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Professor Shahzad Uddin

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EBS - Accounting
Professor Shahzad Uddin
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  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 874150

  • Location

    EBS.3.47, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    You can find details of Academic Support hours on the EBS UG and PG information page on Moodle or by calling EBS Student Services on 01206873911

Profile

Biography

Shahzad Uddin is a Professor of Accounting and the Director of Essex Accounting Centre. He is a qualified cost and management accountant. Currently, Shahzad is the editor of Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies (JAEE). Shahzad is the founding chair of the British Accounting Association special interest group Accounting and Finance in Emerging Economies (AFEE). Shahzad began his academic career in the UK in 1998 at Queen's University of Belfast upon finishing his MSc and Ph.D. from University of Manchester. Shahzad has published on management accounting, accounting and development, public management, corporate governance, and CSR. Geographically, his publications draw from varied research sites located in four continents: Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America. Methodologically, his research is in qualitative traditions drawing from sociology, anthropology, development economics and philosophy. He has published in top accounting, development, public administration and philosophy journals such as Accounting, Organisation and Society, Development and Change, International Review of Administrative Science, Journal of Critical Realism.

Qualifications

  • MSc (Manchester)

  • PhD (Manchester)

  • FCMA

  • FHEA Higher Education Academy,

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Management accounting

Open to supervise

Corporate Governance, CSR and Sustainability

Open to supervise

Accounting and Economic Development

Open to supervise

New Public Management and Governance

Open to supervise

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • International Management Accounting (BE154)

  • Student Success Tutorial (BE916)

  • Student Success Tutorial (BE917)

  • Research Methods in Accounting (BE951)

  • In-Site Workshop Series (BE961)

Previous supervision

Md Shoaib Ahmed
Md Shoaib Ahmed
Thesis title: Management Accounting Control and Managerial Bullying; Economic, Social, and Political Dynamics in Bangladesh Rmg Sector.
Degree subject: Accounting
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 6/3/2019
Adetunji Monsurudeen Idowu
Adetunji Monsurudeen Idowu
Thesis title: Corporate Governance and Firm Financial Performance: The Nigerian Evidence
Degree subject: Accounting
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 25/6/2018
Shaila Ahmed
Shaila Ahmed
Thesis title: Towards a Political Economy of Corporate Governance: A Critical Realist Analysis
Degree subject: Accounting
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 21/3/2016
Zeeshan Mahmood
Zeeshan Mahmood
Thesis title: The Emergence of Sustainability Reporting in Pakistan - the Institutional Logic Perspective
Degree subject: Accounting
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 13/1/2016
Khandakar Shahadat
Khandakar Shahadat
Thesis title: An Ethnographic Study on the Role of Management Accounting in the Labour Control in Two Tea Plantations in Bangladesh: A Post-Structuralist Analysis
Degree subject: Accounting
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 1/4/2015
Fidelis Kedju Akanga
Fidelis Kedju Akanga
Thesis title: Issues in Accountability Between Microfinance Institutions (Mfis) and Stakeholders in a Multi-Socio-Cultural-Linguistic Context: The Case Study of the Republic of Cameroon
Degree subject: Accounting
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 16/12/2014
Sulaiman Bin Tahajuddin
Sulaiman Bin Tahajuddin
Thesis title: Management Accounting Change in Malaysian Local Government: A Case Study of Kota Kinabalu City Hall
Degree subject: Accounting
Degree type: Doctor of Philosophy
Awarded date: 4/7/2013

Publications

Journal articles (36)

Jayasinghe, K. and Uddin, S., (2019). Continuity and Change in Development Discourses and the Rhetoric Role of Accounting. Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies. 9 (3), 314-334

Uddin, SN., Mori, Y. and Adhikari, P., (2019). Participatory Budgeting and Local Government in a Vertical Society: A Japanese Story. International Review of Administrative Sciences. 85 (3), 490-505

Ahmed, S. and Uddin, S., (2018). Toward a political economy of corporate governance change and stability in family business groups. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal. 31 (8), 2192-2217

Uddin, S., Siddiqui, J. and Islam, MA., (2018). Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosures, Traditionalism and Politics: A Story from a Traditional Setting. Journal of Business Ethics. 151 (2), 409-428

Uddin, S., Jayasinghe, K. and Ahmed, S., (2017). Scandals from an island: Testing Anglo-American corporate governance frameworks. Critical perspectives on international business. 13 (4), 349-370

Alawattage, C., Wickramasinghe, D., Tsamenyi, M. and Uddin, S., (2017). DOING CRITICAL MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING RESEARCH IN EMERGING ECONOMIES. Advances in Scientific and Applied Accounting. 10 (2), 177-188

Tsamenyi, M., Hopper, T. and Uddin, S., (2017). Changing control and accounting in an African gold mine. Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change. 13 (2), 282-308

van Helden, J. and Uddin, S., (2016). Public sector management accounting in emerging economies: A literature review. Critical Perspectives on Accounting. 41, 34-62

Ashraf, J. and Uddin, S., (2016). New public management, cost savings and regressive effects: A case from a less developed country. Critical Perspectives on Accounting. 41, 18-33

Avina-Vazquez, CR. and Uddin, S., (2016). Social capital, networks and interlocked independent directors: a Mexican case. Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies. 6 (3), 291-312

Siddiqui, J. and Uddin, S., (2016). Human rights disasters, corporate accountability and the state. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal. 29 (4), 679-704

Ashraf, J. and Uddin, S., (2015). Management Accounting Research and Structuration Theory: A Critical Realist Critique. Journal of Critical Realism. 14 (5), 485-507

Ashraf, J. and Uddin, S., (2015). Military, ‘managers’ and hegemonies of management accounting controls: A critical realist interpretation. Management Accounting Research. 29, 13-26

Stergiou, K., Ashraf, J. and Uddin, S., (2013). The role of structure and agency in management accounting control change of a family owned firm: A Greek case study. Critical Perspectives on Accounting. 24 (1), 62-73

Junaid Ashraf, M. and Uddin, S., (2013). A Consulting Giant; a Disgruntled Client: A ‘Failed’ Attempt to Change Management Controls in a Public Sector Organisation. Financial Accountability & Management. 29 (2), 186-205

Uddin, S., Gumb, B. and Kasumba, S., (2011). Trying to operationalise typologies of the spectacle. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal. 24 (3), 288-314

(2010). Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies. Journal of Applied Accounting Research. 11 (1)

Hopper, T., Tsamenyi, M., Uddin, S. and Wickramasinghe, D., (2009). Management accounting in less developed countries: what is known and needs knowing. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal. 22 (3), 469-514

Uddin, S., (2009). Rationalities, domination and accounting control: A case study from a traditional society. Critical Perspectives on Accounting. 20 (6), 782-794

Tsamenyi, M., Noormansyah, I. and Uddin, S., (2008). Management controls in family-owned businesses (FOBs): A case study of an Indonesian family-owned University. Accounting Forum. 32 (1), 62-74

Uddin, S. and Choudhury, J., (2008). Rationality, traditionalism and the state of corporate governance mechanisms. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal. 21 (7), 1026-1051

Xu, W. and Uddin, S., (2008). Public sector reforms, privatisation and regimes of control in a Chinese enterprise. Accounting Forum. 32 (2), 162-177

Xu, W. and Uddin, S., (2008). Public sector reforms, privatisation and regimes of control in a Chinese enterprise. Accounting Forum. 32 (2), 162-177

Uddin, SN., (2007). The Role of Accounting in Lending Decisions for Small Firms: Evidence from a Less Developed Country

Uddin, SN. and Khan, MHA., (2006). The Role of Accounting in Lending Decisions for Small Firms: Evidence from a Less Developed Country. Reserch in Accounting in Emerging Economies. Vol. 7, 29.-53

Uddin, S. and Tsamenyi, M., (2005). Public sector reforms and the public interest. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal. 18 (5), 648-674

Uddin, S., (2005). Privatization in Bangladesh: The Emergence of 'Family Capitalism'. Development and Change. 36 (1), 157-182

Uddin, SN. and Khan, MHA., (2005). Cronyism in Lending Decisions – Evidence from a Less Developed Country. Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation. Vol.19 (Issue 8), 298-303

Uddin, SN. and Khan, MHA., (2004). Lending Decisions by Financial Institutions for Small Firms. Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation. Vol.19 (Issue 7), 251-257

Uddin, S. and Hopper, T., (2003). ACCOUNTING FOR PRIVATISATION IN BANGLADESH: TESTING WORLD BANK CLAIMS. Critical Perspectives on Accounting. 14 (7), 739-774

Uddin, SN., wickramasinghe, D., Hopper, T. and Tsamenyi, M., (2003). The State They're In: Management Accounting in Developing Countries. Financial Management (June), 14-19

Uddin, S. and Hopper, T., (2001). A Bangladesh soap opera: privatisation, accounting, and regimes of control in a less developed country. Accounting, Organizations and Society. 26 (7-8), 643-672

Uddin, S. and Hopper, T., (2001). A Bangladeshi Soap Opera: Privatisation, Accounting, and Regimes of Control in a Less Developed Country. Accounting, Organizations and Society. 26 (7/8), 643-672

Uddin, SN., (1997). Management Control: A Review of Different Theoretical Underpinnings. Dhaka University Journal of Business Studies. Vol. XVIII (No. 1), 34-48

Uddin, SN., (1996). Privatisation Issues in Developed and Developing Countries. Journal of Business Administration. Vol. 22 (No. 3&4), 75-90

Uddin, SN., (1996). Management Control Research and Development Literature – Possible Interactions and Implications for the Public Sector. Dhaka University Journal of Business Studies. Vol. XVII (No. 1), 121-135

Books (4)

Hopper, T., Wickramasinghe, D., Tsamenyi, M. and Uddin, S., (2012). Handbook of Accounting and Development. Edward Elgar Publishing. 9781848448162

Uddin, S. and Tsamenyi, M., (2010). Research in Accounting in Emerging Economies. Emerald Group Publishing. 0857244515. 9780857244512

Tsamenyi, M., (2009). Accounting in Emerging Economies. Emerald Group Publishing. 1849506256. 9781849506250

Uddin, S., (2008). Corporate Governance in Less Developed and Emerging Economies. Emerald Group Publishing. 1848552521. 9781848552524

Book chapters (11)

Uddin, S., Researching and publishing on accounting in emerging economies: an experiential account

Uddin, SN., (2017). Theorising management accounting practices in Less Developed Countries. In: The Routledge Companion to Performance Management and Control. Routledge. 287- 305. 1138913545. 9781138913547

Uddin, SN., (2015). Social Theorisation of Accounting: Challenges to Positive Research. In: The Routledge Companion to Financial Accounting Theory. Editors: Jones, S., . Routledge. 1135107262. 9781135107260

Hopper, T., Tsamenyi, M., Uddin, S. and Wickramasinghe, D., (2012). Management Control after Privatization: Illustrations from Less Developed Countries. In: Handbook of Accounting and Development. Edward Elgar Publishing. 206- 223. 9781848448162

Hopper, T., Tsamenyi, M., Uddin, S. and Wickramasinghe, D., (2012). Introduction: Accounting and Development. Edward Elgar Publishing. 1- 14. 9781848448162

Hopper, T., Tsamenyi, M., Uddin, S. and Wickramasinghe, D., (2012). Management Control and Privatisation. In: Handbook Of Accounting And Development. Editors: Hopper, T., Tsamenyi, M., Uddin, S. and Wickramasinghe, D., . Edward Elgar. 206- 223. 9781848448162

Hopper, T., Tsamenyi, M., Uddin, S. and Wickramasinghe, D., (2012). Accounting and Development. In: Handbook Of Accounting And Development. Editors: Hopper, T., Tsamenyi, M., Uddin, S. and Wickramasinghe, D., . Edward Elgar. 1- 15. 9781848448162

(2011). Review of Management Accounting Research. In: Review of Management Accounting Research. Palgrave Macmillan UK. 415- 449. 9781349321971

Tsamenyi, M. and Uddin, S., (2008). Introduction to corporate governance in less developed and emerging economies. In: Corporate Governance in Less Developed and Emerging Economies. Editors: Tsamenyi, M. and Uddin, S., . Emerald. 1- 11. 9781848552524

Uddin, SN., (1999). Management Control, Ownership and Development. In: Economic Decentralization and Public Management Reform. Editors: Mackintosh, M. and Roy, R., . Edward Elgar Publishing

Uddin, SN., (1995). Some Challenges and Alternatives to Positive Accounting Research. In: Accounting Theory A Contemporary Review. 0729509850. 9780729509855

Reports and Papers (1)

Jayasinghe, K. and Uddin, S., (2010). Continuity and Change in World Bank Development Discourses and the Rhetoric Role of Accounting

Thesis dissertation (2)

Uddin, SN., (1997). The Role of Management Control Systems in Privatisation: A Labour Process Analaysis of Bangladeshi Case Study. PhD Thesis

Uddin, SN., (1995). Management Control System and Development: A Literature Review. Master's Thesis

Grants and funding

2019

Accounting, Accountability and Reporting Reforms in Mauritius: Who (really) benefits from (all) this transparency?

Mauritius Tertiary Education Commission

2016

A Strategy to solve England's litter problem

Campaign to Protect Rural England

Contact

snuddin@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 874150

Location:

EBS.3.47, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

You can find details of Academic Support hours on the EBS UG and PG information page on Moodle or by calling EBS Student Services on 01206873911