Scaling Masterclasses

Scaling Masterclasses 2020

  • In 2020, J. E. Cairnes School of Business, University of Galway in collaboration with Galway Technology Centre (GTC) delivered a Galway-based program to support founders and senior management of Growth-stage Tech companies to scale their business successfully. See an independent report and unsolicited participant comments on our 2020 masterclass series here
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Case Study: Qualtrics – Journey of Rapid International Expansion

  • Esther Tippmann (University of Galway) and Sinead Monaghan (Trinity College Dublin) penned this case to provide material for class discussion to study management of rapid international expansion in a US-based SaaS/born-digital firm.

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Scale Up Ventures

Uncovering distinct “Scale-up modes” of scaling firms

  • Esther Tippmann (NUI Galway), Dorota Piaskowska (University College Dublin) and Sinead Monaghan (Trinity College Dublin) explore distinct scale-up modes for scaling firms and offer directions for future research on scaling strategies. 
  • Published in: Long Range Planning
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Discovering early indicators of very long-term new venture performance

  • Jonathan Levie (NUI Galway) and Eli Gimmon (Tel-Hai College, Israel) identify the early indicators of very long-term performance of high technology new ventures (HTNVs) through a meticulous panel study spanning 20 years.

  • Published in: Academy of Management Discoveries
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Global Scaling

Insights on Internationalization of ‘Born Digitals’ Firms

  • Esther Tippmann (University of Galway), Nicole Coviello (Lazaridis School of Business and Economics) and Sinead Monaghan (Trinity College Dublin) explain what is unique about the internationalization of ‘born digitals’ and offer directions for future research.
  • Published in: Journal of International Business Studies.
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Global Scaling – How to Scale a Business Globally

  • Esther Tippmann (University of Galway), Becky Reuber (University of Toronto) and Sinead Monaghan (Trinity College Dublin) develop insights on global scaling, a very prevalent phenomena in the contemporary business world. In an editorial for the Journal of International Business Studies, they open the dialogue by explaining the relevance of global scaling and call on business scholars for further research in this area. In an empirical paper, published in the Global Strategy Journal, they explain how globally scaling businesses can navigate the paradox of global scaling.

  • Published in: Journal of International Business Studies, Global Strategy Journal and Rotman Management Magazine
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Case Study: Qualtrics – Journey of Rapid International Expansion

  • Esther Tippmann (University of Galway) and Sinead Monaghan (Trinity College Dublin) penned this case to provide material for class discussion to study management of rapid international expansion in a US based SaaS/born digital firm.
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Selecting locations for international offices: A tool for scale-ups

  • The article “Greenfield FDI attractiveness index: a machine learning approach” presents an index to evaluate the potential of countries for greenfield investment. The study also develops specific indexes for three relevant sectors: energy, information and communication technologies (ICT), and financial services.
  • Published in: Competitiveness Review
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Which hybrid work model is best for your business?

  • Esther Tippmann (University of Galway), Pamela Sharkey Scott (Dublin City University), and Mark Gantly (NUI Galway) discuss how businesses, including scaling businesses, leverage the rise of remote working to grow their business. In the article, published in the Harvard Business Review, they present four hybrid work models to be considered based on two factors: the core tasks and the importance of having employees in international markets. 
  • Published in: Harvard Business Review
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Research

Fostering innovation in remote work

  • Esther Tippmann (NUI Galway), Pamela Sharkey Scott (DCU Business School) and Mark Gantly (University of Galway) explore how leaders can stimulate innovation in remote work.
  • Published in: MIT Sloan Management Review
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Case Study: Qualtrics – Journey of Rapid International Expansion

  • Esther Tippmann (University of Galway) and Sinead Monaghan (Trinity College Dublin) penned this case to provide material for class discussion to study management of rapid international expansion in a US based SaaS/born digital firm.
  • Click here for Spotlight

Insights on Internationalization of ‘Born Digitals’ Firms

  • Esther Tippmann (Univeristy of Galway), Nicole Coviello (Lazaridis School of Business and Economics) and Sinead Monaghan (Trinity College Dublin) explain what is unique about the internationalization of ‘born digitals’ and offer directions for future research.
  • Published in: Journal of International Business Studies.
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Global Scaling – a logic of multinationalization – a highly prevalent, but under-researched phenomenon

  • Esther Tippmann (Univeristy of Galway), Becky Reuber (University of Toronto) and Sinead Monaghan (Trinity College Dublin) draw attention to a research gap in the area of global scaling, a very prevalent phenomena in the contemporary business world. They open the dialogue by explaining the relevance of global scaling and call on business scholars for further research in this area.
  • Published in: Journal of International Business Studies
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Uncovering distinct “Scale-up modes” of scaling firms

  • Esther Tippmann (Univeristy of Galway), Dorota Piaskowska (University College Dublin) and Sinead Monaghan (Trinity College Dublin) explore distinct scale-up modes for scaling firms and offer directions for future research on scaling strategies. 
  • Published in: Long Range Planning
  • Click here for Spotlight

Discovering early indicators of very long-term new venture performance

  • Jonathan Levie (University of Galway) and Eli Gimmon (Tel-Hai College, Israel) identify the early indicators of very long-term performance of high technology new ventures (HTNVs) through a meticulous panel study spanning 20 years.
  • Published in: Academy of Management Discoveries
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Removing the challenges facing start-up founders in Ireland

  • Scale Ireland have just released headline results of their ‘State of Start-ups’ Survey in their first Regional Start-up Summit. The event was held in Cork on 28th January 2022 and was addressed by leaders from the start-up and scale-up communities, government, and academia. The survey highlights critical issues reported by start-up founders including finance, employment, taxation, state assistance, gender and climate.
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