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Ranjith Appuhami

RAppuhami Macquarie Research Student
  • Title: Doctor
  • Position: Lecturer - Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance
  • Qualifications: B.Com (USJP), MBA (AIT), MSc in Finance (ESCP Europe), PhD Macquarie

Contact Details

Areas of Expertise

  • Management controls in inter-organisational relationships
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Risk management
  • Corporate governance

Profile

Ranjith Appuhami joined the Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance in March 2011. Previously he was a lecturer at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura in Sri Lanka. He has taught management accounting and related subjects over 8 years.

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy: Accounting (Macquarie University)
  • Master of Science: Finance (ESCP Europe)
  • Master of Business Administration: Business Administration (School of Management, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT))
  • Bachelor of Commerce (special) with a First Class: Accounting (University of Sri Jayewardenepura)

Current projects

  • Examining the Influence of Corporate Governance on Intellectual Capital: Evidence from Technological Firms in Australia
  • Examining the effects of intellectual capital disclosure on corporate cost of capital: Evidence from Technological Firms in Australia

Publications

journal toggle icon open Refereed Journal Articles

  • Appuhami, R., and Tashakor, S. (Forthcoming). "The impact of audit committee characteristics on CSR disclosure: an analysis of Australian firms", Australian Accounting Review.  
  • Chaminda, B., Munir, R., and Appuhami, R. (Forthcoming). "Environmental innovation strategy and organisational performance: enabling and controlling uses of management control systems ", Journal of Business Ethics.   
  • Chaminda, B., Munir, R., and Appuhami, R. (Forthcoming). "Strategic responses to institutional pressures for sustainability: the role of management control systems", Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal.  
  • Nuraddee, N., Baird, K., and Appuhami, R. (Forthcoming). "The adoption and success of contemporary management accounting practices in the public sector", Asian Review of Accounting.
  • Appuhami, R. and Perera, S. (2016). "Management controls for minimising risk in public–private partnerships in a developing country: Evidence from Sri Lanka", Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change, 3 (3), 408-431.
  • Nuhu, N. A., Baird, K., & Appuhami, R. (2016). The Association between the Use of Management Accounting Practices with Organizational Change and Organizational Performance. Advances in Management Accounting, Vol. 26, p. 67-98 .
  • Ranjith Appuhami, Bhuyan, S. (2015), "Examining the Influence of Corporate Governance on Intellectual Capital Efficiency: Evidence from Top Service Firms in Australia", Managerial Auditing Journal, Vol. 30, No. (4/5), p. 347-372.
  • Ranjith Appuhami, Perera, S. and Perera, H (2011), "Coercive Policy Diffusion in a Developing Country: The Case of Public-Private Partnership in Sri Lanka", Journal of Contemporary Asia, Vol. 41, No. 3, p.431-451.  (ERA Rank 'A')
  • Ranjith Appuhami, Perera, S. and Perera, H (2011), "Towards a Framework to Analyze the use of Management Control Systems in Public-Private Partnerships", Australian Accounting Review, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 64-79. (ERA Rank 'B')
  • Ranjith Appuhami (2009), "Corporate Investments and the Dual-Role of Working Capital: Evidence from Thailand", Journal of Applied Management Accounting Research, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 53-62. (ERA Rank 'B', 2009)
  • Ranjith Appuhami (2008), "The Impact of Firms' Capital Expenditure on Working Capital Management: An Empirical Study across Industries in Thailand", International Management Review, Vol. 4, No 1, 8-21
  • Ranjith Appuhami (2007), "The Impact of Intellectual Capital on Investors' Capital Gains on Shares: An Empirical Investigation of Thai Banking, Finance & Insurance Sector", International Management Review, Vol. 3, No 2, 14-25.

conference toggle icon open Conferences and Presentations

  • "Proactive sustainability strategy and corporate sustainability performance: the mediating effect of sustainability control systems", 2015 Global Conference of Environmental and Sustainability Management Accounting Network conference on advancing the sustainability management accounting in the Asia Pacific region (EMAN- January 2015), Colombo, Sri Lanka. (with A/Pro. Rahat Munir and Chaminda Bandara)
  • "Proactive sustainability strategy and corporate sustainability performance: the mediating effect of sustainability control systems", Monash Forum for Management Accounting Research (MONFORMA- February 2015), Melbourne, Australia. (with A/Pro. Rahat Munir and Chaminda Bandara)
  • "Sustainability capabilities and sustainable competitive advantage: examining the role of management control systems", Emerging Scholars' Colloquium, Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Accounting Conference (IPA-2015), Stockholm, Sweden. (with A/Pro. Rahat Munir and Chaminda Bandara)
  • "Sustainability capabilities and sustainable competitive advantage: examining the role of management control systems", Meditari Accountancy Research European Conference on Current Issues in Social, Environmental and Gender Accounting (2015), Forli, Italy. (with A/Pro. Rahat Munir and Chaminda Bandara)
  • "Sustainability capabilities and sustainable competitive advantage: examining the role of management control systems", 8th Conference on Performance Measurement and Management Control (2015), Nice, France. (with A/Pro. Rahat Munir and Chaminda Bandara)
  • "The association between the use of management accounting practices with organizational change and organizational performance", American Accounting Association (AAA) 2015 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting Conference, Newport Beach, California, The United States.(with Nuhu, N.A., A/Prof. Baird, K.)
  • "Strategic responses to institutional pressures for sustainability: The role of management control systems", 17th Environmental Management Accounting Network (EMAN- March 2014) Conference: From Sustainability Reporting to Sustainability Management Control, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.  (with A/Pro. Rahat Munir and Chaminda Bandara)
  • "Towards the sustainability embedded management control systems", Emerging Scholars Forum.   Global Management Accounting Research Symposium (GMARS – June, 2014), Sydney, Australia. (with A/Pro. Rahat Munir and Chaminda Bandara)
  • "The role of management control systems in sustainability: A case study from a developing economy",   Critical Perspectives on Accounting Conference (CPA – July 2014), Toronto, Canada. (with A/Pro. Rahat Munir and Chaminda Bandara)
  • "Coercive Policy Diffusion in a Developing Country: The Case of Public Private Partnership in Sri Lanka", (with Perera, S. and Perera, H.) at the 6th International Conference on Accounting, Auditing and Management in Public Sector Reforms in Copenhagen, September 2010.
  • "Management Control Systems of Public-Private Partnerships: Evidence on Minimising Relational Risk and Performance Risk", (with Perera, S. and Perera, H.) at present at the 8th International Management Control Research Conference in University of Greenwich, London, September 2010.
  • "Towards a Framework to Analyze the use of Management Control Systems in Public-Private Partnerships" (with Perera, S. and Perera, H.) at the 9th Manufacturing Accounting Research Conference (MAR) in Muenster, Germany June, 2009.
  • "The Impact of Intellectual Capital on Investors' Capital Gain on Shares: An Empirical Investigation in Thai Banking, Finance and Insurance Sector", at the Annual Conference of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC), Ottawa, Ontario, June 2007.
  • "The Impact of Intellectual Capital on Investors' Capital Gain on Shares: An Empirical Investigation in Thai Banking, Finance and Insurance Sector", at the International Conference on Business and Information (The BAI 2007 Conference), Tokyo, July 2007.