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Dr Michelle Phang

Position: Lecturer in Accounting
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Email: michelle.phang@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Accounting), University Putra Malaysia, 2008
  • Master of Business Administration, Georgia State University (USA), 1994
  • Bachelor of Accountancy, University of Mississippi (USA), 1992
  • Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2011


Memberships

Accounting and Finance Association of Aust and NZ,CPA Australia,American Accounting Association

Academic

Teaching Interests

Cost Accounting

Management Accounting

Strategic Management Accounting

Research Methods


Subjects and units currently teaching

Bachelor of Commerce

MAA202 Accounting for Planning and Control

MAA262 Management Accounting

MAA302 Strategic Management Accounting

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

MAA427 Research Methods

MAA456 Advanced Management Accounting

Master of Professional Accounting

MAA744 Strategic Management Accounting

Graduate Certificate of Chartered Accounting Foundations

MAA774 Management Accounting

PhD

MAA908 Advanced Management Accounting


Student supervision

Samuel James Dennis Jenke (2012) The relation between management control systems and internal audit: an agency perspective.

Zipeng Wu (2010) The impacts of organizational change on Western management accounting techniques adoption: a Chinese case study.
 


Conferences and seminars

Wu, J., Phang, M., & Subramaniam, N. (2012). The impact of organizational change on Western management accounting practices adoption. AFAANZ Conference, Melbourne, Australia. Butterworth, S., Subramaniam, N., & Phang, M. (2012). Carbon risk management: a comparative case study of two companies within the Australian energy sector. AFAANZ Conference, Melbourne, Australia. Phang, M., Johl, S., & Cooper, B. (2011). A comparison of domestic and international accounting students??? academic performance using goal efficacy framework. AFAANZ Conference, Darwin, Australia. Phang, M., & Sridharan, V. G. (2011). Management control systems, knowledge sharing and professional competency. AFAANZ Conference, Darwin, Australia. Phang, M., & Foong, S. Y. (2011). The effects of interactive management control system on knowledge sharing and professional competency. AAA Management Accounting Section Meeting, Atlanta, USA. Subramaniam, N., Collier, P., Phang, M., Burke, G. (2010). Risk management: Drivers, methods and consequences. AFAANZ Conference, Christchurch, New Zealand. Phang, M., & Foong, S. Y. (2009). Management control systems and effectiveness of knowledge sharing. University Putra Malaysia FEP Seminar: Culturising Research Excellence, Port Dickson, Malaysia. Phang, M., Foong, S.Y., & Sambasivan, M. (2008). Behind the scene of knowledge sharing: The impact of task complexity. AFAANZ/IAAER Conference, Sydney, Australia. Phang, M., Foong, S.Y., & Sambasivan, M. (2006). Effectiveness of ICT in facilitating sharing of tacit and explicit knowledge among professional accountants in Malaysia. University Putra Malaysia FEP Seminar: Global Issues and Challenges in Business and Economics, Port Dickson, Malaysia. Phang, M., & Foong, S.Y. (2006). Enhancing knowledge sharing with information and communication technology. The 3rd International Business Research Conference, Melbourne, Australia. Phang, M., & Foong, S.Y. (2005). Knowledge sharing in professional accountancy firms: The effects of task complexity and management control system. The 4th Global Conference on Business and Economic, Oxford, UK.

Awards

Awards and prizes

Emerald Literati Network 2012 Highly Commended Paper 

AFAANZ 2011 Best Paper (Accounting Education)

MIA 2010 Article of Merit

Deakin University School of Accounting, Economics and Finance 2011 Excellence in Teaching

Deakin University School of Accounting, Economics and Finance 2009 Great Citizenship


Research

Research interests

Management Control Systems

Knowledge Management

Risk Management

Professional Competency

Accounting Education


Publications

Publications

Phang, M., Johl, S., & Cooper, B. J. (forthcoming). Goal-efficacy framework: an examination of domestic and international accounting students’ academic performance. Accounting and Finance, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/acfi.12024/abstract.


Sridharan, V. G., & Phang, M. (forthcoming). Dependent on one but vulnerable to another: opportunism threats and control solutions for customization providers. Accounting and Finance, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1467-629X.2012.00510.x/abstract.


Subramaniam, N., Collier, P., Phang, M., Burke, G. (2011). The effects of perceived business uncertainty, external consultants and risk management on organisational outcomes. Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change, 7(2), 132-157.


Phang, M., & Foong, S. Y. (2010). Information communication technologies (ICTs) and knowledge sharing: the case of professional accountants in Malaysia. World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development, 7(1), 21-35.


Phang, M., & Foong, S.Y. (2007). Enhancing knowledge sharing with information and communication technology. International Review of Business Research Papers, 3(2), 340-361.


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