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Researcher: Wills, DI (Dr Debbie Wills)

Fields of Research

Accounting, Auditing and Accountability

Research Objectives

Productivity (excl. Public Sector)
Communication
Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Legitimacy Model for Future Research: A Meta-Analysis of Literature on Organisational Legitimacy; A-CSEAR2017
Best Paper Award - Emerging Scholar at CSEAR 2009
Characteristics of chairpersons' letters in the annual reports of high- and low-pwerformance companies: comparisons of readability and metadiscourse use; Financial Reporting & Business Communication Tenth Annual Conference
Impression management and legitimacy the Australian Red Cross; Australasian Conference on Social and Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR)
Metadiscourse use in chairpersons' annual report letters: a performance and time-contingent analysis; Financial Reporting and Business Communication Conference 14th Annual Conference
Modelling Factors Influencing the Research Productivity of Accounting Academics; International Colloquium on Business and Management in conjunction with the International Conference on Business and Management Education
Organisational Legitimacy: The Case of the Australian Red Cross
Perceptions of Company Performance: A Study of Impression Management; 9th International Business Research Conference
Perceptions of Company Performance: A Study of Impression Management
Perceptions of company performance: a study of impression management; Journal of Business and Policy Research
Research Productivity of Accounting Academics in Challenging Times: A meta-analysis; International Colloquium on Business and Management in conjunction with the International Conference on Business and Management Education
Research productivity of accounting academics in changing and challenging times; Journal of Accounting and Organizational Change
The textual complexity of annual report narratives: a comparison of high-and low-performance companies; New Zealand Journal of Applied Business Research

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision