Biography

Gaia is a lecturer in Accounting at Norwich Business School (University of East Anglia). Prior she was a postdoctoral fellow at Bocconi University. She received her Ph.D. in “Business Administration and Management” from the Graduate School in Economics and Management (University of Padua, Venice and Verona) with a thesis on “Integrated Reporting”. During the doctorate programme and her visiting period in Melbourne at RMIT University, she has focused her research interests on accounting and corporate sustainability. She has published journal articles and book chapters on the topic of Integrated Reporting and one of her thesis paper has been awarded as “Best Junior Contribution to the Intangibles and Intellectual Capital Theory and Practice” at 10th Interdisciplinary Workshop on Intangibles, Intellectual Capital and Extra Financial Information.  

All Publications

Melloni, G., Caglio, A., Perego, P.

(2017)

Saying more with less? Disclosure conciseness, completeness and balance in Integrated Reports,

in Journal of Accounting and Public Policy

36

(3)

pp. 220–238

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Lai, A., Melloni, G., Stacchezzini, R.

(2017)

What does materiality mean to integrated reporting preparers? An empirical exploration,

in Meditari Accountancy Research

25

(4)

pp. 533-552

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Stacchezzini, R., Melloni, G., Lai, A.

(2016)

Sustainability management and reporting: the role of integrated reporting for communicating corporate sustainability management,

in Journal of Cleaner Production

136

(Part A)

pp. 102-110

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(Article)

(Published)


Melloni, G., Stacchezzini, R., Lai, A.

(2016)

The tone of business model disclosure: an impression management analysis of the integrated reports,

in Journal of Management and Governance

20

(2)

pp. 295-320

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(Article)

(Published)


Lai, A., Melloni, G., Stacchezzini, R.

(2016)

Corporate Sustainable Development: is ‘Integrated Reporting’ a Legitimation Strategy?,

in Business Strategy and the Environment

25

(3)

pp. 165-177

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(Article)

(Published)


Melloni, G.

(2015)

Intellectual capital disclosure in integrated reporting: an impression management analysis,

in Journal of Intellectual Capital

16

(3)

pp. 661-680

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(Article)

(Published)


Key Research Interests

Integrated Reporting, Financial and non-financial Disclosure, Corpotate social responsibility. Executive compensation, Corporate Governance

Administrative Posts

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