Dr Tammy Zunker

Dr Tammy Zunker

Lecturer in Business

Tammy Zunker oversees AC’s business programs. Before coming to AC, she taught for several years at Bond University, and was Executive HR Manager for a large Christian school with over 900 staff. She has expertise in accounting, finance, human resources and governance, with particular research interests in corporate disclosure practices, social responsibility reporting, and sports governance.

Qualifications

Ph.D (Bond University)
Dissertation Title Determinants of the Voluntary Disclosure of Employee Information in Annual Reports: An Application of Stakeholder Theory 2011

MCom (Bond University) 2007

Field of Research

Accounting, Auditing and Accountability

Journal Articles

  • 2023
    • Zunker, T.; Kent P.; Weerasinghe, A. (2023). Do CEO and Board Benevolence Influence Corporate Employee-related Disclosures and Financial Reporting Quality. , .
    • Zunker, T.; Kent, P. (2023). Trade Union Membership and Voluntary Employee Related Disclosures. Accounting Research Journal, .
  • 2020
    • Zunker, T.; Kent, P. (2020). Employee disclosures in the grocery industry before the COVID-19 pandemic. Accounting and Finance Journal, .
  • 2015
    • Zunker, T.; Kent, P. (2015). A Stakeholder Analysis of Employee Disclosures in Annual Reports. Accounting and Finance Journal, .
  • 2013
    • Zunker, T.; Kent, P. (2013). Determinants of the Voluntary Disclosure of Employee Information in Annual Reports: An Application of Legitimacy Theory. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, .

Internal and External Grants

  • 2016
    • Bond University Internal PRME Ethics Research Grant, $5000, Bond University
  • 2015
    • AFAANZ Research Grant, $2500, Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand
  • 2011
    • Bond University Vice-Chancellor’s Research Grant Scheme, $12000, Bond Univeristy
  • 2010
    • AFAANZ Research Grant, $4890, Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand

Presentations

  • 2018
    • (with Kent, P.) Voluntary Employee Related Disclosures in Small Business. (2018), Accounting and Finance Association, Australian and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Annual Conference., Australia, 02 Jul 2018
  • 2016
    • (with Kent, P) Voluntary Employee Related Disclosures in Small Business. (2016), 28th Asian-Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues., Maui, USA, 06 Nov 2016
  • 2015
    • (with Birt, J., Fenech, J.P. and Turner, M.) Are scandals in Australian sporting clubs associated with shortcomings in governance practices? (2015), Sports Management Association of Australia and New Zealand (SMAANZ) Annual Conference, Hobart, Australia, 25 Nov 2015
    • (with Kent, P.) The Power of Employee Stakeholders on Human Resource Disclosure by Australian Companies. (2015), 27th Asian-Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues., Gold Coast, Australia, 01 Nov 2015
    • (with Kent, P.) Trade Union Membership and Voluntary Employee Related Disclosures. (2015), Accounting and Finance Association, Australian and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Annual Conference, Hobart, Australia, 05 Jul 2015

Professional Memberships

Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) (since 2024)

Bond University Women’s Network (BUWN) (since 2024)

CAANZ Australia (since 2024)

CPA Australia (since 2024)

European Accounting Association (EAA) (since 2024)

Financial Research Network (FIRN) (since 2024)

Completed Supervision

  • 2017
    • Mulyadi, M., Corporate governance web disclosure in South East Asia (Doctoral Thesis)

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