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Dr. Pinar Guven Uslu is an associate professor in accounting. She worked for University of Essex and University of East Anglia. Prior to entering into academia she was employed by Deliotte and Touche International and took part in audit and tax consultancy projects for several companies and financial institutions. She holds a BSc Economics, MSc. Accounting & Finance and PhD Accounting.
Pinar currently teaches management accounting, performance management and control at both undergraduate and post graduate courses.
Her specialism is in the area of performance management and benchmarking in public sector and in health service organisations. She published her research in academic journals such as; Management Accounting Research, Financial Accountabilty and Management, Accounting Forum, Public Money and Management, Production Planning and Control.
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Key Research Interests and Expertise
Current Research Interests
Uses of accounting information in decision making, performance management and control in large organisations, strategic change management in health service organisations, information sharing and benchmarking in health services.
Current research projects
Health Managers' Information Seeking Behaviour and Use - Funded by SDO National Institute for Health Research, with Kingston University Institute for Leadership and Management in Health
Effects of payment by results on strategic decision making in NHS - Funded by British Accounting Association
Diversity and Equality in Health Service Management (with Prof. Mustafa Ozbilgin) - Funded by EC Lifelong Learning, Leonardo Partnership Project
Changing governance structures in British National Health Service
Longitidunal study of benchmarking in NHS Hospital Trusts
Healthservice Transformation Programme in Turkey
PhD Students - current
Bayan El-Shurman - expected to complete in 2022
Abdullah Alotaibi - expected to complete in 2022
Amanda Williams - intercalation
Saja Alsahwali - expected to complete in 2023
Esther Amoah - expected to complete in 2025
PhD Students- completed
Olayinka Uodiale (2017) (University of Essex)
Zlatinka Blaber (2015) (University of Essex)
Jafar Ojra (2013)
Joseph Phiri (2012)
Sumathi Sundram (jointly supervised with Prof.Miranda Mugford) (completed 2012)
Thuy Pham Linh (completed 2008)
Performance measurement and change management in health service ( English NHS and other countries Vietnam, Nigeria, Zambia, Turkey, Saudi Arabia ); organisational change; benchmarking in public and private organisations.
Management accounting, performance management and control
Advanced Management Accounting; transfer pricing, digitalisation, accounting profession and change
Performance Management and Control in large organisations; divisional performance metrics, benchmarking
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
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- 3 Finished
1/09/09 → 31/08/11
1/09/08 → 30/04/10
Diversity and Equality Management in Healthcare (DIE) - Chair in Human Resource Management [Leonardo Partnership]
Ozbilgin, M. & Guven-Uslu, P.
1/08/08 → 31/07/10
Guven-Uslu, P., 10 Jun 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Journal of Accounting and Organizational Change.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile3 Downloads (Pure)
Guven-Uslu, P., Blaber, Z. & Adhikari, P., 1 Nov 2020, In: Financial Accountability and Management. 36, 4, p. 439-460 22 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile1 Citation (Scopus)9 Downloads (Pure)
Guven-Uslu, P. & Jack, L., 1 May 2019, Discover Society : Social Research Publications.
Research output: Other contributionOpen Access
Guven-Uslu, P., Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press).
Research output: Contribution to conference › Paper › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile20 Downloads (Pure)
Guven-Uslu, P., 31 May 2019, In: Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal. 32, 2, p. 508-530 23 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile2 Citations (Scopus)25 Downloads (Pure)