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Dr Sim Chia Hua (Janice)

Associate Dean (Academic Practice) & Lecturer in Business
PhD(Acc), MBA, BAcc (Hons)

Faculty of Business, Design and Arts

Office No:+60 82 260 722
Fax No:+60 82 260 815
Room No: B317
Email: chsim@swinburne.edu.my
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Biography

Dr. Janice Sim Chia Hua is currently the Associate Dean (Academic Practice) of the Faculty of Business, Design, and Arts. She has more than 10 years of experience in academia. In her current role, she works with the Head of School to facilitate staff participation in professional development activities. This includes facilitating the development of new faculty members and the enculturation of these staff members into Swinburne Sarawak. Given support from the Melbourne counterpart, she works with Digital Learning Technologies at the Sarawak campus to promote new educational initiatives. As a member of the Academic Practice Committee, she also works closely with faculty/school representatives to identify and prioritise skill enhancement areas, and to facilitate the continuous development of academic and professional skills of faculty members. With her research interest in corporate reporting, she has done her doctoral study in this area.

Research Interests

Corporate reporting, governance, and accountability, educational research

Teaching Areas

Financial Information Systems (Computerised Accounting)

Professional Membership

Member, the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand
Member, the Malaysian Accounting Association
Member, the Teaching and Education Research Association

Research Grant

Research Micro Fund, Swinburne Sarawak (2023):  Investigating the Impact of Peer Tutoring on Academic Performance. Principal Investigator.

Learning and Teaching Grant, Swinburne Sarawak (2023):  Assessing the Efficacy of Design Thinking Programs for BBus students. Co-Investigator.

Learning and Teaching Grant, Swinburne Sarawak (2023):  Improving Unit Success Rate in Economics & Accounting Units through Immediate Rehearsal and Realtime Feedback plus Recall. Co-Investigator.

Research Outputs

  • Conference Paper: Sim, C.H., Fung, C.Y., & Ling, C.C. (2024). Assessing the Impact of Accounting Information During Accounting Regime Change: Evidence from An Emerging Market. Proceedings of the 6th Kuala Lumpur International Conference on Education, Economics and Technology 2024, Malaysia, 18-28.
  • Book Chapter:  Fung, C.Y., Heng, K. S., & Sim, C.H. (2024). Exploring Sustainability Education in the Business Schools of Australian Branch Campuses in Malaysia: Now and the Way Forward, In Goi, C.L. (ed). Teaching and Learning for a Sustainable Future: Innovative Strategies and Best Practices. IGI Global Publishing, pp. 238-259.
  • Journal Article: Sim, C.H., Abu Hassan, M.I., Daw, T. H. (2023). Exploring How Corporate Governance Reporting Quality Shapes the Market Valuation of Listed Firms: The Case of Malaysia. International Journal of Advanced Research in Economics and Finance5(3), 60-70.
  • Journal Article: Fung, C.Y., Weissmann, M.A., Phang, C. S. C., Heng, K. S., Chang, J. S. G., Sim, C.H., Lim, A. S. S., Wasudawan, K., Ki, Y. P., Su, S.I., Lim, T.Y., Ngui, L. L. H., & Lim, A. L. (2023). A Review and Reflection on Online Learning and Assessments in Higher Education after the Pandemic. International Journal of Advanced Research in Education and Society, 5(3), 394-405.
  • Journal Article: Sim, C.H., Abu Hassan, M.I., Daw, T. H. (2023). Exploring How Corporate Governance Reporting Quality Shapes the Market Valuation of Listed Firms: The Case of Malaysia. International Journal of Advanced Research in Economics and Finance5(3), 60-70.
  • Conference Paper: Fung, C.Y., Weissmann, M.A., Phang, C. S. C., Heng, K. S., Chang, J. S. G., Sim, C.H., Lim, A. S. S., Wasudawan, K., Ki, Y. P., Su, S.I., Lim, T.Y., Ngui, L. L. H., & Lim, A. L. (2023). Online Learning and Assessments in the Higher Education after the Pandemic: Stay or Scrap?. Proceedings of the 4th Kuala Lumpur International Conference on Management, Education, and Technology 2023, Malaysia.
  • Conference Paper: Sim, C.H., Abu Hassan, M. I., Daw, T. H. (2023). Is Governance Information Disclosure Value-enhancing for Firms in Emerging Market: A Conceptual Examination. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Management, Education, Social Sciences and Innovation 2023, Malaysia.
  • Book Chapter: Lim, W. M., Chin, M. W. C., Ee, Y. S., Giang, C. S., Heng, K. S., Kong, M. L., Lim, B. C. Y., Lim, R. T. H., Ling, C. C., Mandrinos, S., Ngui, L. H., Nwobodo, S., Sim, C. H., & Voong, E. A. L. (2023). Neuroscience and Consumer Financial Behavior. In Jing J. Xiao & Satish Kumar (ed.). A Research Agenda for Consumer Financial Behavior. Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 225-242.
  • Journal Article: Lim, W. M., Chin, M.W. C., Ee, Y. S., Fung, C. Y., Giang, C. S., Heng, K. S., Kong, M. L. F., Lim, A. S. S., Lim, B. C. Y., Lim, R. T.H., Lim, T. Y., Ling, C. C., Mandrinos, S., Nwobodo, S., Phang, C. Su. C., She, L., Sim, C. H., Su, S. I., Wee, G.W. En., & Weissmann, M. A. (2022). What is at stake in a war? A prospective evaluation of the Ukraine and Russia conflict for business and society. Global Business and Organizational Excellence, 1–14.
  • Journal Article: Liau, S.Y.H., Sim, C.H. and Tan, K.T.L., (2019). Innovative use of digital badges to motivate students at higher education: current insights and avenues for further research. International Journal of Quality and Innovation, 4(3-4), pp.167-188. Available at: https://www.inderscienceonline.com/doi/abs/10.1504/IJQI.2019.105760
  • Journal Article: Sim, C. H., Daw, T. H., & Md Isa, A. H. (2016). Practising FRS and Audit Quality Support Financial Success of Construction Firms in Malaysia.  Unimas Review of Accounting and Finance (URAF), Vol 1, No 1 (2016).
  • Conference Paper: Sim, C. H., Daw, T. H., & Muhd Sadiq, M. K. (2013). Review on the Corporate Governance Attributes and Voluntary Disclosure Studies, Proceedings of the International Conference on Contemporary Issues in Accounting and Finance: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice, Malaysia. 
  • Conference Paper: Heng, K. S. & Sim, C. H. (2012). Application of Problem-based Learning in an Introductory Economics Unit, Proceedings of the 3rd International Problem-based Learning Symposium, Singapore.
  • Book Chapter: Sim, C. H., Modapothala, J. R., & Lau, B. T. (2010). Determinants of E-commerce among the Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Malaysia, in Thomas, B & Simmons, G (eds), E-Commerce Adoption and Small Business in the Global Marketplace: Tools for Optimization, IGI Global Publishing, USA.
  • Conference Paper: Daw, T. H., Sim, C. H., & Sulaiman, A. (2010). Implication of International Financial Reporting System in Non-financial Corporations in Malaysia’, Proceedings of the 11th Malaysia-Indonesia International Conference on Economics, Management & Accounting (MIICEMA), Malaysia.
  • Conference Paper: Sim, K. H. & Sim, C. H. (2010). Measuring Price Deviation to define Volatility and the State of Price: A Study on Four Major World Indexes’, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Business Intelligence and Financial Engineering (BIFE), Hong Kong, pp. 450-454. 
  • Conference Paper: Sim, C. H., Modapothala, J. R., & Lau, B. T. (2008). Determinants of E-commerce adoption among the SMEs in a developing economy – Malaysia, Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Globalization and Technology Innovation (ICEPT), Nanjing, China, pp.100-114.