Habib Khan

Dr, Senior Lecturer of Accounting

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Sustainability reporting, Multi-dimensional performance measures, Performance measurement and performance management, Quality of sustainability reporting, Green reporting, Pro-environmental behavior of accounting and business students


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Personal profile


Dr Habib Khan is a seasoned and award-winning academic mentor at the tertiary level and researcher holding a current position of Senior Lecturer of Accounting at the University of Canberra, Canberra, Australia. He held the position of Assistant Professor and/Lecturer of Accounting, University Of Canberra (February 2016- May 2020). Dr Khan's previous academic position in other universities in Australia include CQU University Sydney campus, CDU, Macquarie University, Curtin University Sydney Campus and East West University, Bangladesh. Dr Khan obtained PhD in Management Accounting from the Macquarie University Sydney, CPA degree from the CPA Australia, Advanced Diploma in Business from AAT Sydney, Foundation degree on teaching and Education from Curtin University, and BBA Hons & MBA degree from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. As an academic, he has taught wide varieties of Accounting subjects in many countries such as Australia, Bangladesh, China and Hong Kong. As a unit coordinator and lecturer, he taught and led academic members for units such as Financial Accounting, Intermediate Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Cost Accounting, Strategic Management Accounting, Corporate Accounting and Accounting Theories both in the post-graduate and undergraduate level. He has also got expertise in teaching finance units and taught varieties of finance units such as Business Finance, Investments and Built Envionment Finance.

Journal publications:

As a researcher, Dr Khan conducts academic research in different areas of Accounting, Management and Sustainability in emerging economies. To date, Dr Khan has published articles in the leading and prestigious international Journals in the field of Accounting, Management, Education, Law and Tourism. Prestigious journals where his publications appeared in the past include the following:

  •  Critical Perspectives on Accounting;
  • Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economies;
  • Managerial Auditing Journal;
  • Asia Pacific Journal of Management;
  • Corporate Governance: An International Review;
  • Public Money and Management,
  • Accounting History;
  •  Environmental Education Research;
  • Social Responsibility Journal;
  • Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies;
  • International Journal of Law and Management;
  • Asia Pacific Management Accounting Journal; &
  • Tourism Analysis.

Achievements and Awards:

Dr Khan is a recepient of Dean's Excellence Award -2016 (in the category of Students Nominations),Faculty of BGL, University of Canberra, and 'Finalist' for University of Canberra VC Diversity Award-2017. He was previously awarded Macquarie University FBE Research Excellence Award in 2011 and 2012. He is also a receipient of 'Best Presenter Award' in HDR Research Expo 2010 from Macquarie University, Australia.

Publications impacts: 

Dr Khan's publication has impacted widely in the global academic communities and has received more than 1000 citations to date (as per Google Scholar).

Research Interests and Supervisions:

Dr Khan currently supervises HDR students and his research interest includes the followings:

  1. Non-financial performance measurement system, Multi-dimensional performance measures
  2. Non-financial and sustainability reporting of banks, and Green banking,
  3. Pro-envionmental behaviour of Accounting and Business students,
  4. Integrated reporting, and
  5. New public management and KPI based performance model for the public sector.

Ontology, Theoritical Paradigms and Research Design: 

Dr Khan is intertested to supervise future students who are keen to explore their research projects using sociological, behavioural, contingency, political economic theories and any alternative theoritical lense together with having clear willingness to design research projects using both positivists and interpretative approaches of research desgin.

Industry outreach and external engagements:

Dr Khan closely maintains relationship with industry, practices and the professional bodies of Accounting such as CPA Australia. He is a Fellow member of CPA, (FCPA) and is an elected board member of CPA Australia ACT Divisional Board since 2018.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Macquarie University

Award Date: 15 Apr 2015

Master, CPA Australia

Award Date: 17 Jun 2012

Adv.Diploma in Business & Management, AAT, Sydney, Australia

Award Date: 5 Mar 2009

Master, University of Dhaka

Award Date: 1 Jan 2004

External positions

Elected Board Member, CPA Australia ACT Divisional Board, CPA Australia

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Research Output

CEO power and corporate social responsibility (CSR) disclosure: does stakeholder influence matter ?

Rashid, A., Shams, S., Bose, S. & Khan, H., 21 Sep 2020, In : Managerial Auditing Journal. p. 1-34 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Exploring global retailers' corporate social responsibility performance

    Rahdari, A., Sheehy, B., Khan, H. Z., Braendle, U., Rexhepi, G. & Sepasi, S., 13 Aug 2020, In : Heliyon. 6, 8, p. 1-13 13 p., e04644.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 3 Downloads (Pure)

    Regulatory influences on CSR practices within banks in an emerging economy: Do banks merely comply?

    Khan, H. Z., Bose, S. & Johns, R., Sep 2020, In : Critical Perspectives on Accounting. 71, p. 1-20 20 p., 102096.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Understanding the institutional challenges and impacts of higher education reforms in Indonesia

    Harun, H., Wardhaningtyas, S., Khan, H. Z., An, Y. & Masdar, R., 18 May 2020, In : Public Money and Management. 40, 4, p. 307-315 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Understanding Pro-environmental Behaviour of Accounting and Business Students: Development of a Conceptual Framework

    KHAN, H., FATIMA, J. & Bose, S., 2019, Ethics and Sustainability in Accounting and Finance. Tunca Çalıyurt, K. (ed.). Singapore, Singapore: Springer, Vol. 1. p. 69-82 14 p. (Accounting, Finance, Sustainability, Governance & Fraud: Theory and Application).

    Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in BookChapter