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Bruce Gurd

Associate Professor
University of South Australia

Bruce is an associate professor of management at the University of South Australia, Deputy Director of the Australian Centre for Asian Business and Adjunct Professor of Shandong University. He is a Life Fellow and recent president of the Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM).

Biography

Bruce is Associate Professor of management at the University of South Australia,  Deputy Director of the Australian Centre for Asian Business and Adjunct Professor of Shandong University. He is a Life Fellow and recent president of the Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM). Bruce’s research focuses on strategic management control systems and performance measurement systems in complex environments. He has been a visiting scholar at Royal Holloway (University of London), Aston University and Edinburgh University. Bruce is a member of the Strategic Management Society.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    As Deputy Director of the Australian Centre for Asian Business (ACAB), Bruce researches management control systems in China, Indonesia and Japan. He has presented his research in Australia, China and Europe and published in journals including British Accounting Review, Critical Perspectives on Accounting and Health Policy and Planning. Bruce Gurd was awarded Life Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management for a distinguished contribution including as past- President. He also won the 2015 ANZAM  Research Supervision Excellence Award for thoughtfully and carefully supervising 15 PhD candidates to completion; as well as leading PhD workshops around Australia and New Zealand.

Books

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Articles

Measuring Business Excellence

Moving towards agility: the contribution of a modified balanced scorecard system


Published: Jan 21, 2019 by Measuring Business Excellence
Authors: Bruce Gurd, Panayiotis Ifandoudas
Subjects: Economics, Finance, Business & Industry, Business, Management and Accounting

We investigate the practicality and usefulness of an agility-focused BSC.

British Accounting Review

Looking for leaders: 'balancing' innovation, risk and management control systems


Published: Jan 21, 2017 by British Accounting Review
Authors: Bruce Gurd, Christine Helliar
Subjects: Economics, Finance, Business & Industry, Business, Management and Accounting

Using the concept of institutional leadership we explore how leaders balance creativity and product innovation against administrative arrangements such as risk management and management control.

Humanomics

The significant of business strategy in improving organizational performance


Published: Jan 21, 2017 by Humanomics
Authors: Yuliansyah Yuliansyah, Bruce Gurd, Nafsiah Mohamed
Subjects: Business, Management and Accounting

We investigate the extent to which business strategy mediates the relationship between reliance on integrative strategic performance measurement (RISPM) and organisational performance

Chinese Management Studies Journal

Understanding change recipient's response to change management in Chinese hospitals


Published: Jan 21, 2016 by Chinese Management Studies Journal
Authors: Bruce Gurd, Tian Gao
Subjects: Economics, Finance, Business & Industry, Business, Management and Accounting

In a time of significant change in Chinese hospitals, understanding the change recipient’s responses is critical. A model of their responses to change was constructed from previous models and compared with a case study of dramatic change in a Chinese hospital. A new model is produced which may be generalizable to other Chinese hospitals.

Journal of Accounting Literature

Management control Systems and Strategy: What's Been Happening


Published: Jan 21, 2009 by Journal of Accounting Literature
Authors: Basil Tucker, Helen Thorne, Bruce Gurd
Subjects: Economics, Finance, Business & Industry, Business, Management and Accounting

Over the past twenty five years, a growing number of empirical studies have investigated the relationship between management control systems (MCS) and strategy. This study explores what has been happening in the accounting and control literature and makes three key contributions to this literature.