Social and political aspects of accounting; critical analysis of the role of accounting technologies in public sector reform initiatives, accounting in developing countries, and accounting education.
Monir Mir is a faculty member of the School of Information Systems & Accounting of the Faculty of Business, Government and Law, University of Canberra. He held academic positions at the University of Wollongong, the University of New England and at the University of Dhaka. He holds a PhD in public sector reform and accounting from the University of Wollongong. He received his M.B.A. in Accounting and Finance from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. He is an FCMA, an FCPA and a former bank executive. He teaches in the area of management accounting. Monir has presented papers at various international conferences including the Critical Perspectives on Accounting Conference, the Asia Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting Conference, the Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Accounting Conference, the Asian Academic Accounting Association Conference, and the Conference on Emerging Issues in International Accounting. Monir’s research has been published in leading international journals including the Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, the Financial Accountability and Management Journal and in the International Journal of Public Sector Management
Member, Divisional Council, CPA Australia, ACT Division.
Member, Management Accounting Committee, CPA Australia, ACT Division
Member, Career Marketing Advisory Panel, The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.
Mir, M. and Bala, S.K. (2015), “NGO Accountability in Bangladesh: Two Contrasting Cases”, Voluntas, 26, 5, pp. 1831-1851
Mir, M. and Chatterjee, B. (2015), “Political competition and environmental reporting: Evidence from New Zealand Local Governments”, Asian Review of Accounting, 23, 1, pp.17-38
Mir, M., Mollik, A. and Rampling, P. (2015), “The Association Between Environmental Performance and Financial Performance; A Study of the Electricity Generating Companies in Australia and New Zealand”. In Netaji, M., Quazi, A. and Amran, A., eds, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Contemporary Perspectives, Malaysia, Pearson, pp. 179-193
Mir, M., Fan, H., Daly, A. and Boland, G. (2014), “The Impact of Higher Secondary Assessment Systems on the Tertiary Level Academic Performance – An Empirical Study”, Journal of Institutional Research, 19, 1, pp. 1-19
- Mir, M. and Rahaman, A. (2007), “The Role of Accounting Technologies in the Organizational and Cultural Transformation of a Government Department in NSW, Accounting”, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 20, 2, pp. 237-268
- Mir, M. and Rahaman, A. (2006), “Partners in Reform: A Narrative Analysis of the Role of Accounting in the Reform Process of a Public Sector Agency”, Financial Accountability and Management Journal, 22, 2, pp. 157-178
- Mir, M. and Rahaman, A. (2005), “The Adoption of International Accounting Standards in Bangladesh: An Exploration of Rationale and Process”, Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 18, 6, pp. 816-841
- Mir, M. and Rahaman, A. (2003), “Commercialisation and financial management reforms: exploration of "new knowledge creation" by a public sector agency”, International Journal of Public Sector Management, 16, 4 & 5, pp. 373-392
- Mir, M. and Rahaman, A. (2003), “The role of accounting in the enterprise bargaining process of a university in Australia”, Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 16, 2, pp. 298-315
Research Projects & Grants
Areas of Supervision:
- Social and political aspects of accounting
- Critical analysis of the role of accounting technologies in public sector reform initiatives
- Accounting in developing countries
- Accounting education
Involvement in PhD Supervisory Panels:
- Graham Smith, "Factors influencing changes to performance measures of Australian Government agencies" (Secondary Supervisor)