Faculty & Staff

NICHOLAS KOUMBIADIS

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

ACCOUNTING, FINANCE AND ECONOMICS

HAGEDORN HALL OF ENTERPRISE
ROOM 317

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Diplomas/Degrees

Doctor of Business Administration, (2010)
Master of Business Administration, (2002)
Bachelor of Business Administration Accounting, (2001)

Recent Courses

Accounting For Managerial Analysis
Intermediate Accounting I
Intermediate Accounting II

Personal Statement

“To educate a person in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.”
- Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States

Research Interests

Business Ethics, International Accounting, Taxation, Auditing, Motivation and Job Satisfaction, Organizational Ethics, Forensic Accounting, Information Technology and Management, Finance, Organizational Change, Leadership, Budgetary Accounting, Poverty Alleviation in Third World Countries

Book Chapters

Pandit, G. & Koumbiadis, N. (2014). Audit Committees. In Encyclopedia of Business & Finance. (Eds.). (pp. pp. eBook). Macmillan Reference.

Okpara, J., Koumbiadis, N., & Idowu, S. (2013). Corporate Social Responsibility in Management Education: A Review of Current Status of American Business Schools Curriculum. In Okpara, J. & Idowu, S.O. (Eds.). Corporate Social Responsibility in Management Education Vol II. Germany: Springer.

Koumbiadis, N., & Okpara, J. (2013). Ethics Education in Post-Secondary Institutions: A prescription for Accounting Students. In Okpara, J & Idowu, S.O. (Eds.). Corporate Social Responsibility in Management Education Vol II. Germany: Springer.

Okpara, J., & Koumbiadis, N. (2012). Encyclopedia of Corporate Social Responsibility. In Idowu, S.O.; Capaldi, N.; Zu, L.; Das Gupta, A. (Eds.) (Eds.). Corruption and National Development. Springer.

Okpara, J. O. & Koumbiadis, N. (2008). Globalization of Business: Theories and Strategies for Tomorrow's Leaders. Internationalization Process and Entry Strategies for Small Businesses. (pp. 109-124). England, United Kingdom: Adonis & Abbey Publishers Ltd.


Refereed Articles

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Koumbiadis, N., Okpara, J. & Pandit, G. (2014), Morality, Ethical Awareness and Ethical Behavior in Business: Challenges for 21st Century Organizations. Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change, (10) 2, forthcoming.

Koumbiadis, N., & Pandit, G. (2014), Has the AICPA changed the Accounting Profession for Better or Worse? The Case of Educational Change. Journal of Accounting and Organizational Change, (10) 2, 190-215.

Koumbiadis,N., Conway, G & Angel, J. (2011), Ethical Perceptions of Newly Staffed Accountants: An Exploratory Study. Journal of Finance and Accountancy, 6, 159-170.

Okpara, J. O. & Koumbiadis, N. (2011), Strategic export orientation and internationalization barriers: evidence from SMEs in a developing economy. Journal of International Business and Cultural Studies, 4, 71-79.

Koumbiadis,N., Conway, G & Angel, J. (2010), An Empirical Study in Ethical Perception: Will the Mandated AICPA Curriculum Change Differ Between Those Who Have Taken An Ethics Course Or Not? World Journal of Management, 2(3), 10-21.

Koumbiadis, N. Conway, G. & Gupta, R. (2009), Economic Crisis and the Ethical Perception of Accounting Program Graduates: Will the Mandated AICPA Curriculum Change have an Effect? Journal of Business and Policy Research, 4, 45-71.

Okpara, J. O. & Koumbiadis, N. (2008), SMEs Export Orientation and Performance: Evidence from a Developing Economy. International Review of Business Research Papers, 4 No. 5, 109-119.

Koumbiadis, N. Okpara, J. (2008), Ethics and Accounting Profession: An Exploratory Study of Accounting Students in Post Secondary Institutions. International Review of Business Research Papers, 4 No.5, 147-156.


Conference Presentations/Papers

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Koumbiadis, N., Boussios, S, & Farrell, M (2013). The Impact of the Adoption of Lease Accounting under IFRS on US Firms. In Society for Advancement of Management. Arlington, VA.

Koumbiadis, N. (2012). US GAAP vs. IFRS: Impact on Decision-makers? In Society of Advanced Management International Business Conference. Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV.

Koumbiadis, N. (2011). US GAAP and IFRS Standards on Financial Reporting in Regards to the Treatment of Leases. In Paper Presented at Academy of Business Disciplines 13th Annual Conference.. Fort Myers Beach Fla..

Koumbiadis, N. (2011). US GAAP vs. IFRS: Is it a marriage? In Presented at 3rd World Business and Social Science Research Conference. Las Vegas, NV.

Koumbiadis, N., Conway, G., Angel, J., Leibowitz, A. (2011). Accounting Students' Moral Sensitivity: What has Changed in Light of Current Economic Downturn? In Presented at BAASANA International Conference. Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.

Koumbiadis, N., Heinowitz, H. & Leibowitz, A. (2011). A tale of two leases: Is it the age of wisdom? In Paper presented at the 3rd Annual American Business Research Conference. Adelphi.

Morfopoulos, R., Koumbiadis, N., & Okpara, J. (2011). Networking for aspiring entrepreneurs with disabilities. In Paper presented at the 3rd Annual American Business Research Conference, World Business Institute. Adelphi.

Koumbiadis, N., Conway, G., Angel, J. (2011). Moral Sensitivity: What has changed after the demise of Arthur Andersen? In Paper presented at SAM International. Orlando, Fl.

Koumbiadis, N., Conway, G., and Angel, J. (2010). Ethical Perception of Accounting Staff Employees: An Exploratory Study of Leadership in Light of the Current Economic Crisis. In Paper Presented at Academy of Business Disciplines 12th Annual Conference. Ft. Myers Beach Fla..

Koumbiadis, N., Conway, G., and Angel, J. (2010). An Empirical Study in Ethical Perception: Will the Mandated AICPA Curriculum Change Differ Between Those Who Have Taken An Ethics Course Or Not? In Presentation at the Annual American Business Research Conference. Las Vegas, NV.

Okpara, J., Wynn, P., Morfopoulos, R., Koumbiadis, N. & Laube, M. (2009). Social Entrepreneurship, Business Ethics, and Corporate Social Responsibility: Trends and Issues for Global Leaders. In Presentation Business and Applied Sciences Institute for Bangladesh (BASIB). Cherry Hill Philadelphia.

Koumbiadis, N. Conway, G. & Gupta, R. (2009). Economic Crisis and the Ethical Perception of Accounting Program Graduates: Will the Mandated AICPA Curriculum Change have an Effect? In Paper presented at the International Review of Business Research Papers. London, UK.

Koumbiadis, N. Conway, G (2009). Ethics and the Accounting Profession: An Exploratory Study of Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 and Accounting Students. In Paper presented at the Society for Advancement of Management. Las Vegas, NV.

Burke, J, Achtziger, J, & Koumbiadis, N. (2008). The Effective Use of the Internet as Recruiting Tool: Insights from a Non-Tradition For-Profit College. In Presentation at the Academy of Business Disciplines Conference. Fort Myers Beach, FL.

Koumbiadis, N. Okpara, J. (2008). Ethics and Accounting Profession: An Exploratory Study of Accounting Students in Post Secondary Institutions. In Paper presented at the 8th International Business Conference. Dubai, UAE.

Okpara, J. & Koumbiadis, N. (2008). SMEs Export Orientation and Performance: Evidence from a Developing Economy. In Paper presentation at the 8th International Business Conference. Dubai, UAE.

Koumbiadis, N. Okpara, J. (2008). Ethical Perceptions of Accounting Faculty and Students Regarding the 150-Hour Requirement by the AICPA. In Paper presentation at the Society for Advancement of Management (SAM). International Business Conference. Arlington, VA.

Okpara, J. O. & Koumbiadis, N. (2008). Export Barriers and Firm Internationalization: Evidence from SMEs in a Developing Economy. In Paper presentation at the Society for Advancement of Management (SAM). International Business Conference. Arlington, VA.

Koumbiadis, N. Okpara, J. (2007). Ethics and the Accounting Curriculum: Accounting Professors Perspectives and Responsibilities. In Presentation at the XIV ABAS International Conference. Troyes, France.

Okpara, J. O. & Koumbiadis, N. (2007). Cultural Influences on the Attitudes of African Workers: A Theoretical Review and Analysis. In Presentation at the XIV ABAS International Conference. Troyes, France.

Koumbiadis, N. Okpara, J. (2006). Ethical Perception of Accounting Students in Post Secondary Institutions. In Presentation at the Society for Advancement of Management (SAM). International Business Conference. Orlando, Fla.

Okpara, J. O. & Koumbiadis, N. (2006). Poverty Alleviation Strategy in Africa: Not the Case of One Hand Clapping. In Presentation at the XIV ABAS International Conference. Troyes, France.

Koumbiadis, N. Okpara, J. (2006). Ethical Perception of Entry Level Accounting Professionals. In Presentation at the XIV ABAS International Conference. Limassol, Cyprus.


Other Scholarly/Artistic Work

Refereed Proceedings (National/International)

Koumbiadis, N., Conway, G., & Angel, J. (10 June 2010). An Empirical Study in Ethical Perception: Will the Mandated AICPA Curriculum Change Differ Between Those Who Have Taken An Ethics Course Or Not? Proceedings in the Annual American Business Research Conference , Las Vegas, NV

Koumbiadis,N., Conway, G & Gupta, R. (07 April 2010). Economic Crisis and Ethical Perceptions of Accounting Graduates: An Exploratory of the 150-Hour Requirement. Proceedings in the SAM International Business Conference, Arlington, VA

Koumbiadis,N., Conway, G & Gupta, R. (04 November 2009). Ethical Perception of Accounting Program Graduates: Is there a difference between genders? Proceedings in the Academy of Business Disciplines Conference , Fort Myers Beach, Fla

Koumbiadis, N. Conway, G. & Gupta, R. (06 June 2009). Economic Crisis and the Ethical Perception of Accounting Program Graduates: Will the Mandated AICPA Curriculum Change have an Effect? Proceedings in the International Review of Business Research Papers, London, UK

Okpara, J. & Koumbiadis, N. (07 November 2008). Factors Hindering Export Development in Africa: Empirical Evidence from SMEs in Nigeria. Proceedings in the Academy of Business Disciplines Conference, Fort Myers Beach, FL

Koumbiadis, N. Okpara, J. (28 March 2008). Ethics and Accounting Profession: An Exploratory Study of Accounting Students in Post Secondary Institutions. Proceedings in the 8th International Business Conference, Dubai, UAE

Okpara, J. & Koumbiadis, N. (27 March 2008). SMEs Export Orientation and Performance: Evidence from a Developing Economy. Proceedings in the 8th International Business Conference, Dubai, UAE

Koumbiadis, N. Okpara, J. (05 March 2008). Ethical Perceptions of Accounting Faculty and Students Regarding the 150-Hour Requirement by the AICPA. Proceedings in the Society for Advancement of Management (SAM). International Business Conference, Arlington, VA

Okpara, J. O. & Koumbiadis, N. (05 March 2008). Export Barriers and Firm Internationalization: Evidence from SMEs in a Developing Economy. Proceedings in the Society for Advancement of Management (SAM). International Business Conference, Arlington, VA

Okpara, J. O. & Koumbiadis, N. (01 June 2007). Cultural Influences on the Attitudes of African Workers: A Theoretical Review and Analysis. Proceeding in the XIV ABAS International Conference, Troyes, France

Koumbiadis, N. Okpara, J. (01 June 2007). Ethics and the Accounting Curriculum: Accounting Professors Perspectives and Responsibilities. Proceedings in the XIV ABAS International Conference, Troyes, France

Koumbiadis, N. Okpara, J. (30 May 2006). Ethical Perception of Entry Level Accounting Professionals. Proceedings in the XIV ABAS International Conference, Limassol, Cyprus

Okpara, J. O. & Koumbiadis, N. (30 May 2006). Poverty Alleviation Strategy in Africa: Not the Case of One Hand Clapping. Proceedings in the XIV ABAS International Conference, Limassol, Cyprus

Okpara, J. O. & Koumbiadis, N. (06 April 2006). Effective Leadership: A Key to Sustainable Competitive Advantage. Proceedings in the Society for Advancement of Management (SAM). International Business Conference, Orlando, Fla

Koumbiadis, N. Okpara, J. (06 April 2006). Ethical Perception of Accounting Students in Post Secondary Institutions. Proceedings in the Society for Advancement of Management (SAM). International Business Conference, Orlando, Fla

Editorial Review Board (current)

2009 Member of Editorial Review Board of Global Journal of Accounting, International Review of
Business Research Papers, Australia

2009 Social Entrepreneurship Magazine Editorial Review Board

Ad Hoc Reviewer

2009 Review for Journal of African Business Ad Hoc Reviewer
2008 Review for Journal of African Business Ad Hoc Reviewer
2009 Review for Emerald Journal of Management Development Ad Hoc Reviewer
2008 Review for Emerald Journal of Management Development Ad Hoc Reviewer
2009 Review for International Journal of Social Entrepreneurship Ad Hoc Reviewer
2008 Review for International Journal of Social Entrepreneurship Ad Hoc Reviewer
2007 Review for International Journal of Social Entrepreneurship Ad Hoc Reviewer
2006 Society for Advancement of Management Ad Hoc Reviewer

Chair/Discussant

2010: Discussant: Society for Advancement of Management (SAM)
International Conference (Session C). Virginia, April 7- 9.

2008: Chair, Academy of Business Disciplines (ABD)
Business Conference (Session 24, 4:00-5:15). Fort Myers Beach,
Florida November 4-7, 2008.

2008: Discussant: Society for Advancement of Management (SAM)
International Conference (Session B). Virginia, April 6- 9.

2007: Chair, Society for Advancement of Management (SAM)
International Conference (Session C). Las Vegas, March 25-29.

2007: Discussant: Society for Advancement of Management (SAM)
International Conference (Session C). Las Vegas, March, April 25-29.

2006: Chair XIV Academy of Business and Administrative Science (ABAS) International
Conference – Limassol, Cyprus, May 30 – June 1, 2006
(Session TMB-03: Issues in Ethics and Social Responsibility.

Honors and Accomplishments

Academic Awards

Recipient of 2011-2012 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award-Adelphi University

Recipient of 2011 Best Paper Award at the 3rd Annual American Business Research Conference, NY

Recipient of 2009 Best Paper Award at the Annual London Conference, UK

Recipient of Adelphi University Financial Business Award for an outstanding academic achievement 2001

Academic Honors

Magna cum laude, Adelphi University
Beta Alpha Psi Accounting Honors Advisor
Delta Mu Delta Business Honors
Alpha Beta Gamma Business Honors
Phi Theta Kappa Liberal Arts Honors
Sigma Beta Delta International Business Honor Society

Professional Activities

2011 Guest Editor for a special issue in the Journal of Accounting and Organizational
Change-Emerald
2009 -Present Member of Editorial Review Board of Global Journal of Accounting,
International Review of Business Research Papers, Australia
2009-Present Social Entrepreneurship Magazine Editorial Review Board

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
International Review of Business Research Papers (IRBRP)
Society for the Advancement of Management (SAM)
Academy of Business and Administrative Sciences (ABAS)
Academy of Business Disciplines (ABD)

Licenses & Certifications

Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)