Yuen Teen

MAK, Yuen Teen

Associate Professor

ACCOUNTING

(65) 6516 3032
bizmakyt@nus.edu.sg
BIZ1 7-27
Curriculum Vitae

Bio

Mak Yuen Teen is an associate professor of accounting and former Vice Dean of the NUS Business School, National University of Singapore, where he teaches corporate governance. He holds first class honours, master and PhD degrees in accounting and finance and is a fellow of CPA Australia. He was the founder and director of the first corporate gov....

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Recognition & Awards

  • Faculty Service Award, NUS Business school
  • Coopers and Lybrand Peter Barr Research Fellow

Educational Qualifications

  • PhD, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, 1994
  • MCom, University of Otago, New Zealand, 1987

Academic Experience

  • Co-Director, Corporate Governance and Financial Reporting Centre, NUS, 2003 - current
  • Associate Professor (on leave Sept 2008), NUS Business School, 1999 - current
  • Vice Dean, NUS Business School, 2002 - 2004
  • Deputy Head, NUS Business School, 1999 - 2002
  • Associate Professor, Massey University, 1994 - 1996
  • Senior Lecturer, Victoria University of Wellington, 1991 - 1994
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Bond University, 1991
  • Lecturer, Victoria University of Wellington, 1989 - 1990
  • Lecturer, University of Otago, 1987
  • Assistant Lecturer, University of Otago, 1985 - 1986
  • Senior Tutor, University of Otago, 1984

Corporate Experience

  • Regional Research Director, Watson Wyatt Worldwide, Asia Pacific, 2008 - current
  • Research Officer, New Zealand Securities Commission, 1988

Selected Publications

Mak, Yuen Teen and Yong, A. A., Keung, C. T. (2017), "The U.S. Market Reaction to Regulation of Social Media Disclosures.", International Journal of Business, 22(2), 85-110
Mak, Yuen Teen, Bradbury, M., S.M. Tan and MAK YUEN TEEN (2006), "Board Characteristics, Audit Committee Characteristics and Abnormal Accruals", Pacific Accounting Review, 18(2), 47-68
Mak, Yuen Teen and Yuanto, K (2005), "Size really matters: Further evidence on the negative relationship between board size and firm value", Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Vol. 13 No. 3, 301-318
Mak, Yuen Teen and ENG LI LI (2003), "Corporate governance and voluntary disclosure", Journal of Accounting & Public Policy, Vol. 22 No. 4, 325-345
Mak, Yuen Teen (2016), "The US Market Reaction to Social Media Disclosures", 28th Asia Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues

Selected Publications

18

Journals

1

Conference

Journal Articles

Mak, Yuen Teen and Yong, A. A., Keung, C. T. (2017), "The U.S. Market Reaction to Regulation of Social Media Disclosures.", International Journal of Business, 22(2), 85-110
Mak, Yuen Teen, Bradbury, M., S.M. Tan and MAK YUEN TEEN (2006), "Board Characteristics, Audit Committee Characteristics and Abnormal Accruals", Pacific Accounting Review, 18(2), 47-68
Mak, Yuen Teen and Yuanto, K (2005), "Size really matters: Further evidence on the negative relationship between board size and firm value", Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Vol. 13 No. 3, 301-318
Mak, Yuen Teen and ENG LI LI (2003), "Corporate governance and voluntary disclosure", Journal of Accounting & Public Policy, Vol. 22 No. 4, 325-345
L.L. Eng, Mak, Yuen Teen, Cheng, N.S. and C.L. Chong (2003), "Case: Performance Measures in the Media and Software Division of Kao (Singapore) Private Limited", Journal of Accounting Education, 21, 157-184, (U.S.)
Mak, Yuen Teen and H Cui (2002), "The relationship between managerial ownership and firm performance in high R & D firms", Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol.8 No. 4, 313-336
Mak, Yuen Teen and Y Li (2001), "Determinants of Corporate Ownership and Board Structure: Evidence from Singapore", Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol.7 No.3, 235-256
Mak, Yuen Teen and M L Roush (2000), "Factors affecting the characteristics of boards of directors: An empirical study of New Zealand initial public offering firms", Journal of Business Research, Vol. 47, No.2, 147-159
Mak, Yuen Teen and M Bradbury (2000), "Ownership Structure, Board Composition, and the Adoption of Charter Takeover Provisions", Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 6, No.2, 165-188
Mak, Yuen Teen and MAK YUEN TEEN (1999), "Probability Expressions: A Comparison Between Standard-Setters and Accountants", Pacific Accounting Review, 11(2), 241-254
Mak, Yuen Teen, Durden, C. and MAK YUEN TEEN (1999), "Reporting of Overhead Variances: A Cost Management Perspective", Journal of Accounting Education, 17(2-3), 321-331, (Millennium Edition)(N.Z.)
Mak, Yuen Teen and Laswad, F (1997), "Interpretation of probability expressions by New Zealand standard-setters", Accounting Horizons, Vol.11, No.4
Mak, Yuen Teen, Carr, S., J. Needham and MAK YUEN TEEN (1997), "Differences in Strategy, Quality Management Practices and Performance Reporting Systems Between ISO Accredited and Non-ISO Accredited Companies", Management Accounting Research, 8, 383-403
Mak, Yuen Teen (1996), "Forecast Disclosure by Initial Public Offering Firms in a Low-Litigation Environment", Journal of Accounting & Public Policy, Vol. 15, No. 2, 111-136
Mak, Yuen Teen and M L Roush (1996), "Managing Activity Costs with Flexible Budgeting and Variance Analysis", Accounting Horizons, Vol.10, No.3, 141-146
Mak, Yuen Teen (1994), "The Voluntary Review of Earnings Forecasts in IPO Prospectuses", Journal of Accounting & Public Policy, Vol.13, No.2, 141-158
Mak, Yuen Teen and M L Roush (1994), "Flexible Budgeting and Variance Analysis in an Activity-Based Costing Environment", Accounting Horizons, Vol.8, No.2, 93-103
Mak, Yuen Teen (1989), "Contingency fit, internal consistency and financial performance", Journal of Business Finance & Accounting , Vol. 16, No. 2, 273-300

Conference/Seminars

Mak, Yuen Teen (2016), "The US Market Reaction to Social Media Disclosures", 28th Asia Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues

Research / Teaching Areas

Financial Accounting

Disclosure

Creative Accounting

Earnings Management

Remuneration

Audit Committee

Corporate Governance

Courses

  • BMU5008, Corporate Governance (www.ucla.nus.edu)
  • Managerial accounting
  • Financial accounting

Membership & Professional Activities

  • Member, Charity Council, January 2007
  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of International Accounting Research
  • Member, OECD Asia Network on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises
  • Member, Panel of Mediators, Association of Banks (Singapore), 2002-2005
  • Member, Council on Corporate Disclosure and Governance, 2002-2005
  • Member, Committee on Corporate Governance, 1999-2001
  • Governing Council Member, Singapore Institute of Directors, 2000-2005
  • Member, Editorial Board, Pacific Accounting Review
  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy
  • Member and Honorary Treasurer, School Advisory Committee, Yew Tee Primary School
  • Member, Review Committee on Quarterly Reporting, Council on Corporate Disclosure and Governance 2005
  • Board Member, Financial Industry Dispute Resolution Centre Ltd (FIDReC)
  • Board Member, National Kidney Foundation Ltd
  • Chairman, SATA Ltd
  • Deputy Chairman, Corporate Governance Committee, Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore (ICPAS)
  • Core Member, OECD/World Bank Asian Corporate Governance Roundtable
  • Fellow, CPA Australia
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