Prof George Tanewski

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Professor In Accounting

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Journalism & Communication, Rhodes University, 1981
Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 1995
Graduate Diploma of Accounting, Monash University, 2005

Contact

g.tanewski@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 925 17230

Research interests

  • Ownership Structure
  • Corporate Governance
  • Voluntary Disclosure
  • Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMES)
  • Panel Data Methods

Affiliations

Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand

Teaching interests

  • Research Design and Methods
  • Quantitative Methods

Projects

The Financial Reporting Practices of For-Profit Private Companies and Not-For-Profit Public Entities in Australia.  A commissioned project for the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB), with Carey, P.J. and Potter, B.,   A final draft report on this project was submitted to the AASB in August 2013 and the report will become publically available at end of 2013.

Publications

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2017

Corporate boards and performance pricing in private debt contracts

I Bakar, A Khan, P Mather, G Tanewski

(2017), pp. 1-19, Pacific-Basin finance journal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2016

Institutional investors in Australia: do they play a homogenous monitoring role?

P Muniandy, G Tanewski, S Johl

(2016), Vol. 40, pp. 266-288, Pacific-Basin finance journal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

The provision of business advice to SMEs by external accountants

P Carey, G Tanewski

(2016), Vol. 31, pp. 290-313, Managerial auditing journal, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal
2014

The relevance to firm valuation of research and development expenditure in the Australian health-care industry

L Mitrione, G Tanewski, J Birt

(2014), Vol. 39, pp. 425-452, Australian journal of management, London, England, C1

journal

Application of the reporting entity concept in Australia

Peter Carey, Brad Potter, George Tanewski

(2014), Vol. 50, pp. 460-489, Abacus, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal
2013

Costs and benefits of mandatory auditing of for-profit private and not-for-profit companies in Australia

P Carey, W Knechel, G Tanewski

(2013), Vol. 23, pp. 43-53, Australian accounting review, Richmond, Vic., C1

journal

Voluntary demand for auditing by farm businesses: an Australian perspective

P Carey, G Tanewski

(2013), Vol. 12, pp. 213-234, Accounting and management information systems, Bucharest, Romania, C1

journal
2011

The role of board independence in mitigating agency problem II in Australian family firms

L Setia-Atmaja, J Haman, G Tanewski

(2011), Vol. 43, pp. 230-246, British accounting review, London, England, C1-1

journal
2009

The role of dividends, debt and board structure in the governance of family controlled firms

L Setia-Atmaja, G Tanewski, M Skully

(2009), Vol. 36, pp. 863-898, Journal of business finance and accounting, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal
2007

Delineating publicly listed family and nonfamily controlled firms: an approach for capital market research in Australia

N Mroczkowski, G Tanewski

(2007), Vol. 45, pp. 320-332, Journal of small business management, London, Eng., C1-1

journal
2006

The relationship between family firms and corporate governance

S Bartholomeusz, G Tanewski

(2006), Vol. 44, pp. 245-267, Journal of small business management, Hoboken, N.J., C1-1

journal
2005

Understanding leadership and employee attitudes in fast-growth family businesses

Y Ho, G Tanewski

(2005), pp. 39-66, Managing the family business, Heidelberg, Vic, B1

chapter
2003

Work-family conflict: a study of American and Australian family businesses

K Smyrnios, C Romano, G Tanewski, P Karofsky, R Millen, M Yilmaz

(2003), Vol. 16, pp. 35-51, Family business review, London, Eng., C1-1

journal
2001

Capital structure decision making: a model for family business

C Romano, G Tanewski, K Smyrnios

(2001), Vol. 16, pp. 285-310, Journal of business venturing, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal
2000

Voluntary demand for internal and external auditing by family businesses

P Carey, R Simnett, G Tanewski

(2000), Vol. 19, pp. 37-51, Auditing: journal of practice and theory, [Sarasota, Fla.], C1-1

journal
1998

Development of a measure of the characteristics of family business

K Smyrnios, G Tanewski, C Romano

(1998), Vol. 11, pp. 49-60, Family business review, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Financial Statement Reporting Practices of Entities Lodging Under the Corporations Act / Differential Reporting Research Project

Prof George Tanewski, Prof Peter Carey

  • 2013: $50,000
  • 2012: $13,636

Post Implementation Review of Reduced Disclosure Reporting: Examining Reports Lodged by Private Companies in Australia

Prof Matt Pinnuck, Mr Bradley Potter, Prof George Tanewski

  • 2016: $45,000

Industry and Other Funding

The Future of Small Accounting Practices: Developing Capabilities and Expertise

Prof Peter Carey, Prof George Tanewski

  • 2013: $10,000

IPA-Deakin SME Research Partnership

Prof Peter Carey, Prof George Tanewski, Prof Barry Cooper

  • 2015: $66,666
  • 2014: $66,666
  • 2013: $66,666

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2015

Wen Hua Sharpe

Thesis entitled: Determinants of Corporate Capital Structure: A Comparison of Public and Private Firms

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Accounting

2014

Azlina Abdul Jalil

Thesis entitled: FINANCIAL REPORTING BEHAVIOUR AND INVESTMENT EFFICIENCY: EVIDENCE FROM PRIVATE FAMILY FIRMS

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Accounting, Economics & Finance