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Mrs Dianne Thomson

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Economics, La Trobe University, 1989

Contact

Biography

Dianne Thomson is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Finance in Deakin Business School. Di has worked at Deakin since 1987 and prior to this was employed in the health care sector.  She has taught in the areas of applied banking and financial markets, financial institution management, and has specialised in courses relating to international banking and finance for the past 15 years in both the undergrad, postgrad-level and in the MBA program. More recently teaching has been in the Property Real Estate Degree, teaching property economics and property management. Di has co-authored two textbooks used in Australian finance courses, Saunders, A., Lange, H., Anderson, J., and Thomson, D., (2007) 'Financial Institution Management: A Risk-based Approach', and McGraw-Hill and Kidwell, D., Brimble, M. Basu, A., Lenten, L., Thomson, D (2011), 'Financial Markets, Institutions and Money', 2nd Edition, John Wiley & Sons, QLD.

Di has been the recipient of a number of Faculty of Business and Law Awards for her contribution to teaching and international programs: Outstanding Contribution to Faculty's Internationalisation Program Award in 2014, School of AEF Certificate of Best Colleague in 2009, Exemplar of Teaching Excellence in 2009 and Outstanding Contribution to Faculty's Internationalisation Program Award in 2007.

Di’s research interests include: the impact of financial organization and structure on performance, international finance, financial institution regulation, corporate governance and corporate social responsibility in the finance sector and has published in these areas. Recent work has involved researching customer satisfaction and organisational structure of financial institutions. Along with colleagues she has been successful in obtaining Faculty Research Grants to investigate student learning preferences and electronic media in teaching and learning and a major teaching and learning grant to establish a finance learning community via a website called Finance Central.

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Research interests

  • Prudential supervision of banks and non-banks in Australia
  • Structure and behaviour of financial institutions
  • Demutualization, community banks and changing financial organizational form

Affiliations

  • Member, Victorian Education Board SDA School System.
  • Chairperson, School Board, NAPS, Nunawading.

Teaching interests

  • Bank management
  • International banking

Units taught

  • MAF305 - Bank Management
  • MAF306 - International Finance and Investment

Professional activities

Awards

  • Faculty of Business and Law Outstanding Contribution to Faculty's Internationalisation Program Award, 2014.
  • School of AEF Certificate of Best Colleague, 2009.
  • Faculty of Business and Law "Exemplar of Teaching Excellence" award, 2009.
  • Faculty of Business and Law Outstanding Contribution to Faculty's Internationalisation Program Award, 2007.

Publications

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2016

Does the global reporting initiative influence sustainability disclosures in Asia-Pacific banks?

M Islam, A Jain, D Thomson

(2016), Vol. 23, pp. 298-313, Australasian journal of environmental management, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article
2015

Customer-owned banking in Australia: from credit union to mutual bank

A Jain, M Keneley, D Thomson

(2015), Vol. 86, pp. 465-478, Annals of public and cooperative economics, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Voluntary CSR disclosure works! Evidence from Asia-Pacific banks

A Jain, M Keneley, D Thomson

(2015), Vol. 11, pp. 2-18, Social responsibility journal, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article
2014

Bank reputation in Australia: a view from the inside

A Jain, M Keneley, D Thomson

(2014), pp. 29-34, JASSA: the finsia journal of applied finance, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

journal article
2012

Engagement and learning through social software in finance: A retrospective on the Trading Room experience

A Jain, D Thomson, A Farley, P Mulready

(2012), Vol. 37, pp. 701-718, Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, C1

journal article

Insuring for a Crisis: Deposit Insurance and the GFC, the Australian and New Zealand Experience

Ameeta Jain, Monica Keneley, Di Thomson

(2012), Vol. 31, pp. 359-368, ECONOMIC PAPERS, C1

journal article
2011

Blended Learning in Finance: Comparing Student Perceptions of Lectures, Tutorials and Online Learning Environments Across Different Year Levels

Alan Farley, Ameeta Jain, Dianne Thomson

(2011), Vol. 30, pp. 99-108, ECONOMIC PAPERS, C1

journal article

The relationship between exchange rates, interest rates and Australian bank returns

A Jain, P Narayan, D Thomson

(2011), Vol. 18, pp. 967-972, Applied Economics Letters, C1

journal article
2010

Corporate social responsibility reporting: A business strategy by Australian banks?

D Thomson, A Jain

(2010), Vol. 7, pp. 213-229, Corporate Ownership and Control, C1

journal article
2008

Organisation change and its impact on Australian building societies' performance

D Thomson

(2008), Vol. 6, pp. 132-142, Corporate Ownership and Control, C1

journal article

Corporate governance, board responsibilities, and financial performance: The National Bank of Australia

A Jain, D Thomson

(2008), Vol. 6, pp. 99-113, Corporate Ownership and Control, C1

journal article

Engagement and learning through social software in finance: The trading room experience

A Farley, A Jain, D Thomson, P Mulready

(2008), pp. 287-294, ASCILITE 2008 - The Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education, E1

conference
2007

Comparing perceptions of learning between first, second and third year finance students

A Jain, D Thomson, A Farley

(2007), Proceedings of seventh international business research conference : 3 - 6 December, 2007, Sydney, Australia, Sydney, New South Wales, E1

conference
2006

Corporate governance failure and its impact on National Australia Bank's performance

D Thomson, A Jain

(2006), Vol. 2, pp. 41-55, Journal of business case studies, Littleton, Colo., C1

journal article

The evolutions of CSR reporting: a comparison of Westpac and National Australia Bank

D Thomson, A Jain

(2006), Conference proceedings, 3rd International Conference on Contemporary Business: engagement and change: managing in a free trade environment, Leura, N.S.W., E1

conference

Accountability and board functionality: National Australia Bank's experience

D Thomson, A Jain

(2006), pp. 1-28, Banking and securities markets: convergence, innovation and regulation, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference
2005

Corporate governance failure and its impact on National Australia Bank's performance

D Thomson, A Jain

(2005), pp. 1-34, EABR 2005 : European Applied Business Research Conference, Santorini Island, Greece, E1

conference

Changing governance mechanisms and its impact on Australian Building Societies' performance

D Thomson

(2005), pp. 1-24, First International Conference on Business, Management & Economics E-Conference Proceedings, Izmir, Turkey, E1

conference
2003

Does organizational structure matter? The behaviour of Australian Building Societies pre-and post-demutualization

D Thomson

(2003), pp. 1-47, Proceedings of the Third Accounting History International Conference, Siena, Italy, E1-1

conference
2002

Mutual to stock conversions: the experience of Australia's major building societies (1983-1994)

D Thomson, M Abbott

(2002), pp. 1-37, Proceedings of the 9th World Congress of Accounting Historians, Melbourne, Vic., E1

conference
2001

Banking regulation and market forces in Australia

D Thomson, M Abbott

(2001), Vol. 10, pp. 69-86, International Review of Financial Analysis, C1

journal article
2000

Australian financial prudential supervision: an historical view

D Thomson, M Abbott

(2000), Vol. 59, pp. 75-88, Australian journal of public administration, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article
1997

A history of the co-operative housing societies in Victoria, 1944-1996

M Abbott, D Thomson

(1997), Vol. 15, pp. 19-30, Urban policy and research, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

Bank Reputation: Why is there a discrepancy between customer satisfaction and community satisfaction?

Mrs Dianne Thomson, Dr Ameeta Jain

  • 2013: $9,090

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report