Dr. Timothy McNichols

Lecturer - Dept of Creative Technologies

Dr. Timothy McNichols

e mail: tim.mcnichols@iadt.ie
phone: 01 239-4908

Qualifications and Professional Bodies

BA University of California (Los Angeles) 1991

MA South Bank University (London) 1995
Ph.D. Trinity College, University of Dublin 2006

Membership of Professional Bodies
Institute of Teaching & Learning (SEDA)
Academy of Management (AOM)
Association of Information Systems (AIS)

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Area of Expertise

Social Media & Consumer Behavior;
Consumer CyberPsychology;
Digital Media Entrepreneurship;
Internet Collaboration in Supply Chains

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Teaching and Research

IADT 1999 - Present
University of The Arts, London. 1994 – 1999.
Management Development Unit, London. 1998 – 2000.
American International University, London. 1997.

Entreprise Ireland Consultant for Innovation Vouchers (2009- Present)

"Collaborative Improvement for the Extended Manufacturing Enterprise" (2/01 - 2/04)
Funding: EC-funded 5th Framework
Description: A pan-European research project investigating, deploying and supporting Internet-based collaborative technologies between manufacturers and strategic suppliers.

"The Distributed Electronic Support Centre (DESC) Project" (10/99 – 5/00)
Funding: Enterprise Ireland and WestEIG
Description: A feasibility study to investigate the requirements to enable e-commerce technology transfer in SME & Micro-Enterprises.

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McNichols, T. (2009) "Examining the effects of immersive Virtual Reality on consumer learning." Proceedings of 3rd Irish HCI Conference, Trinity College Dublin, Sept 17-18.

McNichols, T., and L. Brennan (2008) Avoiding Inertia in Collaborative Supply Chain Systems: The Decision-Makers Role. Proceedings 18th European Conference in Information Systems, Galway, Ireland, June 5-7.

McNichols, T. and L. Brennan (2007) "Integrated Framework for Assessing Collaboration in Buyer-Supplier Relationships." Jrnl of Finanza Marketing & Produzione, Special Issue, 21-35.

McNichols, T. and L. Brennan (2007) “Internet-enabled supply chain systems: Driving or inhibiting collaboration?” Proceedings 17th European Conference in Information Systems, St. Gallen, Switzerland, June 7-9.

McNichols, T. and L. Brennan (2006) “Integrated framework for assessing collaboration in buyer-supplier relationships”. Proceedings 22nd Industrial Marketing & Production (IMP) Conference, Milan, Italy, September 7-9.

McNichols, T., Brennan, L. and Middel, R. (2006) “Facilitating collaboration in e-Supply chain systems: An action learning-based approach”. Proceedings 16th European Conference in Information Systems, Gothenburg, Sweden, June 11-13.

McNichols, T. and Brennan, L. (2006) "Evaluating partner suitability in collaborative supply networks." Intl. Jrnl. of Networking and Virtual Organizations 3(2), 220-237.

Middel, H. and McNichols, T. (2006) "Cultivating collaborative improvement: An action learning approach." Intl. Jrnl. of Learning and Change, 1(2), 229-245.

Middel, H., Coughlan, P., Coughlan, D, Brennan, L. and McNichols, T. (2006). "Action research in collaborative improvement." Intl. Jrnl. of Technology Management, 33(1), 67-91.

McNichols, T. and Brennan, L. (2004) "Can EDI Measure Up to a Collaborative Supply Chain?" In Y. Hosni and T. Khalil (Eds.), Internet Economy: Opportunities and Challenges for Developed and Developing Regions of the World. Oxford: Elsevier, 27-42.

McNichols, T. and L. Brennan (2004) “Collaborative supply chain systems: Assisting the decision making process”. Proceedings 35th Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Boston, Mass. November 22-25.

McNichols, T. and L. Brennan (2004) “Evaluating eCollaboration: Toward a positioning map for supply chain integration” Proceedings 17th Bled eCommerce Conference, Slovenia, June 21-23

Middel, H. and T. McNichols (2004) “Cultivating collaborative improvement: An action learning approach”. Proceedings 5th International CINet Conference, Sydney, Australia, Sept. 26-29.

Coughlan, P., Brennan, L., Coughlan, D., Lombard, F., McNichols, T. and Nolan, R. (2003). "Managing collaborative relationships in a period of discontinuity." Intl. Jrnl. of Operations and Production Management, 3(10), 1246-59.

Ibid. (2003) "Collaboration in high technology companies in Ireland: Three case studies." Irish Jrnl. of Management, 23(2), 19-30.

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