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Dr Wael Hadid
Senior Lecturer in Accounting

Eastern Gateway 104L


Wael Hadid is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting at Brunel Business School, Brunel University London. Wael has a BSc in Accounting (Damascus University), MSc in Finance and Accounting and PhD in Management studies from Brunel University. Wael was a winner of the Vice-Chancellor's Prize for Doctoral Research for his PhD thesis on the interface between lean system and costing practices. He also holds a post graduate certificate in teaching and learning (from the University of Sheffield) and a fellowship with the UK higher Education Academy.

Before Joining Brunel, he worked at different universities including Sheffield University Management School, Bucks New University, Damascus University, and the University of Liverpool in its online programme. At these institutions, Wael taught different modules in the areas of Financial Accounting, Management Accounting and Quantitative methods.  

Wael is a member of the British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) and the Management Control Association (MCA) Group and presents his research regularly at their yearly organised events.  Wael’s research has been published in high quality journals including Management Accounting Research, British Accounting Review, International Journal of Operations and Production Management and Production Planning and Control.   


  • BSc (Accounting) with honours, Damascus University, Syria
  • MSc (Finance and Accounting), Brunel University, UK
  • PhD (Management Studies), Brunel University, UK
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the UK


Programme Leader: MSc Accounting and Business Management

Module Leader: MG2530 - Management Accounting (Planning and Control)

Supervisor: Master and PhD projects

Research Ethics Reviewer 

Personal tutor

Newest selected publications

Hadid, W. and Hamdan, M. (2021) 'Firm size and cost system sophistication: The role of firm age'. British Accounting Review, 0 (In Press). pp. 101037 - 101037. ISSN: 0890-8389 Open Access Link

Journal article

Hadid, W. and Al-Sayed, M. (2020) 'Management accountants and strategic management accounting: The role of organizational culture and information systems'. Management Accounting Research, 50. pp. 1 - 48. ISSN: 1044-5005 Open Access Link

Journal article

Hadid, W. (2019) 'Lean service, business strategy and ABC and their impact on firm performance'. Production Planning and Control, 30 (14). pp. 1203 - 1217. ISSN: 0953-7287 Open Access Link

Journal article

Hadid, W., Mansouri, SA. and Gallear, D. (2016) 'Is lean service promising? A socio-technical perspective'. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 36 (6). pp. 618 - 642. ISSN: 0144-3577 Open Access Link

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Hadid, W. and Mansouri, SA. (2014) 'The lean-performance relationship in services: A theoretical model'. International Journal of Operations and Production Management, 34 (6). pp. 750 - 785. ISSN: 0144-3577 Open Access Link

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