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Researcher: O'Donovan, GM (Professor Gary O'Donovan)

Fields of Research

Accounting, Auditing and Accountability
Business and Management
Accounting Theory and Standards
Business Information Management (incl. Records, Knowledge and Information Management, and Intelligence)
Sustainability Accounting and Reporting
Education
Auditing and Accountability
Gender Specific Studies
Education Assessment and Evaluation
International Accounting
Tourism Management
Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Tourism Policy

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Education and Training Systems
Financial Services
Management
Management and Productivity
Finance Services
Socio-Cultural Issues in Tourism
Macroeconomics
Measurement Standards and Calibration Services
Ecological Economics
Government and Politics
Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
International Trade
Tourism Infrastructure Development

Career Best Publications

Corporate governance and environmental reporting: an Australian study; Corporate Governance
Environmental Disclosures in the Annual Report: Extending the Applicability and Predictive Power of Legitimacy Theory; Accounting, Auditing and Accountability
Environmental Reporting in Australian Annual Reports: 1983-2003; School of Business & Information Management Seminar
International trade in Australian accounting services and Australian accounting firms: State of play; International Review of Business Research Papers
Pulp, politics, process and pollution: Gunns Ltd and the Tamar Valley pulp mill; Corporate Social Responsibility A Case Study Approach
Social Reporting and Australian Banks: Endorsement or Pretence to the Triple Bottom Line; Journal of Corporate Citizenship
The effect of environmental activism on the long-run market value of a company: a case study; Journal of Business Ethics
The Pulp Mill and Business; Pulp Friction in Tasmania

Research Publications

17. Reporting Strategies in the Australian Chemical Industry in Response to Legitimacy Threatening Events; Deakin University Faculty of Business and Law Seminar Series
8. Strengthening the Ethical Practices of Organisations; Business and Economics Society International Conference
A Plea to 'Keep it Simple Stupid'; Enterprise
Accountants and Sustainable Business Practices in Small to Medium Enterprises; Institute of Public Accountants, Tasmanian Symposium
Accounting Education: Then and Now; National Accountant
Accounting for the Environment: It's a Dirty Business; Tasmanian Congress and Small Business Symposium 2011
Australian Banks as Corporate Citizens: Are They Toeing the Triple Bottom Line?; 3rd Asia Pacific Interdisciplinary Research Association Conference
Business Education - the times they are a' changing; Enterprise
Business Imperatives for Sustainability; CPA Australia Seminar
Cap and Trade- the New Buzz Words; Enterprise
Careers Marketing - Did you Know?
Corporate Environmental Reporting: Developing a Legitimacy Theory Model; AAANZ Annual Conference
Corporate Environmental Reporting: Symbolic or Substantive?; Business Ethics Conference
Corporate Governance and Accountability: An Educational Focus; Contemporary Issues in Accounting, Business & Taxation
Corporate Governance and Accountability: An Educational Focus; National Institute of Accountants Congress
Corporate governance and environmental reporting: an Australian study; Corporate Governance
Corporate Governance and Flexible Delivery; Teaching Matters Conference
Corporate Social Disclosures and the Application of Legitimacy Theory; School of Accounting & Finance Occasional Paper
Corporate Social Responsibility: Do Australian Banks Toe the Triple Bottom Line?; Banking and Financial Services Journal
Corporate Social Responsibility: From Rhetoric to Reality; Enterprise
Corporate Social Responsibility: Gunns and the Restless; Master Builders Tasmania Annual Conference
Corporate Social Responsibility: Gunns Ltd and the Tamar Valley Pulp Mill; National Institute of Accountants Tasmanian State Congress
Don't Mention It - Coode Island and Environmental Disclosure Strategies in the Australian Chemicals Industry; Accounting History International Conference
Don't mention it - Coode Island and Environmental Disclosure Strategies in the Australian Chemicals Industry; Accounting History International Conference
Educating Tomorrow's Accountants' Is it Working?; Innovation in Accounting & Corporate Governance Education
Energy Crisis Should Australia Go Nuclear?; Enterprise
Environmental Accounting; Annual General Meeting of the Tasmanian Environment Centre
Environmental Accounting: Good for Business, Bad for the Planet?; Interdisciplinary Environmental Review - Anthology 2001
Environmental Disclosures in Australia: A Longitudinal Study; School of Accounting & Finance Research Series
Environmental Disclosures in Australia: A Longitudinal Study; School of Accounting & Finance Internal Seminar Series
Environmental Disclosures in the Annual Report: Extending the Applicability and Predictive Power of Legitimacy Theory; 3rd Asia Pacific Interdisciplinary Research Association Conference
Environmental Disclosures in the Annual Report: Extending the Applicability and Predictive Power of Legitimacy Theory; Accounting, Auditing and Accountability
Environmental Issues and Accounting Approaches: An Australian Food and Packaging Industry Case Study; AAANZ Annual Conference
Environmental Issues and the Australian Food and Packaging Industry; Decision Sciences 33rd Annual Meeting
Environmental Reporting in Australian Annual Reports: 1983-2003; School of Business & Information Management Seminar
Environmental Reporting: A Longitudinal Study; Accounting for the Environment Seminar
Ethics and Ethos of Organisations; Dialogue Session, Pathways to the Future Forum
From crossing the road to swine flu; Enterprise
Getting to the Bottom Line; Enterprise
Good Governance and Environmental Reporting in Australian Annual Reports; Asia-Pacific Corporate Governance Conference
Governance & Accountability in Not-for-Profit Organisations; 16th International Business Research Conference
Improving Student Course Experience - The Course Experience Questionnaire (CEQ) and Student Perceptions; Fourth Annual University of Tasmania Teaching Matters Conference
Innovation in Accounting Education: Spreading the Word; Fourth Annual University of Tasmania Teaching Matters Conference
Integrated Financial and Sustainability Reporting – Married at Last?; Institute of Public Accountants Tasmanian State Congress
Integrated Reporting; Enterprise
International trade in Australian accounting services and Australian accounting firms: State of play; International Review of Business Research Papers
Interview Data: Design, Validity and Analysis Issues; 2nd Australasian CSEAR conference
Interview Data: Design, Validity and Analysis Issues; 2nd Australasian Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research Conference
Journal of the Asia Pacific Centre for Environmental Accountability; Journal of the Asia Pacific Centre for Environmental Accountability
Making the Triple Bottom Line Work; Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Pathways for Budgets of Care; Q & A Panel, Pathways to the Future Forum
Pathways to Accounting - How Did We End Up Here and Where Are We Heading?; Pushing Back the Frontiers
Pulp, politics, process and pollution: Gunns Ltd and the Tamar Valley pulp mill; Corporate Social Responsibility A Case Study Approach
Radio Interviews with Coast FM Radio Station, Burnie
Radio Interviews with Coast FM Radio Station, Burnie
Recent Developments and Future Trends: Accounting Education - Internationally, Nationally and Locally; 2004 NIA [National Institute of Accountants]Tasmanian & Victorian State Congress
Skill Shortages; Enterprise
Small Business and Sustainability: The Accountant’s Role; I Love Small Business Seminar
Social and environmental accounting education in Tasmania - Leading the Way
Social and Environmental Accounting in Tasmania - Taking It to the World; Interdisciplinary Environmental Review
Social and Environmental Accounting: A Flexible Approach; International Conference on Innovation in Accounting Teaching and Learning
Social Reporting and Australian Banks: Endorsement or Pretence to the Triple Bottom Line; Journal of Corporate Citizenship
Taxing Times Ahead; Enterprise
The Accountants' Perspective on Sustainable Business Practices in SMEs; 12th A-CSEAR Conference
The Accountants’ Perspective on Sustainable Business Practices in SMEs; Social Responsibility Journal
The effect of environmental activism on the long-run market value of a company: a case study; Journal of Business Ethics
The Numbers Don’t Add Up: Is Accounting to Blame?; Enterprise
The Price of Power; Enterprise
The Pulp Mill and Business; Pulp Friction in Tasmania
The Social Bottom Line
The Social Bottom Line
The social bottom line [An increasing call for corporate social responsibility.]; Australian CPA
The Triple Bottom Line - What's in it for You?; Enterprise
Triple Bottom Line Reporting: Is it all Smoke and Mirrors?; 2004 NIA Tasmanian & Victorian State Congress
Triple Bottom Line Reporting: the Next Stage
Triple Bottom Line Reporting: The State of Play; Victorian Association of Municipal Accountants (VAMA) Bulletin
Triple Bottom Line Solution; Australian CPA
Weapons of Mass Destruction and the Financial Crisis – Where Did the Current Financial Crisis Come From?; Enterprise
Worldwide Effects and Local Issues: Teaching Social and Environmental Accounting; Hawaii International Conference on Education

Research Projects

Development of Indicators for Triple Bottom Line (TBL) Reporting; CRC for Sustainable Tourism Pty Ltd (CRCT)
Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting
Environmental Reporting in Australia
Expanding Interactive Learning into Undergraduate Accounting Education
Sustainable Reporting - What are Stakeholders Needs and are they Being Met?

Research Candidate Supervision

A Multimodal Goffmanian Analysis of Impression Management Behaviour in the Annual Reports of Listed Australian Companies
A Theoretical Exploration of the Adoption of GRI (Global Reporting Initiatives) Guidelines in Corporate Sustainability Reports
Accounting for SGARAs - Has Comparability and Consistency Been Achieved?
An Investigation into the practice and implications of the reporting of non-statutory profit figures by Australian Companies
Attributes of Effective Managers in the Public Health Sector
Enhancing Internal Control and Risk Management in the Accounting Information System-Thai SMEs
Information Technology governance and audit
Leading Quality Teaching- An Exploratory Case Study of Two Improving Australian Schools
National Competition Policy, Cost Recovery and its Impact on the Accountability Structures of Water Utilities- A Structuration Theory Analysis
Optimal Decision Making by Thai Management- Focus on the Enterprise Information System
Outsource of Core Business Services- A Focus on the Accounting Profession
Seeking a Theoretical Explanation of Governance in Not-for-Profit Sporting Organisations
Sustainable Education - The University of Tasmania as a case study
The Effect of Change in Ownership Structure of Reformed State-Owned Enterprises on Corporate Governance in China
The organisational incentive effects of the deductibillity of R & D expenditure
The Role of Financial Education in a Choice of Fund Superannuation System
Use and Effectiveness of Multi-Modal Impression Management
Utilisation of Data Mining Technology Within the Accounting Information System in the Public Sector- A Country Study - Malaysia