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Maria Cadiz Dyball

Maria Cadiz Dyball


Associate Professor

Rm 341
H69 - Codrington Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9351 6382
maria.dyball@sydney.edu.au

Bio

Maria Cadiz Dyball is an Associate Professor in the Discipline of Accounting at The University of Sydney, having previously worked at The University of New South Wales and Macquarie University. Maria is an active supervisor of research students and has extensive experience in teaching research methodology, corporate governance and management accounting units.

Maria’s research projects are interdisciplinary and collaborative in nature. Current research areas include management control systems in inter-organisational relationships including inter-firm innovation, and, in media organizations; migrant labour health and control; not-for-profit accountability; professional skepticism in audits, and, ethics in management accounting work.

Her research is recognized with awards including a 2007 Mary Parker Follett Award (Emerald Publishers’ Award for Excellence) for Most Outstanding Paper published in Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, and supported by external, competitive grants. Maria has published in leading international journals such as Accounting History, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Corporate Governance: an International Review, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Financial Accountability and Management and Journal of Business Ethics.

Dr Dyball serves on the editorial boards of Accounting History, Managerial Auditing Journal, and Qualitative Research in Financial Markets. She is an Associate Editor for Abacus. Dr Dyball is a member of the Research Panel for Certified Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Centre of Excellence Australasia.

2017

4
Journal Article/s

Jiao L, Harrison G, Dyball MC and Chen J 2017 'CEO values, stakeholder culture and stakeholder-based performance', Asia-Pacific Journal of Management, vol.34:4, pp. 875-99 [Link]

Dyball MC and Wang AF 2017 'The links among characteristics, controls and performance of inter-firm innovation projects', International Journal of Innovation Management, vol.21:6 [Link]

5
Conference Paper/s

Martinov-Bennie N, Dyball MC and Tweedie D 2017 'Professional scepticism through audit praxis: An Aristotelian theory of cultivating trait scepticism', 40th European Accounting Association (EAA) Annual Congress, Valencia, Spain, 12th May 2017

2016

4
Journal Article/s

Tweedie D and Dyball MC 2016 'Management accounting ethics – what type of accountant are you?', Ethical Lens – CIMA Roundup of Responsible Business Issues (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants), vol.June, pp. 3

5
Conference Paper/s

Dyball MC and Wang AF 2016 'Transaction characteristics, trust, controls and performance in inter‐firm innovations', 39th European Accounting Association (EAA) Annual Congress, Maastricht, Netherlands, 13th May 2016

2015

4
Journal Article/s

Dyball MC, Wang AF and Wright S 2015 '(Dis)Engaging with Sustainability: Evidence from an Australian Business Faculty', Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, vol.28:1, pp. 69-101

5
Conference Paper/s

Aschauer E, Martinov-Bennie N and Dyball MC 2015 'Comparing Financial and Tax Audit Regimes: Auditors’ Professional Scepticism, Auditor-client Relationships, and Audit Evidence, Efficiency and Quality', 38th European Accounting Association Annual Congress 2015, Glasgow, United Kingdom, 30th April 2015

Dyball MC and Wang AF 2015 'Transactional factors, trust, controls and performance in inter‐firm innovations', Monforma, Melbourne, Australia, 13th February 2015

2014

2
Book Section/s

Dyball MC and Thompson I 2014 'Sustainabilty and Accounting Education' in Sustainability in Accounting Education, ed. M.C. Dyball, I. Thomson and R.M.S. Wilson, Routledge, New York, United States

3
Edited Book/s

Dyball MC, Thompson I and Wilson RMS 2014 'Sustainability in Accounting Education', Routledge, New York, United States

4
Journal Article/s

Altaher NA, Dyball MC and Evans E 2014 'A study of the emergence of the Kuwaiti Association of Accountants and Auditors', Accounting History, vol.19:1-2, pp. 255-78

5
Conference Paper/s

Tweedie D and Dyball MC 2014 'Balancing Strategy and Obligation: Ethics Education for Management Accountants', 4th Annual Australasian Business Ethics Network ABEN Conference, Sydney, Australia, 2nd December 2014

2013

4
Journal Article/s

O'Donnell L, Kramar R and Dyball MC 2013 'Complementing a positivist approach to investment analysis with critical realism: challenges and a way forward', Qualitative Research in Financial Markets, vol.5:1, pp. 6-25

Tweedie D, Dyball MC, Hazelton J and Wright S 2013 'Teaching Global Ethical Standards: A Case and Strategy for Broadening the Accounting Ethics Curriculum', Journal of Business Ethics, vol.115:1, pp. 1-15

5
Conference Paper/s

Dyball MC 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

Chen JH, Dyball MC and Kilgore A 2013 'The Effect of Stakeholder Power and Salience on Not-for-Profit Accountability', American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Anaheim, United States, 7th August 2013

Chen J, Dyball MC, Kilgore A and Cummings L 2013 'Who and What Really Count? An Examination of Stakeholder Attributes and Salience in the Not-for-Profit Sector', Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand AFAANZ Conference, Perth, Australia, 9th July 2013

Palupi A, Cummings L and Dyball MC 2013 'A Sociological Analysis of the Asian Development Bank’s Funding of Indonesian Government Accounting Education (2004-2011)', European Accounting Association EAA Congress, Paris, France, 8th May 2013

Chen JH, Dyball MC and Kilgore A 2013 'The Effect of Stakeholder Power and Salience on Not-for-Profit Accountability', European Accounting Association EAA Congress, Paris, France, 8th May 2013

Palupi A, Dyball MC and Cummings L 2013 'A Sociology Analysis of the Indonesian Institute of Accountants in the Field of Government Accounting, 1950-2005', International Conference of Critical Accounting, New York, United States, 26th April 2013

2012

2
Book Section/s

Chaikin D and Dyball MC 2012 'Tax Compliance and Administrative Challenges: Lessons from the Philippine experience' in Tax in ASEAN and China: Local institutions, regionalism, global systems and economic development, ed. N. Sharkey, Routledge, New York, United States, pp. 73-96

4
Journal Article/s

Wright S, Dyball MC, Byers P and Radich R 2012 'Preparing Students for an International Career: The Case for Contextualizing and Integrating Ethics Education', Asian Social Science, vol.8:4, pp. 97-108

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

5
Conference Paper/s

Abdullah NH, Dyball MC and Evans E 2012 'The Professionalization Project in High Income Oil Exporting Countries: The Case of Kuwait (1973–1985)', 13th World Congress of Accounting Historians WCAH, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, 19th July 2012

Wang F and Dyball MC 2012 'Management Control Systems and Performance in Australian Inter-organisational Relationships: The Role of Trust', Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand AFAANZ Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 3rd July 2012

Wang F and Dyball MC 2012 'Management Control Systems and Relational Performance in Inter-organisational Relationships: The Role of Justice and Competence Trust', Global Management Accounting Research Symposium GMARS, Copenhagen, Denmark, 22nd June 2012

2011

4
Journal Article/s

Dyball MC, Cummings L and Yu H 2011 'Adoption of the Concept of a Balanced Scorecard within NSW Health: An Exploration of Staff Attitudes', Financial Accountability and Management, vol.27:3, pp. 335-61

Wright S, Byers P, Dyball MC, Hazelton J and Radich R 2011 'Engaging Staff in Curriculum Change: Reflections from an Accounting Ethics Initiative', Asian Social Science, vol.7:11, pp. 93-99

5
Conference Paper/s

Wright S, Byers P, Dyball MC, Hazelton J and Radich R 2011 'Engaging Staff in Curriculum Change: Reflections from an Accounting Ethics Initiative', The RMIT Accounting Educators’ Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 14th November 2011

Palupi A, Cummings L and Dyball MC 2011 'The transformation of Indonesian Government Accounting during the Reform Period: A Bourdieun Analysis', 13th Biennial Conference of the Comparative International Governmental Accounting Research CIGAR Network, Ghent, Belgium, 10th June 2011

2010

4
Journal Article/s

Dyball MC, Reid A, Ross P and Schoch H 2010 'Compulsory Groupwork: Accounting Students’ Conceptions and Suggestions', Asian Review of Accounting, vol.18:2, pp. 92-105

Cummings L, Dyball MC and Chen JH 2010 'Voluntary disclosures as a mechanism for defining entity status in Australian not-for-profit organizations', Australian Accounting Review, vol.20:2, pp. 154-64

5
Conference Paper/s

Dyball MC and Rooney J 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 AHIC Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, 20th August 2010

Dyball MC and Rooney J 2010 'Re-visiting the Interface between Race and Accounting: The Case of Filipino Workers in the Hamakua Milling Company, 1921-1939', 6th Asia Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting APIRA Conference, Sydney, Australia, 13th July 2010

Wang F, Dyball MC and Wright S 2010 'Sustainability in an Australian University: Staff Perceptions', 6th Asia Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting APIRA Conference, Sydney, Australia, 13th July 2010

Dyball MC and Lau CJ 2010 'Quizzes and Self-regulated Learning Strategies: Evidence from Accounting Students', Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand AFAANZ Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand, 6th July 2010

Wang F, Dyball MC and Wright S 2010 'Sustainability in an Australian University: Staff Perceptions', Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand AFAANZ Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand, 6th July 2010

2009

1
Book/s

Dyball MC 2009 'A Virtual Profession in the American Empire: The genesis of the Philippine accounting profession', VDM Verlag, Berlin, Germany

2
Book Section/s

Dyball MC 2009 'Formal rationality in the Spanish empire: Government accounting in the Philippine Tobacco Monopoly, 1769-1799' in Practices, Profession and Pedagogy in Accounting - Essays in Honour of Bill Birkett, ed. J. Baxter and C. Poullaos, Sydney University Press, Sydney, Australia, pp. 138-75

4
Journal Article/s

Cummings L, Dyball MC and Pang C 2009 'Accounting for carbons', INTHEBLACK, pp. 49-51

O’Donnell L, Kramar R and Dyball MC 2009 'Human Capital Reporting: Should it be Industry Specific?', Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, vol.47:3, pp. 358-73

Chen R, Dyball MC and Wright S 2009 'The link between board composition and corporate diversification in Australian corporations', Corporate Governance: an International Review, vol.17:2, pp. 208-23

5
Conference Paper/s

Cummings L, Dyball MC and Pang C 2009 'Hazy Views: Measurement and Reporting Issues Surrounding Carbon Accounting', Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research CSEAR Downunder Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand, 8th December 2009

Dyball MC, Radich R, Wright S, Mackenzie C and Byers P 2009 'Ethics education in accounting: Exploring the influence of culture, gender, and experience', 14th Annual Symposium on Ethics Research in Accounting, New York, United States, 5th August 2009

2008

4
Journal Article/s

Chen R, Dyball MC and Wright S 2008 'Corporate Strategy – does it matter who sits on the board?', Keeping Good Companies, pp. 330-32

5
Conference Paper/s

Cummings L, Dyball MC and Chen J 2008 'Identify and Self-Definition within the Australian Non-for-Profit Sector', 8th International Conference of The International Society for Third-Sector Research ISTR, Barcelona, Spain, 12th July 2008

Dyball MC, Cummings L and Yu H 2008 'Adoption of the Concept of a Balanced Scorecard within NSW Health and Hunter New England Health: An Exploration of Staff Attitudes', Accounting & Finance Associations of Australia and New Zealand AFAANZ Conference, Sydney, Australia, 8th July 2008

Dyball MC, Cummings L and Yu H 2008 'Adoption of the Concept of a Balanced Scorecard within NSW Health and Hunter New England Health: An Exploration of Staff Attitudes', Global Management Accounting Research Symposium GMARS, Sydney, Australia, 13th June 2008

2007

4
Journal Article/s

Dyball MC, Poullaos C and Chua WF 2007 'Accounting and empire: professionalisation as resistance, the case of the Philippines', Critical Perspectives on Accounting, vol.18:4, pp. 415-49

Dyball MC, Reid A, Ross P and Schoch H 2007 'Evaluating assessed group-work in a second-year management accounting subject', Accounting Education: an International Journal, vol.16:2, pp. 145-62

Cummings L, Dyball MC and Chen J 2007 'Self perception and the struggle for identity in the Australian not-for-profit sector', Charter, pp. 70-71

5
Conference Paper/s

Chen R, Dyball MC and Wright S 2007 'Exploring the Role of the Board of Directors in Corporate Strategic Choice: Australian Evidence', Fifth Asia Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting Conference APIRA, Auckland, New Zealand, 10th July 2007

Chen R, Dyball MC and Wright S 2007 'Exploring the Role of the Board of Directors in Corporate Strategic Choice: Australian Evidence', Accounting & Finance Associations of Australia and New Zealand AFAANZ Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, 3rd July 2007

O'Donnell L, Kramar R and Dyball MC 2007 'Quest for Dialogue: HR’s Imminent Role in Improving Communication between Boards and Investors', 9th International Human Resource Management Conference, Tallinn, Estonia, 15th June 2007

2006

4
Journal Article/s

Dyball MC, Chua WF and Poullaos C 2006 'Mediating between colonizer and colonized in the American empire: accounting for government monies in the Philippines', Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, vol.19:1, pp. 47-81

5
Conference Paper/s

Dyball MC, Reid A, Ross P and Schoch H 2006 'Exploring Students' Experience of Group Work in an Accounting Subject: A Phenomenographic Study', 10th World Congress of Accounting Educators, Istanbul, Turkey, 11th November 2006

Dyball MC 2006 'Challenges of group-work case studies', Learning and Teaching Forum: Innovative Research Universities Australia, Adelaide, Australia, 22nd September 2006

Dyball MC 2006 'Accounting and accountability relations in the Spanish empire: the case of the Philippine tobacco monopoly, 1769-1799', 8th Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Accounting Conference, Cardiff, United Kingdom, 12th July 2006

Dyball MC, Reid A, Ross P and Schoch H 2006 'Exploring Students' Experience of Group Work in an Accounting Subject: A Phenomenographic Study', Accounting & Finance Associations of Australia and New Zealand AFAANZ Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, 4th July 2006

2005

5
Conference Paper/s

Dyball MC, Reid A, Ross P and Schoch H 2005 'Evaluating assessed group work in a second-year management accounting course', Asian Academic Accounting Association Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 17th November 2005

Dyball MC, Reid A, Ross P and Schoch H 2005 'Evaluating assessed group work in a second-year management accounting course', Accounting & Finance Associations of Australia and New Zealand AFAANZ Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 5th July 2005

Dyball MC, Poullaos C and Chua WF 2005 'The phantom emergence of the Philippine accounting profession', Critical Perspectives on Accounting Conference, New York, Australia, 30th April 2005

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Dyball MC, Reid A, Ross P and Schoch H 2005 'Using phenomenography as a means of exploring students’ experience of group-work in an accounting subject', Proceedings of the Accounting Educators Forum, Sydney, Australia, 25th November 2005

2004

5
Conference Paper/s

Dyball MC, Chua WF and Poullaos C 2004 'Good government and the prejudices of the people: the case of the Philippine National Bank, 1916-1924', 10th World Congress of Accounting Historians WCAH, St. Louis and Oxford, United States, 5th August 2004

Dyball MC, Chua WF and Poullaos C 2004 'Good government and the prejudices of the people: the case of the Philippine National Bank, 1916-1924', Fourth Asia Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting APIRA Conference, Singapore, 6th July 2004

2003

5
Conference Paper/s

Dyball MC, Poullaos C and Chua WF 2003 'The phantom emergence of the Philippine accounting profession', 3rd Accounting History International Conference AHIC, Siena, Italy, 19th September 2003

11
Seminar Paper/s

Dyball MC 2003 'Making Business Socially Responsible: A Discussion, College of Business Administration Guest Lecture, University of the Philippines, Quezon City, Philippines, 12 February 2003

2000

2
Book Section/s

Dyball MC 2000 'Resource Provision and Consumption' in Management Accounting for Change: Process Improvement and Innovation, ed. M. Briers and J. MacMullen, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

10
Report/s

Valcarcel LJ and Dyball MC 2000 'The public and private domains of ethics in Philippine public accounting', Professorial Chair Lecture, College of Business Administration

1999

4
Journal Article/s

Dyball MC and Valcarcel LJ 1999 'The ‘Rational’ and ‘Traditional’: The Regulation of Accounting in the Philippines', Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, vol.12:3, pp. 303-27

11
Seminar Paper/s

Dyball MC 1999 'External Reporting: The Role of the External Auditor, College of Business Administration Guest Lecture, University of the Philippines, Quezon City, Philippines, 24 February 1999

1998

4
Journal Article/s

Dyball MC 1998 'Corporate annual reports as Promotional Tools: The Case of Australian National Industries Limited', Asian Review of Accounting, vol.6:2, pp. 25-53

1996

11
Seminar Paper/s

Dyball MC 1996 'Budgeting, NSW Department of Community Services Training Seminar, Sydney, Australia, 12 March 1996

1995

5
Conference Paper/s

Dyball MC 1995 'Corporate Annual Reports as Spectacles: the case of Australian National Industries Ltd', First Asian Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting APIRA Conference, University of NSW, Sydney, Australia, 5th July 1995

1994

11
Seminar Paper/s

Dyball MC 1994 'The Competitive Environment, College of Business Administration Guest Lecture, University of the Philippines, Quezon City, Philippines, 15 December 1994

Selected grants

2015 - 2015

  • Using MCS to balance accuracy, immediacy and innovation; Dyball M, Smith D; Certified Institute of Certified Management Accountants (CIMA) Centre of Excellence Australasia/Research grant.

2014 - 2015

  • Balancing organisational and professional obligations in management accounting; Tweedie D, Dyball M; Certified Institute of Certified Management Accountants (CIMA) Centre of Excellence Australasia/Research grant.

2014 - 2015

  • Professional Scepticism in Audit Engagements; Dyball M, Martinov-Bennie N; Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand/Research Grant.

2013 - 2014

  • A study on how firms conceptualise and apply professional scepticism in an audit context; Leung P, Dyball M, Martinov-Bennie N; The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia/Research Grant Scheme.

2013 - 2014

  • Formal and Social Controls in Inter-organisational Innovations of Australian Firms; Dyball M, Wang F; Certified Institute of Certified Management Accountants (CIMA) Centre of Excellence Australasia/Research grant.

2013 - 2014

  • Exploring strategic and professional obligations in management accounting; Dyball M, Tweedie D; Macquarie University/Research Starter Grant.

2012 - 2013

  • Organisational Justice and Trust in the Design of Management Control Systems in Interorganisational relationships: A Study of Australian Listed Domestic Firms; Dyball M, Wang F, Vatanasakdakul S; CPA Australia Ltd/Research Grant.

2011 - 2012

  • Building SMEs capacity to tackle climate change issues: identifying enablers and barriers to engagement; Dyball M, Cummings L; CPA Australia Ltd/Research Grant.

2011 - 2012

  • Stakeholder Salience and Accountability in the Australian Not-for-Profit Sector; Dyball M, Chen J, Cummings L; Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ)/Research Grant.

2010 - 2011

  • Ethical thinking through self-awareness and a sense of connectedness with others - design and evaluation of an ethics module in a postgraduate unit; Dyball M; Macquarie University/Competitive Grant.

2010 - 2011

  • Investigating an Optimal Approach for the Australian Accounting Profession to respond to Anti-Money Laundering Regulation ; Dyball M, Chaikin D; The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia/Research Grant Scheme.

2009 - 2010

  • Alignment and Development of Learning, Teaching and Assessment Resources for Ethics Education in Accounting Programs; Wright S, Hazelton J, Dyball M; Macquarie University/Learning and Teaching Priority Grant.

2009 - 2009

  • Organisational Performance and Reporting Network; Dyball M; Macquarie University/FBE Strategic Support for Research Strengths.

2009 - 2010

  • The Impact of the ASX Corporate Governance Recommendations on Corporate Risk Management ; Wright S, Dyball M, Evans E; Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ)/Research Grant.

2009 - 2009

  • Quizzes and Self-regulated Learning Strategies: Evidence from Accounting Students; Dyball M; Macquarie University/Inaugural Foundation in Learning and Teaching (FILT) Alumni Scholarship.

Recent Units Taught

  • ACCT5002 Managerial Accounting and Decision Making

    2016: S1,
    2015: S1, S2,

  • ACCT6005 Management Control Systems

    2016: S1,

  • ACCT6120 Corporate Governance and Accountability

    2017: S1, S2,
    2016: S2,