Dr Md Tarikul Islam

Dr Md Tarikul Islam

Senior Lecturer in Management Accounting

Tarikul is a Senior Lecturer in Management Accounting at the University of Greenwich. Prior to this, he worked for De Montfort University, University of Essex, Sohar University (Oman), Jahangirnagar University (Bangladesh), and Khulna University (Bangladesh). He holds a PhD in Accountancy from the Queensland University of Technology (Australia). In a couple of master’s degree programs, he studied business and management at KTH-Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden), Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid (Spain), Delft University of Technology (Netherlands), Universite Paris-Sud11 (France), and Jahangirnagar University (Bangladesh).

Tarikul is an interdisciplinary researcher across the research domains of accountability, entrepreneurship, and technology adoption. While corporate accountability within the broader social and environmental accounting theme is the primary focus, he is equally comfortable with accountability in the public sector and healthcare. In entrepreneurship, his research interests include entrepreneurial intention, women entrepreneurship, and social entrepreneurship. His papers have been published in the Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Journal of Business Ethics, Annals of Operations Research, Marine Policy, and Meditari Accountancy Research.


Senior Fellow (SFHEA) of Advance HE

External Examiner, Queen Mary University of London

Executive Committee Member, BAFA South-East Asia Group (BAFA-SEAG)

Research / Scholarly interests

Accountability, technology adoption, and interdisciplinary research

Recent publications

Journal Articles

  1. Islam, M.T., Rahim, M. M., Kuruppu, S. (2023). Public accountability failure in solving a public nuisance: stakeholder disengagement in a clash of Western and Islamic worldviews. Accounting Auditing and Accountability Journal
  2. Rahim, M. M., Kuruppu, S., & Islam, M. T. (2022). Social auditing in the supply chain: business legitimisation rather than a change agent. Meditari Accountancy Research.
  3. Yadav, M. P., Bhatia, S., Singh, N., & Islam, M. T. (2022). Financial and Energy Exchange Traded Funds Futures: An evidence of Spillover and Portfolio Hedging, Annals of Operations Research
  4. Rahim, M. M., Islam, M. T., & Kuruppu, S. (2019). Shipping Corporations’ Accountability to Raise Competencies in Ballast Water Regulation. Environmental and Planning Law Journal. 36 (4), 376-394.
  5. Hossain, M., Islam, M. T., Momin, M. A., Nahar, S., Alam, M. S. (2019). Understanding Communication of Sustainability Reporting: Application of Symbolic Convergence Theory (SCT). Journal of Business Ethics, 160 (2), 563 – 586.
  6. Rahim, M. M., Islam, M. T., & Kuruppu, S. (2016). Regulating Global Shipping Corporations’ Accountability for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Seas. Marine Policy, 69, 159–170.
  7. Ahamed, K. F., & Islam, M. T. (2014). Factors Associated with Job Involvement: A Study of Commercial Bank People in Bangladesh. Journal of Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance, 10 (3), 140–150.

Book Chapter

Islam, M. T. (2015). Social Audit for Raising CSR Performance of Banking Corporations in Bangladesh. In M. M. Rahim & S. O. Idowu (Eds.), Social Audit Regulation (pp. 107-130). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing

Internet Publication

Rahim, M., Kuruppu, S., & Islam, M. T. (2021, June 7). Social Auditing: Legitimising Global Brands’ Irresponsibility? E-International Relations. Link