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Dr Saiyidi Mat Roni


Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 5606, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO2.455
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5606
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO2.455  


Dr Saiyidi Mat Roni is a lecturer in accounting at School of Business and Law. He was a lecturer in accounting at a Malaysian public university for 17 years prior to joining ECU.

Theme two: Society and Cuture; Accounting, Information systems, management

  • Member of Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand


  • Doctor Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2015.
  • Master of Accountancy, Malaysia, 2009.


Recent Research Grants

  • 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.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Merga, M., Mat Roni, S., Mason, S., (2020), Teachers’ perceptions of their preparedness for supporting struggling literacy learners in secondary English classrooms. English in Education, X(X), XX-XX, DOI: 10.1080/04250494.2020.1775488.
  • Merga, M., Mat Roni, S., Malpique, A., (2020), School leadership and whole- school support of struggling literacy learners in secondary schools. Educational Management Administration and Leadership, xx(xx), xx, DOI:
  • Samad, K., Rahman, N., Mat Roni, S., Roseli, N., Arham, A., (2019), Tax perceived as barrier to innovation. International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, 8(2 Special Issue), 493-497.
  • Mat Roni, S., Merga, M., (2019), The influence of extrinsic and intrinsic variables on children’s reading frequency and attitudes: An exploration using an artificial neural network. Australian Journal of Education, 63(3), 270-291, Australian Council for Educational Research Limited, DOI:
  • Merga, M., Mat Roni, S., (2018), Children’s perceptions of the importance and value of reading. Australian Journal of Education, 62(2), 135-153, Australian Council for Educational Research Limited, DOI: 10.1177/0004944118779615.
  • Merga, M., Mat Roni, S., (2018), Characteristics, preferences and motivation of avid non-fiction readers. Collection and Curation, 37(2), 50-59, Emerald Publishing Limited, DOI: 10.1108/CC-05-2017-0019.
  • Merga, M., Mat Roni, S., (2018), Empowering parents to encourage children to read beyond the early years. The Reading Teacher: a journal of the International Reading Association, 72(2), 213-221, International Literacy Association, DOI: 10.1002/trtr.1703.
  • Merga, M., Mat Roni, S., (2018), Parents as social influences encouraging book reading: Research directions for librarians' literacy advocacy. Journal of Library Administration, 58(7), 674-697, Routledge, DOI: 10.1080/01930826.2018.1514841.
  • Merga, MK., Mat Roni, S., (2017), Choosing strategies of children and the impact of age and gender on library use: Insights for librarians. Journal of Library Administration, 57(6), 607-630, DOI: 10.1080/01930826.2017.1340774.
  • Mat Roni, S., Merga, M., (2017), The influence of device access and gender on children’s reading frequency. Public Library Quarterly, 36(4), 334-348, DOI: 10.1080/01616846.2017.1354375.
  • Merga, MK., Mat Roni, S., (2017), The influence of access to eReaders, computers and mobile phones on children's book reading frequency. Computers and Education, 109(June 2017), 187-196, Oxford, United Kingdom, Pergamon Press, DOI: 10.1016/j.compedu.2017.02.016.
  • Booth, S., Merga, M., Mat Roni, S., (2016), Peer-mentors reflect on the benefits of mentoring: An autoethnography. International Journal of Doctoral Studies, 11(2016), 383-402, DOI: 10.28945/3603.

Conference Publications

  • Ibrahim, MT., Mat Roni, S., (2017), Partial Least Square Approach to Second Order Factor in Behavioural Study of Accounting Information System. SHS Web of Conferences, 36(September 25-27, 2016), 1-7, EDP Sciences, DOI: 10.1051/shsconf/20173600032.
  • Jayiddin, NF., Jamil, A., Mat Roni, S., (2017), Capital Structure Influence on Construction Firm Performance. SHS Web of Conferences, 36(September 25-27, 2016), p.9, EDP Sciences, DOI: 10.1051/shsconf/20173600025.
  • Salleh, N., Mohd Noor, AH., Mat Roni, S., (2017), Waqf-based endowment and entrepreneurial intention among students in institutes of higher learning. 23rd International Scientific Conference on Economic and Social Development. Book of Proceedings, 701-709, Poland, University of Warsaw.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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