Dr Robyn King

Senior Lecturer

School of Business
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
+61 7 334 68084


Robyn’s teaching expertise is in management accounting at the introductory, advanced and post graduate levels. Her research interests include management control system design and use, with a particular interest in health care settings. Robyn’s prior work focussed on how management control system design varies with ownership of health care organisations. More recently the focus has shifted to management control system design and use in innovative organisations and not for profit settings. In conducting her research Robyn has worked closely with a number of Queensland hospital and health services, the Australian Association of Practice Management and privately held health care businesses.

Research Interests

  • Management control system design
    Management control system design and the relationship with ownership in professional services organisations particularly primary healthcare.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Commerce, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland


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