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Margaret Abernethy

Sir Douglas Berry Copeland Chair
Accounting
social sciences
business & economics
business, finance
accounting
management
australia
performance
auditing and accountability
cost allocation
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Prof

Margaret Abernethy

 
Division
Business And Economics
 
Primary Interest
Costing and performance measurement systems in manufacturing and service industries
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Prof

Margaret Abernethy

 

Professor Margaret Abernethy holds the Sir Douglas Copland Chair of Commerce, Chair of Managerial Accounting; and is Director of the Melbourne Centre for Corporate Governance and Regulation (MCCGR). A leading researcher in cost accounting, budgeting, performance management, compensation design and corporate governance, Professor Abernethy has received in excess of $3 million in competitive research grants, provided expert advice to both the public and private sector, as well as serving on a number of boards.

Prior to returning to the Department of Accounting in mid-2012, Professor Abernethy served as Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics for over eight years, during which she was instrumental in the implementation of the Melbourne Model, designed and commissioned a new $128m building; and built the reputation and standing of the Faculty as the leading business and economics school in the region. She was awarded the Telstra Business Woman of the Year (Government and Community) in 2008 for her outstanding contribution to higher education, and was elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in 2011.

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 58 most recent scholarly works by Margaret Abernethy.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2008

2008 Telstra Business Woman of the Year (Community and Government Sector)

2012

FASSA - Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia


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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Sir Douglas Berry Copeland Chair

Accounting

Editorial Board

Behavioral Research in Accounting

Editorial Board

Journal of Management Accounting Research

Editor

Contemporary Accounting Research

Editorial Board

Management Accounting Research

Editorial Board

Accounting Organizations and Society

Editorial Board

Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal

Editorial Board

Australian Accounting Review

Editorial Board

Abacus

Editorial Board

Accounting and Finance

Member

American Accounting Association

Member

AFAANZ

Registered

Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants

Education


Bachelor of Economics (Honours)

La Trobe University

Doctor of Philosophy

La Trobe University