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Dr Michelle Carr

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Michelle Carr

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Accounting & Finance

Accounting & Finance
O Rahilly Building
University College Cork

021 490 2840 m.carr@ucc.ie

Biography

 

Research Interests

Michelle's PhD research focused on examining the responses of individuals to pressures induced by management control practices during an economic and fiscal crisis. To date, Michelle's research has also investigated clinician awareness of cost information, the role of education in improving resource efficiency and the implementation of interventions designed to improve resource efficiency. She has presented at numerous international and national conferences, and her findings have been published in research journals. She was awarded the Edward Cahill prize for the Best Paper published in the Irish Accounting and Finance Review over a three-year period. Michelle has received research funding to support her research activities

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Research Projects

  • Long Term Resource Allocation and Funding in Primary and Social Care (Health Service Executive) €289,000.00 (01-APR-16 / 01-APR-19)
  • Transforming Students into Active Learners (Other: Not Listed) €1,500.00 (01-JAN-17 / 01-SEP-17)
  • National Academy for the Integration of Research Teaching and Learning (NAIRTL) €5,000.00 ( / )
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Affiliations

  • Committe member, Irish Accounting and Finance Association (/)
  • Committe member, Managment Control Association (/)
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Biography

Dr Michelle Carr is a faculty member at the Cork University Business School. Her research interests lie broadly in the relationship between the operation of management control practices and their effect on motivation and performance. Dr Carr completed her doctoral dissertation at Dublin City University (DCU) which focused on the role of management control practices in a healthcare context during an economic and fiscal crisis.

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Committees

  • Committe member, Business School Group on Academic Standards (/)
  • Committe member, Business School Student Engagement Task Force (/)
  • Committe member, AFIS Research Working Group (/)
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Consultancy

  • Chartered Accountants Ireland : Examiner
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Professional Achievements

Honours and Awards

  • The Irish Accounting Review: The Edward Cahill prize for the best paper in the Irish Accounting Review over a three year period. (2009)
  • University of Limerick: Research Bursary Award (2007)
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Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

Year Publication
2009 The Role of Human Capital in Explaining the Cross-Sectional Variation in FTSE 100 Stock Returns
Carr, M. & O'Brien F (2009) The Role of Human Capital in Explaining the Cross-Sectional Variation in FTSE 100 Stock Returns. : Irish Accounting Review [Details]
2010 Exploring the Potential for Technology to Enhance the Operation of Student Support Centres
Healy, M., McCutcheon, M., O'Sullivan-Rochford, C. & Carr, M (2010) Exploring the Potential for Technology to Enhance the Operation of Student Support Centres. : The Irish Journal of Management (incorporating IBAR) [Details]

Book Chapters

Year Publication
2013 Plastic Products: Case Study on Internal and External Growth
Carr, M. and Cotter, D (2013) Plastic Products: Case Study on Internal and External Growth. : : Chartered Accountants Ireland [Details]
2013 Stationery Products
Carr, M. and Cotter, D (2013) Stationery Products. : : Chartered Accountants Ireland [Details]
2009 Stationery Products Hyndman, N. & McKillop, D
Carr, M. & Cotter, D (2009) Stationery Products Hyndman, N. & McKillop, D. : : The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland [Details]
2009 Plastic Products Hyndman, N. & McKillop, D
Carr, M. & Cotter, D (2009) Plastic Products Hyndman, N. & McKillop, D. : : The Institue of Chartered Accountants in Ireland [Details]

Conference Publications

Year Publication
2017 Complexity and Control: The Role of Professional Infulence
Carr, M., Flood, B., Pierce, P (2017) Complexity and Control: The Role of Professional Infulence. [Details]
2017 The Role of Management Control Practices - An Exploratory Study During An Economic and Fiscal Crisis
Carr, M., Flood, B., Pierce, P (2017) The Role of Management Control Practices - An Exploratory Study During An Economic and Fiscal Crisis. [Details]
2017 Transforming Students into Active Learners: The Use of Technolgy
Carr, M., Flood, B., Pierce, P (2017) Transforming Students into Active Learners: The Use of Technolgy. [Details]
2017 Clinician Response to the Management Control
Carr, M., Flood, B., Pierce, P (2017) Clinician Response to the Management Control. [Details]
2016 ‘Cost of Care Knowledge in Hospital Organisations’
Carr M, Craig R, Gallagher, P, Horgan, M, Hutchinson M, Lavan, A, McInerney (2016) ‘Cost of Care Knowledge in Hospital Organisations’. [Details]
2016 ‘Can Resource Consciousness Be Taught? The Role of Education’
Carr M, Craig R, Gallagher, P, Horgan, M, Hutchinson M, Lavan, A, McInerney (2016) ‘Can Resource Consciousness Be Taught? The Role of Education’. [Details]
2015 A Control Problem: Understanding Developments & Difficulties in Healthcare
Carr. M, Pierce. B, Flood. B (2015) A Control Problem: Understanding Developments & Difficulties in Healthcare. [Details]
2010 Performance Evaluative Style
Carr. M (2010) Performance Evaluative Style. [Details]
2009 Addressing the challenge of studying accounting and finance: initial reflections on the role of a subject support centre . In: Murphy, J. & Higgs, B eds
Healy, M., McCutcheon, M. & Carr, M (2009) Addressing the challenge of studying accounting and finance: initial reflections on the role of a subject support centre . In: Murphy, J. & Higgs, B eds. [Details]
2009 Addressing the challenge of studying accounting and finance: Initial reflections on the role of a subject support centre . In: Murphy, J. & Higgs, B eds
Healy, M., McCutcheon, M. & Carr, M (2009) Addressing the challenge of studying accounting and finance: Initial reflections on the role of a subject support centre . In: Murphy, J. & Higgs, B eds. [Details]
2008 Addressing Subject Anxiety and Student Misconceptions: The Role of Subject Support Centres
Healy, M., McCutcheon, M. & Carr, M (2008) Addressing Subject Anxiety and Student Misconceptions: The Role of Subject Support Centres. [Details]
2008 Challenging Assumptions in Accounting & Finance: Initial Reflections on the Role of a Subject Support Centre
Healy, M., McCutcheon, M. & Carr, M (2008) Challenging Assumptions in Accounting & Finance: Initial Reflections on the Role of a Subject Support Centre. [Details]
2008 An Empirical Investigation into the Role of Human Capital in Explaining the Cross-Sectional Variation of FTSE 100 Returns
Carr, M., & O'Brien F (2008) An Empirical Investigation into the Role of Human Capital in Explaining the Cross-Sectional Variation of FTSE 100 Returns. [Details]
2008 The Role of Subject Support Centres: Reflections from Accounting and Finance
Healy, M., McCutcheon, M. & Carr, M (2008) The Role of Subject Support Centres: Reflections from Accounting and Finance. [Details]
2008 The Conditional Labour CAPM
Carr, M (2008) The Conditional Labour CAPM. [Details]
2008 Addressing Subject Anxiety and Student Misconceptions: the role of subject support centres
Healy, M., McCutcheon, M. & Carr, M (2008) Addressing Subject Anxiety and Student Misconceptions: the role of subject support centres. [Details]
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