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PROF. ALLAM M.M. HAMDAN

Professor / Acting Dean Accounting & Economics Dept. College of Business & Finance
  • Obtained his PhD in Accounting from Arab Academy of Banking and Financial Sciences, Amman, Jordan.
  • Has published more than 60 papers in regional and international journals.
  • Awarded the Third Prize of the “Arab Prize for the Social Sciences and Humanities”.
  • Also awarded the International Excellence Award in Islamic Marketing.
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Journals

  • The moderating role of governmental support in the relationship between entrepreneurship and economic growth: A study on the GCC countries, Dr. Allam Hamdan and Dr. Maria Saberi,  Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies, Emerald Group Publishing, 2018, Vol 10, Issue 3, page 1 to 17. Journal link Abstract (pdf) Research area: Business and Economics
  • Board Interlocking and Firm Performance: the role of foreign ownership in Saudi Arabia, Dr. Allam Hamdan (2018), International Journal of Managerial Finance, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 266-281.
    Journal link / Abstract (pdf)Research area: Corporate Governance and Accounting
  • Dividend Policy, Agency Costs and Board independence, Dr. Allam Hamdan (2018), International Journal of Critical Accounting, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 42-58.
    Journal link / Abstract (pdf)Research area: Corporate Governance and Accounting
  • Intellectual capital and firm performance: Differentiating between accounting-based and market-based performance, Dr. Allam Hamdan (2018), International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 139-151.
    Journal link / Abstract (pdf)Research area: Corporate Governance and Accounting
  • The role of accounting conservatism in the relationship between ownership structure and firm performance, Dr. Allam Hamdan (2018), International Journal of Critical Accounting, Vol. 9, No. 5/6, pp. 524-539.
    Journal link / Abstract (pdf)Research area: Corporate Governance and Accounting
  • The impact of board independence on accounting-based performance: evidence from Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, Dr. Allam Hamdan and Dr. Muneer Al Mubarak (2017), Journal of Economic and Administrative Sciences, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 114-130.
    Journal link / Abstract (pdf)Research area: Corporate Governance and Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship and Accounting Students’ Career in Arab Region: Conceptual Perspective, Dr. Sameh Reyad, Dr. Sherine Badawi and Dr. Allam Hamdan (2018), The Journal of Developing Areas, Vol. 52, No. 4, pp. 283-288.
    Journal link / Abstract (pdf)Research area: Accounting Education
  • Educational Governance and Challenges to Universities in the Arabian Gulf Region, Dr. Samia Costandi, Dr. Allam Hamdan, Dr. Bahaaeddin Alareeni and Dr. Ahlam Hassan (2018), Educational Philosophy and Theory, Vol. 50, No. 3, pp. 1-18.
    Journal link / Abstract (pdf)Research area: Governance and Social Science
  • Corporate Governance and Firm Performance: Evidence from Saudi Arabia, Ms. Amina Buallay, Dr. Allam Hamdan and Prof. Qasim Zureigat (2017), Australasian Accounting, Business and Finance Journal, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 78-98.
    Journal link / Research area: Corporate Governance and Accounting
  • The Risk of Intellectual Decadence: Stakeholder Organizations and the Neglect of the Human Sciences in Universities in the Arabian Gulf, Dr. Samia Costandi and Dr. Allam Hamdan (2017), International Journal of Higher Education and Sustainability, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 18-30.
    Journal link / Research area: Social Science
  • The Moderating Role of Corporate Governance on the Relationship between Intellectual Capital Efficiency and Firm’s Performance: Evidence from Saudi Arabia, Dr. Allam Hamdan, Ms. Amina Buallay and Dr. Bahaaeddin Alareeni (2017), International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 1-24.
    Journal link / Research area: Corporate Governance and Accounting
  • Corporate Governance and Voluntary Disclosure: Evidence from Bahrain, Ms. Maram Muneer Al Maskati and Dr. Allam Hamdan (2017), International Journal of Economics and Accounting, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 1-29.
    Journal link / Research area: Corporate Governance and Accounting
  • Islamic Banks Board Independence and its Relation to Performance in GCC Countries, Ms. Mariam Khalil AlQanea and Dr. Allam Hamdan, (2017), International Journal of Islamic Marketing and Branding, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 1-23.
    Journal link / Research area: Corporate Governance and Islamic Banking
  • Market Power versus Efficient-Structure in Islamic banking industry: evidence from selected GCC countries, Dr. Allam Hamdan (2016), International Journal of Islamic Marketing and Branding, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 285-295.
    Journal link / Research area: Industrial Economics
  • The Relation between Board Independence and Firm Performance: Evidence from Bahrain, Dr. Allam Hamdan (2016), Jordan Journal of Business Administration, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 481-504.
    Journal link / Research area: Corporate Governance and Accounting
  • The impact of corporate governance on market capitalization, Dr. Muneer Al Mubarak and Dr. Allam Hamdan (2016), Corporate Ownership and Control Journal, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 120-129.
    Journal link / Research area: Corporate Governance and Finance
  • Corporate Governance and Innovation: Evidence from Bahrain Bourse, Hasan Al-Mannaei and Allam Hamdan (2016), Corporate Board: Role, Duties & Composition, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 15-25.
    Journal link / Research area: Corporate Governance and Finance
  • Do Bahraini Companies use the Dividend Policy to Reduce Agency Costs?, Allam Hamdan (2016), Jordan Journal of Business Administration, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 481-504.
    Journal linkResearch area: Accounting and Governance
  • Ownership Structure and Corporate Financial Performance in Bahrain Bourse, Reem Khamis, Wajeeh Elali and Allam Hamdan (2015), Corporate Ownership & Control, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 419-434.
    Journal linkResearch area: Accounting and Governance
  • The Impact of Corporate Governance on Firm Performance: Evidence from Bahrain Bourse, Esra Ahmed and Allam Hamdan (2015), International Management Review, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 21-37.
    Journal linkResearch area: Accounting and Governance
  • The Effect of Dividends and Institutional Ownership on Performance of Companies Listed in Bahrain Stock Exchange, Reem Khamis, Wajeeh Elali and Allam Hamdan (2015), Jordan Journal of Business Administration, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 921-941.
    Journal linkResearch area: Accounting and Governance
  • The Relationship between Ownership Structure Dimensions and Corporate Performance: Evidence from Bahrain, Reem Khamis, Allam Hamdan and Wajeeh Elali (2015), Australasian Accounting, Business and Finance Journal, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 38-56.
    Journal linkResearch area: Accounting and Governance
  • The Audit Committee Characteristics and Earnings Quality: Evidence from Jordan, Allam Hamdan, Sabri Mushtaha and Abd Almuttaleb Al-Sartawi (2013), Australasian Accounting, Business and Finance Journal, University of Wollongong – Australia, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 51-80.
    Journal linkResearch area: Accounting
  • Corporate Governance and Institutional Ownership: evidence from Kuwait’s financial sector, Allam Hamdan and Abd Almuttaleb Al-Sartawi (2013), Jordan Journal of Business Administration, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 191-203.
    Journal linkResearch area: Accounting and Governance
  • The Impact of Audit Committee Characteristics on the Performance: Evidence from Jordan, Allam Mohammed Hamdan, Adel Mohammed Sarea and Sameh M. Reda Reyad (2013), International Management Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 32-42.
    Journal linkResearch area: Accounting
  • The Auditing Quality and Accounting Conservatism, Allam Hamdan, Gagan Kukreja, Bahaa Awwad and Maher Dergham (2012), International Management Review, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 33-50.
    Journal linkResearch area: Accounting
  • The Impact of Audit Committee Characteristics on Accounting Conservatism: Additional Evidence from Jordan, Allam Hamdan, Talal Al-Hayale and Emad Aboagela (2012), Journal of King Saud University, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 1-15.
    Journal linkResearch area: Accounting
  • The Reliability of Accounting Information Systems and their Impact on Upgrading Banking Performance Indicators Comparative Study of Jordanian and Palestinian Banks Listed at Amman and Nablus Stock Exchanges, Sabri Mushtaha, Allam Hamdan and Talal Shokor (2011), Dirasat Journal – University of Jordan, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 21-46.
    Research area: Accounting
  • Evaluation of Level of Accounting Conservatism in Financial Statements and its Relationship to Corporate Governance in companies listed in Kuwait Stock Exchange, Allam Hamdan (2011), Journal of King Saud University, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 253-284.
    Research area: Accounting
  • Evaluate the Impact of Contemporary Information Systems and the Internet on Improving Banking Performance, Akram Karim and Allam Hamdan (2011), Research Journal of Economics, Business and ICT, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 33-39.
    Journal linkResearch area: MIS and Financial
  • Applying Momentum Investment Strategy in Amman Stock Exchange and its Effect on the Market Efficiency and Abnormal Returns, Mahmoud Al-Otaibi, Mohammed Anaswah and Allam Hamdan (2009), Arab Journal of administrative Sciences, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 411-447.
    Journal linkResearch area: Finance

Conferences

  • Sectoral Response of GCC Stock Markets to International Oil Prices Changes, Allam Hamdan and Reem Khamis (2016), The Impact of Oil Price Changes on the Economic Growth and Development in the MENA Countries, The Middle East Economic Association (MEEA), 15thInternational Conference, March 23-25, 2016 | Doha, Qatar.
    Conference link / Research area: Financial Economics
  • The Risk of Intellectual Decadence: Stakeholder Organizations and the Neglect of the Human Sciences in Universities in the Arabian Gulf, Samia Costandi and Allam Hamdan (2014), Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies Forum: Education and its Challenges in the GCC States, Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, Doha (December 8), Qatar.
    Conference link / Research area: Social Science
  • Islamic Banks Market Structure and its Relation with Profitability: compared study from GCC countries, Allam Hamdan (2014), The 5th Global Islamic Marketing Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 22 – 24, 2014.
    Research area: Industrial Economics
  • The Impact of Audit Committee Characteristics on Earnings Management: Additional Evidence from Jordan, Allam Hamdan, Talal Al-Hayale and Emad Aboagela (2012), European Business Research Conference, World Business Institute-UK, Aug. 16-18.
    Conference link / Research area: Accounting
  • The Impact of Global Financial Crisis on the Abnormal Returns of Islamic Banks Shares: Evidence from GCC Countries, Allam Hamdan, A. Sartawi and Raed Jaber, (2012), The 3th Global Islamic Marketing Conference, Abu Dabi, UAE April 15 – 17, 2012. (Awarded the Best Paper).
    Research area: Financial Markets
  • The Impact of Information Technology on Improving Banking Performance Matrix: Jordanian Banks as Case Study, Akram Jalal-Karim and Allam Hamdan (2010), European, Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems, April 12-13 2010, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
    Conference link / Research area: Finance and MIS
  • The (E-Auditing) and its Effect on the Evidences Quality: Evidence from Bahrain, Allam Hamdan and Mohammed Abzakh (2010), European, Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems, April 12-13 2010, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
    Conference link / Research area: Accounting
  • The Role of External Auditing in Predicting Financial Crises, Allam Hamdan (2009), The Impact of Financial Crisis on Business Organization, (Zarqa University, Amman: November 10-11).
    Research area: Accounting
  • Corporate Governance and Earnings Management, Abu Ijela and Hamdan (2009).  The International Financial Crisis and Corporate Governance, (University of Farhat Abbas- Setif, Algiers: October 20-21).
    Research area: Governance and Accounting

Research Awards

  • دور رواد الأعمال الإماراتيين في تحقيق النمو الاقتصادي، علام حمدان (2017)، جائزة العويس للإبداع، الدورة الرابعة والعشرون، المركز الأول، ندوة الثقافة والعلوم، دبي – الإمارات العربية المتحدة.
    Journal link / Abstract (pdf)Research area: Economics

Books

  • Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, Allam Hamdan, Abdalmuttaleb Musleh Al-Sartawi, Reem Khamis, Mohammed Anaswah and Ahlam Hassan, Springer 2018, ISBN 1865-1348, pages 1 to 7, 
    Abstract (pdf)Research area: Business and Finance