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Associate Professor Hadrian G. Djajadikerta

Associate Dean (Research)

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 5353, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO2.445
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Telephone: +61 8 6304 5353
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO2.445  


Associate Professor Hadrian Djajadikerta is the Associate Dean (Research) in the School of Business and Law. Hadrian leads and oversees the development and implementation of the School's research agenda and strategy that align with the School’s mission, including research productivity, research training, research centres, research collaborations, and research operational frameworks.


Hadrian has over two decades of research, teaching and leadership in academia, and has supervised many doctoral students to completion. He has had a widespread career, previously having held academic positions at University of New South Wales, Lincoln University, University of Technology Sydney, and Parahyangan Catholic University.

He has also held management and consulting positions outside university in the US and Indonesia in both the private and public sectors, including large listed and state-owned enterprises, small and medium-sized enterprises, and government ministries.

Hadrian holds a PhD in Accounting from University of Technology Sydney, and he is also a Chartered Accountant (CA), a Certified Management Accountant (CMA), and a Stanford Certified Project Manager (SCPM).

He has been a board member of the Australia Indonesia Business Council (WA Chapter), and currently serves as the Vice President of Indonesia Institute Inc., a Western Australian-based NGO, which is active in promoting Australia-Indonesia relations.

Awards and recognition

  • 2017 - Vice-Chancellor's Excellence in Research Supervision Award
  • 2016 - School of Business and Law, Highest Impact Publication Award
  • 2015 - Faculty of Business and Law, Dean's Award for Innovation in Teaching and Learning
  • 2012 - Faculty of Business and Law, Dean’s Award for Innovation in Teaching and Learning
  • 2010 - Award for Service in the School of Accounting Finance and Economics
  • 2009 - Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2009 - Award for Outstanding Lecturing Performance in the School of Accounting Finance and Economics
  • 2008 - Faculty of Business and Law, Dean’s Award for Postgraduate Teaching Excellence

Research areas and interests

  • Strategic management accounting
  • Behavioural accounting
  • Sustainability reporting
  • Corporate governance
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Strategic alliances and inter-firm relationships
  • Asia and Indonesia


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Technology, Sydney, 2003.
  • Master of Business Administration, United States of America, 1994.


Recent Research Grants

  • Competency Development and Skills Recognition for Life Cycle Asset Management of Royal Australian Navy Ships and Submarines,  BMT Defence & Security Australia Pty Ltd,  Scholarships to support Industry Engagement PhD project,  2018 - 2023,  $17,500.
  • Impacts of new leases accounting standard: A comparative study between the airline and retail industries,  Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand,  AFAANZ - Grant,  2019 - 2021,  $4,000.
  • State-owned maritime holding establishment in Indonesia: Strategic orientation of the state-owned enterprise members,  Edith Cowan University,  SBL 2019 Industry Linkage Research Grant,  2019 - 2020,  $45,359.
  • Managing transport system investment risk: enhancing patronage predictions and adapting strategic asset management and appraisal processes to account for emerging trends and uncertainty,  iMOVE Australia Limited,  iMOVE CRC,  2019 - 2020,  $94,008.
  • The Effect of Technology Readiness of Halal Meat on halal Meat Logistic Performance,  Ministry of Research Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia,  International Research Collaboration and Scientific Publication Grant,  2018 - 2020,  $15,000.
  • Examining residents waste source behaviour: an indication of the effectiveness of the three-bin rollout campaign by Joondalup City council,  City of Joondalup,  Grant,  2020,  $90,023.
  • Owner-managers’ financial literacy and financial performance of modest short-stay accommodations in Indonesia,  Edith Cowan University,  SBL 2019 Industry Linkage Research Grant,  2019 - 2020,  $47,859.
  • The role of external auditors in fighting corruption: Perceptions of Indonesian professional accountants,  Edith Cowan University,  SBL 2019 Industry Linkage Research Grant,  2019 - 2020,  $35,359.
  • Short Stay Accommodation in Regions: Case Study of Margaret River Region,  Edith Cowan University,  SBL 2019 Industry Linkage Research Grant,  2019 - 2020,  $85,023.
  • Maritime tourism in Indonesia: The role of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) in facilitating regional development ,  Edith Cowan University,  SBL 2019 Industry Linkage Research Grant,  2019 - 2020,  $45,359.
  • Optimising regional SME resilience and employment workflow by customer-led (DIY) re-engineering of financial planning and advisory services supply chains. ,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Engagement Grant,  2019 - 2020,  $141,452.
  • Preparation and Delivery of Research Reports on Current Rail Topics: a) Social Licence for Freight Rail b) Diesel Locomotive Energy Optimisation and CO2 reduction,  Australasian Centre for Rail Innovation,  Grant,  2019,  $10,000.
  • Impacts of accounting students' perceived career goals and expectations on their approaches to learning ,  Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand,  AFAANZ - Grant,  2017 - 2018,  $3,800.
  • Measuring and forecasting impact of new leases accounting standard on the airline industry ,  Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand,  AFAANZ - Grant,  2017 - 2018,  $4,000.
  • Dysfunctional behaviour in accounting information system ,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Collaboration Enhancement Scheme - 2016 Round 1,  2016 - 2017,  $4,200.
  • An investigation of the barriers and motivational factors for Australian companies in offering work integrated learning (WIL) programs to international accounting students,  Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand,  AFAANZ - Grant,  2015 - 2016,  $1,800.
  • An international comparison of the linkages between commercial property indices and Real Estate Investment Trusts,  Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand,  AFAANZ - Grant,  2014 - 2015,  $10,000.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Trireksani, T., Djajadikerta, H., Zhang, A., (2018), Perceived importance of corporate sustainability disclosure: Evidence from China. Disciplining the Undisciplined? Perspectives from Business, Society and Politics on Responsible Citizenship, Corporated Social Responsibility and Sustainability, 211-223, Cham, Switzerland, Springer.

Journal Articles

  • Choudhury, T., Uddin Romel, KM., Jie, F., Djajadikerta, H., (2020), Managing reverse exchange in service supply chain using role activity diagram: A case study of credit card complain management. International Journal of Agile Systems and Management, 13(2), 14, DOI:
  • Ong, T., Djajadikerta, H., (2020), Corporate governance and sustainability reporting in the Australian resources industry: An empirical analysis. Social Responsibility Journal, 16(1), 1-14, DOI: 10.1108/SRJ-06-2018-0135.
  • Ong, T., Djajadikerta, H., (2019), Adoption of emerging technology to incorporate business research skills in teaching accounting theory. Journal of Education for Business, 94(7), 480-489, DOI: 10.1080/08832323.2019.1574702.
  • Zhang, A., Djajadikerta, H., Trireksani, T., (2019), Corporate sustainability disclosure’s importance in China: Financial analysts’ perception. Social Responsibility Journal, ahead-of-print(ahead-of-print), -, DOI:
  • Li, Y., Nie, W., Xiang, D., Djajadikerta, H., (2018), Can banks identify firms’ real earnings management? Evidence from China. Finance Research Letters, 25(June 2018), 23-29, DOI: 10.1016/
  • Zhang, A., Djajadikerta, H., Zhang, Z., (2018), Does sustainability engagement affect stock return volatility? Evidence from the Chinese financial market. Sustainability, 10(10), article number 3361, DOI: 10.3390/su10103361.
  • Zhang, A., Djajadikerta, H., Trireksani, T., (2018), Determinants of corporate environmental and social disclosures in China: A comparative study within high-profile industries. Asian Journal of Finance and Accounting, 10(1), 308-335, DOI: 10.5296/ajfa.v10i1.12658.
  • Sari, RC., Fatimah, PR., Djajadikerta, H., (2016), Development of tunneling detection model: A new corporate performance improvement. Jurnal Pengurusan, 48( 2016), 33-46, Penerbit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, DOI: 10.17576/pengurusan-2016-48-03.
  • Trireksani, T., Djajadikerta, H., (2016), Corporate Governance and Environmental Disclosure in the Indonesian Mining Industry. Australasian Accounting Business and Finance Journal, 10(1), 18-28, DOI: 10.14453/aabfj.v10i1.3.
  • Ong, T., Trireksani, T., Djajadikerta, H., (2016), Hard and soft sustainability disclosures: Australia’s resources industry. Accounting Research Journal, 29(2), 198-217, Bingley, UK, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, DOI: 10.1108/ARJ-03-2015-0030.
  • Djajadikerta, H., Mat Roni, S., Trireksani, T., (2015), Dysfunctional information system behaviors are not all created the same: Challenges to the generalizability of security-based research. Information and Management, 52(8), 1012-1024, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Elsevier BV, DOI: 10.1016/

Conference Publications

  • Wahyuningrum, I., Djajadikerta, H., Suprapti, E., (2019), The effect of company financial performance and company characteristics on Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emission Disclosure. Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Energy, Environment, Epidemiology and Information System (ICENIS 2019), 125(August 7-8, 2019), Article number 10008, Online, EDP Sciences, DOI: 10.1051/e3sconf/201912510008.
  • Ong, T., Djajadikerta, H., (2018), Corporate social responsibility: Innovative reporting reflecting practice and performance., 24p..
  • Masudin, I., Fernanda, F., Jie, F., Djajadikerta, H., Widayat, ., (2018), Muslim and non-muslim perceptions on Halal Meat Logistics (HML). IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 403(29 November 2017 through 30 November 2017), article no.012054, Bristol, England, Institute of Physics Publishing, DOI: 10.1088/1757-899X/403/1/012054.
  • Mat Roni, S., Djajadikerta, H., Trireksani, T., (2017), Does organisational culture affect dysfunctional behaviour in information system security?. Proceedings of the 18 Asian Academic Accounting Association Annual Conference 2017, 176-184.
  • Mat Roni, S., Djajadikerta, H., Trireksani, T., (2017), Moderators in an equation: How organisational culture and information system complexity add moderating effects in Theory of Planned Behaviour. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Business, Management, Law and Education (BMLE-17), 233-238, DOI: 10.15242/DiRPUB.HDIR1217228.
  • Li, Y., Li, X., Xiang, D., Djajadikerta, H., (2017), How does financial distress affect accrual earnings management?. The proceedings of 2nd Business Doctoral and Emerging Scholars Conference, 19.
  • Shakri, I., Yong, J., Xiang, D., Djajadikerta, H., (2017), Impact of corporate governance on capital structure of Pakistani firms. The proceedings of 2nd Business Doctoral and Emerging Scholars Conference, 57-63, online, Edith Cowan University.
  • Ogilvie, M., Ng, D., Xiang, D., Ryan, M., Djajadikerta, H., Yong, J., (2017), Feng Shui: Traditional Rituals Impacting Business. ANZMAC 2017 Marketing for Impact. Conference Proceedings, 1005-1008.
  • Nias Ahmad, MA., Smith, M., Ismail, Z., Djajadikerta, H., Mat Roni, S., (2016), Computerised accounting information systems and firm performance: The mediating role of transparency. Regional Conference on Science, Technology and Social Sciences, 49-59, Singapore, Springer.
  • Appiagyei, K., Djajadikerta, H., Xiang, D., (2016), Integrated reporting and firm performance: A research framework. Proceedings of the ECU Business Doctoral and Emerging Scholars Colloquium, 123-129, Perth, Australia, Edith Cowan University.
  • Ong, T., Djajadikerta, H., (2016), Sustainability reporting in Australia’s resources industry: The undisclosed items. Proceedings of the ECU Business Doctoral and Emerging Scholars Colloquium, 169-176, Perth, Australia, Edith Cowan University.
  • Ko, SZ., Zhang, Z., Horwitz, P., Djajadikerta, H., (2016), Charting directions for economic development in Myanmar: A computable general equilibrium (CGE) approach on high quality education in labour-growth strategy. 2016 Conference Papers 19th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis, 1-24, Washington, USA, Global Trade Analysis Project.
  • Zhang, A., Djajadikerta, H., (2016), What drives corporate sustainability disclosures made by Chinese listed companies?. Proceedings of the ECU Business Doctoral and Emerging Scholars Colloquium, 104-122, Perth, Australia, Edith Cowan University.
  • Zhang, J., Djajadikerta, H., Zhang, Z., (2015), The Perceptions and Challenges of Corporate Sustainability Reporting in China. A New Paradigm for International Business: Proceedings of the Conference on Free Trade Agreements and Regional Integration in East Asia, 129-150, Singapore, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-287-499-3_7.
  • Mat Roni, S., Djajadikerta, H., Ahmad, MA., (2015), PLS-SEM Approach to Second-order Factor of Deviant Behaviour: Constructing Perceived Behavioural Control. Procedia Economics and Finance, 249-253, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/S2212-5671(15)01107-7.
  • Mat Roni, MS., Ahmad, MA., Djajadikerta, H., (2015), How System Complexity and Organizational Culture Affect AIS Misuse. Procedia Economics and Finance, 28(13-14 April 2015), 254-259, Elsevier B.V., DOI: 10.1016/S2212-5671(15)01108-9.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Corporate social disclosures by Indonesian listed companies.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Measuring the quality and identifying influencing factors of sustainability reporting: Evidence from the resources industry in Australia
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Users' perceptions of the drivers of corporate sustainability disclosures made by Chinese listed companies.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Non-financial performance disclosure by Australian listed companies
  • Master of Accounting by Research,  Factors affecting csr disclosure in nepalese banks: A global reporting initiative perspective
  • Master of Accounting by Research,  Australian charity organisations: A study of audit fee determinants.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  An analysis of insider dysfunctional behaviours in an accounting information system environment

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The impact of computerised accounting information systems on small and medium enterprises' information quality, firm strategic decision making and firm performance
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Corporate governance, board ethical commitment and corporate performance of Malaysian listed companies
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Corporate governance, conservatism and firm performance: Evidence from China

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Management accounting and organizational change: Impact on organizational performance.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Narrowing income disparities as policy priority for inclusive economic growth: An applied computable general equilibrium (cge) approach on urban and non-urban industries in myanmar
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  How do national employment policies influence human resource practices? A comparative study of the integrated resort and hotel industry in macau and Singapore
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  The impact on organizational performance of contextual factors, strategy and management control systems
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