Yuen Teen
MAK, Yuen Teen Assoc Professor Department:  Accounting Office:  BIZ1 7-27 Contact:  (65) 6516-3032 Email:  bizmakyt@nus.edu.sg Curriculum Vitae

Mak Yuen Teen is Associate Professor of Accounting and former Vice Dean (Finance and Administration) at theNUSBusinessSchool, National University of Singapore. He is also the Co-Director of the Corporate Governance and Financial Reporting Centre at theNUSBusinessSchool, which he founded in January 2003. He holds First Class Honours, Masters and Ph.D degrees in accounting and finance. He teaches ...[More+]

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    • Financial Accounting
    • Disclosure
    • Creative Accounting
    • Earnings Management
    • Remuneration
    • Audit Committee
    • Corporate Governance
    • Journal Articles
      • Size really matters: Further evidence on the negative relationship between board size and firm value, with Yuanto, K (2005), Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Vol. 13 No. 3, 301-318
      • Corporate governance and voluntary disclosure, with ENG LI LI (2003), Journal of Accounting & Public Policy , Vol. 22 No. 4, 325-345
      • The relationship between managerial ownership and firm performance in high R & D firms, with H Cui (2002), Journal of Corporate Finance , Vol.8 No. 4, 313-336
      • Determinants of Corporate Ownership and Board Structure: Evidence from Singapore, with Y Li (2001), Journal of Corporate Finance , Vol.7 No.3, 235-256
      • Factors affecting the characteristics of boards of directors: An empirical study of New Zealand initial public offering firms, with M L Roush (2000), Journal of Business Research, Vol. 47, No.2, 147-159
      • Ownership Structure, Board Composition, and the Adoption of Charter Takeover Provisions, with M Bradbury (2000), Journal of Corporate Finance , Vol. 6, No.2, 165-188
      • Interpretation of probability expressions by New Zealand standard-setters, with Laswad, F (1997), Accounting Horizons, Vol.11, No.4
      • Forecast Disclosure by Initial Public Offering Firms in a Low-Litigation Environment, (1996), Journal of Accounting & Public Policy , Vol. 15, No. 2, 111-136
      • Managing Activity Costs with Flexible Budgeting and Variance Analysis, with M L Roush (1996), Accounting Horizons, Vol.10, No.3, 141-146
      • The Voluntary Review of Earnings Forecasts in IPO Prospectuses, (1994), Journal of Accounting & Public Policy , Vol.13, No.2, 141-158
      • Flexible Budgeting and Variance Analysis in an Activity-Based Costing Environment, with M L Roush (1994), Accounting Horizons, Vol.8, No.2, 93-103
      • Contingency fit, internal consistency and financial performance, (1989), Journal of Business Finance & Accounting , Vol. 16, No. 2, 273-300
    • Faculty Service Award, NUS Business school
    • Coopers and Lybrand Peter Barr Research Fellow
    • PhD, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, 1994
    • MCom, University of Otago, New Zealand, 1987
    • Co-Director, Corporate Governance and Financial Reporting Centre, NUS, 2003 - current
    • Associate Professor (on leave Sept 2008), NUS Business School, 1999 - current
    • Vice Dean, NUS Business School, 2002 - 2004
    • Deputy Head, NUS Business School, 1999 - 2002
    • Associate Professor, Massey University, 1994 - 1996
    • Senior Lecturer, Victoria University of Wellington, 1991 - 1994
    • Visiting Assistant Professor, Bond University, 1991
    • Lecturer, Victoria University of Wellington, 1989 - 1990
    • Lecturer, University of Otago, 1987
    • Assistant Lecturer, University of Otago, 1985 - 1986
    • Senior Tutor, University of Otago, 1984
    • Regional Research Director, Watson Wyatt Worldwide, Asia Pacific, 2008 - current
    • Research Officer, New Zealand Securities Commission, 1988
    • BMU5008, Corporate Governance (www.ucla.nus.edu)
    • Managerial accounting
    • Financial accounting
    • Member, Charity Council, January 2007
    • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of International Accounting Research
    • Member, OECD Asia Network on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises
    • Member, Panel of Mediators, Association of Banks (Singapore), 2002-2005
    • Member, Council on Corporate Disclosure and Governance, 2002-2005
    • Member, Committee on Corporate Governance, 1999-2001
    • Governing Council Member, Singapore Institute of Directors, 2000-2005
    • Member, Editorial Board, Pacific Accounting Review
    • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy
    • Member and Honorary Treasurer, School Advisory Committee, Yew Tee Primary School
    • Member, Review Committee on Quarterly Reporting, Council on Corporate Disclosure and Governance 2005
    • Board Member, Financial Industry Dispute Resolution Centre Ltd (FIDReC)
    • Board Member, National Kidney Foundation Ltd
    • Chairman, SATA Ltd
    • Deputy Chairman, Corporate Governance Committee, Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore (ICPAS)
    • Core Member, OECD/World Bank Asian Corporate Governance Roundtable
    • Fellow, CPA Australia

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