林自強博士 LAM Chee Keung, Kevin
Professor LAM Chee Keung, Kevin (林自強教授)
PhD (University of Toronto)
MSc (Texas Tech University)
BBA (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
FCPA (HKICPA)

Head and Professor
Department of Accountancy

Tel : (852) 3963 5326


Professor Lam is a Professor in the Department of Accountancy of Hang Seng Management College. Before he joined the College, he taught in the School of Accountancy, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and was also the Director of the Master of Accountancy Program (part-time mode) and of the Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accountancy at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Professor Lam has published a number of articles in reputable academic journals.? Professor Lam is a member of the Review Panel, the Hong Kong Institute of CPAs’ Best Corporate Governance Disclosure Awards and he was the external examiner of the Qualification Examination of the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers. ?

EducationProfessional QualificationInterestSelected Journal Publications, Since 2000Selected External ServicesAwards
TopEducation
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Master of Science in Business Administration (Information System and Quantitative Sciences), Texas Tech University, Texas, USA
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting), The Chinese University of Hong Kong

TopProfessional Qualification
  • Fellow, Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FCPA)

TopInterest

Research Interest

  • Accounting, Finance and Corporate Governance

Teaching Interest

  • Accounting and Corporate Governance 

TopSelected Journal Publications, Since 2000
  1. Chen, F., Lam, K., W Smieliauskas and M. Ye. 2016. Auditor Conservatism and Banks’ Measurement Uncertainty during the Financial Crisis. International Journal of Auditing 20:52-65.
  2. McGuinness PB., Lam, K and Vieito, JP. 2015.Gender and other major board characteristics in China: Explaining corporate dividend policy and governance, Asia Pacific Journal of Management. 32: 989-1038
  3. Fong, WM and Lam, K.  2014. Rights Offers and Controlling Shareholders’ Expropriation. Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, 41(5) & (6), 773–790.
  4. Lam, K., Sami, H, and H Zhou. 2013. Changes in the Value Relevance of Accounting Information over Time: Evidence from the Emerging Markets of China, Journal of Contemporary Accounting & Economics, 9(2): 123–135
  5. Choi JJ, K. Lam, H Sami and H Zhou2013. Foreign Ownership and Information Asymmetry.  Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies  42, 141–166
  6. Lam, K., PB McGuinness and Vieito, JP. 2013. CEO Gender, Executive Compensation and Firm Performance in Chinese Listed Enterprises, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 21, 1136-1159. 
  7. Lam, K., Sami, H, and Zhou, H. 2012. The Role of Cross-Listing, Foreign Ownership, and State Ownership on Dividends Policy in an Emerging Market, China Journal of Accounting Research, 5 (3), 199-216
  8. Chow, C., Fung, M., Lam, K., and Sami, H. 2012. Investment Opportunity Set, Relationship Endowments and Business Policies of Private Enterprises in China, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting. 38:367–389
  9. Li, J., Chu, C., Lam, K, and Liao S. 2011. Age Diversity and Firm Performance in an Emerging Economy. Implications for Cross-cultural Management. Human Resource Management 50(2): 247-270.
  10. Li, J, Lam, K., Sun, J. and Liu, S. 2008. Strategic human resource management, institutionalization, and employment modes: an empirical study in China. Strategic Management Journal, 29: 337-342.
  11. Mensah, YM, Lam, K. and Werner, RH. 2008. An Approach to Evaluating Relative Effectiveness in Non-profit Institutions. Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting and Financial Management, 20(3) 324-354.
  12. Li J., Moy, J., Lam, K., and Chu C. 2008. Institutional Pillars and Corruption at the Societal Level. Journal of Business Ethics, 83 (2): 327-340.
  13. Lam, K. and Mensah, YM. 2006. Auditors' decision-making under going-concern uncertainties in low litigation-risk environments: Evidence from Hong Kong. Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 25: 706-739.
  14. Leung, L., Lam, K. and Cao, D. 2006. Implementing the balanced scorecard using the analytic hierarchy process & the analytic network process. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 57(6): 682-691.  
  15. Li, J, Lam, K., Qian, G. and Fang, Y. 2006. The Effects of Institutional Ownership on Corporate Governance and Performance: An Empirical Assessment in Hong Kong. Management International Review, 45(3): 259-276.  
  16. Li Ji, Lam K, T M Moy, 2005. Ownership reform amongst state firms in China and its implication. Management Decision 43(4): 568 – 575.  
  17. Ho S., Lam, K., and H. Sami., 2004. “Investment Opportunity Set, Director Ownership and Corporate Policies: Some Evidence from an Emerging Market” Journal of Corporate Finance,10(3): 383-408.
  18. Fong WM, and Lam, K. 2004, Privatization and Performance: The Experience of Firms in China. The Chinese Economy, 37 (4), 5-27
  19. Smieliauskas, W., and Lam, K. 2004. Quality Financial Reporting and its Relationship to Audit Quality via an Expanded Risk Model. Journal of Forensic Accounting 5: 273-310
  20. Li, J, Lam, K., L. Karokowsky and G Qian. 2003. Firm resource and first mover advantages - A case of foreign direct investment (FDI) in China. International Business Review. 12: 625-645.
  21. Ferguson, MJ, Lam, K. and Lee, GM, 2002. Voluntary Disclosure by State-Owned Enterprises Listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting, 13(2) 124-152 (28).
  22. Li, J, Karakowsky, L and Lam, K. 2002. East meets East and West meets East – the case of Sino-Japanese Joint Ventures in China. Journal of Management Studies 39(6), 841-863.
  23. Li, J, Lam, K. and Qian, GM, 2001. Does culture affect behavior and performance of firms? The case of joint ventures in China. Journal of International Business Studies, 32(1), 115-131.
  24. Bing, R., Au, K., and Lam, K. 2001. Interlocking Directorates in China, Management World, in Chinese) 6 132-159.
  25. Li, J, Lam, K, Qian, GM, and D. Wang. 2000. Breaking into China - Strategic considerations for multinational corporations. Long Range Planning 33(5) 673-687.  

 

TopSelected External Services
  • Associate Editor: Asian Review of Accounting
  • Review Committee Member, Corporate Governance Disclosure Award, Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, 2014 - 
  • Examiner, Hong Kong Institute of Bankers, April 2010 to 2014. 
  • Subject Specialist, Hong Kong Council for Academic Accreditation 2005 - 2013.
  • Committee and subcommittee members (e.g. Student Training and Development Committee;Student Affairs subcommittee), Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, 1999-2003; QP tutor, 2005 till now. 

TopAwards
  • The Inaugural Asia-Pacific Corporate Governance Conference (Hong Kong Baptist University), 2005.   A Stress Test of the Effects of Bankruptcy Risk, Accounting Quality and Corporate Governance on Audit Fees: Evidence from Hong Kong during the Asian Financial Crisis" (With W. Smieliauskas) – Best local paper award
  • “Interlocking Directorship in China”. Management World (In Chinese). Selected as an “Outstanding Economic Technological Development” paper by the Chinese State Council in 2002.
  • “East Meets West and West Meets East: the Case of Joint Ventures in China.” The Academy of Management Conference, Toronto 2000. (Paper nominated for the Carolyn Dexter Best International Paper Award).
  • Richard Irwin Fellowship in PhD Dissertation, 1995-96.