Dr. Majdalany

MAJDALANY-George

Dr. George Majdalany holds the position of Professor of Accounting & Finance at Monarch Business School Switzerland. He holds a D.Phil. in Finance from Monarch Business School as well as a Master’s degree in Finance & Accounting and a Bachelor in Banking & Finance and Accounting from the Middle East University in Beirut. Dr. Majdalany is also a Certified Management Accountant of the Institute of Management Accountants in the USA. At present Dr. Majdalany is also a Lead Instructor at Morgan International teaching a variety of courses on accounting and finance within in the UAE. He is also an Adjunct Faculty member at the American University in Dubai for Accounting and Finance courses. Professionally, Dr. Majdalany holds the position of Regional Finance Director at Rapid Access LLC, looking after the area of Middle East and International Business. He has also held the position of Regional Finance Manager at Dalkia Middle East and Finance Manager at Sifico Group.

Academic Positions Held
  • Professor of Accounting & Finance, Monarch Switzerland
  • Adjunct Faculty Member, American University in Dubai, UAE
  • Lead Instructor, Morgan International, UAE
Academic Credentials
  • D.Phil. in Finance, Monarch Business School Switzerland
  • Master Finance & Accounting, Middle East University, Lebanon
  • Bachelor of Banking & Finance, Middle East University, Lebanon
Awards And Honors
  • Certified Management Accountant, Institute of Management Accounting, USA
Main Academic Interests
  • Intellectual Capital
  • Comparative Accounting Systems
  • Cultural Influence on Accounting & Finance
Professional Positions Held In The Past
  • Regional Finance Controller – Middle East and International Business at Rapid Access LLC
  • Regional Finance Manager at Dalkia Middle East
  • Finance Manager at Sifico Group
Associations And Memberships
  • Member, ACBSP-Accreditation Council For Business Schools & Programs, USA
  • Member, ECBE-European Council For Business Education, Switzerland
  • Member, Institute of Management Accountants, USA
Languages
  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
Articles
  • Ramadan, M. & Majdalany, G. (2013). The impact of corporate governance indicators on intellectual capital disclosure: An empirical analysis from the banking sector in the United Arab Emirates: 5th European Conference on Intellectual Capital. Bilbao, Spain.
  • Majdalany, G. & Henderson, J. (2013). Voluntary disclosure of intellectual assets and intellectual liabilities: Impact on financial performance in publicly listed firms in the United Arab Emirates. The Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management, 11(4), 325-338.
  • Majdalany, G. & Henderson, J. (2013). The effect of intellectual assets and intellectual liabilities disclosure on financial performance: An empirical analysis of publicly listed companies in the United Arab Emirates: 5th European Conference on Intellectual Capital. Bilbao, Spain.
  • Majdalany, G. & Manassian, A. (2012). Voluntary disclosure of intellectual assets and intellectual liabilities: A Literature Review: Proceedings of the 4th European Conference on Intellectual Capital. Helsinki, Finland.
  • Majdalany, G. & Manassian, A. (2011). Voluntary intellectual capital disclosure patterns: Empirical evidence from the United Arab Emirates: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Intellectual Capital, Knowledge Management, and Organizational Learning. Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Majdalany, G. & Manassian, A. (2011). Intellectual assets and intellectual liabilities: Empirical disclosure evidence from the United Arab Emirates: Proceedings of the 23rd Asian Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues. Beijing, China.
  • Manassian, A. & Majdalany, G. (2011). Fiscal decentralization and public governance in Lebanon. Journal of International Business and Entrepreneurship Development, 5(3), 249-268.
  • Manassian, A. & Majdalany, G. (2008). Economic freedom and economic growth: Lebanon’s prospects in comparison to Jordan and Cyprus: Proceedings of the 20th Asian Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues. Paris, France.
  • Manassian, A. & Majdalany, G. (2007). Fiscal federalism and public governance in Lebanon: Proceedings of the 19th Asian Pacific Conference on International Accounting Issues. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.