CredentialsBA Accounting ( U of Mashhad), MSc Accounting ( U of Tehran), Ph.D. Accounting ( U of Calgary), CPA (British Columbia), CMA (Alberta), CGA (Alberta).
Dr. Jamal Nazari is the Academic Director of KPMG graduate programs in Accounting and Data and Cognitive Analytics.
His academic experience included teaching various accounting courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels at Simon Fraser University, Mount Royal University, University of Calgary, and Sharif University and facilitating courses and programs for CMA and CPA Canada. His past industry experience includes holding the position of CFO for an investing and a trading company in the automotive industry and serving on the Sustainability Advisory Board and Sustainability Reporting Awards Committee of CPA Canada.
Jamal's research interests include corporate social responsibility, sustainability reporting, and knowledge management. He has presented his research at many recognized conferences, and his published work appears in many recognized accounting and business journals, including British Accounting Review, Journal of Management Accounting Research, Journal of Business Ethics, Accounting & Finance, Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, Managerial Auditing Journal, Journal of Cleaner Production, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Business Strategy and the Environment, Journal of Knowledge Management, and Journal of Intellectual Capital.
In his spare time, he enjoys playing and watching soccer, volleyball, and table tennis.
Corporate social responsibility; environmental and social performance; sustainability reporting; corporate governance; intellectual capital and knowledge management.
articles and reports
Lu, J., Mahmoudian, F., Yu, D., Nazari, J. A., & Herremans, I. M. (2021). Board interlocks, absorptive capacity, and environmental performance. Business Strategy and the Environment, 30(8), 3425-3443. http://doi.org/10.1002/bse.2811
Hrazdil, K., Mahmoudian, F., & Nazari, J. A. (2021). Executive personality and sustainability: Do extraverted chief executive officers improve corporate social responsibility? Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 28(6), 1564-1578. http://doi.org/10.1002/csr.2116
Mahmoudian, F., Nazari, J. A., Gordon, I. M. M., & Hrazdil, K. (2021). CEO personality and language use in CSR reporting. Business Ethics, the Environment & Responsibility, 30(3), 338-359. http://doi.org/10.1111/beer.12347
Chen, Y., Jermias, J., & Nazari, J. A. (2021). The effects of reporting frameworks and a company's financial position on managers' willingness to invest in corporate social responsibility projects. Accounting and Finance. http://doi.org/10.1111/acfi.12706
Lu, J., Yu, D., Mahmoudian, F., Nazari, J. A., & Herremans, I. M. (2021). Board interlocks and greenhouse gas emissions. Business Strategy and the Environment, 30(1), 92-108. http://doi.org/10.1002/bse.2611
Mahmoudian, F., Lu, J., Yu, D., Nazari, J. A., & Herremans, I. M. (2021). Inter-and intra-organizational stakeholder arrangements in carbon management accounting. British Accounting Review, 53(1), 100933. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.bar.2020.100933
Ghasemzadeh, P., Rezayat Sorkhabadi, S. M., Kebriaeezadeh, A., Nazari, J. A., Farzaneh, M., & Mehralian, G. (2021). How does organizational learning contribute to corporate social responsibility and innovation performance? The dynamic capability view. Journal of Knowledge Management. http://doi.org/10.1108/JKM-01-2021-0069
Farzaneh, M., Ghasemzadeh, P., Nazari, J. A., & Mehralian, G. (2020). Contributory role of dynamic capabilities in the relationship between organizational learning and innovation performance. European Journal of Innovation Management, 24(3), 655-676. http://doi.org/10.1108/EJIM-12-2019-0355
Mahmoudian, F., Nazari, J. A., Herremans, I. M., & Herremans, I. M. (2020). Sustainability control system components, reporting and performance. Corporate Governance (Bingley). http://doi.org/10.1108/CG-06-2020-0208
Ghasemzadeh, P., Nazari, J. A., Farzaneh, M., & Mehralian, G. (2019). Moderating role of innovation culture in the relationship between organizational learning and innovation performance. Learning Organization, 26(3), 289-303. http://doi.org/10.1108/TLO-08-2018-0139
Jordaan, S. M., Davidson, A., Nazari, J. A., & Herremans, I. M. (2019). The dynamics of advancing climate policy in federal political systems. Environmental Policy and Governance, 29(3), 220-234. http://doi.org/10.1002/eet.1849
Gordon, I. M., & Nazari, J. A. (2018). Review of SOX in the business ethics literature. Managerial Auditing Journal, 33(5), 470-502. http://doi.org/10.1108/MAJ-08-2017-1629
Mehralian, G., Nazari, J. A., & Ghasemzadeh, P. (2018). The effects of knowledge creation process on organizational performance using the BSC approach: the mediating role of intellectual capital. Journal of Knowledge Management, 22(4), 802-823. http://doi.org/10.1108/JKM-10-2016-0457
Nazari, J. A., Hrazdil, K., & Mahmoudian, F. (2017). Assessing social and environmental performance through narrative complexity in CSR reports. Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, 13(2), 166-178. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcae.2017.05.002
Mehralian, G., Nazari, J. A., Nooriparto, G., & Rasekh, H. R. (2017). TQM and organizational performance using the balanced scorecard approach. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 66(1), 111-125. http://doi.org/10.1108/IJPPM-08-2015-0114
Jordaan, S. M., Romo-Rabago, E., McLeary, R., Reidy, L., Nazari, J., & Herremans, I. M. (2017). The role of energy technology innovation in reducing greenhouse gas emissions: A case study of Canada. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 78, 1397-1409. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2017.05.162
Isaac, R. G., Herremans, I. M., & Nazari, J. A. (2017). Knowledge management in an innovative virtual company. International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital, 14(4), 388-405. http://doi.org/10.1504/IJLIC.2017.087335
Herremans, I. M., Nazari, J. A., & Mahmoudian, F. (2016). Stakeholder Relationships, Engagement, and Sustainability Reporting. Journal of Business Ethics, 138(3), 417-435. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-015-2634-0
Herremans, I. M., & Nazari, J. A. (2016). Sustainability reporting driving forces and management control systems. Journal of Management Accounting Research, 28(2), 103-124. http://doi.org/10.2308/jmar-51470
Mehralian, G., Nazari, J. A., Rasekh, H. R., & Hosseini, S. (2016). TOPSIS approach to prioritize critical success factors of TQM: Evidence from the pharmaceutical industry. TQM Journal, 28(2), 235-249. http://doi.org/10.1108/TQM-03-2014-0028
Mehralian, G., Nazari, J. A., Zarei, L., & Rasekh, H. R. (2016). The effects of corporate social responsibility on organizational performance in the Iranian pharmaceutical industry: The mediating role of TQM. Journal of Cleaner Production, 135, 689-698. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.06.116
Nazari, J. A., Herremans, I. M., & Warsame, H. A. (2015). Sustainability reporting: External motivators and internal facilitators. Corporate Governance (Bingley), 15(3), 375-390. http://doi.org/10.1108/CG-01-2014-0003
Mehralian, G., Nazari, J. A., Akhavan, P., & Rasekh, H. R. (2014). Exploring the relationship between the knowledge creation process and intellectual capital in the pharmaceutical industry. Learning Organization, 21(4), 258-273. http://doi.org/10.1108/TLO-07-2013-0032
Nazari, J. A., Herremans, I. M., Isaac, R. G., Manassian, A., & Kline, T. J. (2011). Organizational culture, climate and IC: An interaction analysis. Journal of Intellectual Capital, 12(2), 224-248. http://doi.org/10.1108/14691931111123403
Herremans, I. M., Isaac, R. G., Kline, T. J., & Nazari, J. A. (2011). Intellectual Capital and Uncertainty of Knowledge: Control by Design of the Management System. Journal of Business Ethics, 98(4), 627-640. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-010-0642-7
Nazari, J. A., Herremans, I. M., Isaac, R. G., Manassian, A., & Kline, T. J. (2009). Organizational characteristics fostering intellectual capital in Canada and the Middle East. Journal of Intellectual Capital, 10(1), 135-148. http://doi.org/10.1108/14691930910922950
Nazari, J. A., & Herremans, I. M. (2007). Extended VAIC model: Measuring intellectual capital components. Journal of Intellectual Capital, 8(4), 595-609. http://doi.org/10.1108/14691930710830774
books chapters and monographs
Mahmoudian, F., Nazari, J. A., Kline, T. J., & Herremans, I. M. (2018). Survey Research in Management Accounting: An update. Methodological Issues in Accounting Research: Theories and Methods 2nd Edition (pp. 528-561). Biggleswade, United Kingdom: Spiramus Publishing.
Nazari, J. A. (2014). Intellectual capital measurement and reporting models. In Alvarez-Rodrigues, J. M., Zhao, J., Tennyson, R. D., Turro, L. J., Ordonez de Pablos, P., Ordonez de Pablos, P., ... Zhang, X. (Eds.), Knowledge Management for Competitive Advantage During Economic Crisis (pp. 117-139). Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States: IGI Global. http://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-6457-9.ch008
Nazari, J. A., Herremans, I. M., Manassian, A., & Isaac, R. G. (2009). National intellectual capital stocks and organizational cultures: A comparison of Lebanon and Iran. In O'Sullivan, K., & O'Sullivan, K. (Eds.), Strategic Intellectual Capital Management in Multinational Organizations: Sustainability and Successful Implications (pp. 95-118). Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States: IGI Global. http://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-60566-679-2.ch006
Nazari, J. A., Kline, T. J., & Herremans, I. M. (2006). Conducting survey research in management accounting. In Hoque, Z., & Hoque, Z. (Eds.), Methodological Issues in Accounting Research: Theories and Methods. Biggleswade, United Kingdom: Spiramus Publishing.