Dr Melina Manochin

Accounting Group 

Melina Manochin
Position: Lecturer
+44(0)121 204 3732
Email: m.m.manochin@aston.ac.uk
Room: ABS410
  • Ph D, University of Glasgow, 2005. Subject: Accounting
  • MAcc, University of Glasgow, 2000. Subject: International Accounting and Financial Management
  • BA, Technological Educational Institute, 1998. Subject: Accountancy
  • Certificate, University of Derby, 1998. Subject: Combined Subject Program – Socrates EU exchange
  • (BSc Hons) Accounting for Management course director
  • Member of Aston Business School Research Ethics Committee
  • MARG conference co-organiser with Prof Stan Brignall and Prof Alan Lowe
  • Member of Aston University Early Career Researchers steering group
  • 2005 - PhD in Accountancy, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK

  • 2000 - MAcc in International Accounting and Financial Management, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK

  • 1998 - Bachelor in Accountancy, Technological Educational Institute - Kavala, Greece

  • 1997 - Certificate of a Combined Subject Program - International Marketing Management - Socrates EU Exchange, University of Derby, Derby, UK

  • BF3301 - Organisational Context of Management Accounting
  • BF3394 - Auditing and Professional Ethics
  • Public sector accounting
  • Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Accounting
  • Organisational Trust
  • Management Control
  • Accounting Pedagogy

MSc students (6 in 2010)

  • Ms Marike Noordhoek (PhD candidate) with Professor Stan Brignall
  • Mr Luke Onuoha (DBA Candidate) with Professor Helen Higson
  • Mr Yulian Wihantoro (PhD candidate) with Professor Alan Lowe and Dr Stuart Cooper
  • Mr Yesh Nama (PhD candidate) with Professor Alan Lowe
  • Ms Fazlin Ali (PhD candidate) with Professor Alan Lowe
  • Management Control Association
  • British Accounting Association
  • European Accounting Association
  • British Academy of Management
  • International Association for Accounting Education and Research

Refereed Journal Articles

  • De Loo I., Cooper S., Manochin M. (forthcoming) ‘Enhancing the transparency of accounting research: the case of narrative analysis’ Qualitative Research in Accounting and Management
  • Manochin M., Cooper S. (forthcoming) ‘Dialogic education: reflections from an accounting course’, International Journal of Critical Accounting
  • McWilliams C., Manochin M, (2013) "Engaging junior doctors: evidence from ‘open spaces’ in England", Journal of Health Organization and Management, Vol. 27 Iss: 4
  • Manochin, M., Brignall, S., Lowe A. Howell, C. (2011) ‘Visual modes of governmentality, traffic lights in a housing association’, Management Accounting Research, Vol. 22, No 1, pp. 16 - 25.
  • Bailey S., Asenova D., Hood J., Manochin M. (2010) ‘An exploratory study of the utilisation of the UK’s Prudential Borrowing Framework’, Public Policy and Administration,  Oct 2010, 25, pp. 347 - 363.
  • Manochin M. (2008) ‘The role of trust in the resource allocation process of an old university’, International Journal of Economic Sciences and Applied Research, Vol 1, No 2, pp. 38 - 52.
  • Manochin, M., Jack, L, Howell, C (2008):  The boundaries of reporting sustainable development in social housing.  Public Money and Management 28 (6) pp 345-352.
  • Henry W., Crawford M., Manochin M., McKendrick J., Porter B., and W. Stein (2007):  Audit Committees in Scottish Local Authorities 1998 -2005', Public Policy and Administration, Vol. 22, No 3, p.p. 3003 - 318.
  • Hood J., Asenova D., Bailey S., and M. Manochin (2007): The UK's Prudential Borrowing Framework - A retrograde step in managing risk?, Journal of Risk Research,  Vol. 10, No 1, p.p. 49 - 66.
  • Karasavoglou A., Manochin M. (2004): Macro-economic perspectives on immigration,  Greek Economic History Society, Archives of economic history , Special Edition 2004, Athens, Greece.

 Conference Papers

  • Manochin, M., Cooper, S., Cohanier, B., MARG/MCA 2013, "Visual accounts of performance: an aesthetics of existence pespective," Aston Business School, UK. (2013)
  • Manochin, M., Cooper, S., European Accounting Association Conference, "Dialogic education: Reflections from an accounting course," Rome, Italy. (April 2011)
  • May 2010: European Accounting Association Istanbul to present ‘Visual Modes of governmentality – traffic lights in a housing association’ with Prof Brignall, Prof Lowe and C. Howell.
  • April 2010: British Accounting Association annual conference Cardiff - Accounting Education Symposium, invited in panel discussion with Dr Stuart Cooper.
  • November 2009: ‘Visual Modes of governmentality: traffic lights in a housing association’ with Brignall S., Lowe A., Howell, C. at New Public Sector Workshop - ASTON MARG.
  • May 2009: ‘Teaching research and researching to learn: worlds apart?’ with Cooper S.-Accounting Education SIG – British Accounting Association, University of Essex, May 2009.
  • April 2009: ‘Relational responsibility: an RSL case’ with Jack L. -  British Accounting Association annual conference, University of Dundee.
  • January 2009: ‘Empirical studies in strong structuration: a housing association case’ with Jack L. - Essex Business School / Department of Sociology workshop – Exploring strong structuration theory in accounting and organizations research.
  • November 2008: Manochin, M. & Jack, L.  'Registered social landlords - a relationship responsibility perspective'.  Paper presented at Management Accounting Research Group conference, Aston Business School.
  • April 2008: Manochin, M. & Sillince, J.  'Group identity and trust discourse in a negotiation setting'.  Paper presented at the European Accounting Conference, Erasmus University, Rotterdam.
  • February 2008: Manochin, M. & Sillince, J.  The rhetorical construction of relational orientations:  implications for trust, Accounting Seminars, Essex Business School.
  • May 2008: Manochin, M. and Jack, L. : 'An Evaluation of Sustainable Development and Corporate Governance in Social Housing: a Case Study of a Registered Social Landlord, Seminar of the Management Control Association, Manchester.

Awards and Activities 

  • 2007 - Management Accounting Research Group Conference at Aston Business School.
  • 2006 - Research Grant £3700 - BAA Public Services SIG, UK,
  • 'Stakeholders perceptions of the Prudential Code for UK local government'.
  • 1999 -2003 - Postgraduate Scholarship - I.K.Y. (State Scholarships Foundation, Greece), Athens, Greece.
  • 'Exams in Costing, Financial Accounting, Monetary Economics, English terminology'
  • 1997 - Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Athens, Greece
    Prize awarded for an essay titled: 'Modern Greek Enterprise and State. Co-operative or competitive relations?'
  • 1997 - Telemark College, Telemark, Norway
    European Week '97 - participation in European Universities workshop.
  • Presentation on : Prerequisites of a foreign investor intending to do business in Greece'
  • 1996 - Ministry of Labour and TEI of Kavala, Xanthi, Greece
  • Research Assistant
  • Research team ' Employment NOW' - Project title: 'Investigation of Models of Business Organisation of women from Pontus, who have repatriated from the former Soviet Union, in relation to the Existing Expertise in the Region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace and especially in the County of Xanthi'. 

Knowledge Transfer

  • Alternative Risk Financing, with Dr John Hood and Dr Bill Stein for ALARM (The national forum for risk management in the public sector).

Administrative Roles and Responsibilities

  • Course Director, BSc (Hons) Accounting for Management, School. (January 2010 - Present)
  • Member, ABS Learning and Teaching Undergraduate Committee, School. (September 2009 - Present)
  • Member, ABS Research Ethics Committee, School. (2008 - 2011)
  • Member, ABS Undergraduate Management Team, School. 


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