Dr. Davood Askarany is a leading researcher in the area of diffusion of management accounting innovations in New Zealand. He has successfully received funding for and conducted major research projects in this area within Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the Middle East. His research and professional interests primarily rest in the diffusion of innovation, management accounting, organizational change, performance measurement, and diffusion theory.
He has published extensively in these areas for both academic and professional outlets. Davood has authored over 40 academic papers, including publications in International Journal of Production and Economics, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, International Journal of Accounting, Automation in Construction, The International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance, Thunderbird International Business Review, Managerial Auditing Journal, and the Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology. Among several quality-assured journal papers, he has published 6 A* and A papers (based on – ABCD ranking). Davood has also served as an editorial board member and a primary reviewer of more than 20 international journals such as the International Journal of Production and Economics, Group and Organization Management, and the Journal of Accounting and Organizational Change