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Researcher: Shimeld, SF (Dr Sonia Shimeld)

Fields of Research

Accounting, Auditing and Accountability
Taxation Law
Higher Education
Sustainability Accounting and Reporting
Economics, Business and Management Curriculum and Pedagogy
Accounting Theory and Standards
Taxation Accounting
Education Systems
Economic Theory
Financial Accounting
Animal Breeding
Corporate Governance and Stakeholder Engagement
Animal Management
Auditing and Accountability
Law and Society

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Education and Training Systems
Teaching and Instruction
Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Expanding Knowledge in Law and Legal Studies
Expanding Knowledge in Economics
Finance Services
Animal Welfare
Law, Politics and Community Services
Management and Productivity

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Australian Tax 2010; Australian Tax 2010
Blowing in the wind - legitimacy theory, an environmental incident and disclosure; Asia Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting Conference (APIRA)
Corporate Governance, the GFC and independent directors; Managerial Auditing Journal
Diversity ASX corporate governance recommendations: a step towards change?; Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal
Drawing accounting students into tax; 17th Annual Australasian Tax Teachers' Assocation
Environmental reporting through an ethical looking glass; Journal of Business Ethics
Exploring Assessment: an intervention; RMIT Accounting Educators' Conference 2012
Flexible teaching space opens a world of possibilities; Teaching Matters Conference
Fringe Benefit Tax; Australian Tax 2011
Fringe Benefits Tax; Australian Tax 2012
Fringe benefits Tax; Australian Tax 2013
Governance & Accountability in Not-for-Profit Organisations; 16th International Business Research Conference
Governance in Australian not-for-profit sporting organisations; Global Business & Economics Anthology
Innovations in teaching undergraduate finance at Australian Universities: three examples; AFAANZ
Pricing of Australian Options on Futures
Proceedings of the Second Innovation in Accounting and Corporate Governance Education Conference; Innovation in Accounting and Corporate Governance Education Conference
Red Dust - there she blows - an environmental incident, corporate disclosure and legitimacy theory; Australasian Conference on Social and Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR)
Seeking a theoretical explanation of governance in not-for-profit sporting organisations
The Abandoned Education Cap Policy: Public Participation In Tax Reform Consultation; Australian Tax Forum
The accountability role of independent directors and the GFC: Evidence from corporate governance disclosures; 12th A-CSEAR Conference
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company's first 25 years of annual reporting; Financial Reporting and Business Communication Research Unit 16th Annual Conference
Using one-on-one interviews in tax teaching; Australasian Tax Teachers Association Conference
Using one-on-one interviews in tax teaching; Journal of the Australasian Tax Teachers Association
Using pictorial mnemonics in the learning of tax: a cognitive load perspective; Higher Education Research and Development
We hate group work: messing with their minds; Teaching Matters Conference
“How would that change if…?”: The use of interviews to assess international Masters students; 2013 RMIT Accounting Educators Conference

Research Projects

Assessing the impact of the diversity policy amendment to ASC Corporate Governance Principles 2010; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Independent Directors in Australia: A Changing Landscape?; Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)

Research Candidate Supervision

An Investigation into the practice and implications of the reporting of non-statutory profit figures by Australian Companies
Designing the online accounting curriculum, allowing for social, cultural and language demographics of learners
Dog Breeding in Australia- A Case Study in Compliance and the Role of Regulation in Ensuring Genetic Canine Health
Exploring the Ethical Approaches of Corporate Environmental Disclosure
Legitimacy Theory and Legitimacy Categorisation - Links to Impression Manangement in Corporate Social and Environmental Disclosures
Professional Scepticism- Another Audit Expectation Gap?
Use and Effectiveness of Multi-Modal Impression Management