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An examination into the changing role of the chief financial officer in Irish listed companies: a 21st century perspective
The role of the CFO is a hotly debated topic. Multiple articles have been written on the subject. Some have advocated that the CFO is now firmly a strategic partner in organisational life, while others see it as a financial ...
Computing careers and Irish higher education: A labour market anomaly
(IP Publishing Ltd, 2007)
This paper explores the impact of developments in the Irish economy and labour market on computing course development in the Irish Higher Education (HE) sector. Extant computing courses change, or new courses are introduced, ...
An investigation into the nature and extent of corporate social responsibility within the top four banks in Ireland
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become a topical debate over the last decade. The CSR concept has been evolving since 1953 and it is primarily concerned with organisations acting responsibly and considering ...
An investigation into the appointment role and success of examinership in Ireland
Overview Legislation governing the process of Examinership was introduced by the Companies (Amendment) Act, 1990.The current economic climate has left many companies facing extreme difficulties meeting financial ...
The capabilities of XML and its interaction with legacy databases
This thesis endeavours to establish which of the applications within the Extensible Markup Language (XML) available at present, meet the requirements of a modem business engaging in Electronic Commerce (E-Commerce) ...
A qualitative investigation of corporate governance in Irish PLC's:the perceptions of auditors
Corporate governance was dominated by corporate scandals across the world involving such companies as Enron, WorldCom, Tyco, Parmalat, Polly Peck, and Maxwell. Over the last two decades a number of reports have been ...
Networking industry and academia: evidence from FUSION projects in Ireland
Graduate development programmes such as FUSION continue to be seen by policymakers, higher education institutions and SMEs as a primary means of strengthening higher education-to-business links and in turn improving the ...
What influences accounting student’s attitudes towards the accounting profession - a north west experience
This study explores several issues which have been linked with influencing a student’s attitude toward the accounting profession. These issues include the factors that influence their choice of career, their decision to ...
Using formative assessment to teach academic writing skills at Level 9
To ascertain student perceptions of the usefulness of formative assessment in the teaching and learning of academic writing skills at level 9.