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John Dumay

John Dumay

Senior Lecturer

Rm 313
H69 - Economics and Business Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9036 7092
Fax +61 2 9351 6638


John is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and specialises in teaching Management Accounting. John worked for over 15 years as an independent business consultant across a wide variety of industries before joining academia after completing his PhD in 2008. His PhD entitled Intellectual Capital in Action: Australian Studies won the prestigious Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award for 2008 for the Knowledge Management category. John continues to research on the topic of intellectual capital, sustainability reporting and innovation. His research activities are closely linked with management practice.

John is the author or co-author of numerous academic journal articles publishing in prestigious journals such as VINE, Journal of Intellectual Capital, Public Management Review, Accounting Auditing and Accountability Journal and the British Accounting Review. He has twice won Highly Commended Paper awards for the Journal of Intellectual Capital (2008 and 2012) and the Outstanding Reviewer Award for the VINE journal (2012). John is also a member of the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Intellectual Capital, Journal of Human Resource Costing and Accounting and the Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management

John has a growing international reputation as a leading author and researcher on the topic of intellectual capital having been a visiting scholar at Stockholm Business School (2008, 2011 & 2012), University of Bologna (2011), Polytechnic University of the Marche (Italy, 2012) Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2012), Kobe Graduate School of Management (2012) and as a visiting Professor at Roma Tre University (2011 & 2012). John was also an invited speaker at an international symposium on Intangibles and Intellectual Capital: The Ultimate Accounting Frontier at the European Accounting Association Conference (Rome, 2011).

John’s reputation as an outstanding teacher is reflected in the continually high student satisfaction ratings he receives for his classes and his innovative teaching methods. As a result John won the Dean’s Citation for Teaching in 2011 as well as the Wayne Lonergan Award for Outstanding Teaching (Early Career) in 2011.

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