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Dr Samuel Jebaraj Benjamin

Samuel-sizeLecturer
PhD (MMU)

Tel 64 3 479 8151
Office CO3.43
Email samuel.benjamin@otago.ac.nz

Dr Samuel Jebaraj Benjamin joined the University of Otago in June 2016. Prior to this, he was teaching at Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, Malaysia and Multimedia University, Malaysia (MMU). He obtained his PhD from the Multimedia University and was concerned with dividend policy and corporate governance. He has experience in teaching Financial Reporting and Management Accounting at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Research Interests

  • Financial reporting
  • Management accounting
  • Dividend policy
  • Corporate governance
  • Capital markets

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Publications

Benjamin, S. J., Zain, M. M., & Wahab, E. A. A. (2016). Political connections, institutional investors and dividend payouts in Malaysia. Pacific Accounting Review, 28(2), 153-179. doi: 10.1108/PAR-06-2015-0023

Benjamin, S. J., Wasiuzzaman, S., Mokhtarinia, H., & Nejad, N. R. (2016). Family ownership and dividend payout in Malaysia. International Journal of Managerial Finance, 12(3), 314-334. doi: 10.1108/IJMF-08-2014-0114

Benjamin, S. J., Marathamuthu, M. S., & Murugaiah, U. (2015). The use of 5-WHYs technique to eliminate OEE's speed loss in a manufacturing firm. Journal of Quality in Maintenance Engineering, 21(4), 419-435. doi: 10.1108/JQME-09-2013-0062

Benjamin, S. J., Mohamed, Z. B., & Marathamuthu, M. S. (2015). Institutional shareholders and dividend payout in Malaysia. Corporate Ownership & Control, 12(2), 329-344.

Benjamin, S. J., & Zain, M. M. (2015). Corporate governance and dividends payout: Are they substitutes or complementary? Journal of Asia Business Studies, 9(2), 177-194. doi: 10.1108/JABS-08-2014-0062

Journal - Research Article

Benjamin, S. J., Zain, M. M., & Wahab, E. A. A. (2016). Political connections, institutional investors and dividend payouts in Malaysia. Pacific Accounting Review, 28(2), 153-179. doi: 10.1108/PAR-06-2015-0023

Benjamin, S. J., Wasiuzzaman, S., Mokhtarinia, H., & Nejad, N. R. (2016). Family ownership and dividend payout in Malaysia. International Journal of Managerial Finance, 12(3), 314-334. doi: 10.1108/IJMF-08-2014-0114

Benjamin, S. J., Marathamuthu, M. S., & Murugaiah, U. (2015). The use of 5-WHYs technique to eliminate OEE's speed loss in a manufacturing firm. Journal of Quality in Maintenance Engineering, 21(4), 419-435. doi: 10.1108/JQME-09-2013-0062

Benjamin, S. J., & Zain, M. M. (2015). Corporate governance and dividends payout: Are they substitutes or complementary? Journal of Asia Business Studies, 9(2), 177-194. doi: 10.1108/JABS-08-2014-0062

Benjamin, S. J., Mohamed, Z. B., & Marathamuthu, M. S. (2015). Institutional shareholders and dividend payout in Malaysia. Corporate Ownership & Control, 12(2), 329-344.

Benjamin, S. J., & Karrahemi, K. E. (2013). A test of audit committee characteristics and free cash flows. Corporate Ownership & Control, 10(2), 611-626.

Benjamin, S. J., Murugaiah, U., & Marathamuthu, M. S. (2013). The use of SMED to eliminate small stops in a manufacturing firm. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, 24(5), 792-807. doi: 10.1108/17410381311328016

Benjamin, S. J., Niskkalan, A., & Marathamuthu, M. S. (2012). Fair value accounting and the global financial crisis: The Malaysian experience. Journal of Applied Management Accounting Research, 10(1), 53-68.

Benjamin, S. J., Marathamuthu, M. S., Muthaiyah, S., & Raman, M. (2011). Affordability of private tertiary education: A Malaysian study. International Journal of Social Economics, 38(4), 382-406. doi: 10.1108/03068291111112068

Benjamin, S. J., Muthaiyah, S., Marathamuthu, M. S., & Murugaiah, U. (2010). A study of segment reporting practices: A Malaysian perspective. Journal of Applied Business Research, 26(3), 31-41. doi: 10.19030/jabr.v26i3.291

Murugaiah, U., Benjamin, S. J., Marathamuthu, M. S., & Muthaiyah, S. (2010). Scrap loss reduction using the 5-whys analysis. International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, 27(5), 527-540. doi: 10.1108/02656711011043517

Benjamin, S. J., Muthaiyah, S., & Marathamuthu, M. S. (2009). An improved methodology for absorption costing: Efficiency Based Absorption Costing (EBAC). Journal of Applied Business Research, 25(6), 87-104.

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