Head of Program, BA International Management & Marketing and BA Human Resource Management & Leadership
Jennifer Hynes earned a PhD in Organisational Psychology/Behaviour from Trinity College Dublin, for which she was awarded a studentship. In her PhD thesis, she investigated workaholism from a transdisciplinary multilevel perspective. Jenny also holds a Master of Education, a Master of International Economics, a Bachelor of Business Studies, and a Cambridge Certificate in teaching English to non-native speakers (CELTA).
Her research interests lie in the area of workplace wellbeing, which entails motivation, stress, burnout, work engagement and effective ways to promote positive work psychology. She has presented at several conferences and workshops on the topic and has developed workplace wellbeing programmes for companies. More broadly, Jenny enjoys an array of topics within workplace psychology, sociology, and economics.
Jenny designs her courses with enjoyment and employability in mind. Prior to joining Berlin International University of Applied Sciences, she worked as a lecturer at Trinity College Dublin and the Marino Institute of Education.
Selection of Publications and events:
- Hynes, J. (2022). Managing Workplace Burnout. Accountancy Plus. The Official Journal of the Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA Ireland). (In press)
- Dolphin, C, & Hynes, J. (2022, August 13). Emergency remote teaching- learning from and in a crisis. Using lessons from Irish Primary School Teachers to inform digital strategy for schools. ILTA Online Winter Conference, Dublin, Ireland.
- Lu, C, Hynes, J., & Koc, H. (2022). Irish and Chinese white-collar employees’ attitudes towards remote working –A focus on work-life balance in Multinational companies. Working paper.
- Hynes, J., Grujić, N., & Fu, Na. (2022). Transitioning from the traditional office to the digital office: Lessons for future flexibility. Working paper. Hynes, J. & Cullinane, S. J. (2021). A transdisciplinary model on workaholism within Higher Education. British Academy of Management Conference in the Cloud.
- Hynes, J. & Cullinane, S. J. (2021). A multilevel transdisciplinary exploration of the cognitive, emotional, motivational, and behavioural elements of workaholism in Higher Education. British Academy of Management Conference in the Cloud.
- Hynes, J. (2021, March). Speaker on the Wellness, mental health, and smart buildings stage. Workplace & Facilities Expo. Dublin, Ireland.
- Hynes, J. (2021, January 14). Managing stress in 2021 [Webinar]. Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland.
- Hynes, J. (2020, November 18). Burnout and stress at work [Webinar]. Workplace Well-being Ireland.
- Hynes, J. & Cullinane, S. J. (2020). A Qualitative Exploration of the Psychological, Social and Economic Factors Influencing Educator Workaholic Behaviour, Education Studies Association of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland.
- Hynes, J. & Cullinane, S. J. (2017). Employee Burnout under a Workaholic Manager, European Academy of Work and Organisational Psychology, Dublin, Ireland.