Dr. Ashish Varma, Ph.D is a member of the finance area at IMT Ghaziabad.
Ashish investigates the behavioral dimensions underpinning the accounting choices, processes and outcomes which have a bearing on multiple stakeholders, in multiple contexts. He contributes to the managerial accounting research space wherein he studies the impact of managerial attitudes, perception, judgement and preferences on firm level and department level, operating performance in the context of emerging markets. His current area of interest is the influence of digitalization on management control systems applications, on firm sustainability and individual’s performance.
His research draws upon both psychology theories and economic theories wherein he uses both Qualitative methods and Quantitative methods to investigate the phenomenon of interest. In some of his works he has used bibliometric analysis and experiments as well. His prior works have been published in the Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting, Journal of Management and Governance, International journal of Organizational Analysis, International journal of Management and Decision Making etc.
Ashish also authors teaching cases for class discussion amongst MBA students and contributes articles on contemporary themes for the practising accounting professionals.
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 ( www.icmai.in)
Ph.D ( Corporate Governance)
PGDM (Finance) FORE School of Management, New Delhi.
21 years in Academia after a short stint in banking during my initial career.
Digitalization, management control systems applications and firm sustainability.
Behavioral Accounting research;
Pedagogical research in the Accounting domain
Training sessions for JARO Education, NIIT Imperia, ONGC, AMDOCS etc.