Dr. Ahmad A. Al-Hiyari

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Dr. Ahmad A. Al-Hiyari

Position: Assistant Professor of Accounting
QUALIFICATION: PhD (Accounting, University Utara Malaysia), MBA (Accounting, University of Jordan)

Ahmad A. Al-Hiyari received his PhD in Accounting from College of Business (COB) at the University Utara Malaysia (AACSB accredited), in 2016. He received his M.B.A with a major in Accounting from the University of Jordan, in 2010. His research interests lie in financial accounting and corporate governance with a specific interest in auditing, financial reporting, and the role of accounting information in capital markets. His teaching interest includes financial accounting, managerial accounting, auditing, and financial management. He published in a number of reputable international journals. His work can be accessed at https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=d1mPtsQAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

Selected publications:

  • Al-Hiyari, A., Said, N. Al, &Hattab, E. (2019). Factors That Influence the Use of Computer Assisted Audit Techniques (CAATS) By Internal Auditors in Jordan. Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal, 23(3).
  • Al-Hiyari, A. (2017). A critical review of corporate governance reforms in Malaysia. Journal of Governance and Regulation, 6(1), 38–44.
  • Al-Hiyari, A., Abdul Latif, R., &Amran, N. A. (2016). Do Big 4 auditors improve the ability of goodwill to forecast future cash flows? The Malaysian evidence. Corporate Ownership and Control, 13(2), 164–172.
  • Al-Hiyari, A., Abdul Latif, R., &Amran, N. A. (2016). Goodwill impairment: An examination of Chief Executive Officer Tenure in Malaysia. Advanced Science Letters, forthcoming.
  • Al-Hiyari, A., Latif, R. A., &Amran, N. A. (2016). The value relevance of purchased goodwill in Malaysian firms: the pre- and post- IFRS evidence. International Journal of Business Research, 16(Special Issue), 69–80.
  • Al-Hiyari, A., AL-Mashregy, M. H. H., Mat, N. K. N., &Alekam, J. M. email. (2013). Factors that Affect Accounting Information System Implementation and Accounting Information Quality: A Survey in University Utara Malaysia. American Journal of Economics, 3(1), 27–31.
  • Salameh, R., Al-Weshah, G., Al-Nsour, M., & Al-Hiyari, A. (2011). Alternative internal audit structures and perceived effectiveness of internal audit in fraud prevention: Evidence from the Jordanian banking industry. Canadian Social Science, 7(3), 40–50.