Seleshi Sisaye

Professor of Accounting
School of Business
Accounting

937B Rockwell Hall
Phone: 412.396.6274
sisaye@duq.edu

Education:

Ph.D. & M.B.A., University of Pittsburgh. Ph.D. in the Field of Development Sociology, Cornell University. M.L.S., State University of New York at Albany. M.A. in Sociology, University of Illinois at Chicago. B.A. in Public Administration, Addis Ababa University (Formerly called Haile Sellassie I University), Ethiopia.
Biography

Seleshi Sisaye, Ph.D., Ph.D. is Professor of Accounting at Duquesne University. He holds two Ph.Ds. in Development Sociology from Cornell University and in Accounting from the University of Pittsburgh. His teaching interests are in managerial and cost accounting. He has written several scholarly books. His publications have appeared in refereed journals in accounting, international development, and management. He has presented papers at national and international conferences and published in their proceedings.

Dr. Sisaye research interests are in sustainability development and reporting, accounting innovations, and management control systems.

Publications

Articles in Journals

Sisaye, S. & Turcsanyi, J. (2013). Corporate social responsibility and its link to financial performance: Application to Johnson & Johnson, a pharmaceutical company. World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development, 10 (1), 4-18.

Sisaye, S. (2013). The Development of Sustainable Practices in Complex Organizations: Implications and Potentials for Integration into the Accounting Curriculum. World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, 9 (4), 223-245.

Sisaye, S., Christofi, A., & Christofi, P. (2012). Corporate Sustainability: Historical Development and Reporting Practices. Management Research Review, 35 (2), 157-172.

Sisaye, S. (2012). An Ecological Analysis of Four Competing Approaches to Sustainability Development: Integration from the Industrial Ecology and Ecological Anthropology Literature. World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, 8 (1), 18-35.

Sisaye, S. (2011). Ecological Systems Approaches to Sustainability and Organizational Development: Emerging Trends in Environmental and Social Accounting Reporting Systems. Leadership & Organization Development Journal, 32 (4), 379-396.

Sisaye, S. & Birnberg, J. G. (2010). Extent and Scope Dimensions of Diffusion and Adoption of Process Innovations in Management Accounting systems. International Journal of Accounting and Information Management, 18 (2), 118-139.

Sisaye, S. & Birnberg, J. G. (2010). Organizational Development and Transformational Learning Approaches in Process Innovations: A Review of the Implications to the Management Accounting Literature. Review of Accounting and Finance, 9 (4), 337-362.

Sisaye, S., Christofi, P., & Bodnar, G. (2008). The Integration of Total Quality Management into Sustainability. Internal Auditing, 23 (1), 33-39.

Sisaye, S., Christofi, P., & Bodnar, G. (2007). Micro-Socio-Sustainable TQM. Internal Auditing, 22 (1), 35-40.

Sisaye, S. (2005). Management Control Systems and Organizational Development: New Directions for Managing Work Teams. Leadership & Organization Development Journal, 26 (1), 51-61.

Sisaye, S. (2005). Teams and Management Control Systems: A Synthesis of Three Organizational Development Approaches. Leadership & Organization Development Journal, 26 (3), 172-185.

Sisaye, S., Bodnar, G., & Christofi, P. (2005). TQM and Sustainability: Insights from Environmental Resources Management. Internal Auditing, 20 (4), 27-32.

Sisaye, S., Bodnar, G., & Christofi, P. (2004). Total Quality Management and Sustainability Reporting: Lessons from Social Soundness Analysis. Internal Auditing, 19 (5), 32-39.

Sisaye, S. (2003). Process Innovation and Adaptive Institutional Change Strategies in Management Control Systems: Activity Based Costing as Administrative Innovation. Advances in Management Accounting, 11, 251-285.

Articles in Proceedings

Sisaye, S. (2015). Carbon Reporting as an Extension of Sustainability Accounting Rules. In Alan Mackelprang (Ed.), Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Annual Meeting, Houston Texas: Decision Sciences Institute (DSI).

Sisaye, S. & Birnberg, J. G. (2014). Linking Organizational Learning to Accounting Innovations and Change. Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Annual Meeting, 2014 DSI Proceedings, Decision Sciences Institute, Houston, Texas, 1-14.

Sisaye, S. & Birnberg, J. G. (2013). Accounting Innovations and Organizational Learning: Lessons from the Sociology of Adoption-Diffusion Research. Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia: Decision Science Institute.

Sisaye, S. (2012). Ecology, Sustainability Development and Accounting Reporting Systems: A Comparative Approach. Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Annual Meeting, Decision Sciences Institute, 3001-3009.

Sisaye, S., Christofi, P., & Christofi, A. (2010). The Theory and Practice of Corporate Sustainability Reporting: A Review of the Literature and Suggestions for the Future. Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Annual Meeting, 1291-1296.

Sisaye, S. (2009). Sociological Approaches to Accounting Ethics Education: Comparison of Functional-Institutional and Consequential-Conflictual Approaches. Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, Decision Sciences Institute (DSI).

Sisaye, S. & Christofi, P. (2008). Is There A Relationship Between Sustainable Reporting and Organizational Performance? An Examination of Corporate Performance Indicators. Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Annual Meeting, 39, 1031-1036.

Sisaye, S., Christofi, P., & Christofi, A. (2008). Approaches to Triple Bottom Line Reporting: Empirical Evidence. Production and Operation Management Society (POMS), San Diego, California: Production and Operations Management Society (POMS).

Sisaye, S., Christofi, P., & Christofi, A. (2007). Dow Jones Sustainability Index and Total Quality Management. Production and Operation Management Society (POMS) (Electronical Version), Production and Operation Management Society (POMS).

Sisaye, S. & Christofi, P. (2005). Environmental Resource Management: Quality and Productivity Improvement Assessment. Production and Operation Management Society (POMS).

Sisaye, S. & Christofi, P. (2004). A Social Assessment Approach to Quality and Productivity Management. Production and Operation Management Society (POMS).

Sisaye, S. & Christofi, P. (2003). Quality and Improvement Intervention Programs in Productivity Management. Production and Operation Management Society (POMS).

Paper Presentations

Sisaye, S. & Christofi, P. (2009, November). The Evolution of Quality Management and Social Soundness into Sustainability Development and Reporting. Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Sisaye, S., Christofi, P., & Christofi, A. (2009, May). The Theory and Practice of Sustainable Reporting: Corporate Reporting Applications. Production and Operation Management Society (POMS), Orlando, Florida.

Sisaye, S. (2007, November). Sociological Approaches to Diffusion Research in Management Accounting Systems. Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona.

Sisaye, S. & Christofi, P. (2007, November). Quality and Sustainability Approaches to Environmental Reporting. Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona.

Sisaye, S. & Christofi, P. (2006, May). The Social Responsibility and Sustainability of TQM. National Conference of the Production and Operation Management Society (POMS), Boston, Massachusetts.

Sisaye, S. & Christofi, P. (2005). An Environmental Resource Management Approach to Quality Improvement Assessment. Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Sisaye, S. & Birnberg, J. (2005). The Adoption and Diffusion of Innovations in Management Accounting Systems. Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Sisaye, S. & Christofi, P. (2003). Quality and Productivity Management Lessons from Social Soundness Analysis. Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Sisaye, S. (2003). The Use of Work Teams in Management Control Systems Innovation: A Cultural Systems Change Perspective. Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Books, Monographs, Compilations, Manuals

Sisaye, S. (2017). Ecology, Sustainable Development and Accounting, Paperback Edition. England, Great Britain: Routledge.

Sisaye, S. (2016). Ecology, Sustainable Development and Accounting. Milton Park, Abingdon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

Sisaye, S. (2012). An Organizational Learning Approach to Process Innovations: The Extent and Scope Dimensions of Adoption and Diffusion in Management Accounting Systems. Wagne Lane, Bngley, United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Sisaye, S. (2006). The Ecology of Management Accounting and Control Systems: Implications for Managing Teams and Work Groups in Complex Organizations. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger Publishers, An Imprint of Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc.

Sisaye, S. (2001). Organizational Change and Development in Management Control Systems: Process Innovation for Internal Auditing and Management Accounting. In M. Epstein. Amsterdam, Netherlands: JAI-An Imprint of Elsevier Science.

Chapters

Sisaye, S. (2015). The Functional-Institutional and Consequential-Conflictual Sociological Approaches to Accounting Ethics Education: Integration from Sustainability and Ecological Resources Management Literature. In Emerald Group Publishing Limited, New Perspectives in Accounting Ethics, 1, 1-36. Great Britain, United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Sisaye, S. & Birnberg, J. (2014). Sociological Approaches to Organizational Learning: Applications to Process Innovations in Management Accounting Systems. Advances in Management Accounting. Howard House, Wagon Lane, Bingley BD16, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Sisaye, S. (2012). An Ecological Approach for the Integration of Sustainability into the Accounting Education and Professional Practice. In. J.Y. Lee & M. Epstein, Advances in Management Accounting, 3, 47-73.

Sisaye, S. (2004). Organizational Adaptation Change Approaches on the Development and Effectiveness of Environmental Management Accounting and Reporting Systems. In K. E. Karim & R.W. Rutledge, Environmental Disclosure Practices and Financial Performance (pp. 75-101). Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Publishing Group.