Queen's Management School

Research publications

 

Accountability in the Charity and Public Sectors

 

Connolly, C. and Hyndman, N. (2017), ‘The donor-beneficiary charity accountability paradox: a tale of two stakeholders’, Public Money & Management, Vol. 37, No. 3, pp.157-164.

Connolly, C. (With Wall, A.) (2016), ‘Implementing IFRSs in the UK Devolved Administrations’, Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 198-225.

Connolly, C. (2016), The Use of Visual Images by Irish Overseas Aid Organisations on the Front Covers of their Annual Reports, The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland: Dublin, 41 pp.

Hyndman, N. (2016), ‘Accrual accounting, politicians and the UK – with the benefit of hindsight’, Public Money & Management, Vol. 36, No. 7, p. 477-479.

Hyndman, N. and Liguori, M. (2016), ‘Justifying accounting change through global discourses and legitimation strategies. The case of the UK central government’, Accounting and Business Research, Vol. 46, No. 4, pp. 390-421.

Hyndman, N. and McConville, D. (2016), ‘Transparency in reporting on charities’ efficiency: A framework for analysis’, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Vol. 45, No. 4, pp. 844-865.

Liguori, M. (With Steccolini, I. and Rota, S.) (2016), ‘Studying administrative reforms through textual analysis: the case of Italian central government accounting’, International Review of Administrative Sciences, Vol. 84, No. 3, pp.xx.

Connolly, C. (With Dhanani, A.) (2015) ‘Non-governmental Organizational Accountability:  Talking the Talk and Walking the Walk? Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 129, No. 3, 2015, pp. 613-637.

Hyndman, N. and Liguori, M. (2015), Central government accounting: arguing for and legitimating change, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland: Edinburgh, 71 pp.   

Connolly, C., Hyndman, N. and McConville, D. (2014), ‘UK charity accounting: developments, issues and recent research’ in Z. Hoque and L. Parker (eds.), Performance management in nonprofit organizations: global perspectives, Chapter 8, Routledge Taylor & Francis: New York.

Hyndman, N., Liguori, M. and Polzer, T. (With Meyer, R., Rota, S. and Seiwald, J.) (2014), ‘The translation and sedimentation of accounting reforms. A comparison of the UK, Austrian and Italian experiences’, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Vol. 25, Nos.4/5, pp. 388-408.

Hyndman, N. (With Ezzamel, M., Johnsen, A. and Lapsley, I.)  (2014), ‘Reforming central government:  an evaluation of an accounting innovation’, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Vol. 25, Nos.4/5, pp. 409-422.

Liguori, M. (With Sicilia M. and Steccolini I.) (2014), ‘Public value as “performance”: politicians’ and managers’ perspectives on the importance of budgetary, accruals and non-financial measures’, in J. Guthrie, G. Marcon, S. Russo and F. Farneti (eds.), Public Value and Performance Management, Measurement and Reporting, pp. 85-104, Emerald: Bingley

Liguori, M. (With Steccolini I.) (2014), ‘Accounting, innovation and public-sector change. Translating reforms into change?’, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Vol. 25, Nos.4/5, pp. 319-323.

Connolly, C. and Hyndman, N. (2013), ‘Towards Charity Accountability: Narrowing the Gap Between Provision and Needs?’, Public Management Review, Vol. 15, No. 7, pp. 945-968.

Connolly, C. and Hyndman, N. (2013), Charity Accountability in the UK: Through the Eyes of the Donor’, Qualitative Research in Accounting and Management, Vol. 10, Nos. 3/4, pp. 259-278.

Connolly, C., (With Wall, A.) (2013), ‘IFRS and the Public Sector’, Accountancy Ireland, June, Vol. 45, No. 3, pp. 68-69.

Connolly, C. (With Dhanani, A.) ‘Exploring the Discharge of E-countability by Charities’, Journal of Applied Accounting Research, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 108-126.

Connolly, C. and Hyndman, N. (With Dhanani, A. (2013), The Accountability Mechanisms and Needs of External Charity Stakeholders, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants’ Research Report (No. 132), Certified Accountants Educational Trust, London, April, 80 pp.

Connolly, C., Hyndman, N. and McConville, D. (2013), ‘Conversion Ratios, Efficiency and Obfuscation: A Study of the Impact of Changed UK Charity Accounting Requirements on External Stakeholders’, Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 785-804.

Connolly, C., Hyndman, N. and McConville, D. (2013), ‘UK charity accounting: an exercise in widening stakeholder engagement’, The British Accounting Review, Vol. 45, No. 1, pp. 58-69.

Connolly, C. (With Wall, A.) (2013), The Implementation of IFRS in the UK Devolved Administrations, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, Edinburgh, pp. 1-71.

Connolly, C. and Kelly, M. (2013), ‘(Un)intended consequences of the big society for social enterprise organisations’, Accounting, Finance & Governance Review, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 19-36.

Connolly, C. (With Dhanani, A.) (2012), ‘Discharging Not-for-profit Accountability: UK Charities and Public Discourse’, Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Vol. 25, No. 7, pp. 1140-1169.

Connolly, C. (With Wall, A.) (2012), ‘Implementing IFRSs in the Public Sector: Caveats from a Case Within the UK’, Public Money & Management, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 53-60.

Liguori, M. (2012), ‘Radical Change, Accounting and Public Sector Reforms: A Comparison of Italian and Canadian Municipalities’, Financial Accountability & Management, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 437-463.

Liguori, M. (With  Sicilia, M. and Steccolini, I.) (2012), ‘Some Like It Non-Financial... Politicians’ and Managers’ Views on the Importance of Accounting Information’, Public Management Review, Vol. 14, No 7, pp. 903-922

Liguori, M. (With Steccolini, I.) (2012), ‘Accounting change: explaining the outcomes, interpreting the process’, Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 27-70.

Financial Institutions


 

McKillop, D.G. and Quinn, B. (2017), ‘Irish credit unions: Differential regulation based on business model complexity’, The British Accounting Review, Vol. 49, No. 2, pp.230–241.

French, D. and McKillop, D.G. (2016), ‘Financial literacy and over-indebtedness in low-income households’, International Review of Financial Analysis, Vol. 48, pp.1–11.

McKillop, D.G. (With Goddard, J. and Wilson, J.) (2016), ‘Regulatory Change and Capital Adjustment of US Credit Unions’, Journal of Financial Services Research, Vol. 50, No. 1, pp. 29-55.

McKillop, D.G. (With Wilson, J.), (2015), ‘Credit Unions as Cooperative Institutions: Distinctiveness, Performance and Prospects’, Social and Environmental Accountability Journal, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp.96–112.

McKillop, D.G. and Quinn, B. (2015), ‘Web Adoption by Irish Credit Unions: Performance Implications’, Annals of Public and Cooperative, Vol. 86, No. 3, pp. 421-443.

McKillop, D.G. (With Goddard, J. and Wilson, J.) (2014), ‘US Credit Unions: Survival, consolidation and growth’, Economic Inquiry, Vol. 52, No. 1, pp. 304-319. 

McKillop, D.G. (With Goddard, J., Hong Liu, and Wilson, J.) (2014), ‘The Size Distribution of US Banks and Credit Unions’, International Journal of Economics and Business, Vol. 21, No.1, pp. 139-156,

McKillop, D.G., and Quinn, B. (With Glass, J.C.) (2014), ‘Modelling the Performance of Irish Credit Unions, 2002 to 2010’, Financial Accountability & Management, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 430–453.

McKillop, D.G. (With Goth, P. and Wilson, J.) (2012), Corporate Governance in Canadian and US Credit Unions, Filene Research Institute: Madison Wisconsin.

McKillop, D.G., and Quinn, B. (With Glass, J.C. and Wilson, J.) (2012), ‘Cooperative bank efficiency in Japan: A Parametric Distance Function Analysis’, The European Journal of Finance, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 291-317.

Managing in the Charity and Public Sectors

 

Hyndman, N. (2017), ‘The charity sector – changing times, changing challenges’, Public Money & Management, Vol. 37, No. 3, pp.149-153.

Connolly, C. (With Wall, A.) (2016), ‘Value capture: a valid means of funding PPPs?’, Financial Accountability & Management, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 157-178.

Connolly, C. (With Connolly, D., Ihebuzor, N. and Macaluso, A.) (2016), Strengthening the Education System and Building Peace through Results Based Financing in DR Congo: A Research Project for Cordaid, The Hague Institute for Global Justice: Netherlands, 89 pp.

Hyndman, N. (With Lapsley, I.) (2016), ‘New Public Management: The Story Continues’, Financial Accountability & Management, Vol. 32, No. 4, p. 385-408.

Hyndman, N. and Liguori, M. (2016), ‘Public Sector Reforms: Changing Contours on an NPM Landscape’, Financial Accountability & Management, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 5-32.

Melo, S. (2016), ‘The impact of accreditation on healthcare quality improvement: a qualitative case study’, Journal of Health, Organisation and Management, Vol. 30, No. 8, pp. 1242-1258.

Murphy, J. (With McDowell, S. and Braniff, M.) (2016), ‘Historical Dialogue and Memory in Policing Change: the Case of the Police in Northern Ireland’, Memory Studies, Vol. 4, No. 10, pp. 1-17.

Nolte, I. (With Martin, E. and Vitolo, E.) (2016), ‘The Four Cs of Disaster Partnering: Communication, Cooperation, Coordination and Collaboration’, Disasters, Vol. 40, No. 4, 2016, pp. 621-643.

 Currie, D. (With Teague, P.) (2015), ‘Conflict Management in Public-Private Partnerships: The Case of the London Underground’, Negotiation Journal , Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 237-267.

Murphy, J. (With McDowell, S., Braniff, M.) (2015), ‘Spacing Commemorative-related Violence in Northern Ireland: Assessing the implications for a society in transition’, Space and Polity, Vol. 3, No. 19, pp. 231-243.

Liguori, M. (With Ditillo A., Sicilia M. and Steccolini I.) (2015), ‘Control patterns in hybrid relationships: it matters what you do, not who you are’, Public Administration, Vol. 93, No. 1, 2015, pp. 212-229.

Liguori, M. (With Ditillo A., Sicilia M. and Steccolini I.) (2014), ‘Control patterns in hybrid relationships: it matters what you do, not who you are’, Public Administration, Vol. 93, No. 1, pp. 212–229.

Polzer, T. (With Egger-Peitler I.) (2014), ‘Open Data: European Ambitions and Local Efforts. Experiences from Austria’, in M. Gascó-Hernández (ed.), Open Government: Opportunities and Challenges for Public Governance, Springer: New York.

Nolte, I. (With Boenigk, S.) (2013), ‘A Study of ad hoc Network Performance in Disaster Response’, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, Vol. 42, No. 1, 2013, pp. 148-173.

Connolly, C. (With Wall, A.) (2012), ‘The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Public-Private Partnerships: A UK Perspective’, in C. Greve and G. Hodge (eds.), Rethinking Public-Private Partnerships: Strategies for Turbulent Times, Chapter 2, pp. 33-56, Routledge: London.

Liguori, M. (2012), ‘The supremacy of the sequence: key elements and dimensions in the process of change’, Organization Studies, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 507-539.

Liguori, M. (With Sicilia M. and Steccolini I.) (2012), ‘Politicians and Administrators: Two characters in search for a... role’, in G. Valotti and G. Tria (eds.), Reforming the Public Sector: How to Make the Difference?, pp.157-173, Brookings Institution Press: Washington DC.

Nolte, I. (With Martin, E. and Boenigk, S.) (2012), ‘Cross-Sectoral Coordination of Disaster Relief’, Public Management Review, Vol. 14, No. 6, 2012, pp. 707-730.

Nolte, I. (With Boenigk, S. and Bösener, K.) (2012), ‘The Low Use of E-Government Services among Citizens – An Empirical Study and Managerial Implications for Public Authorities’, Zeitschrift für betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung, Vol. 64, No. 5, 2012, pp. 341-360.