Dr Isabel Wang

Isabel Wang

RSA

Research School of Accounting

Position
Senior Lecturer
Email
isabel.wang@anu.edu.au
Phone number
+61 2 612 55758
Office
Room 2020, PAP Moran Bld (21)
Research areas

Auditing; Management accounting; Judgement and decision making in accounting.

Biography

Isabel Wang is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting.  Her research areas include auditing, management accounting and judgment and decision making in accounting. Isabel is particularly interested in how accountants and auditors make judgments and decisions in relation to fraud risk assessments, how they respond to management pressure, and their role in occupational fraud. She is also interested in companies’ use, and review, of management controls. Isabel’s work appears in leading academic journals including The European Accounting Review and Accounting and Finance.

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Research publications

Chong V., C. Loy, I. Z. Wang and D. Woodliff, 2021, The effect of negotiators’ role, leadership tone and social value orientation on expected transfer prices: Additional evidence, Journal of Management Control, forthcoming.

Agrawal, P., I. Z. Wang and D. Woodliff, 2021, External auditors’ reliance on management’s experts: The effects of an early stage conversation and past auditor-client relationship, International Journal of Auditing, Vol 25 (1), pp.166-187.

Chong, V. and I. Z. Wang, 2019, Delegation of decision rights and misreporting: The roles of incentive-based compensation schemes and responsibility rationalization, European Accounting Review, Vol 28 (2), pp.275-307.

Wang, I. Z. and N. Fargher, 2015, The effects of tone at the top and coordination with external auditors on internal auditors’ assessments of the likelihood of financial misstatements, Accounting and Finance, Vol 57 (4), pp.1177-1202. 

Fukofuka, P., N. Fargher and Z. Wang, 2014, The influence of sunk costs, personal responsibility and culture on the tendency of accountants to facilitate escalation of commitment, Pacific Accounting Review, Vol 26 (3), pp.394-371.

Research grants and awards

Accounting and Finance of Association of Australian and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Research Grant 2018/2019 (with H. Wu and Z. Wang).

AFAANZ Research Grant 2016/2017 (with V. Chong, J. Chung, and G. Monroe).

AFAANZ Research Grant 2014/2015 (with V. Chong).

2014/2015 UWA Business School Research Development Awards (with V. Chong and G. Monroe).

Teaching

Current Teaching:

BUSN3017 Corporate Social Responsibility

BUSN6017 Corporate Social Responsibility, Accountability and Reporting

 

Other Teaching:

BUSN3008 Financial Reporting by Corporations

BUSN7049 Corporation Financial Reporting