Magdalena Partac

Lecturer in Accounting and Finance.

Faculty:Lord Ashcroft International Business School

Department:Accounting, Finance and Operations Management

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Accounting and Finance , Business, management and leadership , Business Management , Enterprise , Management and Leadership

Magdalena is a Lecturer in Accounting and Finance and Module Leader for Performance Management, Financial Sustainability and The Professional Accountant.

Background

Magdalena was appointed as Lecturer in Accounting and Finance at ARU in August 2016. She received an undergraduate degree and a Masters degree in Accounting and Management Information Systems from Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies. Prior to joining ARU, Magdalena has worked as the Financial Manager for the Projects Department at the National Council for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in Romania for five years, fostering entrepreneurship and supporting small business owners/managers. Magdalena is currently in the final stages of her PhD, focusing on the relationship between performance measurement systems and organisational performance in SMEs.

Research interests

  • Performance and measurement systems
  • Sustainability and financial performance
  • Small business finance (crowd-funding, business angels)
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Small business management
  • Board of directors and corporate governance

Areas of research supervision

Ordu Larry - The practice of corporate governance in Nigeria: the Nigerian Code and Corruption

Shaveta Bedi - Retention of tacit knowledge: an empirical investigation in the Hospitality Sector in UK

Qualifications

  • PG Cert Higher Education - Anglia Ruskin University
  • MSc Accounting, Audit and Management Information Systems - Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies
  • BSci Accounting and Management Information Systems - Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Member of the British Academy of Management
  • Member of the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Selected recent publications

Partac M., Lloyd-Reason L., Greene F. (2014). Performance Measurement Systems and Organisational Performance: literature review, Performance Measurement Association Conference. Aarhus, Denmark, 25-27 June 2014.

Partac M., Lloyd-Reason L., Greene F. (2013). Performance Measurement and Management Systems in Small Businesses, Proceedings of the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship conference. Cardiff, UK, 12-13 November 2013.