Staff profile - Dessalegn Mihret
Dr Dessalegn Mihret
|Faculty or Division:||Faculty of Business & Law|
|Department:||School of Accounting Economics & Finance|
|Campus:||Melbourne Burwood Campus|
|Phone:||+61 3 92445202 +61 3 92445202|
- Doctor of Philosophy, University of Southern Queensland, 2010
- GCHE Exempt, Deakin University, 2014
Fraud investigation and prevention
Financial Accounting Theory
Subjects and units currently teaching
Auditing and financial accounting
2014:“An evaluation of e-portfolio assessment strategy in an auditing unit” Deakin University, School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, LIVE: $3,600 with Nadana Abayadeera.
2010: “Internationalization and Globalization of Higher Education: Implications for Africa’s Higher Education System”. As a co-investigator (with lead investigator Assoc. Prof. Bernice Kotey), Dessalegn received A$7,000 from Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIISRTE) through the DEHub Project in 2010.
2006: “Internal Audit Effectiveness: an Ethiopian public sector case study”. As a lead (with co-investigator Aderajew Wondim), Dessalegn received Ethiopian Birr 21,500 in 2006 (approximately A$3,580 with exchange rate current at the time) from Addis Ababa University.
Refereed journal articles
Mihret, DG (2014), 'How can we explain internal auditing? the inadequacy of agency theory and a labor process alternative', Critical Perspectives on Accounting. DOI: http//dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cpa.2014.01.003
Mihret, DG & Bobe, BJ (2014), ‘Multiple informal imperial connections and the transfer of accountancy to Ethiopia (1905 to 2011)’, Accounting History, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 309-31.
Mihret, DG (2014), ''National culture and fraud risk: exploratory evidence", Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 161-176.
Mihret, DG, James, K & Mula, JM (2012), ‘Accounting professionalization processes amidst alternating state ideology in Ethiopia’, Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Vol. 25, No. 7, pp. 1206-33.
Mihret, DG, Mula, JM & James, K (2012), ‘The Development of Internal Auditing in Ethiopia: An institutional change perspective’, Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 153 - 170.
Terdpaopong, K & Mihret, DG (2011) ‘Modelling SME credit risk: a Thai empirical evidence’, Small Enterprise Research, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 63-79.
Mihret, DG & Admassu, MA (2011), 'Reliance of External Auditors on Internal Audit Work: A Corporate Governance Perspective', International Business Research, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 67-79.
Mihret, DG, James, K. & Mula, JM (2010), 'Antecedents and Organizational Performance Implications of Internal Audit Effectiveness: Some Propositions and Research Agenda', Pacific Accounting Review, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 224-252.
Mihret, DG (2010), 'Factors associated with attributes of internal audit departments: A canonical analysis', African Journal of Accounting, Economics, Finance and Banking Research, Vol. 6, No. 6, pp. 42-61.
Mihret, DG & Woldeyohannis, GZ (2008), ‘Value-added role of internal audit: an Ethiopian case study', Managerial Auditing Journal, vol. 23 no. 6, pp. 567-95.
Mihret, DG & Yismaw, AW (2007), ‘Internal Audit Effectiveness: an Ethiopian public sector case study’, Managerial Auditing Journal, vol. 22 no. 5, pp. 470-84.
Kotey B & Mihret DG (2012), ‘Internationalisation and Globalization of Higher Education: Implications for Africa’s Higher Education System.’ University of New England, DEHub Monograph Series No. 5, 2012. (ISBN: 978-1-921597-36-7 / ISSN: 18338-9414). James, R (ed).