John Austin Currie

Lecturer Bar/College Lecturer B.Comm., M.B.S.,

Contact Details

Lecturer Bar/College Lecturer
Dept. of Accountancy & Finance
Room 377
Cairnes Building
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 3884
E: john.currie@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

John Currie is a lecturer in Accounting and Director of the Master of Accounting program at NUI Galway. He is a graduate of NUI Galway and University College Dublin. He has been a lecturer at University College Cork and a visiting lecturer at several European universities. He also has significant experience of working with small businesses in Ireland and Poland. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA). He sets examination papers (at final professional level) for the Instuitute of Certified Public Accountants and is external examiner at a number of third level institutions.

His main teaching interests are in management accounting at masters and final year undergraduate levels. He has participated in successful research funding applications to the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. He is author or co-author of 10 refereed publications (as of December 2010), most recently in aspects of strategic management accounting.
 

Selected Publications:

Bane, S., & Currie, J. (2011). Strategies and procedures for risk management in professional accounting firms: A case study. Journal of the Institute of Management and Information Science, Vol. 11, No. 2, July 2011, pp. 7-17. [ARTICLE]
http://www.nuigalway.ie/acc/staff/john_currie/index.html

Currie, J. & Murphy, N. (2009). Factors motivating the introduction of an activity-based costing system: A case study. Journal of the Institute of Management and Information Science, Vol. 9, No. 2, July 2009, pp. 59-67. [ARTICLE]

http://www.nuigalway.ie/acc/staff/john_currie/index.html


Currie, J. (2008). Business strategy and website content: The case of discount grocery chains. Advances in Management, Vol. 1, No. 6, September 2008, pp. 42-47.  [ARTICLE]

http://www.nuigalway.ie/acc/staff/john_currie/index.html


Research Interests

Management accounting (including activity-based management, revenue management, and strategic management accounting).

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2009) 'Managing price as a strategic variable'
Currie, J. (2009) 'Managing price as a strategic variable'. Journal of Future Business, 3 (2):69-76 [Details]
(2009) 'Factors motivating the introduction of an activity-based costing system: A case study'
Currie, J. & Murphy, N. (2009) 'Factors motivating the introduction of an activity-based costing system: A case study'. Pratibimba Journal Of The Institute Of Management And Information Science, 9 (2):59-67 [Details]
(2011) 'Strategies and procedures for risk management in professional accounting Firms: An empirical study'
Bane, S. & Currie, J. (2011) 'Strategies and procedures for risk management in professional accounting Firms: An empirical study'. Pratibimba Journal Of The Institute Of Management And Information Science, 11 (2) [Details]
(2009) 'Managing and controlling research and development in the 21st century: The contrast with Taylor’s scientific management'
Currie, J.A. (2009) 'Managing and controlling research and development in the 21st century: The contrast with Taylor’s scientific management'. Pratibimba Journal of the Institute of Management and Information Science, 9 (1):57-64 [Details]
(2008) 'Business strategy and website content: The case of discount grocery chains'
Currie, J.A. (2008) 'Business strategy and website content: The case of discount grocery chains'. Advances in Management, 1 (6):42-47 [Details]
(1992) 'The role of quantitative models in management accounting education'
Currie, J.A. (1992) 'The role of quantitative models in management accounting education'. BRITISH ACCOUNTING REVIEW, 24 (1):3-16 [Details]
(1990) 'The development and use of an expert system to interpret an accounting standard'
Currie, J.A. (1990) 'The development and use of an expert system to interpret an accounting standard'. BRITISH ACCOUNTING REVIEW, 22 (4):311-329 [Details]
(1989) 'Capital budgeting in the management-controlled firm'
Currie, J.A. (1989) 'Capital budgeting in the management-controlled firm'. BRITISH ACCOUNTING REVIEW, 21 (3):255-266 [Details]

Books

  Year Publication
(2002) Financial shared services centres: Opportunities and challenges for the accounting profession, Certified Accountants Educational Trust London.
Cacciaguidi-Fahy, S., Currie, J., & Fahy, M. (2002) Financial shared services centres: Opportunities and challenges for the accounting profession, Certified Accountants Educational Trust London. [Details]
(1995) Deciding the future: Management accountants as decision support personnel Chartered Institute of Management Accountants London.
Currie, J.A. (1995) Deciding the future: Management accountants as decision support personnel Chartered Institute of Management Accountants London. [Details]

Workshops

  Year Publication
(1992) Decision support systems and management accounting: Current applications and future trends. Irish Accounting and Finance Association Proceedings of the Annual Conference, 1992 K. Warnock & J. F. Collins Irish Accounting Association.
Currie, J., Donnelly, R., Fahy, M., Murphy, C. (1992) Decision support systems and management accounting: Current applications and future trends. Irish Accounting and Finance Association Proceedings of the Annual Conference, 1992 K. Warnock & J. F. Collins Irish Accounting Association. Workshops [Details]

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland Examiner in Strategic Performance Management / Strategic Management Accounting /
Chartered Association of Certified Accountants Fellow /

Languages

  Language
Polish

Outreach Activities

  Description

External Examiner - Bachelor of Business, Limerick Institute of Technology (2011 to date).

External Examiner - Master of Arts in Accounting, Athlone Institute of Technology (2011 to date).


 

Teaching Interests

Management accounting (postgraduate and final year undergraduate levels). 
Examiner in Strategic Performance Management, Institute of Certified Pubic Accountants in Ireland. 

Modules Taught

  Term/Year Module Title Module Code Subject / Desc
Semester 2 Management Accounting III AY322 Final year undergraduate
Semester 2 Accounting for Management Decisions AY874 Postgraduate Diploma Group
Semester I Business Management & Finance MG331 Undergraduate (third year)
Semester I Management Accounting II AY321 Final year undergraduate
Semester I Financial Management AY505 Undergraduate (first year)
Semesters 1 & 2 Management Accounting AY528 Master of Accounting