Aisling Bonner

Areas of Expertise

Operations & Services Futures, Entrepreneurial & Innovative Futures, Operations & Supply Chain Management, Innovation Roadmaps & Processes, Leadership & Organisational Learning




Aisling Bonner is an Assistant Lecturer in Operations and Supply Chain Management in the Department of Business at the Atlantic Technological University, Donegal. She lectures on a range of undergraduate modules in the areas of Quantitative Methods, Operations Management and Supply Chain Management.

Aisling received her Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Management and a Master of Business by Research from Letterkenny Institute of Technology. Her MBus project concerned social capital dimensions and their influence on operational performance in Irish businesses. Aisling is currently undertaking a PhD in the area of Operations Management at Ulster University Business School. Her current project investigates the impact of precarious employment on operational performance. Before joining ATU as an Assistant Lecturer, Aisling worked in a range of front and back-office roles in the hospitality industry and worked as a project administrator for a number of Erasmus+ funded projects at LYIT.

Research Innovation & Engagement

Aisling is particularly interested in the research area of behavioural operations. Her recent publications include:

  • Cadden, T. and Bonner, A. (2022) ‘Culture in buyer-supplier relationships in a supply chain’, in Soares, A., ed., Handbook of Research Methods on Supply Chain Management, UK: Edward Elgar.
  • Stephens, S., McLaughlin, C., Ryan, L., Catena, M. and Bonner, A. (2022) Entrepreneurial ecosystems: multiple domains, dimensions and relationships. Journal of Business Venturing Insights,
  • Bonner, A., Onofrei, G., Humphreys, P., Margey, M. and Cadden, T. (2021) Entrepreneurial versus cooperative social capital: The impact on operational performance. Business Strategy and The Environment, 1-12,