Dr Rebecca Tan

Senior Lecturer
ANU College of Business and Economics

Areas of expertise

  • Educational Technology And Computing 130306
  • Sustainability Accounting And Reporting 150106
  • Organisational Behaviour 150311
  • Financial Accounting 150103
  • International Accounting 150104
  • Other Education 1399
  • Accounting, Auditing And Accountability 1501
  • Management Accounting 150105

Research interests

  • International Accounting - Developments and Practices
  • Determinants of Financial Accounting Practices
  • Behavioural aspects of Management Accounting Processes
  • Sustainability reporting and disclosure practices


Rebecca Tan is a Senior Lecturer in the Research School of Accounting at the ANU. She is a Fellow of CPA Australia and a Chartered Accountant. She is the Accounting Masters Convenor and also the CPA University Liaison Officer. Her research interest includes international accounting issues, sustainability accounting and reporting, management accounting systems (including behavioural issues) as well as accounting education developments.

Rebecca has published in Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, International Journal of Accounting, International Journal of Management, Australian Accounting Review and International Business and Economics Research Journal. Dr Tan was also an external assessor for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and reviewer for Journal of Business Ethics, Accounting and Finance, Australasian Journal of Environmental Management.

Current student projects

  • Activity-based Costing for Healthcare
  • MCS and its role in global alliance arrangements


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