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Working Papers

2016

  1. Accountability Processes in Boardrooms: A Conceptual Model of Manager-Non-Executive Director Information Asymmetry
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal (2016)
  2. Financial Sleuthing
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads
  3. Shades of Grey: Directors' Dilemmas
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. A Case of Distortion
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  2. A Concentration of Minds
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads
  3. A typology for exploring the quality of explanations for non-compliance with UK corporate governance regulations
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in The British Accounting Review (2015)
  4. Audit committees: practices, practitioners and praxis of governance
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal (2015)
  5. Reflections on Corporate Governance following Clerys' Closure
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads

2014

  1. Forensic Accounting in a Constitutional Parliamentary Democracy: The Case of Ireland
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Rhetoric and Argument in Social and Environmental Reporting: the Dirty Laundry case
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article in Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal (2014)
  3. The Art of War: The Strategic Use of Ploys and Falsehoods in Business
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads
  4. Through the Glass Ceiling? Influences on and Challenges Faced by Female Partners in Big-4 Accounting Practices
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads
  5. What is Corporate Governance?
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads

2013

  1. Accounting Narratives and Impression Management
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Bank CEOs, executive hubris and the banking crisis
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Behavioural and Psychological influences on Boards
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads
    Also in Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin (2013) Downloads
  4. Dialogism in Corporate Social Responsibility Communications: Conceptualising Verbal Interactions between Organisations and their Audiences
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Business Ethics (2013)
  5. Differentiating Clinical Governance, Clinical Management and Clinical Practice
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (1)
  6. Executive Hubris: The Case of a Bank CEO
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal (2013)
  7. How much should boards know?
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads

2012

  1. An exploration of the relationship between language choice in CEO letters to shareholders and corporate reputation
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Accounting Forum (2012)
  2. Boardroom Feng Shui
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads

2011

  1. A conceptual framework of impression management: new insights from psychology, sociology, and critical perspectives
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (31)
    Also in Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin (2011) Downloads View citations (31)

    See also Journal Article in Accounting and Business Research (2011)
  2. Applying principles of good governance in a school board context
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads
  3. Can Directors Rely on Experts?
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Impression management and retrospective sense-making in corporate narratives: a social psychology perspective
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Journal Article in Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal (2011)

2010

  1. A review of corporate governance research: an Irish perspective
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads
  2. Boards that work - information flow is the key
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads
  3. Rhetoric, argument and impression management in hostile takeover defence documents
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in The British Accounting Review (2010)

2009

  1. Corporate governance, business judgement and the credit crunch
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads
  2. Impression management: developing and illustrating a scheme of analysis for narrative disclosures – a methodological note
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (29)
  3. Towards Ireland Inc, 2014
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads

2008

  1. Corporate governance, accountability and mechanisms of accountability: an overview
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (62)
    See also Journal Article in Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal (2008)
  2. Editor's Introduction. Corporate Governance and Financial Reporting
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. A study of whistleblowing among trainee auditors
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Journal Article in The British Accounting Review (2007)
  2. Discretionary disclosure strategies in corporate narratives: incremental information or impression management?
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (124)
  3. Financial statement fraud: some lessons from US and European case studies
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Australian Accounting Review (2007)

2006

  1. Boards of directors and firm performance: is there an expectations gap?
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Journal Article in Corporate Governance: An International Review (2006)
  2. Training of company directors is now best practice
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads

2005

  1. A new methodology to measure impression management - A linguistic approach to reading difficulty
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads
  2. Accounting expertise in litigation and dispute resolution
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The impact of materiality: accounting’s best kept secret
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance (AAMJAF) (2005)

2004

  1. Alternative Perspectives on Independence of Directors
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Corporate Governance: An International Review (2004)
  2. Board effectiveness and evaluation
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads
  3. Board evaluation
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads
  4. Good faith reporting by trainee auditors
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads
  5. Value for money developments in the Irish health services
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads

2003

  1. A health service that is accountable and value for money
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads
  2. Accounting in crisis: a story of auditing, accounting, corporate governance and market failures
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Are non-executive directors of Irish plcs independent?
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads
  4. Republic of Ireland
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads
    Also in Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin (2001) Downloads
  5. Stock Exchange and Professional Accounting Requirements Applying in Both the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom
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    Also in Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin (2001) Downloads
  6. Value for money and the Irish Health Services
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2002

  1. Education and training of company directors
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads
  2. Learning curve at IoD centre for corporate governance
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads

2001

  1. Accountants' liability for negligence
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Forensic Accounting and the Calculation of Personal Injury Damages
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Forensic accounting and intellectual property infringement
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Forensic accounting and the calculation of commercial damages
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Reporting intellectual capital in annual reports: evidence from Ireland
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (28)
  6. Valuing businesses in a legal context
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (1)

2000

  1. Accountants' reports on profit forecasts: regulation and practice
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads
  2. An empirical examination of forecast disclosure by bidding companies
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Accounting and Business Research (2000)
  3. Corporate reporting on the internet by Irish companies
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin (1998) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Intellectual capital: current issues and policy implications
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (23)
  5. Rhetoric and argument in financial reporting: disclosures in profit forecasts and takeover documents
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (6)
  6. Turnbull puts Risk Management to the Top of Corporate Agendas
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads
  7. Use of the internet by Irish companies for investor relations purposes
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin (2000) Downloads View citations (1)

1999

  1. A comparative analysis of required financial disclosures in US, UK and international accounting standards
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  2. National networks of corporate power: an Irish perspective
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Management & Governance (1998)
  3. Voluntary disclosure of profit forecasts by target companies in takeover bids
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Business Finance & Accounting (1999)

1998

  1. Accounting research: a practical guide
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Disclosure of profit forecasts during takeovers: evidence from directors and advisors
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Employment and remuneration of Irish chartered accountants: evidence of gender differences
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin (1998) Downloads View citations (2)
  4. The 'Old Boys' network and Irish company boards
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads
  5. Voluntary Disclosure of Profit Forecasts: Factors Influencing Information Disclosed during UK Takeover Bids
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads

1997

  1. Corporate Governance Practices in Irish Companies
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Electronic Mail as a Pedagogical Tool to Teach International Accounting
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads

1995

  1. Disclosures in Profit Forecasts: Evidence from UK Takeover Bids
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads

1990

  1. Irish Published Accounts under Scrutiny
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads

1985

  1. Objective tests in financial accounting
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads

1984

  1. Are you Happy with your Accountant?
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads
  2. Debt Collection - A Perennial Problem
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads
  3. The Persistent Taxman
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads
  4. Women in the Profession
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads

1982

  1. Pension Accounting
    Open Access publications, Research Repository, University College Dublin Downloads

Journal Articles

2022

  1. COVID-19 profit warnings: Delivering bad news in a time of crisis
    The British Accounting Review, 2022, 54, (2) Downloads

2021

  1. Connecting earnings management to the real World:What happens in the black box of the boardroom?
    The British Accounting Review, 2021, 53, (6) Downloads
  2. Impression management and Big Four auditors: Scrutiny at a public inquiry
    Accounting, Organizations and Society, 2021, 88, (C) Downloads

2019

  1. 100 PhD rules of the game to successfully complete a doctoral dissertation
    Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 2019, 32, (1), 364-376 Downloads

2018

  1. Do firms effectively communicate with financial stakeholders? A conceptual model of corporate communication in a capital market context
    Accounting and Business Research, 2018, 48, (5), 553-577 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Impression management in annual report narratives: the case of the UK private finance initiative
    Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 2018, 31, (6), 1566-1592 Downloads View citations (3)

2017

  1. A theoretical framework of external accounting communication: Research perspectives, traditions, and theories
    Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 2017, 30, (2), 433-469 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Differentiating control, monitoring and oversight: Influence of power relations on boards of directors – insights from investment fund boards
    Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 2017, 30, (8), 1867-1894 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Explanations for corporate governance non-compliance: A rhetorical analysis
    CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON ACCOUNTING, 2017, 49, (C), 31-56 Downloads View citations (4)

2016

  1. Accountability processes in boardrooms: A conceptual model of manager-non-executive director information asymmetry
    Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 2016, 29, (1), 135-164 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2015

  1. A typology for exploring the quality of explanations for non-compliance with UK corporate governance regulations
    The British Accounting Review, 2015, 47, (1), 85-99 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  2. Audit committees: practices, practitioners and praxis of governance
    Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 2015, 28, (4), 466-493 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2014

  1. Rhetoric and argument in social and environmental reporting: the Dirty Laundry case
    Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 2014, 27, (4), 602-633 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2013

  1. Dialogism in Corporate Social Responsibility Communications: Conceptualising Verbal Interaction Between Organisations and Their Audiences
    Journal of Business Ethics, 2013, 115, (4), 665-679 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Executive hubris: the case of a bank CEO
    Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 2013, 26, (2), 172-195 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2012

  1. An exploration of the relationship between language choice in CEO letters to shareholders and corporate reputation
    Accounting Forum, 2012, 36, (3), 166-177 Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Accounting forum, 2012, 36, (3), 166-177 (2012) Downloads View citations (11)

    See also Working Paper (2012)

2011

  1. A conceptual framework of impression management: new insights from psychology, sociology and critical perspectives
    Accounting and Business Research, 2011, 41, (5), 415-437 Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. Impression management and retrospective sense-making in corporate narratives: A social psychology perspective
    Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 2011, 24, (3), 315-344 Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2010

  1. Rhetoric, argument and impression management in hostile takeover defence documents
    The British Accounting Review, 2010, 42, (4), 253-268 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2009

  1. Methodological Insights: Impression management: Developing and illustrating a scheme of analysis for narrative disclosures – a methodological note
    Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 2009, 22, (5), 789-832 Downloads View citations (39)

2008

  1. Corporate governance, accountability and mechanisms of accountability: an overview
    Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 2008, 21, (7), 885-906 Downloads View citations (75)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2007

  1. A study of whistleblowing among trainee auditors
    The British Accounting Review, 2007, 39, (1), 61-87 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Financial Statement Fraud: Some Lessons from US and European Case Studies
    Australian Accounting Review, 2007, 17, (42), 49-61 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2006

  1. Boards of Directors and Firm Performance: is there an expectations gap?
    Corporate Governance: An International Review, 2006, 14, (6), 577-593 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2005

  1. Corporate governance: Accountability, enterprise and international comparisons, 2005
    The International Journal of Accounting, 2005, 40, (4), 425-428 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The Impact of Materiality: Accounting's Best Kept Secret
    Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance (AAMJAF), 2005, 1, (1), 1-30 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2004

  1. Alternative Perspectives on Independence of Directors
    Corporate Governance: An International Review, 2004, 12, (3), 325-336 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2000

  1. An empirical examination of forecast disclosure by bidding companies
    Accounting and Business Research, 2000, 30, (3), 175-194 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

1999

  1. Voluntary Disclosure of Profit Forecasts by Target Companies in Takeover Bids
    Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, 1999, 26, (7‐8), 883-917 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

1998

  1. Employment and remuneration of Irish chartered accountants: evidence of
    European Accounting Review, 1998, 7, (2), 237-255 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. National Networks of Corporate Power: An Irish Perspective
    Journal of Management & Governance, 1998, 2, (4), 357-379 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

1996

  1. Disclosure of profit forecasts during takeover bids
    European Accounting Review, 1996, 5, (1), 151-155 Downloads View citations (2)
 
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