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Federica Farneti

Associate Professor

Department of Sociology and Business Law

Academic discipline: SECS-P/07 Business Administration and Accounting Studies

Curriculum vitae

CURRICULUM VITAE

Prof. Federica Farneti, Associate Professor

Education

  • Bachelor of Economics and Commerce (equivalent of first class honours), The University of Bologna, 1998. Dissertation on: Executive management plan in local governments as an operational tool: theoretical and empirical aspects. She has been awarded with first-class honours degree.
  • PhD, Economics and Management of Public Organisations, The University of Salerno, Facoltà di Economia, Dipartimento di Studi e Ricerche Aziendali, April 2004. Dissertation on: Accountability and Balanced Scorecard in local governments.

    Academic/Professional Employment Record

  • Earned a six years National (Italian) Qualification as Full Professor in Business Studies (SECS-P/O7), comprising accounting.
  • Associate Professor in Business Studies (SECS-P/O7), Department of Economics and Business Law, Bologna University, Italy, from 2014.
  • Confirmed Assistant Professor in Business studies (SECS-P/O7), from 2008 to 2014.
  • Assistant Professor in Business Studies (SECS-P/O7), from 2005 to 2008.

    Professional/Research Activities

  • Prof Federica Farneti and Prof Benedetta Siboni won the following grant Linea Intervento at the end of 2017. The title of the project to develop is The measurement of public value within universities. The amount won is 20.000 euro.
  • Responsiable of the Project “Progetti innovativi nell’ambito degli accordi di cooperazione internazionale” 2016. The theme of the project is: Management and reporting of non-financial aspects by organisations. The project has been funded in 2017 for the amount of 21.000 euro. Partner institutions: Macquarie University – Australia, particularly working, among others,with Prof. John Dumay and University of Technology Sydney (UTS) - Australia, particularly working with Prof. Hussain Rammal. Department in charge: Department of Sociology and Business Law. Department partner: Management.
  • From 2015 she has developed a three years research project, Legal tools of economic and finance for the development and sustainable growth of the territory of Forlì Cesena (Italy). The working group consists of Prof. GENNARI (Coordinator), Prof Menegatti, Prof Cicognani, Prof. Farneti, Prof Corrado and Prof Quarta. They have received financial resources for the amount of 82,500 Euro.
  • Appointed within the Directive Committee of the research group “Gruppo di Studio per il Bilancio Sociale, Associazione nazionale per la ricerca scientifica sul Bilancio Sociale” for 2011/2013.

    The general Meeting of the “Gruppo di Studio per il Bilancio Sociale, Associazione nazionale per la ricerca scientifica sul Bilancio Sociale”, held on the 25 of May 2011, on the basis of the statute art. 26, has appointed the Directive Committee for the period of time 2011/2013 the following: Prof. Franco Vermiglio, Prof. Umberto Bocchino, Prof. Paolo Ricci, Dott. Claudio Badalotti, Dott. Franco Amelio, Dott. Domenico Piccolo, Prof.ssa Chiara Mio, Dott. Paolo Palombelli e Prof.ssa Federica Farneti. The position was extended and ended on April 2015.

  • Developed the research project “Public Value”. Member of the research project for the development of the related Emerald publication by the University of Bologna: Prof. James Guthrie and Prof. Federica Farneti; and by the University of Venezia Prof. Giuseppe Marcon and prof. Salvatore Russo. The research project endedwith the publication of the following research book: James Guthrie, Giuseppe Marcon, Salvatore Russo, Federica Farneti (ed.) (2014), Public Value Management, Measurement and Reporting (Studies in Public and Non-Profit Governance, Volume 3) Emerald Group Publishing Limited, ISBN: 978-1-78441-011-7 e ISBN: 978-1-78441-010-0
  • 2012/2014 - Awarded with a 28,000 Euro grant financed by Romagna Acque Company – Società delle Fonti Spa throught the Polo scientifico didattico di Forlì, University of Bologna, to develop the research “The stakeholder engagement” in collaboration with Prof. Siboni.
  • 2010/2012 - Awarded (in collaboration with Prof. Siboni) of 13,000 Euro grant, from Romagna Acque Company – Società delle Fonti Spa, to develop the research “The stakeholder engagement”.
  • Member of the working group Global Reporting Initiative NGO/Non-Profit Sector Supplement Project, “Development of the pilot version of the Non-Profit Sector Supplement”, for 2008-2010. The international working group developed guidelines for sustainability reporting in non profit organisations. The lunch of the guidelines was May 2010. For further information see:http://www.globalreporting.org/ReportingFramework/SectorSupplements/NGO/NonProfitSectorSupplement.htm
  • Collaboration with the “Agenzia per le Organizzazioni non Lucrative di Utilità Sociale, Dipartimento Attività Giuridiche”, a national working group to develop extended performance reporting framework guidelines for Italian not for profit organisations, from September 2008 to February 2010.

    International collaborations

  • She has designing an international Agreement (MoU) between The School of Commerce of South Australia Univesrity (Australia) and the University of Bologna (Italy) to exchange students and faculty members of these institutions from the Academic year2017 and to promote join research.

  • She has designing an international Agreement (MoU) between Curtin University (Australia) and the University of Bologna (Italy) to exchange students and faculty members of these institutions from the Academic year2016 to 2021 and to promote join research.
  • Belongs to the scientific and organizing committees of the “Meditari Accountancy Research European Conference and Doctoral Colloquium 2015”, 2-3 July 2015. The main topic of the conference is: Current Issues on Social, Environmental and Gender Accounting, held at the University of Bologna, Forlì Campus. Organised in collaboration with Professor Prof. Charl de Villiers, Editor of Meditari Accountancy Research:

    http://www.ems.unibo.it/it/bacheca/meditari-accountancy-research-european-conference-and-doctoral-colloquium-2015-2-3-july-2015

  • Project ICI-AU, an EU exchange project to foster international collaboration. This proposal has been submitted in September 2010. Dr Farneti is the University of Bologna Representative. The ICI-AU project has been funded on November 2011 for € 223.000from EU and for € 240.000 from Canberra. The other participating universities are:
    • Czech Technical University, Prague, Departments of Management and Economics;
    • University of Salford, School of the Built Environment;
    • University of Sydney, Faculty of Economics and Business;
    • Curtin University of Technology, Graduate School of Business.
    • SA University, Adelaide, Australia.
  • First International Conference on the Sustainable Management of Organisations, held at the University of Bologna 1-3 July 2009. Organised in collaboration with Professor Stephen Osborne (Edinburgh University), Professor James Guthrie (Sydney University), Professor Riccardo Mussari (Siena University), Profesoor Giuseppe Farneti (Bologna University), Professor Paolucci (Bologna University), Professor Grandi (Bologna University). Dr Farneti was a member of the scientific and organisational committee for the conference, as part of her work with the Sustainable Management of Organisations Group, based at The University of Sydney. Also, within this project, Dr Farneti has been guest editor of two special issues — Public Management Review (with Amanda Ball and James Guthrie) and Economia Aziendale on line (with James Guthrie).
  • “Performance measurement within local governments”, a research project that is part the integrated actions Italy-Spain 2008-2009 scheme. The coordinators for the project are Professor Padovani (University of Bologna) and Lourdes Torres (Universidad de Zaragoza). This project is biannual and was awarded a grant of €7,800 Euro.
  • “Visualising value in Australian public-, private- and third-sector organisations: case studies in extended performance management, measurement and reporting” at The University of Sydney, coordinated by Professor James Guthrie.
  • Università Metodista, San Paulo, Brasile, collaborated on the research project “Comparing Italy and Brazil. Strategic Planning and Social Reporting: The Role of Public Opinion and Management Control Systems”, coordinated by Professor Emanuele Padovani, University of Bologna.

    Other International Collaborations

    Prof Farneti has established links with the following institutions and academics (in terms of seminars and conferences organised and/or collaborations on research papers and research projects):

    Curtin University – Professor Anna Rowe

    Macquarie University – Professor Roger Burritt

    University of South Australia – Dr. Hussain Rammal

    University of South Australia – Associate Professor Sumit Lodhia

    University of South Australia – Professor Christine Hellier

    University of South Australia – Susan Lambert

    University of South Australia – Professor John Medlin

    University of South Australia – Professor Lee Parker

    Bristol University – Professor Michael John Jones ‎

    Roehampton University – Professor Jane Broadbent

    Royal Holloway University of London – Professor Jeffery Unerman

    Manchester University – Professor Andrew Stark

    Boston University – Professor David Young

    Erasmus University Professor Ton Bestebreur,

    Budapest University Professor Mihaly Hogye,

    Macquarie University Professor James Guthrie

    The University of Sydney Associate Professor Linda English

    The University of Sydney Dr Giuseppe Carabetta

    Macquarie University Dr John Dumay

    The University of Sydney Professor John Shields

    The University of Sydney – Dr. Barbara Mescher

    Macquarie University Associate Professor Nonna Martinov-Bennie

    University of Waikato – Prof. Charl De Villiers

    University of Christchurch – Professor Amanda Ball

    University of La Trobe – Professor Carol Adams

    Prince Sultan University – Dr. Mohammad Nurunnabi

    Research Expertise

  • Non-financial disclosure
  • Integrated Reporting
  • Directive 2014/95/UE
  • Sustainable development and related reporting
  • SMEs non-financial reporting
  • Performance measurement for public organisations and non-government organisations
  • Carbon Management and Accounting
  • Public accountability by public organisations and non-government organisations
  • Small and medium enterprises
  • Sustainability reporting
  • Social reporting, guidelines and regulations
  • Extended performance reporting (social, environmental and intellectual capital)
  • Extended performance frameworks (GRI, TBL, BSC, IC, SDR, AA1000, IR., etc.)
  • International and national public administration reform in relation to financial management
  • Governance in public sector organisations

    National and international Research Projects

    2018-2020

    The measurement of public value within universities. Research at The University of Bologna.

    2017-2018

    Management and reporting of non-financial aspects by organisations.

    2015-2017

    “Strumenti giuridici di economia e di finanza per lo sviluppo e la crescita sostenibile nel territorio di Forli' Cesena”, research at The University of Bologna.

    2010-2014

    “Public value and sustainability” research at The University of Bologna and at the University of Venice.

    2009

    “Strategising and Reporting Sustainability in Public and Not-For Profit organisations”

    2008

    “Sustainable Management of Organisations Group” ongoing research at The University of Sydney.

    2007

    “Accounting, auditing and accountability (AAA) for public and non-profit sectors performance”. Research developed at The University of Sydney.

    2006

    “Visualising value in Australian public-, private- and third-sector organisations: case studies in extended performance management, measurement and reporting”, The University of Sydney.

    “Comparing Italy and Brazil. Strategic Planning and Social Reporting: The Role of Public Opinion and Management Control Systems” dell’Univeristà Metodista di San Paolo, Brasile.

    2005

    “Comunicazione interna ed esterna e principi contabili nelle aziende lucrative e non lucrative: criticità e prospettive”, ex MURST 60%. Ministry of Research and Teaching grant.

    2003-2005

    “I principi contabili negli enti locali e l’impatto sui sistemi di misurazione”, ex MURST 40%, named “I principi di reporting per le pubbliche amministrazioni. L’evoluzione italiana e la prospettiva internazionale”. Ministry of Research and Teaching grant

    2002-2003

    “Analisi dei costi in differenti contesti aziendali”, ex MURST 60%. Ministry of Research and Teaching grant

    2000-2001

    “Analisi economico finanziaria dei servizi pubblici locali”, ex MURST 60%. Ministry of Research and Teaching grant

    Fellowships at international research centre

    The School of Commerce of South Australia University (Visiting Research Fellow) 23/01/2014 - 7/02/2014.

    The University of Sydney e South Australia University (Visiting Research Fellow); 01/2012 - 02/2012.

    The University of Sydney e South Australia University (Visiting Research Fellow); 11/2010 - 02/2011.

    The University of Sydney (Visiting Scholar); 10/2009 - 02/2010.

    The University of Sydney (Visiting Scholar); 10/2008 - 02/2009.

    The University of Sydney (Visiting Scholar); 10/2007 - 02/2008.

    The University of Sydney (Visiting Scholar); 10/2006 - 02/2007.

    Centre for Accounting, Governance and Sustainability (South Australia University) ('Visiting Research Fellow); 01/2012 - 02/2012.

    Centre for Accounting, Governance and Sustainability (South Australia University) ('Visiting Research Fellow); 01/2011 - 02/2011.

    The University of Sydney (Visiting Scholar); 12/2012 03/2013.

    Centre for Accounting, Governance and Sustainability (South Australia University) ('Visiting Research Fellow) and South Australia University; 01/2013 - 02/2013.

    She has presented at least a paper at the following conference

    2017

  • Federica Farneti, Charl de Villiers, Monica Montecalvo, (2017), Integrated Reporting and stakeholder information needs in a state-owned enterprise" 13TH Interdisciplinary Workshop On Intangibles And Intellectual Capital, Ancona, 21 e 22 September 2017, EIASM conference. The ISSN number for the workshop papers is 2295-1679. Also, Federica Farneti has been Chair for the following session: IC and IR in the Healthcare, relativamente ai paper: IC disclosure in healthcare organizations. The case of italian public "national hospitals for scientific research di Bonollo di Elisa e Mara Zuccardi Merli, Exploring possibilities of IR in healthcare: opening the debate di Cavicchi Caterina, di Oppi e Vagnoni, Adapting the integrated reporting framework in the public sector: a case study in healthcare, di D'andrea Alessia, Marasca Stefano Montanini, Lucia Cerioni Eva.

    2016

  • Federica Farneti, Benedetta Siboni, Carlotta del Sordo, (2016), La misurazione della performance sociale nell’esperienza dell’università di Bologna, 5th Management control journal workshop, Sistemi di controllo e complessità ambientale. Innovazioni ed esperienze nelle aziende di servizi, Università di Bologna, Campus di Rimini, via Angherà, 22, Rimini, 23 -24 June 2016.

    Highlights for 2016

  • Invited to give a speech on the topic on sustainability competences at the event “Innovazione Sostenibile e Competenze”, 13 April 2016, 9.00-13.00,foyer Teatro Vomunale di Bologna.

    2015

  • Carlotta Del Sordo, Federica Farneti, Benedetta Siboni (2015), the paper presented is Il bilancio sociale nell’esperienza dell’Università di Bologna, Session: The role of public institutions between competition and cooperation, XXXVII Convegno Nazionale Aidea, University Cattolica of Sacro Cuore, Piacenza, 10/12 September 2015
  • C. del Sordo, F. Farneti, J. Guthrie, S. Pazzi, B. Siboni, Social Reports in Italian Universities: Disclosures and Preparers’ Perspective”, Sidrea International Workshop (SIW) Meditari Accountancy Research European Conference and Doctoral Colloquium 2015, Università di Bologna – Campus di Forlì, 3 July 2015, discussant Charl de Villiers.
  • Invited to give a speech on the topic of Resilience with reference cooperatives, at the event “Scuola, cooperazione e lavoro” 21 February 2015, 9:00-13.00 at the Palazzo del Turismo, Bellaria Igea Marina, Rimini. The event is promoted by Romagna Est, in collaboration with Confcooperative Forlì-Cesena, Confcooperative Rimini and Irecoo.

    2014

  • Gherardi L., Guthrie J. and Farneti, F, Stand-alone sustainability reporting and the use of GRI in Italian Vodafone: a longitudinal analysis, presented the 30th Anniversary of Universiti Utara Malaysia, International Conference on Accounting Studies 2014 (ICAS 2014), held as part of the UUM's International Conference on Management & Business Sustainability [https://mail.unibo.it/owa/redir.aspx?C=OIW4Ob0mhkyH2Rgjn2z4jC8wNQcW8NAINwbT0WVHc-Cry1mQREmPg7htjqB4jaYs94GeH40W8zY.&URL=http%3a%2f%2fhiccob.uum.edu.my%2f], from 18 - 20 August, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC). The theme of the conference is Contemporary Issues in Accounting Studies: Sustaining Accounting Relevance. For more details about the conference, please visit www.icas-2014.com [https://mail.unibo.it/owa/redir.aspx?C=sbdvuBv-CkWoMQUWlv-oV74VIQdXD9EI6Q90GZY_EDvMNRwQFIqCWK40WjzbHGNbXcZsgn_F038.&URL=http%3a%2f%2fwww.icas-2014.com] .
  • Scappini, B., Farneti, F., Massa, L. (2014), Developing a sustainability report in a small to medium enterprise: Process and consequences, paper presented at the Meditari Accountancy Research Conference, 26-27 june 2014, Legend Golf Safari Resort, Limpopo Johannesburg, South Africa. Also, she acted as Chair of the first session (8.30-10.00) on the 27/06/2014, Limpopo room. She acted as Discussant for the paper Stakeholder engagement in sustainability accounting and reporting by Prof. Sumit Lodhia (0228).
  • Canetto, M., Farneti F., and Guthrie, Sustainability reports of an Italian local government: a longitudinal analysis, has been accepted for presentation in a RESEARCH FORUM (RF) at the 37 the Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association from 21-23 May 2014 in Tallinn.
  • Di Giacomo N., Guthrie J., and Farneti F.,Environmental Management Control Systems for Carbon Emissions: A Case Study in Reducing Carbon Emissions from Air Travel, 17th EMAN Conference, From Sustainability Reporting to Sustainability Management Control, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Woudestein Campus Rotterdam, Netherlands, 27-28 March 2014, during the parallel session on the 27 of March at 14.45 - 16.15, Management Control Systems, Chair Sophie Stefan.

    2013

  • Presented a paper at the APIRA 2013 conference being held on 26 - 28 July 2013 at the Kobe Convention Center [http://kobe-cc.jp/english/], 6-9-1 Minatojima-nakamachi, Chuo-ku, Kobe 6500-0046, Japan. At the Conference Dr. Farneti has presented the following paper:Sustainability Reporting in the Italian Public Sector: Motives and Influences by Federica Farneti and Hussain G. Rammal, on the 28th of July, Room 503, Parallel sesstion of Public Sector Accounting. Also, Dr. Farneti Federica has been discussant of the paper [K297] Investigating the Link between Stakeholder Type and Strategic Responses to Institutional Pressures: Combining the Mitchell Et Al. (1997) and the Oliver (1991) Models: Public sector Context, byGrainne Oates (Swinburne University of Technology).
  • Panel 51. Open Panel. IRSPM Conference Prague, 10-12 April 2013, Session 6 Thursday, 9:00-11:00 Room: Kongresový sálonek 3. Paper presented Del Sordo C., Farneti F., Guthrie J., Pazzi S., and Siboni B., Sustainability Reporting in Italian Universities: A Research Note, chaired by: Juraj Nemec, Lenka Furová.
  • Panel 24. Leading Public Sector Organizations In The New Era: Challenges In Governance Systems, Mechanisms And Roles. IRSPM Conference Prague, 10-12 April 2013, Session 1, Wednesday, 11:30-12:45, Room: Salonek 12. Paper presented Canetto, M., Farneti F., and Guthrie, J., Sustainability reports of an Italian local government: a longitudinal analysis, Chairs: Morten Huse, Luca Gnan, Alessandro Hinna, Fabio Monteduro.

    2012

  • UOW’s Social Accounting and Accountability Research, Centre (SAARC) hosts the 11th A-CSEAR conference in Wollongong from 2–4 December 2012, The theme of the conference is “People and Place”. Ha partecipato al convegno con il paper Di Giacomo N., Guthrie J., e Farneti F., Travel CO2 reduction: managing and accounting in aglobal company, working paper.
  • Presented at the national conference Sidrea, 27-28 Novembre 2012, Modena, Innovare per crescere: quali proposte per il governo e l’amministrazione delle aziende?, Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy, Travel carbon emission reduction: managing and accounting in a global company, Di Giacomo N., Guthrie J., and Farneti F.
  • Presented the paper Rendicontazione di sostenibilità nelle università, Panel Panel: la rendicontazione sociale delle università, durante il convegno Responsabilità sociale dell’università: governance ed accountability nel processo di riforma, Venerdì, 2 March 2012, 9.30-18.30, Università del Piemonte Orientale Amedeo Avogadro, Sala conferenze del rettorato, via Duomo 6, Vercelli.
  • She gave a research seminar on the topic of Sustainability Reporting in Italian Local Governments, held at Darlington Centre School Building Meeting Room 6, at 11.00am-12.30pm, Wednesday 15th February, 2012.

    2011

  • RSPM 15, Trinity College and Chartered Accountants House, Dublin, Ireland from the 11th to the 13th April 2011, paper presented Del Sordo, C., Farneti, F., Pazzi, S., e Siboni, B., (2011), Social Reporting in Italian State Universities: an Exploratory Study.
  • Invited to give a seminar among the Research Seminars at South Australia University. Paper presented on the 8 February, 12-1.30 Voluntary reporting in Italian state universities, WL2-47, SA University, Adelaide, Australia.

    Highlights for 2010

  • Invited to co-chair (with Prof. Jefferey Unerman and Prof. David Owen) one of the parallel session at the Doctoral Colloquium (DC) of the British Accounting Association. The parallel sessions were on the topic of Corporate Social and Environmental Accounting 29 - 30 March 2010, Cardiff, UK.

    2010

  • The Fourth New Zealand Management Accounting Conference, Hamilton, New Zealand, 18-19 November 2010, she has presented the papr on Voluntary Reporting in Italian State Universities: what are the contents of social reports?, del Sordo, Farneti, Pazzi and Siboni.

    http://wms-soros.mngt.waikato.ac.nz/nzma/default.htm

  • She has participated at the GRI Conference, May 2010, in particularly at the lunch of the GRI NGO Sector Supplement Project. She has been part of the working group team of this Supplement since 2008:

    http://www.globalreporting.org/NewsEventsPress/ConferenceAndEvents/Conference2010.htm

  • Presented a papera at the British Accounting Associaltion (BAA) Conference on the 30 March 2010 Del Sordo, C., Farneti, F., Pazzi, S., e Siboni, (2010), Voluntary reporting in Italian Universities, what do they report?.
  • She has participated at the fifth international meeting as working group ‘GRI NGO Sector Supplement Project’Cape Town, South Africa, 2-3 March 2010.

    Highlights for 2009

  • She belongs to the scientific and organizational committees of the 1st International Conference on Sustainable Management of Public and Not-for Profit Organisations, University of Bologna 1st – 3rd July 2009. In this regard she was co-guest editorsof two special issues: Public Management Review ed Economia aziendale on line.
  • Invited to co-chair the parallel sessions on the topics of Critical, Social and Environmental 1 (room 2G12), Critical, Social and Environmental 2 (room 2G12),on the 20 April 2009, Dundee, UK. ”The BAA's Doctoral Colloquium is a national colloquium for students registered for a PhD/MPhil in Accounting and Finance at UK or Irish University. “The purpose is to bring together doctoral students to participate in plenary sessions lead by senior researchers, dedicated workshops presented by subject area specialists, and offer students the opportunity to present their own work and receive expert comment and advice from established faculty members. The Doctoral Colloquium also provides an opportunity for group networking.”

    http://www.baa.group.shef.ac.uk/events/conference/index.htm

    2009

  • Presented a paper at the Conference, Accounting, Auditing and Accountability for Climate Change and Sustainability, on the topic“Do international and national guidelines for public and third sector organisations ensure sustainability reporting?”, Dumay, Farneti and Guthrie 8th Australasian Conference on Social and Environmental Accounting Research, 5-6 December 2009 University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. Asked to act as a reviewers for papers submissions.
  • XXXII Convegno AIDEA, Le Risorse Immateriali dell’Economia Aziendale, Ancona, 24-25 September 2009, presented the following paper: Critical Analysis of International Guidelines for developing sustainability reporting in public and not for profit sector organisations, Dumay, J., Farneti, F. and Guthrie, J. Topic of the conference: Le Risorse Immateriali dell’Economia Aziendale.
  • Presented a paper 9th Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Accounting Conference, 9-11 July, Innsbruck, Austria, theme of the paper Social reporting in Italian local governments: what they do not reportFarneti, F., Guthrie, J. and Siboni, B, 9-11 July 2009, Innsbruck.
  • Presented at the 1st International Conference on Sustainable Management of Public and Not for Profit Organisations, University of Bologna 1st – 3rd July 2009, the following papers:
    1. Farneti, F., Orelli, R.L., Siboni, B., Preparers of social reports by Italian banking foundations,Università di Bologna, Forlì Campus, 1-3 July 2009. Chair of the parallel session Prof. Riccardo Mussari
    2. Dumay, J., Farneti F. and Guthrie, J., Do international guidelines ensure sustainability reporting? An analysis for public and not for profit sector organisations? Chair of the parallel session Prof. Jeffrey Unerman.
    3. Del Sordo, C., Farneti, F., Pazzi, S., e Siboni, B Voluntary Reporting in Italian Universities: what do they report?,. Chair of the parallel session Prof. Jeffrey Unerman.

  • Presented the paper: Farneti F., Guthrie, Ascertaining the views of preparers of sustainability reports in Australian public sector organisations, at the Critical, Social and Environmental Session 1, Chair Professor Jan Bebbington”, Dundee Conference, British Accounting Association, 21-23 April 2009.
  • Participated at the working group meeting of to develop the ‘GRI NGO Sector Supplement Project’ Brussels, Belgium, 11-13 March 2008, at Uniliver.
  • Participated to the second stakeholder meeting on the GRI NFO Supplement with reference the working group to develop the ‘GRI NGO Sector Supplement Project’ Brussels, Belgium, 11 March 2008, Kauri network, Conference Centre Cafè de Finnes, Brussel.

    Highlights for 2008

  • Presented, as plenary speaker, at the Charles University of Prague, Czech Republic, at the plenary session:Towards sustainability?(chair:Stephen Osborne) the paper on “Sustainability reporting by Australian public sector organisations: What and how they report?”, with Prof. James Guthrie, at the International Workshop on Social Audit, Social Accounting and Accountability, Jointly organised by the International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM) and the European Group for Public Administration (EGPA). University of Prague, Czech Republic, 15th – 16th May 2008.

    2008

  • Presented at the CSEAR Conference, “Sustainability reporting by Italian local governments: what they do not report?”, Farneti, F, Siboni, B, Guthrie, J, 7th Australasian Conference on Social and Environmental Accounting Research, 7 - 9 December 2008, The University of South Australia.
  • Participated at the working group meeting of to develop the ‘GRI NGO Sector Supplement Project, Washington, USA, December 2008, World Bank.
  • GRI/CPA Australia Lunch, 16 October 2008, Holme Building, Science Road, The University of Sydney. Among the 18 participants Mr. Ernest Ligterigen, Chief Executive GRI, Stella Whittaker, Member, GRI Organisational Stakeholder Concil, Federica Farneti GRI Working Group Member, Non Profit Sector Supplement, Alex Malley FCPA President, Geoff Rankin FCPA Chief Executive Officer, Prof. Peter Wolnizer Dean of the Faculty, Prof. James Guthrie Chair of the Discipline.
  • Partecipated at the Italian meeting at the Agenzia per le Organizzazioni Non Lucrative di Utilità Sociale, on the 24 of September, via Rovello, Milano to discuss the “Documento 1 Linee Guida per il Bilancio Social delle Organizzazioni Non Profit (ONP).
  • Presented at the “CSEAR Conference on Social and Environmental Accounting Research”, il 17-19 September, Rimini Campus, University of Bologna, Italy, on the topic Reporting of IC in the Australian Red Cross Blood Service, Farneti, F., Guthrie, J., e Steane, P.
  • Presented at the “5th International Conference on Accounting, Auditing & Management in Public Sector Reforms “http://www.eiasm.org/frontoffice/event_announcement.asp?event_id=507, Amsterdam, Netherlands, September 3-5, 2008, Sustainability reporting by Italian local governments: what they report? Farneti F., Guthrie J. and Siboni B.
  • Participated to the first stakeholder meeting on the GRI NFO Supplement with reference the working group to develop the ‘GRI NGO Sector Supplement Project’, London, UK, 2 July 2008, 12.30-16.00, Meeting Venue: Amnesty International Offices, 1 Easton Street, London WCIX ODW, United Kingdom.
  • Participated at the working group meeting of to develop the ‘GRI NGO Sector Supplement Project London, UK, 30 June – 1 July 2008, Meeting Venue: Amnesty International Offices, 1 Easton Street, London WCIX ODW, United Kingdom.
  • Participated at the working group meeting of to develop the ‘GRI NGO Sector Supplement Project in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 21-22 April 2008, GRI Secretariat, Keizersgracht 209, 1016 DT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

    Participated at the working group meeting of to develop the ‘GRI NGO Sector Supplement Project Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 7-8 February 2008, GRI Secretariat, Keizersgracht 209, 1016 DT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: http://www.globalreporting.org/ReportingFramework/SectorSupplements/NGO/NonProfitSectorSupplement.htm

  • Presented at the School of Management, Faculty of Business, Queensland University of Technology, Gardens Point Campus, Brisbane, AUSTRALIA, il 26-28 March 2008 the following papers: “Sustainability reporting by Australian public sector organisations: why they report?”, with James Guthrie during the parallel session “Financial Management and Accountability of Public Sector Organisations”; and “Sustainability reporting by Australian public sector organisations: What and how they report?”, with James Guthrie, during the parallel session “Policy Formulation, Implementation and Evaluation”: http://www.irspm2008.bus.qut.edu.au/ Gli abstract degli interventi sono contenuti nella pubblicazione edited by Kerry Brown, Myrna Mandell, Craig Furneaux, Sandy Beach, “Conteporary Issues in Public Management: The Twelfth AnnualConference of the International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM XII)”, Faculty of Businesses, Brisbane. ISBN: 1 741072158
  • Introduce the Italian working group at the seminar on ‘The Sustainable Management of Organisations Group’, Faculty of Economics and Business, The University of Sydney, SMOG, on the topic “Come to exchange ideas and research in this emerging field of research and practice”, Thursday 14th February 2008, 12pm until 2pm, Room 214/5 H69 Economics & Business Building, The University of Sydney.

    2007

  • Presented at the Università of Sydney - 6th Australasian Conference on Social and EnvironmentalAccounting Research (CSEAR), the paper “Sustainability reporting by Australian public sector organisations: why they report?”, with Prof. James Guthrie 2-4 December 2007 – December 4, 2007.
  • Presented at the University of Cardiff - Financial Reporting and Business Communication Conference, Eleventh Annual Conference, the paper on “Sustainability reporting by Australian public sector organisations: why they report?”, with Prof. James Guthrie il 5-6 July 2007;

    2006

  • Presented the paper “Balanced Scorecard Implementation in an Italian Local Government”, at the ‘4th International Conference on Accounting, Auditing and Management in Public Sector Reforms’, at the parallel session “Local Government” (LG), Chair Prof. Irvine Lapsley, Siena, Italy, 7 - 9 September 2006; http://www.eiasm.org/documents/abstracts/9295.pdf;
  • Preseted on the topic “Public sector performance reporting: an illustration of balanced scorecard in an Italian local government”, at the annual Conference EAA (European Accounting Association), during the parallel session “Public Sector and not-for-profit Accounting” (PSA), chair Torbjorn Tagesson, Dublin, Irland, 22 - 24 March 2006; http://www.eaa2006.com/pdf/EAA2006_0625_paper.pdf
  • Presented at the bi-annual conference PMA (Performance Measurement Association) on “Performance Measurement and Management: Public and Private” the paper “Balanced scorecard within Italian and Australian local public sector contexts”, with Prof. James Guthrie. The conference is organised by the Cranfield University – School of Management London, at the “The New Connaught Rooms” Covent Garden il 25-28 July 2006;
  • Presente at the conference on “Gli strumenti per il governo strategico degli enti locali: le pratiche migliori”, the paper on “La balanced scorecard come strumento di pianificazione e controllo strategico nell'ente di San Mauro Pascoli”, at the EuroPA, Osservatorio Bilanci e Servizi Enti Locali, at the exhibition centre of Rimini 16 June 2006;
  • Presented the paper “Il controllo multidimensionale delle performance d’Ateneo: l’applicazione della balanced scorecard nella prospettiva internazionale e nel contesto italiano”, with Orelli R., Del Sordo C., at the annual conference by Azienda Pubblica “Teorie e qualità dell’amministrazione pubblica, during the parallel session “Public Sector and not-for-profit Accounting”, Cagliari12-13 May 2006;

    2005

  • Presented at the Conference “Reporting e controlli per le pubbliche amministrazioni. L’evoluzione italiana e la prospettiva internazionale”, during the III parallel session - I controlli interni -, the following paper “La balanced scorecard nel Comune di San Mauro Pascoli”, at the Facoltà di Economia sede di Forlì, University di Bologna, 11-12 November 2005;
  • Presented at the Conference “Nuove prospettive nel sistema dei controlli; il rinnovamento dell’Amministrazione Pubblica si realizza attraverso nuovi tipi di controllo, interno ed esterno”, the following paper “La balanced scorecard nel Comune di San Mauro Pascoli”;
  • Presented the following paper “Outsourcing In Municipalities: Delegation Not Desertion”, with Emanuele Padovani and David Young, at the The Ninth International Research Symposium on Public Management (IRSPM IX), Bocconi University, Milan, 6 - 8 April 2005;

    2004

  • Presented the following paper “Accountability in local governments: trends, initiatives and effects of the implementation of result-oriented accounting ” with Ton Bestebreur ofErasmsu University -Rotterdam, at the annual conference by EGPA (European Group of Public Administration) “Four months after: administering the new Europe”,during the Study Group n. 4 Public finance and management, chairs prof. Mihaly Hogye e prof. Wouter Van Reeth, tenutosi a Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1 - 4 September 2004;

    2003

  • Presented the following paper “Public Financial Management Technologies in Italian Local Governments: a review of theories and practices developed during the last decade” iat the annual conference by EGPA (European Group of Public Administration) on the topic “Public Law and the Modernising State”, Oeiras, Lisbon, 3 - 6 September 2003, http://soc.kuleuven.be/io/egpa/fin/paper/Lisbon2003/Paper_Farneti.pdf
  • Presented the following paper “Il principio di accountability negli Enti Locali: dalla prospettiva internazionale a quella nazionale, osservazioni e riflessioni”, at the Workshop AIDEA Giovani, “L’evoluzione del controllo di gestione – modelli ed esperienze”, Facoltà di Economia di Forlì, University of Bologna, 18 July 2003;

    2001

    • Presented the following paper “La Comunicazione nel Processo di Governance delle Aziende Sanitarie: strumenti e processi” at the Workshop AIDEA Giovani “L’Evoluzione degli assetti di Corporate Governance”, Bologna, 9 November 2001, at the Facoltà di Economia di Bologna, Dipartimento di Discipline Economico-Aziendali.

      Member of the Advisory Board of the Journal:

      • Journal of the Asia-Pacific Centre for Environmental Accountability – from March 2011 to December 2013.

        Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal:

      • Meditari Accountancy Research- since October 2012 - ongoing.
      • Journal of Modern Accounting and Auditing (issn: 1548-6583) since 2014 – ongoing.

        Member of the Editorial Board Team of the Journal:

      • Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal, Book Review Editor since February 2014 - ongoing: http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/products/journals/editorial_team.htm?id=sampj

        Member of the Review Board of the Journal:

      • Independent Journal of Management & Production, ISSN: 2236-269X, DOI: 10.14807, from 2016:

        http://www.ijmp.jor.br/index.php/ijmp/about/editorialTeam

        Senior Associate Editor of the Journal:

      • PSU Research Review: an International Journal, ISSN: 2399-1747, from January 2017:

        http://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/services/publishing/prr/editorial_team.htm

        Member of the Editorial Review Board of the Journal:

      • Accounting Education, ISSN: 0963-9284,published by Taylor & Francis Journals, from January 2018:

        http://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=editorialBoard&journalCode=raed20

        Referee Activities as ad hoc reviewer (Journals, Conferences and Publisher)

      • APIRA conference 2010

      • EURAM conference 2010 and 2013
      • SMOG conference 2009
      • Academy of management conference 2009
      • CSEAR conference 2009
      • Meditari Accountancy Research Conference 2014
      • Meditari Accountancy Research Conference 2015

        Publishers

      • Routledge Publisher
      • Emerald Publisher
      • FrancoAngeli for the series in Accounting&Business Studies. This Series is supervised by Aidea (Italian scientific network for business studies).

        Referee Activities as ad hoc reviewer for the Italian Ministry of Higher Education and Research

      • Invited to be ad hoc reviewer from the MIUR (the Italian Ministry of Higher Education and Research) during, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Referee Activities as ad hoc reviewer for the following Journals

  1. Accounting Auditing and Accountability Journal from 2008
  2. Accounting Education from 2018
  3. Accounting Forum from 2010
  4. Administration & Society from 2012
  5. Asia Pacific Centre for Environmental Accountability
  6. Australian Accounting Review from 2008
  7. Azienda Pubblica from 2011
  8. British Accounting Review from 2013
  9. Economia Aziendale Online from 2010
  10. Financial Reporting from 2011
  11. Independent Journal of Management & Production from 2016
  12. International Journal of Business Performance Management from 2012
  13. International Journal of Economic Sciences and Applied Research from 2013
  14. International Journal of Public Sector Management from 2016
  15. International Public Management Review from 2013
  16. Journal of Cleaner Production from 2013
  17. Journal of Economic Policy Reform from 2013
  18. Journal of Modern Accounting and Auditing from
  19. Journal of the Asia Pacific Centre for Environmental Accountability dal 2011
  20. Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age from 2014
  21. Meditari Accountancy Research from 2012
  22. PSU Research Review: an International Journal from 2017
  23. Public Administration
  24. Pacific Accounting Review from 2012
  25. Public Management Review from 2008
  26. Public Money & Management from 2009
  27. Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal from 2010

    Conferences

Membership of Academic Networks

  1. Environmental and Sustainability Management Accounting Network (Eman) 2014
  2. British Accounting Association 2009-2011
  3. SIDREA 2009-present
  4. Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR), 2006-present
  5. European Accounting Association (EAA), 2006-2008, 2013 – 2014 – 2015 – 2016 - 2018
  6. Performance Measurement Association (PMA), 2006-2007
  7. European Group of Public Administration (EGPA), 2003-2006
  8. Accademia Italiana di Economia Aziendale - Giovani (AIDEA-Giovani), from 2000
  9. International Research Symposium on Public Management, 2005-present
  10. Mecosan, 2000

Scientific Impact:

  • ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3710-3591 [https://www.scopus.com/redirect.uri?url=http://www.orcid.org/0000-0003-3710-3591&authorId=25635308700&origin=AuthorProfile&orcId=0000-0003-3710-3591&category=orcidLink]

  • Google Scholar:

    h-index: 13, i10-index: 15 and citations 1.005

    web: http://scholar.google.com.au/citations?user=003ckKUAAAAJ&hl=en .

  • Scopus:

    h index 9; Documents 14; References 242; Citations 346

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  • SSRN (social science research network):

    http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=1079563 [https://mail.unibo.it/owa/redir.aspx?C=5avSi4wW10y9ciUbQsJ0uQIWGl729c8Irzf1l29seyoeOMr4bb1iUiFifKDTWWS87j-sg-_R0gk.&URL=http%3a%2f%2fpapers.ssrn.com%2fsol3%2fcf_dev%2fAbsByAuth.cfm%3fper_id%3d1079563]

  • Author Report, on the 18th of Jan 2015, indicates:

    33,082 is my AUTHOR RANK, based on 976 TOTAL DOWNLOADS

  • Researchgate indicates 10.96 total impact:

    https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Federica_Farneti/publications/#welcome

  • ACADEMIA EDU indicates 894 total views, 5 following, 28 followers e 4 co-authors: https://unibo.academia.edu/FedericaFarneti

Teaching

AA 2017-2018, University of Bologna

  • Course of “Accounting Ethics and social responsibility” (in English), 30 hours, University of Bologna, Scuola Di Economia, Management e Statistica - Forlì Campus.
  • “Accounting and Financial Statements” (in English), 60 hours, University of Bologna, Scuola Di Economia, Management e Statistica - Bologna Campus, Degree in Economics and Finance.
  • “Financial Accounting & Reporting” (in English), 30 hours, University of Bologna, Scuola Di Economia, Management e Statistica - Forlì Campus, Curriculum Economia and Management.

    AA 2016-2017, University of Bologna

  • Course of “Accounting Ethics and social responsibility” (in English), 30 hours, University of Bologna, Scuola Di Economia, Management e Statistica - Forlì Campus.
  • “Accounting” (in English), 60 hours, University of Bologna, Scuola Di Economia, Management e Statistica - Bologna Campus, Degree in Economics and Finance.
  • “Principles of Accounting” (in English), 30 hours, University of Bologna, Scuola Di Economia, Management e Statistica - Forlì Campus, Curriculum Management.

    AA 2015-2016, University of Bologna

  • Course of “Accounting Ethics and social responsibility” (in English), University of Bologna, Scuola Di Economia, Management e Statistica - Forlì Campus.
  • Course of Environmental Auditing And Corporate Social Responsibility (in English), Scuola di Economia, Management e Statistica Rimini Campus, Degree Course: Resource economics and sustainable development (RESD) and Course of Social Environmental Reporting (in English), Scuola di Economia, Management e Statistica Rimini Campus, Degree Course Business Administration and Mangament: Curriculum - Service Management (SEM).

    With reference this course the anonymous survey submitted by students who attended the course indicates that:

    AA 2014-2015, University of Bologna

  • Course of “Accounting Ethics and social responsibility” (in English), University of Bologna, Scuola Di Economia, Management e Statistica - Forlì Campus.
  • “Crash Course in Accounting” (in English), University of Bologna, Scuola Di Economia, Management e Statistica Sede di Forlì - Forlì Campus, curriculum Business and Administration, master degree.
  • “Accounting” (in English), University of Bologna, Scuola Di Economia, Management e Statistica - Bologna Campus, Degree in Economics and Finance.

    AA 2013-2014, University of Bologna

  • Course of “Accounting Ethics and social responsibility” (in English), University of Bologna, Scuola Di Economia, Management e Statistica Sede di Forlì - Forlì Campus.

    AA 2012-2013, University of Bologna

  • Course of “Ragioneria Generale ed Applicata M-Z” (Accounting) within the degree of Economia e Commercio, Economia e Gestione Aziendale, University of Bologna, Scuola Di Economia, Management E Statistica Sede di Forlì - Forlì Campus.
  • Course of “Economia Aziendale M-Z” (Business Studies), within the degree ofEconomia e commercio - Curriculum Economia e Gestione Aziendale, University of Bologna, Scuola Di Economia, Management E Statistica Sede di Forlì - Forlì Campus.

    AA 2011-2012, University of Bologna

  • Course of “Ragioneria Generale ed Applicata M-Z” (Accounting) within the degree ofEconomia e Commercio, Curriculum Economia Sociale, University of Bologna, Faculty of Economics and Busienss – Forlì Campus.
  • Course of Social Reporting in Public Sector, within the degree ofLaurea Magistrale Economia E Gestione Aziendale, Curriculum Public Management, University of Bologna, Faculty of Economics and Busienss – Forlì Campus (English).

    AA 2010-2011, University of Bologna

  • Course of “Ragioneria Generale ed Applicata” (Accounting) within the degree ofEconomia e Commercio, Curriculum Economia Sociale, University of Bologna, Faculty of Economics and Busienss – Forlì Campus.
  • Course of Social Reporting in Public Sector, I Form, within the degree ofLaurea Magistrale Economia E Gestione Aziendale, Curriculum Public Management, University of Bologna, Faculty of Economics and Busienss – Forlì Campus (English).
  • Course of Social Reporting, II Form, within the degree ofEconomia e Management delle imprese Cooperative ONP, University of Bologna, Faculty of Economics and Busienss – Forlì Campus.

    AA 2009-2010, University of Bologna

  • Course of “Ragioneria Generale ed Applicata” (Accounting) within the degree ofEconomia e Commercio, Curriculum Economia Sociale, University of Bologna, Faculty of Economics and Busienss – Forlì Campus.
  • Course of Social Reporting in Public Sector, II Form, within the degree ofLaurea Magistrale Economia E Gestione Aziendale, Curriculum Public Management, University of Bologna, Faculty of Economics and Busienss – Forlì Campus (partially in English).
  • Course of Social Reporting, II Form, within the degree ofEconomia e Management delle imprese Cooperative ONP, University of Bologna, Faculty of Economics and Busienss – Forlì Campus.

    AA 2008-2009, University of Bologna

  • Course of ‘Ragioneria Generale e Applicata’ (Accounting), within the degree of Economia e Commercio, Curriculum Economia Sociale, University of Bologna, Facoltà di Economia – Sede di Forlì.
  • Course of ‘Rendicontazione Sociale II Form’, within the degree of Economia e Management delle imprese Cooperative ONP, University of Bologna, Facoltà di Economia – Sede di Forlì.
  • Course of Ragioneria Generale ed Applicata II Form, within the degree of Economia e Commercio, Curriculum Economia e Gestione Aziendale: manageriale, University of Bologna, Facoltà di Economia – Sede di Forlì.

    From academic year 2004-2005 to 2007-2008

  • Course of ‘Contabilità e bilancio’, within the degree of Corso di Laurea in economia delle imprese cooperative e delle onp, University of Bologna, Facoltà di Economia – Sede di Forlì,

Other Teaching (University of Padova; University of Bologna; University of Lecce)

Lecturer for Master in International Business for Small and Medium Enterprises (MIBS) University of Padova, Director Prof.ssa Belussi. On the 15/04/2014, taught “Analysing and interpreting financial statements and Extended performance reporting”, in English.

Lecturer for Master in City Management, University of Bologna on the topic: Balanced Scorecard in public sector organisations, 6 September 2013.

Lecturer for Master in City Management, University of Bologna on the topic: Performance measurement. Extended Performance Reporting: History and Examples, 6 June 2013.

Lecturer for Master in City Management, University of Bologna on the topic: Italian and Australian Extended Performance Reporting, 7 June 2012.

Lecturer for Master in City Management, University of Bologna on the topic: the Balanced scorecard, 14 June 2012, Forlì.

Lecturer for Master in City Management, University of Bologna on the topic: The Balanced Scorecard in public sector organisations, 14 July 2011, Forlì.

Lecturer for Master in City Management, University of Bologna on the topic: The Balanced Scorecard in public sector organisations, 26 July 2008, 29 June 2009 Forlì and July 2010.

Lecturer for Master in City Management, University of Bologna on the topic: Lecturer at the Summer School in Public management – SSPUM, Forlì dal 18 al 29 June 2007, ‘BSC in non-profits’: http://www.sspum.unibo.it/

Lecturer within the Course ‘Governo e Direzione degli EE.LL’, Univeristy of Lecce il 22-23 September 2006, ‘Strumenti di contabilità direzionale’, on the topic “La Balanced Scorecard e il sistema
degli indicatori di risultato”.

Lecturer for the La Scuola Superiore ISUFI (Istituto Superiore Universitario di Formazione Interdisciplinare), University of Lecce, on the topic ‘Strumenti innovativi per il controllo strategico nelle pubbliche Amministrazioni’, the 28 and 29 October 2005.

Lecturer for Master in City Management, University of Bologna. On the topic: Uno strumento per la gestione strategica dell’ente locale, la Balanced Scorecard, 23 July 2005, Forlì.

Lecturer for Master in public management organizzato da STOA’, Istituto di Studi per la Direzione e Gestione di Impresa. Il modulo svolto ha avuto come oggetto il seguente tema: Uno strumento per la gestione strategica dell’ente locale, la Balanced scorecard, 27 and 28 January 2005, Villa Campolieto, Ercolano, Napoli.

Lecturer for the Corse of the Auditors for Local Governments, on the topic: Nuovi strumenti per il controllo strategico, organizzato dall’ordine dei Dottori Commercialisti di Bologna, CRESEM, 22 October 2004, Bologna.

Lecturer for Master in City Management, University of Bologna, within the topic ‘Politiche e strategie delle aziende pubbliche: La Balanced scorecard negli enti locali’, 10 June 2004, Forlì;

Co-Organiser of the AIDEA Giovani Conference “L’evoluzione del controllo di gestione – Modelli ed esperienze”, Facoltà di Economia di Forlì, University of Bologna, 18 July 2003.


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