Fathyah Hashim, DBA (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia), MSc (Accounting) (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia), BA (Accounting and Finance) (University of Plymouth, UK) is a senior lecturer at the Graduate School of Business (GSB), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). Prior to joining USM, she was working as an accounting lecturer at a private college in Kuala Lumpur. She has been teaching Accounting for Managers, Corporate Social Responsibility and Social Enterprise courses to MBA students at GSB. She has held the position of visiting academic at Brunel Business School, Brunel University London, United Kingdom.
Her area of specialization is in Voluntary Reporting and her research interests include Intellectual Capital, R&D and Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosure. She has presented her research works at various national and international conferences including Macrotheme Business and Economics Conference, Malaysia-Indonesia International Conference on Economics, Management and Accounting, and National Seminar Islamic Banking and Finance Conference. She has published in various journals including Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance, Jurnal Pengurusan, Malaysian Accounting Review, and International Journal of Management Studies. She has also co-edited a casebook entitled “Improving Performance and Enhancing Competitiveness: In Search of Innovative Solutions”.
She is appointed as one of the Peer Review Team Leaders of an international accreditation body, The Alliance on Business Education and Scholarship for Tomorrow (ABEST21), to review Management Programmes at several international business schools in Malaysia, Indonesia, and Japan. Recently, she has been appointed as an Accreditation Adviser to ABEST21.
Teaching: Accounting for Managers; Internal Audit; CSR and Social Enterprise
Research Interest: Voluntary Disclosure, Corporate Governance, Firm Performance, Firm Value