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Professor Shahzad Uddin

Professor
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 co-editor of Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies (JAEE). Shahzad is the founding chair of 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 PhD from University of Manchester. Shahzad has published on management accounting, accounitng 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 Administrtative Science, Journal of Critical Realism. Major Honours and Grants Received Research projects funded by the Czech Science Foundation (with Tomas Bata University in Zlín and University of Economics, Czech Republic), £100,000, 2017-2020 Grant received from Campaign to Protect Rural England, £55,768 (with Professor Karen Hulme, School of Law, University of Essex), £55,000, 2016-17 JSPS Fellowship, 2014-15 Grant Received from the British Academy for a research project, £7500, 2007-08 Grant received from the Nuffield Foundation for a research project, £7,240, 2003-2005 Grant received from CIMA, UK for a research project £34,000, 1999-2002

Qualifications

  • MSc (Manchester)

  • PhD (Manchester)

  • FCMA

  • FHEA Higher Education Academy

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Management accounting

Corporate Governance, CSR and Sustainability

Accounting and Economic Development

New Public Management and Governance

Teaching and supervision

  • Advanced Management Accounting (BE131)

  • International Management Accounting (BE154)

  • Student Success Tutorial (BE916)

  • Research Methods in Accounting (BE951)

Publications

Journals (32)

Tsamenyi, M., Hopper, T. and Uddin, S., (2017). Changing Control and Accounting in an African Gold Mine: An Emergence of a New Despotic Control. Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change. 13 (2)

Uddin, SN., Alawattage, C., Wickramasinghe, D. and Tsamenyi, M., (2017). Doing critical management accounting research in emerging economies. Advances in Scientific and Applied Accounting. 10 (2)

(2017). Participatory Budgeting and Local Government in a Vertical Society: A Japanese Story. International Review of Administrative Sciences

Uddin, SN., Jayasinghe, K. and Ahmed, S., (2017). Scandals from an Island: Testing Anglo-American Corporate Governance Frameworks. Critical perspectives on international business. 13 (4)

Uddin, S., Siddiqui, J. and Islam, MA., (2016). Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosures, Traditionalism and Politics: A Story from a Traditional Setting. Journal of Business Ethics

Siddiqui, J. and Uddin, S., (2016). Human rights disasters, corporate accountability and the state: Lessons learned from Rana Plaza. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal. 29 (4)

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

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

Avina-Vazquez, CR. and Uddin, S., (2016). Social Capital, Networks and Interlocking Directorates: A Mexican Case. Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies. 6 (3)

(2015). Military, ‘managers’ and hegemonies of management accounting controls: A critical realist interpretation. Management Accounting Research. 29

(2015). Management Accounting Research and Structuration Theory: A Critical Realist Critique. Journal of Critical Realism. 14 (5)

(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)

(2013). A Consulting Giant; a Disgruntled Client: A ‘Failed’ Attempt to Change Management Controls in a Public Sector Organisation. Financial Accountability & Management. 29 (2)

(2011). Trying to operationalise typologies of the spectacle. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal. 24 (3)

(2009). Management accounting in less developed countries: what is known and needs knowing. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal. 22 (3)

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

(2008). Management controls in family-owned businesses (FOBs): A case study of an Indonesian family-owned University. Accounting Forum. 32 (1)

(2008). Rationality, traditionalism and the state of corporate governance mechanisms. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal. 21 (7)

(2008). Public sector reforms, privatisation and regimes of control in a Chinese enterprise. Accounting Forum. 32 (2)

(2008). Public sector reforms, privatisation and regimes of control in a Chinese enterprise. Accounting Forum. 32 (2)

(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

(2005). Public sector reforms and the public interest. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal. 18 (5)

(2005). Privatization in Bangladesh: The Emergence of 'Family Capitalism'. Development and Change. 36 (1)

(2005). Cronyism in Lending Decisions – Evidence from a Less Developed Country. Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation. Vol.19 (Issue 8)

(2004). Lending Decisions by Financial Institutions for Small Firms. Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation. Vol.19 (Issue 7)

(2003). ACCOUNTING FOR PRIVATISATION IN BANGLADESH: TESTING WORLD BANK CLAIMS. Critical Perspectives on Accounting. 14 (7)

(2003). The State They're In: Management Accounting in Developing Countries. Financial Management (June)

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

(2001). A Bangladeshi Soap Opera: Privatisation, Accounting, and Regimes of Control in a Less Developed Country. Accounting, Organizations and Society. 26 (7/8)

(1997). Management Control: A Review of Different Theoretical Underpinnings. Dhaka University Journal of Business Studies. Vol. XVIII (No. 1)

(1996). Privatisation Issues in Developed and Developing Countries. Journal of Business Administration. Vol. 22 (No. 3&4)

(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)

Chapters (8)

(2015). Social Theorisation of Accounting: Challenges to Positive Research. The Routledge Companion to Financial Accounting Theory. The Routledge Companion to Financial Accounting Theory. 1135107262. 9781135107260

(2012). Management control after privatization: Illustrations from less developed countries. Handbook of Accounting and Development. Handbook of Accounting and Development. 206. 223. 9781848448162

(2012). Introduction: Accounting and development. 1. 14. 9781848448162

(2012). Management Control and Privatisation. Handbook Of Accounting And Development. Handbook Of Accounting And Development. 206. 223. 9781848448162

(2012). Accounting and Development. Handbook Of Accounting And Development. Handbook Of Accounting And Development. 1. 15. 9781848448162

(2011). Review of management control change research with special reference to the public sector and less developed countries: A critical evaluation. Review of Management Accounting Research. Review of Management Accounting Research. 415. 449. 9780230353275

(2008). Introduction tocorporate governance inless developed andemerging economies. 1. 11. 9781848552524

(1999). Management Control, Ownership and Development. Economic Decentralization and Public Management Reform. Economic Decentralization and Public Management Reform

Books (4)

(2012).Handbook of accounting and development. 9781848448162

(2010).Research in Accounting in Emerging Economies. Emerald Group Publishing. 0857244515. 9780857244512

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

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

Reports (1)

(2010). Continuity and Change in World Bank Development Discourses and the Rhetoric Role of Accounting

Thesis dissertation (2)

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

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

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