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Amarjit S. Gill

Sessional Lecturer of Finance and Entrepreneurship
Office: EME 4101
Phone: 250-807-8462
Email: amarjit.gill@ubc.ca
Curriculum Vitae

PhD (Concentrations: Finance and Management), Touro University International (Branch Campus of Touro College, New York), USA, 2004
MBA, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK, 1999
BA, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab, India, 1986

FMA (Financial Management Advisor) Professional Designation, Canadian Securities Institute, BC, Canada, 2000
CIM (Certified in Management) Professional Designation, Canadian Institute of Management, Ontario, Canada, 1995

Courses Taught:

Undergraduate Courses:
MGMT436 Investments
MGMT439B Special Topics in Finance: Capital Asset Management
MGMT450 Entrepreneurship and the Smaller Firm

Graduate Courses:
MGMT510 Corporate Finance
MGMT552 Service Operations Management

Courses Previously Taught at Other Universities:
Corporate Finance
Investments and portfolio Management
Money and Banking
International Finance
Special Topics in Finance
Entrepreneurial Finance
Financial Policy and Value Creations
Short-Term Finance
Entrepreneurship
International Business
Management and Organizational Behavior
Service Operations Management

Specialties

Corporate and Managerial Finance
Corporate Governance and Short-Term Finance
Investments
Entrepreneurial/Small Business Finance
Small Business Development
Entrepreneurship
Service Operations Management and Financial Performance
Organizational Behavior
International Business/Global Management
Human Resource Management 

Biography

Dr. Amarjit Gill joined the UBC's Okanagan Campus in 2012 as a Sessional Lecturer in Finance and Entrepreneurship. Before joining the University of British Columbia (Okanagan Campus), Dr. Amarjit Gill was a Professor and Faculty Lead for the finance courses in the MBA program.

Dr. Amarjit Gill has been providing quality education in the areas of Finance, Entrepreneurship, International Business, and Management since January, 2004. He has written 73 research papers in the areas of Finance, Entrepreneurship, and Management, and 66 of them have been accepted/published in the high quality peer reviewed journals, seminars, and conferences.   

Dr. Amarjit Gill has worked as a manager in the financial management and service sectors for over 20 years. He has been providing consulting services in the areas of financial management and small business development for the last 10 years.

Dr. Amarjit Gill has been supervising BSBA and MBA students’ Independent Study Projects and serving on PhD students’ dissertation committees in the areas of Finance and Management for the last six years. In addition, he has been reviewing research papers for the Finance and Management journals for the last three years.

PhD Dissertations Supervised/Co-Supervised:

Student Name

Program

Year

Principal Supervisor

Co-Supervisors

Carol Trivedi

PhD in Finance

2011-Present

Dr. Gregory Gull

Dr. Amarjit Gill
(External Examiner,
Capella University)

Corey Mathis

PhD in Management

2011-2012

Dr. Amarjit Gill
Reference Letter

Dr. Joshua Shackman
Dr. Charul Shah

Ralph Deo

PhD in Management

2008-2012

Dr. Amarjit Gill

Dr. Joshua Shackman
Dr. Michael Garmon

Reda Bernoussi

PhD in Management

2007-2011

Dr. Charnchai Tangpong

Dr. Amarjit Gill
Dr. Indira R. Guzman

Ramiro Barriga

PhD in Finance

2006-2009

Dr. Nahum Biger

Dr. Amarjit Gill
Dr. William Anderson

Harjinder Dhaliwal

PhD in Leadership

2006-2008

Dr. John Machnic

Dr. Amarjit Gill
(External Examiner,
Capella University)
Dr. Katherine Dew

Quyen Hoang

PhD in Finance

2004-2006

Dr. Nahum Biger

Dr. Amarjit Gill
Dr. Michael Guth

Selected Publications:

Finance (24 Publications):

Gill, A., Mand, H.S., & Tibrewala, R. (2012). Factors that influence the decision of Indian investors to invest in the real estate market. International Research Journal of Finance and Economics. (Forthcoming in 2012)

Gill, A. & Obradovich, J. (2012). Corporate governance, institutional ownership, and the decision to pay the amount of dividends: Evidence from USA.  International Research Journal of Finance and Economics. (Forthcoming in 2012)

Gill, A. & Obradovich, J. (2012). The impact of corporate governance and financial leverage on the value of American firms. International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, 91, 46-51.

Gill, A., Biger, N., & Mathur, N. (2012). Determinants of equity share prices: Evidence from American firms. International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, 90, 176-192.

Gill, A., Herbert, G., Mand, H., Sharma, S.P., & Mathur, N. (2012). Factors that influence Indian propensity to invest in the real estate market. Journal of Finance and Investment Analysis, 1(2), 137-156.

Singh, I, Mand, H.S., & Gill, A. (2012). Determinants of capital structure in the Indian automobile industry. International Journal of Business Economics and Management Research, 3(2), 72-85.

Gill, A., Mand, H.S., & Sharma, S.P. (2012). The effects of corporate strategy and capital structure on firm performance: Evidence from Canada. International Journal of Business Economics and Management Research, 3(5), 81-91.

Gill, A., Biger, N., Mand, H., & Gill, S. (2011). Factors that affect mutual fund investment decision of Indian Investors. International Journal of Behavioural Accounting and Finance, 2(3/4), 328-345.

Gill, A. & Shah, C. (2012). Determinants of corporate cash holdings: Evidence from Canada. International Journal of Economics and Finance, 4(1), 70-79. 

Gill, A. & Mathur, N. (2011). Factors that affect potential growth of Canadian firms. Journal of Applied Finance and Banking, 1(4), 107-123.  

Gill, A., Biger, N., & Mathur, N. (2011). The effects of capital structure on profitability: Evidence from United States. International Journal of Management, 28(4), 3-15.

Gill, A. & Mathur, N. (2011). Board size, CEO duality, and the value of Canadian manufacturing firms. Journal of Applied Finance and Banking, 1(3), 1-13.

Gill, A. & Mathur, N. (2011). The impact of board size, CEO duality, and corporate liquidity on the profitability of Canadian service firms. Journal of Applied Finance and Banking, 1(3), 83-95.

Gill, A. & Mathur, N. (2011).  Factors that influence financial leverage of Canadian firms. Journal of Applied Finance and Banking, 1(2), 19-37.  

Gill, A. & Mathur, N. (2011). Factors that influence corporate liquidity holdings in Canada. Journal of Applied Finance and Banking, 1(2), 133-153.

Gill, A. (2011). Factors that influence working capital requirements in Canada. Economics and Finance Review, 1(3), 30-40.  

Gill, A., Biger, N., & Mathur, N. (2010). The relationship between working capital management and profitability:Evidence from United States. Business and Economics Journal, 2010, 1-9.

Gill, A., Biger, N., & Tibrewala, R. (2010). Understanding and mitigating direct investment-risk in the Indian real estate market. Business and Economics Journal, 2010, pp. 1-10.  

Gill, A., Biger, N., & Tibrewala, R. (2010). Determinants of dividend payout ratios: evidence from United States. The Open Business Journal, 3, 8-14.  

Gill, A. & Biger, N. (2009). Gender differences and factors that affect stock investment decision of Western Canadian Investors. International Journal of Behavioral Accounting and Finance, 1(2), 135-151.

Gill, A., Biger, N., Pai, C., & Bhutani, S. (2009). The determinants of capital structure in the service industry: evidence from United States. The Open Business journal, 2, 48-53.

Gill, A., Biger, N., Pai, C., Mand, H.S., & Sharma, S.P. (2009). Determinants of the chief financial officer’s compensation in the service industry. The Open Business Journal, 2, 43-47.

Gill, A., Biger, N., & Bhutani, S. (2008). Corporate performance and the chief executive officer’s compensation in the service industry. The Open Business Journal, 1, 62-66.

Gill, A. & Biger, N. (2008). Factors that affect Canadian propensity to direct investment abroad: evidence from the Indian real estate market. The Open Business Journal, 1, 1-9.

Small Business Finance (9 Publications):

Gill, A. & Biger, N. (2012). Barriers to small business growth in Canada. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development. (Forthcoming in 2012)

Gill, A., Sharma, S.P., & Mathur, N.  (2012). The impact of debt policy on the investment decision of small business owners in India. International Research Journal of Finance and Economics. (Forthcoming in 2012)

Gill, A. & Mand, H.S. (2012). Barriers to the growth of small business firms in India. International Journal of Business and Globalisation. (Forthcoming in 2012)

Gill, A., Mand, H.S., & Mathur, N. (2012). Corporate governance and the growth of small business service firms in India. International Research Journal of Finance and Economics. (Forthcoming in 2012)

Gill, A. & Biger, N. (2012). Factors that affect small business performance in Canada. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing, 4(2), 181-193.

Gill, A., Biger, N., Mand, H.S., & Shah, C. (2012). Corporate governance and capital structure of small business service firms in India. International Journal of Economics and Finance, 4(8), 83-92.  

Gill, A., Mand, H.S., Sharma, S.P., & Mathur, N. (2012). The relationship between corporate governance and the investment decision of small business firms in India. Journal of Finance and Investment Analysis, 1(2). 41-59.  

Gill, A., Mand, H.S., Sharma, S.P., & Mathur, N. (2012). Factors that influence financial leverage of small business firms in India. International Journal of Economics and Finance, 4(3). 33-45.

Gill, A., Flaschner, A.B., Sharma, S.P. (2012). Factors that affect small business performance in India. Al-Barkaat Journal of Finance & Management, 4(1), 1-16.

Small Business Development/Entrepreneurship (5 Publications):

Gill, A., Sharma, S.P., & Mand, H.S. (2012). Growth plans of small business in India: individual influences. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 16(1), 33-47.

Gill, A., Sharma, S.P., & Mand, H.S. (2011). Factors that affect Indian propensity to grow and expand small business. The IUP Journal of Entrepreneurship Development, 8(4), 79-88.

Gill, A., Biger, N., & Nagpal, V. (2011). Barriers to small business creations in Canada. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 14(2), 245-257.

Gill, A., Biger, N., & Nagpal, V. (2011). Barriers to small business creations in India. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 13(4), 395-410.

Gill, A., Biger, N., Mathur, N., Shah, C., & Bhutani, I. (2010). Factors that affect Canadian propensity to grow and expand small business. Business and Economics Journal, 2010, 1-10.

Management (13 Publications):

Gill, A., Sharma, S., Mathur, N., & Bhutani, S. (2012). The effects of job satisfaction and work experience on employee-desire for empowerment: A comparative study in Canada and India. International journal of Management, 29(1), 190-200.

Gill, A., Mathur, N., Sharma, S.P., & Bhutani, S. (2011). The effects of empowerment and transformational leadership on employee intentions to quit: A study of restaurant workers in India. International Journal of management, 28(2), 217-229. 

Gill, A., Culpepper, A., Shah, C., & Mathur, N. (2011). The effects of empowerment and job satisfaction on employee intentions to quit: A study among Canadian restaurant and hotel employees. Res Manageria, 2(5), 19-26.

Gill, A., Flaschner, A.B., & Fitzgerald, S. (2011). The relations of transformational leadership and empowerment with employee job satisfaction: A study among Canadian restaurant and hotel employees. Res Manageria. 1(1), 20-31.   

Gill, A., Flaschner, A.B., Shah, C., & Bhutani, I. (2010). The relations of transformational leadership and empowerment with employee job satisfaction: A study among Indian restaurant employees. Business and Economics Journal, 2010, 1-10.

Gill, A., Biger, N., & Bhutani, S. (2010). Factors that mitigate employee job stress in the service industry,” International Journal of Services, Economics, and Management, 2(1), 30-45.

Gill, A., Flaschner, A.B., & Bhutani, S. (2010). The impact of transformational leadership and empowerment on employee job stress. Business and Economics Journal, 2010, 1-11.

Gill, A., Fitzgerald, S., Bhutani, S., Mand, H., & Sharma, S. (2010). The relationship between transformational leadership and employee-desire for empowerment. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 22(2), 263-273.

Gill, A. (2008), “The role of trust in employee-manager relationship,” International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 20(1), 98-103.

Gill, A. & Mathur, N. (2007). Improving employee dedication and pro-social behavior. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 19(4), 328-334.

Gill, A., Flaschner, A.B., & Shachar, M. (2006). Mitigating stress and burnout by implementing transformational-leadership. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 18(6), 469-481.

Gill, A., Flaschner, A.B., & Shachar, M. (2006). Mitigating stress and burnout. Canadian Institute of Management, Volume 53, Newsletter, March 2006.

Gill, A. (2004). The impact of empowerment on customer-contact service employees’ role in the hospitality industry. ProQuest Information and Learning, Michigan, USA.

Educational Management (6 Publications):

Gill, A., Mand, H.S, Sharma, S., & Nagpal, V. (2012). Effects of empowerment on student educational satisfaction and commitment to continue studies: A study among Indian Commerce Students. International Journal of Business Economics and Management Research, 3(5), 68-79.

Gill, A., Herbert, G., Mathur, N., & Nagpal, V. (2011). Gender differences and factors that improve student educational satisfaction: A Study among Indian commerce students. Res Manageria, 2(5), 27-37.

Gill, A., Culpepper, A., Mand, H., Mathur, N., & Bhutani, S. (2011). The relations of transformational leadership and empowerment with student perceived performance: A study among Indian commerce students. Business and Economics Journal, 2011, 1-9.

Gill, A., Tibrewala, R., Poczter, A., Biger, N., Mand, H.S., Sharma, S.P., & Dhande, K.S. (2010). Effects of transformational leadership on student educational satisfaction and student stress. The Open Education Journal, 3, 1-10.  

Gill, A., Biger, N., Pai, C., Tibrewala, R., & Nagpal, V. (2009). Factors that affect commitment to continue studies among business students: a comparative study of Asian and Canadian students studying in Canada. The Open Education Journal, 2, 25-33.

Gill, A., Biger, N., & Dhaliwal, H. (2008), “Building commitment to continue studies among Asian students. The Open Education Journal, 1, 9-14.

Bank Marketing:

Gill, A., Flaschner, A.B., & Shachar, M. (2006). Factors that affect the trust of business clients in their banks,” International Journal of Bank Marketing, 24(6), 384-405.

Conferences and Seminar Proceedings

Finance (5 Publications):

Gill, A. (2012). The relationship between corporate governance and the profitability of American firms. The 1st International Symposium on Business, Economics and Financial Applications (ISBEFA'12) held on 1-2 June 2012 by International Scientific Press in Greece. (Forthcoming in 2012)

Gill, A., Singh, M., Sharma, S.P., & Mand, H. (2012). Investors’ perception of capital losses, investment propensity, and investment decision: Evidence from Indian real estate market. University Grant Commission (UGC) Seminar on Emerging Paradigm in Indian Financial Sector Held on February 28, 2011 at Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab, India. (Forthcoming in 2012)

Gill, A. (2011). The impact of board size and CEO duality on the potential growth of Canadian manufacturing firms. International Accounting Conference (IAC) held on 24 - 25 November 2011 in Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia. (Forthcoming in 2012)

Gill, A. (2011). The impact of board size and CEO duality on financing decision of Canadian firms. International Accounting Conference (IAC) held on 24 - 25 November 2011 in Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia. (Forthcoming in 2012).

Gill, A. (2011). The impact of board size and CEO duality on the performance of Canadian manufacturing firms. GTU - Finance Conference 2011 held on August 27, 2011 at Gujarat Technological University in association with Marwadi Education Foundation Group of Institutions. 

Small Business Finance (2 Publications:

Gill, A., Amundsen, S., Louis, D., & Sharma, S.P. (2012). Understanding and managing financial challenges for small business service firms in India. University Grant Commission (UGC) Seminar on Changing Landscape of Indian Service Sector Held on February 24th, 2011 at Sikh National College, Banga, Punjab, India. (Forthcoming in 2012)

Gill, A., Mand, H.S., & Sharma, S.P. (2012). Relationship between small business performance and investment propensity of small business owners: Evidence from Indian real estate market. University Grant Commission (UGC) Seminar on Business Challenges and Strategies in Emerging Global Scenarios Held on February 6th, 2011 at SGGS College, Sector-26, Chandigarh, Punjab, India.  (Forthcoming in 2012)

Small Business Development (1 Publication):

Gill, A., Flaschner, A.B., Mathur, N. (2011). Growth plans of small business in Western Canada: Individual influences. Proceedings from ICBSM '11: The First International Conference on Business, Strategy & Management (ICBSM 224) 2011 held on June 25th 2011 at Kolkata, India (ISBN: 81-87912-08-01).  

Educational Management:

Mand, H.S., Gill, A., Sharma, S.P., & Nagpal, V. (2011). The relationship between empowerment and student stress:  A study among Indian commerce students. University Grant Commission (UGC) Seminar on Higher Education, St. Joseph's College of Commerce, Bangalore, Karnataka, South India (September, 2011).

Under Review

Small Business Finance (2 publications)

Gill, A. (2012). Corporate governance, financial policy, and the value of family business firms in Canada. Journal of Small Business management (JSBM – Wiley and Sons).

Gill, A. (2012). Corporate governance, financial policy, management skills, and growth of family business firms in Canada. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing.

Finance (2 publications):

Gill, A. & Biger, N. (2012). The impact of corporate governance on working capital management efficiency of American manufacturing firms.  Managerial Finance.

Gill, A. & Louis, D. (2012). Gender differences and factors that affect mutual fund investment decision of Western Canadian investors. Al-Barkaat Journal of Finance & Management.


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