Ms. Janine Zakka


Janine Zakka is lecturer of accounting at the Adnan Kassar School of Business. She holds an MBA from the American University of Beirut and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Montana, U.S. Her research is centered on accounting, reporting and corporate social responsibility.

Teaching Interests

  • Financial Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Cost Accounting

Research Interests

  • Costing Accounting
  • Corporate social Responsibility
  • Accounting
  • Reporting
  • Disclosure of Corporate Social Responsibility Information
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Corporate Stakeholders
  • Outsourcing Decisions

Executive Training

Offered numerous seminars and workshops including Lebanese Accounting System as applied to non-profit organizations, Effect of Global Competition on Accounting, International Accounting, Financial Statement preparation and analysis, Cash Flow statement, Financial Statement Analysis, and Budgeting.

Consulting Activities

  • Central Bank of Lebanon 1990: Prepared a study on Brazil’s Fiscal Policy as applied over the years to fight inflation and its applicability in Lebanon.
  • Prepared a study on the different sources of revenue of the Lebanese Commercial Banks, on a proportion-basis to their total income.

Selected Publications

Articles in Refereed Journals:

Zakka, J. S. & Ghattas, R. S. (2013). The Impact of Corporate Outsourcing in a Developing Country Context. The International Journal of Arts and Sciences

Zakka, J. S. (2012). Corporate Social Responsibility and Poverty Alleviation in a Developing Country Context: Case Studies from Lebanon. Humanities and Social Science Review,  1(1), 59-73.

Zakka, J. S. & Ghattas, R. S. (2011). Environmental Accounting in Developing Countries: The Lebanese Case. International Journal of Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 1(1), 95-119.

Zakka, J. S. (2010). From Student to global Citizen: The Role of Liberal Education in a Developing Country Context. International Journal of Arts and Sciences3(11), 362-378.

Zakka, J. S. (2009). End of Service Evaluation of Teaching Effectiveness Questionnaires: An Indicator of Teaching Quality.  Oxford Journal Special Issue Emerging Trends and Issues in Management and Economics8(1), 263-280.