Dr Sharif Khalid
BA (Hons), MSc, PhD
Lecturer in Accounting
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Sheffield University Management School
Sharif is a lecturer in Accounting. He has a major interest in corporate governance and social responsibility practices approached from a critical and interdisciplinary perspective. He has a particular interest in African, frontier and emerging markets development.
Sharif holds a PhD from The Henley Business School, University of Reading. Stakeholder engagement, accountability, transparency, social and responsible investments, ethical and environmental concerns of the extractive industry resonate around his research interest.
Sharif also holds a BA(Hons) and an MSc from the University of Cape Coast and The Aberdeen Business, Robert Gordon University Respectively.
He also earned a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching from The University of Sheffield and is a Fellow of The Higher Education Academy, UK.
He has a strong interest in what he terms the corporate governance and CSR surrounding the Sino-Africa 'barter', where Africa's mineral resources feed China's demand for raw materials in exchange for infrastructure, concessionary loans and grants.
Sharif currently sits on the Executive Steering Committee of the British Accounting and Finance Association Special Interest Group on Corporate Governance.
- Research interests
- Stakeholder engagement, accountability, transparency, social and responsible investments, ethical and environmental concerns of the extractive industry
- Corporate governance and CSR surrounding the Sino-Africa 'barter', where Africa's mineral resources feed China's demand for raw materials in exchange for infrastructure, concessionary loans and grants.
- Political accountability and transparency. I.e., IMF, World Bank and other international interventions in the developing world, manifestos, engagement and delivery by political parties; as well as accountability, transparency an engagement within institutional structures of the state.
- In effect, sustainable development, social and critical accounting resonates around his research interest.
- Sartrean bad-faith? Site-specific social, ethical and environmental disclosures by multinational mining companies. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 32(1), 55-74. View this article in WRRO
- Interpreting site-specific social, environmental and ethical disclosures through Sartrean ‘bad faith’ and ‘nothingness’. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal.
- Exploring the evolution of qualitative research in financial markets and corporate governance: Identifying potential paths for future research. Qualitative Research in Financial Markets. View this article in WRRO
- Contextualising Accountability and Responsible Production and Consumption in the Extractive Industries of West Africa, Sustainable Development Goals Series (pp. 177-185). Springer International Publishing
- African development and management: A tale of two theoretical cultures: Expanding the application of habermas’ communicative action and post-colonial theories in management studies and practices in Africa, Intrinsic Capability: Implementing Intrinsic Sustainable Development for an Ecological Civilisation (pp. 111-123).
- Surviving in Africa: MNCs Response to Institutional Deficiencies and Moral Implications In Kazeroony HH (Ed.), Sustainable Management Development in Africa: Building Capabilities to Serve African Organizations (pp. 141-158). Routledge
- Research group
Sharif is interested in PhD supervision in the following subjects:
- Extractive sector accountability
- Corporate governance in emerging and frontier markets
- CSR practices in emerging and frontier markets