waweru


Nelson Waweru

School of Administrative Studies

Associate Professor

Office: Atkinson College, 255
Phone: (416)736-2100 Ext: 30326
Email: waweru@yorku.ca


Professor Waweru received his PhD in Management Accounting from the University of Cape Town . Prior to his appointment as Professor of Accounting to the School of Administrative Studies, Atkinson Faculty of Liberal and Professional Studies, at York University, Professor Waweru was a lecturer at the University of Nairobi, and a Professor of Accounting and Finance for the United States International University, Africa.

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He is the author of several published papers. Professor Waweru is a member of the American Accounting Association (AAA), the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Ontario(CMA), and the Exclusive Literati Club (UK). In addition, he is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Accounting and Finance and a reviewer for the South African Journal of Accounting Research. Professor Waweru’s current research is a survey of performance measurement systems in Canadian government departments and agencies and Corporate Governance in Africa.

Degrees

Ph.D. (Accounting), University of Cape Town
MBA (Accounting and Finance), University of Nairobi
B.comm (Accounting), University of Nairobi

Professional Leadership

Professional Organizations

August 2008- date: Certified Management Accountants of Canada (CMA)
2007- Date: Allied Academies- Academy of Accounting and Finance Studies
2005 to 2006: Professional Standards committee-Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)
2002-date: American Accounting Association (AAA)

Research Interests

Accounting , Financial and Monetary Systems, Management Control Systems, Corporate Governance practices in Developing Countries, Adoption of Contemporary Management Accounting Practices, Accounting
Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Marcela, P. and Waweru, N. M., (2010). Argento Dairy in Schomberg, ON, IMA Educational Case Journal, Vol. 3(1) March, 2010.

2010

Waweru, N. M. and Karani M.V., (2009). Commercial Banking Crisis in Kenya: Courses and Remedies, African Journal of Accounting, Economics, Finance and Banking Research, Vol. 4(4), 12-33.

2009

Waweru N. M,. Gelinas, P and Uliana, E (2009). Executive Compensation Schemes in the Banking Industry: a comparative study between a developed country and an emerging economy, Academy of Accounting, and Finance Studies Journal, Vol. 13( 1),13-28.

2009

Waweru, N. M and Porporato, M. (2008) . Calzados Pezutti Sociedada Anonima (CalPe SA), IMA Educational Case Journal, Vol. 1 (2).

2008

Waweru N. M., and Porporato. M (2008). Performance measurement practices in Canadian Government Departments. a Survey, International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation Vol. 5(2, 183-202).

2008

Waweru, N. M. (2008) Predicting Change in Management Accounting Systems: the effects of competitive strategies, Global Journal of Business Research, Vol. 2 (1), 25-42.

2008

Waweru, N. M. and Uliana, E (2008). Predicting Changes in Management Accounting Systems. A Contingent Approach, Problems and Perspectives in Management, Vol.6 (2), 72-84.

2008

Waweru, N. M. and Ndungu P. (2008) Relationship between increase in dividend payments and future earnings of companies quoted in the Nairobi Stock Exchange. The Business Management Review Journal; Vol. 10 (1) 26-43.

2008

Waweru, N. M., Munyoki, E and Uliana, E. (2008) . The effects of behavioural factors in investment decision-making: a survey of institutional investors operating at the Nairobi Stock Exchange, International Journal of Business and Emerging Markets Vol. 1 (1), 18-41.

2008

Parkinson, J.M and Waweru, N. M. (2008) The Nairobi Stock Exchange and New Equity Capital: 1998 to 2004, Journal of International Business Research, Vol. 7(2)75-88.

2008

Waweru, N. M. and Basindike L. Sayi. (2007) . A Comparative Study of the Efficiency of Treasury Bill Auctions as Measured by Expectation Theory of Term Structure of Interest Rates in Kenya, Tanzania and USA, Economics, Management and Financial Markets Journal, 2, (2), 37-81.

2007

Waweru, N. M. and KithinJi, (2007). A Merger Restructuring and Financial Performance of Commercial banks in Kenya. Economic, Management and Financial Markets Journal, 2 (4), 9-39.

2007

Waweru, N. M., Hoque, Z and Uliana, E. (2005) . Management Accounting Practices in South Africa. International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation, Vol.2(3): 226-262.

2005

Waweru, N. M. and Uliana, E. (2005) . Predictors of Management Accounting Change in South Africa. Evidence from five retail companies South African Journal of Accounting Research, 19 (1):37-71.

2005

Waweru, N.M., Hoque, Z and Uliana, E. (2004) . Management Accounting Change in South African: Case Studies from retail Services. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal Vol.17 No 5, 675-705.

2004

Waweru, N. M., Kamasara,V.O and Anyagu, M. (2003) . Management Accounting Practices in Kenyan. A Survey. University of Nairobi Journal of Management, Vol. 6 May/September, 67-90.

2003

Conference Papers

Publication
Year

Waweru, N. M. and Spraakman, G. (2010) . The Appropriateness of Performance Measurement Systems in the Services Sector: Case Studies from the Micro Finance Sector in Kenya, Paper presented during the American Accounting Association, Management Accounting Section Conference, 6-9 January 2010, Seattle, WA, USA.

2010

Waweru, N. M. and Porporato, M. Argento Dairy in Schomberg. ASAC 2009 Case Track, Niagara Falls 5th-7th June, 2009.

2009

Waweru, N. M, Riro J.K and Uliana E. Audit committees and corporate governance in a developing country, Paper presented at the AAA Management Accounting Conference 8-11 January, 2009 Florida, USA.

2009

Waweru, N. M. and Parkinson, J.M. Dividend Policy: Some evidence from the Nairobi Stock Exchange, Paper Presented during the 7th annual international conference on business: accounting – finance – management – marketing 6-9 July 2009, Athens, Greece.

2009

Waweru, N. M. and Uliana, E. Transfer pricing in an imperfect market; A Case of Productivity Accounting Paper presented at the AAA Management Accounting Conference 8-11 January, 2009 Florida USA.

2009

Waweru, N. M and Riro, J.K. Audit committees and Corporate Governance in Kenya. Paper presented at the Global Academy of business and Economic Research International Conference, Houston, Texas, March 19-20, 2008. Waweru, N. M also acted as the accounting session Chair.

2008

Waweru, N. M and Porporato, M. “Case: Calzados Pezzutti SA”, American Accounting Association, Management Accounting Section Mid Year Meeting, Long Beach, CA, January 8-11, 2008.

2008

Waweru, N. M, and Marcela, P. 2008. Performance measurement practices in Canadian Government Departments. a Survey: Paper presented at the AAA Management Accounting Conference 8-11 January, 2008 Los Angeles USA.

2008

Waweru, N. M and Parkinson, J.M. The Nairobi Stock Exchange and New Equity Capital: 1998 to 2004. Paper Presented at the Allied Academies’ Spring International Conference, Tunica, Mississippi, April 2-5, 2008.

2008

Waweru, N. M and Porporato, M. A. Case Study: Calzados Pezzutti SA. ASAC 2007 Case Track, Ottawa 2-3 June, 2007.

2007

Waweru, N. M., Munyoki, E and Uliana, E. 2007: The effects of behavioral factors in investment decision making: a survey of institutional investors operating at the Nairobi Stock Exchange. Paper presented at the Fourth Annual Corporate Reporting & Governance Conference, September 18-20, Los Angeles, USA.

2007

Waweru, N. M., Hoque, Z and Uliana, E. 2005. A Survey of Management Accounting Practices in South Africa. Paper presented at the IAS of the American Accounting Association Mid Year conference in January 4-5, 2005- Texas USA.

2005

Waweru, N. M., Hoque, Z and Uliana, E. Management Accounting Practices in South Africa. Research paper presented at the Emerging Financial Markets Conference-Sydney-Australia on 27th May 2004.

2004

Forthcoming

Publication
Year

Waweru, N. M. (2010) . The Origin and Evolution of Management Accounting: a review of the theoretical framework, Problems and Perspectives in Management Journal (forthcoming).

2010



Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2019 AP/ADMS2500 3.0 E Introduction to Financial Accounting ONLN
Winter 2020 GS/FACC6200 3.0 M Performance Measurement Systems LECT


Professor Waweru received his PhD in Management Accounting from the University of Cape Town . Prior to his appointment as Professor of Accounting to the School of Administrative Studies, Atkinson Faculty of Liberal and Professional Studies, at York University, Professor Waweru was a lecturer at the University of Nairobi, and a Professor of Accounting and Finance for the United States International University, Africa.

He is the author of several published papers. Professor Waweru is a member of the American Accounting Association (AAA), the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Ontario(CMA), and the Exclusive Literati Club (UK). In addition, he is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Accounting and Finance and a reviewer for the South African Journal of Accounting Research. Professor Waweru’s current research is a survey of performance measurement systems in Canadian government departments and agencies and Corporate Governance in Africa.

Degrees

Ph.D. (Accounting), University of Cape Town
MBA (Accounting and Finance), University of Nairobi
B.comm (Accounting), University of Nairobi

Professional Leadership

Professional Organizations

August 2008- date: Certified Management Accountants of Canada (CMA)
2007- Date: Allied Academies- Academy of Accounting and Finance Studies
2005 to 2006: Professional Standards committee-Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)
2002-date: American Accounting Association (AAA)

Research Interests

Accounting , Financial and Monetary Systems, Management Control Systems, Corporate Governance practices in Developing Countries, Adoption of Contemporary Management Accounting Practices, Accounting

All Publications


Journal Articles

Publication
Year

Marcela, P. and Waweru, N. M., (2010). Argento Dairy in Schomberg, ON, IMA Educational Case Journal, Vol. 3(1) March, 2010.

2010

Waweru, N. M. and Karani M.V., (2009). Commercial Banking Crisis in Kenya: Courses and Remedies, African Journal of Accounting, Economics, Finance and Banking Research, Vol. 4(4), 12-33.

2009

Waweru N. M,. Gelinas, P and Uliana, E (2009). Executive Compensation Schemes in the Banking Industry: a comparative study between a developed country and an emerging economy, Academy of Accounting, and Finance Studies Journal, Vol. 13( 1),13-28.

2009

Waweru, N. M and Porporato, M. (2008) . Calzados Pezutti Sociedada Anonima (CalPe SA), IMA Educational Case Journal, Vol. 1 (2).

2008

Waweru N. M., and Porporato. M (2008). Performance measurement practices in Canadian Government Departments. a Survey, International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation Vol. 5(2, 183-202).

2008

Waweru, N. M. (2008) Predicting Change in Management Accounting Systems: the effects of competitive strategies, Global Journal of Business Research, Vol. 2 (1), 25-42.

2008

Waweru, N. M. and Uliana, E (2008). Predicting Changes in Management Accounting Systems. A Contingent Approach, Problems and Perspectives in Management, Vol.6 (2), 72-84.

2008

Waweru, N. M. and Ndungu P. (2008) Relationship between increase in dividend payments and future earnings of companies quoted in the Nairobi Stock Exchange. The Business Management Review Journal; Vol. 10 (1) 26-43.

2008

Waweru, N. M., Munyoki, E and Uliana, E. (2008) . The effects of behavioural factors in investment decision-making: a survey of institutional investors operating at the Nairobi Stock Exchange, International Journal of Business and Emerging Markets Vol. 1 (1), 18-41.

2008

Parkinson, J.M and Waweru, N. M. (2008) The Nairobi Stock Exchange and New Equity Capital: 1998 to 2004, Journal of International Business Research, Vol. 7(2)75-88.

2008

Waweru, N. M. and Basindike L. Sayi. (2007) . A Comparative Study of the Efficiency of Treasury Bill Auctions as Measured by Expectation Theory of Term Structure of Interest Rates in Kenya, Tanzania and USA, Economics, Management and Financial Markets Journal, 2, (2), 37-81.

2007

Waweru, N. M. and KithinJi, (2007). A Merger Restructuring and Financial Performance of Commercial banks in Kenya. Economic, Management and Financial Markets Journal, 2 (4), 9-39.

2007

Waweru, N. M., Hoque, Z and Uliana, E. (2005) . Management Accounting Practices in South Africa. International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation, Vol.2(3): 226-262.

2005

Waweru, N. M. and Uliana, E. (2005) . Predictors of Management Accounting Change in South Africa. Evidence from five retail companies South African Journal of Accounting Research, 19 (1):37-71.

2005

Waweru, N.M., Hoque, Z and Uliana, E. (2004) . Management Accounting Change in South African: Case Studies from retail Services. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal Vol.17 No 5, 675-705.

2004

Waweru, N. M., Kamasara,V.O and Anyagu, M. (2003) . Management Accounting Practices in Kenyan. A Survey. University of Nairobi Journal of Management, Vol. 6 May/September, 67-90.

2003

Conference Papers

Publication
Year

Waweru, N. M. and Spraakman, G. (2010) . The Appropriateness of Performance Measurement Systems in the Services Sector: Case Studies from the Micro Finance Sector in Kenya, Paper presented during the American Accounting Association, Management Accounting Section Conference, 6-9 January 2010, Seattle, WA, USA.

2010

Waweru, N. M. and Porporato, M. Argento Dairy in Schomberg. ASAC 2009 Case Track, Niagara Falls 5th-7th June, 2009.

2009

Waweru, N. M, Riro J.K and Uliana E. Audit committees and corporate governance in a developing country, Paper presented at the AAA Management Accounting Conference 8-11 January, 2009 Florida, USA.

2009

Waweru, N. M. and Parkinson, J.M. Dividend Policy: Some evidence from the Nairobi Stock Exchange, Paper Presented during the 7th annual international conference on business: accounting – finance – management – marketing 6-9 July 2009, Athens, Greece.

2009

Waweru, N. M. and Uliana, E. Transfer pricing in an imperfect market; A Case of Productivity Accounting Paper presented at the AAA Management Accounting Conference 8-11 January, 2009 Florida USA.

2009

Waweru, N. M and Riro, J.K. Audit committees and Corporate Governance in Kenya. Paper presented at the Global Academy of business and Economic Research International Conference, Houston, Texas, March 19-20, 2008. Waweru, N. M also acted as the accounting session Chair.

2008

Waweru, N. M and Porporato, M. “Case: Calzados Pezzutti SA”, American Accounting Association, Management Accounting Section Mid Year Meeting, Long Beach, CA, January 8-11, 2008.

2008

Waweru, N. M, and Marcela, P. 2008. Performance measurement practices in Canadian Government Departments. a Survey: Paper presented at the AAA Management Accounting Conference 8-11 January, 2008 Los Angeles USA.

2008

Waweru, N. M and Parkinson, J.M. The Nairobi Stock Exchange and New Equity Capital: 1998 to 2004. Paper Presented at the Allied Academies’ Spring International Conference, Tunica, Mississippi, April 2-5, 2008.

2008

Waweru, N. M and Porporato, M. A. Case Study: Calzados Pezzutti SA. ASAC 2007 Case Track, Ottawa 2-3 June, 2007.

2007

Waweru, N. M., Munyoki, E and Uliana, E. 2007: The effects of behavioral factors in investment decision making: a survey of institutional investors operating at the Nairobi Stock Exchange. Paper presented at the Fourth Annual Corporate Reporting & Governance Conference, September 18-20, Los Angeles, USA.

2007

Waweru, N. M., Hoque, Z and Uliana, E. 2005. A Survey of Management Accounting Practices in South Africa. Paper presented at the IAS of the American Accounting Association Mid Year conference in January 4-5, 2005- Texas USA.

2005

Waweru, N. M., Hoque, Z and Uliana, E. Management Accounting Practices in South Africa. Research paper presented at the Emerging Financial Markets Conference-Sydney-Australia on 27th May 2004.

2004

Forthcoming

Publication
Year

Waweru, N. M. (2010) . The Origin and Evolution of Management Accounting: a review of the theoretical framework, Problems and Perspectives in Management Journal (forthcoming).

2010



Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall 2019 AP/ADMS2500 3.0 E Introduction to Financial Accounting ONLN
Winter 2020 GS/FACC6200 3.0 M Performance Measurement Systems LECT