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Mr Frank Conaty
A lecturer in accountancy and finance at the J. E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics at the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG), Frank, is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.
After fifteen years in professional practice, latterly as a partner in the international accountancy firm, KPMG, he held a number of senior positions in industry and finance before moving into academia.
Currently engaged in research on performance
measurement and management in the provision of public services through
non-profit organisations, his particular interest is in the area of disability
services. Frank is an affiliate at the Centre for Disability Law and Policy at
NUIG and a member of the performance management research cluster in the School.
|Frank is currently undertaking a PhD (part time) at NUIG. The subject area of Frank’s research is performance management in the provision of public services. The particular focus of Frank’s research is on the challenges for performance in Hybrid service delivery environments in the provision of support services for people with disabilities.|
Peer Reviewed Journals
|Conaty, F. J. (2012) 'Performance Management Challenges in Hybrid NPO/Public Sector Settings - An Irish Case'. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 61 (3). [Details]|
|F. Conaty (2012) Stakeholder Complexity in Public Sector Non-Profit Collaborations - Challenges and Theories Irish Accounting and Finance Association, Annual Conference [Details]|
|F. Conaty (2013) Managing differing performance objectives in NPO/Public Sector collaborative settings engaged in the provision of human services - Implications for performance management systems and management control systems Irish Accounting and Finance Association, Annual Conference 2013 [Details]|
|F. Conaty (2014) Managing differing performance objectives in NPO/Public Sector collaborative settings - observations on performance management and management control systems in a human service setting European Group for public Administration, Annual Conference 2014 [Details]|
|F. Conaty (2014) Research Approaches to the Study of Performance Management in Collaborative NPO/Public Sector Settings Irish Accounting & Finance Association, Annual Conference 2014 [Details]|
|F. Conaty (2015) Management control systems and stakeholder engagement in complex collaborative environments - evidence from an exploitative case study European Network for Research in Organisational & Accounting Change, 10th Conference [Details]|
|Curtis, E; Conaty, F; (2012) Using Classroom Debates to Explore Contentious Issues in Auditing' CELT conference, June 7-8th 2012 NUI Galway, 2012. Conference Paper [Details]|
|Conaty, F. J. (2011) Non-Profit Organisations and Public Service Provision: The Performance Management Challenges of Hybrid Organisations, XV IRSPM Conference of the International Research Society for Public Management, Dublin, Ireland. Conference Paper [Details]|
|Conaty, F. J. (2011) Joined Up Planning and Performance Management: The Challenges for NPO's Providing Intellectual Disability Services, EIASM 8th International Wotkshop on The Challenges of Managing the Third Sector, Galway, Ireland. Conference Paper [Details]|
|Conaty, F. J. (2006) Slippier than the proverbial fish: A preliminary exploration of performance measurement in non-profit human service organisations, Irish Accounting and Finance Association, Annual Conference, Dublin, Ireland. Conference Paper [Details]|
|Flynn, E., Kenna, P and Conaty, F. (2011) Centre for Disability Law and Policy Submission to Central Statistics on Proposed Module for Quarterly National Household Survey. Policy Contribution [Details]|
|Association: Chartered Accountants Ireland, Function/Role: Fellow|
|Conaty, F. J. (2011) The Performance Management Challenges of Complex Non-Profit (NPO)/Public Sector Hybrid Organisations. [International Refereed Conference], COST/NUIG/UL - International Workshop of Complex Systems, Galway, Ireland , 21-OCT-11 - 23-OCT-11.|
|Committee : Examinations Appeal Committee|
Commissioner, Irish Human Rights Commission
Type: Board Membership
Member of the Board of the Equality Authority, Ireland
Type: Board Membership
Executive member of 'Hope 4 Disability' a disability advocacy and support organisation based
Member of the board of the National Parents & Siblings Alliance (NPSA) in Ireland. The NPSA is a
Accreditation liaison contact with Chartered Accountants Ireland
Auditing and Assurance
Management and Financial Accounting
|Affiliated faculty member of the 'Center for Disability Law & Policy' at National University of Ireland, Galway|