Whitaker Institute member Professor Alma McCarthy, Head of the J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics, has been featured in a recent article from The Irish Times. In the piece, Professor McCarthy spoke about how the higher age profile of civil servants could present job opportunities for the younger generation. Read the article here.
Earlier this week, the Whitaker Institute at NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission launched the third phase of Ireland’s National Remote Working survey. The survey is led by Professor Alma McCarthy and Noreen O’Connor at NUI Galway and Tomás Ó Síocháin and Deirdre Frost at the Western Development Commission. The study will provide insights… | Read on »
TAKE THE SURVEY HERE Survey led by NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission is seeking participants to give their experience of remote working one year on from lockdown and future preferences post-pandemic Researchers from the Whitaker Institute at NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission are seeking participants for the annual national remote working… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Professor Kate Kenny, co-leader of the Work, Organizations and Society cluster, has been featured in a recent article from Broadsheet.ie. Excerpts from Professor Kenny’s book Whistleblowing: Towards a New Theory were cited the article which looks at Whistleblowing. Read more here.
Whitaker Institute member Professor Kate Kenny, co-leader of the Work, Organizations and Society cluster, has co-authored a new piece for RTÉ Brainstorm. The article looks at what protections whistleblowers have under Irish and EU law. What protections do whistleblowers have under Irish and EU law? Analysis: Ireland has one of the strongest whistleblower protection legislations in the… | Read on »
On 4 March, the Whitaker Institute was delighted to host Gender and Whistleblowing: A hidden aspect of speaking up. Whistleblowing is increasingly recognized as a vital way to hold organizations to account and keep societies safe. Changes are happening: new legislation is being introduced to protect those who speak up about organizational wrongdoing, including an EU Directive… | Read on »
Whitaker Institute member Dr Deirdre Curran, of the Work, Organizations and Society cluster, spoke with the Workplace Podcast about fairness and justice at work. Speaking about the podcast, Dr Curran notes I was delighted to be in conversation with William Corless @YellowWood podcasts, about justice and fairness at work. You are welcome to agree or… | Read on »
NUI Galway has announced the appointment of Professor Alma McCarthy, member of the Work, Organizations and Society cluster, as the next Head of School at the J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics. Read more from the Irish Examiner.
The Government recently announced the publication of its national remote work strategy report. The report references the remote working surveys carried out by the University’s Whitaker Institute and the Western Development Commission last year. Read more from RTÉ and Eversheds Sutherland. Click here to read more about the findings from the Whitaker Institute and Western Development Commissions… | Read on »
Whistleblowers perform a vital role in society, alerting the public to financial fraud, abuse in institutions and potential environmental disasters. But many genuine whistleblowers find themselves without a source of income and with little prospect of sourcing further work in their chosen career. If this situation does not change, fewer and fewer whistleblowers will come… | Read on »