Dr. Lynn, Ling Yew Hua

 

Academic Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (Accounting)
2015
Thesis title: Short-Term Wealth Effects of Acquisition Announcements by Family-Controlled Firms in Malaysia
Curtin University, Bentley, Australia

Master of Commerce
2007
Curtin University, Bentley, Australia

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance)
2005
Curtin University, Bentley, Australia

 

Office No.

+60 85 443939 ext. 5050

 

Email

yh.ling@curtin.edu.my

 

Room No.

No. 6, Row 1

 

Employment History

  1. Lecturer
    Department of Accounting
    Faculty of Business
    Curtin University, Malaysia
    2009 to present

 

Unit Taught

  1. Introduction to Accounting
  2. Accounting Systems

 

Research Interests

  1. Family firms
  2. Malaysian family firm performance
  3. Merger and acquisitions
  4. Event study methodology
  5. Cumulative abnormal returns

 

Publications
Journal Articles

  1. Ling Yew Hua, John Evans, Junaid Shaikh, MD Shibley Sadique, “Do Family-Controlled Malaysian Firms Create Wealth for Investors in the Context of Corporate Acquisitions?”, Capital Market Review[1], Vol.22, No.1 & 2, 2014, pp.1-26.

Conference Proceedings / Presentations

  1. Ling Yew Hua, John Evans, Junaid Shaikh, MD Shibley Sadique, Paper titled “Short-Term Wealth Effects of Acquisition Announcements by Family Controlled Firms in Malaysia”
    14th Malaysian Finance Association (MFA) Conference 2012, 2–3 June2012, organized by University Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia
  2. Ling Yew Hua, John Evans, Junaid Shaikh, MD Shibley Sadique, Paper titled “Is Founder Effect Prevalent in Malaysia Family Firms? From the Perspective of Corporate Acquisitions”
    11th International Entrepreneurship Forum Conference 2012, 3–6 September 2012, organized by University of Essex Business School, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  3. Ling Yew Hua, John Evans, Junaid Shaikh, MD Shibley Sadique, Paper titled “Corporate Acquisitions and Malaysian Family Bidder Returns: A Study on Agency Problem”
    International Conference on Management, Economics and Finance, 15–16 October 2012, organized by Global Research Agency, Kuching, Malaysia
  4. Ling Yew Hua, John Evans, Junaid Shaikh, MD Shibley Sadique, Paper titled “Corporate Acquisitions of Malaysian Family-Controlled Firms: Is An Act of Minority Shareholders Expropriation?”
    2nd Applied International Business Conference, 7 – 8 December 2013, organized by University Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia
  5. Ling Yew Hua, John Evans, Junaid Shaikh, MD Shibley Sadique, Paper titled “Do Malaysian Family-Controlled Firms Create Wealth for Investors? Within the Context of Corporate Acquisitions”
    16th Malaysian Finance Association (MFA) Conference 2014, 4–6 June2014, organized by University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  6. Ling Yew Hua, John Evans, Junaid Shaikh, MD Shibley Sadique, Paper titled “Do Malaysian Family-Controlled Firms Outrun Family Curse? Within the Context of Corporate Acquisitions”
    16th Malaysian Finance Association (MFA) Phd Colloquium 2014, 4–6 June2014, organized by University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  7. Ling Yew Hua, John Evans, Junaid Shaikh, MD Shibley Sadique, Paper titled “Independent Directors: The case of Malaysian Family-Controlled Firms and Corporate Acquisitions”
    17th Malaysian Finance Association (MFA) Conference 2015, 2–4 June2015, organized by University Teknologi Mara, Sabah, Malaysia

Research Grants

On-going Research

  1. Research Title: Entrepreneurial Orientation of Small and Medium Practices in Malaysia.
    Awarding Body: Faculty of Business, Curtin University, Malaysia
    Amount: RM8,000
    Duration: November 2016 – present
    Research Role: Principal Researcher

Research Awards

  1. INTERNATIONAL Research Award on Originality, Creativity and Innovation and Contribution to Policy or Enterprise Development during the 11th Conference of the International Entrepreneurship Forum, awarded by University of Essex Business School & OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) for the research paper titled “Is Founder Effect Prevalent in Malaysia Family Firms? From the Perspective of Corporate Acquisitions” – 2012
  2. INTERNATIONAL Research Award for Best Paper Award, awarded by MFA (Malaysia Finance Association) during the 16th MFA Conference for the research paper titled “Do Malaysian Family-Controlled Firms Outrun Family Curse? Within the Context of Corporate Acquisitions” – 2014

 

[1] Capital Market Review is the journal of the Bursa Malaysia (Malaysia Stock Exchange) & Malaysian Finance Association

 

 

Updated on 10 July 2017

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