- DMS 7162
- 613-562-5800 x 4736
- Enterprise Risk Management (financial risk, business/operational risk, strategic risk) corporate finance and corporate governance, and corporate law
- Human capital value and financial reporting
- International financial investments (Strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions, contracting)
Dr. Kaouthar Lajili is a Full Professor in Finance and Accounting. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (USA) and a CPA, CGA professional designation. Her research interests are interdisciplinary and include risk management, behaviour and governance, financial and business reporting, and valuation of human capital; corporate governance and enterprise risk management with a focus on information value and disclosure. She has been published in the Journal of Management and Governance, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of International Accounting Research, Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, Managerial and Decision Economics, Journal of Human Resource Costing and Accounting, and the Journal of International Accounting, Auditing and Taxation, among others. She teaches at the advanced undergraduate and graduate levels.
Publications during the last 7 years
Chapters in Books
Canonico, P., De Nito, E., Inauen, M., Lajili, K., Macak, T., F. Santos, N.M.B., Schenker-Wicki, A. and Willmott, H. Performance Management: Contemporary Control . In Gianluigi, M., Submair, A., Mercurio, R. and Iacono, M.P.. Contemporary Management: A Global Perspective. Palgrave-Macmillan, 2017.
Lajili, K. A Relational Stakeholder Approach to Human Capital Resources Governance. In Research anthology on a relational approach to stakeholder engagement. 2nd Australasian ed., Milton: Wiley, 2017.
Papers in Refereed Journals
Dobler, M., Lajili, K. and Zéghal, D. 2016. Risk Disclosures and Cultural Values: A Research Note. Research Journal of Finance and Accounting, 7(18): 53-61.
Lajili, K. 2015. Embedding Human Capital in Governance Design: A Conceptual Framework. Journal of Management and Governance, 19(4): 741-762.
Dobler, M., Lajili, K. and Zéghal, D. 2015. Corporate environmental sustainability disclosures and environmental risk: Alternative tests of socio-political theories. Journal of Accounting and Organizational Change, 11(3): 301-322.
Dobler, M., Lajili, K. and Zéghal, D. 2014. Environmental Performance, Environmental Risk and Risk Management. Business Strategy and the Environment, 23(1): 1-17.
Lajili, K. and Ben Amor, S. 2014. Exploring the Risk Tolerance in the Gold Industry: An Empirical Study. International Journal of Research in Business Studies and Management, 1(1): 12-23.
Lajili, K. 2012. Towards Building a Human Capital- Based Governance Framework. Journal of Management Policy and Practice, 13(3): 13-30.
Lajili, K., Dobler, M. and Zéghal, D. 2012. An Empirical Investigation of Business and Operational Risk Disclosures. International Journal of Management and Business, 3(2): 53-71.
Chkir, I.E. and Lajili, K. 2012. BCE Inc. Privatization: Fact or Fiction?. International Research Journal of Applied Finance, 13 pages.
Dobler, M., Lajili, K. and Zéghal, D. 2011. Attributes of Corporate Risk Disclosure: An International Investigation in the Manufacturing Sector. The Journal of International Accounting Research, 10(2): 1-22.
Lajili, K. 2010. Human Capital and Knowledge Governance. International Journal of Strategic Change Management, 2(4): 312-326.
Lajili, K. and Zéghal, D. 2010. Corporate Governance and Bankruptcy Filing Decisions. Journal of General Management, 35(4): 3-26.
Funded Research during the last 7 years
|2014-2015||Dresdner Forum für Revision und Steuerlehre||Are Operational and Business Risk Disclosures Value-Relevant? An International Comparative Analysis||R||F||PI||$ 2,748|
|2013-2015||Strategic Research Clusters Seed Funding Program, School of Management||Corporate Operational and Business Risk Management Disclosures||R||I||PI||$ 20,000|
|2013-2015||IRAP International Research Office||Are Operational and Business Risk Disclosures Value-Relevant? An International Comparative Analysis||R||O||PI||$ 14,000|
|2013-2015||IRAP/TSOM matching funds||Are Operational and Business Risk Disclosures Value-Relevant? An International Comparative Analysis||R||I||PI||$ 5,500|
|2011-2013||Telfer School of Management Research Fund (SMRF)||Linking Human Capital Investments, Corporate Governance and Enterprise Risk Management||R||I||PI||$ 6,000|
|2010-2013||CGA Ontario||Exploring Modern HR Accounting and Financial Reporting for the North-American Financial Services Industry||R||O||PI||$ 10,000|
|2010-2013||Telfer School of Management Research Fund (SMRF Leverage)||International Comparison of Human Capital Role in Corporate Governance||R||I||PI||$ 2,000|
|2008-2012||Trans-Coop Program/Humboldt Foundation||International Analysis of Corporate Risk Disclosures||R||F||Co-PI||$ 14,131|
|2008-2010||Telfer School of Management Research Fund (SMRF)||Towards Building a Risk Tolerance Measure for the Gold Mining Industry||R||I||Co-PI||$ 4,000|
*Purpose = C: Contract (R and D), E: Equipment Grant, R: Research Grant, S: Support Award, P: Pedagogical Grant, O: Other, U: Unknown
**Type= C: Granting Councils, G: Government, F: Foundations, I: UO Internal Funding, O: Other, U: Unknown
Role: PI = Principal Investigator, Co-I = Co-Investigator, Co-PI = Co-Principal Investigator