Accounting & Business Law
College of Business
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Curriculum Vitae


Dr. Syed Zaidi is an Interim Associate Dean-College of Business, a Department Chair-Department of Accounting and Business Law, and an Associate Professor of Accounting at LSUS. Dr. Zaidi’s expertise is in Cost and Managerial Accounting. During his career, Dr. Zaidi has taught numerous courses at both undergraduate and graduate level, including Principles of Financial and Managerial Accounting, Management Accounting, Cost Accounting, Advanced Cost Accounting, International Accounting, Foundations of Accounting, and Intermediate Accounting II. He has published several papers in peer-reviewed journals. In addition, he has also presented many papers in regional and national conferences. Dr. Zaidi is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).


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Selected Publications

Zaidi, S., Henderson, C., and Gupta, G. (2022) “A Holistic Model for the Adoption of Online Tax Filing in a Developing Country”. Journal of Theoretical Accounting Research, Vol. 17, No. 2, (Forthcoming).

Souza, J., Paz, V., Zaidi, S., and Dzielski, S. (2021). “The Impossible Interview: A Two-Stage Interview Case for Auditing Students”. Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 75-108.

Zaidi, S., Henderson, C., Li, Y., and Akaaboune, O. (2021). “Information Mediums Effect on Information Sharing Behavior”, Journal of Theoretical Accounting Research, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 1-29.

Zaidi, S. and Rathinasamy, R. (2021). “What Explains Price Response to Russell 2000 Index Additions and Deletions?” Journal of Theoretical Accounting Research, Vol. 16, No. 2. pp. 45-66.

Zaidi, S., and Paz, V. (2020). “Do Core and Non-Core Cash Flows from Operations Persist Differentially in Predicting Future Cash Flows? Analyses Based Upon Industry Membership," Economics & Business Journal: Inquiries and Perspectives, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 42-59.

Dayyala, N., Zaidi, S., and Bagchi, K. (2020). “Diffusion of IFRS Using Innovation Diffusion Models”, International Journal of Accounting and Information Management, Vol. 28, No. 4., pp. 685-701.

Karim, M., Rathinasamy, R., and Zaidi, S. (2018). “Market Reaction to Split Announcements: Rational Response or Behavioral Bias?” Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 1-15.

Zaidi, S., Henderson, C., and Gupta, G. (2017). “The Moderating Effect of Culture on e-Filing Taxes: Evidence from India”, Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 134-152.

Gupta, G., Zaidi, S., Udo, G., and Bagchi, K. (2015). “The Influence of Theory of Planned Behavior, Technology Acceptance Model, and Information Systems Success Model on the Acceptance of Electronic Tax Filing System in an Emerging Economy”, The International Journal of Digital Accounting Research, Vol. 15, pp. 155-185.

Gupta, G., Zaidi, S., Udo, G., and Bagchi, K. (2015). “The Effect of Espoused Culture on Acceptance of Online Tax Filing Services in an Emerging Economy”, Advances in Business Research, Vol. 6, No.1, pp. 14-31.

Zaidi, S. and Paz, V. (2015). “The Impact of IFRS Adoption: A Literature Review”, Journal of Theoretical Accounting Research, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 116-141.

Paz, V. and Zaidi, S. (2014). “The Impact of CEO Stock Option Expensing as per SFAS 123 (R) on Earnings Quality”, Journal of Business, Economics and Finance, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp.153-170.
Zaidi, S. and Huerta, E. (2014). “IFRS Adoption and Enforcement as Antecedents of Economic Growth”, International Journal of Accounting and Financial Reporting, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp.1-27.


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