Rudy M. Harahap is a PhD candidate at the Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand. He has been awarded a New Zealand Asean Scholarship Award 2014. He completed a Bachelor of Applied Science (in public sector accounting) from State Institute of Accounting (STAN) and Master of Commerce (in information systems) from Binus University and Curtin University of Technology. His research interest are in interdisciplinary research on accounting, operations, human resource management, public administration, and information systems. He was a senior official in a public sector organisation in Indonesia and a part-time senior lecturer at STAN and Binus University before moving to New Zealand.