Dr Shireenjit Johl

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

Biography

Shireenjit Johl is an Associate Professor in the Department of Accounting at Deakin University. Shireenjit has teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate (on campus and off campus mode) level in financial accounting and auditing. She also supervises research students in the Honours and PhD programs. She has received teaching awards for course development and enhancement (Generation C Project). Prior to joining academia she qualified as a CPA and worked in an audit firm.

She is an active researcher and her research interest lie in the area of audit markets, corporate governance (board dynamics and diversity) and financial reporting (earnings quality) and policy choice. Her research works has appeared in a number of international academic journals including Corporate Governance: An International Review, International Journal of Accounting, Accounting and Finance, international Journal of Auditing, Pacific Basin Finance Journal, Managerial Auditing, and Australian Accounting Review. Her research is supported by research grants and have been a recipient of CPA Australia research grant, AFAANZ research grant, ICAA (Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia) research grants, Deakin University Faculty of Business and Law research grants and FRGS Malaysia research grant.

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Biography summary

PhD (Melb), MEc (Acct), BAcct(Hons), CPA

Research interests

My research interests lie in the area of auditing, financial reporting and corporate governance.  My work includes research in the areas of audit and non-audit services markets, audit quality, earnings management, corporate governance, voluntary disclosure and accounting education.

Teaching interests

Financial and Corporate Accounting

Auditing

Advanced Auditing

Units taught

Corporate Accounting, Advanced Auditing, Contemporary Issues in Accounting

Awards

2013. Outstanding work on the Generation C Project for the unit MAA363 Corporate Accounting.

2012. Excellence in Research. School of Accounting, Economics and Finance. Deakin University.

Teaching commendation from the Head of School, School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Deakin University in 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010.

2011. Phang, M., Johl, S.K, and Cooper, B. “A Comparison of Domestic and International Accounting Students’ Academic Performance Using the Goal-efficacy Framework”. AFAANZ Conference, Darwin, Australia 4-6 June. – Best Paper in the Education Stream

2010. Certificate of Recognition for Contribution to the Accounting Discipline and Honours Supervision. School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Deakin University.

2009. Best Research Article in Accounting Discipline (Staff Level A-C). School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Deakin University.

Publications

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2016

Business group affiliation, board quality and audit pricing behavior: evidence from indian companies

Dr Shireenjit Johl, Dr Arifur Khan, Prof Nava Subramaniam, Dr Mohammad Muttakin

(2016), Vol. 20, pp. 133-148, International journal of auditing, London, Eng., C1

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2014

Goal-efficacy framework : an examination of domestic and international accounting students' academic performance

Dr Michelle Phang, Dr Shireenjit Johl, Prof Barry Cooper

(2014), Vol. 54, pp. 1295-1318, Accounting and finance, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

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2013

Internal audit function, board quality and financial reporting quality: evidence from Malaysia

Dr Shireenjit Johl, Satirenjit Kaur Johl, Prof Nava Subramaniam, Prof Barry Cooper

(2013), Vol. 28, pp. 780-814, Managerial auditing journal, Bingley, England, C1

journal
2012

Audit committee and CEO ethnicity and audit fees : some Malaysian evidence

Dr Shireenjit Johl, Prof Nava Subramaniam, Mazlina Zain

(2012), Vol. 47, pp. 302-332, International journal of accounting, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Ethical decision-making of accounting students : evidence from an Australian setting

Dr Shireenjit Johl, A/Prof Beverley Jackling, Dr Grace Wong

(2012), Vol. 9, pp. 51-78, Journal of business ethics education, Edinburgh, Scotland, C1

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2011

Voluntary carbon disclosure of Australia's top 100 companies

Dr Shireenjit Johl, A/Prof Beverley Jackling, Dimuthu A Kothalawala

(2011), Vol. 7, pp. 99-108, Corporate board : role, duties and composition, Sumy, Ukraine, C1

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2010

Family generation, leadership and performance : the role of outside directors in Indian family firms

Dr Shireenjit Johl, A/Prof Beverley Jackling, Mahesh Joshi

(2010), Vol. 8, pp. 646-662, Corporate ownership & control, Sumy, Ukraine, C1

journal
2009

Corporate governance reforms : view from Malaysia

Prof Nava Subramaniam, Mazlina Mat Zain, Dr Shireenjit Johl

(2009), pp. 523-542, Codes of good governance around the world, Hauppauge, N.Y., B1-1

chapter

Board structure and firm performance : evidence from India's top companies

A/Prof Beverley Jackling, Dr Shireenjit Johl

(2009), Vol. 17, pp. 492-509, Corporate governance : an international review, Bognor Regis, England, C1

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The association between corporate governance attributes and audit fees in Malaysia : ethnicity implications

Dr Shireenjit Johl, Mazlina Zain, Prof Nava Subramaniam

(2009), pp. 1-42, AFAANZ 2009 : Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Annual Conference, Adelaide, S. Aust., E1

conference
2008

Board structure and firm performance : evidence from India's top 500 companies

A/Prof Beverley Jackling, Dr Shireenjit Johl

(2008), pp. 1-41, Symposium papers from the 2008 Research Symposium on Corporate Governance in China and India, Virginia Beach, Va., E1

conference

How prepared was Australia for international financial reporting standards? The case of listed firms

John Goodwin, Prof Barry Cooper, Dr Shireenjit Johl

(2008), Vol. 18, pp. 35-45, Australian accounting review, Richmond, Vic., C1

journal

Ethical awareness, orientation and intentions of accounting students

Dr Shireenjit Johl, A/Prof Beverley Jackling, Dr Grace Wong

(2008), pp. 1-33, AFAANZ/IAAER 2008 : Conference proceedings of the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand and International Association for Accouting Education and Research Conference, Sydney, N.S.W., E1-1

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2007

Earnings management and the audit opinion : evidence from Malaysia

Dr Shireenjit Johl, Prof Christine Jubb, Prof Keith Houghton

(2007), Vol. 22, pp. 688-715, Managerial auditing journal, Bradford, England, C1

journal
2005

Criticisms of auditors and earnings management during the Asian economic crisis

Dr Shireenjit Johl, Prof Christine Jubb, Prof Keith Houghton

(2005), pp. 193-217, Ethics and auditing, Canberra, ACT, B1

chapter

Audit quality, earnings management and institutional incentives

Prof Christine Jubb, Dr Shireenjit Johl, Prof Keith Houghton

(2005), pp. -, AAA 2005 : Proceedings of the Auditing Section Midyear conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, E1-1

conference
2004

Audit quality, earnings management and institutional incentives

Dr Shireenjit Johl, Prof Christine Jubb, Prof Keith Houghton

(2004), pp. -, AFAANZ 2004 : Proceedings of the 2004 Accounting Association of Australia and New Zealand conference, Melbourne, Vic., E1-1

conference

Audit quality, earnings management and institutional incentives

Dr Shireenjit Johl, Prof Christine Jubb, Prof Keith Houghton

(2004), pp. -, Proceedings of the 5th Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics Symposium 2004, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, E1-1

conference
2003

Audit quality : earnings management in the context of the 1997 Asian crisis

Dr Shireenjit Johl, Prof Christine Jubb, Prof Keith Houghton

(2003), pp. 1-44, Proceedings of the 2003 Illinois International Accounting Summer Conference, Champaign, Ill., E1-1

conference

Audit quality : earnings management in the context of the Asian crisis

Dr Shireenjit Johl, Prof Christine Jubb, Prof Keith Houghton

(2003), pp. -, Proceedings of the 2003 American Accounting Association, Honolulu, Hi., E1-1

conference
1999

Financial reporting on the internet by Malaysian companies : perception and practices

S Hassan, N Jaffar, Dr Shireenjit Johl, M Matzain

(1999), Vol. 6, pp. 299-319, Asia Pacific journal of accounting and economics, Kowloon, Hong Kong, C1-1

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