Dr Winnie O'Grady



Winnie joined the Department of Accounting and Finance in June 2000. She was previously employed at Massey University as a lecturer in Accounting Information Systems and Management Accounting. She currenlty lectures in management control and strategic management accounting.

Teaching | Current

  • Acctg 321    Strategic Management Accounting
  • Acctg 721    Research in Management Control
  • Acctg 722    Research in Cost and Revenue Management

Areas of expertise

  • Management control systems
  • Viable system approaches to performance management
  • Adaptive performance management models e.g. beyond budgeting approaches

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Matějka M, Merchant, K. A., & O'Grady WM (2020). An Empirical Investigation of Beyond Budgeting Practices. Journal of Management Accounting Research, online first.10.2308/jmar-19-010
  • O'Grady W (2019). Enabling control in a radically decentralized organization. Qualitative Research in Accounting & Management, 16 (2), 224-251. 10.1108/QRAM-07-2017-0065
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/48218
  • Malmmose, M., & O’Grady W (2018). A comparative study of Denmark and New Zealand’s national health targets. Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice, 20 (3), 237-252. 10.1080/13876988.2017.1286020
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/42183
  • Spraakman, G., O'Grady WM, Akroyd, C., & Askarany, D. (2018). ERP Systems and Management Accounting: New Understandings through "Nudging" in Qualitative Research. Journal of Accounting and Organizational Change, 14 (2), 120-127. 10.1108/JAOC-06-2016-0038
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Davood Askarany
  • O'Grady W, & Biswas, S. S. (2017). Dynamic development of carbon reduction strategy and performance measurement systems. International Journal of Critical Accounting, 9 (5/6), 371-392. 10.1504/IJCA.2017.090583
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Sharlene Biswas
  • O'Grady WM, Akroyd, C., & Scott, I. (2017). Beyond budgeting: Distinguishing modes of adaptive performance management. Advances in Management Accounting, 29, 33-53. 10.1108/S1474-787120170000029003
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/39973
  • O'Grady W, Morlidge, S., & Rouse, P. (2016). Evaluating the completeness and effectiveness of management control systems with cybernetic tools. Management Accounting Research, 33, 1-15. 10.1016/j.mar.2016.02.003
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Paul Rouse
  • O'Grady W, & Akroyd, C. (2016). The MCS package in a non-budgeting organisation: a case study of Mainfreight. Qualitative Research in Accounting and Management, 13 (1), 2-30. 10.1108/QRAM-09-2014-0056
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/30246


Contact details

Primary office location

Level P1, Room P101A
New Zealand

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