Hassan is interested in organisational learning, organisation change management and adopting innovative practices to improve performances in commercial and service organisations both in public and private sectors and also higher education. He examines the role of MIS, including Accounting Control and Information Systems, in the processes of organisational change; how MIS can be developed to improve performance, performance measurement systems and how that interacts with other organisational functions. Also, how intangible and tangible values can be measured. He also examines the diffusion and implementation of innovative managerial practices. His experience is both in developed and developing countries and considers globalisation as an important factor in developing business performance. Hassan is also active in areas such as accounting education, Islamic accounting and ethics in accounting.