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Researcher: Finau, G (Dr Glenn Finau)

Fields of Research

Accounting, auditing and accountability
Screen and digital media
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music and performing arts
Sustainability accounting and reporting
Accounting theory and standards
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander archaeology
Social and cultural anthropology
Information systems
Political science
Ecological economics
Constitutional law
Library and information studies
Business information systems
Other information and computing sciences
Not-for-profit business and management

Research Objectives

Media services
Other environmental management
Other culture and society
Land policy
Assessment of heritage value
Information systems, technologies and services
Effects of climate change on the South Pacific (excl. Australia and New Zealand) (excl. social impacts)
Political systems
Expanding knowledge in commerce, management, tourism and services
Global effects of climate change (excl. Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and the South Pacific) (excl. social impacts)
Other economic framework
Environmentally sustainable commercial services and tourism
Understanding Africa's past
Religion and society
Communication technologies, systems and services
Other information and communication services
Financial services

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A new frontier in digital activism: An exploration of digital feminism in Fiji; Asia & The Pacific Policy Studies
Agents of alienation: accountants and the land grab of Papua New Guinea; Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal
Climate change advocacy in the Pacific :The role of information and communication technologies; Pacific Journalism Review
Digital diaspora, reinvigorating Indigenous identity and online activism: social media and the reorientation of Rotuman identity; Media International Australia Incorporating Culture and Policy
Disaster preparedness and the abeyance of agency: Christian responses to Tropical Cyclone Winston in Fiji; Anthropological Forum
Disaster, divine Judgment, and original Sin: Christian interpretations of Tropical Cyclone Winston and climate change in Fiji; The Contemporary Pacific
Factors for IT-enabled public sector process improvements in developing economies; 20th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2014): 'Smart Sustainability: The Information Systems Opportunity'
From social networking to activism: the role of social media in the Free West Papua campaign; Pacific Studies
Imagining the future of Social and Environmental Accounting Research for Pacific Small Island Developing States; Social and Environmental Accountability Journal
Indigenous practices of accounting on the ground: a Bourdieusian perspective; Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal
Internet under threat? The politics of online censorship in the Pacific Islands; Pacific Journalism Review
Interrogating the environmental accountability of foreign oil and gas companies in Basra, Iraq: a stakeholder theory perspective; Meditari Accountancy Research
Land, land banks and land back: Accounting, social reproduction and Indigenous resurgence; Environment and Planning A
Old ways and new means: Indigenous accountings during and beyond the pandemic; Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal
On cloud computing service considerations for the small and medium enterprises; 20th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2014): 'Smart Sustainability: The Information Systems Opportunity'
On structural considerations for governing the cloud; 19th Americas Conference on Information Systems: 'Hyperconnected World: Anything, Anywhere, Anytime'
Perceptions of digital financial services in rural Fiji; Information Technologies and International Development
Piecemeal stewardship activities miss numerous social and environmental benefits associated with culturally appropriate ways of caring for country; Journal of Environmental Management
Power and performance: Fiji rugby’s transition from amateurism to professionalism; Accounting History
Public accountability, public accounts committee and constitutional design: a case study of Fiji; Journal of South Pacific Law
Resistance is fertile: A Bourdieusian analysis of accounting and land reform in Fiji; Critical Perspectives on Accounting
Social media and e-democracy in Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu; 20th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2014): 'Smart Sustainability: The Information Systems Opportunity'
The Pacific region; Routledge Handbook of Environmental Accounting
Varieties of Neo-colonialism: government accounting reforms in anglophone and francophone Africa - Benin and Ghana compared

Research Projects

Accounting for Indigenous Cultural Values: Insights from Aboriginal People of Australia; James Cook University (JCU)
Atoning for Australia Colonial Sins The Timber Creek Case Compensatory Justice and Accountability for the First Nations Peoples; Charles Darwin University (CDU)
Volunteer Leadership in Tasmania

Research Candidate Supervision