Dr Jessica Yang
Business, Informatics, Systems and Accounting
Lecturer in Accounting
Telephone: +44 (0) 118 378 6444
Location: Whiteknights campus
Dr. Jessica H. Yang is a Lecturer in Accounting. Currently she is teaching Business Finance and Corporate Governance & Ethics at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She is qualified chartered accountant. Prior to working at Henley, She worked at one of the Big 4 accountancy firms and higher education sector.
Her principal research interests are in the areas of:
- Corporate governance, accountability and social responsibility in financial service sector, focusing on the role of the audit and remuneration committee, the effectiveness of non-executive directors and risk management.
- Pension reform study addressing the pension saving gaps in European countries in post financial crisis era.
She is willing to consider the supervision of doctoral students with keen interests in such research areas. Jessica is an advisory editor of Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society and a member of British Accounting Association and British Academy of Management.
By area: Corporate Governance, Auditing, Corporate Social Responsibility, Behavioural Finance.
By industry: Banking and financial services, High-technology.
By geography: Europe, Emerging countries.
Module convenor for Business Finance and Corporate Governance & Ethics; on Accounting programmes at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.
Yang, J. H. and Kakabadse, N. K. (2011) “The financial system reform in China: the lesson learnt from the global financial crisis”, Corporate Ownership and Control, Vol. 8, Iss: 4, pp. 56 – 63, ISSN: 1727-9232
Yu, P., Yang, J. H. and Kakabadse, N. K. (2011) “Developing “Best Practices” for Bankers’ Pay in line with Basel III”, Risk Governance and Control: Financial Markets and Institutions, Vol. 1, Iss:3, pp. 7-16, ISSN: 2077-429
Kakabadse, N. K., Yang, J. H., and Sanders, R. (2010) The effectiveness of non-executive directors in Chinese state-owned enterprises, Management Decision, Vol. 48 Iss: 7, pp.1063 – 1079, ISSN: 0025-1747
Kakabadse, N. K., Yang, J. H., and Sanders, R. (2008) Recruitment and Evaluation of Board of Directors in Chinese State-Owned-Enterprises (SOEs). In Global Boards: One Desire, Many Realities, Kakabadse A. and Kakabadse N. (ed.), Palgrave.
Yang, J. H. and Kakabadse, N. K. (2011) State Capitalism and Social Responsibility in China’s Banking Industry, European Academy of Business in Society (EABIS) 10th Annual Colloquium, INSTEAD
Yang, J. H. and Kakabadse, N. K. (2011) The Post-Financial Crisis Challenges for Corporate Governance and Banking Reform in China, British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference, Aston University
Yu, P. and Yang, J. H. (2011) Paying for Long-Term Performance: Restructuring Bankers' Pay for Risk Regulation, British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference, Aston University
Yang, J. H. and Kakabadse, N. K. (2010) Global Financial Crisis: Implications for Chinese Corporate Governance, British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference, University of Sheffield
Kakabadse, N. and Yang, J. H. and Sander, R. (2008) Training, Education and Evaluation of Board of Directors in Chinese SOEs, European Academy of Business in Society (EABIS) 7th Annual Colloquium, University of Cranfield