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  • Pension provision by small employers in Ireland: an analysis of PRSAs using bounded rationality theory 

    Maloney, Maureen (2014)
    This paper applies the theory of bounded rationality to study small employer pension provision decision-making in Ireland. PRSA pension products were intended to provide inexpensive, flexible pension options, particularly ...
  • Pension provision by small employers in Ireland: an analysis of Personal Retirement Savings Account (PRSA) using bounded rationality theory 

    Maloney, Maureen; McCarthy, Alma (Sciendo De Gruyter, 2017-12-29)
    This paper applies a model of bounded rationality to study small employer pension provision decision-making in Ireland. PRSA pension products were intended to provide inexpensive, flexible pension options, particularly ...
  • Pension scheme defaults: questionable foundations and unconsidered outcomes 

    Maloney, Maureen (2015-03-27)
    Inertia, the behaviour of doing nothing and allowing the current situation to prevail, is reported in many empirical pension studies. However, the reasons for the behaviour are not agreed. Various explanations include: ...
  • Perceptions of information system success in the public sector: Webmasters at the steering wheel? 

    Scott, Murray (Emerald, 2012)
    Purpose - This study explores the relationships between constructs of Information System (IS) success in the public sector, as perceived by webmaster intermediaries, and investigates how user testing affects these ...
  • Perceptions of low cost carriers compliance with EU legislation on optional extras 

    Barry, Chris; Hogan, Mairéad; Torres, Ann M. (2011)
    Low-cost carriers (LCCs) market their flights as low cost and, so, aim to garner as much additional revenue as possible from ancillary services such as baggage and priority boarding. The airlines therefore encourage purchase ...
  • Performance, Position and Competition between Places 

    Garvey, Eoghan; Keane, Michael J.; Cullinan, John (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2008)
    The paper uses a finite mixture modelling approach to investigate the likely determinants of relative economic performance of Irish towns. The particular success factors that we focus on are measures of connectivity, ...
  • Personal versus societal preferences in contingent valuation assessments 

    Howley, Peter; Hynes, Stephen; O'Donoghue, Cathal (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2010-12)
    Contingent valuation has been used extensively in estimating the value of environmental goods. One criticism of this approach, however, is that respondents in referendum-style contingent valuation surveys may express ...
  • Perspectives: A study of the innovation management capability of an Irish SME, as perceived by the key players in the innovation process 

    Ansbro, Caitriona (2009-09)
    One of the biggest challenges facing organisations today is to consistently and sustainably innovate. This must be achieved in the face of global recession, intense competition and demanding dynamic markets. It cannot be ...
  • Post-privatised shop steward organisation and union renewal 

    Dundon, Tony (Industrial Relations Journal, 1998)
    Using an ethnographic case study approach this article provides empirical evidence concerning the response of local union stewards to managerial-led change during and after the process of privatisation. Evidence supports ...
  • Postponing Maternity in Ireland 

    O'Donoghue, Cathal; O'Shea, Eamon (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2004)
    As in many other developed countries, Ireland in recent decades has experienced a postponement of maternity. In this paper we consider the main trends in this phenomenon, considering changes in first and later births ...
  • Power and the construction of independence in ICTD organizations 

    Kenny, Kate (Taylor & Francis, 2013-07-04)
    How do powerful vested interests continue to influence ICT for development (ICTD) projects? In this paper, instead of adopting a macro-level analysis, I take an in-depth, ethnographic approach to focus on work practices ...
  • Preferences and Multiple Use Forest Management 

    Van Rensburg, Thomas M. (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2004)
    This paper offers evidence relevant to the debate regarding the use of stated willingnessto- pay as a guide to public preferences about environmental management, and the possibility that individuals have distinct preferences ...
  • Presenting the un-presentable: how to display data for decision making 

    Acton, Thomas; van der Heijden, Hans; Golden, William (2008-10-20)
    A concern with computer systems is how best to present onscreen data. This can be particularly problematic for large quantities of data and in contexts of organisational and managerial decision making. Another concern ...
  • A Primer on the Tools and Concepts of Comutable Economics.? 

    Velupillai, K. Vela. (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2004)
    Computability theory came into being as a result of Hilbert s attempts to meet Brouwer s challenges, from an intuitionistc and constructive standpoint, to formalism as a foundation for mathematical practice. Viewed this ...
  • Proceedings of the 1st IAIS workshop on Cloud computing research 

    Clohessy, Trevor (NUI Galway, 2013-09-27)
    National University of Ireland, Galway is proud to host the first IAIS Workshop on Cloud Computing Research (IWCCR) on Sep 27, 2013. The workshop is supported by the Irish chapter of the Association for Information Systems ...
  • Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities in a Mathematical Mode 

    Velupillai, K. Vela (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2006)
    The claim in this paper is that Sraffa employed a rigorous logic of mathematical reasoning in his book, Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities (PCC), in such a mode that all existence proofs were constructive. ...
  • Production, information and property regimes : efficiency implications in the case of economies of scope 

    Steele, Scott R. (National University of Ireland, Galway, 1998-04)
    A conceptual model and numerical example are used to show that private property regimes are not necessarily preferable to common property regimes on efficiency grounds when: (1) agents are risk averse; (2) exogenous ...
  • Project managers - do they need to be certified? 

    McHugh, Orla; Mairéad, Hogan (springer, 2008)
    The purpose of this study is to examine the drivers behind the certification of project managers in Irish organizations, to identify the benefits and drawbacks of project management certification and to determine whether ...
  • Proximity by Numbers 

    Duddy, Conal; Piggins, Ashley (National University of Ireland, Galway, 2009-11)
    Imagine that everyone in a group chooses a real number and then these numbers are combined to produce a group number. Suppose that when everyone moves strictly closer to some individual¿s number, the group number either ...
  • The psychological contract: a critical review 

    Cullinane, Niall; Dundon, Tony (International Journal of Management Reviews, 2006)
    Literature on the psychological contract has blossomed progressively over the last ten years to the extent that it is now firmly located within the lexicon of the Human Resource Management (HRM) discipline. Yet as this ...