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Max Baker


Rm 318
H69 - Economics and Business Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9036 7084
Fax +61 2 9351 6638


Max Baker is a lecturer in the Discipline of Accounting. Before his academic career Max worked for a number of large companies such as PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Macquarie Bank. As an academic his research has explored corporate accountability, ethics, identity and corporate social responsibility and has been published in a number of top tier academic journals, books and industry reports. As an outstanding teacher in the area of management accounting Max won a number of prestigious teaching awards. Max is also an active member of the Balanced Enterprise Research Network.

Newsroom articles

  • Reporting 'misrepresents' business sustainability: study 31 Mar 2014

    The Conversation

    A report fins that several Australian companies could be inflating their adherence to corporate social responsibility guidelines. Max Baker is interviewed in the article.

  • Obama's concession on spying makes implicit case for leaks 21 Jan 2014

    The Conversation

    Max Baker and Jane Andrew co-authored an op-ed piece examining the implications of the reforms of the National Security Agency announced by President Obama.

  • Good reason to be a lawyer 13 Jan 2014

    The Australian

    Max Baker authored an opinion piece published in the Australian responding to Adam Creighton's article Too many laws, too many lawyers. Read more

  • GrainCorp interview 19 Nov 2013

    ABC NewsRadio

    ABC NewsRadio interviews Max about ADM's dark history and whether it is likely to affect Graincorp's future performance in terms of social responsibility.

  • Archer Daniels Midland, GrainCorp and the liability firewall 19 Nov 2013

    The Conversation

    Max Baker discusses the government's pending decision to allow the sale of our largest publicly listed agribusinesses, GrainCorp, to giant American company Archer Daniels Midland.

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