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Prof Teerooven Soobaroyen

Visiting Fellow
Essex Business School
Prof Teerooven Soobaroyen
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    EBS.3.91, Colchester Campus

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    Please email me at tsooba@essex.ac.uk for an appointment

Profile

Biography

Visiting Fellow at Essex Business School

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) (Mauritius)

  • MA (Lancaster)

  • PGCTHE (Aberystwyth)

  • PhD (Aberystwyth)

Appointments

University of Essex

  • Professor of Accounting, Essex Business School, University of Essex (1/1/2016 - 31/12/2024)

  • Deputy Dean of Partnerships, University of Essex (1/7/2021 - 31/12/2023)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Social and environmental reporting

Open to supervise

Corporate governance

Open to supervise

Non-profit accounting, accountability and governance

Open to supervise

Accounting and governance in developing and emerging economies

Open to supervise

Current research

co-investigator, research project on the role of governing boards in African higher education institutions, funded by the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN, GBP 26,355).

co-investigator, research project on the quality of board decision making processes in higher education institutions: UK and European experiences (Leadership Foundation for Higher Education, GBP 10,000).

co-investigator, research project governing practices of Vietnam higher education institutions (funded by the British Council, GBP 30,000)

co-investigator of a research project on CSR Foundations in Mauritius, funded by the Chartered Instituteof Management Accountants (CIMA, ZAR84,000)

Conferences and presentations

Adapting ISAs and the role of Big Four Affiliates in a developing country context -

11th African Accounting and Finance Association Conference, Cairo, Egypt, 7/9/2022

Codes of Corporate Governance and Emerging Trends

Institute of Certified Secretaries Workshop, 3/6/2022

Evaluation of the Implementation of the Mwongozo Code of Governance for State Corporations in Kenya

Invited presentation, Public Sector Governance Workshop, Nakuru, Kenya, 25/5/2022

Publishing in highly-ranked accounting journals: Strategies and Implications.

Invited presentation, Keynote presentation, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) Academic Conference, 13/4/2022

The Role of the Governance Code and Board Accountability

Invited presentation, Keynote presentation, IoD Ghana 4th Directors' Week Celebration, Ghana, 17/11/2021

Exploring the Interplay between Management Accounting and Control Systems and Informal Family Processes: Rationalization and Domination

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Accounting Conference 2021, Virtual, 8/7/2021

A futile exercise of transparency? The case of UK Political Party Accounts

Invited presentation, Centre for Social Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR) Webinar Series, Virtual, 1/7/2021

La Comptabilité Face aux Crises (Table Ronde)

Invited presentation, 42è Congrès Association Francophone de Comptabilité, Virtual, 17/6/2021

Disclosure and Transparency on Corporate Governance Principles

Invited presentation, Keynote presentation, ICS Professional Development Workshop, Virtual, 4/6/2021

Corporate Governance Disclosure and Transparency: Quo Vadis?

Invited presentation, Keynote presentation, MIOD Professional Development Workshops, Virtual, 25/5/2021

Participatory Budgeting and the ‘(Bio)Politics of the Governed’: Evidence from Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa.

International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM) Conference 2021, Virtual, 21/4/2021

A Study of the Interplay of Management Accounting and Control Systems and Informal Family Processes in a Traditional Society.

British Accounting and Finance Association Annual Conference 2021, Virtual, 12/4/2021

Auditing the Egyptian Auditors: The Case of an Audit Oversight ‘Spectacle’

Invited presentation, Royal Holloway University of London - Accounting and Financial Management Research Seminar series, Virtual, 10/3/2021

Data Management and Analysis in Qualitative Projects

Invited presentation, AHRC-TECHNE: Empirical Research Methodology: Conducting Interdisciplinary Research, Virtual, 26/2/2021

Communicating Sustainable Development in the African Context

Invited presentation, Keynote presentation, 1st International Conference on Innovation and Sustainable Development, Virtual, 11/11/2020

Researching Accounting in Emerging Economies: Reflections from a Pluralistic Perspective.

Invited presentation, Keynote presentation, Online Seminar - Indian Accounting Association (IAA) - South Bengal Branch, Virtual, 5/11/2020

Social and Environmental Reporting Practices: ‘Same Old’ or ‘New Beginnings’?

Invited presentation, International Webinar on Global Trade and Business Environment, Virtual, 28/9/2020

University Governing Boards and Decision Making Processes: Extant evidence and reflections for further research

Invited presentation, University of Tasmania School of Management & Marketing Research Seminar Series, Virtual, 28/8/2020

Charity Disclosures, Narratives and ‘Hubristic Tone’: A Study of Legitimation & Stakeholder Management in Times of Crisis

Invited presentation, University of Bangor Business School Seminar Series, Bangor Business School, Bangor, United Kingdom, 19/2/2020

The Influence of Corporate Governance, Corporate Foundations, and Employee Volunteering on Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting (CSR) Practices

9th African Accounting and Finance Association Conference, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of, 5/9/2019

Charity Disclosure and Narratives in Times of Crises: A Case Study

Invited presentation, Keynote presentation, 3rd Qualitative Accounting Research Symposium, Guelph, Canada, 1/12/2018

Charting the development of the Egyptian accounting profession (1946-2016): An analysis of the State-Profession dynamics (8th African Accounting and Finance Association Conference, Dakar, Senegal, September 2018)

8th African Accounting and Finance Association Conference, Dakar, Senegal, 6/9/2018

The accidental implementation of an accounting ritual (Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Accounting Conference, Edinburgh, July 2018)

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Accounting Conference, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 11/7/2018

Auditing the Egyptian Auditors: An Analysis of Compliance Reviews by the Local Public Oversight Body (Accounting and Accountability in Emerging Economies Conference, Colchester, Essex, June 2018)

Accounting and Accountability in Emerging Economies Conference, Colchester, United Kingdom, 28/6/2018

‘Politicising’ CSR: Tales from an Island (Invited speaker, University of Nottingham Ningbo Business School, China)

Invited presentation, Invited speaker - research seminar, Ningbo, China, 20/3/2018

Rethinking spatiality and accounting: a case of female segregation in audit firms, (with Dila Agrizzi and Abeer Alsalloom),University of Sheffield, UK (September 2017)

Invited presentation, Invited speaker - research seminar, Sheffield, United Kingdom, 2017

The interplay between NGO accountability and development: The implications of means-ends decoupling (with R. Jayasekera), Universidade de Nova Lisboa, Portugal (October 2017)

Invited presentation, Invited speaker - research seminar, Lisbon, Portugal, 2017

What are the determinants of chief executive remuneration in the non-profit sector? The case of UK charities (Invited Speaker - Northumbria University)

Invited presentation, Invited speaker - research seminar, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, 19/5/2016

Shades of Substantivism and Symbolism: A Study of the Governance of Risk Management in UK Higher Education Institutions, (jointly with Collins Ntim and Martin Broad), 8th Asia-Pacific Interdisciplinary Research on Accounting Conference, Melbourne (July 2016)

8th Asia-Pacific Interdisciplinary Research on Accounting Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 2016

What are the determinants of chief executive remuneration in UK charities? Insights from the social theory of agency, (jointly with Tam Nguyen), 6th Social and Environmental Accounting Conference (CSEAR Italy), Parma (July 2016)

Parma, Italy, 2016

The Design and Use of Management Control System in a Chinese Multinational Corporation: An Institutional Explanation of Cultural Influence, (jointly with Xinxiang Li), 5th African Accounting and Finance Association (AAFA) Conference, Mauritius (September 2015)

Moka, Mauritius, 2015

Exploring the Technical and Functional Absence of Accounting: A Case Study of a Higher Education Institution, (jointly with K. Alfahad), Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Accounting (IPA) Conference, Stockholm (July 2015)

Stockholm, Sweden, 2015

Earnings Management by Non-Profit Organizations: Evidence from UK Charities, (jointly with T.H. Nguyen), 38th Annual Congress of European Accounting Association, Glasgow (April 2015).

Glasgow, United Kingdom, 2015

A Cross-National Study of the Extent of Adoption of International Standards on Auditing: Do Institutional Factors Matter? (jointly with Pran Boolaky). 4th African Accounting and Finance Association (AAFA) Conference, Cape Town, South Africa (September 2014)

Rondebosch, South Africa, 2014

Visual Repetition in Social and Environmental Reports as an Impression Management Strategy (jointly with C. Pesci and E. Costa), 26th International Congress on Social and Environmental Accounting Research, St Andrews (August 2014)

St Andrews, United Kingdom, 2014

Womens Desire for Change in the Accounting Workplace: Insights from Saudi Arabia, (jointly with A. Alsalloom and D. Agrizzi), Critical Perspectives on Accounting Conference, Toronto (July 2014)

Toronto, Canada, 2014

Internal Governance Structures and Voluntary Public Accountability Disclosures by UK Higher Educational Institutions, (jointly with C.G. Ntim and M.J. Broad), EFMD Higher Education Conference, Stockholm (May 2014).

Stockholm, Sweden, 2014

The Interplay between NGO Accountability and Development: The Implications of Means-End Decoupling, (jointly with R. Jayasekera), 3rd African Accounting and Finance Association (AAFA) Conference, Kampala, Uganda (Sep 2013).

Kampala, Uganda, 2013

Organisational Identity, Identification and Accounting: An Empirical Study in a Museum Railway (jointly with K. Jayasinghe), 7th Asia-Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting (APIRA) Conference, Kobe, (July 2013).

Kobe, Japan, 2013

Teaching and supervision

Previous supervision

Alaaeldin Mohamed Abbas Mohamed Ahmed
Alaaeldin Mohamed Abbas Mohamed Ahmed
Thesis title: Pension Accounting and Disclosure Reforms: Determinants and Consequences.
Degree subject: Accounting
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 12/12/2023
Mohammad Ali Mefleh Al-Tamimi
Mohammad Ali Mefleh Al-Tamimi
Thesis title: Investigating Digital Corporate Reporting From an Upper Echelons Theory Perspective: Evidence From the Arab Middle East
Degree subject: Accounting
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 30/3/2023
Mohamad Albakjaji
Mohamad Albakjaji
Thesis title: The Governance of Privacy in Online Transactions in US and EU Contexts: A Socio-Legal Analysis
Degree subject: Accounting
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 15/11/2021
Abdullah Salem H Almalki
Abdullah Salem H Almalki
Thesis title: How Do Expatriates and Local Professionals Work in Auditing Firms? A Weberian Analysis of Perseverance and Adjustment in the Saudi Arabian Workplace.
Degree subject: Accounting
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 12/10/2021
Fabiana Roberto
Fabiana Roberto
Degree subject: Occasional Study: Essex Business School (Research)
Degree type: Occasional Postgraduate Study
Awarded date: 6/10/2021
Alexandros Parginos
Alexandros Parginos
Thesis title: Corporate Social Responsibility and Socio-Environmental Reporting Practices: Evidence From an Exploratory Study in the Greek Context.
Degree subject: Accounting
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 11/5/2021
Yuveshna Gowry
Yuveshna Gowry
Degree subject: Occasional Study: Essex Business School (Research)
Degree type: Occasional Postgraduate Study
Awarded date: 9/12/2020
Blerita Korca
Blerita Korca
Degree subject: Occasional Study: Essex Business School (Research)
Degree type: Occasional Postgraduate Study
Awarded date: 7/10/2020
Mohammad Gh MEM Alasfour
Mohammad Gh MEM Alasfour
Thesis title: Post-Acquisition Management Accounting and Control Systems in an Islamic Bank: An Institutional Logics Perspective.
Degree subject: Accounting
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 1/6/2020
Hamad Yuosef A Alhumoudi
Hamad Yuosef A Alhumoudi
Thesis title: The Design and Use of Management Accounting and Control Systems in Saudi Arabian Family Businesses: A Weberian Perspective of Accounting
Degree subject: Accounting
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 1/6/2020
Ahmad Abras
Ahmad Abras
Thesis title: Competing Institutional Logics in Islamic Financial Reporting Standardisation: A Comparative Study
Degree subject: Accounting
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 26/6/2018

Publications

Journal articles (56)

Astami, E., Pramono, AJ., Rusmin, R., Cahaya, FR. and Soobaroyen, T., Do family ownership and supervisory board characteristics influence audit report lag? A view from a two-tier board context. Journal of International Accounting, Auditing and Taxation

(2024). Handbook on Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility

Soobaroyen, T., Ramdhony, D., Rashid, A. and Gow, J., (2023). The Evolution and Determinants of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Disclosure in a Developing Country: Extent and Quality. Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies. 13 (2), 300-330

Pariag-Maraye, N., Soobaroyen, T., Mooneeapen, O. and Panchoo, O., (2023). Evaluating NGO Accounting and Reporting Practices in a Developing Economy: The Case for Reforms. Journal of Public Budgeting Accounting and Financial Management. 35 (1), 73-94

Gowry, Y., Soobaroyen, T. and Subadar-Agathee, U., (2023). IFRS and the Evolution of Value Relevance : Evidence from an African Developing Country. Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting

Adhikari, P., Nkundabanyanga, S., Soobaroyen, T. and Jayasinghe, K., (2023). Public Sector Accounting in Emerging Economies in the Evolving Post-Covid Era. Journal of Public Budgeting Accounting and Financial Management. 35 (3), 297-308

Baboukardos, D., Gaia, S., Lassou, P. and Soobaroyen, T., (2023). The multiverse of non-financial reporting regulation. Accounting Forum. 47 (2), 147-165

Ghattas, P., Soobaroyen, T., Uddin, S. and Marnet, O., (2023). Auditing the auditors: A performative ‘spectacle’ of public oversight. Accounting Auditing and Accountability Journal

Gowry, Y., Soobaroyen, T. and Subadar Agathee, U., (2023). Exploring the Quality Of Corporate Governance Disclosure under An ‘Apply And Explain’ Regime. Corporate Governance. 23 (7), 1690-1715

Nguyen, TH. and Soobaroyen, T., (2022). To what extent do governance, government funding and chief executive officer characteristics influence executive compensation in UK charities? Insights from the social theory of agency. Financial Accountability and Management. 38 (1), 56-76

Dineshwar, R., Afzalur, R., Jeff, G. and Soobaroyen, T., (2022). The Influence of Corporate Governance and Corporate Foundations on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Reporting Practices. Journal of African Business. 23 (3), 816-832

Li, X., Le, B., Shen, D. and Soobaroyen, T., (2022). Bridging ‘home’ political and economic rationalities with ‘host’ demands and constraints: The case of regional Chinese state-owned multinational corporations. British Journal of Management. 34 (2), 1042-1061

Jayasinghe, K., Soobaroyen, T., Lassou, P. and Nkundabanyanga, SK., (2022). Editorial - Methodological Issues in African Accounting Research: Towards Alternative Theories and Methods. African Accounting and Finance Journal. 4 (1)

Tawiah, V. and Soobaroyen, T., (2022). The relationship between the adoption of International Public Sector Accounting Standards and sources of government financing: Evidence from developing countries. Accounting Forum, 1-24

Vithana, K., Soobaroyen, T. and Ntim, CG., (2021). Human resource disclosures in UK corporate annual reports: To what extent do these reflect organisational priorities towards labour?. Journal of Business Ethics. 169 (3), 475-497

Li, X. and Soobaroyen, T., (2021). Accounting, Ideological and Political Work and Chinese Multinational Operations: A Neo-Gramscian Perspective. Critical Perspectives on Accounting. 74, 102160-102160

Sorour, K., Boadu, M. and Soobaroyen, T., (2021). The role of Corporate Social Responsibility in Organisational Identity Communication, Co-Creation and Orientation. Journal of Business Ethics. 173 (1), 89-108

Lassou, P., Hopper, TH. and Soobaroyen, T., (2021). Financial controls to control corruption in an African country: insider experts within an enabling environment. Financial Accountability and Management. 37 (2), 107-123

Ghattas, P., Soobaroyen, T. and Marnet, O., (2021). Charting the development of the Egyptian accounting profession (1946-2016): An analysis of the State-Profession dynamics. Critical Perspectives on Accounting. 78, 102159-102159

Jayasinghe, K., Adhikari, P., Wynne, A., Malagila, J., Abdurafiu, N. and Soobaroyen, T., (2021). Government Accounting Reforms in Sub-Saharan African Countries and the Selective Ignorance of the Epistemic Community: A Competing Logics Perspective. Critical Perspectives on Accounting. 78, 102246-102246

Sorour, MK., Shrives, P., Sakhawy, A. and Soobaroyen, T., (2021). Exploring the Evolving Motives Underlying Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Disclosures in Developing Countries: The Case of ‘Political CSR’ Reporting. Accounting Auditing and Accountability Journal. 34 (5), 1051-1079

Agrizzi, D., Soobaroyen, T. and Alsalloom, A., (2021). Spatiality and accounting: The case of female segregation in audit firms. Accounting, Organizations and Society. 93, 101238-101238

Baboukardos, D., Beddewela, E. and Soobaroyen, T., (2021). Highlighting some ‘blind spots’: Mapping the theoretical underpinnings of sustainability accounting and management research in Emerging and Developing Economies.. Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal. 124 (4), 719-732

Baboukardos, D., Beddewela, E. and Soobaroyen, T., (2021). Editorial. Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal. 12 (4), 719-732

Boolaky, PK., Taiwah, V. and Soobaroyen, T., (2020). Why Do African Countries Adopt IFRS? An Institutional Perspective. The International Journal of Accounting. 55 (1), 2050005-2050005

Nguyen, T. and Soobaroyen, T., (2019). Earnings Management by Non-Profit Organisations: Evidence from UK Charities. Australian Accounting Review. 29 (1), 124-142

Boolaky, PK., Soobaroyen, T. and Quick, R., (2019). The Perceptions and Determinants of Auditing and Reporting Quality in the Asia-Pacific Region. Australian Accounting Review. 29 (3), 468-484

Soobaroyen, T., Ntim, CG., Broad, MJ., Agrizzi, D. and Vithana, K., (2019). Exploring the Oversight of Risk Management in UK Higher Education Institutions: The Case of Audit Committees. Accounting Forum. 43 (4), 404-425

Soobaroyen, T., Ntim, CG., Broad, MJ., Agrizzi, D. and Vithana, K., (2019). Exploring the oversight of risk management in UK higher education institutions: the case of audit committees. Accounting Forum. 43 (4), 1-22

Lassou, P., Hopper, T., Soobaroyen, T. and Wynne, A., (2018). Participatory and incremental development in an African local government accounting reform. Financial Accountability and Management. 34 (3), 252-267

Saadaoui, K. and Soobaroyen, T., (2018). An Analysis of the Methodologies adopted by CSR Rating Agencies. Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal. 9 (1), 43-62

Ramoglou, SE., Jayasekera, R. and Soobaroyen, T., (2018). The accidental implementation of an institutional ritual. Academy of Management Proceedings. 2018 (1), 17837-17837

Ntim, CG., Soobaroyen, T. and Broad, MJ., (2017). Governance structures, voluntary disclosures and public accountability: The case of UK higher education institutions. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal. 30 (1), 65-118

Boolaky, PK. and Soobaroyen, T., (2017). Adoption of International Standards on Auditing (ISA): Do Institutional Factors Matter?. International Journal of Auditing. 21 (1), 59-81

Hopper, T., Lassou, P. and Soobaroyen, T., (2017). Globalisation, accounting and developing countries. Critical Perspectives On Accounting. 43 (C), 125-148

Soobaroyen, T., Tsamenyi, M. and Sapra, H., (2017). Accounting and Governance in Africa - Contributions and Opportunities for Further Research. Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies. 7 (4), 422-427

Soobaroyen, T. and Mahadeo, JD., (2016). Community disclosures in a developing country: insights from a neo-pluralist perspective. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal. 29 (3), 452-482

Mahadeo, JD. and Soobaroyen, T., (2016). A Longitudinal Study of the Implementation of the Corporate Governance Code in a Developing Country. Business & Society. 55 (5), 738-777

Wahab, NSA., Holland, K. and Soobaroyen, T., (2015). Do UK outside CEOs engage more in tax planning than the insiders?. Jurnal Pengurusan. 45

Nnadi, M. and Soobaroyen, T., (2015). International financial reporting standards and foreign direct investment: The case of Africa. Advances in Accounting. 31 (2), 228-238

Pesci, C., Costa, E. and Soobaroyen, T., (2015). The forms of repetition in social and environmental reports: insights from Hume's notion of ?impressions?. Accounting and Business Research. 45 (6/7), 765-800

Ntim, CG. and Soobaroyen, T., (2013). Black Economic Empowerment Disclosures by South African Listed Corporations: The Influence of Ownership and Board Characteristics. Journal of Business Ethics. 116 (1), 121-138

Ntim, CG. and Soobaroyen, T., (2013). Corporate Governance and Performance in Socially Responsible Corporations: New Empirical Insights from a Neo‐Institutional Framework. Corporate Governance: An International Review. 21 (5), 468-494

Soobaroyen, T. and Ntim, CG., (2013). Social and environmental accounting as symbolic and substantive means of legitimation: The case of HIV/AIDS reporting in South Africa. Accounting Forum. 37 (2), 92-109

Soobaroyen, T. and Devi Mahadeo, J., (2012). Do corporate governance codes improve board accountability?. Qualitative Research in Accounting & Management. 9 (4), 337-362

Mahadeo, JD. and Soobaroyen, T., (2012). Corporate Governance Implementation in an African Emerging Economy: The Case of State-Owned Entities. Research in Accounting in Emerging Economies. 12 (PARTA), 227-254

Mahadeo, JD., Soobaroyen, T. and Hanuman, VO., (2012). Board Composition and Financial Performance: Uncovering the Effects of Diversity in an Emerging Economy. Journal of Business Ethics. 105 (3), 375-388

Jayasinghe, K., Soobaroyen, T. and Thomas, D., (2011). Accounting as the 'language' of organisational change: the case of a heritage railway. Int. J. of Critical Accounting. 3 (1), 26-62

Mahadeo, JD., Oogarah-Hanuman, V. and Soobaroyen, T., (2011). A Longitudinal Study of Corporate Social Disclosures in a Developing Economy. Journal of Business Ethics. 104 (4), 545-558

Mahadeo, JD., Oogarah-Hanuman, V. and Soobaroyen, T., (2011). Changes in social and environmental reporting practices in an emerging economy (2004–2007): Exploring the relevance of stakeholder and legitimacy theories. Accounting Forum. 35 (3), 158-175

Rhodes, MJ. and Soobaroyen, T., (2010). Erratum to: Information Asymmetry and Socially Responsible Investment. Journal of Business Ethics. 95 (1), 151-151

Jayasinghe, K. and Soobaroyen, T., (2009). Religious “spirit” and peoples' perceptions of accountability in Hindu and Buddhist religious organizations. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal. 22 (7), 997-1028

Soobaroyen, T. and Poorundersing, B., (2008). The effectiveness of management accounting systems. Managerial Auditing Journal. 23 (2), 187-219

Soobaroyen, T. and Mahadeo, JD., (2008). Selective compliance with the corporate governance code in Mauritius: Is legitimacy theory at work?. Research in Accounting in Emerging Economies. 8, 239-272

Soobaroyen, T. and Sheik‐Ellahi, A., (2008). A case study on the influence of corporate governance beyond the boardroom: perceptions from business unit managers. Corporate Governance: The international journal of business in society. 8 (2), 179-190

Soobaroyen, T. and Vinesh Sannassee, R., (2007). An exploratory study of financial priorities, financial planning and control practices in voluntary organisations. Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change. 3 (3), 270-301

Book chapters (10)

Nalukenge, I., Ramlugun, V. and Soobaroyen, T., (2024). Promoting women on African boards: An examination of board diversity provisions in corporate governance codes. In: Handbook on Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility. Edward Elgar Publishing. 284- 309. 9781802208764

Lamport, M., Soobaroyen, T. and Pariag-Maraye, N., (2023). Challenges in promoting and enforcing international ethical standards in emerging economies: The case of accounting and auditing in Mauritius. In: Research Handbook on Accounting and Ethics. Editors: Cho, C. and Lecomte, M., . Edward Elgar Publishing. 252- 266. 9781800881013

Arun, T., Ashraf, M., Jayasinghe, K. and Soobaroyen, T., (2023). Accounting, Accountability and Governance in Emerging Economies: A Development Perspective. In: Handbook of Accounting, Accountability and Governance. Editors: Garry, C. and Christopher, N., . Edward Edgar Publishing. 215- 236. 9781800886537

Ofori-Sasu, D., Abor, PA., Ntim, CG. and Soobaroyen, T., (2023). Corporate Governance in the Oil and Gas Sector. In: Sustainability Management in the Oil and Gas Industry. Routledge. 138- 158. 9781032314617

Areneke, G., Khlif, W., Kimani, D. and Soobaroyen, T., (2022). Do corporate governance codes matter in Africa?. In: Handbook of Corporate Decision Making. Editors: Marnet, O., . Edward Elgar Publishing. 273- 301. 9781800377172

Pillay, R., Soobaroyen, T., Mahadeo, JD. and Pariag-Maraye, N., (2020). Enlightenment or resistance? Promoting sustainability through corporate law and governance in Mauritius. In: The Cambridge Handbook of Corporate Law, Corporate Governance and Sustainability. Editors: Sjåfjell, B. and Bruner, CM., . Cambridge University Press. 387- 401. 9781108658386

Boolaky, PK., Ghattas, P., Soobaroyen, T. and Marnet, O., (2019). International Standards on Auditing (ISAs): conflicting influences on implementation. In: The Routledge Companion to Accounting in Emerging Economies. Editors: Weetman, P. and Tsalavoutas, I., . Routledge. 171- 183. 9780815356202

Ashraf, J., Hopper, T., Lassou, P., Moses, O., Jayasinghe, K., Soobaroyen, T. and Uddin, S., (2019). Researching and publishing on accounting in emerging economies: an experiential account. In: The Routledge Companion to Accounting in Emerging Economies. Editors: Weetman, P. and Tsalavoutas, I., . Routledge. 259- 273. 9780815356202

Pesci, C., Fornaciari, L., Triani, S., Medioli, A. and Soobaroyen, T., (2019). Can graphs in sustainability reports actually manage impressions? An analysis from the investors' perspective. In: Accounting, Accountability and Society. Editors: Del Baldo, M., Dillard, J., Baldarelli, G. and Ciambotti, M., . Springer. 225- 243. 9783030411411

Ashraf, MJ., Hopper, T., Lassou, P., Olayinka, M., Jayasinghe, K., Soobaroyen, T. and Uddin, S., (2019). Researching and publishing on accounting in emerging economies: an experiential account. In: The Routledge Companion to Accounting in Emerging Economies. Editors: Weetman, P. and Tsalavoutas, I., . Routledge. 1351128485. 9781351128483

Reports and Papers (5)

Lassou, P. and Soobaroyen, T., (2023). Public Sector Accounting and Auditing (PSAA) in Francophone Sub-Saharan Countries: Context, Practices and Implications for the African Professionalisation Initiative

Gaia, S., Baboukardos, D., Michelon, G., Cuomo, F. and Soobaroyen, T., (2022). The Wates Corporate Governance Principles for Large Private Companies The Extent, Coverage and Quality of Corporate Governance Reporting

Seymour, K., Kimani, D., Adhikari, P., Soobaroyen, T. and Jayasinghe, K., (2022). Co-producing a new Blue-and-Green Infrastructure Strategy for Colchester Borough: Key Findings from the River Colne Pilot

Kimani, D., Soobaroyen, T., Karanja, JN. and Kiprono, G., (2022). Report on the Implementation of Mwongozo Code of Governance for State-Owned Corporations in Kenya: Towards improving corporate governance practices within Kenyan State-Owned Corporations

Lassou, P., Jayasinghe, K., Soobaroyen, T., Adhikari, P., Wynne, A. and Akakpo, M., (2021). Fostering Health Service Delivery via Public Financial Management: The Case of Participatory Budgeting in Benin�s Local Governments

Media (5)

Soobaroyen, T., Kimani, D., Nyaega, O., Karanja, JN. and Kiprono, G., Rethink board accountability to boost parastatal governance (Business Daily Africa). Image

Soobaroyen, T., Kimani, D., Nyaega, O., Karanja, J. and Kiprono, G., Rethink board accountability to boost parastatal governance. Image

Karanja, JN., Soobaroyen, T., Kimani, D. and Kiprono, G., Regular audits that improve governance of parastatals (Business Daily Africa). Image

Soobaroyen, T. and Kimani, D., Believing in business in emerging economies (The Louder Than Words Podcast, Episode 26). Audio

Soobaroyen, T. and Kimani, D., Tie State agencies to governance that delivers growth (Business Daily Africa). Image

Grants and funding

2022

National Code of Corporate Governance for Ghana Project - Launch and Dialogue on Implementation Agenda in Accra, Ghana

University of Essex (ESRC IAA)

2020

Incoming Visiting Fellowships for two South African collegues

University of Essex (GCRF)

Incoming Visiting Fellowships for two South African collegues

University of Essex (GCRF)

2019

Accounting, Accountability and Reporting Reforms in Mauritius: Who (really) benefits from (all) this transparency?

Mauritius Tertiary Education Commission

2017

The Quality of Board Decision Making Process in Higher Education Institutions: UK and European Experiences

Leadership Foundation

2016

A Study of the governing boards in Vietnam Higher Education Institutions

British Council

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