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Academic Profile

Assoc Prof Premila Gowri Shankar


Associate Professor
Division of Accounting
College of Business (Nanyang Business School)

Email: APMAHA@ntu.edu.sg
Phone: (+65)6790 6403
Office: S3-B2C-112

Education
  • PhD Nanyang Technological University 2003
  • MCom(Hons) University of New South Wales 1994
  • BAcc(Hons) National University of Singapore 1987
Biography
Assoc Prof Premila Gowri Shankar is currently in Nanyang Business School, Division of Accounting. She received her Bachelor degree in Accountancy from National University Singapore, MCom (Hons) from University of New South Wales, Australia and Ph.D. from Nanyang Technolgical University. Her research interests include judgment and decision making research in auditing and accounting education. Prior to joining academia, she worked as an external auditor in one of the Big-Four Accounting firms. She has published in reputed journals and presented at international conferences. She is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, American Accounting Association and CPA, Australia.
Research Interests
Assoc Prof Premila Gowri Shankar's areas of interest are in judgment and decision making research in auditing and educational research in accounting.
Current Projects
  • Factors Influencing Auditors' Advice Giving Decisions and Advice Seeking Decisions.
Selected Publications
  • Boo, E., T. B. P. Ng, and P. Gowri-Shankar. (2016). Effects of incentive scheme and working relationship on whistle-blowing in an audit setting.. Auditing, 35(4), 23-38.
  • Boo Hian Yong, Ng Bu Peow, and Premila Gowri Shankar. (2012). The Effects of Carrot versus Stick Incentive Schemes and Working Relationships on Auditors’ Reporting of Questionable ActsAmerican Accounting Association Auditing Section Mid-year Meeting.
  • Ng, T.B.-P., and P.G. Shankar. (2010). Effects of Technical Department's Advice, Quality Assessment Standards, and Client Justifications on Auditors' Propensity to Accept Client-Preferred Accounting Methods.. The Accounting Review, 85(5), forthcoming.
  • Shankar, P.G., and Seow J. L. (2010). The Association between Accounting Students' Lone Wolf Tendencies and their Perceptions, Preferences and Performance Outcomes in Team Projects.. Journal of Accounting Education, 28(June), 75-84.
  • H-T Tan and Shankar P.G. (2010). Audit Reviewers' Evaluation of Subordinates' Work Quality. Auditing, 29(1), 251-266.

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