Position

Lecturer
Business

Biography

Mr Maz Demosthenous began his academic career at Flinders University in 1999 after working in the banking and finance sector in Europe and Australia.

A strong advocate for active learning and a student focused approach, Mr Demosthenous was named lecturer of the year by Flinders in 2011 and 2013. He uses his past experiences and education knowledge of the learning process to inspire and motivate his students.

Mr Demosthenous research interests are in the area of ethics and sustainability. He is particularly interested in the moral reasoning and ethical decision making of accountants, business executives and students. He has published more than 15 research papers, articles and conference papers and has served as Associate Editor for The International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management.

He has successfully completed a Graduate Diploma in Education, a Master of Commerce degree and has maintained a strong connection with industry during his time as a lecturer. He has recently completed his Doctoral thesis researching ethics and accounting education.

Qualifications

Master of Commerce, Graduate Diploma of Education, Bachelor of Accounting,

Topic Coordinator:

  • BUSN3043  Governance, Sustainability and Ethics
  • BUSN9113  Accounting Fundamentals
  • BUSN9229  Sustainability and Ethics

Topic Lecturer:

  • BUSN3043  Governance, Sustainability and Ethics
  • BUSN9113  Accounting Fundamentals
  • BUSN9229  Sustainability and Ethics

Research interests

Business Ethics, Culture, Moral reasoning of accountants, executives and business students, Accountants' work values

Publications

  • Mangos, N.C. and Demosthenous, M. (2004). Customizing Web-sites to fit Global cultures: Proposing an eCulturation Model. In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference: Ethicomp 2004: Challenges for the Citizen of the Information Society. De Montfort University: Ethicomp. Ethicomp 2004: Challenges for the Citizen of the Information Society. Syros, Greece, pp. 611-618.
  • Mangos, N.C. and Demosthenous, M. (2005). Customizing web-sites to fit global cultures: proposing an eCulturation Model. The Ethicomp Journal, 2(2) pp. 1-15.
  • Kenny, P. and Demosthenous, M. (2009). Wayward bullets: more small business tax concessions. In 2009 Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand conference. Adelaide, SA: Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand. 2009 Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand conference. Adelaide, SA. Jul 2009, pp. 1-24.
  • Demosthenous, M. (2003). What effects if any, do age and sex have on the ethical maturity of South Australian accounting students? In Andrew Burge, ed. Hawaii International Conference on Business: Conference Proceedings. Honolulu, Hawaii: Hawaii International Conference on Business. Hawaii International Conference on Business 2003. Honolulu, Hawaii. Jun 2003.
  • Demosthenous, M. (2015). Rival Views of Corporate Responsibility: Is Ethics One of Them? Management Education: an International Journal, 14(3-4) pp. 17-24.
    [Scopus]
  • Demosthenous, M. (2012). The Effect of Gender on the Moral Reasoning of Australian and Cypriot Business Students: A Cross National Comparative Study. International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, 11(5) pp. 23-38.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Demosthenous, M. and Krambia-Kapardis, M. (2010). Moral Reasoning of Cypriot Business Students: A Long Way Off Perfection. International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, 10(1) pp. 373-384.
    [Scopus]
  • Demosthenous, M. (2006). The moral reasoning levels of accounting students in South Australia: Recent findings of the effect of studying ethics and gender have upon moral development. Teaching Journal of the ooi Senior Academy, Transactions on ... 6(1) pp. 19-29.
  • Mangos, N.C. and Demosthenous, M. (2006). Customising a firm's web-site to fit global cultures: the myth of globalising web site designs. International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, 6(3) pp. 87-94.
    [Web Link]
  • Kenny, P. and Demosthenous, M. (2009). Wayward bullets: more small business tax concessions. In 2009 Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand conference. Adelaide, SA: Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand. 2009 Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand conference. Adelaide, SA. Jul 2009, pp. 1-24.
  • Demosthenous, M. (2003). What effects if any, do age and sex have on the ethical maturity of South Australian accounting students? In Andrew Burge, ed. Hawaii International Conference on Business: Conference Proceedings. Honolulu, Hawaii: Hawaii International Conference on Business. Hawaii International Conference on Business 2003. Honolulu, Hawaii. Jun 2003.
  • Demosthenous, M. (2015). Rival Views of Corporate Responsibility: Is Ethics One of Them? Management Education: an International Journal, 14(3-4) pp. 17-24.
    [Scopus]
  • Demosthenous, M. (2012). The Effect of Gender on the Moral Reasoning of Australian and Cypriot Business Students: A Cross National Comparative Study. International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, 11(5) pp. 23-38.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Demosthenous, M. and Krambia-Kapardis, M. (2010). Moral Reasoning of Cypriot Business Students: A Long Way Off Perfection. International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, 10(1) pp. 373-384.
    [Scopus]
  • Demosthenous, M. (2006). The moral reasoning levels of accounting students in South Australia: Recent findings of the effect of studying ethics and gender have upon moral development. Teaching Journal of the ooi Senior Academy, Transactions on ... 6(1) pp. 19-29.
  • Mangos, N.C. and Demosthenous, M. (2006). Customising a firm's web-site to fit global cultures: the myth of globalising web site designs. International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, 6(3) pp. 87-94.
    [Web Link]
  • Mangos, N.C. and Demosthenous, M. (2004). Customizing Web-sites to fit Global cultures: Proposing an eCulturation Model. In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference: Ethicomp 2004: Challenges for the Citizen of the Information Society. De Montfort University: Ethicomp. Ethicomp 2004: Challenges for the Citizen of the Information Society. Syros, Greece, pp. 611-618.
  • Mangos, N.C. and Demosthenous, M. (2005). Customizing web-sites to fit global cultures: proposing an eCulturation Model. The Ethicomp Journal, 2(2) pp. 1-15.

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