News from the MA SIG

A reminder that the CIMA 2019 Research Training Workshop will be hosted at UTS from February 6-8.  The topic of the 2019 workshop is ‘research relevance and impact’ and the facilitators are Professor Wim Van der Stede (London School of Economics) and Professor David Brown (UTS).  The workshop is intended for PhD students and Early Career Researchers but mid-career researchers with an interest in this topic may also benefit.  There is no charge for participation in the workshop.  Applications are due by 30 November and can be submitted at:

Upcoming regional MA conferences

The Performance Measurement Associate Australasia (PMAA) Conference for 2019 will be held in Queenstown, April 24-26.  See:

The conference will focus on innovation in performance measurement and management thought and practice.  As with past conferences, an equal mix of practitioners and academics is expected.  The former will represent all spheres of industry, commerce, government and society, while the latter will teach and research in a diverse set of business disciplines that include management, accounting, marketing, economics, and information science.  The submission deadline for papers is 12 January 2019.

Joining the MA SIG

We encourage MA PhD students across Australia and New Zealand to connect with the MA SIG to remain informed of our activities.  PhD students should email Nicole Sutton ( to join the AFAANZ MA SIG mailing list.

- David Brown, Mandy Cheng, Jennifer Grafton and Nicole Sutton