Dr Wee Ching Pok

Senior Lecturer

College of Business, Government and Law

place Law & Commerce (3.42)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Dr Wee Ching Pok has been a Senior Lecturer in Finance at Flinders since May 2013. She is currently also the Research Higher Degrees Coordinator for Flinders Business. Prior to joining Flinders University, she served in a public university in Malaysia. During her time there, she supervised the master, PhD and Doctor of Business Administration students mainly in the area of accounting and corporate finance. She is currently supervising 5 Research Higher Degree students exploring the relationship between related party transactions and firm performance, determinants of government bond yield spread of Asian Economies, the sources of competitiveness of SMEs, the relationship between earnings management and corporate social responsibility and impact of mergers and acquisitions on stakeholders.

While she was at Malaysia, she was also a Research Fellow for 2 years at an accounting research institute, higher institutions' centre of excellence doing research related to compliance costs and benefits of anti-money laundering requirements of banks and Islamic Finance.

Her research interests include financial derivatives (risk management, volatility and prediction), stock and bond markets (volatility and determinants of bond yield spread), financial reporting (sustainability and risk reporting), corporate finance (debt and dividend policies, mergers and acquisitions, risk management strategies) and corporate governance.

Qualifications
BAcc (Hons) UM; MBA (Finance) UKM; PhD (Accounting and Finance), Univ. of Birmingham, UK.
Teaching interests
  • Financial Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
Topic coordinator
BUSN9132 New Venture Finance and Private Equity
BUSN9119 Financial Management
BUSN9237 Financial Markets and Institutions
BUSN9226 Accounting for Managers
BUSN9113 Accounting Fundamentals
BUSN9223 Investments and Portfolio Management
Topic lecturer
BUSN2037 Financial Management
BUSN1015 Foundations of Finance
Supervisory interests
Anti-money laundering
Compliance cost of anti-money laundering requirements of banks
Corporate finance
Corporate fraud
Corporate governance
Corporate responsibility
Dividend policy
Earnings management
Earnings persistence
Earnings quality
Family firms
Financial derivatives
Financial markets
Financial patterns of debt
Financial reporting
Information content of earnings and cash
Mergers and acquisitions
Share buyback
Higher degree by research supervision
Current
Principal supervisor: Sustainable Reporting, Sustainability KPIs and Firm Performance (1), Determinants of Bond Yields (1), Mergers and Acquisitions and Stakeholders (1), Related Party Transactions and Firm Performance (1)

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