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Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance

Research Students Projects

Student Thesis Title Principal Supervisor
A F M Mainul Ahsan Global Convergence of Financial Reporting: A Comparative Study of Bangladesh, China and Australia

Professor Chris Patel

Abdallah Abuoliem "Cloud Computing" Regulation

Dr Kay-Wah Chan

Agus Maradona Accounting Conservatism, Corporate Governance, and Cost of Capital during the Transition to IFRS in Indonesia

Associate Professor Parmod Chand

Aleksandra Pop-Vasileva An analysis of the factors influencing the effectiveness of Performance Management Systems and the impact on employee work-related attitudes

Associate Professor Kevin Baird

Amitai Lapidot Auditor-Client Conflict: Australian Case Studies

Dr John Dumay

Andy Bawono The Role of Performance-Based Budgeting in the Indonesian Public Sector

Professor Lorne Cummings

Angela Hecimovic The Evolution of the Sustainability Assurance Framework and Methodology in a Specific Australian Organisational Context Professor Nonna Martinov-Bennie
Anna Mortimore The Use of Economic Instruments in Managing the Environment Externalities of Road Transport. Associate Professor Hope Ashiabor
Bedanand Upadhaya Association between Corporate Social Responsibility and Organisational Performance

Dr Rahat Munir

Bernadia Linggar Yekti Nugraheni IFRS Convergence in Indonesia: Economic Consequences and Decision Making of Fair Value Accounting Professor Lorne Cummings
Brian R. Millanta Real Earnings Management in Australia

Dr Susan Wright

Chaminda Wijethilake Towards the Sustainability Embedded Management Control Systems

Dr Rahat Munir

Chunyan Ding A New Institutional Economics Analysis of the History of the Regulation of the .CN (China) Country-Code Top-Level Domain from 1990 to 2004

Dr. John Selby

Dominic Soh Internal assurance and consulting of non-financial information

Professor Nonna Martinov-Bennie

Farhana Ferdousi An empirical investigation on the implementation status of total quality management in the garment sector of Bangladesh. Mr Kevin Baird
Hany Salib Sustainability within Australian Universities

Associate Professor John Dumay

Jane Nyambura Mbuki
Dr Andreas
Kaluthanthrige Dona Dinuja Perera Corporate Governance in Microfinance Institutions in Sri Lanka Dr. Parmod Chand
Lu Jiao Corporate Environmental Performance Mr Kevin Baird
Lusiana Kanainabogi Exploring the use of performance measurement systems in Fijian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the tourism industry Dr Vicki Baard
Mark Runnalls Accounting in an entrepreneurial, employee owned company

Professor James Guthrie

Md. Hafij Ullah Environmental Disclosure Practices and Its Role in Creating Environmental Awareness among the Stakeholders of the Selected Listed Companies in Bangladesh

Dr. James Hazelton

Mohammed Azim Khan Corporate Governance for the Not-For-Profit sector Mr Alan Kilgore
Nazia Adeel The influence of Islam on Auditors’ professional judgement in Pakistan Professor Nonna Martinov-Bennie
Nuraddeen Nuhu The Effectiveness of Management Control Systems (MCSs) in the Australian Public Sector

Associate Professor Kevin Baird

Pei Pei Pan The Influence of Language, Personality, and Accountability on Accountants’ Aggressive Financial Reporting Judgments: Experimental Evidence from China

Professor Chris Patel

Pranil Prasad Mr Chand Parmod
Sharaf Alajmi Does the tenure and structure of the board of directors affect earnings management Dr. Alan Kilgore
Shujuan Xiao Comparative study of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategies in SMEs and SOEs: a Chinese Perspective

Professor Lorne Cummings

Sumi Jang Intellectual capital in numbers

Associate Professor Johannes Dumay

Thanh Nguyet Phan Environmental Management Accounting in Australia

Kevin Baird

Thi Tuyet Mai Nguyen Corporate governance issues in transition economies from the stakeholder-agency perspective - a case study in Vietnam Dr Elaine Evans
Tri Jatmiko Wahyu Prabowo Performance Management, New Public Management and Organisational Culture Prof. Philomena Leung
Xiao Yan Ying The Influence of Contextual Factors on External Auditors' Professional Scepticism in China Chris Patel
Xiaomeng Chen Understanding Sources of Accuracy and Inaccuracy in Australian Analysts Earnings Forecasts. Doctor Susan Wright
Xiaoqian Ba

Professor Nonna Martinov-Bennie

Yike Ding Financial decision making: Self attribution and overconfidence

Dr Andreas Hellmann

Zhuoru Zheng An Investigation of Whistle-Blowing as an Internal Control Mechanism in China

Professor Chris Patel

Accounting and Corporate Governance

StudentThesis TitleSubmittedAwarded
Siti Norafidah Mohd RamliAn Application of Jump Diffusion Models in Credit Risk
Rangga HandikaEnergy Risk Management: Spot Futures, Convenience Yield, and Derivative Pricing
Nicholas Addai BoamahRisk-return Characteristics of the Ghana Stock Exchange
Deborah Cotton

Analysis of the Relative Efficiencies of Alternative Trading Architectures/ Platforms in Terms of GHG Emissions Valuation

Anthony CarltonInvestigating the Discount on Trade Sales
Prabowo, Tri Jatmiko Wahyu

Performance Management, New Public Management and Organisational Culture

Stephen HaswellSub-Prime Syndrome Pressures FASB and IASB
Patricia Blazey

Abdullah NouraAccounting Professionalization and education in emerging economies: the case of Kuwait
Dahliana Hasan

Environmental related taxes on manufacturing industries in Indonesia: developing an effective framework for environmental sustainability and revenue raising

Christofer Adrian

The Relative Importance of Corporate Governance Attributes: Evidence from Corporate Stakeholders

Celeste BlackCarbon pricing and taxation: an international comparison
Amy Tung

The Effectiveness of Performance Measurement Systems: A Study of Government Departments in Australia

Zahra Borghei GhomiVoluntary Greenhouse Gas Emissions Disclosure by Non-Greenhouse Gas Registered Australian Companies: Determinants and Consequences
Narelle GordonHow does trading activity influence equity prices? Three essays using Australian data20132014
James LauCorporate cash holdings and payout policy in listed founder and family corporations20132013
Ade PalupiA Sociological Analysis of the Field of Public Sector Accounting in Indonesia from the 1960s to 201020132013
Jessica Chen
Fengfei WangManagement control systems in inter-organizational relationships: evidence from Australia20132013
Gabriela Lopes-DamianiFactors Influencing the Accreditation Process for Australian Residential Aged Care Homes: An Institutional Theory and Quality Perspective20132013
Edward Tello MelendezThe Role of Standardised Water Accounting in enhancing the Accountability of Australian Water Management20132013
Philip HeinzEthical issues in the context of earnings management using Germany as a case study20132013
Asit BhattacharyyaCorporate Social Responsibility – Attitudes, Performance and Reporting: A Comparative Study of an Emerging and Developed Economy20122013
Hitoshi MurakamiDevelopment of Japanese Studies in Hong Kong20122013
Karen HandleyAccounting standards for Australian SMEs: Identifying, considering and incorporating the needs of users into financial statements20122013
Mary AyadA Proposal to Guide Future Draft Article provisions for a Model Harmonised International Commercial Arbitration Law Code (HICALC) in the Middle East and North Africa or a Uniform Arab Arbitration Law20122013
Rajni MalaAccounting convergence: The role of experiences, accountability and decision aids in enhancing judgements of accountants in Australia and Malaysia20122013
Bryan MercurioPublic health, intellectual property rights and international economic law: Opportunities and threats20122012
Shane LeongThe role of disclosure in enhancing accountability and mitigating the democratic risk of corporate political donations20122012
Xia SuAn examination of management control systems from an organizational life cycle perspective and their association with employee organizational commitment20122012
Eva Maria HeidhuesGlobalisation and convergence of accounting: A contextual analysis of issues, attitudes and their implications in the German context20112012
Huying Wu (Stella)Adoption of Anglo-American models of corporate governance and financial reporting in China20112011
Nazzal Mansour Ismail KisswaniDesigning a new regulatory framework for telecommunication interception and access in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan20112011
Ranjith AppuhamiManagement control systems in public-private partnerships: The case of Sri Lanka20112011
Hiromi UchiboriAn analysis of effectiveness: WTO dispute settlement20112011
Andreas HellmannInternational convergence of financial reporting standards and accounting modernization in Germany20112011
Athula EkanayakeThe role of accounting in corporate governance of banks in a developing country: Evidence from Sri Lanka20112011

Rahat Munir

Performance measurement system change: A case study from the banking sector in an emerging economy20112011
Fifi JunitaEnforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Indonesia: The role of public policy exception20102011
Maheswaran SridaranA Study on Whether the Australian Regime of Income Tax on Capital Gains Causes Widespread Violation of Horizontal Equity20102011
Alan KilgoreThe relative importance of audit-team and audit-firm factors in perceptions of audit quality20102010
Rosiati RamliThe challenges of sustainable transportation: An international comparative perspective with particular reference to the Southeast Asian experience20102010
Gordon BoyceCritical, social and environmental accounting: Prospects and possibilities for Gramscian intellectual praxis in a globalising world20092009
Alicia JiangThe associations between audit environment, managements' economic trade-offs, and perceived auditor failures20082008
Parmod ChandImplications of the global trend towards convergence of financial reporting standards20082008