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Ms Michelle Carr

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Accounting & Finance
University College Cork
Cork University Business School

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Biography

Dr Michelle Carr is a Senior Lecturer in Management Accounting in the Department of Accounting and Finance, Cork University Business School (CUBS), University College Cork (UCC). She is currently Discipline Head of Accounting and Academic Director of the M.Sc. Management Information and Managerial Accounting Degree at UCC. Michelle's research interests focus on performance measurement systems and management control. Specifically, she has investigated the use of performance measurement systems in organisations pursuing regulatory reform, the performance implications of using combinations of management controls systems, and the use of management controls in complex professional dominated organisations. Michelle completed her PhD in 2017 in DCU. Michelle coordinates and lectures in the subjects Cost Management Systems and Performance Control Systems

Languages

  • English
  • French
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Grants and Honours

  • 01/01/2017 - Transforming Students into Active Learners, AC - Teaching and Learning Committee
  • 01/04/2016 - Long Term Resource Allocation and Funding in Primary and Social Care (Health Service Executive), Department of Health
  • 01/10/2009 - National Academy for the Integration of Research Teaching and Learning, National Academy for Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (NAIRTL)
  • 01/01/2009 - The Edward Cahill prize for the best paper in the Irish Accounting Review over a three year period, Irish Accounting and Finance Association (IAFA) 
  • 01/01/2007 - Research Bursary Award, University of Limerick
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Other Activities

  • 01/06/2019 - Critical Perspectives on Accounting
  • 20/05/2019 - European Accounting Association
  • 01/09/2018 - Journal of Management Control (früher: Zeitschrift für Planung und Unternehmenssteuerung)
  • 08/08/2018 - American Accounting Association
  • 21/05/2017 - Irish Accounting and Finance Association
  • 20/05/2017 - Irish Accounting and Finance Association
  • 05/05/2017 - Researching Management Accounting and Control, University of Groningen
  • 01/05/2017 - European Accounting Association
  • 20/12/2016 - New Horizon Conference, School of Medicine, UCC
  • 20/12/2016 - New Horizons Conference, School of Medicine, UCC
  • 05/06/2015 - ENROAC
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Research Domains

  • Responses of individuals to pressures induced by management control practices during an economic and fiscal crisis.
  • Accounting  
  • Accountability and sustainability
  • Health Financing  
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Thesis

  • 2020 - Accounting for the Business Cycle in Health: Using Vector Auto regression Analysis (Thesis Co-Supervisor)
  • 2020 - Unmet Healthcare Analysis: A European Study (Thesis Co-Supervisor)
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Publications

Journal article

Year Publication
2019 MULCAHY, M., BECK, M., CARR, M., HOURIGAN, N. (2019). Novel approaches to the regulatory control of financial services providers: The importance of cultural context. British Accounting Review. Details
2010 HEALY, M., MCCUTCHEON, M., O'SULLIVAN ROCHFORD, C., CARR, M. (2010). Exploring the potential for technology to enhance the operation of student support centres.
2008 CARR, M., O'BRIEN, F. G. (2008). THE ROLE OF HUMAN CAPITAL IN EXPLAINING THE CROSS-SECTIONAL VARIATION OF FTSE 100 STOCK RETURNS..
2019 CARR, M., BECK, M. P. (2019). Clinician responses to management control: Case evidence from a university hospital during the fiscal crisis. Financial Accountability & Management: in governments, public services and charities. Details
2020 MURPHY, B. P., CARR, M. (2020). Nurturing the digital baby: Open innovation for development and optimization. Health Informatics Journal. Details

Dissertation

Year Publication
2017 CARR, M. (2017). Management control in a healthcare context.
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