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Chelli, Mohamed

Chelli, Mohamed

Assistant Professor
M.Sc. (Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Sfax), M.Phil. (Université Paris-Dauphine), Ph.D. (Université Laval and Université Paris-Dauphine)
DMS 7159
613-562-5800 x 4766
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Professor Mohamed Chelli holds a Master of Research degree in accounting from the Université Paris-Dauphine (France). He also holds a PhD in Business Administration (accounting) from the Université Laval (Québec, Canada) and the Université Paris-Dauphine (Paris, France) as part of a joint degree program. His doctoral thesis is on the legitimization of corporate socio-environmental performance indicators and analyzes how the measures adopted by these organizations impose a sort of disciplinary authority on both the organizations being studied and the stakeholders.

Professor Chelli's teaching areas include financial accounting, advanced accounting, cost calculation and qualitative methods in accounting research.

Professor Chelli has presented his research at conferences both in Canada and abroad, such as that of the Association Francophone de Comptabilité [Francophone accounting association](Montreal, 2013 and Toulouse, 2015) and the Alternative Accounts Conference (Québec, 2012). His research relates primarily, but not exclusively, to environmental disclosure, corporate socio-environmental performance indicators and sustainable development evaluation / classification / certification auditing practices. Mohamed Chelli has published his research in such referred journals as the Journal of Business Ethics, the Accounting Auditing and Accountability Journal and Comptabilité-Contrôle-Audit.

Research Areas
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Environmental Disclosure
  • Sustainability Ratings/Rankings/Certifications

Publications during the last 7 years

Chapters in Books

  • Chelli, M. Choix stratégiques dans le champ de mesure de la performance durable. In Moncef, B., Carbone, V. and Soulerot, M.. Le management durable au coeur des organisations. Paris, France: Hermès Sciences Publications, 2011.

Papers in Refereed Journals

  • Chelli, M., Durocher, S. and Fortin, A. 2016. Normativity in environmental reporting: A comparison of three regimes. Journal of Business Ethics.
  • Chelli, M. and Gendron, Y. 2015. L’expertise en évaluation socio-environnementale des entreprises : légitimation et mises à l’épreuve. Comptabilité Contrôle Audit, 21(2): 63-96.
  • Chelli, M., Durocher, S. and Richard, J. 2014. France's New Economic Regulations: Insights from Institutional Legitimacy. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 27(2): 283-316.
  • Chelli, M. and Gendron, Y. 2013. Sustainability ratings and the disciplinary power of the ideology of numbers. Journal of Business Ethics, 112(2): 187-203.

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