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Jim Rooney

Jim Rooney


Lecturer

Rm 330
H69 - Economics and Business Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9351 3079
Fax +61 2 9351 6638
jim.rooney@sydney.edu.au


Bio

Jim's research interests include management control, risk management and management decision-making applied to diverse environments including financial services, emergency services, philanthropy, intellectual capital, innovation and carbon emission mitigation. Accounting history in the context of significant social movements such as migration and organised labour is also a strong focus.

Prior to his full time appointment at the University of Sydney, Jim had contract appointments at the Macquarie Graduate School of Management and Edith Cowan University.

Jim has over 20 years business experience in general management, service operations, accounting, consulting, and Information Technology roles, largely in the Financial Services industry. He has worked for and with a number of leading Australian and Global financial institutions and consulting organisations including Cap Gemini, KPMG, GE Money, Citibank, Abbey National, Westpac and NAB.

Publications

2014

4
Journal Article/s

Rooney J and Dumay J 2014 Forthcoming 'Numbers versus Narrative: An examination of a controversy', Financial Accountability & Management

2013

2
Book Section/s

Searle BJ and Rooney J 2013 'Proactivity at work: A path to organisational sustainability' in Fresh Thoughts in Sustainable Leadership, ed. Gayle Avery & Bronwyn Hughes, Tilde University Press, Prahran, Australia, pp. 84-96

4
Journal Article/s

Rooney J 2013 'Alternative Representation of Management Control Design: An empirical exploration and critical analysis', Australasian Accounting Business and Finance Journal, vol.7:4, pp. 81-96 Link

Coyte R, Rooney J and Phua B 2013 'The Impossibility of Philanthropic Funding Decisions: The Australian Non-Government Funder Experience', Financial Accountability and Management (Special Issue: The Primacy and Complexity of Government Accounting), vol.29:4, pp. 397-418 Link

Dumay J, Rooney J and Marini L 2013 'An Intellectual Capital-based differentiation theory of innovation practice', Journal of Intellectual Capital, vol.14:4, pp. 608-33 Link

Rooney J and Cuganesan S 2013 'The Control Dynamics of Outsourcing Involving an Early-Stage Firm', Accounting and Business Research, vol.43:5, pp. 506-29 Link

5
Conference Paper/s

Cadiz Dyball M and Rooney J 2013 'A Progressive Era Case Study of Accounting for Migrant Worker Health', 5th Annual Conference of Academic Association of Historians in Australian and New Zealand Business Schools AAHANZBS, University of Sydney, Australia, 8th November 2013

Rooney J 2013 'Prosocial Behaviour and the Mitigation of Risk: an exploration of individual calculation and decision-making judgment', 36th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association EAA 2013, Paris, France, 8th May 2013

2012

2
Book Section/s

Rooney J 2012 'Inter-Organisational Relationships as a Complex Adaptive System' in Best Practices in Management Accounting, ed. Greg N Gregoriou & Nigel Finch, Palgrave Macmillan, London, United Kingdom, pp. 20-32

Rooney J 2012 'Recent Progress in Management Control Depiction' in Best Practices in Management Accounting, ed. Greg N Gregoriou & Nigel Finch, Palgrave Macmillan, London, United Kingdom, pp. 72-88

4
Journal Article/s

Dyball MC and Rooney J 2012 'Re-visiting the interface between race and accounting: Filipino workers at the Hamakua Milling Company, 1921-1939', Accounting History, vol.17:2, pp. 221-40 Link

5
Conference Paper/s

Frost G, Rooney J and Lee P 2012 'Exploring Sustainability Considerations in Capital Budgeting Decisions', 11th Australasian Centre on Social and Environmental Accounting Research A-CSEAR Conference 2012 - “People & Place”, Wollongong, Australia, 4th December 2012

Rooney J 2012 'Management Control, Outsourcing Performance and Buyer Financial Outcomes', American Accounting Association Annual Meeting AAA 2012 - "Seeds of Innovation", Washington, D.C., United States, 8th August 2012

Rooney J 2012 'The Role of Accounting in Market Understanding of Derivative Asset Risk', 35th European Accounting Association EAA Annual Congress 2012, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 11th May 2012

2011

4
Journal Article/s

Dumay J and Rooney J 2011 '"Measuring for Managing?": An IC practice case study', Journal of Intellectual Capital, vol.12:3, pp. 344-55

Dumay J and Rooney J 2011 'Dealing with an ageing workforce: Current and future implications', Journal of Human Resource Costing and Accounting, vol.15:3, pp. 174-95

5
Conference Paper/s

Dumay J and Rooney J 2011 'Numbers versus narratives: An examination of a controversy', Critical Perspectives on Accounting Conference 2011, Clearwater Beach, United States, 12th July 2011

Dumay J and Rooney J 2011 'The Story of an Intellectual Capital Controversy: Deciding Between Numbers and Narratives', Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand AFAANZ Conference 2011, Darwin, Australia, 5th July 2011

Rooney J 2011 'Accounting and Accountability in Evaluating Credit Risk: Insights from the Australian Residential Home Loan Industry Practice', 34th European Accounting Association Annual Congress EAA 2011, Rome, Italy, 22nd April 2011

Dumay J and Rooney J 2011 'Is "If it can't be measured it can't be managed" really true?', 3rd European Conference on Intellectual Capital ECIC-2011, Nicosia, Cyprus, 19th April 2011

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Rooney J and Hughes K 2011 'Intelligent Accountability: an empirical study of the interaction between philanthropic aims, funding decisions and improved outcomes for beneficiaries', 25th Annual Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management ANZAM Conference 2011, Wellington, New Zealand, 9th December 2011

2010

5
Conference Paper/s

Rooney J and Dyball MC 2010 'Re-visiting the Interface between Race and Accounting: The Case of Filipino Workers in the Hamakua Milling Company, 1921-1939', 6th Accounting History International Conference 2010 - "Accounting and the State", Wellington, New Zealand, 20th August 2010

Rooney J and Hughes K 2010 'Emergency Response Organisations: eco-efficiency and 'compassionate' accountability', Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2010 - "Dare to Care: Passion and Compassion in Management Practice and Research", Montreal , Canada, 10th August 2010

Dyball MC and Rooney J 2010 'Re-visiting the interface between race and accounting', 6th Asia Pacific Interdisciplinary Research In Accounting Conference APIRA 2010, University of Sydney, Australia, 13th July 2010

Rooney J and Cuganesan S 2010 'Complex Adaptive Systems and Interorganisational Relationships: An Exploratin of the Australian Residential Home Loan Industry', 6th Asia Pacific Interdisciplinary Research In Accounting Conference APIRA 2010, University of Sydney, Australia, 13th July 2010

Rooney J and Cuganesan S 2010 'The Emergence of Management Control Problems, Co-evolution & Path Dependency in Interorganisational Relationships: An Exploration in the Australian Residential Home Loan Industry', GLOBAL Management Accounting Research Symposium GMARS 2010, East Lansing, United States, 11th June 2010

Rooney J and Cuganesan S 2010 'Patterns of Change in Management Control of Outsourcing Relationships', 33rd European Accounting Association EAA Annual Congress 2010, Istanbul, Turkey, 21st May 2010

2009

4
Journal Article/s

Rooney J and Cuganesan S 2009 'Contractual and Accounting Controls in Outsourcing Agreements – Evidence from the Australian home loan industry', Australian Accounting Review, vol.19:2, pp. 80-92

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Rooney J and Hughes K 2009 'Balancing sustainability and effectiveness in emergency response: an initial exploration using content analysis', 23rd Annual Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management ANZAM Conference 2009, Melbourne, Australia, 4th December 2009

2008

5
Conference Paper/s

Rooney J and Hughes K 2008 'Structuring Emergency Response: How Organisational Design Facilitates The State Emergency Services (SES) Supply Chain (poster presentation)', Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management 22nd ANZAM Annual Conference 2008, Auckland, New Zealand, 5th December 2008

2006

4
Journal Article/s

Cuganesan S, Rooney J and Silvi R 2006 'Contractual and Accounting Controls in Outsourcing Agreements', Journal of Law and Financial Management, vol.5:1, pp. 8-17

5
Conference Paper/s

Rooney J and Hughes K 2006 'Operational Performance and Governance of Outsourced Logistics Service Providers in Humanitarian Supply Chains', Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management 20th ANZAM Annual Conference 2006, Rockhampton, Qld, Australia, 9th December 2006

Rooney J and Hughes K 2006 'Performance Measurement of Outsourced Logistics Service Providers in Disaster Relief Context', Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Operations Management Symposium, Wellington, New Zealand, 1st - 30th June 2006

Hughes K and Rooney J 2006 'Outsourced Business Activities: Examining the Issues and Gaps in Performance Measurement (poster presentation)', Academy of Management 2006 Conference, Atlanta , United States, 1st - 31st January 2006

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