Dr. Armond Manassian

Armond Manassian is an associate professor of accounting and is currently serving as the associate chair of the Department of Finance and Accounting at Adnan Kassar School of Business.
He holds a PhD in Accounting and International Business from University of Calgary, Canada, an MBA in Finance from La Sierra University, a BA in Secondary Education from Middle East University and a BS in Computing Administration from La Sierra University. He has thirty years of teaching experience at institutions of higher learning. His involvement has been at all program levels including undergraduate, graduate (MBA), and executive education (EMBA).
His consulting practice involves conducting workshops and seminars for firms on topics pertaining to activity-based costing, budgeting and profit planning. 

Teaching Interests

  • Financial Accounting
  •  Managerial Accounting
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Profit Planning and Control
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Management Accounting
  • Budgeting and Control

Research Interests

  • Critical Examination of the Development of International Accounting
  •  Empirical Analysis of Intellectual Capital Disclosure
  • Corporate Performance in Various Institutional and National Settings    

Selected Publications

Articles in Refereed Journals:

Nazari, J., Herremans, I. Manassian, A. & Kline, T. (2011). Organizational Culture, Climate and IC: An Interaction AnalysisJournal of Intellectual Capital, 12(2), 224-248.

Samuel, S. & Manassian, A. (2011). The Rise and Coming Fall of International Accounting ResearchCritical Perspectives on Accounting, 22(6), 608-627. 

 Manassian, A. & Majdalany, G. (2011). Fiscal Decentralisation and Public Governance in LebanonJournal of International Business and Entrepreneurship Development, 5(3), 249-268.

Manassian, A. (2009). Look Who’s Talking: A Postcolonial Critique of the Discourse on International AccountingJournal of International Business & Entrepreneurship Development4(3), 207-230.

Nazari, J., Herremans, I., Isaac, R., Manassian, A. & Kline, T. (2009). Organizational Characteristics Fostering Intellectual Capital in Canada and the Middle East. Journal of Intellectual Capital10(1), 135-148.

Manassian, A. (2007). Globalization and International Accounting Research: an Agenda for the FutureRevista Brasileira de Gestao de Negocios9(25), 15.