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Professor Alnoor Bhimani

Professor of Management Accounting

Research interests

  • Management accounting in the digital economy  
  • Strategy and financial management
  • Globalisation, governance and development
  • Tech entrepreneurship and accounting

Selected journal publications

  • A study of the linkages between rolling budget forms, uncertainty and strategy British Accounting Review (with P. Sivabalan and K. Soonawalla) (Forthcoming)

  • How do enterprises respond to a managerial accounting performance measure mandated by the State? Journal of Management Accounting Research (with N. Dai, P. Sivabalan and G. Tang) (Forthcoming)

  • Voluntary Corporate Sustainability Reporting: A Study of Early and Late Reporter Motivations and Outcomes  Journal of Management Accounting Research (with H. Silvola and P. Sivabalan) (2016)

  • Exploring big data’s strategic consequences Journal of Information Technology (2015)

  • Managing risk in mergers and acquisitions activity:  beyond ‘good’ and ‘bad’ management Managerial Auditing Journal (with P. Sivabalan and M. Ncube) (2015) 

  • Digitisation, ‘Big Data’ and the transformation of accounting information Accounting and Business Research (with L. Willcocks) (2014)

  • Owner liability and financial reporting information as predictors of firm default in bank loans Review of Accounting Studies (with M. Gulamhussen and S. Lopes) (2014)

  • The role of financial accounting, macroeconomic and non-financial information in bank loan default timing prediction European Accounting Review (with M. Gulamhussen and S. Lopes) (2013)

  • Accounting and non-accounting determinants of default: An analysis of privately-held firms, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy  (with M. Gulamhussen and S. Lopes) (2010)

  • Agency takeover risk of principal in outsourcing relationships, Global Business and Economics Review  (with K. Hausken and M. Ncube) (2010) 

  • The effectiveness of the auditor's going concern evaluation as an external governance mechanism: Evidence from loan defaults. International Journal of Accounting (with M. Gulamhussen and S. Lopes) (2009)

  • Risk Management, Corporate Governance and Management Accounting: Emerging Contingencies, Management Accounting Research (2009)

  • Making Corporate Governance Count: the Fusion of Ethics and Economic Rationality,  Journal of Management and Governance (2008)

  • The Role of a Crisis in Reshaping the Role of Accounting, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy (2008)


  • Financial Management for Technology Start Ups: A Handbook for Growth (Kogan Page, 2017), click here
  • Management and Cost Accounting (Pearson, 2015) (with C. Horngren, S. Datar and M. Rajan), click here

  • Strategic Finance (Strategy Press, 2013), click here
  • Inroduction to Management Accounting (Pearson, 2012) (with C. Horngren, G. Sundem, W. Stratton, J. Shatzberg and D. Burgstahler), click here
  • Management Accounting: Retrospect and Prospect (CIMA/Elsevier, 2010) (with M. Bromwich), click here
  • Handbook of Management Accounting (CCH, 2009), click here
  • Contemporary Issues in Management Accounting (Oxford University Press, 2006), click here
  • Management Accounting in the Digital Economy (Oxford University Press, 2003), click here
  • Management Accounting: European Perspectives (Oxford University Press, 1996), click here

Editorial Board Membership and Journal Editorship

  • Accounting, Organizations and Society
  • Accounting Perspectives (Associate Editor)
  • British Accounting Review (Associate Editor)
  • Journal of Accounting and Organizational Change
  • Journal of Accounting and Public Policy
  • Journal of Management and Governance
  • Management Accounting Research
  • Social Business


Other web pages



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Contact information

Department of Accounting
Room OLD 3.08
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE

Phone: +44 (0)20 7955 7329
Fax: +44 (0)20 7242 3912

Email: a.bhimani@lse.ac.uk

Administrative contact

Justin Adams, Administrator
Room OLD 3.20
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6542
Email: j.adams5@lse.ac.uk