Prof Magdy Abdel-Kader

Professor of Management Accounting

Faculty:Lord Ashcroft International Business School

Department:Accounting, Finance and Operations Staff

Location: Chelmsford

Areas of Expertise: Business, management, leadership and law , Accounting and Finance

Magdy is Professor of Management Accounting at Anglia Ruskin University and the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Management Accounting Research (IJMAR). He is specialised in the performance management and risk management.

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magdy.abdel-kader@anglia.ac.uk

Background

Magdy received his PhD from the University of the West of England, Bristol, in 1997. His articles and commentaries have been published in journals such as Management Accounting Research, British Accounting Review, European Accounting Review, Financial Management, and Accounting Education. He is the principal author of a book on Investment Decision-Making in Advanced Manufacturing Technology, book on new product development teams, and co-author of books on enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation and management accounting change, Review of Management Accounting Research, non-financial performance measurement, and behavioural aspects of auditors' evidence evaluation.

Before joining Anglia Ruskin University, Magdy worked at the universities of Exeter, Essex, Brunel and Bedfordshire. He is a member of the American, European and British Academic Accounting Associations. He is the representative of the information systems section of the American Accounting Association in Europe.

Research interests

Magdy’s current research interest lies within Management Accounting. In particular he is interested in the following research areas:

  • Performance Evaluation and Management
  • Sustainability and Carbon Accounting
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Capital Investment Decisions
  • Fuzzy set theory applications into management accounting
  • Gender and Budgetary Participation

Areas of research supervision

Professor Abdel-Kader has extensive experience in research students' supervision. He has more than 14 successful PhD completion as primary supervisor. Magdy is currently supervising 10 doctoral students in the following areas:

  • Management accounting
  • Performance measurement and management
  • Carbon Accounting and Sustainability
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Corruption
  • Professional Ethics
  • Risk management

Qualifications

  • PhD, University of West of England, Bristol
  • MPhil (Accounting), Cairo University
  • BSC (Accounting), Cairo University

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Management Accounting Research
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Qualitative Research in Financial Markets

Research grants, consultancy, knowledge exchange

  • Research grant to Investigate Recent Technological Developments in Accounting Curricula in UK Universities. (The Higher Education Academy, 2014, £156,429)
  • Research grant to investigate Eco-Control Systems, Environmental/Economic Performance and Environmental Disclosure – A Stakeholder Perspective (United Arab Emirates, £10,000, 2013)
  • UERP Fund, (University of Essex, 2005, £3,060)
  • Research grant to investigate the current Management Accounting Practices in the UK Food and Drinks Industry. (CIMA, 2003, £22,995)
  • Teaching grant to develop a course material repository for management accounting course. (Teaching and Learning Innovation Fund, University of Essex, 2005, £3,613)
  • Consultancy on re-evaluation of assets and liabilities for privatisation of five Egyptian companies in Textile industry.
  • Advice to Great Western Holdings for re-investment in and funding of new rolling stock.

Selected recent publications

Wadongo, Billy and Abdel-Kader, Magdy (2014), Contingency Theory, Performance Management and Organisational Effectiveness in the Third Sector: A Theoretical Framework, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 63, No. 6, pp. 680-703.

El-Tawy, N. and Abdel-Kader, M. (2013), Accounting Recognition of Information as an Asset, Journal of Information Science, Volume 39 Issue 3, June, pp. 333–45, (First Published online on 17 December 2012). doi:10.1177/0165551512463648

Elgharbawy, A. and Abdel-Kader, M. (2013), Enterprise Governance and Value-based Management: a Theoretical Contingency Framework, Journal of Management and Governance, Volume 17, Issue 1, February, pp. 99-129 (First Published online on 7 May 2012). ISSN: 1385-3457 (Print) 1572-963X (Online).

Abdel-Kader, M. and Nguyen, T. (2011), An Investigation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Implementation in a Small Firm – A Study of Problems Encountered and Successes Achieved, International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 18-40. ISSN: 1548-1115

Abdel-Kader, M. (2011), Review of Management Accounting Research, Palgrave Macmillan, Hampshire, ISBN 978-0-230-25237-0 (608 pages).

Abdel-Kader, M. and Nguyen, T. (2011), An Investigation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Implementation in a Small Firm – A Study of Problems Encountered and Successes Achieved, In Madjid Tavana (Ed), Competition, Strategy, and Modern Enterprise Information Systems, IGL Global, pp. 57-80. ISBN: 978-1-466-62464-1. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-2464-1.ch004

Abdel-Kader, M., Moufty, S. And Laitinen, E. (2011), Balanced Scorecard Development – A Synthesis of Literature, In Abdel-Kader, M. (Ed), Review of Management Accounting Research, Palgrave Macmillan, Hampshire, pp. 214-39. ISBN-978-0-230-25237-0.

Wadongo, B. and Abdel-Kader, M. (2011), Performance Management Practices in Non-Profit Organisations, In Abdel-Kader, M. (2011), Review of Management Accounting Research, Palgrave Macmillan, Hampshire, pp. 450-78. ISBN-978-0-230-25237-0.

Recent presentations and conferences

Jabbour, M. and Abdel-Kader, M. (2014), Enterprise Risk Management and Changes in Organisational Structure and Roles and Responsibilities – A Case Study of a Non-life Insurance Company, the 37th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association, Talien, 20-23 May.

Wadongo, B. and Abdel-Kader, M. (2014), Strategic Performance Planning and Organisational Effectiveness in the Non-Profit Sector, 11th Annual Conference for Management Accounting Research (ACMAR), WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar, 13– 14 March.

Jabbour, M. and Abdel-Kader, M. (2014), Enterprise Risk Management and Changes in Organisational Structure and Roles and Responsibilities – A Case Study of a Non-life Insurance Company, National Conference of the British Accounting and Finance Association, London, 14-16 April.

Kotb, A., Abdel-Kader, M., Allam, A. and Franklin, E. (2014), Information Technology in the Accounting Curriculum: A Three Decades Systematic Review, National Conference of the British Accounting and Finance Association, London, 14-16 April.

Elgharbawy, A. and Abdel-Kader, M. (2014), The Effect with Compliance with the Combined Code of Corporate Governance on the Market-Based Performance – A Contingency Approach, National Conference of the British Accounting and Finance Association, London, 14-16 April.

Jabbour, M. and Abdel-Kader, M. (2013), Enterprise Risk Management and Changes in Organisational Structure and Roles and Responsibilities of Senior Management – A Case Study of a Non-life Insurance Company, Critical Studies in Accounting and Finance Conference (CSAFC), Abu Dhabi, 15-17 December.

Wadongo, B. and Abdel-Kader, M. (2013), Strategic Performance Planning and Organisational Effectiveness in the Non-Profit Sector; A contingency perspective, Management Accounting Group Conference (MARG), University of Aston, Birmingham, 21-22 November.

Jabbour, M. and Abdel-Kader, M. (2013), Enterprise Risk Management and Changes in Organisational Structure and Roles and Responsibilities of Senior Management – A Case Study of a Non-life Insurance Company, Management Accounting Group Conference (MARG), University of Aston, Birmingham, 21-22 November.

Abdel-Kader, M., Kotb, A., Allam, A. and Franklin, E. (2013), An Investigation of Recent Technological Developments in Accounting Curricula in UK Universities, Accounting Education Special Interest Group of the British Accounting and Finance Association, London, 13-15 May.

Abdel-Kader, M. and Abdel-Maksoud, A. (2013), Operational Performance Indicators, Innovative Managerial Practices, Advanced Manufacturing Technologies and Operational Staff Involvement in Firms: An International Comparative Analysis, the 36th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association, Paris, 6-8 May.

Eldaly, M.K. and Abdel-Kader, M. (2013), Audit Firms' Strategies that Have Emerged to React to The Changeable Audit Environment, the 36th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association, Paris, 6-8 May.

Elgharbawy, A. and Abdel-Kader, M. (2013), Corporate Governance, Corporate Entrepreneurship and Organisational Performance: Evidence From UK, the 36 th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association, Paris, 6-8 May.

Jabbour, M. and Abdel-Kader, M. (2013), Understanding the Change in Capital Allocation Practices Driven by ERM Implementation – A Case of a Large Non-life Insurance Company, the 36th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association, Paris, 6-8 May.

Wadongo, B. and Abdel-Kader, M. (2013), Contingency Variables, Performance Management Practices, and Organisational Effectiveness in non-profit sector, the 36th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association, Paris, 6-8 May.

Abdelmotaal, H. and Abdel-Kader, M. (2013), An Examination of the Relation Between the Use of Sustainability Measures in Executive Remuneration of UK Firms and the Shareholders’ Return, National Conference of the British Accounting and Finance Association, Newcastle, 9-11 April.

Moufty, S. and Abdel-Kader, M. (2013), Sustainability Performance Management in UK Banking Sector, National Conference of the British Accounting and Finance Association, Newcastle, 9-11 April.

Eldaly, M.K. and Abdel-Kader, M. (2013), Serving Global Clients Within Changeable Regulatory Framework: How Do the Big 4 Audit Firms Work?, National Conference of the British Accounting and Finance Association, Newcastle, 9-11 April.

Jabbour, M. and Abdel-Kader, M. (2013), Understanding the Change in Capital Allocation Practices Driven by ERM Implementation – A Case of a Large Non-life Insurance Company, 10th Annual Conference for Management Accounting Research (ACMAR), WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar, 7– 8 March.

Eldaly, M.K. and Abdel-Kader, M. (2013), A Decade of Independent Audit Oversight: A Literature Review Study, Mid-year Conference of the American Accounting Association, New Orleans, 17-19 January.