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Dr Sandra Brosnan



Programme Director BSc Accounting, Lecturer in Accounting

Accounting & Finance ORB 3.04 O'Rahilly Building Cork University Business School University College Cork

+353 21 490 2761 ORCID profile


Dr. Sandra Brosnan is a Lecturer in Accounting in the Department of Accounting and Finance, at Cork University Business School, University College Cork (UCC), Ireland. Sandra is the Director of the BSc Accounting degree; one of the department's flagship programmes. Pursuing her interest in the multidisciplinary nature of intellectual capital, Sandra’s research interests include recognition and management of intellectual capital from the different perspectives, language and social realities of accounting and HR disciplines in organisational lifeworlds; disclosures of intellectual capital in annual reports; digital disruption and accounting; Integrated Reporting; Sustainability; and various contemporary issues in financial reporting. Sandra in addition to her co-authors attained Joint Best Paper Award at EIASM, 13th Interdisciplinary Workshop on Intangibles and Intellectual Capital, 2017. This paper was subsequently invited to publish in a special issue of the Journal of Management and Governance and has been successfully published. Sandra currently has a number of working papers with various co-authors including “Impacts of Digital Technologies on Accounting and Decision-Making”; “Beyond accounting: on the performative research limits of tacit background knowing; ‘not-knowledge’, in organisational lifeworlds”; “Developments in Intellectual Capital disclosures of the top 20 FTSE 100 companies over ten years”; etc.