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Researcher: Hrasky, S (Dr Susan Hrasky)

Fields of Research

Accounting, Auditing and Accountability
Accounting Theory and Standards
Sustainability Accounting and Reporting
Banking, Finance and Investment
International Accounting
Auditing and Accountability
Business and Management
Education Assessment and Evaluation
Corporate Governance and Stakeholder Engagement
Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Economics, Business and Management Curriculum and Pedagogy
Sociological Methodology and Research Methods

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Communication
Climate and Climate Change
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Macroeconomics
Education and Training Systems
Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis
Environment
Assessment and Evaluation of Curriculum
School/Institution Policies and Development
Economic Framework
Management
Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Finance Services
Expanding Knowledge in Languages, Communication and Culture
Marketing

Career Best Publications

Carbon footprints and legitimation strategies: symbolism or action?; Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal
International Harmonization: Cautions from the Australian Experience; Accounting Horizons
Voluntary Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices by Listed Australian Companies; Corporate Governance - an international review

Research Publications

A comparative analysis of impression management strategies in the annual reports of newly listed and established companies; Financial Reporting and Business Communication Eleventh Annual Conference
A multimodal Goffmanian analysis of impression management in the annual reports of listed Australian companies
An analysis of factors associated with student success rates in an undergraduate tertiary unit; International Conference on Innovation in Accounting Teaching and Learning
Carbon footprints and legitimation strategies: symbolism or action?; Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal
Chairpersons' annual report photographs: compositional elements and construed meaning; 12th Financial Reporting and Business Communication Conference
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
Climate change and carbon footprints: disclosure responses of Australian companies to the heightened political and consumer agenda on global warming; Australasian Conference on Social and Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR)
Climate change and carbon footprints: disclosure responses of Australian companies to the heightened political and consumer agenda on global warming; European Network for Research in Organisational and Accounting Change (ENROAC) 2009
Concise corporate reporting: communication or symbolism?; Corporate Communications: an International Journal
Curriculum redesign as a faculty-centred approach to plagiarism reduction; 4th International Plagiarism Conference
Curriculum redesign as a faculty-centred approach to plagiarism reduction; International Journal for Educational Integrity
Graph use in sustainability reports: a comparative analysis of AuSSI members, cluster leaders and other sustainability reporters in the ASX200; Financial Reporting and Business Communication Conference 14th Annual Conference
Implications of the AWA decision for external auditors, internal auditors and management; Australian Accounting Review
International Harmonisation: Cautions from the Australian Experience; Developments in the International Harmonization of Accounting
International Harmonization: Cautions from the Australian Experience; Accounting Horizons
Lake Pedder: Accounting, environmental decision-making, nature and impression management; Accounting Forum
Legitimacy, Accountability and Impression Management in NGOs: The Indian Ocean Tsunami; Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal
Managerialism: A Review of the Debate and a Consideration of its Potential Impact on Innovation in Public Sector Agencies; The Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government
Metadiscourse use in chairpersons' annual report letters: a performance and time-contingent analysis; Financial Reporting and Business Communication Conference 14th Annual Conference
Narrative style and chairpersons' letters: personal attribute or performance-contingent?; Financial Reporting and Business Communication Research Unit 15th Annual Conference
Optional formative assessment and class attendance: their impact on student performance; Global Perspectives on Accounting Education
Personal Financial Management; Allen & Unwin
Reinforcing narrative rhetoric with the visual in annual reports; EIASM First Workshop on Imagining Business - Reflecting on the visual power of management, organisations and governing practices
Standard-Setting in Australia: Implications of Recent Radical Reform Proposals; Australian Accounting Review
Textual patterns in good versus bad news in the chairperon's annual report letter; 13th Annual Financial Reporting and Business Communication Conference
The Accountants' Perspective on Sustainable Business Practices in SMEs; 12th A-CSEAR Conference
The Impact of Role Ambiguity and Human Resource Management Strategies on Job Satisfaction and Tension in a Public Sector Agency; One-Day Symposium on Issues of Accountability and Performance
The Lake Pedder Decision: Accounting for nature and creative accounting; Financial Reporting and Business Communication Research Unit 15th Annual Conference
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company's first 25 years of annual reporting; Financial Reporting and Business Communication Research Unit 16th Annual Conference
The textual complexity of annual report narratives: a comparison of high-and low-performance companies; New Zealand Journal of Applied Business Research
Visual disclosure strategies adopted by more and less sustainability-driven companies; Accounting Forum
Voluntary Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices by Listed Australian Companies; Corporate Governance - an international review
Voluntary narrative disclosures by local governments: a comparative analysis of the textual complexity of mayoral and chairpersons' letters in annual reports; Australian Journal of Public Administration

Research Projects

2012: 16th Annual Financial Reporting and Business Communication, UK; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision

Accounting for Intangible Assets, Firm Life Cycle and the Value Relevance of Intangible Assets
An Investigation into the practice and implications of the reporting of non-statutory profit figures by Australian Companies
Dog Breeding in Australia- A Case Study in Compliance and the Role of Regulation in Ensuring Genetic Canine Health
Facilitating Collaborative Learning in Accounting Students
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
Voluntary Disclosure of Intangibles by Capital-Raising Companies in Australia