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The Publication of Local Government Performance Indicators in the Republic of Ireland

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Wall, Anthony and Borland, Gary (2005) The Publication of Local Government Performance Indicators in the Republic of Ireland. The Irish Accounting Review, 12 (2). pp. 75-84. [Journal article]

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Abstract

This paper assesses the compliance of Republic of Ireland local government with legislation concerning the publication of performance information and compares this compliance with that of local government in the United Kingdom. Having given a brief overview of the rationale behind performance measurement in local government, the paper traces the key developments in the introduction of such a practice in both countries before assessing the current situation by using a document content analysis. It then asks the question whether the current practices of the Republic of Ireland are better than those of the United Kingdom or are catching up. It concludes with a short discussion on issues of non-compliance.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Ulster Business School
Ulster Business School > Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
Research Institutes and Groups:Business and Management Research Institute
ID Code:5897
Deposited By:Mr Anthony Wall
Deposited On:19 Jan 2010 11:26
Last Modified:04 Oct 2012 16:14

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