Dr Paul Ahn

  • Lecturer (Accounting & Finance)

telephone: 01413305986
email: Paul.Ahn@glasgow.ac.uk

Room 684, Main Building, University Avenue, Glasgow, G12 8QQ

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ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-0998-6270

Biography

Paul Ahn was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea. He studied history for Bachelor of Arts and public policy for Master of Public Administration at Seoul National University. Later, he studied accounting for Master of Accounting and for PhD in Commerce at the Australian National University. he is a member of CPA Australia.

Paul joined the Adam Smith Business School as a Lecturer in Accounting and Finance in 2014. Previously, he was an associate lecturer at UNSW Canberra, Australia.

Paul was an invited visiting scholar at Rikkyo University, Tokyo, Japan in 2021 and 2023.

Research interests

Paul is a member of the Accounting research cluster.

Areas of expertise: 

  • Accounting profession
  • Management accounting and control
  • Accountability practised in digitalised economy/society
  • Visual methodology in accounting
  • Accounting and business history
  • Critical perspectives on accounting
  • Public sector accounting

Publications

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Jump to: 2024 | 2021 | 2019 | 2018 | 2014
Number of items: 6.

2024

Wang, Y. and Ahn, P. D. (2024) Make China great again: the strategies of Confucian accountants. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, (doi: 10.1108/AAAJ-07-2023-6572) (Early Online Publication)

2021

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)

2019

Ahn, P. D. and Jacobs, K. (2019) Accountants' incessant insecurity: focusing on the identities of CPAs hired in the South Korean public service. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 32(8), pp. 2421-2450. (doi: 10.1108/AAAJ-01-2017-2815)

Ahn, P. D. and Jacobs, K. (2019) Beyond the accounting profession: a professionalisation project in the South Korean public sector accounting field. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 32(1), pp. 101-132. (doi: 10.1108/AAAJ-11-2016-2795)

2018

Ahn, P. and Jacobs, K. (2018) Using photographs in interpreting cultural and symbolic meaning: a reflection on photographs of the Korean Association for Government Accounting. Accounting Forum, 42(1), pp. 142-152. (doi: 10.1016/j.accfor.2017.08.002)

2014

Ahn, P. D. , Jacobs, K., Lim, D.-W. and Moon, K. (2014) Beyond self-evident: recognising the problematic political context of accrual accounting adoption in South Korea. Financial Accountability and Management, 30(1), pp. 25-48. (doi: 10.1111/faam.12026)

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Number of items: 6.

Articles

Wang, Y. and Ahn, P. D. (2024) Make China great again: the strategies of Confucian accountants. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, (doi: 10.1108/AAAJ-07-2023-6572) (Early Online Publication)

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)

Ahn, P. D. and Jacobs, K. (2019) Accountants' incessant insecurity: focusing on the identities of CPAs hired in the South Korean public service. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 32(8), pp. 2421-2450. (doi: 10.1108/AAAJ-01-2017-2815)

Ahn, P. D. and Jacobs, K. (2019) Beyond the accounting profession: a professionalisation project in the South Korean public sector accounting field. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 32(1), pp. 101-132. (doi: 10.1108/AAAJ-11-2016-2795)

Ahn, P. and Jacobs, K. (2018) Using photographs in interpreting cultural and symbolic meaning: a reflection on photographs of the Korean Association for Government Accounting. Accounting Forum, 42(1), pp. 142-152. (doi: 10.1016/j.accfor.2017.08.002)

Ahn, P. D. , Jacobs, K., Lim, D.-W. and Moon, K. (2014) Beyond self-evident: recognising the problematic political context of accrual accounting adoption in South Korea. Financial Accountability and Management, 30(1), pp. 25-48. (doi: 10.1111/faam.12026)

This list was generated on Sun Jul 14 05:21:33 2024 BST.

Supervision

  • Muttaqin, Muhammad Faizal
    Evolution of governance in Indonesian SOEs: a governmentality perspective
  • Santoso, Nanda Trio
    Institutionalisation of New Public Management and Accountability Practices in Indonesia’s Higher Education
  • Sun, Yihua
    Accountability, Self and the State: An extended case study in a Chinese public organisation
  • Wandono, Rhoni Tanjung Marji
    Big Data Analysis and Accountability: A Case Study of Taxpayer Compliance Risk Management System in the Indonesian Tax Authority

Completed PhD projects:

2023 Dr Mengyuan Feng: "Accountability, neoliberalism and digital platforms: an ethnography of digital forms of accountability in China" with Prof Danture Wickramasinghe

 

2022 Dr Arief Fadhilah: "Management control in the intertwinement of cultural and religious practices: a case of an Indonesian-Minangkabau manufacturing company” with Prof Danture Wickramasinghe

 

2022 Dr Yuheng Wang: "Reinventing Chineseness: Corporate social responsibility reporting in Chinese Confucian companies" with Prof Chandana Alawattage

 

 

 

Teaching

  • Introduction to business reporting and financial accounting
  • Management accounting in organisations and society