Ashish Varma

Ashish Varma

Associate Professor

Area: Finance
DOJ: 18-10-2007

Brief Profile

Ashish investigates how actors create and consume accounting information.  His work explores dimensions underpinning the accounting choices, processes and outcomes, which have relevance for multiple stakeholders, in multiple contexts. Ashish delivers a specialized accounting seminar course “Framing Accounting and Audit Research” to Doctoral candidate(s) in IMT Ghaziabad.

Ashish’s current projects contribute to the managerial accounting and control literature which intersects with ‘sustainability’ and ‘digitalization’ initiatives of firms. He contributes to the conversation surrounding technology in accounting information processing and managerial decision making. His research draws upon multiple theories and frameworks and he uses both Qualitative methods and Quantitative methods to investigate the phenomenon of interest.

Ashish’s prior works have been published in prestigious journals such as Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal (AAAJ; ABDC= A*; Scopus), International Journal of Digital Accounting Research (IJDAR; ABDC=B; Scopus) Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting (JFRA; ABDC= C; Scopus), Journal of Management and Governance (JMG; ABDC=C; Scopus), International Journal of Organizational Analysis (IJOA; ABDC=B; Scopus), International journal of Management and Decision Making (IJMDM; Scopus) etc.

In his prior works he has studied the interplay of managerial actions, perception, judgement, preferences on firm level, department level and individuals operating performance in the context of emerging markets.

Besides journal articles, Ashish also authors Teaching cases for class discussion amongst MBA students which have been published by The Case Centre, UK and E.T Cases and have been used as teaching resource in top ranked business schools in Europe and Asia. Ashish contributes articles on contemporary themes for the practising accounting professionals as well.

Ashish’s teaching is informed by his research and he delivers courses on Financial Accounting, Management Accounting and ‘Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring’ to Masters level students.


FCMA: Fellow member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (
Ph.D ( Corporate Governance)
PGDM (Finance) FORE School of Management, New Delhi.


23 years in Academia after a short stint in banking during his initial career.

Research Interests

Digitalization and design of management control systems
Sustainability Accounting research and firm competitiveness.
Pedagogical research in the Accounting domain

MDP/Executive Education

Training sessions for JARO Education, NIIT Imperia, ONGC, AMDOCS etc.
Awarded ‘Best Speaker’ by Institute of Cost Accountants of India in 2004-05 in the 46th Annual General Meeting held in The Constitution Club of India, New Delhi.
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