News for: Work, Society And Governance

IBEC Voices – The Future of Work and the Workplace

Whitaker Institute member Professor Alma McCarthy, Head of J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics, contributed to a recent episode of IBEC Voices podcast. The episode discussed the future of work in a post-Covid world. Click here to listen to the episode. To read more about the findings of the Whitaker Institute and Western Development Commission’s… | Read on »

Remote Working in Ireland

On Tuesday, the Whitaker Institute and Western Development Commission launched the findings of the third national remote working survey, which found 95% of people want to continue working remotely in some form after the pandemic. The findings garnered significant media attention, which is available to read below. Click here to read more about the findings… | Read on »

National Competitiveness and Productivity Council Bulletin 21-3 Remote Working: Implications for Competitiveness and Productivity

The National Competitiveness and Productivity Council has released a new bulletin on remote working which cited the Whitaker Institute and Western Development Commissions Remote Working Surveys. The bulletin examines the remote working experience in Ireland to date and focuses on the impact of remote working on enterprises, and how a new type of blended working… | Read on »

Third Phase of Ireland’s National Remote Working Survey

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 »

Third Phase of National Remote Working Survey Launched

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 »

Broadsheet.ie – David Langwallner: Whistling In The Light

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.

RTÉ Brainstorm – What protections do whistleblowers have under Irish and EU law?

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 »

Gender and Whistleblowing: A hidden aspect of speaking up

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 »