Professor Danture Wickramasinghe

  • Professor in Accounting (Accounting & Finance)

telephone: 0141 330 5575
email: Danture.Wickramasinghe@glasgow.ac.uk

Gilbert Scott Building, University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ

ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-5152-5147

Biography

Professor Danture Wickramasinghe is the Chair in Management Accounting at Adam Smith Business School.

Previously, he was the Chair in Management Accounting and the Director of Research Centre in Accounting and Accountability at Hull University of Business School and a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer and the Programme Director of MSc in Accounting and Finance at Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, where he was also the coordinator of the Management Accounting Module on the Global MBA Programme. Before moving to the United Kingdom, he was the Dean of the Faculty of Management & Finance and the Head of the Department of Commerce at the University of Colombo, Head of Department of Business Administration, and a Lecturer/Senior lecturer at the University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

Being an academic over 40 years, Danture is now globally known as a critical researcher in accounting in developing countries. His international visibility is evidenced in his extensive profile of over 50 publications. These include in internationally reputed journals such as Accounting, Organizations and Society, Auditing and Accountability Journal; Critical Perspectives on Accounting; Accounting and Business Research; Accounting Forum, Accounting & Organizational Change; Qualitative Research in Accounting and Management; and Accounting in Emerging Economies. Currently, he serves on editorial boards of 6 of these journals. He is also the co-author/editor of two landmark books in accounting. He has contributed to several edited collections with monographs on accounting and development issues and presented at many international conferences and workshops.

Danture has produced 22 PhDs both at Manchester, Glasgow and elsewhere, and examined over 75 PhDs in the UK, Australia, Norway, France, New Zealand, Malaysia and Sri Lanka. He has three honorary professorships in three universities in Sri Lanka, Malysia and Indonesia and held visiting appointments at, and research collaborations, with Paris Dauphine University, Nord University in Norway, Manchester Business School in the UK, York University in Canada, and several Sri Lankan universities. Currently, he supervises several PhD students at Glasgow, focusing on management accounting, controls and governance, critical perspectives on accounting and accountability, sustainability and accounting, and microfinance and accounting.

Research interests

Danture is a member of the Accounting research cluster.

Areas of expertise:

  • Cultural political economy of management accounting and controls in developing countries. 
  • Governance and accountability in globally diffused reform programmes, poverty alleviation and participative development projects.
  • Emerging practices of accounting, governance and accountability 'new' organisational configurations.

Publications

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2022

Ahmed, Z., Hopper, T. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2022) From minnow to mighty: a hegemonic analysis of social accountability in BRAC - the world's largest development NGO. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, (doi: 10.1016/j.cpa.2022.102503) (In Press)

Bracci, E., Mouhcine, T., Rana, T. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2022) Risk management and management accounting control systems in public sector organizations: a systematic literature review. Public Money and Management, 42(6), pp. 395-402. (doi: 10.1080/09540962.2021.1963071)

Rana, T., Bracci, E. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2022) Management accounting and risk management—research and reflections. Public Money and Management, 42(6), pp. 361-364. (doi: 10.1080/09540962.2022.2080917)

Wickramasinghe, D. (2022) Towards being critical in accounting research within LDCs. African Accounting and Finance Journal, 4(1), pp. 29-37.

Wickramasinghe, D. , Alawattage, C. , Parker, L. and Favotto, A. (2022) Connecting Global SDGs to Local Government: A Developing Country Case. In: Adams, C. A. (ed.) Handbook of Accounting and Sustainability. Edward Elgar Publishing: Cheltenham. ISBN 9781800373501 (Accepted for Publication)

Ang, S. Y. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2022) Ethical disputes, coordinating acts and NGO accountability: evidence from an NGO river-care programme in Malaysia. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, (doi: 10.1016/j.cpa.2022.102416) (In Press)

Alawattage, C. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2022) Strategising management accounting: liberal origins and neoliberal trends. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 35(2), pp. 518-546. (doi: 10.1108/AAAJ-01-2021-5124)

2021

Joannides de Lautour, V., Hoque, Z. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2021) Operationalising ethnicity in accountability: Insights from an ethnic group within the Salvation Army. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 34(8), pp. 1883-1905. (doi: 10.1108/AAAJ-08-2013-1450)

Ahn, P. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2021) Pushing the limits of accountability: big-data analytics containing and controlling COVID-19 in South Korea. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 34(6), pp. 1320-1331. (doi: 10.1108/AAAJ-08-2020-4829)

Ang, S. Y. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2021) Capturing traditions and preserving outcomes: evidence from Malaysian river-care programmes. In: Hoque, Z. (ed.) Public Sector Reform and Performance Management in Emerging Economies: Outcomes-Based Approaches in Practice. Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society. Routledge: London. ISBN 9780367435523 (In Press)

Alam, S., Ranasinghe, S. B. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2021) Another development challenge: gaining emancipation from a functional hegemony in accounting and management control research. Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, 11(1), pp. 27-48. (doi: 10.1108/JAEE-02-2019-0039)

Ranasinghe, S. B. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2021) Unveiling a postcolonial neoliberalism: hybridised controls and emancipatory potentials for tea-plucking women in Sri Lanka. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 34(3), pp. 651-679. (doi: 10.1108/AAAJ-12-2018-3785)

Wickramasinghe, D. , Alawattage, C. and Cooper, C. (2021) Neoliberalism and management accounting: reconfiguring governmentality and extending territories: commentary. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 34(3), pp. 489-504. (doi: 10.1108/AAAJ-01-2021-5077)

2020

Joannides de Lautour, V., Wickramasinghe, D. and Berland, N. (2020) From critical accounting to an account of critique: The case of cultural emancipators. Accounting Forum, 44(2), pp. 132-159. (doi: 10.1080/01559982.2019.1588452)

2019

Alam, S., Ranasinghe, S. B. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2019) Ethnographic significance in researching management accounting: Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. In: Weetman, P. and Tsalavoutas, I. (eds.) The Routledge Companion to Accounting in Emerging Economies. Series: Routledge companions in business, management and accounting. Routledge: Abingdon, pp. 235-246. ISBN 9780815356202 (doi: 10.4324/9781351128506-19)

Yazdifar, H., Askarany, D., Wickramasinghe, D. , Nasseri, A. and Alam, A. (2019) The diffusion of management accounting innovation in dependent (subsidiary) organisations and MNCs. International Journal of Accounting, 54(1), 1950004. (doi: 10.1142/S1094406019500045)

Alawattage, C., Graham, C. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2019) Microaccountability and biopolitics: microfinance in a Sri Lankan village. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 72, pp. 38-60. (doi: 10.1016/j.aos.2018.05.008)

Rana, T., Wickramasinghe, D. and Bracci, E. (2019) New development: Integrating risk management in management control systems—lessons for public sector managers. Public Money and Management, 39(2), pp. 148-151. (doi: 10.1080/09540962.2019.1580921)

2018

Alawattage, C. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2018) Strategizing Management Accounting: Liberal Origins and Neoliberal Trends. Routledge: Abingdon, Oxon. ISBN 9781138783546 (doi: 10.4324/9781315768632)

Mohamad-Yusof, N.-Z., Wickramasinghe, D. and Zaman, M. (2018) Corporate governance, critical junctures and ethnic politics: Ownership and boards in Malaysia. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 55, pp. 33-52. (doi: 10.1016/j.cpa.2017.12.006)

Wickramasinghe, D. (2018) Power of accounting and power over accounting. In: Hoque, Z. (ed.) Methodological Issues in Accounting Research. Spiramus Press. ISBN 9781910151464

2017

Wickramasinghe, D. and Alawattage, C. (2017) Interpretivism. In: Roslender, R. (ed.) The Routledge Companion to Critical Accounting. Series: Routledge companions in business, management and accounting. Routledge: New York, pp. 17-36. ISBN 9781138025257

Alawattage, C., Wickramasinghe, D. and Uddin, S. (2017) Theorising management accounting practices in less developed countries. In: Harris, E. (ed.) The Routledge Companion to Performance Management and Control. Series: Routledge companions in business, management and accounting. Routledge: London ; New York, pp. 287-305. ISBN 9781138913547

Alawattage, C., Wickramasinghe, D. , Tsamenyi, M. and Uddin, S. (2017) Doing critical management accounting research in emerging economies. Advances in Scientific and Applied Accounting, 10(2), pp. 177-188. (doi: 10.14392/asaa.2017100203)

2015

Alawattage, C. , Wickramasinghe, D. and Tennakoon, A. (2015) Performing civil society. In: Hoque, Z. and Parker, L. (eds.) Performance Management in Nonprofit Organizations: Global Perspectives. Series: Routledge studies in the management of voluntary and non-profit organizations (17). Routledge: London, pp. 394-418. ISBN 9781138787988

Hopper, T., Ashraf, J., Uddin, S. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2015) Social theorisation of accounting: challenges to positive research. In: Jones, S. (ed.) Routledge Companion to Financial Accounting Theory. Series: Routledge companions in business, management and accounting. Routledge: New York, NY, pp. 452-471. ISBN 9780415660280

Wickramasinghe, D. (2015) Getting management accounting off the ground: post-colonial neoliberalism in healthcare budgets. Accounting and Business Research, 45(3), pp. 323-355. (doi: 10.1080/00014788.2015.1009358)

2012

Hopper, T., Tsamenyi, M., Uddin, S. and Wickramasinghe, D. (Eds.) (2012) Handbook of Accounting and Development. Edward Elgar: Cheltenham. ISBN 9781848448162

Hopper, T., Tsamenyi, M., Uddin, S. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2012) Introduction: Accounting and Development. In: Hopper, T., Tsamenyi, M., Uddin, S. and Wickramasinghe, D. (eds.) Handbook of Accounting and Development. Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, pp. 1-14. ISBN 9781848448162

Hopper, T., Tsamenyi, M., Uddin, S. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2012) Privatization, market-based reform and management control. In: Hopper, T., Tsamenyi, M., Uddin, S. and Wickramasinghe, D. (eds.) Handbook of Accounting and Development. Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, pp. 206-223. ISBN 9781848448162

2011

Jayasinghe, K. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2011) Power over empowerment: encountering development accounting in a Sri Lankan fishing village. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 22(4), pp. 396-414. (doi: 10.1016/j.cpa.2010.12.008)

Jazayeri, M., Wickramasinghe, D. and Gooneratne, T. (2011) Convergence versus divergence of performance measurement systems: lessons from spatial variations. Qualitative Research in Accounting and Management, 8(3), pp. 292-314. (doi: 10.1108/11766091111162098)

Wickramasinghe, D. (2011) Ontological dependency on epistemology strategy: interpretive management accounting reseach revisited. In: Abdel-Kader, M. (ed.) Review of Management Accounting Research. Palgrave Macmillan: London. ISBN 9780230252370

2010

Herath, S.K., Wickramasinghe, D. and Indrani, M.W. (2010) Improving efficiency and accountability: a case study on outsourcing strategies in higher education in Sri Lanka. International Journal of Managerial and Financial Accounting, 2(3), p. 275. (doi: 10.1504/IJMFA.2010.034119)

Herath, S.K., Wickramasinghe, D. and Indrani, M.W. (2010) A teaching case on implementing an activity-based costing system in a service firm: Lakhiru Insurance Company. International Journal of Managerial and Financial Accounting, 2(2), p. 177. (doi: 10.1504/IJMFA.2010.033290)

Wickramasinghe, D. (2010) Review of 'The official history of privatization, volume 1 - the formative years 1970–1987', by David Parker. International Journal of Public Administration, 33(4), pp. 207-209. (doi: 10.1080/01900690903387733)[Book Review]

2009

Alawattage, C. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2009) Institutionalisation of control and accounting for bonded labour in colonial plantations: a historical analysis. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 20(6), pp. 701-715. (doi: 10.1016/j.cpa.2009.02.001)

Alawattage, C. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2009) Weapons of the weak: subalterns' emancipatory accounting in Ceylon tea. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 22(3), pp. 379-404. (doi: 10.1108/09513570910945660)

Hopper, T., Tsamenyi, M., Uddin, S. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2009) Management accounting in less developed countries: what is known and needs knowing. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 22(3), pp. 469-514. (doi: 10.1108/09513570910945697)

2008

Alawattage, C. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2008) Appearance of accounting in a political hegemony. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 19(3), pp. 293-339. (doi: 10.1016/j.cpa.2006.08.006)

Alawattage, C. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2008) Changing regimes of governance in a less developed country. Research in Accounting in Emerging Economies, 8, pp. 273-310. (doi: 10.1016/S1479-3563(08)08010-9)

Thomas, K.J.D. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2008) Bounded emotionality in entrepreneurship: an alternative framework. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, 14(4), pp. 242-258. (doi: 10.1108/13552550810887408)

2007

Alawattage, C., Hopper, T. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2007) Introduction to management accounting in less developed countries. Journal of Accounting and Organizational Change, 3(3), pp. 183-191. (doi: 10.1108/18325910710820256)

Jayasinghe, K. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2007) Calculative practices in a total institution. Qualitative Research in Accounting and Management, 4(3), pp. 183-202. (doi: 10.1108/11766090710826637)

Wickramasinghe, D. and Alawattage, C. (2007) Management Accounting Change: Approaches and Perspectives. Routledge: London, UK. ISBN 9780415393317

Wickramasinghe, D. , Gooneratne, T. and Jayakody, J.A.S.K. (2007) Interest lost: the rise and fall of a balanced scorecard project in Sri Lanka. Advances in Public Interest Accounting, 13, pp. 237-271. (doi: 10.1016/S1041-7060(07)13009-1)

2006

Javasinghe, K. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2006) Can NGOs Deliver Accountability? Predictions, Realities and Difficulties. In: Bhargava, H. and Kumar, D. (eds.) NGOs: Roles and Accountability: Introduction. ICFAI (Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India) University, pp. 296-327.

Wickramasinghe, D. (2006) Researching power in accounting. In: Hoqu, Z. (ed.) Methodological Issues in Accounting Research: Theories, Methods and Issues. Spiramus: London, pp. 339-356. ISBN 9781904905127

2005

Wickramasinghe, D. and Hopper, T. (2005) A cultural political economy of management accounting controls: a case study of a textile mill in a traditional Sinhalese village. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 16(4), pp. 473-503. (doi: 10.1016/j.cpa.2003.07.001)

2004

Wickramasinghe, D. , Hopper, T. and Rathnasiri, C. (2004) Japanese cost management meets Sri Lankan politics: disappearance and reappearance of bureaucratic management controls in a privatised utility. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 17(1), pp. 85-120. (doi: 10.1108/09513570410525229)

1995

Hopper, T., Annisette, M., Dastoor, N., Uddin, S. and Wickramasinghe, D. (1995) Some Challenges and Alternatives to Positive Accounting Research. In: Jones, S., Romano, C. and Ratnatunga, J. (eds.) Accounting Theory: A Contemporary Review. Harcourt Brace, pp. 515-550. ISBN 0729509850

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Articles

Ahmed, Z., Hopper, T. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2022) From minnow to mighty: a hegemonic analysis of social accountability in BRAC - the world's largest development NGO. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, (doi: 10.1016/j.cpa.2022.102503) (In Press)

Bracci, E., Mouhcine, T., Rana, T. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2022) Risk management and management accounting control systems in public sector organizations: a systematic literature review. Public Money and Management, 42(6), pp. 395-402. (doi: 10.1080/09540962.2021.1963071)

Rana, T., Bracci, E. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2022) Management accounting and risk management—research and reflections. Public Money and Management, 42(6), pp. 361-364. (doi: 10.1080/09540962.2022.2080917)

Wickramasinghe, D. (2022) Towards being critical in accounting research within LDCs. African Accounting and Finance Journal, 4(1), pp. 29-37.

Ang, S. Y. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2022) Ethical disputes, coordinating acts and NGO accountability: evidence from an NGO river-care programme in Malaysia. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, (doi: 10.1016/j.cpa.2022.102416) (In Press)

Alawattage, C. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2022) Strategising management accounting: liberal origins and neoliberal trends. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 35(2), pp. 518-546. (doi: 10.1108/AAAJ-01-2021-5124)

Joannides de Lautour, V., Hoque, Z. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2021) Operationalising ethnicity in accountability: Insights from an ethnic group within the Salvation Army. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 34(8), pp. 1883-1905. (doi: 10.1108/AAAJ-08-2013-1450)

Ahn, P. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2021) Pushing the limits of accountability: big-data analytics containing and controlling COVID-19 in South Korea. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 34(6), pp. 1320-1331. (doi: 10.1108/AAAJ-08-2020-4829)

Alam, S., Ranasinghe, S. B. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2021) Another development challenge: gaining emancipation from a functional hegemony in accounting and management control research. Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, 11(1), pp. 27-48. (doi: 10.1108/JAEE-02-2019-0039)

Ranasinghe, S. B. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2021) Unveiling a postcolonial neoliberalism: hybridised controls and emancipatory potentials for tea-plucking women in Sri Lanka. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 34(3), pp. 651-679. (doi: 10.1108/AAAJ-12-2018-3785)

Wickramasinghe, D. , Alawattage, C. and Cooper, C. (2021) Neoliberalism and management accounting: reconfiguring governmentality and extending territories: commentary. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 34(3), pp. 489-504. (doi: 10.1108/AAAJ-01-2021-5077)

Joannides de Lautour, V., Wickramasinghe, D. and Berland, N. (2020) From critical accounting to an account of critique: The case of cultural emancipators. Accounting Forum, 44(2), pp. 132-159. (doi: 10.1080/01559982.2019.1588452)

Yazdifar, H., Askarany, D., Wickramasinghe, D. , Nasseri, A. and Alam, A. (2019) The diffusion of management accounting innovation in dependent (subsidiary) organisations and MNCs. International Journal of Accounting, 54(1), 1950004. (doi: 10.1142/S1094406019500045)

Alawattage, C., Graham, C. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2019) Microaccountability and biopolitics: microfinance in a Sri Lankan village. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 72, pp. 38-60. (doi: 10.1016/j.aos.2018.05.008)

Rana, T., Wickramasinghe, D. and Bracci, E. (2019) New development: Integrating risk management in management control systems—lessons for public sector managers. Public Money and Management, 39(2), pp. 148-151. (doi: 10.1080/09540962.2019.1580921)

Mohamad-Yusof, N.-Z., Wickramasinghe, D. and Zaman, M. (2018) Corporate governance, critical junctures and ethnic politics: Ownership and boards in Malaysia. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 55, pp. 33-52. (doi: 10.1016/j.cpa.2017.12.006)

Alawattage, C., Wickramasinghe, D. , Tsamenyi, M. and Uddin, S. (2017) Doing critical management accounting research in emerging economies. Advances in Scientific and Applied Accounting, 10(2), pp. 177-188. (doi: 10.14392/asaa.2017100203)

Wickramasinghe, D. (2015) Getting management accounting off the ground: post-colonial neoliberalism in healthcare budgets. Accounting and Business Research, 45(3), pp. 323-355. (doi: 10.1080/00014788.2015.1009358)

Jayasinghe, K. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2011) Power over empowerment: encountering development accounting in a Sri Lankan fishing village. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 22(4), pp. 396-414. (doi: 10.1016/j.cpa.2010.12.008)

Jazayeri, M., Wickramasinghe, D. and Gooneratne, T. (2011) Convergence versus divergence of performance measurement systems: lessons from spatial variations. Qualitative Research in Accounting and Management, 8(3), pp. 292-314. (doi: 10.1108/11766091111162098)

Herath, S.K., Wickramasinghe, D. and Indrani, M.W. (2010) Improving efficiency and accountability: a case study on outsourcing strategies in higher education in Sri Lanka. International Journal of Managerial and Financial Accounting, 2(3), p. 275. (doi: 10.1504/IJMFA.2010.034119)

Herath, S.K., Wickramasinghe, D. and Indrani, M.W. (2010) A teaching case on implementing an activity-based costing system in a service firm: Lakhiru Insurance Company. International Journal of Managerial and Financial Accounting, 2(2), p. 177. (doi: 10.1504/IJMFA.2010.033290)

Alawattage, C. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2009) Institutionalisation of control and accounting for bonded labour in colonial plantations: a historical analysis. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 20(6), pp. 701-715. (doi: 10.1016/j.cpa.2009.02.001)

Alawattage, C. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2009) Weapons of the weak: subalterns' emancipatory accounting in Ceylon tea. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 22(3), pp. 379-404. (doi: 10.1108/09513570910945660)

Hopper, T., Tsamenyi, M., Uddin, S. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2009) Management accounting in less developed countries: what is known and needs knowing. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 22(3), pp. 469-514. (doi: 10.1108/09513570910945697)

Alawattage, C. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2008) Appearance of accounting in a political hegemony. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 19(3), pp. 293-339. (doi: 10.1016/j.cpa.2006.08.006)

Alawattage, C. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2008) Changing regimes of governance in a less developed country. Research in Accounting in Emerging Economies, 8, pp. 273-310. (doi: 10.1016/S1479-3563(08)08010-9)

Thomas, K.J.D. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2008) Bounded emotionality in entrepreneurship: an alternative framework. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, 14(4), pp. 242-258. (doi: 10.1108/13552550810887408)

Alawattage, C., Hopper, T. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2007) Introduction to management accounting in less developed countries. Journal of Accounting and Organizational Change, 3(3), pp. 183-191. (doi: 10.1108/18325910710820256)

Jayasinghe, K. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2007) Calculative practices in a total institution. Qualitative Research in Accounting and Management, 4(3), pp. 183-202. (doi: 10.1108/11766090710826637)

Wickramasinghe, D. , Gooneratne, T. and Jayakody, J.A.S.K. (2007) Interest lost: the rise and fall of a balanced scorecard project in Sri Lanka. Advances in Public Interest Accounting, 13, pp. 237-271. (doi: 10.1016/S1041-7060(07)13009-1)

Wickramasinghe, D. and Hopper, T. (2005) A cultural political economy of management accounting controls: a case study of a textile mill in a traditional Sinhalese village. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 16(4), pp. 473-503. (doi: 10.1016/j.cpa.2003.07.001)

Wickramasinghe, D. , Hopper, T. and Rathnasiri, C. (2004) Japanese cost management meets Sri Lankan politics: disappearance and reappearance of bureaucratic management controls in a privatised utility. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 17(1), pp. 85-120. (doi: 10.1108/09513570410525229)

Books

Alawattage, C. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2018) Strategizing Management Accounting: Liberal Origins and Neoliberal Trends. Routledge: Abingdon, Oxon. ISBN 9781138783546 (doi: 10.4324/9781315768632)

Wickramasinghe, D. and Alawattage, C. (2007) Management Accounting Change: Approaches and Perspectives. Routledge: London, UK. ISBN 9780415393317

Book Sections

Wickramasinghe, D. , Alawattage, C. , Parker, L. and Favotto, A. (2022) Connecting Global SDGs to Local Government: A Developing Country Case. In: Adams, C. A. (ed.) Handbook of Accounting and Sustainability. Edward Elgar Publishing: Cheltenham. ISBN 9781800373501 (Accepted for Publication)

Ang, S. Y. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2021) Capturing traditions and preserving outcomes: evidence from Malaysian river-care programmes. In: Hoque, Z. (ed.) Public Sector Reform and Performance Management in Emerging Economies: Outcomes-Based Approaches in Practice. Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society. Routledge: London. ISBN 9780367435523 (In Press)

Alam, S., Ranasinghe, S. B. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2019) Ethnographic significance in researching management accounting: Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. In: Weetman, P. and Tsalavoutas, I. (eds.) The Routledge Companion to Accounting in Emerging Economies. Series: Routledge companions in business, management and accounting. Routledge: Abingdon, pp. 235-246. ISBN 9780815356202 (doi: 10.4324/9781351128506-19)

Wickramasinghe, D. (2018) Power of accounting and power over accounting. In: Hoque, Z. (ed.) Methodological Issues in Accounting Research. Spiramus Press. ISBN 9781910151464

Wickramasinghe, D. and Alawattage, C. (2017) Interpretivism. In: Roslender, R. (ed.) The Routledge Companion to Critical Accounting. Series: Routledge companions in business, management and accounting. Routledge: New York, pp. 17-36. ISBN 9781138025257

Alawattage, C., Wickramasinghe, D. and Uddin, S. (2017) Theorising management accounting practices in less developed countries. In: Harris, E. (ed.) The Routledge Companion to Performance Management and Control. Series: Routledge companions in business, management and accounting. Routledge: London ; New York, pp. 287-305. ISBN 9781138913547

Alawattage, C. , Wickramasinghe, D. and Tennakoon, A. (2015) Performing civil society. In: Hoque, Z. and Parker, L. (eds.) Performance Management in Nonprofit Organizations: Global Perspectives. Series: Routledge studies in the management of voluntary and non-profit organizations (17). Routledge: London, pp. 394-418. ISBN 9781138787988

Hopper, T., Ashraf, J., Uddin, S. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2015) Social theorisation of accounting: challenges to positive research. In: Jones, S. (ed.) Routledge Companion to Financial Accounting Theory. Series: Routledge companions in business, management and accounting. Routledge: New York, NY, pp. 452-471. ISBN 9780415660280

Hopper, T., Tsamenyi, M., Uddin, S. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2012) Introduction: Accounting and Development. In: Hopper, T., Tsamenyi, M., Uddin, S. and Wickramasinghe, D. (eds.) Handbook of Accounting and Development. Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, pp. 1-14. ISBN 9781848448162

Hopper, T., Tsamenyi, M., Uddin, S. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2012) Privatization, market-based reform and management control. In: Hopper, T., Tsamenyi, M., Uddin, S. and Wickramasinghe, D. (eds.) Handbook of Accounting and Development. Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, pp. 206-223. ISBN 9781848448162

Wickramasinghe, D. (2011) Ontological dependency on epistemology strategy: interpretive management accounting reseach revisited. In: Abdel-Kader, M. (ed.) Review of Management Accounting Research. Palgrave Macmillan: London. ISBN 9780230252370

Javasinghe, K. and Wickramasinghe, D. (2006) Can NGOs Deliver Accountability? Predictions, Realities and Difficulties. In: Bhargava, H. and Kumar, D. (eds.) NGOs: Roles and Accountability: Introduction. ICFAI (Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India) University, pp. 296-327.

Wickramasinghe, D. (2006) Researching power in accounting. In: Hoqu, Z. (ed.) Methodological Issues in Accounting Research: Theories, Methods and Issues. Spiramus: London, pp. 339-356. ISBN 9781904905127

Hopper, T., Annisette, M., Dastoor, N., Uddin, S. and Wickramasinghe, D. (1995) Some Challenges and Alternatives to Positive Accounting Research. In: Jones, S., Romano, C. and Ratnatunga, J. (eds.) Accounting Theory: A Contemporary Review. Harcourt Brace, pp. 515-550. ISBN 0729509850

Book Reviews

Wickramasinghe, D. (2010) Review of 'The official history of privatization, volume 1 - the formative years 1970–1987', by David Parker. International Journal of Public Administration, 33(4), pp. 207-209. (doi: 10.1080/01900690903387733)[Book Review]

Edited Books

Hopper, T., Tsamenyi, M., Uddin, S. and Wickramasinghe, D. (Eds.) (2012) Handbook of Accounting and Development. Edward Elgar: Cheltenham. ISBN 9781848448162

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Supervision

 

  • Albader, Khaled
    Understanding The Shariah Audit in Kuwait Islamic Banks: Emergence, Practice and Consequence
  • Fachri, Arief Fadhilah
    Management Control in the Intertwinement of Cultural and Religious Practices: A Case of Minangkabau Manufacturing Company
  • FENG, MENGYUAN
    ACCOUNTING AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN A DIGITAL PLATFORM: EVIDENCE FROM A CHINESE CASE.
  • Rahman, Rehenuma
    Sustainable Development Goals, Accountability and Governance: A case of Bangladesh.
  • Xu, Ying
    Governance and Accountability in China COVID-19 Crisis: Perspective from a Local Residents Committee

Teaching

  • Management accounting and controls
  • Management accounting in organisations and society
  • Financial Information Management 
  • Entreprenurial Finance for SMEs

Professional activities & recognition

Editorial boards

  • 2016: Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal
  • 2014: Critical Perspectives on Accounting
  • 2013: Accounting and Business Research
  • 2011: Journal of Accounting and Organisational Change
  • 2010: Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies
  • 2011: Qualitative Research in Accounting and Management

Additional information

Among the others, the following are some of the projects Danture is engaged in:

  1. Working with the World Bank’s Sri Lankan office examining how their social auditing project generates mundane governance and accountability in relation to the participative development programme being institutionalised
  2. Working with a Sri Lankan local authority to examine how Sustainable Development Goals are being tralslated into 'Beyond Budgeting Practices'.
  3. Guest editing (with Dr Tarek Rana and Dr Enrico Bracci a special issue on “Risk management in the public sector” for Journal of Public Money and Management
  4. Co-editing a Palgrave Series of Accounting and Finance Praces (with Associate Professor Vassili Jonnides and Professor Aude Deville)
  5. Working with the Sri Lanka Institute of Chartered Accountants examining the effects of corporate governance initiatives in Sri Lanka (with Dr C Abeysinghe)