Dr Julia Mundy BSc, MBA, ACIS, PhD

Principal Lecturer, Management Control and Performance

Key details

Dr Julia Mundy

Principal Lecturer, Management Control and Performance

Dr Julia Mundy conducts research in the areas of management control, performance management, and corporate governance. Her work covers an array of industries, including fund management, banking, publishing, and professional services. After 10 years working in investment management and financial services, Dr Mundy completed a PhD at the University of Melbourne before joining the University of Greenwich in 2003.

Dr Mundy is currently Editor-in-chief of the Journal of Applied Accounting Research, and has been the Honorary Secretary of the Management Control Association since 2007. She is a committee member of the Research Advisory Board of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), Editorial Board member of the Journal of Management Accounting Research, and founder member of the Centre for Governance, Risk & Accountability at the University of Greenwich's Faculty of Business.

Responsibilities within the university

Teaching and administrative activities

  • Research methods
  • Dissertation
  • Management control/performance management and measurement

MPhil/PhD supervision

  • One PhD completion
  • One MRes completion
  • Currently supervising four PhD students
  • One external PhD examination.


  • Winner, Notable Contribution to Management Accounting Literature Award, American Accounting Association, MAS Section 2015
  • British Academy/Leverhulme Trust, £10,000
  • ICAEW, £14,400
  • CIMA Charitable Trusts, £9,600
  • Winner of two Vice-Chancellor PhD Studentships


  • Committee member, Research Advisory Board, ICAEW (2012 - )
  • Editor-in-chief, Journal of Applied Accounting Research (2011 - )
  • Honorary Secretary, Management Control Association (2007 - )
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Management Accounting Research (2015- )
  • Guest editor, Journal of Accounting and Organisational Change (2011–12)
  • Guest editor, Journal of Applied Accounting Research (2010–11)
  • External examiner, Imperial College (2011-14)
  • External examiner, University of Sussex (2011-14)
  • Associate member, Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators.

Research / Scholarly interests

  • Control in inter-firm collaborations
  • Stewardship and shareholder engagement
  • Performance management
  • Subjectivity in performance measurement
  • Uncertainty and control

Recent publications


Lillis, Anne M. , Malina, Mary A., Mundy, Julia (2021), The role of subjectivity in mitigating incentive contracting risks. American Accounting Association. In: , , , . American Accounting Association, London, UK The Accounting Review, 97 (1) . pp. 365-388 ISSN: 0001-4826 (Print), 1558-7967 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.2308/TAR-2017-0652).

Georgiou, Omiros , Mantzari, Elisavet, Mundy, Julia (2021), Problematising the decision-usefulness of fair values: empirical evidence from UK financial analysts. Routledge. In: , , , . Routledge, Accounting and Business Research, 51 (4) . pp. 307-346 ISSN: 0001-4788 (Print), 2159-4260 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/00014788.2020.1814687).

Hewett, Rebecca , Shantz, Amanda, Mundy, Julia (2019), Information, beliefs, and motivation: The antecedents to human resource attributions. Wiley. In: , , , . Wiley, Journal of Organizational Behavior, 40 (5) . pp. 570-586 ISSN: 0894-3796 (Print), 1099-1379 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/job.2353).

Hewett, Rebecca , Shantz, Amanda, Mundy, Julia, Alfes, Kerstin (2017), Attribution theories in human resource management research: a review and research agenda. Taylor & Francis. In: , , , . Taylor & Francis, The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 29 (1) . pp. 87-126 ISSN: 0958-5192 (Print), 1466-4399 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2017.1380062).

Grafton, Jennifer and , Mundy, Julia (2016), Relational contracting and the myth of trust: Control in a co-opetitive setting. Elsevier Ltd.. In: , , , . Elsevier Ltd., Management Accounting Research, 36 . pp. 24-42 ISSN: 1044-5005 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mar.2016.07.008).


Mundy, Julia , McGee, Francis, Collard, Sharon (2022), How vulnerable consumers choose and buy equity release products. Financial Services Consumer Panel (FSCP). In: , , , . Financial Services Consumer Panel (FSCP), London (1st) (doi: https://www.fs-cp.org.uk/sites/default/files/final_position_paper.pdf).

Mundy, Julia , Jack, Lisa, Einig, Sandra (2019), Is the Stewardship Code fit for purpose?. CIMA. In: , , , . CIMA, London (doi: https://www.cimaglobal.com/Research--Insight/stewardship-code-research-report/).

Working paper

Molyn, Joanna , Mundy, Julia, Kuenzel, Sven, Gray, David E. (2022), CDSE model and employability. TBC. In: , , , . TBC, (doi: ) NB Item availability restricted.

Molyn, Joanna , Gray, David E., Mundy, Julia (2021), The links between vocational outcome expectancies, career decision self-efficacy and environmental conditions and job search behaviours in higher education students. Journal of Vocational Behavior. In: , , , . Journal of Vocational Behavior, ISSN: 0001-8791 (Print), (doi: ).

Molyn, Joanna , Mundy, Julia, Gray, David E. (2019), Coaching, higher education and employability. TBA. In: , , , . TBA, (doi: ) NB Item availability restricted.