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Pacific Business Journal Articles

Below is a selection of Pacific journal articles. Please contact Kim or Caroline for a more comprehensive list

Colonialism

 

Accounting

  • Finau, G. (2020). Imagining the future of social and environmental accounting research for Pacific Small Island Developing States. Social and Environmental Accountability Journal, 40(1), 42-52. https://doi.org/10.1080/0969160X.2020.1719171 
  • Finau, G., & Chand, S. (2023). Resistance is fertile: A Bourdieusian analysis of accounting and land reform in Fiji. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 91, 102435. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpa.2022.102435 
  • Finau, G., Jacobs, K., & Chand, S. (2019). Agents of alienation: Accountants and the land grab of Papua New Guinea. Accounting, Auditing, & Accountability, 32(5), 1558-1584.  https://doi.org/10.1108/AAAJ-10-2017-3185
  • Finau, G., & Scobie, M. (2022). Old ways and new means: Indigenous accountings during and beyond the pandemic. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 35(1), 74-84. https://doi.org/10.1108/AAAJ-08-2020-4753
  • Fukofuka, P., Fargher, N. and Wang, Z. (2014). The influence of sunk costs, personal responsibility and culture on the tendency of accountants to facilitate escalation of commitment. Pacific Accounting Review, 26(3), 374-3911. https://doi.org/10.1108/PAR-12-2012-0065
  • Fukofuka, P., & Jacobs, K. (2018). Accounting as capital and doxa: Exploring power and resistance in World Bank projects in Tonga. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 31(2), 608-625. https://doi.org/10.1108/AAAJ-10-2015-2257
  • Hauriasi, A., & Davey, H. (2009). Accounting and culture: The case of Solomon Islands. Pacific Accounting Review, 21(3), 228-259. https://doi.org/10.1108/01140580911012494
  • Kuma, C., Fukofuka, P., & Yong, S. (2023). Accounting and religious influence in the Seventh Day Adventist church in the Pacific Islands. Pacific Accounting Review, 35(5), 773-799. https://doi.org/10.1108/PAR-03-2021-0040
  • Scobie, M., Finau, G., & Hallenbeck, J. (2021). Land, land banks and land back: Accounting, social reproduction and indigenous resurgence. Environment and Planning.308518. https://doi.org/10.1177/0308518X211060842

  • Alam, M., Lawrence, S., & Nandan, R. (2004). Accounting for economic development in the context of post-colonialism: The Fijian experience. Critical Perspectives on Accounting, 15(1), 135-157. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1045-2354(03)00006-6
  • Dixon, K. (2012, October 18-19). Functionings of accounting in the rulership and rule transplanted from the Atlantic to the Pacific [Paper presentation]. Democracy in the Pacific. Christchurch, New Zealand. https://hdl.handle.net/10092/17651
  • Dixon, K. (2018, December 7-12). The "inequal" consequences of applications of accounting technologies to I-Nikunau. [Paper presentation]. 12th European Society for Oceanists Conference ‘Dealing with Inequality: Pacific perspectives, Pacific futures’. Cambridge, England. http://hdl.handle.net/10092/17651
  • Yong, S. (2019). Pride or prejudice: Accounting and Polynesian entrepreneurs. Pacific Accounting Review, 31(2), 182-207. https://doi.org/10.1108/PAR-10-2017-0084

 

Entrepreneurship

  • Farrelly, T. A., & Vudiniabola, A. T. (2013). Kerekere and indigenous social entrepreneurship. Sites, 10(2), 1–29. https://doi.org/10.11157/sites-vol10iss2id243 
  • Scheyvens, R., Banks, G., Meo-Sewabu, L., & Decena, T. (2017). Indigenous entrepreneurship on customary land in the Pacific: Measuring sustainability. Journal of Management & Organization, 23(6), 774-785. https://doi.org/10.1017/jmo.2017.67
  • Scheyvens, R., Banks, G., Vunibola, S., Steven, H., & Meo-Sewabu, L. (2020). Business serves society: Successful locally-driven development on customary land in the South Pacific. Geoforum, 112, 52-62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2020.03.012
  • Vunibola, S., Steven, H., & Scobie, M. (2022). Indigenous enterprise on customary lands: Diverse economies of surplus. Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 63(1), 40-52. https://doi.org/10.1111/apv.12326

 

Case Studies

  • Garnevska, E., Joseph, H., & Kingi, T. (2014). Development and challenges of cocoa cooperatives in Papua New Guinea: Case of Manus province. Asia Pacific Business Review, 20(3), 419-438. https://doi.org/10.1080/13602381.2014.931046
  • Gray, B. J., Duncan, S., Kirkwood, J., & Walton, S. (2014). Encouraging sustainable entrepreneurship in climate-threatened communities: A Samoan case study. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, 26(5-6), 401-430. https://doi.org/10.1080/08985626.2014.922622
  • Movono, A., & Dahles, H. (2017). Female empowerment and tourism: A focus on businesses in a Fijian village. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 22(6), 681-692. https://doi.org/10.1080/10941665.2017.1308397
  • Prescott, S. M. & Hooper, K. (2015, December). Governance in small Pacific businesses: Tongan business cases [Paper presentation]. Auckland Regional Accounting Conference, Auckland, New Zealand.    https://hdl.handle.net/10652/3266 
  • Vunibola, S., & Scheyvens, R. (2023). Strategies for success of indigenous businesses on customary land: Case studies of three Itaukei (indigenous Fijian) enterprises. AlterNative, 19(3), 646-655. https://doi.org/10.1177/11771801231193594