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Jayalakshmy Ramachandran

Associate Professor of Auditing and Accounting, Faculty of Social Sciences


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    Malaysia Campus
    Jalan Broga
    43500 Semenyih
    Selangor Darul Ehsan
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Dr Jayalakshmy Ramachandran is Associate Professor of Auditing and Accounting. Jaya received her doctorate in Management (Auditing) from Multimedia University, Malaysia. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. She is also a Chartered Accountant with the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. Additionally, she is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK). Her research interests are in the area of Governance and Ethics, Risk Management and Forensic Audit . She has worked on a number of funded projects in the area of risk management as well as governance and ethics. She has published articles in peer-reviewed journals, like Managerial Auditing Journal, Managerial Finance Journal as well as in practitioners journals.

Teaching Summary

Jaya's teaching interests are in the area of Financial reporting, Audit Governance and Scandals as well as Strategic Business Management. She is currently teaching Financial Reporting for… read more

Research Summary

Jaya is currently involved in two major projects

1. Developing an ethics self evaluation tool-kit for ethical culture in listed companies. This is a fully funded project under the Fundamental research grant scheme funded by the Ministry of higher education

2. Testing whether investment by responsible international investors can reduce bribery and corruption in Least developed countries

Selected Publications

  • JAYALAKSHMY, SEETHARAMAN and MARAPPAN, 2008. Choose to be an auditor or a consultant Corporate Ownership and Control. 6(1), 341-354
  • BHATT PAYAL and RAMACHANDRAN JAYALAKSHMY, 2010. Extent of Environmental disclosures – A Case of sensitive industries in Singapore and Malaysia Corporate ownership and control. 7(4), 170-182
  • JAYALAKSHMY RAMACHANDRAN and RAMAIYER SUBRAMANIAM, 2011. An Empirical study on the Auditors' 'true and fair' view reporting. In: ZHU ZHENG, ed., International proceeding of Computer Science and Information Technology 1st edition. 20. IACSIT Press. 277-282
  • JAYALAKSHMY RAMACHANDRAN and RAMAIYER SUBRAMANIAN, 2011. A theoretical study on the role of internal auditors in ensuring effective corporate governance In: International conference on emerging trends practices in Management. 210-214

Jaya is presently the Deputy Director for Undergraduate Programs overseeing the Finance Accounting and Management Program in specific.

Jaya's teaching interests are in the area of Financial reporting, Audit Governance and Scandals as well as Strategic Business Management. She is currently teaching Financial Reporting for Undergraduate students as well as Audit Governance and Scandals for third year undergraduate students. She also teaches Audit and Assurance as well as Strategic Business Management for Professional Accountancy program

Past Research

1. Developing a tax risk managment framework for ethical tax compliance in listed companies in Malaysia

2. Cognitive dissonance impact of GST implementation in Malaysia

Both the above were funded projects

Future Research

Future research idea includes

1. Use of Artificial intelligence to predict governance failures in companies

2. The need for Flexible work arrangement for academics in Malaysia

3. Learning effectiveness and impact on educational ethics as a result of online classes.

Nottingham University Business School

University of Nottingham Malaysia
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