Staff profile - Samson Ekanayake

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Mr Samson Ekanayake

Position: Senior Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business & Law
Department: School of Accounting Economics & Finance
Campus: LB 4.212, Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92446563 +61 3 92446563
Email: samson.ekanayake@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Biography

Born in Sri Lanka. Educated in Sri Lanka, England, and in Australia. Worked in Sri lanka, Saudi Arabia, Fiji and Australia. Held senior managerial positions in accounting and finance before joining academia. Married. Three children. Two daughters are medical doctors, son is a chartered accountant. 


Qualifications

  • Master of Arts (Accounting & Finance), Lancaster University (UK), 1982
  • Graduate Diploma of Accounting, University of Kent at Canterbury (UK), 1979
  • Bachelor of Science (Business Administration), Sri Jayawardenapura Uni (Sri Lanka), 1973


Career highlights

Finance Manager -Mitsubishi Machinery Industries

Economist : Fiji Sugar Corporation

Corporate Treasurer- The Finance Company Ltd (Ceylinco Group of Comanies)


Memberships

Member Institute of Certified Mngt. Accountants,Certified Practising Accountant,Fellow Institute of Chartered Accountants

Affiliations

Faculty of Management- Sri jayawardenapura University

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka


Professional activities

Adviser on curriculum development for finance/ accounting

Academic

Teaching Interests

Business Finance

Corporate Finance

Enterprise Risk Management

Management Accounting


Subjects and units currently teaching

Business Finance


Expertise categories

Knowledge areas

Business Finance

Corporate Finance

Enterprise Risk Management

Management Accounting and Control


Student supervision

Risk management in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprices


Conferences and seminars

American Accounting Association Accounting & Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand European Accounting Association Academy of International Business

Awards

Awards and prizes

School of AEF awards for teaching

School of AEF awards for service

Faculty of Business and Law nominations for innovative teaching

Vice-Chancellors award for service


Research

Research interests

Share buy-backs

Trust and control

Enterprise risk Management


Research grants

Faculty grants 


Research groups

Enterprise risk management

Culture, trust and management control


Publications

Publications

Ekanayake, Samson and Subramaniam, Nava (2012) Nature, extent and antecedents of risk management in accounting, law and biotechnology firms in Australia, Accounting, accountability and performance, vol. 17, no. 1 and 2, pp. 23-48, Griffith University : Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics, Nathan, Qld. [C1]
 

Ekanayake, Samson (2011) Understanding the factors contributing to inter-partner trust in joint ventures, Business review, Cambridge, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 55-61, American Academy of Business, Cambridge, Hollywood, Fla. [C1]
 

Ekanayake, Samson and Subramaniam, Nava (2009) Nature, extent and antecedents of risk managment practices in knowledge-intensive firms, in Unknown (ed.), AFAANZ 2009 : Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand Annual Conference, pp. 1-33, AFAANZ, Adelaide, S. Aust. [E1]
 

Ekanayake, Samson (2008) The role of trust in joint venture control : a theoretical framework, The journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 120-126, American Academy of Business, Cambridge, Hollywood, Florida [C1]
 

Ekanayake, Samson (2008) Managers' trust, reliance on control mechanisms and performance of subordinates, in Hoque, Zahirul (eds), GAOC 2008 : Proceedings of the 2008 Global Accounting and Organizational Change Conference, pp. 1-23, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Vic. [E1]
 

2006 School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
Ekanayake, Samson (2006) Trust and controlling joint ventures: a conceptual framework, in Ho, Christine D (eds), ABBSA 2006 : Industry, markets, and regions : proceedings for the 2nd International Conference for the Australasian Business and Behavioural Sciences Association (ABBSA), The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, S. Aust. [E1]
 

2005 School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
Ekanayake, Samson (2005) Interpersonal trust and control behaviour of Chinese managers, in Alam, Quamrul (eds), 2005 Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy (ANZIBA) Conference Proceedings, pp. 1-17, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic. [E1]
 

2004 School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
Ekanayake, Samson (2004) Information signalling of common stock repurchase announcements: Australian evidence, ICFAI journal of applied finance, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 5-15, ICFAI University Press, Hyderabad, India [C1]
ERA journal ID: Not matching ERA journal list
 

Ekanayake, Samson (2004) Agency theory, national culture and management Control Systems, Journal of American academy of business, vol. 4, no. 1/2, pp. 49-54, American Academy of Business, Cambridge, Hollywood, Fla. [C1]
ERA journal ID: 36097 – Scopus EID: Not tagged
DRO entry for this publication

Ekanayake, Samson (2004) Interpersonal trust and formal controls in hierarchical relationships, in Appa Rao Korukonda (ed.), Proceedings of the 2004 ABAS International Conference, pp. 1-21, Academy of Business and Administrative Sciences, Montreux, Switzerland [E1]
 

Ekanayake, Samson (2003) Short-run performance of recent Australian on-market share buy-back announcements, in Hettihewa, Samanthala and Ross, Don (eds), Proceedings of the Emerging Financial Services in Asia-Pacific Conference, pp. 1-9, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, N.S.W. [E1]
 

O'Connor, N.* and Ekanayake, S. (1998) Culture's Influence on Budget Emphasis: Some Method Issues and Further Evidence, ASIA-PACIFIC Journal of Accounting, vol. 0, no. 0, pp. 241-267, Dept of Accountancy-City University of HK, Hong Kong [C1]
 


Link to publications

http://.deakin.edu.au/research/admin/pubs/reports/database/dynamic/output/person/person.php?person_code=ekanasa


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