Professor Alnoor  Bhimani

Professor Alnoor Bhimani

Professor of Management Accounting | Director of LSE South Asia Centre

Department of Accounting

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MAR 3.21
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Key Expertise
Accounting, Management Accounting, Tech Entrepreneurship

About me


Research interests

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

Expertise Details

Accounting; Management Accounting; Tech Entrepreneurship


Selected journal publications

  • Does greater user representation lead to more user focused standards? An empirical investigation of IASB’s approach to standard setting (with D. Bond and P. Sivabalan) Journal of Accounting and Public Policy (2019)
  • A study of the linkages between rolling budget forms, uncertainty and strategy (with P. Sivabalan and K. Soonawalla) British Accounting Review (2018)

  • How do enterprises respond to a managerial accounting performance measure mandated by the state? (with N. Dai, P. Sivabalan and G. Tang) Journal of Management Accounting Research (2018)

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


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