Third Global Accounting and Organizational Change Research Conference 2012

Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change

ISSN: 1832-5912

Article publication date: 20 September 2011



(2011), "Third Global Accounting and Organizational Change Research Conference 2012", Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change, Vol. 7 No. 3.



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Third Global Accounting and Organizational Change Research Conference 2012

Article Type: Call for papers From: Journal of Accounting and Organizational Change, Volume 7, Issue 3

Sunway Resort City, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 14-17 July 2012Electronic submission deadline (full papers only): 6 January 2012Notification of acceptance of papers: 6 April 2012

We are pleased to announce that the Third Biennial International Conference of the Global Accounting and Organizational Change Research (GAOCR) network will be held at Sunway University in July 14-17, 2012.

The theme of the conference is “The role of accounting in promoting good corporate governance and sustainable management.”

The GAOCR network is committed to high-quality research on contemporary issues in organizational and accounting change. It aims to provide a platform for international researchers and practitioners from multiple disciplines to disseminate information on organizational and accounting systems change. The 2012 conference will be organized by Sunway University in association with La Trobe University (Australia) and the Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change.

Papers are sought from a variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives. We welcome manuscripts from any emerging and developed economies both in the public and private sectors on the following areas:

  • Role of accounting in sustainable management.

  • Accounting for good governance.

  • Accounting and economic development.

  • Accounting as a force for social change.

  • Accounting and accountability in social ventures.

  • Financial innovation, sub-prime mortgage and the change in financial regulation.

  • Governance, accounting and performance measures adopted by non-profit organizations

  • Management control systems change.

  • Performance management and the balanced scorecard.

  • Changes in social and environmental accounting, sustainability and performance reporting.

  • Accounting change in transitional and developing economies.

  • Professional ethics, risk and ethical management.

  • Public sector reform and accounting change.

  • Corporate failure and auditing change.

  • International donor agencies, development economics and accounting change.

  • Change in accounting education.

These themes are only indicative. Papers outside of these themes with relevance to understanding the role of management control systems in organisational (and social) change are welcome.

Keynote speakers

Professor Aziuddin Ahmad, Selangor International Islamic University College, Bandar Seri Putra, Malaysia

Professor Irvine Lapsley, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

Professor Mike Shields, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA

All papers will be subject to a double-blind review process. Submit your paper via e-mail to Dr Y.F. Foo at: with a copy to Professor Zahirul Hoque at: There is no submission fee.

Submission details and conference information are available at:

Please contact:

Associate Professor Dr Y.F. Foo, School of Business, Sunway University, No. 5 Jalan University, Bandar Sunway, 46150 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, Tel.: +603 7491 8622 Ext 8309, e-mail:

Professor Zahirul Hoque, School of Accounting, La Trobe University, Victoria 3086, Australia, Tel.: +613 9479 3433, e-mail:

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