Dr Nazila Razi

PhD, MFinMgt, BSC

Lecturer in Accounting

Dr Nazila Razi is an experienced lecturer in Accounting at Charles Darwin University, Sydney Campus.  She completed her PhD in Management Accounting from La Trobe University in 2016 and joined CDU afterwards.

Dr Razi has published in leading journals as well as presented at international conferences, seminars and AFAANZ Doctoral Symposium.  Her research interests mainly focus on management control systems.  Her PhD thesis examines the performative role of management control systems in post-acquisition integration.  Nazila's research interests also extend to the area of performance management and employee motivation.  In her Master's thesis she investigated human capital performance management in a high performance work system organisation.

Dr Razi has extensive experience in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate financial and management accounting subjects across many universities and educational institutions.  She has earned numerous learning & teaching and research awards including the 'Best Full Paper Award' at the British Academy of Management conference in 2011.  She is commended for her engagement with students, encouraging them to become involved with learning at a deeper level.  She is a highly skilled and productive researcher who brings her passion for research into her classes.  She provides a structured classroom environment intended to support variations in student learning and, in her dealings with her students, demonstrates empathy and provides sound academic advice.

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Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Management Accounting: La Trobe  University
  • Master of Financial Management: Macquarie Graduate School of Management
  • Bachelor of Science: Macquarie University
  • Advance Diploma  in Small Business Enterprise Management

Teaching Experience

  • Financial Accounting
  • Fundamentals of  Management Accounting
  • Accounting for Management Decision Making
  • Accounting, Business and Society
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Organisational Planning and Control
  • Corporate Reporting
  • Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility
  • Contemporary Issues in Accounting Theory and Practice
  • Professional Accounting Research Project

Research Interests

  • Management Control Systems
  • Performance Measurement and Management
  • Employee Motivations
  • Human Capital
  • Post- Merger and Acquisitions Integration
  • Communication in High Performance Work System Organisations        

Publications

Journal Publications

Razi, N and More, E, (2012), Human Capital and Performance Management in High Performing Service Industry: A Case of the Impact of an Acquisition, Journal of Accounting Business and Management, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 15-43

Razi, N and More, E, (2012), Employee Firm-Specific Knowledge and the Acquisition of a High Performance Work System Organization”, Journal of Accounting, Accountability & Performance, Vol. 17, No 1&2, pp. 79-93.

Razi, N and More, E, (2010), “The Role of Communication in the Acquisition of High Performance Work System Organisations”, ‘Australian Journal of Communication, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 55-75. This journal is ranked ‘A’ according to the Australian Business Dean Council rankings.                                                                                  

Conference Publications

A Performative Approach to the Constitution of Integration Relations, International Conference on Business and Information (BAI)-Winter Session, January 23-25, 2018, Okinawa, Japan

An Actor Network Analysis of Integration Relations, Global Accounting Organisational Change Conference, November 27-29, 2017, Melbourne, Australia

The Performative Role of Management Control Systems in the Post Acquisition Integration Strategies, AFAANZ Doctoral SymposiumJuly 3-4, 2013, Perth, Australia

The Performative Role of Management Control Systems in the Post Acquisition Integration Strategies, AFAANZ Doctoral SymposiumJune 27-29, 2012, Melbourne, Australia

Participation in Budget Setting, Evaluation, Incentive Compensation and Employee Motivation to Perform: A Broader Perspective on Expectancy Theory, was presented at the British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference, Birmingham, UK, 13 -15 September 2011. This paper won the best full paper award in the ‘Performance Management’ stream in this conference.

Customer Relationship as a Competitive Advantage in a High Performing Organization and the Impact of Change,  8th European Network for Research in Organizational and Accounting Change (ENROAC) Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, June 1-3, 2011. I was assigned to chair a session at this conference.

Employee Firm-Specific Knowledge and the Acquisition of a High Performance Work System Organization, Asian Academic Accounting Association(AAAA) Conference, 28 November- 2 December 2010, Bangkok, Thailand. This paper also was accepted for presentation at the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Adelaide, December 2010.

Human Capital and Performance Management in High Performing Service Industry: A Case of the Impact of an Acquisition, Global Accounting and Organizational Change Research Conference, July 21–24, 2010, Boston Massachusetts, USA.

 

Awards and nominations

2015    Selected Participant for the first Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Australasia Research Training Workshop, Sydney, Australia

2014    Nominated for ‘Excellence in Teaching award’, Sydney University

2013    Selected Participant for AFAANZ PhD symposium from La Trobe University, Perth, Australia

2012    Selected Participant for AFAANZ PhD symposium from La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia

2011    Best Paper Award: ‘Participation in Budget Setting, Evaluation, Incentive Compensation and Employee Motivation to Perform: A Broader Perspective on Expectancy Theory;, British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference, Birmingham, UK (http://www.bam.ac.uk/bam2011-best-papers).

2006    Australian Census of Women in Leadership research project, conducted in collaboration between the Australian Government Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA) and Macquarie University to investigate the progress of women in corporate leadership in companies listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX200). The report of the results of this research was published by the Australian Government in a document entitled “2006 EOWA Australian census of women in leadership” and attracted significant media coverage. This report has been used extensively by Government advisory committees. Dr Razi has been acknowledged in this document for her research contributions.

Contacts

T: +61 2 8047 4120
E: nazila.razi@cdu.edu.au

Level 9, 815 George Street,
Haymarket, NSW 2000