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Email: m.m.manochin@aston.ac.uk

Telephone: +44 (0) 121 204 3732


Melina Manochin is a Senior Lecturer and Deputy Head of the Accounting Department at Aston Business School.

Her research interests include management accounting and control, accounting pedagogy, sustainability and accountability, interdisciplinary perspectives on accounting and research methodology.  Melina's work includes a number of studies in empirical fields such public services, housing associations, health care services, local authorities and NGOs.

Melina has a track record of externally funded research and successful PhD and DBA supervision.



PhD, University of Glasgow, 2005, Scotland. Subject: Accounting

MAcc, University of Glasgow, 2001, Scotland. Subject: International Accounting and Financial Management

BSc, Technological Educational Institute, 1998, Greece. Subject: Accountancy

Certificate, University of Derby, 1998, England. Subject: Combined Subject Program – Socrates EU exchange

Associate Fellow Higher Education Academy


Deputy Head of Accounting Department (since December 2019)

Research Convenor, Accounting Department ABS (January 2015 – October 2016)

Course Director, BSc (Hons) Accounting for Management (January 2010 – June 2014)

ABS Research Ethics Committee (2008 - 2011)

Aston MARG/MCA Conference organiser since 2006

Accounting Education Seminar organiser November 2015, funded by the British Council – featuring at Aston MARG/MCA

Scholarship and Fellowship

Lee, K., Manochin, M. (2021). Sell-side equity analysts and equity sales: A study of interaction, British Accounting Review,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bar.2021.100977

Dewi, M., Manochin M., Belal, A. (2021).  Towards A Conceptual Framework of Beneficiary Accountability by NGOs: The Case of an Indonesian NGO, Critical Perspectives on Accounting 10.1016/j.cpa.2019.102130

Harris, E., Herzig, C., de Loo, I., Manochin, M. (2019). Management Accounting and Control for sustainability and strategic decision making. Journal of Management Control 10.1007/s00187-019-00278-9

Dewi, M., Manochin M., Belal, A. (2019). Marching with the Volunteers: Their Role and Impact on Beneficiary Accountability in an Indonesian NGO, Accounting Auditing and Accountability Journal Vol. 32 No. 4, pp. 1117-1145. 10.1108/AAAJ-10-2016-2727

Wihantoro, Y. , Lowe, A. , Cooper, S. , & Manochin, M. (2015). Bureaucratic reform in post-Asian crisis Indonesia: the Directorate General of Tax. Critical Perspectives on Accounting31, 44–63. 10.1016/j.cpa.2015.04.002

Manochin, M. M. , & Cooper, S. (2015). Dialogic education: reflections from an accounting course. International Journal of Critical Accounting7(1), 49-72. 10.1504/IJCA.2015.069184

De Loo, I., Cooper, C. , & Manochin, M. (2015). Enhancing the transparency of accounting research: the case of narrative analysis. Qualitative Research in Accounting and Management12(1), 34-54. 10.1108/QRAM-02-2013-0007

McWilliams, C. , & Manochin, M. (2013). Engaging junior doctors: evidence from "open spaces" in England. Journal of Health Organization and Management27(4), 520-526. 10.1108/JHOM-09-2012-0182

Manochin, M. , Brignall, S. , Lowe, A. , & Howell, C. (2011). Visual modes of governmentality: traffic lights in a housing association. Management Accounting Research22 (1), 26-35. 10.1016/j.mar.2010.10.010

Bailey, S. J., Asenova, D., Hood, J. , & Manochin, M. M. (2010). An exploratory study of the utilisation of the UK's Prudential Borrowing Framework. Public Policy and Administration25(4), 347-363. 10.1177/0952076709356882

Manochin, M. M. (2008). The role of trust in the resource allocation process of an old university. International journal of economic sciences and applied research1(2), 38-52.

Manochin, M. M. , Jack, L. , & Howell, C. F. (2008). The boundaries of reporting sustainable development in social housing. Public Money and Management28(6), 345-352. 10.1111/j.1467-9302.2008.00668.x

Henry, W., Crawford, M. , Manochin, M. , McKendrick, J., Porter, B., & Stein, W. (2007). Audit committees in Scottish local authorities 1998-2005. Public Policy and Administration22 (3), 303-318. 10.1177/0952076707075897

Hood, J., Asenova, D., Bailey, S. , & Manochin, M. M. (2007). The UK's Prudential borrowing framework: a retrograde step in managing risk? . Journal of Risk Research10(1), 49-66. 10.1080/13669870601054845

Funding Applications and Awards

CIOT (Chartered Institute of Taxation) £8,000 April 2017, Co-Investigator
‘Property tax management and impact on social housing and governance: a case study of the stamp duty and registered social landlords’, with Dr Carlene Wynter (PI), Dr Sarah Lauwo, Dr Nunung Hidayah (Aston)

CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) £8,000 November 2015, Principal Investigator
 ‘The role of accountants and management accounting practices in the context of sustainable development in Vietnam’, with Dr Ataur Belal (Aston), Dr Doan Ngoc Phi Anh (DaNang University, Vietnam), Le Thi Na (DaNang University, Vietnam).

UK-ASEAN Knowledge Partnership (British Council) £15,000, November 2014, Principal investigator   ‘An evaluation on the business curriculum in the UK and Vietnam and its impact on Advanced Management Accounting’, with Dr Doan Ngoc Phi Anh (DaNang University, Vietnam), Dr Angela Lorenz (Aston).

OFMDFM (Office of First Minister and Deputy First Minister Northern Ireland) £164,758, August 2012– Co-investigator
An Investigation of Gender Equality Issues at Executive Level in Northern Ireland Public Sector Organisations – with Prof Joan Ballantine, Principal investigator (University of Ulster), Prof Kathryn Haynes (Newcastle University), Mr Tony Wall (University of Ulster), Dr Graeme Banks (Ulster)

BAA (British Accounting Association) Public Services SIG UK 2006 £3,600, Principal Investigator 'Stakeholders perceptions of the Prudential Code for UK local government’, with co-investigators Dr John Hood, Professor Steve Bailey and Dr Darinka Asenova (Caledonian University)

PhD Supervision

Completed PhDs/DBAs

Dr Mohit Dar (PhD) 2021 - Liminality in UK social housing associations: ethnographies of accounting change, with Prof Carolyn Cordery and Prof Ivo DeLoo

Dr Guodong Cheng (PhD) 2020 – Corporate Human Rights accountability: Contextualising the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in Multinational Corporation Supply Chains In China, With  Prof Ivo De Loo and Prof Ataur Belal

Dr Kenneth Lee (DBA) 2018- The equity analyst’s rating decision: a strong structuration analysis, with Dr Carlene Wynter

Dr Richard Thomas (DBA) 2018 – Management control and portfolio risk management in an organisation of national significance: the case of the Royal Navy, with Prof Philip Linsley, Prof Margaret Woods (advisors) and Dr Angela Lorenz (associate supervisor)

Dr Miranti Kartika Dewi (PhD) 2017- An in-depth case study of beneficiary accountability practices by an Indonesian NGO, with Prof Ataur Belal

Dr Luke Onuoha (DBA) 2014- Systematic financial resources allocation processes: a model for critical resources mobilization and deployment for Nigerian universities, with Prof Helen Higson

Dr Fazlin Ali (PhD) 2014- An investigation of management accounting control systems in the palm oil industry: a sociomaterial approach to practice change, with Prof Alan Lowe

Dr Marike Noordhoek (PhD) 2012- Municipal benchmarking: organisational learning and network performance in the public sector, with Professor Stan Brignall

Dr Yulian Wihantoro (PhD) 2012 - Understanding cultural aspects of bureaucratic reform: the case of Indonesian public institutions, with Prof Alan Lowe and Dr Stuart Cooper



Supervisor to Mrs Hoang Anh Thu Nguyen (PhD)– The social construction of value: intellectual capital in SMES, with Prof Ivo de  Loo and Claire Howell

Supervisor to Mrs Flavia Rodricks (DBA) - Sustainability Assurance with Stakeholder Inclusiveness and The Adoption of Materiality, Completeness and Responsiveness, with Dr Muhammad Al Mahameed

 Associate supervisor to Ms Saba Ishaq (PhD) – Islamic Finance and SMEs in Pakistan, with Dr Umair Riaz

 Associate supervisor to Mr Martin Kyere (PhD) - The role of algorithms in health care, with Dr Omid Omidvar-Tehrani and Dr George Salijeni

Supervisor to Ms Milana Agyeman (DBA) - Digital technology and the professional accountant in Ghana, with Dr Elina Meliou and Dr George Salijeni

Supervisor to Mr Courtney Robinson (DBA) - Big Data Analytics and the role of management accountants, with Prof John Edwards and Dr Elina Meliou

Teaching Activity

Aston Business School, UK

BNM838 Research Design, Practice and Ethics (PhD)

BFM224 Management Accounting (PG)

BFM223 Sustainability Accounting and Accountability (PG)


BF1120 Introductory Accounting for Business (UG)

BF2262 Management Accounting (UG)

BF3301 Organisational Context of Management Accounting (UG)

BF3395 Auditing and professional Ethics (UG)


MSc dissertation / project supervision (Various programs across the business studies)



2021 'Property tax management and its impact on social housing and governance: A case study of the stamp duty land tax exemption for Registered Social Landords', Chartered Institute of Taxation, Dr Carlene Wynter,  Dr Melina Manochin, Dr Nurul Hidayah, Dr Sarah Lauwo

2018 ‘Sustainable Development and the role of accountants in Vietnam’ in Sustainability: a summary of recent research. CIMA Global Academic and Universities Programme, Dr Melina Manochin, Prof Ataur Belal, Dr Phi Anh Doan Ngoc

2015 ‘Gender Equality at the Executive Level of the Northern Ireland Public Sector’ with Prof Joan Ballantine, Prof Kathryn Haynes and Tony Wall (Seminar 26.1.15 at Knowledge Exchange Seminar Series 4 – KESS, Northern Ireland Assembly/ Launch event January 2016)

Report stage 1 and 2: ‘An Investigation of Gender Equality Issues at the Executive Level in Northern Ireland public sector organisations’ Date published: 01 October 2014, Author: Professor Joan Ballantine, Dr Graeme Banks, Professor Kathryn Haynes, Dr Melina Manochin, Mr Tony Wall (www.executiveoffice-ni.gov.uk)


Report – 3 stages final: An Investigation of Gender Equality Issues at the Executive Level of the Northern Ireland Public Sector: Findings from a Study of Current and Aspiring Executives’ Perceptions, Published January 2016,  Prof Joan Ballantine, Dr Graeme Banks, Professor Kathryn Haynes, Dr Melina Manochin, Mr Tony Wall



2011 ‘Financial Management’, learning session for the Black Country Mental Health NHS Trust, Centre for Executive Development, Aston Business School

2006 ‘Alternative Risk Financing’, with Dr John Hood and Dr Bill Stein for ALARM (The national forum for risk management in the public sector).

External Connections and Partnerships

External Examiner, University of Cork (2017 – 2021) MSc International Accounting Practice

External Examiner, University of Chester (2013- 2018) Various modules in BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance (Chester and external partners)

External Examiner BPP Business School, London (2011 – 2015) Various modules in BSc (Hons) Business Studies, BSc (Hons) Professional Accounting, BSc (Hons) Finance and Banking

External Assessor for the Hellenic Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, Athens, Greece (since 2010)

Membership of Professional Bodies

Associate Fellow Higher Education Academy (HEA)

British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA)

European Accounting Association (EAA)

Management Control Association (MCA)

European Network for Research in Organizational and Accounting Change (ENROAC)

International Association for Accounting Education and Research (IAAER)

Hellenic Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education


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