Prof Carol Tilt
(Team leader)

Mr Graham Jones

Dr Nicholas Mangos
Mr Maz Demosthenous

This research group comprises four FBS staff members, whose research focuses on the ethical and responsible activities of business entities and their interaction with society, with a particular emphasis on NGOs. It includes research on social accounting, corporate responsibility, corporate philanthropy, poverty alleviation through strategic management, and business ethics.

Publications by the team

Demosthenous, M. & 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), 373-384.

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), 19-29.

Jones G.R. & Tilt C.A. (2005) 'Corporate philanthropic reporting in Australia: Some preliminary evidence', Social and Environmental Accounting Journal, Vol 25, Issue 1, pp.7-10

Jones G.R. & Tilt C.A. (2005) 'Philanthropic reporting by Australian companies', Journal of the Asia Pacific Centre for Environmental Accountability, Vol 11, No. 1, pp. 22-25.

Jones G.R. (2007) 'Senior executives' personal values: the role personal values play in decisions regarding corporate philanthropy – a theoretical model', International Journal of Management and Decision Making, Vol. 8, No. 2/3/4, pp. 343-355

Mangos N.C. (2007) 'Australian banks servicing bottom of the pyramid markets: A critical review of sustainability initiatives of banks',  International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 64-73.

Mangos N.C. (2009) 'Investigating the role of Australian business in alleviating poverty in the Asia Pacific region', International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, Vol.4, No. 2, pp. 245-257.

Mangos, N.C. & 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), 87-94.

Tilt C.A. (1994) 'The influence of external pressure groups on corporate social disclosure: Some empirical evidence' , Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 56-71.

Tilt C. A., Tilling M.V. & Davidson R. (2006) 'NGO Activism via websites' Australasian Conference on Social and Environment Accounting Research, Wellington, New Zealand, November.

Tilt C.A., Tilling M.V., & Davidson R. (2007) 'NGO Activism via the web: Missed potential?', Corporate Citizen, forthcoming.

Research students

Matthew Tilling: PhD on corporate social disclosure: OH&S disclosures by Australian companies