Tomás Dwyer

BBus MBus DEd

Lecturer in Marketing & Management

Wexford Campus

e: Tomas.dwyer@itcarlow.ie      t: 059 9175800

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-0426-1086

 
  • Research Interests
  • Publications
  • Research Supervision
  • Engagement and Collaboration

Research Interests

Tomás obtained a Bachelor of Business Degree with a specialism in Marketing from the Institute of Technology Tralee.  He subsequently completed a Master of Business Studies by Research in Waterford Institute of Technology before completing a Doctorate in Education in Trinity College Dublin.

He has has research interests in the area of market orientation, food tourism and the student experience in higher education.

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Dwyer, T. (2017) Persistence in higher education through student–faculty interactions in the classroom of a commuter institution, Innovations in Education and Teaching International, Vol. 54, Iss. 4, p.325-334.

Dwyer, T. (2015) The influence of teaching satisfaction on student persistence, AISHE-J: The All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 7.3 (2015).

Peer-reviewed Conferences

O’Regan C., Dwyer T., Mulligan J. and Davies J. (2017) An examination of the literature on Market Oriented Artifacts, Doctoral Colloquium, Irish Academy of Management, Queen’s University Belfast, 2017.

Mohan, A., Mulligan J., Dwyer T. and Davies J. (2017) An examination of the role of social media in the customer engagement efforts of tourism providers, Doctoral Colloquium, Irish Academy of Management, Queen’s University Belfast, 2017.

Tiernan C., Dwyer T., Mulligan J. and Davies J. (2015) Developing a Questionnaire to Investigate the Layers of a Market-Oriented Organisational Culture, Irish Academy of Management, NUI Galway, 2015.

Tiernan C., Dwyer T., Mulligan J. and Davies J. (2015) An Examination of the Influence of Market Oriented Behaviours on the Layers of an Organisation’s Culture, Academy of Marketing, University Of Limerick, 2014.

Dwyer T. (2014) Classroom Effects: Social Integration and the Persistence of Higher Education Students, Irish Academy of Management, University of Limerick, 2014.

Kelly V. and Dwyer T. (2014) An Examination of the Factors that Result in Retention or Dropout Among Adults in Higher Education, European Conference on Educational Research, Porto, 2014.

Tiernan C., Dwyer T., Mulligan J. and Davies J. (2014) Can Market Orientated Behaviours Lead to the Creation of a Market Oriented Organisational Culture? An Exploration of some Theoretical Evidence, Irish Academy of Management, University of Limerick, 2014.

Tiernan C., Dwyer T., Mulligan and Davies J. (2014) Developing an Appropriate Research Methodology to Investigate Market Oriented Organisational Culture, Irish Academy of Management, University of Limerick, 2014.

Byrne J., Dwyer T. and Doyle D. (2014) An Examination of the Values of a Market Orientated Organisational Culture, Irish Academy of Management, University of Limerick, 2014.

Cross F., Dwyer T. and Doyle D. (2014) Emergent Strategy Development Processes in Small to Medium Sized Firms, Irish Academy of Management, University of Limerick, 2014.

Cross F., Dwyer T. and Doyle D. (2013) An examination of strategy development processes in small to medium sized family firm, Irish Academy of Management, Waterford Institute of Technology, 2013.

Dwyer T. (2013) The influence of classroom based social integration on the intentions of first year students to persist in higher education, Educational Studies Association of Ireland Conference 2013

Dwyer T. (2013) A case study of the impact of the classroom on the persistence intentions of non-traditional students, How Equal, Conference on Access to Higher Education, Higher Education Authority, 2013.

Dwyer T. (2013) The influence of classroom based social integration and active teaching methods on the intentions of first year students to persist in higher education, European Conference on Educational Research, Istanbul, 2013.

Dwyer T. (2012) The influence of classroom based social integration and active teaching methods on the intentions of first year students to persist in higher education, LIN 2012 5th Annual Learning Innovation Network Conference. 


Other Conferences/Seminars

Dwyer T. (2014) Insights into research on the persistence of first year students National Teaching and Learning Forum Seminar: Transition and the First Year Curriculum, Institute of Technology Carlow, May 2014. 

Dwyer T. (2013) The influence of classroom based social integration on the intentions of adult students to persist in higher education, Analysis of Dropout Among Adult Learners throughout Europe conference (ADAALE) EU GRUNDTVIG project, Institute of Technology Carlow, 2013.

 

Research Supervision

Current Research Students for Degree of Masters by Research in Business
  • Morris Samantha, The influence of local authentic food on tourist motivation and satisfaction
  • O’Regan Cynthia, An investigation of the organisational artifacts in market oriented firms
  • Mohan, Ayra, An investigation of social media as a consumer engagement tool for tourist attractions
Past Research Students for Degree of Masters by Research in Business
  • Cross Frances, Strategy Development Processes in Family Firms in the South East of Ireland, 2012.
  • Byrne Jacqueline, An Examination of the Market Orientated Organisational Cultural Elements of Companies, 2013.
  • Tiernan Catherine, An Examination of the Influence of Market-Oriented Behaviours on the Layers of Organisational Culture, 2015.

Engagement and Collaboration

Reviewer for Innovations in Education and Teaching International