Nelson Waweru

School of Administrative Studies

Associate Professor

Office: Atkinson College, 255
Phone: (416)736-2100 Ext: 30326
Emailwaweru@yorku.ca

Professor Waweru received his PhD in Management Accounting from the University of Cape Town . Prior to his appointment as Professor of Accounting to the School of Administrative Studies, Atkinson Faculty of Liberal and Professional Studies, at York University, Professor Waweru was a lecturer at the University of Nairobi, and a Professor of Accounting and Finance for the United States International University, Africa.

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He is the author of several published papers. Professor Waweru is a member of the American Accounting Association (AAA), the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Ontario(CMA), and the Exclusive Literati Club (UK). In addition, he is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Accounting and Finance and a reviewer for the South African Journal of Accounting Research. Professor Waweru’s current research is a survey of performance measurement systems in Canadian government departments and agencies and Corporate Governance in Africa.

Area of Specialization

Accounting

Degrees

Ph.D. (Accounting), University of Cape Town
MBA (Accounting and Finance), University of Nairobi
B.comm (Accounting), University of Nairobi

Professional Leadership

Professional Organizations

August 2008- date: Certified Management Accountants of Canada (CMA)
2007- Date: Allied Academies- Academy of Accounting and Finance Studies
2005 to 2006: Professional Standards committee-Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)
2002-date: American Accounting Association (AAA)

Research Interests

Accounting , Financial and Monetary Systems , Management Control Systems, Corporate Governance practices in Developing Countries, Adoption of Contemporary Management Accounting Practices

All Publications

Journal Articles

Marcela, P. and Waweru, N. M., (2010). Argento Dairy in Schomberg, ON, IMA Educational Case Journal, Vol. 3(1) March, 2010.

Waweru N. M,. Gelinas, P and Uliana, E (2009). Executive Compensation Schemes in the Banking Industry: a comparative study between a developed country and an emerging economy, Academy of Accounting, and Finance Studies Journal, Vol. 13( 1),13-28.

Waweru, N. M. and Karani M.V., (2009). Commercial Banking Crisis in Kenya: Courses and Remedies, African Journal of Accounting, Economics, Finance and Banking Research, Vol. 4(4), 12-33.

Waweru N. M., and Porporato. M (2008). Performance measurement practices in Canadian Government Departments. a Survey, International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation Vol. 5(2, 183-202).

Parkinson, J.M and Waweru, N. M. (2008) The Nairobi Stock Exchange and New Equity Capital: 1998 to 2004, Journal of International Business Research, Vol. 7(2)75-88.

Waweru, N. M. and Ndungu P. (2008) Relationship between increase in dividend payments and future earnings of companies quoted in the Nairobi Stock Exchange. The Business Management Review Journal; Vol. 10 (1) 26-43.

Waweru, N. M. and Uliana, E (2008). Predicting Changes in Management Accounting Systems. A Contingent Approach, Problems and Perspectives in Management, Vol.6 (2), 72-84.

Waweru, N. M and Porporato, M. (2008) . Calzados Pezutti Sociedada Anonima (CalPe SA), IMA Educational Case Journal, Vol. 1 (2).

Waweru, N. M., Munyoki, E and Uliana, E. (2008) . The effects of behavioural factors in investment decision-making: a survey of institutional investors operating at the Nairobi Stock Exchange, International Journal of Business and Emerging Markets Vol. 1 (1), 18-41.

Waweru, N. M. (2008) Predicting Change in Management Accounting Systems: the effects of competitive strategies, Global Journal of Business Research, Vol. 2 (1), 25-42.

Waweru, N. M. and KithinJi, (2007). A Merger Restructuring and Financial Performance of Commercial banks in Kenya. Economic, Management and Financial Markets Journal, 2 (4), 9-39.

Waweru, N. M. and Basindike L. Sayi. (2007) . A Comparative Study of the Efficiency of Treasury Bill Auctions as Measured by Expectation Theory of Term Structure of Interest Rates in Kenya, Tanzania and USA, Economics, Management and Financial Markets Journal, 2, (2), 37-81.

Waweru, N. M. and Uliana, E. (2005) . Predictors of Management Accounting Change in South Africa. Evidence from five retail companies South African Journal of Accounting Research, 19 (1):37-71.

Waweru, N. M., Hoque, Z and Uliana, E. (2005) . Management Accounting Practices in South Africa. International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation, Vol.2(3): 226-262.

Waweru, N.M., Hoque, Z and Uliana, E. (2004) . Management Accounting Change in South African: Case Studies from retail Services. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal Vol.17 No 5, 675-705.

Waweru, N. M., Kamasara,V.O and Anyagu, M. (2003) . Management Accounting Practices in Kenyan. A Survey. University of Nairobi Journal of Management, Vol. 6 May/September, 67-90.

Conference Papers

Waweru, N. M. and Spraakman, G. (2010) . The Appropriateness of Performance Measurement Systems in the Services Sector: Case Studies from the Micro Finance Sector in Kenya, Paper presented during the American Accounting Association, Management Accounting Section Conference, 6-9 January 2010, Seattle, WA, USA.

Waweru, N. M. and Parkinson, J.M. Dividend Policy: Some evidence from the Nairobi Stock Exchange, Paper Presented during the 7th annual international conference on business: accounting – finance – management – marketing 6-9 July 2009, Athens, Greece.

Waweru, N. M. and Porporato, M. Argento Dairy in Schomberg. ASAC 2009 Case Track, Niagara Falls 5th-7th June, 2009.

Waweru, N. M, Riro J.K and Uliana E. Audit committees and corporate governance in a developing country, Paper presented at the AAA Management Accounting Conference 8-11 January, 2009 Florida, USA.

Waweru, N. M. and Uliana, E. Transfer pricing in an imperfect market; A Case of Productivity Accounting Paper presented at the AAA Management Accounting Conference 8-11 January, 2009 Florida USA.

Waweru, N. M and Parkinson, J.M. The Nairobi Stock Exchange and New Equity Capital: 1998 to 2004. Paper Presented at the Allied Academies’ Spring International Conference, Tunica, Mississippi, April 2-5, 2008.

Waweru, N. M and Riro, J.K. Audit committees and Corporate Governance in Kenya. Paper presented at the Global Academy of business and Economic Research International Conference, Houston, Texas, March 19-20, 2008. Waweru, N. M also acted as the accounting session Chair.

Waweru, N. M, and Marcela, P. 2008. Performance measurement practices in Canadian Government Departments. a Survey: Paper presented at the AAA Management Accounting Conference 8-11 January, 2008 Los Angeles USA.

Waweru, N. M and Porporato, M. “Case: Calzados Pezzutti SA”, American Accounting Association, Management Accounting Section Mid Year Meeting, Long Beach, CA, January 8-11, 2008.

Waweru, N. M., Munyoki, E and Uliana, E. 2007: The effects of behavioral factors in investment decision making: a survey of institutional investors operating at the Nairobi Stock Exchange. Paper presented at the Fourth Annual Corporate Reporting & Governance Conference, September 18-20, Los Angeles, USA.

Waweru, N. M and Porporato, M. A. Case Study: Calzados Pezzutti SA. ASAC 2007 Case Track, Ottawa 2-3 June, 2007.

Waweru, N. M., Hoque, Z and Uliana, E. 2005. A Survey of Management Accounting Practices in South Africa. Paper presented at the IAS of the American Accounting Association Mid Year conference in January 4-5, 2005- Texas USA.

Waweru, N. M., Hoque, Z and Uliana, E. Management Accounting Practices in South Africa. Research paper presented at the Emerging Financial Markets Conference-Sydney-Australia on 27th May 2004.

Forthcoming

Waweru, N. M. (2010) . The Origin and Evolution of Management Accounting: a review of the theoretical framework, Problems and Perspectives in Management Journal (forthcoming).

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall 2017 AP/ADMS2500 3.0  Introduction to Financial Accounting LECT  
Fall 2017 AP/ADMS2500 3.0  Introduction to Financial Accounting ONLN  
Fall 2017 AP/ADMS3585 3.0  Intermediate Financial Accounting I ONLN  


Professor Waweru received his PhD in Management Accounting from the University of Cape Town . Prior to his appointment as Professor of Accounting to the School of Administrative Studies, Atkinson Faculty of Liberal and Professional Studies, at York University, Professor Waweru was a lecturer at the University of Nairobi, and a Professor of Accounting and Finance for the United States International University, Africa.


He is the author of several published papers. Professor Waweru is a member of the American Accounting Association (AAA), the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Ontario(CMA), and the Exclusive Literati Club (UK). In addition, he is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Accounting and Finance and a reviewer for the South African Journal of Accounting Research. Professor Waweru’s current research is a survey of performance measurement systems in Canadian government departments and agencies and Corporate Governance in Africa.

Area of Specialization

Accounting

Degrees

Ph.D. (Accounting), University of Cape Town
MBA (Accounting and Finance), University of Nairobi
B.comm (Accounting), University of Nairobi

Professional Leadership

Professional Organizations

August 2008- date: Certified Management Accountants of Canada (CMA)
2007- Date: Allied Academies- Academy of Accounting and Finance Studies
2005 to 2006: Professional Standards committee-Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)
2002-date: American Accounting Association (AAA)

Research Interests:

Accounting , Financial and Monetary Systems , Management Control Systems, Corporate Governance practices in Developing Countries, Adoption of Contemporary Management Accounting Practices

All Publications

Journal Articles

Marcela, P. and Waweru, N. M., (2010). Argento Dairy in Schomberg, ON, IMA Educational Case Journal, Vol. 3(1) March, 2010.

Waweru N. M,. Gelinas, P and Uliana, E (2009). Executive Compensation Schemes in the Banking Industry: a comparative study between a developed country and an emerging economy, Academy of Accounting, and Finance Studies Journal, Vol. 13( 1),13-28.

Waweru, N. M. and Karani M.V., (2009). Commercial Banking Crisis in Kenya: Courses and Remedies, African Journal of Accounting, Economics, Finance and Banking Research, Vol. 4(4), 12-33.

Waweru N. M., and Porporato. M (2008). Performance measurement practices in Canadian Government Departments. a Survey, International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation Vol. 5(2, 183-202).

Parkinson, J.M and Waweru, N. M. (2008) The Nairobi Stock Exchange and New Equity Capital: 1998 to 2004, Journal of International Business Research, Vol. 7(2)75-88.

Waweru, N. M. and Ndungu P. (2008) Relationship between increase in dividend payments and future earnings of companies quoted in the Nairobi Stock Exchange. The Business Management Review Journal; Vol. 10 (1) 26-43.

Waweru, N. M. and Uliana, E (2008). Predicting Changes in Management Accounting Systems. A Contingent Approach, Problems and Perspectives in Management, Vol.6 (2), 72-84.

Waweru, N. M and Porporato, M. (2008) . Calzados Pezutti Sociedada Anonima (CalPe SA), IMA Educational Case Journal, Vol. 1 (2).

Waweru, N. M., Munyoki, E and Uliana, E. (2008) . The effects of behavioural factors in investment decision-making: a survey of institutional investors operating at the Nairobi Stock Exchange, International Journal of Business and Emerging Markets Vol. 1 (1), 18-41.

Waweru, N. M. (2008) Predicting Change in Management Accounting Systems: the effects of competitive strategies, Global Journal of Business Research, Vol. 2 (1), 25-42.

Waweru, N. M. and KithinJi, (2007). A Merger Restructuring and Financial Performance of Commercial banks in Kenya. Economic, Management and Financial Markets Journal, 2 (4), 9-39.

Waweru, N. M. and Basindike L. Sayi. (2007) . A Comparative Study of the Efficiency of Treasury Bill Auctions as Measured by Expectation Theory of Term Structure of Interest Rates in Kenya, Tanzania and USA, Economics, Management and Financial Markets Journal, 2, (2), 37-81.

Waweru, N. M. and Uliana, E. (2005) . Predictors of Management Accounting Change in South Africa. Evidence from five retail companies South African Journal of Accounting Research, 19 (1):37-71.

Waweru, N. M., Hoque, Z and Uliana, E. (2005) . Management Accounting Practices in South Africa. International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation, Vol.2(3): 226-262.

Waweru, N.M., Hoque, Z and Uliana, E. (2004) . Management Accounting Change in South African: Case Studies from retail Services. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal Vol.17 No 5, 675-705.

Waweru, N. M., Kamasara,V.O and Anyagu, M. (2003) . Management Accounting Practices in Kenyan. A Survey. University of Nairobi Journal of Management, Vol. 6 May/September, 67-90.

Conference Papers

Waweru, N. M. and Spraakman, G. (2010) . The Appropriateness of Performance Measurement Systems in the Services Sector: Case Studies from the Micro Finance Sector in Kenya, Paper presented during the American Accounting Association, Management Accounting Section Conference, 6-9 January 2010, Seattle, WA, USA.

Waweru, N. M. and Parkinson, J.M. Dividend Policy: Some evidence from the Nairobi Stock Exchange, Paper Presented during the 7th annual international conference on business: accounting – finance – management – marketing 6-9 July 2009, Athens, Greece.

Waweru, N. M. and Porporato, M. Argento Dairy in Schomberg. ASAC 2009 Case Track, Niagara Falls 5th-7th June, 2009.

Waweru, N. M, Riro J.K and Uliana E. Audit committees and corporate governance in a developing country, Paper presented at the AAA Management Accounting Conference 8-11 January, 2009 Florida, USA.

Waweru, N. M. and Uliana, E. Transfer pricing in an imperfect market; A Case of Productivity Accounting Paper presented at the AAA Management Accounting Conference 8-11 January, 2009 Florida USA.

Waweru, N. M and Parkinson, J.M. The Nairobi Stock Exchange and New Equity Capital: 1998 to 2004. Paper Presented at the Allied Academies’ Spring International Conference, Tunica, Mississippi, April 2-5, 2008.

Waweru, N. M and Riro, J.K. Audit committees and Corporate Governance in Kenya. Paper presented at the Global Academy of business and Economic Research International Conference, Houston, Texas, March 19-20, 2008. Waweru, N. M also acted as the accounting session Chair.

Waweru, N. M, and Marcela, P. 2008. Performance measurement practices in Canadian Government Departments. a Survey: Paper presented at the AAA Management Accounting Conference 8-11 January, 2008 Los Angeles USA.

Waweru, N. M and Porporato, M. “Case: Calzados Pezzutti SA”, American Accounting Association, Management Accounting Section Mid Year Meeting, Long Beach, CA, January 8-11, 2008.

Waweru, N. M., Munyoki, E and Uliana, E. 2007: The effects of behavioral factors in investment decision making: a survey of institutional investors operating at the Nairobi Stock Exchange. Paper presented at the Fourth Annual Corporate Reporting & Governance Conference, September 18-20, Los Angeles, USA.

Waweru, N. M and Porporato, M. A. Case Study: Calzados Pezzutti SA. ASAC 2007 Case Track, Ottawa 2-3 June, 2007.

Waweru, N. M., Hoque, Z and Uliana, E. 2005. A Survey of Management Accounting Practices in South Africa. Paper presented at the IAS of the American Accounting Association Mid Year conference in January 4-5, 2005- Texas USA.

Waweru, N. M., Hoque, Z and Uliana, E. Management Accounting Practices in South Africa. Research paper presented at the Emerging Financial Markets Conference-Sydney-Australia on 27th May 2004.

Forthcoming

Waweru, N. M. (2010) . The Origin and Evolution of Management Accounting: a review of the theoretical framework, Problems and Perspectives in Management Journal (forthcoming).


Teaching:

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall 2017 AP/ADMS2500 3.0  Introduction to Financial Accounting LECT  
Fall 2017 AP/ADMS2500 3.0  Introduction to Financial Accounting ONLN  
Fall 2017 AP/ADMS3585 3.0  Intermediate Financial Accounting I ONLN