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Matthew Egan

Matthew Egan

BCom Melb.; BSc(Env) (Hons) CA.; PhD Sydney
Lecturer

Rm 316
H69 - Economics and Business Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9036 9060
Fax +61 2 9351 6638
matthew.egan@sydney.edu.au


Bio

Matthew is a lecturer and has worked within the Discipline of Accounting since 2003. He completed his PhD by research in early 2012. His research interests includes the emergence of organisational strategies focused on 'sustainability' and understanding how that impacts on management practice, accounting routines, and other organisational behaviours. His PhD focused on exploring the detail and motivations behind, the emergence of water management and accounting systems and techniques in organisations operating in the Sydney region. Prior to employment in academia, Matthew has worked as a finance manager, company secretary, external auditor and internal auditor including experience within a medium-sized publicly listed entity and over seven years' experience in two chartered accounting firms in Australia and Solomon Islands.

Publications

2014

1
Book/s

Clarke FL, Dean G and Egan M 2014 'The Unaccountable & Ungovernable Corporation: Companies' use-by date close in', Routledge, Abingdon, United Kingdom, pp. 177

4
Journal Article/s

Dean G, Clarke FL and Egan M 2014 'Corporate capers, accounting and governance reform', Governance Directions, vol.October:9, pp. 541-45

Egan M 2014 'Making water count: water accountability change within an Australian university', Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, vol.27:2, pp. 259-82 Link

Egan M 2014 'Progress towards institutionalising field-wide water efficiency change', Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, vol.27:5, pp. 809-33 Link

Egan M 2014 Forthcoming 'Driving water management change where economic incentive is limited', Journal of Business Ethics

2013

4
Journal Article/s

Egan M 2013 'Water Footprint: Help or Hindrance? (Article Review)', Social and Environmental Accountability Journal, vol.33:2, pp. 113-4

5
Conference Paper/s

Egan M 2013 'Progress toward Institutionalising Field-wide Water Efficiency Change', 7th Asia Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting Conference APIRA 2013, Kobe, Japan, 28th July 2013

2012

5
Conference Paper/s

Egan M 2012 'Evidence for the institutionalisation of water management change in Sydney', 11th Australasian Centre on Social and Environmental Accounting Research A-CSEAR Conference 2012 - “People & Place”, Wollongong, Australia, 4th December 2012

Egan M 2012 'Integrating water management change in the food and beverage industry in Sydney in the late 2000s', International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility ICCSR 10th Anniversary Conference – “CSR Futures: Knowledge & Practice”, Nottingham, United Kingdom, 27th April 2012

Egan M 2012 'Visualising water management through non-accountant generated accounting', 48th British Accounting and Finance Association BAFA Annual Conference, Brighton, United Kingdom, 19th April 2012

7
Thesis

Egan M 2012 'Water management and accounting change: a study of food and beverage producing organisations', Discipline of Accounting, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Link

2011

4
Journal Article/s

Egan M 2011 'Book Review: The Water Footprint Assessment Manual. Setting the Global Standard, by A.Y. Hoekstra, A.K. Chapagain, M.M. Aldaya and M.M. Mekonnen, London, United Kingdom, Earthscan, 2011, 224 pp., ISBN 978-1-849712-79-8', Social and Environmental Accountability Journal, vol.31:2, pp. 181-2

Dragovich D and Egan M 2011 'Salt weathering and experimental desalination treatment of building sandstone, Sydney (Australia)', Environmental Earth Sciences, vol.62:2, pp. 277-288

5
Conference Paper/s

Egan M 2011 'Are accountants doing sustainability? The case of water management in the food and beverage industry in Australia in the late 2000s', The RMIT Accounting for Sustainability Conference 2011, Melbourne, Australia, 27th May 2011

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Egan M 2011 'Can accountants do sustainability? The case of water management in the Australian food and beverage sector', 10th Australasian Conference on Social and Environmental Accounting Research CSEAR 2011, Launceston, Australia, 7th December 2011

2010

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Egan M 2010 'Water management in Australia. Progressing towards institutionalisation in 2009', 6th Asia Pacific Interdisciplinary Research In Accounting Conference APIRA 2010, Sydney, Australia, 13th July 2010

10
Report/s

Egan M and Frost G 2010 'Corporate water reporting: A study of the Australian food, beverage and tobacco sector',

2009

4
Journal Article/s

Egan M 2009 'Sydney Water Sector Change and Industrial Water Management: research note', Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change, vol.5:2, pp. 277-93

5
Conference Paper/s

Egan M 2009 'Water management and accounting in a large educational institution', Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Accounting IPA Conference 2009, Innsbruck University School of Management, Austria, 11th July 2009

Dragovich D and Egan M 2009 'Removal of accumulated salts from surfaces of sandstone building stone, Sydney (Australia)', 7th International Conference of Geomorphology ANZIAG - "Ancient Landscapes - Modern Perspectives", Melbourne, Australia, 11th July 2009

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Egan M 2009 'Water management in the Food and Beverage Industry in Sydney, Australia. Institutional Drivers and Organisational Fields', 8th Australasian Conference on Social and Environmental Accounting Research CSEAR 2009, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 8th December 2009

Egan M 2009 'Water management and accounting in a large educational institution', 1st International Conference on Sustainable Management of Public and Not For Profit Organisations SMOG 2009, University of Bologna, Forli, Italy, 3rd July 2009

8
Magazine Article/s

Egan M and Frost G 2009 'Taking account of water', INTHEBLACK, vol.79:06, pp. 53-4

2008

5
Conference Paper/s

Egan M 2008 'Water Management and Accounting in a large Sydney-based Educational Institution', 7th Australasian Conference on Social and Environmental Accounting Research - ‘Sustainability Accounting – A Question for Management’, Adelaide, Australia, 9th December 2008

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Egan M 2008 'Factors driving water accounting and change in the Sydney water sector', Global Accounting and Organisational Change Conference GAOC 2008 - The role of accounting in organisational (and social) change, Melbourne, Australia, 11th July 2008 Link

2007

6
Conference Proceeding/s

Egan M 2007 'Management responses that aim to address environmental impacts and the accounting tools used to support them', Fifth Asia Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting (APIRA) Conference-Emerging Scholars' Colloquium, Auckland, New Zealand, 1st January 2007-31st December 2007

Egan M 2007 'Australian Water Industry Modernisation Reforms and Water Accounting', 6th Australasian CSEAR Conference, Sydney, Australia, 4th December 2007

10
Report/s

Egan M 2007 'Desalination of Sydney Sandstone. A case study into treatment of weathered sandstone blocks from the Sydney Hospital and the Australian Museum', Department of Commerce

2006

5
Conference Paper/s

Egan M 2006 'Accounting controls and environmental management systems in Australia', Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research Conference CSEAR06, Wellington, New Zealand, 22nd November 2006

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