Federation Business School

Dr Abdel Halabi

Position:Senior Lecturer,
Phone:5122 6646


Research interests

Abdel's research interests include Accounting Education, Accounting History, Accounting for Sporting Clubs and Islamic Banking.


Book chapters

Halabi, A., 2008, Accounting for junior football clubs, in Behind the Play: Football in Australia, eds Peter Burke and June Senyard, Maribyrnong Press, Hawthorn Vic Australia, pp. 63-70.

Frost, L., Halabi, A., 2008, The Country Football Club: Measuring its success as a community institution, in Behind the Play: Football in Australia, eds Peter Burke and June Senyard, Maribyrnong Press, Hawthorn Vic Australia, pp. 73-88.

Halabi, A.K., Ridzwa, A.H., Shanmugam, B., 2004, Growth of Islamic banking in Australia, in Islamic Banking: An International Perspective, eds Bala Shanmugam, Vignesen Perumal and Alfieya Hanuum Ridzwa, UPM Press, Malaysia, pp. 1-10.

Halabi, A., 1997, Accounting for Bad and Doubtful Debts, in Case Studies in The Theory and Practice of Financial Accounting, Butterworths, Australia, pp. 156-170.

Journal articles

Halabi, A. (2015) "Australian rural accountants' views on how locally provided CPD compares with city-based provision" Accounting Education: An International Journal, 24(6),539-554. (ABDC, B; ERA 2010, B)

Halabi, A., & Carroll B. (2015) "Increasing the usefulness of farm financial information and management: A qualitative study from the accountant's perspective" Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management, 10(3), 227-242. (ABDC, B; ERA 2010,B)

Papageorgiou, K,and Halabi, A. (2014) "Factors contributing toward student performance in a distance education accounting degree" Meditari Accountancy Research, 22(2),211-223. (ABDC, C; ERA 2010, C)

Halabi, A.K.,Essop, A., Carmichael, T., Steyn, B (2014) Preliminary evidence of a relationship between the use of online learning and academic performance in a South African first-year university accounting course, Africa Education Review,11(2), 164-182. (ERA 2010, C)

Halabi, A. (2014) "Examining the satisfaction levels of continual professional development provided by a rural accounting professional body" Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 24(2), 59-70. (ERA 2010, B)

Frost, L.,Lightbody, M. & Halabi, A. (2013). "Expanding social inclusion in community sports organizations: evidence from rural Australian Football clubs" Journal of Sport Management, 27, 453–466. (ABDC, A*; ERA 2010, A*)

Halabi, A., Frost,L. & Lightbody, M. (2012). "Football history off the field: utilising financial reports to challenge long held 'myths' about the history of the Carlton Football Club" Accounting History, 17(1), 63-82. (ABDC, B; ERA 2010, A)

Colombage, S.R.,& Halabi, A.K. (2012). Asymmetry of information and the finance-growth nexus in Emerging Markets – Empirical evidence using VECM analysis, Journal of Developing Areas, 46(1), 133-146. (ABDC,B; ERA 2010, B)

Ekatah, I., Samy, M., Bampton R., & Halabi, A.K (2011). The relationship between Corporate Social Responsibility and profitability: The case of Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Corporate Reputation Review, 14(4), 249-261.

Johnson, G., & Halabi, A.K., (2011). The Accounting undergraduate capstone experience: The Accounting Undergraduate Capstone:Promoting Synthesis, Reflection, Transition, and Competencies. Journal of Education for Business, 86(5),266-273.

Halabi, A.K.,& De Lange, P. (2011). The usefulness and interactions of WebCT from an Accounting student's perspective. Advances in Accounting Education Teaching and Curriculum Innovations, 12, 77–95

Uz - Zaman Khan,H. Mhd., Halabi, A. K., & Sartorius, K (2011). The use of multiple performance measures and the Balanced scorecard (BSC) in Bangladeshi firms: An empirical investigation. Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies. 1(2), 160-190.

Halabi, A.K.,Essop, A, Joosub, T, Padia, N., Vawda, M., Yasseen, Y. (2010). A South African Study comparing the effectiveness of Computer Based Learning Materials and face-to-face teaching. Meditari Accountancy Research, 18(2),23-37. (ABDC, C)

Uz - Zaman Khan,H. Mhd, Halabi, A. K and Masud, Z, (2010). Empirical Study of the underlying Theoretical Hypothesis in the Balanced Scorecard (BSC) Model: Further Evidence from Bangladesh. Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Journal,5(2), 45-73.

Uz - Zaman Khan,H. Mhd., Ahmed, R., & Halabi, A. K. (2010). Competition, business strategy and the adoption of multiple performance measurement system: Some evidence from Bangladesh". Research in Accounting in Emerging Economies, 10, 201-232.

Halabi, A.K.,Barrett, R, & Dyt, R (2010). Understanding Financial Information Used to Assess Small Firm Performance: An Australian Qualitative Study. Qualitative Research in Management and Accounting, 7(2), 163-179. (ABDC, B; ERA 2010, B)

Halabi, A.K.(2009). Empirical evidence examining the academic performance of students in the first two accounting subjects, Asian Review of Accounting, 17(1), 77-88. (ABDC, B; ERA 2010, B)

Uz - Zaman Khan,H. Mhd., Halabi, A. K., & Samy, M. (2009). Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR) Reporting Practice: A Study of Selected Banking Companies in Bangladesh. Social Responsibility Journal, 5(3), 344-357. (ABDC, B; ERA 2010, B)

Halabi,A.K. (2007). Examining the accountability of senior Australian Rules football clubs in country Victoria. Accounting, Accountability and Performance, 13 (2), 36-56.

Dyt, R., &Halabi, A.K., (2007). Empirical Evidence Examining the Accounting Information Systems and Accounting Reports of Small and Micro Business in Australia. Small Enterprise Research, 15(2), 1-9.

Halabi, A.K. (2006). Applying an instructional learning efficiency model to determine the most efficient feedback for teaching Introductory Accounting. Global Perspectives on Accounting Education, 3, 93 -113.

Halabi, A.K.,Tuovinen, J.E, & Farley, A.A. (2005). Empirical Evidence on the Relative Efficiency of Worked Examples versus Problem-Solving Exercises in Accounting Principles Instruction. Issues in Accounting Education, 20(1), 21-32. (ABDC, A; ERA 2010, A)

Halabi, A.K. (2005). Accounting tele-teaching lectures: Issues of interaction and performance. Accounting Forum, 29(2), 207-217. (ABDC, B; ERA2010, B)

de Lange, P.,Halabi A.K., Nath, H. (Mindi) B. (2004). The internationalisation of university education: A comparative evaluation of accounting student performance. Accounting Research Journal,17(1), 57-69. (ABDC, B; ERA 2010, B)

Halabi, A.Tuovinen, J. & Maxfield, J. (2002).Tele teaching Accounting Lectures Across a Multi Campus: A Student's Perspective. Accounting Education: An international journal, 11(3), 257-270. (ABDC, B; ERA 2010, B)

Mirza, A. M.,& Halabi, A.K. (2002). Islamic Banking and Australian Muslim Community. Accounting, Commerce &Finance: The Islamic Perspective Journal, 6 (1&2), 109-135.

Halabi, A.,Tuovinen, J.E., & Smyrnios, K.X. (2000). Using CBL to improve cognitive load and reduce feedback redundancy in Accounting distance learning. Distance Education, 21(1), 162-182.