Zulfiquer Haider

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Assistant Professor

PhD, Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba
MBA, Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester

Office: SSC 4313
Phone: 519-661-2111 x81465
Email: zhaider6@uwo.ca

Dr. Zulfiquer Ali Haider is an Assistant Professor of Corporate Governance in the DAN Department of Management & Organizational Studies at Western University. Dr. Haider studies how the firm, through decisions made by its managers, can meet the interests of different stakeholders and succeed as socially responsible businesses. His research centres around the intersection of entrepreneurship, corporate governance, behavioral finance, and ethics. Professor Haider is particularly intrigued by family-owned organizations, where he explores matters pertaining to these areas. Zulfiquer’s research has appeared in esteemed scholarly journals (such as the Financial Times-50-listed Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Journal of Business Ethics, etc.), and has been presented in major conferences (e.g. the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, which gave special recognition). Zulfiquer has previous managerial and consultancy experience with industry-leading multinational companies; he is also a member of the US-headquartered charity, Lions Clubs International, where he has served in senior cabinet roles and received several awards in recognition of his humanitarian efforts.


Corporate Governance & Ethics, Entrepreneurship, Family Business Management.


Haider, Z. A., Li, J., Wang, Y., & Wu, Z. (2021). Do Family Firms Have Higher or Lower Deal Valuations? A Contextual Analysis. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 45(4), 709–739. https://doi.org/10.1177/1042258720910950

Kim, K., Haider, Z.A., Wu, Z. & Dou, J. (2019) Corporate social performance of family firms: A place-based perspective in the context of layoffs. Journal of Business Ethics

Li, C., Xu, Y., Gill, A. Haider, Z.A. & Wang, Y. (2018). Religious beliefs, socially responsible investment, and cost of debt: Evidence from entrepreneurial firms in India. Emerging Markets Review

Li, J., Haider, Z. A., Jin, X. & Yuan, W. (2018). Corporate controversy, social responsibility and market performance: International Evidence. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money

Haider, Z. A., Liu, M., Wang, Y., & Zhang, Y. (2017). Government ownership, financial constraint, corruption, and corporate performance: International evidence. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money