Dr Belete Jember (BJ) Bobe



Senior Lecturer


Faculty of Business and Law


BL Deakin Business School


Geelong Waterfront Campus


+61 3 522 72131

Research interests

My research interests are in the areas of management accounting with specific focus on management control systems in the public sector; accounting education focusing on student' learning approaches and attributes of effective teaching; accounting history of developing countries; and professionalisation of accounting. 

Teaching interests

Management accounting

Strategic management accounting

Corporate reporting

Financial accounting

Units taught

MAA908 Advanced Management Accounting (PhD unit)

MAA764 Advanced Performance Management (equivalent to ACCA's P5)

MAA456 Advanced Management Accounting (Honours unit)

MAA744 Strategic Management Accounting (PG)

MAA703 Managerial Accounting (PG)

MAA36 Corporate Accounting (UG)

MAA302 Strategic Management Accounting (UG)

MAA262 Management Accounting (UG)

MAA261 Financial Accounting (UG)

MAA103 Accounting for Decision Making (UG)


-2017 Global Accounting and Organisation Change (GAOC) Network Conference, Melbourne, Australia; 2017 RMIT Accounting Educators Conference, Melbourne, Australia; 2017 AFAANZ Conference, Adelaide, South Australia; 2016 RMIT Accounting Educators Conference, Melbourne, Australia; 2016 AFAANZ Conference, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia; 2013 AFAANZ Conference, Perth, Western Australia; -2012 AFAANZ Conference, Melbourne, Australia; -Forum for Research in Management Accounting (MONFORMA) 2012, 150 The Esplanade, Brighton, Melbourne, Australia, Department of Accounting and Finance, Monash University, 2012; -2011 AFAANZ Conference, Darwin, Australia; -MONFORMA 2010, Novotel Hotel St Kilda, Melbourne, Australia, Department of Accounting and Finance, Monash University; -8th International Management Control Research Conference, University of Greenwich, London (September 2010). -6th Asia Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting (APIRA) 2010, The University of Sydney; 2009 AFAANZ Conference, Adelaide, South Australia (July 2011).


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Accounting students' perceptions of effective teaching and approaches to learning: impact on overall student satisfaction

B Bobe, B Cooper

(2018), Accounting & Finance, C1


Public-sector reforms and balanced scorecard adoption: an Ethiopian case study

B Bobe, D Mihret, D Obo

(2017), Vol. 30, pp. 1230-1256, Accounting, auditing and accountability journal, Bingley, Eng., C1


The effect of language proficiency on approaches to learning and satisfaction of undergraduate accounting students

B Bobe, B Cooper

(2017), pp. 1-23, Accounting Education, Abingdon, Eng., C1


Measuring organisational capabilities in the higher education sector

B Bobe, R Kober

(2015), Vol. 57, pp. 322-342, Education and Training, C1


Multiple informal imperial connections and the transfer of accountancy to Ethiopia (1905 to 2011)

D Mihret, B Bobe

(2014), Vol. 19, pp. 309-331, Accounting history, Thousand Oaks, California, C1


Attributes of effective business teachers: perceptions of students enrolled in highly rated units

B Bobe

(2013), pp. 1-17, AFAANZ 2013 : Proceedings of the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Annual Conference, Perth, Western Australia, E1-1


Management control systems use, organisational capabilities and performance in universities: application of the resource-based view

B Bobe, D Taylor

(2010), MONFORMA 2010 : Papers from the Monash University Forum on Management Accounting, Melbourne, Vic., E1


Use of management control systems in university faculties : evidence of diagnostic versus interactive approaches by the upper echelons

B Bobe, D Taylor

(2010), pp. 1-22, APIRA 2010 : Proceedings of the 6th Asia Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting Conference, Sydney, N.S.W., E1


Evaluating the efficiencies of university faculties : adjusted data envelopment analysis

B Bobe

(2009), pp. 1-26, AFAANZ 2009 : Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Annual Conference, Adelaide, South Australia, E1


Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin found


No completed student supervisions to report