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Muhammad Nadeem

Dr Muhammad Nadeem

Dr Muhammad Nadeem, PhD (New Zealand), MSc (UK), MBA (Pakistan)
Senior Lecturer
Director Master of Professional Accounting

Office OBS 3.14
Tel +64 3 479 5658
Email muhammad.nadeem@otago.ac.nz
ORCID orcid.org/0000-0002-8877-4400
Linkedin www.linkedin.com/in/drknadeem
Researchgate Muhammad Nadeem

Nadeem joined the Otago Business School in June 2018 as a senior lecturer in Accounting. Prior to his appointment at the University of Otago, he served as an accounting lecturer (2017–2018) in the Department of Accounting, Auckland University of Technology. He graduated from Lincoln University in 2017 with a PhD in Accounting and Finance. His doctoral thesis, completed in just two years and two months, investigated the efficiency of intellectual capital and its links with firm performance in developed, emerging and frontier markets worldwide.

Nadeem’s research interests include, but are not limited to, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, environmental accounting and auditing, and intellectual capital. His solo-authored papers have appeared in prominent journals such as the Journal of Business Ethics (FT50 Journal) and Corporate Governance: An International Review. His co-authored papers have appeared in The British Accounting Review, Business Strategy and the Environment, Asia-Pacific Journal of Management, International Review of Economics and Finance, Australian Accounting Review, Journal of Intellectual Capital, and Journal of Cleaner Production, among others. Nadeem presents his research work at international conferences on a regular basis and won the best research paper award at 2017 AFAANZ conference, Adelaide, Australia. His co-authored article titled “To value companies like Amazon and Facebook, we need to look beyond dollars and assets” has also appeared in The Conversation, an Australian not-for-profit media outlet.

Nadeem has taught accounting courses, such as Sustainability Accounting and Reporting, Management Accounting, and Advanced Management Accounting, at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels.
Nadeem has already supervised two PhD students to completion and currently is supervising three PhD students in the areas of corporate governance, corporate social responsibility and climate change risk disclosure. He is also keen to take on new PhD students in these areas.

Nadeem also serves as the Associate Editor of Meditari Accountancy Research and an Editorial Advisory Board member of Journal of Intellectual Capital.

Teaching

  • ACCT 307 Management Accounting
  • ACCT 409 Advanced Management Accounting
  • ACCT 325 Sustainability Accounting and Reporting

Research interests

  • Corporate governance
  • Corporate social responsibility (CSR) and environmental, social and governance (ESG) standards
  • Environmental accounting and auditing
  • Intellectual capital, measurement and management

Editorial

Awards

  • Otago Business School Best Emerging Researcher Award
  • AFAANZ Best research interactive paper award (cash prize AUD$500), 2017
  • Dean’s merit award in MBA, 2009

Media highlights

To value companies like Amazon and Facebook, we need to look beyond dollars and assets, The Conversation

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Publications

Nadeem, M., Bahadar, S., Zaman, R., & Farooq, M. B. (2021). Does organisational capital influence environmental strategies? Evidence from environmental innovation. Business Strategy & the Environment. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/bse.2860

Nadeem, M. (2021). Board gender diversity and managerial obfuscation: Evidence from the readability of narrative disclosure in 10‑K reports. Journal of Business Ethics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10551-021-04830-3

Zaman, R., Atawnah, N., Haseeb, M., & Nadeem, M. (2021). Does corporate eco-innovation affect stock price crash risk? British Accounting Review. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.bar.2021.101031

Nadeem, M., Zaman, R., Suleman, T., & Atawnah, N. (2021). CEO ability, career concerns, firms’ lifecycle and investments in intellectual capital. International Review of Economics & Finance. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.iref.2021.04.023

Farooq, M. B., Zaman, R., & Nadeem, M. (2021). AccountAbility’s AA1000AP standard: A framework for integrating sustainability into organisations. Sustainability Accounting, Management & Policy Journal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1108/SAMPJ-05-2020-0166

Nadeem, M., Bahadar, S., Zaman, R., & Farooq, M. B. (2021). Does organisational capital influence environmental strategies? Evidence from environmental innovation. Business Strategy & the Environment. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/bse.2860

Journal - Research Article

Nadeem, M. (2021). Board gender diversity and managerial obfuscation: Evidence from the readability of narrative disclosure in 10‑K reports. Journal of Business Ethics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10551-021-04830-3

Journal - Research Article

Zaman, R., Atawnah, N., Haseeb, M., & Nadeem, M. (2021). Does corporate eco-innovation affect stock price crash risk? British Accounting Review. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.bar.2021.101031

Journal - Research Article

Nadeem, M., Zaman, R., Suleman, T., & Atawnah, N. (2021). CEO ability, career concerns, firms’ lifecycle and investments in intellectual capital. International Review of Economics & Finance. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.iref.2021.04.023

Journal - Research Article

Farooq, M. B., Zaman, R., & Nadeem, M. (2021). AccountAbility’s AA1000AP standard: A framework for integrating sustainability into organisations. Sustainability Accounting, Management & Policy Journal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1108/SAMPJ-05-2020-0166

Journal - Research Article

Gyapong, E., Ahmed, A., Ntim, C. G., & Nadeem, M. (2021). Board gender diversity and dividend policy in Australian listed firms: The effect of ownership concentration. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 38(2), 603-643. doi: 10.1007/s10490-019-09672-2

Journal - Research Article

Ilyas, M., Khan, A., Nadeem, M., & Suleman, M. T. (2021). Economic policy uncertainty, oil price shocks and corporate investment: Evidence from the oil industry. Energy Economics, 97, 105193. doi: 10.1016/j.eneco.2021.105193

Journal - Research Article

Nadeem, M. (2020). Corporate governance and supplemental environmental projects: A restorative justice approach. Journal of Business Ethics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10551-020-04561-x

Journal - Research Article

Nadeem, M. (2020). Does board gender diversity influence voluntary disclosure of intellectual capital in initial public offering prospectuses? Evidence from China. Corporate Governance: An International Review, 28(2), 100-118. doi: 10.1111/corg.12304

Journal - Research Article

Nadeem, M., Bahadar, S., Gull, A. A., & Iqbal, U. (2020). Are women eco-friendly? Board gender diversity and environmental innovation. Business Strategy & the Environment, 29(8), 3146-3161. doi: 10.1002/bse.2563

Journal - Research Article

Zaman, R., Nadeem, M., & Carvajal, M. (2020). Corporate governance and corporate social responsibility synergies: Evidence from New Zealand. Meditari Accountancy Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1108/MEDAR-12-2019-0649

Journal - Research Article

Nadeem, M., Gyapong, E., & Ahmed, A. (2020). Board gender diversity and environmental, social, and economic value creation: Does family ownership matter? Business Strategy & the Environment, 29(3), 1268-1284. doi: 10.1002/bse.2432

Journal - Research Article

Iqbal, U., Gan, C., & Nadeem, M. (2020). Economic policy uncertainty and firm performance. Applied Economics Letters, 27(10), 765-770. doi: 10.1080/13504851.2019.1645272

Journal - Research Article

Nadeem, M., Farooq, M. B., & Ahmed, A. (2019). Does female representation on corporate boards improve intellectual capital efficiency? Journal of Intellectual Capital, 20(5), 680-700. doi: 10.1108/JIC-01-2019-0007

Journal - Research Article

Nadeem, M., Suleman, T., & Ahmed, A. (2019). Women on boards, firm risk and the profitability nexus: Does gender diversity moderate the risk and return relationship? International Review of Economics & Finance, 64, 427-442. doi: 10.1016/j.iref.2019.08.007

Journal - Research Article

Nadeem, M., Dumay, J., & Massaro, M. (2019). If you can measure it, you can manage it: A case of intellectual capital. Australian Accounting Review, 29(2), 395-407. doi: 10.1111/auar.12227

Journal - Research Article

Farooque, M. B., Ahmed, A., & Nadeem, M. (2018). Sustainability reporter Classification matrix: explaining variations in disclosure quality. Meditari Accountancy Research, 26(2), 334-352. doi: 10.1108/MEDAR-09-2017-0218

Journal - Research Article

Zaman, R., Roudaki, J., & Nadeem, M. (2018). Religiosity and corporate social responsibility practices: Evidence from an emerging economy. Social Responsibility Journal, 14(2), 368-395. doi: 10.1108/SRJ-10-2017-0204

Journal - Research Article

Nadeem, M., Zaman, R., & Saleem, I. (2017). Boardroom gender diversity and corporate sustainability practices: Evidence from Australian Securities Exchange listed firms. Journal of Cleaner Production, 149, 874-885. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.02.141

Journal - Research Article

Nadeem, M., Gan, C., & Nguyen, C. (2018). The importance of intellectual capital for firm performance: Evidence from Australia. Australian Accounting Review, 28(3), 334-344. doi: 10.1111/auar.12184

Journal - Research Article

Nadeem, M., De Silva, T.-A., Gan, C., & Zaman, R. (2017). Boardroom gender diversity and intellectual capital efficiency: Evidence from China. Pacific Accounting Review, 29(4), 590-615. doi: 10.1108/PAR-08-2016-0080

Journal - Research Article

Nadeem, M., Gan, C., & Nguyen, C. (2017). Does intellectual capital efficiency improve firm performance in BRICS economies? A dynamic panel estimation. Measuring Business Excellence, 21(1), 65-85.

Journal - Research Article

Nadeem, M., De Silva, T.-A., & Kayani, U. N. (2016). Predicting corporate financial distress for New Zealand listed firms using intellectual capital indicators. New Zealand Journal of Applied Business Research, 14(2), 1-15.

Journal - Research Article

Zaman, R., & Nadeem, M. (2019). CSR practices among New Zealand firms: Myth or reality. Academy of Management Proceedings, 2019(1). doi: 10.5465/AMBPP.2019.16620abstract

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Nadeem, M. (2017). Modifying VAIC model to measure intellectual capital efficiency: Evidence from developed and emerging markets of the world. Proceedings of the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Conference. Retrieved from https://www.afaanz.org/conferences

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Nadeem, M., Gan, C., & Nguyen, C. (2016). Intellectual capital and firm performance: Static or dynamic estimation: Evidence from UK. In C. Bagnoli, C. Mio, A. Garlatti & M. Massaro (Eds.), Proceedings of the 8th European Conference on Intellectual Capital (ECIC). (pp. 178-185). Reading, UK: Academic Conferences. [Full Paper]

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Nadeem, M., Suleman, T., & Ahmed, A. (2018). Women on boards, firm risk and profitability nexus: Are women risk-averse or risk moderate? Proceedings of the Accounting & Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Conference. Retrieved from https://www.afaanz.org/

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

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