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Professor Alnoor Bhimani

Professor of Management Accounting

Research interests

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

Selected journal publications

  •  "Exploring big data’s strategic consequences" Journal of Information Technology (In Press)
  • “Managing risk in mergers and acquisitions activity:  beyond ‘good’ and ‘bad’ management” Managerial Auditing Journal (with P. Sivabalan and M. Ncube) (In Press) 
  • "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)


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

Editorial Board Membership and Journal Editorship

  • Accounting, Organizations and Society
  • Accounting Perspectives (Associate Editor)
  • British Accounting Review (Associate Editor)
  • International Journal of Accounting and Finance
  • International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation
  • International Journal of Management Accounting Research
  • International Journal of Managerial and Financial Accounting
  • Journal of Accounting and Marketing
  • Journal of Accounting and Organizational Change
  • Journal of Accounting and Public Policy
  • Management Accounting Research
  • Social Business


Lectures / classes      

Other web pages


Prof Al Bhimani

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|