Selected Publications


O'Rourke, B. K. (2009). 'Book review: Organizing Identity: Persons and
Organizations `After Theory'. London: SAGE, 2007',Discourse Society, 20, pp. 524-526.

O'Rourke, B. K. (2009). An Overview of  Discourse Analytical Approaches to Research. In: J.
Hogan, P. Dolan and P. Donnelly (eds.), Approaches to Qualitative Research: Theory and Its
Practical Application
. pp. 209-228. Cork: Oak Tree Press.

O'Rourke, B. K. (2008). 'Book review: Business Discourse', Discourse and Communication, 2,
pp. 205-207.

O'Rourke, B. K. (2007). 'Book review: Language, Communication and the Economy.' Discourse
and Society
, 18, pp. 687-689.

O'Rourke, B. K. and M. Pitt (2007). Talking Enterprise and strategy with small firm proprietors
in the celtic tiger. DICOEN IV: Conference. Nottingham: University of Nottingham.

O'Rourke, B. K. and M. Pitt (2007). 'Using the Technology of the Confessional as an Analytical
Resource: Four Analytical Stances Towards Research Interviews in Discourse Analysis [58
paragraphs]', Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 8, p. Art.
3.

O'Rourke, B. K. (2006). ' Book Review: The Language of Work. ' Discourse Studies, 8, pp. 712
714.

O’Rourke, B. K. and M. Pitt (2006). Exploring the discourses of small enterprise proprietors. In:
A. Beverungun, N. Ellis, T. Keenoy, C. Oswick, I. Sabelis and S. Ybema (eds.), Organizational
Discourse:Identity, Ideology and Idiosyncrasy
. pp. 238-244. Leicester: KMCP.

Weller, G. R. and B. K. O’Rourke (2006). Confessing egoism, professing altruism,
constructingvolunteer identity: an empirical analysis of a group of volunteers’ confessions of
ambition, and their function in the construction of volunteer identity. In: A. Beverungun, N.
Ellis, T. Keenoy, C. Oswick, I. Sabelis and S. Ybema (eds.), Organizational Discourse:Identity,
Ideology and Idiosyncrasy
. pp. 339-341. Leicester: KMCP.

O'Rourke, B. K. (2004). A Discourse Analysis of 3  Irish SME Directors' Strategic Discourses.
DIT Discourse Analysis Group Seminar. DIT Aungier Dublin.

O'Rourke, B. K. (2003). 'SME Banking - The Irish-Italian Connection', Business Ireland, pp. 42
43.

O'Neill, M. W. and B. K. O'Rourke (2001). An Exploration of Structural Material Choice
Processes in the Irish Residential Construction Sector. Conference paper presented to the. 2nd
International Construction Marketing Conference
. Building Research Centre, Watford, United
Kingdom.

O'Rourke, B. K. (2000). What Should We Expect to be Different about How Expert Business
Economists Solve Problems. In: L. Borghans, W. H. Gijselaers, Milter, R.G.,  and J. E. Stinson
(eds.), Educational Innovation in Economics and Business III - Innovative Practices in Business
Education
. pp. 419-436. Dordrecht: Kluwer.

O'Rourke, B. K. (1998). Designing Problems to Differentiate the Problem-Solving Approaches
of Experts, Novice and Naïve Business Economists. Educational Innovation in Economics &
Business Annual Conference
. Downtown Cleveland Marriott at the Key Center, Cleveland, Ohio,
U.S.A.

O'Rourke, B. K. (1998). Roles of Economics in Business and Management Education. In: R. G.
Milter, J. E. Stinson and W. H. Gijselaers (eds.), Educational Innovation in Economics and
Business III - Innovative Practices in Business Education
. pp. 51-63. Dordrecht: Kluwer.

O'Rourke, B. K. (1997). 'Economics, Strategy and Business ', Irish Marketing Review, 10, pp.
70-72.

O'Rourke, B. K. (1996). 'Stakeholder Capitalism for the United Kingdom: A journal note ', Irish Marketing Review, 9, pp. 151-152.

O'Rourke, B. K. (1995). 'Marketing's Macroeconomic Context ', Irish Marketing Review, 8,
p. 128.

O'Rourke, B. K. (1994). 'Sweden and the European Union ', Employment International.

O'Rourke, B. K. (1993). 'Marketing Economics', Marketing Communicator, IX.

O'Rourke, B. K.. (1992). 'The Economics of Sexist Pay', Irish Industrial Relations Review, I.

O'Rourke, B. K. (1992). 'A Sceptical Beginners Guide to the Dismal Science', Economic
Affairs
, XII.