suicide Review Group and Rehabcare Research Meeting Suicide Reporting in the Media Dublin, .
2004 Marion O'Connor, John Mangan and John G Cullen (2004) Irish Academy of Management Annual Conference 'Contemporary Management Development in Ireland - A Key Lever in Facilitating and Affecting Change Belfast, .
2003 Catherine Goodman, John G Cullen and Graham Dwyer (2003) International Council for Small Business World Conference Creating strategic capabilities for SMEs through action-learning Belfast, .
1998 Dr John G Cullen (1998) Joint Conference of the Library Association of Ireland and Library Association (Northern Ireland Branch) Supporting the Public Library: The National Policy on Libraries and Information Services Wexford, .
2023 John G. Cullen (2023) ‘Business Models for Local Climate Action’ at the Climate Action Economic Opportunities conference ‘Business Models for Local Climate Action’ at the Climate Action Economic Opportunities conference, Tullamore Court Hotel Tullamore, County Offaly, .
2023 John Cullen, Paul Hibbert (2023) AMLE Publishing Workshop AMLE Publishing Workshop, University of Sussex Business School University of Sussex Business School, .
2023 John G. Cullen (2023) 'Organisational Change for Sustainability' for Sustainable Futures Enterprise Engagement Day, UCC 'Organisational Change for Sustainability' for Sustainable Futures Enterprise Engagement Day, University College Cork Cork, .
2021 John Cullen, Aoife McGrath, Suzanne Mulligan (2021) CN3 Annual Conference Presentation on 'Chaplaincy in Third Level Institutions in Ireland' Project University College Cork (Online), 21/01/2021-21/01/2021.

Published Report

Year Publication
2021 John G. Cullen (PI), Jack Keyes, Ross Church, Alan Dunney, Breda Maher, Paul Regan, Sean O’Riordáin, Dean Phelan (2021) Climate Action Economic Opportunities: Local Authorities Supporting Enterprise; Policy Analysis Report. Research Sub-Group of the Working Group on Exploring Opportunities from Climate Action, .
2021 John G. Cullen (PI), Jack Keyes, Ross Church, Alan Dunney, Breda Maher, Paul Regan, Sean O’Riordáin, Dean Phelan (2021) Climate Action Economic Opportunities: Local Authorities Supporting Enterprise; Survey Findings. Research Sub-Group of the Working Group on Exploring Opportunities from Climate Action, .
2021 Sabine Hoidn, Peter McNamara, Brett P. Matherne, Nicole Coomber and Ricardo Flores, John G. CUllen (2021) Five-Year Division Review Report Management Education and Development Division pf the Academy of Management’. MED Division Executive Committee, .
2018 John G. Cullen (2018) Review of the Associateship of the Library Association of Ireland. Library Association of Ireland, . [Link]
2006 John G Cullen (2006) Meanings, Messages and Myths: The Coverage & Treatment of Suicide in the Irish Print Media. National Office for Suicide Prevention / HSE, .

Book Review

Year Publication
2013 Cullen, JG (2013) Leadership for sustainability: An action research approach. THOUSAND OAKS: [Book Review] [DOI]
2013 Cullen, JG (2013) Labor Disorders in Neoliberal Italy: Mobbing, Well-being, and the Workplace. LONDON: [Book Review] [DOI]
2012 Dr John G Cullen (2012) Rev. of The Good Casuse: Theoretical Perspectives on Corruption. [Book Review] [DOI]
2011 Cullen, Dr John G (2011) Rev. of 'Hijacking Sustainability' by Adrian Parr. [Book Review] [DOI]
2010 Cullen, John G (2010) The Origins of Capitalism and the ‘Rise of the West’. [Book Review]
2010 Cullen, J (2010) Rationality and the Ideology of Disconnection. MALDEN: [Book Review]
2010 Cullen, J (2010) The Origins of Capitalism and the 'Rise of the West'. MALDEN: [Book Review]
2010 Cullen, John G (2010) The Soul of a Leader: Finding Your Path to Success and Fulfillment - JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT SPIRITUALITY AND RELIGION. [Book Review]
2009 Cullen, J (2009) The Allure of Toxic Leaders: Why We Follow Destructive Bosses and Corrupt Politicians - and How We Can Survive Them. MALDEN: [Book Review]
2008 Dr John G Cullen (2008) Dialectics of the Self: Transcending Charles Taylor. [Book Review]
2006 Dr John G Cullen (2006) Sociology: A Guide to Reference and Information Sources. [Book Review]
2006 Dr John G Cullen (2006) Democratizing Innovation. [Book Review]
2005 Dr John G Cullen (2005) Conflict and Consensus: A Study of Values and Attitudes in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Irelan. [Book Review]
2005 Dr John G Cullen (2005) Place and Non-Place: The Recognition of Ireland. [Book Review]
2005 Dr John G Cullen (2005) Negotiated Governance and Public Policy in Ireland. [Book Review]
2005 Dr John G Cullen (2005) In Sickness and In Health: How Information and Knowledge are Related to Health Behaviour. [Book Review]
2004 Dr John G Cullen (2004) Technology and the New Economy. [Book Review]
2004 Dr John G Cullen (2004) RTÉ and the Globalisation of Irish Television. [Book Review]
2004 Dr John G Cullen (2004) Reinventing Modern Dublin: Streetscape, Iconography and Politics of Identity. [Book Review]
2003 Dr John G Cullen (2003) Ireland Unbound: A Turn of the Century Chronicle. [Book Review]
2003 Dr John G Cullen (2003) Jim Sheridan: Framing the Nation. [Book Review]
2003 Dr John G Cullen (2003) Alcohol, Drugs and Health Promotion in Modern Ireland. [Book Review]
2003 Dr John G Cullen (2003) Economic Growth in the Information Age. [Book Review]
2002 Dr John G Cullen (2002) Spectacular Narratives: Hollywood in the Age of the Blockbuster Geoff King Film and Film Culture. [Book Review]
2002 Dr John G Cullen (2002) Investing in People: Higher Education in Ireland from 1960 – 2000. [Book Review]
2001 Dr John G Cullen (2001) The Net Effect. [Book Review]
2001 Dr John G Cullen (2001) Knowledge Management: Classic and Contemporary Works. [Book Review]
2000 Dr John G Cullen (2000) Well Read: Developing Consumer Health Inforamtion in Ireland. [Book Review]
2000 Dr John G Cullen (2000) An Excellent Guide for the Academic Librarian. [Book Review]
1997 Dr John G Cullen (1997) “Reading Habits and Revolution in Ireland” Rev. of Books Beyond the Pale. [Book Review]

Magazine Article

Year Publication
2005 Dr John G Cullen (2005) Succession Planning and Family Business. [Magazine Article]
2005 Dr John G Cullen (2005) Best Practice HR in Ireland. [Magazine Article]
2005 Dr John G Cullen (2005) Management recruitment index reports strong growth in 2004. [Magazine Article]
2004 Dr John G Cullen (2004) Management Recruitment Index: Quarter 4 Results Management Focus Vol.6, No. 8 (Winter 2003/4) 6-. [Magazine Article]
2003 Dr John G Cullen (2003) Finance function tools and techniques in context. [Magazine Article]
2003 John G Cullen, Andrew McLaughlin (2003) Managers and Work-Life Balance: The Case of the Irish Hospitality Industry. [Magazine Article]
2003 Dr John G Cullen (2003) Survey of Multinational Companies. [Magazine Article]
2000 Dr John G Cullen (2000) Rupert Giles, the Professional-Image Slayer. [Magazine Article]
2000 Dr John G Cullen (2000) Kells Wants Visit from Namesake Book. [Magazine Article]

Newspaper Articles

Year Publication
2019 Cullen, John G. (2019) Psychologist and Philosopher Face Off in Happiness Debate. [Newspaper Articles]
2008 Cullen, John G (2008) Is the End Nigh for Capitalism?. [Newspaper Articles]
2006 Dr John G Cullen, Marion Jennings (2006) Keep Up to Date with the Law – and Mind the Details. [Newspaper Articles]
2006 Dr John G Cullen (2006) Leadership can be Learned. [Newspaper Articles]
2005 Dr John G Cullen (2005) HR sector faces major challenge. [Newspaper Articles]
2004 Dr John G Cullen (2004) Irish competitiveness: Opportunities and Threats 2004'. [Newspaper Articles]
2004 Dr John G Cullen (2004) Wage costs, childcare, property and infrastructure our bete noir. [Newspaper Articles]
2004 Dr John G Cullen (2004) Understanding cultural approaches to business. [Newspaper Articles]
2004 Dr John G Cullen (2004) Speak up: how to make engrossing presentations. [Newspaper Articles]
2004 Dr John G Cullen (2004) 'Business benefits from work-life balance efforts'. [Newspaper Articles]
2003 Dr John G Cullen (2003) Rising wage costs, inflation are main threats to growth. [Newspaper Articles]

Policy Contribution

Year Publication
2020 John G Cullen, Meghan Van Portfliet, Lauren Kierans, Kate Kenny, Vigjilenca Abazi (2020) Submission to the Consultation on the Transposition of the EU Whistleblowing Directive. [Policy Contribution] [Link]

Presentation

Year Publication
2021 John G Cullen (2021) Presentation on ‘Exploring Economic Opportunities from Climate Action for Local Authorities: Interim Phase 1 Report’ on behalf of the Working Group on Exploring Opportunities from Climate Action to the Steering Group on Exploring Opportunities from Climate Action. [Presentation]

Reviews

Year Publication
2015 Cullen, JG (2015) Parenting, work and the marketization of family life. LONDON: [Reviews] [DOI]

Working Paper

Year Publication
2019 Alison Hood, John G. Cullen, Morag Munro (2019) Student Evaluation of Teaching (SET): Literature Overview. [Working Paper]
2017 John G. Cullen (2017) Are Schwartz & Carroll’s 5 Business & Society Frameworks Still Dominant?. Maynooth: [Working Paper] [Link]
2014 Dr John G Cullen (2014) What regional overviews of sustainability in management education tell us (and what they don’t!). [Working Paper] [Full-Text]
2013 Dr John G Cullen (2013) Beliefs About Work and Beliefs About Groupwork: Exploring the Relationship’. [Working Paper]
2005 John Mangan, Kevin Hannigan, John G Cullen (2005) Matching MNC Subsidiary Location and Host Economy Development: An IMI Working Paper. [Working Paper]
2004 John G Cullen & Jean Talbot (2004) Understanding Diversity Management in Ireland: A Survey of Management Practices: An IMI Research Briefing. [Working Paper]
2003 John G Cullen, Marion O'Connor (2003) Human Resource Management Issues in the Irish Context: Recent Research Findings: An IMI Working Paper. [Working Paper]
2003 John G Cullen, Andrew McLaughlin (2003) Work Life Balance as a management issue: A Review of the Current Literature: An IMI Working Paper . . [Working Paper]
2003 John G Cullen, Catherine Goodman and Graham Dwyer (2003) Creating Strategic Capabilities for SMEs through Action-Learning: An IMI Working Paper . [Working Paper]

Case

Year Publication
2011 Cullen, John G. (2011) Was the 'NAMA Decision' Ethical? (Teaching Note). [Case]
2008 Cullen, John G (2008) Brown Bag Films. [Case]
2005 Cullen, John G (2005) Brown Bag. [Case]

Online Multimedia

Year Publication
2021 John G Cullen (2021) Teamwork: SAGE Skills; Business. [Online Multimedia] [Link]
2019 John G Cullen (2019) The surprising ways spirituality informs how we think about work. [Online Multimedia] [Link]

Podcast

Year Publication
2014 Dr John G Cullen (2014) ‘You will leave Maynooth as a graduate; you will join Accenture as a graduate; within a year or two you’ll be a consultant’. [Podcast]

Recording

Year Publication
2016 John G. Cullen (2016) Citing and Referencing Using the Harvard Style (Part 1). [Recording]
2016 John G. Cullen (2016) Citing & Referencing Using the Harvard Style (Part 2). [Recording]
2015 John G. Cullen (2015) Leading through contingencies. [Recording]

Conference Publication

Year Publication
2023 John G Cullen (2023) Maynooth Decarbonizing Zone Enterprise Consultation Sustainable Business Practices for Climate Targets
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Professional Associations

Description Function From / To
Academy of Management Member 11/08/2010 -

Honors and Awards

Date Title Awarding Body
01/06/2018 MOBTS Excellence Award Management & Organizational Behaviour Teaching Society
01/08/2017 Outstanding Reviewer Award Academy of Management, Management Education Division
01/01/2001 LIRG / Elsevier Research Award

Committees

Committee Function From / To
European Deans Council for Sustainable Development (DECODE) Founding Member 07/07/2021 -
Graduate Education Committee Chair 01/09/2021 -
Academic Programmes Committee Member 01/09/2021 -
Research Commitee Member 01/09/2021 -
Member of the Climate Action Regional Offices ‘Exploring Economic and Enterprise Opportunities from Climate Action’ Steering Group Member 28/09/2020 -
Climate Action Regional Offices ‘Exploring Economic and Enterprise Opportunities from Climate Action’ Working Group Member 27/08/2020 -
School of Business Teaching & Learning Committee Member 01/08/2018 -
School of Business Advisory Committee Member 01/09/2016 -
British Academy of Management Research & Publications Committee Member 01/01/2020 - 21/12/2022
School of Business Quality Review Committee Member 01/08/2017 - 23/03/2018
Teaching & Learning Committee Member 01/12/2015 - 01/10/2021
Programme Committee of the AIS SIGPrag 7th pre-ICIS workshop on "Values and Ethics in the Digital Age" Member 11/10/2019 - 14/12/2019
Social Sciences Research Ethics Committee Deputy Chair 01/09/2009 - 15/06/2012
Technology & Society Research Network Co-convenor 01/10/2018 -
Academic Council Member 01/09/2019 -
Academy of Management Management Education Division 5-Year Review Committee Committee Member 05/10/2020 - 19/04/2021
Social Research Ethics Sub-Committee Member 01/08/2018 - 20/02/2020
School of Business Athena Swan Self-Assessment Team Member 01/06/2018 - 30/03/2020
British Academy of Management Council Member 01/01/2020 - 31/12/2022
Faculty of Social Sciences Executive Member 01/10/2018 -
Master’s Taskforce Working Group on Employer and Alumni Networks Member 01/01/2019 - 30/05/2019
Project Live Expert Committee Member 10/09/2020 -
Maynooth University Strategic Plan Steering Group Member 14/04/2022 - 30/05/2023

Other Activities

Description
External Examiner for Certificate in Applied Leadership and Management, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology

Editorial / Academic Reviews

Amount Role From / To
British Journal of Sociology Reviewer -
Human Resource Development Review Reviewer -
Human Relations Member of the Editorial Board 21/09/2020 -
Journal of Business Ethics Reviewer -
Management Learning Reviewer -
Journal of Management Education Associate Editor 01/08/2016 -
Business Information Review Member of the Editorial Board 01/09/2007 - 28/02/2013
Business Ethics, the Environment & Responsibility Reviewer -
IRISH JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT Reviewer -
Environment, Development and Sustainability Reviewer -
Journal of Career Development Reviewer -
Academy of Management Learning and Education Member of the Editorial Board 01/08/2019 -
Management Communication Quarterly Reviewer -
Culture and Organization Reviewer -
International Journal of Management Reviews Reviewer -
British Journal of Management Reviewer -
Management Teaching Review Reviewer -
Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal Reviewer 20/07/2022 - 30/09/2022
European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology Reviewer -
Journal of Communication Inquiry Reviewer -
Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion Reviewer -
Leadership and Organization Development Journal Reviewer -
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Reviewer -
Nursing management Reviewer -
Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal Reviewer -

Teaching Interests

John Cullen lectures on business ethics, sustainable business and responsible management.  His teaching practice is informed by his research on responsible and sustainable management learning and education. 

He has secured funding from the Higher Education Authority to design, develop and deliver a micro-credential professional certificate in sustainable business and responsible management, and is the Maynooth University lead and Co Principal Investigator of the Sustainable Futures project.  

He also co-edited two Special Issues of the Journal of Management Education on experiential learning in large classes. The first of these (published in June 2021) was on the topic of student engagement with experiential learning in large classes. The second, on teaching perspectives on experiential learning in large classes was published in October 2021. 

He has also taught modules on management, organisational behaviour, organisational change & development and leadership at undergraduate, postgraduate and executive education levels.  

Current PhD Student Supervision:

Alison J. Sheridan 'Preparing Leaders for the Sustainability Transition' (Co-supervising with Dr. Emmanuel Kypraios, Maynooth University School of Business).

Elaine Smith 'Financial Perspectives on Sustainable Food Production in Irish Agriculture' (Co-supervising with Dr. Michael Hayden, , Maynooth University School of Business).


Recent Students

Graduation date Name Degree
2020 Lucy Connolly PhD
2015 Richard J. Cotter PhD