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Seminars

All seminars (unless otherwise advised) are held between 11.00am and 12.30pm in Meeting Room 214/5, Economics and Business Building H69, Cnr Rose and Codrington Streets, Darlington Campus.

Convenor: Chris Poullaos

25th Jun 2014 -

Speaker:

Juergen Seufert,

Affiliation:

University of Wollongong

Venue:

Room 214/5, H69 Economics & Business Bldg

Title:

Contribution of the Marginal Abatement Cost Curve (MACC) to Social and Environmental Accounting

11th Jun 2014 -

Speaker:

Helen Tregidga,

Affiliation:

AUT University, New Zealand

Venue:

Room 214/5, H69 Economics & Business Bldg

Title:

"Speaking truth to power": on the preparation, dissemination and perceived impacts of a shadow report

28th May 2014 -

Speaker:

Hayley Le Ma,

Affiliation:

PhD student, University of Sydney

Venue:

Room 214/5, H69 Economics & Business Bldg

Title:

The impact of real activities management on earnings quality

14th May 2014 -

Speaker:

Paul Blayney,

Affiliation:

University of Sydney

Venue:

Room 214/5, H69 Economics & Business Bldg

Title:

Application of cognitive load theory for teaching fundamental inventory budgeting concepts: Consideration of student level of preparation for improved learning efficiency

30th Apr 2014 -

Speaker:

Kaying Ji; Neal Arthur,

Affiliation:

University of Sydney; University of Sydney

Venue:

Room 214/5, H69 Economics & Business Bldg

Title:

Yes I will, wait, no I won't: capital expenditure commitments and subsequent capital expenditure as signals of future cash flows

16th Apr 2014 -

Speaker:

Michael Power,

Affiliation:

London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

Venue:

Room 214/5, H69 Economics & Business Bldg

Title:

Organizations and audit trails

2nd Apr 2014 -

Speaker:

Martin Messner,

Affiliation:

University of Innsbruck, Austria

Venue:

Room 214/5, H69 Economics & Business Bldg

Title:

Collective sensemaking in the planning process

19th Mar 2014 -

Speaker:

David Campbell,

Affiliation:

Newcastle University, UK

Venue:

Room 214/5, H69 Economics & Business Bldg

Title:

Executive remuneration disclosure and a retrospective on the Greenbury provisions: The curious case of the missing executives

5th Mar 2014 -

Speaker:

Jochen Runde,

Affiliation:

University of Cambridge, UK

Venue:

Room 214/5, H69 Economics & Business Bldg

Title:

Uncovering Unknown Unknowns: Towards a Baconian Approach to Management Decision-Making

19th Feb 2014 -

Speaker:

Ülle Pärl,

Affiliation:

Estonian Business School, Estonia

Venue:

Room 214/5, H69 Economics & Business Bldg

Title:

Management control systems as medium for dialogical communication

27th Nov 2013 -

Speaker:

Lachlan Tuite,

Affiliation:

University of Sydney

Venue:

Room 214/5, H69 Economics & Business Building

Title:

Accounting and markets

13th Nov 2013 -

Speaker:

Garry Carnegie,

Affiliation:

RMIT

Venue:

Room 214/5, H69 Economics & Business Building

Title:

Further evidence from the "margins of accounting": Financial reporting of the library collections of Australia's public universities, 2007-2011

30th Oct 2013 -

Speaker:

Hans-Ulrich Kupper,

Affiliation:

University of Munich, Germany

Venue:

Darlington Centre School Building Meeting Room 6

Title:

Accounting, neurobiology and ethics

16th Oct 2013 -

Speaker:

Jane Andrew; Max Baker,

Affiliation:

University of Sydney

Venue:

Darlington Centre School Building Meeting Room 6

Title:

Wikileaks and accountability

25th Sep 2013 -

Speaker:

Peter Vassallo,

Affiliation:

UNSW

Venue:

Room 214/5, H69, Economics & Business Building

Title:

Strategic and joint determination of financial and organizational design choices

18th Sep 2013 -

Speaker:

Mahmoud Ezzamel,

Affiliation:

Cardiff University UK

Venue:

Darlington Centre School Building Meeting Room 6

Title:

A multiplicity of management systems: Performance management work, recognition and accommodation in a multi-national corporation

4th Sep 2013 -

Speaker:

John Dumay,

Affiliation:

University of Sydney

Venue:

Darlington Centre School Building Meeting Room 6

Title:

Putting the creative (back) into academic writing for business

21st Aug 2013 -

Speaker:

Vijaya Murthy,

Affiliation:

University of Sydney

Venue:

Room 214/5, H69 Economics & Business Building

Title:

Socio-ideological control in Ancient India

7th Aug 2013 -

Speaker:

Le Luo; Qingliang Tang,

Affiliation:

UWS

Venue:

Darlington Centre School Building Meeting Room 6

Title:

A global investigation and assessment of corporate carbon management systems: Motivation and effectiveness

24th Jul 2013 -

Speaker:

David Johnstone,

Affiliation:

University of Sydney

Venue:

Room 214/5, H69 Economics & Business Building

Title:

The effect of information on certainty and the cost of capital

11th Jul 2013 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Jim Rooney,

Affiliation:

The University of Sydney

Venue:

Room 214/215, H69 - Economics and Business Building

Title:

Embodied classification and the regulation of migrant worker health: Filipino workers at the Hamakua Mill Company, 1921-39

3rd Jul 2013 -

Speaker:

Niamh Brennan,

Affiliation:

University College Dublin

Venue:

Room 214/5, H69 Economics & Business Bldg

Title:

A typology for exploring the quality of explanations for non-compliance with UK corporate governance regulations

2nd Jul 2013 -

Speaker:

Rajendra P. Srivastava,

Affiliation:

The University of Kansas, USA

Venue:

Room 214/5, H69 Economics & Business Bldg

Title:

Evaluation of attributes that constitute board of directors strength: An analytical and experimental investigation

12th Jun 2013 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Ronita Ram,

Affiliation:

The University of Sydney

Venue:

Room 214/215, H69 - Economics and Business Building

Title:

Exploring the role of staff in the IASB???s standard setting process: The case of IFRS for SMEs

29th May 2013 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Ravi Seethamraju,

Affiliation:

The University of Sydney

Venue:

Room 214/215, H69 - Economics and Business Building

Title:

Antecedents and challenges in the adoption & use of management accounting techniques in enterprise systems environments

15th May 2013 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Abdul Razeed,

Affiliation:

The University of Sydney

Venue:

Room 214/215, H69 - Economics and Business Building

Title:

Longitudinal analysis of US resource company environmental disclosure practices - A changing landscape

8th May 2013 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Anna Azriati Binti Che Azm,

Affiliation:

University of Malaya

Venue:

Darlington Centre School Building Meeting Room 6

Title:

Related party transactions and government-linked companies

1st May 2013 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Brad Potter,

Affiliation:

The University of Melbourne

Venue:

New Law Annexe SR 344

Title:

Is the reporting entity concept an appropriate basis for differential reporting in Australia?

24th Apr 2013 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Phillip Schreck,

Affiliation:

Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich

Venue:

Darlington Centre School Building Meeting Room 6

Title:

Revealing or substituting for corporate social performance? ??? distinguishing functions of CSR disclosures

17th Apr 2013 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Maria Serena Chiucchi,

Affiliation:

Polytechnic University of the Marche, Italy

Venue:

New Law Annexe SR 342

Title:

Un-locking intellectual capital

20th Mar 2013 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Elisabetta Barone,

Affiliation:

King's College London

Venue:

Room 214/215 Economics and Business Building

Title:

Effects of IFRS adoption

6th Mar 2013 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Paul Blayney,

Affiliation:

The University of Sydney

Venue:

New Law Seminar 102

Title:

Complexity - the other side of the expertise coin

28th Nov 2012 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Colin Clubb,

Affiliation:

King's College, London

Venue:

Darlington Centre, School Building, Meeting Room 6

Title:

Payout Policy Relevance and Accounting Based Valuation

14th Nov 2012 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Christian De Cock,

Affiliation:

Essex Business School, University of Essex

Venue:

Darlington Centre, School Building, Meeting Room 6

Title:

Imagining finance capital

31st Oct 2012 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Bino Catasus,

Affiliation:

School of Business, Stockholm University

Venue:

Darlington Centre, School Building, Meeting Room 6

Title:

Behind open doors: Auditors face-work at the annual general meeting

17th Oct 2012 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Timothy Wang,

Affiliation:

The University of Sydney

Venue:

Darlington Centre, School Building, Meeting Room 6

Title:

A linguistic evaluation of accounting representation

19th Sep 2012 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Matthew Egan,

Affiliation:

The University of Sydney

Venue:

Darlington Centre, School Building, Meeting Room 6

Title:

Responses to water scarcity in the absence of economic incentive

5th Sep 2012 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Bruce Gurd,

Affiliation:

University of South Australia

Venue:

Darlington Centre, School Building, Meeting Room 6

Title:

Management control systems in organizations in far from equilibrium conditions

29th Aug 2012 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Michael Bromwich,

Affiliation:

The London School of Economics

Venue:

Darlington Centre, School Building, Meeting Room 7

Title:

A comparison of historical cost and fair value accounting systems: General and some regulatory concerns.

22nd Aug 2012 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Geoff Frost; Cornelia Beck,

Affiliation:

The University of Sydney

Venue:

Darlington Centre, School Building, Meeting Room 6

Title:

Material legitimacy: Blending organisational and stakeholder concerns through management action and reporting

8th Aug 2012 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Joshua Ronen,

Affiliation:

New York University

Venue:

Darlington Centre, School Building, Meeting Room 6

Title:

Unfair "fair value" in an opaque credit default swap market: How marking-to-market may have pushed the international credit crunch

26th Jul 2012 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Danny Chow,

Affiliation:

Durham University UK

Venue:

Darlington Centre, School Building, Meeting Room 7

Title:

The privileged status of new public management reforms: The decontextualization of UK whole of government accounts

20th Jun 2012 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Anna Young,

Affiliation:

The University of Sydney

Venue:

Darlington Centre, School Building, Meeting Room 6

Title:

What the Models Cannot See: Integrating Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance Information in Investment

30th May 2012 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Paul Spee,

Affiliation:

The University of Sydney

Venue:

Darlington Centre, School Building, Meeting Room 6

Title:

The Relation of Key Performance Indicators and Strategy Development Revisited

16th May 2012 - 11:00 pm

Speaker:

Ken McPhail,

Affiliation:

La Trobe University

Venue:

Darlington Centre, School Building, Meeting Room 6

Title:

The Geography of Professionalism: An Introduction to the Specialization of Professional Accounting Practice in the City

2nd May 2012 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Max Baker; Stefan Schaltegger,

Affiliation:

The University of Sydney; Leuphana University

Venue:

Darlington Centre, School Building, Meeting Room 6

Title:

Pragmatism and Sustainability

18th Apr 2012 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Stephen Walker,

Affiliation:

Cardiff Business School, UK

Venue:

Darlington Centre, School Building, Meeting Room 6

Title:

Accounting and Rehabilitation

28th Mar 2012 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Chris Nobes,

Affiliation:

University of London, UK

Venue:

Darlington Centre, School Building, Meeting Room 6

Title:

Improving the Measurement of Book-Tax Conformity

14th Mar 2012 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Doris Merkl-Davies,

Affiliation:

Bangor University, UK

Venue:

Darlington Centre, School Building, Meeting Room 6

Title:

Text Analysis Methodologies in Corporate Narrative Reporting Research

7th Mar 2012 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Jan Bebbington,

Affiliation:

University of St Andrews Scotland

Venue:

Darlington Centre, School Building, Meeting Room 6

Title:

Accounting For Sustainable Development: (Re)Constructing the Agenda

29th Feb 2012 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Indra Abeysekera,

Affiliation:

University of Wollongong

Venue:

Darlington Centre, School Building, Meeting Room 6

Title:

The effect of disclosure transparency on intangibles and analysts' stock pricing forecasts

15th Feb 2012 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Federica Farneti,

Affiliation:

University of Bologna, Italy

Venue:

Darlington Centre, School Building, Meeting Room 6

Title:

Sustainability Reporting in Italian Local Governments

7th Dec 2011 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Sven Modell,

Affiliation:

University of Manchester, UK

Venue:

Economics & Business 214/215 (H69)

Title:

The economic sociology of responsibility accounting: A field study in a Chinese state-owned enterprise

30th Nov 2011 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Stefan Schaltegger,

Affiliation:

Leuphana University of Luneburg, Germany

Venue:

Economics & Business 214/215 (H69)

Title:

Sustainability accounting without accountants. Results of an explorative investigation of large German companies

16th Nov 2011 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Matti Skoog,

Affiliation:

Stockholm University, Sweden

Venue:

Economics & Business 214/215 (H69)

Title:

Designing a semi-confusing management control system package -sensebreaking in the Swedish armed forces

19th Oct 2011 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Charl de Villiers John Dumay,

Affiliation:

Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand The University of Sydney

Venue:

Economics & Business 214/215 (H69)

Title:

Publishing in a top tier accounting journal: A critical perspective

5th Oct 2011 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Tami Dinh Thi,

Affiliation:

The University of New South Wales

Venue:

Economics & Business 214/215 (H69)

Title:

Conservatism implications for the properties of accounting information: The case of R&D Accounting

21st Sep 2011 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Linda English,

Affiliation:

The University of Sydney

Venue:

Economics & Business 214/215 (H69)

Title:

The impact of an independent inspector in improving governance and accountability in prisons: Pressure points and conflict in the pursuit of an ideal of performance

7th Sep 2011 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Vassili Joannides,

Affiliation:

Grenoble Ecole de Management, France

Venue:

Economics & Business 214/215 (H69)

Title:

Rhetoric and the fate of budgeting

24th Aug 2011 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Giuseppe Grossi,

Affiliation:

University of Siena, Italy

Venue:

Economics & Business 214/215 (H69)

Title:

Defining the reporting entity in the consolidation of public and private entities: Accountability lost? The case of IPSASs

3rd Aug 2011 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Chris van Staden,

Affiliation:

University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Venue:

Economics & Business 214/215 (H69)

Title:

The impact of social influence pressure on the ethical reasoning of professional accountants: Australian and New Zealand evidence

15th Jul 2011 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Elisabeth Dedman,

Affiliation:

Warwick Business School, UK

Venue:

Economics & Business 214/215 (H69)

Title:

The impact of voluntary audit on credit ratings: Evidence from UK private firms

29th Jun 2011 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Professor Stewart Jones,

Affiliation:

University of Sydney

Venue:

Economics & Business 214/215 (H69)

Title:

Analyst Recommendations and Corporate Bankruptcies: An International Study

15th Jun 2011 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Dr. Sharron O'Neill,

Affiliation:

University of Sydney

Venue:

Economics & Business 214/215 (H69)

Title:

The GRI's Sustainability Reporting Guidelines: Promoting Accountability to Stakeholders or Institutionalising Corporate Social 'P.R.'?

1st Jun 2011 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Dr. Ravi Seethamraju,

Affiliation:

University of Sydney

Venue:

Economics & Business 214/215 (H69)

Title:

ABC and Enterprise Systems

18th May 2011 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Associate Professor Ray McNamara; Assistant Professor Simone Kelly,

Affiliation:

Bond University

Venue:

Economics & Business 214/215 (H69)

Title:

Inventory Valuation, Company Value and the Uncertainty Principle

4th May 2011 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Associate Professor Eric Fay,

Affiliation:

Emlyon Business School, France

Venue:

Merewether Room 397 (H04)

Title:

Living with Numbers

20th Apr 2011 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Mr John Zhang,

Affiliation:

Australian National University

Venue:

Darlington Centre Boardroom

Title:

Securitization Accounting

6th Apr 2011 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Mr. Paul Blayney,

Affiliation:

University of Sydney

Venue:

Darlington Centre Boardroom

Title:

Complexity - The Other Side of the Expertise Coin: A Three way Interaction Analysis of Task Complexity in Learning

23rd Mar 2011 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Professor Chris Nobes,

Affiliation:

University of London, UK

Venue:

Economics & Business 214/215 (H69)

Title:

Firm Size and National Profiles of IFRS Policy Choice

9th Mar 2011 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Professor Alfred Wagenhofer,

Affiliation:

University of Graz, Austria

Venue:

New Law School Annexe SR 340

Title:

Earnings Quality Metrics and what they Measure

23rd Feb 2011 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Professor Burkhard Pedell,

Affiliation:

University of Stuttgart, Germany

Venue:

Merewether Room 398 (H04)

Title:

Consistent Asset Valuation for Purposes of Rate Regulation

16th Feb 2011 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Professor Tom Hadden,

Affiliation:

Queens University, Belfast

Venue:

Economics & Business 214/215 (H69)

Title:

Accountable Governance in Corporate Groups; The Interrelationship of Law and Accounting

9th Feb 2011 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Professor Dick Edwards,

Affiliation:

Cardiff Business School, UK

Venue:

Economics & Business 214/215 (H69)

Title:

Writing Masters and Accountants in England - a Study of Occupation, Status and Ambition in the Early Modern Period

2nd Feb 2011 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Professor Jean Shaoul,

Affiliation:

University of Manchester, UK

Venue:

Merewether Room 397 H04

Title:

Building Schools for the Future: The Accountability Challenges of Joint Ventures Between the Public and Private Sectors

24th Nov 2010 - 12:30 am

Speaker:

Joshua Ronen,

Affiliation:

New York University

Venue:

Room 214/5, Economics and Business Building (H69)

Title:

Financial Statements Insurance

10th Nov 2010 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Masafumi Fujino,

Affiliation:

Nihon University, Japan

Venue:

Room 214/5, Economics and Business Building (H69)

Title:

Management control systems and strategising: A case study of a Japanese manufacturing company

20th Oct 2010 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Kerry Jacobs,

Affiliation:

Australian National University

Venue:

Room 214/5, Economics and Business Building (H69)

Title:

Making Sense of Social Practice: Theoretical Pluralism in Public Sector Accounting Research

22nd Sep 2010 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Richard Morris,

Affiliation:

University of New South Wales

Venue:

Room 214/5, Economics and Business Building (H69)

Title:

Information Asymmetry of Fair Value Accounting and Loan Loss Provisions during the Global Financial Crisis

8th Sep 2010 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Peter Bruno Vassallo,

Affiliation:

University of Melbourne

Venue:

Room 214/5, Economics and Business Building (H69)

Title:

Are capital expenditures, R&D, advertisements and acquisitions positive NPV?

25th Aug 2010 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Francesco Capalbo,

Affiliation:

Second University of Naples

Venue:

Room 214/5, Economics and Business Building (H69)

Title:

State and Local Government Owned Enterprises in Italy. Their growth, misuse and the inappropriateness of their reporting.

11th Aug 2010 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Chang Loh,

Affiliation:

Discipline of Accounting University of Sydney

Venue:

Room 214/5, Economics and Business Building (H69)

Title:

The role for management controls at different stages of project management. Some insights from a qualitative study.

28th Jul 2010 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Roy Suddaby,

Affiliation:

University of Alberta

Venue:

Room 214/5, Economics and Business Building (H69)

Title:

Institutional Homology: Explaining Corporate Art

14th Jul 2010 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Jane Broadbent and Richard Laughlin,

Affiliation:

Roehampton University

Venue:

Room 214/5, Economics and Business Building (H69)

Title:

Performance Management: A Conceptual and Empirical Analysis

9th Jun 2010 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Ronita Singh,

Affiliation:

Discipline of Accounting University of Sydney

Venue:

Room 214/5, Economics and Business Building (H69)

Title:

International Accounting Standard Board (IASB)'s Agenda Formulation Process: A Case of Small and Medium-sized Entities (SMEs) standard

26th May 2010 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Susan Greer,

Affiliation:

Discipline of Accounting University of Sydney

Venue:

Room 214/5, Economics and Business Building (H69)

Title:

Accounting and Pastoral Power: The case of Indigentured Indigenous 'Apprenticeship' Programs in Australia

12th May 2010 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Neal Arthur,

Affiliation:

Discipline of Accounting University of Sydney

Venue:

Room 214/5, Economics and Business Building (H69)

Title:

Bonus Caps, Corporate Governance and Pay-Performance Sensitivity

28th Apr 2010 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Sharron O'Neill,

Affiliation:

Discipline of Accounting University of Sydney

Venue:

Room 214/5, Economics and Business Building (H69)

Title:

OHS Disclosure: Corporate Accountability or Instiutionalised Safewash?

14th Apr 2010 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Sandy van der Laan,

Affiliation:

Discipline of Accounting University of Sydney

Venue:

Room 214/5, Economics and Business Building (H69)

Title:

Funding Asbestos Liabilities: An investigation of corporate and regulatory responses

31st Mar 2010 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Igor Goncharov,

Affiliation:

University of Amsterdam Business School

Venue:

Room 214/5, Economics and Business Building (H69)

Title:

Does Reporting Timeliness Affect Book-Tax Differences?

17th Mar 2010 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Walter Schuster,

Affiliation:

Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden

Venue:

Room 214/5, Economics and Business Building (H69)

Title:

Standards, incentives and accounting practice - lessons from the IFRS transition in Sweden

3rd Mar 2010 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Rod Coyte and Gary Oliver,

Affiliation:

Discipline of Accounting University of Sydney

Venue:

Room 214/5, Economics and Business Building (H69)

Title:

Addressing Learning Issues in International Student Cohorts to Enhance Educational Outcomes in the Master of Professional Accounting

11th Feb 2010 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Brendan O'Dwyer,

Affiliation:

Amsterdam Business School, Netherlands

Venue:

Room 214/5, Economics and Business Building (H69)

Title:

Aligning programmatic ideals and technological capabilities: The case of sustainability assurance

20th Jan 2010 - 11:00 am

Speaker:

Gunther Gebhardt,

Affiliation:

Wolfgang Goethe University, Germany

Venue:

Room 214/5, Economics and Business Building (H69)

Title:

The Intransparency of Financial Risks in Bank Financial Statements