Dr. Geraldine Robbins BComm,HDip Ed, ACMA,MBA,PhD
Geraldine Robbins undertook a BComm degree at University College Galway (UCG) and went on to pursue a career in accounting. She worked in industry for a number of years and completed the examinations of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). She was attracted back to Galway where she undertook an MBA and took up a lecturing role at the J.E Cairnes School of Business and Economics in the 1990s. Her MBA thesis title was: Wealth Transfer Taxes - Policy Issues. In 2004 she completed a PhD at the University of Edinburgh. The title of her PhD research was: The role and use of accounting in the implementation of New Public Management (NPM) ideas in Irish hospitals.
Geraldine’s research interests continue to span both public and private sector financial management issues. She has presented research papers over her career at many national and international conferences and has a range of publications (both peer-reviewed and practitioner focused) in these areas. She has served as reviewer for many national and international journals and has been invited to speak about her research work to date. She has published a book on her PhD work on public sector accounting. Her teaching interests at undergraduate, postgraduate and executive levels include management accounting and financial management and related areas.
Robbins G., and Kester, G. (2011) Financial Polices and Practices of Companies Listed on the Irish Stock Exchange: Capital Structure, Dividends and Capital Budgeting Irish Accounting Review. Winter Issue, Vol.17 (2), pp. 65-94. (to find link)
Scott, M. and Robbins, G. (2010) "Understanding E-Government Implementation from an NPM Strategic Reform Perspective," Communications of the Association for Information Systems: Vol. 27, Article 26. http://aisel.aisnet.org/cais/vol27/iss1/26/
Robbins, G. and I. Lapsley, 2008. Irish Voluntary Hospitals: An Examination of a Theory of Voluntary Failure. Accounting Business and Financial History. Volume 18, Issue 1. www.informaworld.com/index/790897319.pdf
|Robbins, G. (2006) Accounting in Irish hospitals: Contradictions and Tensions Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland Dublin. [Details]|
Peer Reviewed Journals
|Scott, M., & Robbins, G. (2010) 'Understanding eGovernment implementation from an NPM strategic reform perspective'. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 27, Article 26, . [ARAN Link] [Details]|
|Robbins, G. and Lapsley, I. (2008) 'Irish Voluntary Hospitals: An Examination of a Theory of Voluntary Failure'. Accounting Business and Financial History, 18 (1). [Details]|
|Robbins, G. (2005) 'Obstacles to the implementation of NPM ideas in Irish hospitals'. Financial Accountability & Management Journal, 23 (1). [Details]|
|Robbins, G. and Donnelly, M. (2004) 'Increasing State Regulation and the Irish Insurance Intermediary'. Insurance Research and Practice, 19 . [Details]|
|Robbins, G. (1994) 'A comparison of the case for the taxation of wealth transfers with wealth transfer taxes as they exist today'. Irish Accounting Review, . [Details]|
|Robbins, G. (1993) 'A comparative study of wealth transfer taxes'. Irish Journal of Taxation, 1 . [Details]|
Management Accounting, Accounting for Decision Making and Control, Financial Management and Business Finance, International Financial Management, Corporate Finance.