Associate Professor Habib Mahama
BCom (Hons, First Class), Dip Ed, MSc (Distinction), PhD, CA
|Position(s):||Associate Professor, Deputy Head of School|
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College of Business and Economics Building (26C)
|Research School of Accounting and Business Information Systems|
ANU College of Business and Economics
Hanna Neumann Building 21
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 0200
Habib holds a PhD from the University of New South Wales. He has previously taught at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), the University of Southampton, and the University of Cape Coast. He has been a visitor at the University of Oxford, Central Florida University, University of Waikato, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, and Guangzhou University. In 2008, he was awarded the Australian School of Business (UNSW) Non-professorial Research Achievement Award for the year 2007. Habib's paper (co-authored with Wai Fong Chua) on "the effects of accounting control choices and practices on the emergence and enactment of supply alliances" won the AFAANZ Best Paper Award in the Management Accounting straem at the 2011 AFAANZ conference. He was also nominated and awarded the ANU Top Supervisor Award 2011.Habib currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Accounting and Organisational Change.
Disciplines & research interests
My research interest is in the area of management accounting with specific focus on management accounting controls in interfirm relationships, management control of operational risk, organisational practice of accountability, and behavioural management accounting using both qualitative and quantitative design approaches. I have published my research output in refereed academic journals/books including Contemporary Accounting Research, Management Accounting Research, Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Accounting & Finance, Handbook of Management Accounting Research, and Australian Accounting Review. Together withtwo other colleagues, we have, this year, being awarded an Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage grant (worth $321,666 for three years) to study the practice of accountability in Australian Indigenous corporations.
BUSN3003 Advanced Management Accounting
BUSN8110 Foundations of Management Accounting Research
Monday 15:00 - 17:00
Mahama, H. and Cheng, M., The Impact of User-managers' Perception of Costing Systems on Systems Use and Task Performance, Behavioral Research in Accounting (Forthcoming)
Chua, W. F., and Mahama, H., (2012),On theory as a 'deliverable' and its relevance in 'policy' arenas, Critical Perspectives in Accounting. Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 78-82.
Cheng, M., and Mahama, H., (2011). The impact of capital proposal guidelines and perceived preparer biases on reviewers' investment evaluation decisions, Australian Journal of Management, Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 349-370.
Grafton, J., A. Lillis and H. Mahama, (2011). Mixed Methods Research in Accounting, Qualitative Research in Accounting and Management, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 5-21.
Mahama, H., and Ming, C. Y., (2009). Currency options trading practices and the construction and governance of operational risk: A case study, Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 626-660.
Mouritsen, J., Mahama H., and Chua, W F., (2010). Actor-Network Theory and the Study of Interorganisational Network-Relations, In Accounting in Networks, ed. Håkansson, H., Kraus, K., and Lind, J. Chapter 12. Forthcoming. Routledge.
Chua, W. F., and Mahama, H.., (2007). The Effects of Network Ties on Accounting Controls in a Supply Alliance: A Filed Study, Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp 47-86.
Abernethy, M, Chua, W. F., Grafton, J., and Mahama, H., (2007). Accounting and Control in Health Care: Behavioral, Sociological and Critical Perspectives, In Chapman, C. S., Hopwood, A. G. and Shields, M. D., Handbook of Management Accounting Research, Vol. 2, pp. 805-829.
Cheng, M., Luckett, P., and Mahama, H., (2007). The effect of goal difficulty and conflict among multiple performance goals on task performance, Accounting and Finance, Vol. 47, No. 2, pp. 221-242.
Mahama, H., (2006). Management Control Systems, Cooperation and Performance in Strategic Supply Relationships: A Survey in the Mines, Management Accounting Research, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp 315-339.
Andon, P., Baxter, J. and Mahama, H., (2005). The Balanced Scorecard: Slogans, Seductions, and the State of Play, The Australian Accounting Review, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp 29 - 38.