Biography

Prior to joining Keele Business School in August 2017, I held a position of Lecturer at University of Wollongong, Australia where I also obtained my Master of Professional Accounting (MPA), Master of Accountancy in Research and PhD. My teaching experience includes assurance and auditing, social and environmental accounting, accounting information systems, management accounting and accounting principles. Prior to my academic career I also obtained extensive industrial work experience in international business and telecom sectors.

Currently I am also the School lead for PRME (Principles of Responsible Management Education) Project.

Research and scholarship

My research interests include:

  • Auditing expertise in new fields
  • Interprofessional competition and auditing professionalisation
  • Actor-network theory
  • Auditing standard-setting process
  • Auditing development in China
  • Enterprise resource planning system

Teaching

  • MAN 10015 Accounting Principle
  • MAN 20028 Corporate Governance
  • MAN 30039 Auditing

Further information

Professional membership

  • CPA Australia

Grants

  • Teaching and Learning Grant (with A/Prof Mary Kaidonis and Dr Pamela Abuodha) in May 2013, University of Wollongong. Title: An investigation of stakeholder engagement in the form of student-led discussions and practitioner-led discussions ($2985)

Selected Publications

  • Xu SG and Andrew B. 2020. Competing for the leading role: Trials in categorising greenhouse and energy auditors. Critical Perspectives On Accounting. doi> link> full text>
  • Xu S, Andrew J, Andrew B, Cortese C. 2016. Greenhouse and energy auditing – more technical or financial? – An exploration of its translation from the lobbying process and after.
  • Xu S, Kaidonis M, Cortese C, Andrew B. 2013. Contested terminology for greenhouse and energy auditing: an Australian case study of professionals.
  • Xu S, Cortese C, Andrew B. 2011. Some evidence of the lobbying associated with the development of Greenhouse and Energy Audit in Australia.
  • Xu G. 2010. MetaCapitalism Efficiency in Australian Telecommunications Industry An Empirical Research.

Full Publications Listshow

Books

  • Xu G. 2010. MetaCapitalism Efficiency in Australian Telecommunications Industry An Empirical Research.

Journal Articles

  • Xu SG and Andrew B. 2020. Competing for the leading role: Trials in categorising greenhouse and energy auditors. Critical Perspectives On Accounting. doi> link> full text>

Other

  • Xu S, Andrew J, Andrew B, Cortese C. 2016. Greenhouse and energy auditing – more technical or financial? – An exploration of its translation from the lobbying process and after.
  • Xu S, Kaidonis M, Cortese C, Andrew B. 2013. Contested terminology for greenhouse and energy auditing: an Australian case study of professionals.
  • Xu S, Cortese C, Andrew B. 2011. Some evidence of the lobbying associated with the development of Greenhouse and Energy Audit in Australia.