Faculty Members' Highlights
Our team of professors are not only engaged in academic research and teaching but are also involved in real world business activities. This page allows you to learn more about their professional experience outside of teaching.
HKU Lecturer Mr. David S. Lee wins UGC Teaching Award 2020
The first business discipline faculty member in Hong Kong to receive a top teaching honour
The University Grants Committee (UGC) announced the result of 2020 UGC Teaching Award today (September 28). Mr. David S. Lee, Principal Lecturer of HKU Business School, has been awarded the UGC Teaching Award for the Early Career Faculty Members category.
Accountancy takes the centre stage of finance
Crunching numbers is essential to investment success, but often times the role of accounting is left behind. Professor Guochang Zhang, Head of Accounting at HKU Business School, wants to see a change in the way investors view company valuation, by bringing accounting to the centre stage of valuation theory.
The Uninhibited Accountant: Dr. Derrald STICE
From Medicine, to Marketing, to Economics, and eventually settling down with Accounting, the uninhibited soul of Dr. Stice has prevented him to be satiated by routine work in the private sector, but to explore the further regions of knowledge and to become the herald of innovation. Years of exploring the vast ocean of business disciplines, has Dr, Stice reached the bottom of its marina trench. He then realized that accounting is the foundation of the modern financial market. It is what keeps companies to be ethical, and what encourages investors to have faith in the market. While mastering the accounting skill of data analysis would greatly facilitate one to further advancing their expertise in finance, understanding the inseparable bond between accounting and ethics could even guide one to the path of earning righteous and sustainable income.
Accounting for Asymmetrical Information
For top managers in conglomerates, gathering information from their divisions that is both complete and accurate is not an easy task, while for capital markets, it’s crucial that the information shared externally is of the highest quality. Five accounting experts found that when internal information asymmetry occurs, the quality of that information suffers.