Category: Corporate governance


Corporate Social Responsibility -the first casualty in Apple ‘truth fight’

Colm O'Doherty 17/09/2016

Colm O'Doherty: Viewed through a Corporate Social Responsibility lens the behaviour of the Irish State and Apple does not stand up to scrutiny. …

The “Sharing” Economy is based on a Fissured Workplace

Paul Sweeney 10/08/2016

Paul Sweeney: Uber and Airbnb are not the Sharing Economy. Instead, they represent a rapid increase in the “Fissured Workplace”. This …

Ethics and regulation: complements, not alternatives

15/05/2013

Last week former Taoiseach and President of IFSC Ireland, John Bruton, said that the banking industry needed "to focus on ethics rather than …

Are worker directors good for business?

Aoife Ní Lochlainn 16/07/2012

Aoife Ní Lochlainn: TASC has today published a report on Worker Directors in Ireland, Good for Business? Worker Participation on Boards. This …

The four factors shifting power away from workers and citizens

Paul Sweeney 23/09/2011

Paul Sweeney: In developed countries, there has been a decline in labour’s share of national income going to wages for many years. This has major …

How well are organisations run?

Slí Eile 22/04/2011

Slí Eile: Nyberg, McCarthy, Doherty and Chopra..a busy fortnight past. Don't miss the following item in the Irish Times of Thursday 21st ("Massive …

How to prevent stunning failures of corporate governance?

Nat O'Connor 14/05/2010

Nat O'Connor: In a major speech on the economy to the North Dublin Chamber of Commerce, the Taoiseach said that "Individuals were left in dominant …

DDDA Reports

26/03/2010

Leaked copies of Professor Niamh Brennan's three reports on the DDDA are available here (thanks to The Story for this link).

Corporate governance: We cannot afford business as usual

Paul Sweeney 13/05/2009

Paul Sweeney: Listening to the anger, frustration and loss of the shareholders of AIB and Irish Nationwide, can anyone believe any more in the bull …

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