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Prof Philip Shrives


Department: Newcastle Business School

 Phillip Shrives

Philip is Professor of Accounting and Corporate Governance at Newcastle Business School and has been Head of the Department of Accounting and Financial Management since 2012.  The Accounting unit within that department is one of ten schools outside of North America holding AACSB accreditation for both Business and Accounting. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant having trained with the firm now known as EY. His research has been widely published in journals such as The British Accounting Review, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, The Journal of Accounting Literature and The International Journal of Accounting. He is on the editorial board of Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal. Philip has supervised a number of doctoral students and has examined PhDs at both UK and overseas universities. Prior to his current role Philip was Director of Academic Staff Development. 

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City Campus East Building 1, Room 445
Northumbria University
Newcastle upon Tyne


  • PhD August 01 2011
  • PhD April 08 1991
  • MA January 01 1987
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2015
  • Fellow Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAEW) 1983

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Examining the link between religion and corporate governance: insights from Nigeria, Nakpodia, F., Shrives, P., Sorour, K. 1 May 2020, In: Business & Society
  • Risk reporting: A review of the literature and implications for future research, Elshandidy, T., Shrives, P., Bamber, M., Abraham, S. Jun 2018, In: Journal of Accounting Literature
  • Explanations for corporate governance non-compliance: A rhetorical analysis, Shrives, P., Brennan, N. Dec 2017, In: Critical Perspectives on Accounting
  • Insights into corporate governance and risk: Exploring systems from Germany, the United States and the United Kingdom, Devine, A., Shrives, P. 27 Mar 2017, The Routledge Companion to Accounting and Risk, Abingdon, Taylor & Francis
  • Consultation in the Policy Process: Douglasian Cultural Theory and the development of accounting regulation in the face of crisis, Linsley, P., McMurray, R., Shrives, P. Dec 2016, In: Public Administration
  • Environmental incentives for and usefulness of textual risk reporting: Evidence from Germany, Elshandidy, T., Shrives, P. Dec 2016, In: The International Journal of Accounting
  • A typology for exploring the quality of explanations for non-compliance with UK corporate governance regulations, Shrives, P., Brennan, N. Mar 2015, In: The British Accounting Review
  • Douglasian cultural dialogues and the Financial Reporting Council complexity project, Linsley, P., Shrives, P. 1 Dec 2014, In: Critical Perspectives on Accounting
  • Improving the relevance of risk factor disclosure in corporate annual reports, Abraham, S., Shrives, P. Mar 2014, In: The British Accounting Review
  • Analysis of corporate governance disputes in the Russian context: a case study of TNK-BP, Stepanov, R., Shrives, P. Sep 2013

PGR Supervision

  • Mary Wilson Start: 01/10/2015
  • Helen Watson A grounded theory of reconstructing public sector audit Start: 06/10/2014
  • Princess Bwanya A quantitative investigation into the business case for diversity in the boardroom: A multi-theory framework Start: 01/09/2014
  • Anthony Devine An Exploration of Governance Arrangements and the Succession Process Within Family Businesses Start: 24/01/2011
  • BJOERN LESCHNY Regulatory compliance in the global pharmaceutical industry. Interactions between industry representatives and health care professionals in Germany and the USA: A case study Start: 06/08/2012


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