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 an associate professor of accounting and former Vice Dean of the NUS Business School, National University of Singapore, where he teaches corporate governance. He holds first class honours, master and PhD degrees in accounting and finance and is a fellow of CPA Australia. He was the founder and director of the first corporate governance centre in Singapore at the National Univer ...[More+]

Awards &
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Professional Activities
    • Financial Accounting
    • Disclosure
    • Creative Accounting
    • Earnings Management
    • Remuneration
    • Audit Committee
    • Corporate Governance
    • Journal Articles
      • Mak, Yuen Teen and Yuanto, K (2005), "Size really matters: Further evidence on the negative relationship between board size and firm value", Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Vol. 13 No. 3, 301-318
      • Mak, Yuen Teen and ENG LI LI (2003), "Corporate governance and voluntary disclosure", Journal of Accounting & Public Policy , Vol. 22 No. 4, 325-345
      • Mak, Yuen Teen and H Cui (2002), "The relationship between managerial ownership and firm performance in high R & D firms", Journal of Corporate Finance , Vol.8 No. 4, 313-336
      • Mak, Yuen Teen and Y Li (2001), "Determinants of Corporate Ownership and Board Structure: Evidence from Singapore", Journal of Corporate Finance , Vol.7 No.3, 235-256
      • Mak, Yuen Teen and M L Roush (2000), "Factors affecting the characteristics of boards of directors: An empirical study of New Zealand initial public offering firms", Journal of Business Research, Vol. 47, No.2, 147-159
      • Mak, Yuen Teen and M Bradbury (2000), "Ownership Structure, Board Composition, and the Adoption of Charter Takeover Provisions", Journal of Corporate Finance , Vol. 6, No.2, 165-188
      • Mak, Yuen Teen and Laswad, F (1997), "Interpretation of probability expressions by New Zealand standard-setters", Accounting Horizons, Vol.11, No.4
      • Mak, Yuen Teen (1996), "Forecast Disclosure by Initial Public Offering Firms in a Low-Litigation Environment", Journal of Accounting & Public Policy , Vol. 15, No. 2, 111-136
      • Mak, Yuen Teen and M L Roush (1996), "Managing Activity Costs with Flexible Budgeting and Variance Analysis", Accounting Horizons, Vol.10, No.3, 141-146
      • Mak, Yuen Teen (1994), "The Voluntary Review of Earnings Forecasts in IPO Prospectuses", Journal of Accounting & Public Policy , Vol.13, No.2, 141-158
      • Mak, Yuen Teen and M L Roush (1994), "Flexible Budgeting and Variance Analysis in an Activity-Based Costing Environment", Accounting Horizons, Vol.8, No.2, 93-103
      • Mak, Yuen Teen (1989), "Contingency fit, internal consistency and financial performance", 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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