Research supervision

Members of the Centre supervise Honours, Masters and PhD candidates in a wide range of topics in the public sector.

Completed research projects:

  1. The relationship between parliamentary financial oversight and the Auditor General in Sri Lanka – Masters Thesis by Ethugalage Anura Gotabaya Ananda (2009). [Sri Lanka]
  2. Performance auditing in the public sector: a case study of Sri Lanka – Masters Thesis by Pathirage Lalith (2009). [Sri Lanka]
  3. Improving public sector accountability and transparency in Bangladesh: the role of the comptroller and auditor general office and the public accounts committee of parliament by Sajjad Hossain Khan (2010). [Bangladesh]
  4. An exploratory study of organisational learning from a performance measurement system: a grounded theory approach. PhD thesis by Joanne Lye (2010). [Australia]
  5. Management Accounting Practices in two Sri Lankan Banks (public and private) by PhD thesis by Tharusha Niranjala Gooneratne (2011). [Sri Lanka]
  6. New public management and accountability in the public sector: the case of student unions. PhD thesis by Joanne Jonathan. [Australia]
  7. Purpose of Financial Reporting in the public sector – Govt Departments. PhD thesis by Margaret Meena Salter. [Australia]
  8. Balanced scorecard innovation in a commonwealth services agency. [Malaysia]
  9. A Field Study of the Levers of Control in the New Public Management Context: Evidence from Thailand. PhD thesis by Prapaipim Sutheewasinnon. [Thailand]

Research Supervisors

The following CPSGAP members are available for research supervision:

  • Professor Zahirul Hoque
  • Professor Suzanne Young
  • Associate Professor Gordon Boyce
  • Dr Tarek Rana
  • Dr Esin Ozdil
  • Dr Kate Mai
  • Professor Ken McPhail
  • Dr Lachlan McDonald-Kerr