News for: Performance Management

Professor Emer Mulligan Presents at the EU Parliament’s tax sub-committee (FISC)

Professor  Emer Mulligan, participated as an expert panellist at the recent public hearing of the EU Parliament’s tax sub-committee (FISC).  The hearing addressed “How to reinforce the regulation of intermediaries to create an intermediary sector that ensures a fair and user-friendly tax system?”. Professor Mulligan emphasised the need to examine the extent to which existing… | Read on »

Watch – The use of informal controls and evasion of formal management controls by middle managers

On 23 March, the Whitaker Institute was delighted to host The use of informal controls and evasion of formal management controls by middle managers. In our talk/webinar we presented findings from our research into how middle managers simultaneously engage in different strategic roles and their use of formal and informal control practices across these roles. Using data… | Read on »

Local Authority Finances 2022 Edition

The Whitaker Institute at NUI Galway has launched the 2022 edition of the local authority finances website. Compiled by Dr. Gerard Turley and Stephen McNena, the 2022 local authority budgeted income and expenditure data are available on the online platform www.localauthorityfinances.com. According to the authors, “A goal of any university is to contribute to place… | Read on »

Local Authority Times – After Lockdown

Whitaker Institute members Dr Gerard Turley and Mr Stephen McNena, of the Performance Management cluster, have written a new article for the Local Authority Times winter edition. The piece looks at the local economy post lockdown and local authority finances. The article is available to read here (pg. 2).

We found it!: The missing link in management control systems in Not for Profit (NPO) Organizations

Drs. Frank Conaty and Geraldine Robbins presented their research findings at a well attended webinar on October 20th:  We found it!: The missing link in management control systems in Not for Profit Organizations (NPOs).   They identify the recognition and monitoring of service user advocacy within NPO organisations (‘internal advocacy’) as part of the Management Control… | Read on »

Local Authority Times

Whitaker Institute members Dr Gerard Turley and Stephen McNena, of the Performance Management cluster, have written an article for the recent issue of Local Authority Times. The piece looks at the model designed by Dr Turley and Mr McNena for estimating top-up or so called equalisation grants for local councils with inadequate revenue bases. Read the… | Read on »

Here are the 5 most popular queries about paying tax in Ireland

Whitaker Institute members Prof Emer Mulligan and Dr Margaret O’Neill have written a new article for RTÉ Brainstorm. The article looks at the most common queries that came up in Ireland’s first free tax clinic. Here are the 5 most popular queries about paying tax in Ireland Analysis: from credits and allowances to the PUP,… | Read on »

Global Corporation Tax

Now that 130 countries have endorsed an OECD plan for global corporation tax harmonisation, Whitaker Institute member Professor Emer Mulligan, of the Performance Management cluster, discussed the future for multinationals in Ireland with AFP – Agence France Presse. Read more from The Australian, Barron’s, Gulf News, rfi.fr, and RTÉ.ie.