UC SPARK - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Dr Julia Yonghua Wu

Department of Accounting and Information Systems



Phone: +64 3 364 2987 ext. 93746

Office: Business & Law Rm 410

Fields of Research

  • Corproate Governance, Audit Committees
  • Family Firms, Management Accounting Systems
  • Accounting Education - case studies

Researcher Summary

I am interested in research on lived experience of practitioners.  I believe research studies on lived experience of accountants, corporate directors, investors, educators and students provide enriched insights in compliment to quantitative research studies.  I would love to listen to stories of how regulations or deregulations affect professional behaviours.  I am also interested in the diversity of perspectives involved in the decision making processes of practitioners.

Subject Area: Disciplines

Future Research

  • Corporate boards; Audit Committees; Governance; Family firms; Accounting education; Case Studies

Key Methodologies

  • Qualitative
  • Indepth Interviews
  • Identity Theory (including organisational identity)

Affiliations

Research/Scholarly/Creative Works

(Displaying research/scholarly/creative work for 2010 - 2016)
  • Wu Y., Habib A. and Kuhns J. (2016) Living through Uncertainties as the Norm: Lessons from New Zealand Regional Family Businesses. Brisbane, Australia: 30th annual Australian New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) Conference, 6-9 Dec 2016. In ANZAM-2016-158 (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • Wu J., Habib A. and Weil S. (2014) Audit Committee Members: What Goes on Behind Closed Doors? Australian Accounting Review 24(4): 321-338. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/auar.12046. (Journal Articles)
  • Wu J., Habib A. and Weil S. (2012) Audit Committee Effectiveness: a synthesis of the audit committee literature. Corporate Board: role, duties and composition 8(1): 15-31. http://dx.doi.org/10.22495/cbv8i1art2. (Journal Articles)
  • Wu Yonghua. (2012) Audit committee effectiveness - from the perspective of audit committee members in New Zealand listed companies. Lincoln, New Zealand. Lincoln University. (Theses / Dissertations)
  • O'Sullivan J., Wu J. and Lim C. (2010) What mechanisms are currently in place at CPIT to prevent social loafing in group assignments? Napier, New Zealand: New Zealand Applied Business Education Conference, 1 Sep 2010. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • Wu J. (2010) Using case studies in accounting education, a re-examination. Napier, New Zealand: New Zealand Applied Business Education Conference, 1 Sep 2010. (Conference Contributions - Published)
  • Wu J., Weil S. and Habib A. (2010) Audit Committee Effectiveness from the Perspective of Audit Committee Members in New Zealand Listed Companies. Adelaide, Australia: 24th Annual Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management, 8-10 Dec 2010. In Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association's Annual Conference (Conference Contributions - Published)