Dr Ed Dennehy


Lecturer in Business Management, Dept of Business & Humanities


  • Research Interests
  • Publications
  • Research Supervision

Currently interested in learning approaches and third-level education.

More specifically I intend to conduct research in the following areas:

  • The relationship between student epistemological beliefs and learning approaches
  • The relationship between student grades and learning approaches
  • The relationship between student locus of control and grades
  • The development of transformative learning at a Masters level


Dennehy, E., 2014. Learning approaches and cultural influences: a comparative study of Confucian and western-heritage students. Journal of Further and Higher Education DOI:10.1080/0309877X.2013.869561

Dennehy, E., 2014. Is deep learning rewarded? A quantitative study on the relationship between learning approaches and academic scores. International Journal of Teaching and Case Studies Vol. 5, No.1, pp.54 - 68

Dennehy, E., 2012.  Doing cynicism through impression management. International  Journal of Management Concepts and Philosophy Vol.6, No.3, pp.170 - 188

Dennehy, E., 2012.  Corporate governance – a stakeholder model. International  Journal of Business Governance and Ethics Vol.7, No.2, pp.83 – 95

Dennehy, E., 2008. Cynical Employees = committed employees? In: ‘New Ideas for a New Century’, 11th Annual Conference of the Irish Academy of Management, 3rd – 5th September 2008. Dublin City University.

In Press

 ‘Hofstede and Learning in Higher Level Education: an empirical study’- International Journal of Management in Education.