Bio

Biography

External Affiliations

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants - Sustainability Forum
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland - Sustainability Advisory Group
  • Member of the Sustainability Advisory Board, Scottish and Southern Energy

Research

  • Varieties of capitalism and their relationship with accounting and finance practice
  • Social indicators
  • Social and environmental accountability
  • Corporate propaganda

Research Grants

  • "Exploration of the rationale for shareholder primacy in UK company law" ACCA (Collison D.J., Cross, S.,Ferguson J., Power D.M. & Stevenson L.A.), £11,500
  • ICAS "The Role of the Textbook and other Teaching materials in the Construction of Accounting Knowledge: A Stakeholder Approach" (Jointly with R.J.Ferguson, D.M.Power and L.Stevenson), 2004, £7,000

Teaching

  • Business Environment
  • Management Accounting
  • Social and environmental accounting

Publications

The development of accounting in UK universities : an oral history
2/2018, Accounting History
Research Output: Contribution To Journal > Article

Justification : “Propaganda, accounting and finance: An exploration”
1/2018
Research Output: Contribution To Book Anthology > Chapter

Earnings management and audit quality : stakeholders’ perceptions
11/2017, Journal of Management and Governance
Research Output: Contribution To Journal > Article

Shareholder protection, income inequality and social health : a proposed research agenda
9/2017, Accounting Forum
Research Output: Contribution To Journal > Article

Earnings management in Libyan commercial banks : Perceptions of stakeholders
3/2017, International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation
Research Output: Contribution To Journal > Article

Income inequality and child mortality in wealthy nations
5/2016
Research Output: Contribution To Book Anthology > Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Financialization and company law: : A study of the UK Company Law Review
2/2014, Critical Perspectives on Accounting
Research Output: Contribution To Journal > Article

A modest proposal
/2012, CA Magazine
Research Output: Contribution To Journal > Article

Legal determinants of external finance revisited : the inverse relationship between investor protection and societal well-being
/2012, Journal of Business Ethics
Research Output: Contribution To Journal > Article

The impact of introductory accounting courses on student perceptions about the purpose of accounting information and the objectives of business : a comparison of the UK and Japan
3/2011, Accounting Forum
Research Output: Contribution To Journal > Article

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