Dr Syed Shams
|Position||Senior Lecturer (Accounting and Finance)|
|Section||School of Commerce|
|Phone||+61 7 3470 4551|
|Qualifications||BBusAdm Dhaka , MBA Dhaka , PhD Monash|
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Fields of Research (FoR)
Banking, Finance and Investment not elsewhere classified
Awarded 2019 Mid-career AFAANZ Grant for the project title “Can news sentiment prior to acquisition announcement affect acquisition success and efficiency?”
Awarded 2016 Mid-career AFAANZ Grant for the project title “Financial Readability of Target-firm and Mergers and Acquisitions”
2017 USQ Early Career L&T Staff Scholarship for project titled "Resolving the numeracy gap of many learners enrolled in finance courses by creating targeted workshops and interactive activities".
Member, Institute of Public Accountants
Currently teaching courses/programs
FIN1101 Corporate Finance
FIN1103 Financial Markets
Learning and Teaching Coordinator, School of Commerce, University of Southern Queensland
Research most recent
Shams, S., 2020. 'Competition in the Acquisition Market and Returns to Bidders in Australia'. Research in International Business and Finance. [ABDC B and SJR Q1]
Rashid A, Shams S, Bose S, Khan H, 2020. CEO power and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Disclosure: Does Stakeholder Influence Matter', Managerial Auditing Journal. [ABDC A Ranked].
Chowdhury, H., Shams, S., 2020. Does firm life cycle have impacts on managerial promotion tournament incentives? Australian Journal of Management. [ABDC A Ranked & SJR Q1].
Krishnamurti, C., Shams, S., Chowdhury, H., 2020. Evidence on the Trade-off between Corporate Social Responsibility and Mergers and Acquisitions Investment. Australian Journal of Management. [ABDC A Ranked & SJR Q1].
Balachandran, B. Fazzino, J., Shams, S. 2020. Case Study on Strategic takeover of Dyno Nobel and its impact on Incitec Pivot’s Value. Pacific Basin Finance Journal [ABDC A Ranked & SJR Q1].
Kabir S., Shams S., Lawrey R. 2020. Trade Diversion Risk for the Halal Food Exports. Journal of Islamic Marketing.
Ovi, N., Bose, S., Gunaskerage, A., Shams, S. 2020. Do the business cycle and revenue diversification matter for banks’ capital buffer and credit risk: Evidence from ASEAN region banks. Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics [ABDC A Ranked].
Gul, F., Krishnamurti, C., Shams, S., Chowdhury, H., 2020. Corporate Social Responsibility, Overconfident CEOs and Empire Building. Journal of Business Research [ABDC A Ranked & SJR Q1].
Akhtaruzzaman, M., Abdel-Qader, W., Hammami, H., Shams, S. 2020. Is China a source of financial contagion?. Finance Research Letters [ABDC A Ranked].
Faff, R., Gunasekarage, A., Shams, S. 2019. Does Takeover Competition Affect Acquisition Choices and Bidding Firm Performance? Australian Evidence. Accounting & Finance [ABDC A Ranked and SJR Q1 rank].
Krishnamurti, C., Shams, S., Pensiero, D. & Velayutham, E., 2019. Socially Responsible Firms and Mergers and Acquisitions Performance: Australian Evidence Pacific Basin Finance Journal [ABDC A Ranked & SJR Q1].
Faff, R., Prasadh. R & Shams, S., 2019. Merger and Acquisition Research in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Review of the Evidence and Future Directions, Research in International Business and Finance. [ABDC B Ranked and SJR Q1 rank]
Shams, S., & Gunasekarage, A., 2019. Competition in the Acquisition Market and Acquirers’ Long-Run Performance. International Finance. [ABDC B Ranked and SJR Q1 rank]
Kabir S., Shams S., Lawrey R. 2019. Halal Market Emergence and Export Opportunity: The Comparative Advantage Perspective. In: Xu J., Cooke F., Gen M., Ahmed S. (eds). ICMSEM 2018, Springer, Cham.
Gul, F. A., Khedmati, M., & Shams, S. M. 2018. Managerial acquisitiveness and corporate tax avoidance. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal. [ABDC A Ranked and SJR Q1 rank]
Hammer, S., Abawi, L., Gibbings, P., Jones, H., Redmond, P., & Shams, S. 2018. Developing a generic review framework to assure capstone quality. Higher Education Research & Development. [SJR Q1 rank]
Krishnamurti, C., Shams, S., & Velayutham, E., 2018. Corporate Social Responsibility and Corruption Risk: A Global Perspective. Journal of Contemporary Accounting & Economics. [ABDC A Ranked]
Shams, S.M.M., Duong, H. N., & Singh, H. 2016, 'Information Content of Directors' Trading Around Acquisitions' Pacific Basin Finance Journal. [ABDC A Ranked and SJR Q1 rank]
Shams, S.M.M., Gunasekarage, A., 2016, 'Operating Performance following Corporate Acquisitions: Does the Organisational Form of the Target Matter’? Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics. [ABDC A Ranked]
Shams, S.M.M., Gunasekarage, A., 2016, ‘Private Public Distinction of the Target and the Long Run Operating Performance of Acquirers’. Pacific Accounting Review. [ABDC B Ranked]
Research most notable
Shams, S.M.M., Gunasekarage, A., Colombage, S.R.N., 2013, ‘Does the organisational form of the target influence market reaction to acquisition announcements? Australian evidence’, Pacific Basin Finance Journal [P], vol 24, Elsevier BV * North-Holland, Netherlands, pp. 89-108.
Colombage, S., Gunasekarage. A. & Shams, S.M., 2014. ‘Target’s organisational form and returns to Australian bidders in cross-border acquisitions’, Accounting and Finance. [ABDC A Ranked and SJR Q1 rank]
Asror Nigmonov, Determinants of online peer-to-peer lending: exploring the impact of macroeconomic and environmental factors. (Associate Supervisor)
Amir Gholami, Corporate Social Discloser and Carbon Emission Policy of the Firm and Share Market Performance. (Associate Supervisor)
Jebreel Al-Msiedeen, The Influence of Corporate Governance Practices on Firm Performance and Efficiency: Evidence from Jordan. (Associate Supervisor)
Somephiane Keokhounsy, Capital Structure And Earnings Management Of Private Enterprises: Evidence From Transitional Economy Laos. (Associate Supervisor)
Rula Al Madadha, Corporate Governance and Earnings Management: Evidence from Jordan. (Associate Supervisor)
Sahar Alazzeh, Sustainability Accounting Education within Higher Education in Australian universities. (Associate Supervisor)
Publications in ePrints
Balachandran, Balasingham and Fazzino, James and Shams, Syed (2020) A case study on Incitec Pivot's acquisition strategy of dyno nobel. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal:101386. pp. 1-32.
Rashid, Afzalur and Shams, Syed and Bose, Sudipta and Khan, Habib (2020) CEO power and corporate social responsibility (CSR) disclosure: does stakeholder influence matter? Managerial Auditing Journal. ISSN 0268-6902
Shams, Syed (2020) Competition in the acquisition market and returns to bidders in Australia. Research in International Business and Finance:101339. pp. 1-50. ISSN 0275-5319
Gul, Ferdinand A. and Krishnamurti, Chandrasekhar and Shams, Syed and Chowdhury, Hasibul (2020) Corporate social responsibility, overconfident CEOs and empire building: Agency and stakeholder theoretic perspectives. Journal of Business Research, 111. pp. 52-68. ISSN 0148-2963
Ovi, Nafisa and Bose, Sudipta and Gunasekarage, Abeyratna and Shams, Syed (2020) Do the business cycle and revenue diversification matter for banks' capital buffer and credit risk: Evidence from ASEAN banks. Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, 16 (1):100186. pp. 1-19. ISSN 1815-5669
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