Eoin Whelan


Eoin Whelan is a Lecturer in Business Information Systems at the National University of Ireland, Galway. He is also a visiting professor at the Institute d’Economie Scientifique et de Gestion (IESEG), France. He received his PhD from NUI Galway in 2010. His current research interests focus upon understanding how social media technologies influence worker stress, decision making, productivity, creativity, and work-life conflict. His publications have appeared in the 3* journals MIT Sloan Management Review, Information Systems Journal, R&D Management, Journal of Information Technology, and Information & Organization. The findings of his research have also been featured in mainstream international outlets such as Forbes, Financial Times, Fortune, Reuters, Irish Independent, and the Irish Times. He is a Senior Editor of Information & Organization, and Information Technology & People. Prior to becoming an academic, Eoin held a variety of business analyst positions in Ireland, New Zealand, and the US. He can be reached at eoin.whelan@nuigalway.ie

It was a dark and stormy night

The Real Story Behind Big Data

by , et al.Issue: November / December 2017

Analytics may rule the digital age, but it still needs good old-fashioned storytelling to create real value.
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The Perils of Democratic Decision Making

by , et al.Issue: January / February 2016

Enterprise social software enables members of the corporate masses to have more influence over the organizations that employ them — but that isn’t always a good thing.