Dr John Malagila

Senior Lecturer
EBS - Accounting
Dr John Malagila

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Auditing (BE132)

  • Issues in Financial Reporting (BE150)

  • International Financial Reporting (BE155)

  • Professional and Academic Development (Accounting) (BE907)


Journal articles (11)

Agyei-Boapeah, H., Ciftci, N., Malagila, JK., Brodmann, J. and Fosu, S., Environmental Performance and Financial Constraints in Emerging Markets. Accounting Forum. Forthcoming/In-Press, 1-33

Orazalin, NS., Ntim, CG. and Malagila, J., (2023). Board Sustainability Committees, Climate Change Initiatives, Carbon Performance, and Market Value. British Journal of Management

Zalata, AM., Ntim, CG., Alsohagy, MH. and Malagila, J., (2022). Gender diversity and earnings management: the case of female directors with financial background. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting. 58 (1), 101-136

Jayasinghe, K., Adhikari, P., Wynne, A., Malagila, J., Abdurafiu, N. and Soobaroyen, T., (2021). Government Accounting Reforms in Sub-Saharan African Countries and the Selective Ignorance of the Epistemic Community: A Competing Logics Perspective. Critical Perspectives on Accounting. 78, 102246-102246

Malagila, JK., Zalata, AM., Ntim, CG. and Elamer, AA., (2021). Corporate governance and performance in sports organisations: The case of UK premier leagues. International Journal of Finance & Economics. 26 (2), 2517-2537

Malagila, JK., Bhavani, G. and Amponsah, CT., (2020). The perceived association between audit rotation and audit quality: evidence from the UAE. Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies. 10 (3), 345-377

Nguyen, THH., Ntim, CG. and Malagila, JK., (2020). Women on corporate boards and corporate financial and non-financial performance: A systematic literature review and future research agenda. International Review of Financial Analysis. 71, 101554-101554

Elmagrhi, MH., Ntim, CG., Malagila, J., Fosu, S. and Tunyi, AA., (2018). Trustee board diversity, governance mechanisms, capital structure and performance in UK charities. Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society. 18 (3), 478-508

Elmagrhi, MH., Ntim, CG., Crossley, RM., Malagila, JK., Fosu, S. and Vu, TV., (2017). Corporate governance and dividend pay-out policy in UK listed SMEs. International Journal of Accounting & Information Management. 25 (4), 459-483

Goddard, A., Assad, M., Issa, S., Malagila, J. and Mkasiwa, TA., (2016). The two publics and institutional theory – A study of public sector accounting in Tanzania. Critical Perspectives on Accounting. 40, 8-25

Goddard, A. and Malagila, J., (2015). Public sector external auditing in Tanzania: A theory of managing colonising tendencies. Research in Accounting in Emerging Economies. 15, 179-222

Conferences (1)

Nguyen, HTH., Ntim, C., Zalata, A. and Malagila, J., (2022). Female Directors, Culture and Governance Around the World

Grants and funding


National Code of Corporate Governance for Ghana Project - Launch and Dialogue on Implementation Agenda in Accra, Ghana

University of Essex (ESRC IAA)

+44 (0) 1206 876635


EBS.1.11B, Colchester Campus

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