Dr Chris Callaghan

Senior Lecturer

Faculty:Faculty of Business and Law

School:Management

Location: Chelmsford

Areas of Expertise: Business Management , Economics , Human Resources Management , International Business , Leadership and management , Strategy , Sustainability , Entrepreneurship and technology startups

Research Supervision:Yes

Chris has expertise in teaching, research and supervision across the management and human resource management disciplines. He is particularly interested in research methodologies and in applied qualitative and quantitative methods.

chris.callaghan@aru.ac.uk

Background

Dr Chris Callaghan is a senior lecturer in the School of Management at ARU and senior research fellow on the Blueprint Project, where he is engaged in Circular Economy project work. He has an additional role with the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. Chris has experience in different academic portfolios including as Assistant Dean and Director of a research unit and has taught and developed curricula for courses across the management and human resources management disciplines. He is particularly interested in how research methods are applied in business research and has experience of qualitative and quantitative techniques including econometrics.

Chris has published his work in journals such as Technological Forecasting and Social Change (impact factor 8.593; CABS3*), International Business Review (impact factor 5.915 CABS3*), Psychological Research (impact factor 2.956; CABS3*), British Medical Bulletin (impact factor 4.291), International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (impact factor 4.320), Personnel Review (impact factor 3.434; CABS2*) and Futures (impact factor 3.073; CABS2*).

Research interests

  • Innovation (innovation studies/economics of innovation/technology/technological change)
  • HRM/Management
  • Strategy/international business/entrepreneurship/firm growth and organisational performance
  • Sustainability/circular economy

Areas of research supervision

  • Innovation (innovation studies/economics of innovation/technology/technological change)
  • Sustainability/circular economy
  • HRM/Management
  • Strategy/international business/entrepreneurship/firm growth and organisational performance

Teaching

Doctoral school teaching on DBA programme

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Management), University of Witwatersrand
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Economics), University of Johannesburg
  • Master of Commerce (Management), University of Witwatersrand
  • Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Business Management), University of South Africa
  • Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Economics), University of South Africa
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of South Africa
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education, University of South Africa
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Tertiary Education, University of South Africa

Memberships, editorial boards

Springer SN Business and Economics

Selected recent publications

  • Callaghan, C. W. (2021). Growth contributions of Technological Change: Is there a Burden of Knowledge Effect? Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 172, 121076. Impact factor 8.593 (CABS 3*)
  • Callaghan, C. W. (2021). Consequences of deindustrialisation for globalisation: Insights for International Business. International Business Review, 30(3), pp.1-17. Impact factor 5.915 (CABS 3*)
  • Van Staden, J., and Callaghan, C. W. (2021). An Evaluation of the Reading the Mind in the Eyes Test’s Psychometric Properties. Psychological Research. (Published Online.) Impact factor 2.956 (CABS 3*)
  • Tregenna, F., Nell, K., and Callaghan, C. W. (2021). Determinants of Industrial Development. In Foster-McGregor, N., Alcorta, L., Szirmai, A., and Verspagen, B. (Eds.) New Perspectives on Structural Change and Consequences of Structural Change in the Global Economy, pp. 378-406. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Papageorgiou, E., and Callaghan, C. W. (2020). Accounting learning skills and student performance in Accounting Education: Evidence from the South African context. Accounting Education, 29(2), pp.205-228. (CABS 2*)
  • Padia, N., and Callaghan, C. 2020. Executive Director Remuneration and Company Performance: Panel Evidence from South Africa for the years following King III. Personnel Review, 50(3), pp.205-228. Impact factor 3.434 (CABS 2*)
  • Callaghan, C. W. (2019). Critical perspectives on international pharmaceutical innovation: Malthus, Foucault and resistance. Critical Perspectives on International Business, 15(1), pp.68-86. (CABS 2*)
  • Callaghan, C.W. (2018). Surviving a technological future: Technological proliferation and modes of discovery. Futures, 104, pp.100-116. Impact factor 3.073 (CABS 2*)
  • Papageorgiou, E., and Callaghan, C.W. (2018). Parental Style and Gendered Student Performance in the South African context of Accounting Studies. Accounting Education, 27(5), pp.456-478. (CABS 2*)
  • Callaghan, C.W. (2017). Gender Moderation of Intrinsic Research Productivity Antecedents in South African Academia. Personnel Review, 46(3), pp.572-592. Impact factor 3.434 (CABS 2*)
  • Callaghan, C.W. (2016). Disaster Management, Crowdsourced R&D and Probabilistic Innovation Theory: Toward Real Time Disaster Response Capability. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 17, pp.238-250. Impact factor 4.320
  • Callaghan, C.W. (2015). Crowdsourced R&D and Medical Research. British Medical Bulletin, 115, pp.1-10. Impact factor 4.291