Concordia University

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Majidul Islam , PhD, CPA, CGA

Professor, Accountancy

Office: S-MB 14133 
John Molson Building,
1450 Guy
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2235
Email: majidul.islam@concordia.ca

Education

PhD (Moscow Institute of National Economy), CGA

Dr. Majidul Islam is an associate professor at the John Molson School of Business (JMSB), began his career in Canada as a lecturer in the Department of Accountancy at Concordia University in August 1993.

Dr. Islam's previous faculty appointments were at the University of Chittagong and the University of Nigeria. He also worked as a financial controller for the Government of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates (UAE); Chief Program Officer in the Micro Industries Development Services of United States Agency for International Development at Dhaka; and a consultant in a chartered accountancy firm in Nigeria.

Dr. Islam received his Bachelor of Commerce and Master's in Accountancy from Dhaka University and his PhD from the Institute of National Economy, Moscow. He received his professional designations in different countries, doing the Diploma in Industrial Management in Nigeria and the Chartered Association of Certified and Corporate Accountants (ACCA) in the UK. He received his Certified General Accountant (CGA) designation in Quebec in 2002. Throughout his college and university years, he was a merit scholar.

His research interests include total quality management, activity based costing, balanced scorecard, ethical issues in financial reporting, international accounting, and accounting education. He currently teaches advanced management accounting, financial accounting and international accounting. He has presented papers at international and national conferences in Italy, the United States, Canada, Nigeria, Bangladesh, New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom, China and the United Arab Emirates. His conference presentations have appeared in a number of refereed conference proceedings.

Dr. Islam has had papers published in the following refereed journals: Journal of Business Ethics, Benchmarking-An International Journal, Journal of American Academy of Business, Managerial Auditing Journal, the Business Review, Canadian Accounting Perspectives, International Journal of Business Information Systems, International Journal of Accounting and Finance and Journal of Business and Policy Research, among others.

In 2006, Dr. Islam received the best paper award for quantitative papers at the International Academy of Business Disciplines (IABD) Conference in San Diego, California, and another in 2009 at the 10th International Business Research Conference of World Business Institute of Australia in Dubai, UAE.

Areas of expertise

  • Accounting education
  • Activity-Based Costing (ABC)
  • Balanced scorecard
  • Ethical perspectives in accounting practices
  • Financial reporting
  • International Accounting


Publications

Selected Research - Refereed Journal Articles

“The Influence of Transformational Leadership on Job Satisfaction: the Balanced Scorecard Perspectives,” Yang, Yi-Fang., Islam. M., Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change (JA&OC), forthcoming.

“The Impact of Company Learning and Growth Capabilities on the Customer Related
Performance,” Islam, M., Yi-Feng Yang and Mia. L., Benchmarking: an International Journal (BIJ), forthcoming, Vol. 19, No. 2, 2012.

“Leadership behavior, satisfaction, and the balanced Scorecard approach: an empirical
Investigation of the manager-employee relationship at retail institutions in Taiwan” (with Hu, Yu-Jia., Yang. Islam. M., International Journal of Commerce and Management (IJCM), vol.20 (4), 2010, pp. 339-356.

“Service Satisfaction, Information Trust and e-CRM Performance in the BSC model in the
Empirics of Financial Institutions” Yang, Yi-Feng and Islam. M., Journal of Business & Policy Research (JBPR), Vol. 4, No.1, 2009, pp. 49-64.

“An Empirical Examination of Both Mediated and Moderated Effects on Followers’ commitment to change to the Organizational BSC Approach,” Yang, Y-Feng and Islam. M., International Journal of Accounting and Finance, Vol.1, issue Number 3, 2009, pp. 251-275.

“The Link between Perceptions about the Balanced Scorecard Approach and Company
Performance—an Empirical Study”, published in the International Journal of Business Information Systems, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2007, pp.182 - 194

“Firm- and Individual-Level Determinants of Balanced Scorecard Usage” Islam., M., and  F. W. Kellermanns, F.W. Canadian Accounting Perspectives, Vol. 5, Issue 2. 2006, pp.181-207.

“The Development of Quality Management Accounting Practices in China,” Islam., M. and
Kantor, J., Managerial Auditing Journal, Issue 9, Vol. 20, 2005, pp.707-724.

“CMA Candidate Attributes and Performance: Some Implications,” Kapoor, M.R., and Islam. M., Canadian Accounting Perspectives, vol.4, No.1, 2005, pp.61-86.

“US and German Activity-Based Costing: A Critical Comparison and System Acceptability Proposition,” Kellermanns, F.W., and Islam. M., Benchmarking—an International Journal, Vol. 11, issue 1, 2004, pp.31-51.

“Audit of Accounting Program on Oral Communication Apprehension: A Comparative Study among Accounting Students,” Aly. I. and Islam. M., Managerial Auditing Journal, Vol. 18, Number 9, 2003, pp.751-760.

“Some Empirical Evidence of Chinese Accounting System and Business Management Practices from an Ethical Perspective,” Islam., M., and Gowing. M., Journal of Business Ethics, Vol.42, No. 4, February (II), 2003: 353-378.


Participation activities

Recent Refereed Conference Proceedings and Abstracts

"The Link Between Perception of BSC Implementation and Corporate Strategy and Its Impact on Performance: A Contingency Approach,” the Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA) in Toronto 2011 Abstracts: pp. 51.

“The Role of Bonus System in the Success of Quality management Practices: An Exploratory Empirical Study,” J. Segovia and M. Islam, the European Accounting Association (EAA), Rome 2011 Collected Abstract: pp. 446.

“The Link Between Perception of BSC Implementation and Corporate Strategy and Its Impact On Performance: A Contingency Approach,” M. Islam and H. Tadros, the European Accounting Association (EAA), Rome 2011 Collected Abstract: pp. 430.

“An Empirical study for the Effect of Brand Equity, Marketing Tools, Service Quality on
Customer Loyalty,” Yu-Jia Hu, Yi-Feng Yang and M. Islam, in 2011 the International Conference on Organizational Innovation Proceedings, Bangi, Malaysia.

“Leadership, Group Behaviors, and Satisfaction in the Context of Resource-Based Theory: The Role of management Accountants”, Business Research Yearbook 2011, International Academy of Business Disciplines, Vol. XVIII, Number II (ISBN 1-889754-16-1): pp. 426-431.

“Marketing Mix, Service Quality and Customer Loyalty: Customer Satisfaction Analysis of the Balanced Scorecard Perspectives”, Yu-Jia Hu, Yi-Feng Yang and M. Islam, Business Research Yearbook (BRY), the International Academy of Business Disciplines, Volume XVII, Number 2, 2010, pp. 493-498.

“Performance Measurement of Company Resources Capabilities: Balanced Scorecard
Perspectives,” Y-Feng Yang and M. Islam, the Global Accounting and Organizational Change 2008: La Trobe University and GAOC Conference Abstracts: pp. 35.

“The Interaction Effect of HR-Service, IT-Service, and MK- Service Capabilities on Performance: Balanced Scorecard Perspectives”, Y-Feng Yang and M. Islam, Business Research Yearbook: the International Academy of Business Discipline, 2008, vol. XV, 2: pp. 648-653.

“Compliance with Disclosure Requirements by Some SAARC Countries,” 17th Asian-Pacific
Conference on International Accounting Issues, Wellington, New Zealand Proceedings, November 20-23, 2005.

“Financial Reporting in the Emerging Economy of Bangladesh”, M. Islam, S. M. Saudagaran, and A. B. Nag, the 6th Emerging Issues in International Accounting and Business Conference Proceedings in Padova, Italy, June 24-26, 2004.

“Firm-Level Determinants of Balanced Scorecard Usage”, M. Islam and F. W. Kellermanns, the Business Research Yearbook, vol. XI, 2004: pp. 646-650.

Recent Conferences and Other Presentations

"An Empirical study for the Effect of Brand Equity, Marketing Tools, Service Quality on
Customer Loyalty,” Yu-Jia Hu, Yi-Feng Yang and M. Islam, at the International Conference of Organizational Innovation (ICOI) in Bangi, Malaysia on July 27-29, 2011.

“The Link Between Perception of BSC Implementation and Corporate Strategy and Its Impact on Performance: A Contingency Approach,” at the Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA) in Toronto on May 26-29, 2011.

“The Link Between Perception of BSC Implementation and Corporate Strategy and Its Impact on Performance: A Contingency Approach,” M. Islam and H. Tadros at the European Accounting Association (EAA), Rome, Italy, on April 20-22, 2011.

“The Role of Bonus System in the Success of Quality Management Practices: An Exploratory Empirical Study,” J. Segovia and M. Islam at the European Accounting Association (EAA), Rome, Italy, on April 20-22, 2011.

“The Influence of Transformational Leadership on Job Satisfaction: The Business Perspective of the Balanced Scorecard Combined with the Perspective of the Resource-Based Theory,” Yi- Feng Yang and M. Islam at the Global Accounting and Organizational Change conference in Boston, USA, on July, 2010.

“Marketing Mix, Service Quality and Customer Loyalty: Customer Satisfaction Analysis of the Balanced Scorecard Perspective,” Yu-Jia Hu, Yi-Feng Yang and M. Islam, the International Academy of Business Disciplines (IABD) conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA on April 2010.

“Leadership behavior, satisfaction, and the balanced Scorecard approach: an empirical
investigation of the manager-employee relationship at retail institutions in Taiwan,” Yu-Jia Hu, Yi-Feng Yang and M. Islam at the International Academy of Business Disciplines conference in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 2-4 April 2009.

“Service Satisfaction, Information Trust and e-CRM Performance in the BSC Model in the
Empirics of Financial Institutions,” M. Islam and Yi-Feng Yang at the Business Research Conference of the World Business Institute of Australia in Dubai, UAE, April 16, 2009.

“E-Customer Relationship Management and Performance in Banking Industry: A BSC
Perspective,” Y-Feng Yang and M. Islam at the Research Interaction Session II of the
American Accounting Association (AAA) Conference at Anaheim, California on August 5, 2008.

“Performance Measurement of Company Resources Capabilities: Balanced Scorecard
Perspectives,”   M. Islam and Y-Feng Yang at the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics, Griffith University, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia on July 14, 2008.

“Performance Measurement of Company Resources Capabilities: Balanced Scorecard
Perspectives,” Y-Feng Yang and M. Islam at the Global Accounting and Organizational Change conference at Melbourne, Australia on July 9-11, 2008.

“Compliance with International Accounting Standards by Emerging economies” at the 10th Annual International Conference on Accounting and Business, Shanghai, China on June 6-8, 2008.

“The Interaction Effect of HR, IT and MK-Service Capability on Performance: Balanced
Scorecard Perspective,” M. Islam, Y-Feng Yang and Li Zeng at the International Academy of Business Disciplines (IABD) conference at Houston, Texas, USA on April 3-5, 2008.

“Role of the Bonus System in the Success of Quality Management Practices: An Exploratory Empirical Study,” J. Segovia and M. Islam, at the 42nd Annual Conference of CLADEA-Latin American Council of Management Schools at Miami, Florida, USA on October 28-31, 2007.

“Balanced Scorecard application in Value Creation for e-Customer Service Management and Performance in Banking Industry,” Y-Feng Yang, M. Islam and Yu-Chiang Wang  at the International Academy of Business Disciplines (IABD) conference, Orlando, Florida, USA on March 29-April 1, 2007.

“The Empirical Examination of both Moderated and Mediated Relations on Followers’ Level of Organizational Balanced Scorecard Approach Commitment to Change,” M. Islam, Y-Feng Yang and An-Ju at the International Academy of Business Disciplines (IABD) conference, San Diego, USA on April 7, 2006.

“Compliance with Disclosure Requirements by Some SAARC Countries” at the 17th
Asian-Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues in Wellington, New Zealand on November 20-23, 2005.

“Factors Influencing Canadian Students’ Success in the Certified Management Accounting
Examination at the First Attempt,” M. R. Kapoor, M. Islam and S. Mustafa at the Global Business & Finance Research Conference in London, England on July 15, 2005.

“Exploring the Background of Successful Candidates in the CMA Exam: Repeat versus Single Attempt,” M. R. Kapoor, M. Islam and S.Mustafa at the International Academy of Business Disciplines (IABD) conference, Pittsburgh, USA on April 7-10, 2005.

“Financial Reporting in the Emerging Economy of Bangladesh,” M. Islam, S. M. Saudagaran, and A. B. Nag at the Emerging Issues in International Accounting conference, Padova, Italy, on June 24-26, 2004.

“Firm and Individual level Determinants of Balanced Scorecard Usage”, M. Islam and  F.W. Kellermanns, at the Management Accounting Section (MAS) of the American Accounting Association (AAA) Conference at Miami, Florida, USA on January 9-10, 2004.

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