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KOH Ping-Sheng

Department : Accounting and Management Control 
Professor
Campus de Singapour

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Biography

Ping-Sheng Koh joined the Accounting and Management Control Department in 2016 from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). His research interests concentrate in the areas of corporate disclosures (esp. R&D disclosure), corporate innovation, corporate governance, CSR and the use of information in corporate strategy. He publishes in top academic journals across multiple disciplines including the Journal of Accounting and Economics, Management Science, Strategic Management Journal and Organization Science. He has won two best manuscript awards and has among the highest research impact during his time with the Department of Accounting at HKUST, and Department of Accounting and Management Control at ESSEC. He is a reviewer for top academic journals such as The Accounting Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Banking and Finance, Management Science, Review of Accounting Studies, and Strategic Management Journal, among others.

Ping-Sheng's teaching centers on financial accounting and financial analysis. He has received numerous teaching excellence recognitions at HKUST, including the finalist for the Michael G. Gale Medal for Distinguished Teaching (the highest teaching excellence award for individual faculty at HKUST) and the winner of the Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence in the MBA Required Course (the highest HKUST Business School teaching excellence award for individual faculty in the respective category). He is also active in corproate executives training in Singapore and overseas through open and customized executive programs, especially in the domain of financial analysis for value creation.

 

Google Scholar citations: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=pg53ZNoAAAAJ&hl=en

Scopus citations: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=14070233900

Career

    Full-time academic appointments

    • 2017 - Present : Professor (ESSEC Business School, Singapore)
    • 2016 - 2017 : Associate Professor (ESSEC Business School, Singapore)
    • 2006 - 2016 : Associate Professor (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), China)

Grants

  • 2019 : CY Initiative of Excellence

Awards

  • 2018 : ESSEC Foundation White Project Award (ESSEC Foundation)
  • 2018 : Northern Finance Association Conference Best Paper Award
  • 2017 : Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Conference Best Paper Award
  • 2016 : Honor Roll for Excellence in MBA Teaching (with High Honor) (HKUST Business School, China)
  • 2015 : Honor Roll for Excellence in MBA Teaching (with High Honor) (HKUST Business School, China)
  • 2014 : Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence in the MBA Required Course (HKUST Business School, China)
  • 2014 : Honor Roll for Excellence in MBA Teaching (with High Honor) (HKUST Business School, China)
  • 2014 : Michael G. Gale Medal for Distinguished Teaching, Finalist (The highest University level teaching execellence award for individual faculty) (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), China)
  • 2013 : Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence for MSc teaching, runner-up (The highest School level teaching excellence award for individual faculty) (HKUST Business School, China)
  • 2013 : Honor Roll for Excellence in MBA Teaching (with High Honor) (HKUST Business School, China)
  • 2012 : Honor Roll for Excellence in MBA Teaching (with High Honor) (HKUST Business School, China)
  • 2011 : Honor Roll for Excellence in MBA Teaching (with High Honor) (HKUST Business School, China)
  • 2011 : The Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence for MSc teaching, runner-up (HKUST Business School, China)
  • 2010 : Honor Roll for Excellence in MBA Teaching (with High Honor) (HKUST Business School, China)
  • 2007 : Accounting and Finance Peter Brownell Manuscript Runner-Up Award
  • 2006 : HKUST Business School Dean’s Recognition of Excellent Teaching (every year between 2006 and 2016 in 6 different courses across the MBA, MSc and Undergraduate programs) (HKUST Business School, China)
  • 2003 : Accounting Research Journal Competitive Manuscript Award – Main article

Journal articles

Presentations at an Academic or Professional conference