Staff profile - Achinto Roy

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Dr Achinto Roy

Position: Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business & Law
Department: Department of Management
Phone: +61 3 52271096 +61 3 52271096



  • Doctor of Philosophy in Management, University of Canterbury (N.Z.), 2006
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Bombay (India), 1982
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), University of Canterbury (N.Z.), 2000
  • Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2011
  • Master of Commerce, University of Canterbury (N.Z.), 2002


Chartered Accountant,Associate of Institute of Chartered Accountants



Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

Member of Australasian Business Ethics Network

Coordinator, Regional and Rural Business Research Group


Director International- Department of Management ;

Member of Deakin University Human Research Ethics Committee (2015-2016); 

Chair, Faculty of Business & Law Human Ethics Advisory Group (2015-2016)

Professional activities

Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India


Teaching Interests

Strategic Management, Business Ethics, Global Strategy, International Business, Accounting and Finance

Subjects and units currently teaching

Strategic Management

Business Ethics 

Global Strategy

Expertise categories

Expertise summary

Corruption in Business and Society; Corruption-related Decision-making for managers; Corporate Strategy and Social Responsibility

Knowledge areas

Strategic Management, Business Ethics, Global Business and Strategy, Corruption in Business and Society, Emerging markets, Accounting and Finance

Conferences and seminars

Roy, A & Banerj, K (2013) 'A Linkage, Learning, Leverage approach to Global expansion strategy for Indian Companies, 3rd Indian Academy of Management Conference, 2013, IIM Ahmedabad, India, Dec 2013.

Roy, A. (2013) 'The Future of Australia's Automobile Industry' 4th Asian Business Management Conference, Osaka, Japan, Nov 2013.  

Roy, A. (2012) ‘Facilitating payments: An ingredient of systemic corruption’ at the ABEN 2012 (Australasian Business Ethics Network) Conference, Melbourne.

Roy, A. (2011) ‘Corruption in the Indian business context’ at the 2nd Indian Academy of Management Conference 2011, IIM Bangalore, India, Dec 2011.

Roy, A. (2009) ‘Dealing with Corruption and Bribery in a Host Country’ ANZAM 2009, Monash University, Melbourne, December 2009

Roy, A. (2009) ‘Examining the Tata Nano Project’ at the 16th International Conference for Promoting Business Ethics, University of Niagara, USA, October 2009.

Roy, A. (2008) ‘Bribes Vs. Gifts’ presented at the 8th International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, University of Cambridge, UK. August 2008. 

Roy, A. (2007) ‘India’s Special Economic Zones: Ethical issues and their Resolution’  presented at the 14th Annual International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference, De Paul University, Chicago, USA, November 1-3, 2007. 

Roy, A. (2007) ‘Ethical Issues in India’s financial markets’,  EBEN (European Business Ethics Network) Research Conference, University of Bergamo, Italy, June 21-23, 2007.

Roy, A. (2006) ‘Dealing with Corruption in Global Business: through a CRDM process’, 19th EBEN Conference, Vienna, Austria, September 2006.

Roy, A. (2006) ‘Good governance in Corruption-related situations”: A CRDM approach, published as proceedings of the National Conference on Business Ethics, SIES Institute of Management, Mumbai, India, August 2006

Roy, A. & Singer A.E. (2005) ‘Reducing Corruption: Some Individual, Organisational and Political Approaches’, 19th ANZAM Conference, Canberra, December, 2005 

Roy, A. (2005) ‘Corruption-related Decision-making and Multinational Business Decisions’ at Beyond Fragmented Government: Governance in Public Sector Conference, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia, August 2005.

Roy, A. (2005) ‘Introducing Corruption-related Decision-making in the Multinational Business Context’ at European Business Ethics Network (EBEN) Research Conference at Estonian Business School, Tallinn, June 2005.

Roy, A. (2004) “A CRDM Model for Multinational Business Managers”, published as proceedings of the 8th Post Graduate Researchers Conference at Waikato Management School, University of Waikato, New Zealand.

Roy, A. & Singer, A.E. (2004) “Reducing Corruption in International Business Decisions: Prospects, Frameworks and Techniques”, published as proceedings of the Third ISBEE World Congress on Business Ethics, University of Melbourne, July 2004.

Media appearances

Roy, Achinto (2010) Combating a culture of kickbacks, Risk, p. 14, LexisNexis Butterworths, Chatswood, N.S.W. [M.1]

Roy, Achinto (2010) When is a gift really a bribe?, The Drum, ABC News, Australia [M.1]


Awards and prizes

1. Faculty Staff Award 2014 for Outstanding Contribution to our Students, Staff, Alumni and Friends. 

2. Teaching Fellowship 2014


Research projects

Current projects: 

1. The Bowater Social Entrepreneur Challenge 2014

2. An interpretive study of seasonal labour shortages in the agricultural sector

Research interests

Corruption in Business & Society
Corporate strategy
Business ethics
Stakeholder relations
Financial markets and Debt management

Research grants

$9749 Faculty Research Grant 2014- awarded along with Dr. Keith Abbot, Dr. Mona Chung, John McElvaney and Dr. Leanne Morris (An interpretive study of seasonal labour shortages in the agricultural sector)

$25000 Bowater Trust Grant for Social Entrepreneurship Challenge 2014 along with Dr. Fara Azmat, Dr, Ahmed Ferdous and Dr. Yuka Fujimoto

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