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Professor Grant Samkin

Grant Samkin

Professor of Accounting

Qualifications: BCompt DCompt South Africa, MComm (cum laude) Durban-Westville


Contact Details

Email: [email protected]
Room: MSB.3.05
Phone: +64 7 837 9257

About Grant

Grant spent a number of years as a Chartered Accountant in practice and in commerce and industry, during which time he held a senior position with a subsidiary of one of South Africa's largest construction companies. Grant works in the New Zealand Institute for Business Research (NZIBR)’s Accounting Research Group, and his research interests include issues surrounding non-financial reporting, including intellectual capital and sustainability.

He is a member of both the South African and New Zealand Institutes of Chartered Accountants.

Research Supervised

Research Interests

Recent Publications

  • Liyanapathirana, N., Samkin, G., Low, M., & Davey, H. (2021). An exploratory study of awareness and intensity of ethical dilemmas: A comparative study between Sri Lankan and New Zealand accounting professionals. International Journal of Critical Accounting, 12(2), 129-155. doi:10.1504/IJCA.2021.115474

  • Wijekoon, N., Samkin, G., & Sharma, U. (2021). International financial reporting standards for small and medium-sized entities: A new institutional sociology perspective. Meditari Accountancy Research, online, 26 pages. doi:10.1108/MEDAR-06-2020-0929

  • Tavakolifar, M., Omar, A., Lemma, T. T., & Samkin, G. (2021). Media attention and its impact on corporate commitment to climate change action. Journal of Cleaner Production, 127833. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.127833

  • Zaini, S., Sharma, U., Samkin, G., & Davey, H. (2020). The level of voluntary disclosure practices in an emerging economy: Perception of users. In AFAANZ Online.

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