PhD (Middlesex University Scholarship), MSc, BSc (Hons)(University of Southampton), PGCert
Corporate governance and corporate accountability
Financial performance analysis
Financial statement analysis and valuation
DOCTORAL STUDENTS CO-ORDINATOR IN ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE
PROGRAMME LEADER FOR MSC FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
How corporate social responsibility is perceived in different institutional settings.
Sustainabile Human Capital in Suuply Chains (with an epmhasis on labour issues and human rights).
Social reporting practices by small- and medium-sized companies.
SELECTED REFEREED PUBLICATIONS
Enhert, I., Parsa, S., Roper, I. and Muller-Camen, M and Wagner, M., "Reporting on Sustainability and HRM: A comparative study of sustainability reporting practices by the World's largest companies", International Journal of HRM (Forthcoming, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2015.1024157).
Li, P., Parsa, S. Tang, G. and Xiao, J. (2012), "Is there an Expectations Gap in the Roles of Independent Directors? An explorative Study of Listed Chinese Companies", British Journal of Management, Volume 23, Issue 2, pages 206–222,
Parsa, S. (2010), "Corporate Governance and Human Resource Management", in Critical Issues in Human Resource Management, CIPD.
Parsa, S. and Kouhy, R. (2008), "Social Reporting by Companies Listed on the Alternative Investment Market", Journal of Business Ethics, 79(3), pp. 345-360.
Parsa, S. and Deng, X. (2008), "Capital Markets' Reactions to Social Information Announcements", International Journal of Accounting and Finance, 1(1), 107-120.
Sofia Santos: "The Legitimacy of Portuguese banks and the Environment: Is the Portuguese banking sector facing a potential legitimacy loss due to its lack of concerns with the environment?" completed in 2011.
Sulaiman Ailyu: "The role of stakeholder engagement in the preparation of assurance statements" – is currently being supervised (expected to complete in 2014).
Roaa Badkook: "Social Reporting Practices – A Study of developing countries" (expected to complete in 2016)
Chandimma Hettiarachchi: "An assessment of the sustainability reporting practices of the FTSE 350 companies: The real situation versus reporting practices of the labour and human right issues in supply chains" (expected to complete in 2018)
Wadhaah Mubarak: "The role of executive directors in Banking sector in Saudi Arabia: What are the expectations gap?" (expected to complete in 2018)
Anjana Basnet: "Examining the Relationship between CSR Perception of Employees and Organisational Performance in the context of a developing nation" (expected to complete in 2018)
Parsa, Sepideh and Tang, Guliang and Dai, Narisa (2016) How do Chinese businesses view corporate social responsibility? Technical Report. ICAEW, London.
Roper, Ian and Parsa, Sepideh and Muller-Camen, Michael (2011) The social audit of labour standards: what can it tell us about employer motivation to disclose? In: Across Boundaries: An Interdisciplinary Conference on the Global Challenges Facing Workers and Employment Research. BJIR 50th Anniversary Conference, Dec 12 - 13 2011, London School of Economics.
Ehnert, Ina and Parsa, Sepideh and Roper, Ian and Wagner, Marcus and Muller-Camen, Michael (2016) Reporting on sustainability and HRM: a comparative study of sustainability reporting practices by the world’s largest companies. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 27 (1). pp. 88-108. ISSN 0958-5192
Li, Pingli and Parsa, Sepideh and Tang, Guliang and Xiao, Jason Zezhong (2012) Is there an expectations gap in the roles of independent directors? An explorative study of listed Chinese companies. British Journal of Management, 23 (2). pp. 206-222. ISSN 1045-3172
Parsa, Sepideh (2001) Non-financial information disclosure and communication in large UK companies. PhD thesis, Middlesex University Business School.
RESEARCH GRANTS AND AWARDS
£10,000, September 2013, The British Academy
"Labour and Human Rights Reporting Practices: A comparative study of British and German companies". (Principal Investigator)
£5,000, November 2011, Vienna University of Economics and Business
"Sustainability Human Resource Management" (in collaboration with Michael Muller-Carmen and Ian Roper).
£7,445, July 2011, TheBritish Academy
"Social Audit of Employment Relations Practices of the World's Largest Companies". (Principal Investigator)
£9,865, January 2011, ICAEW
"Corporate Social Reporting and Corporate Social Disclosure by Chinese Companies". (Principal Investigator)