Ala Mokhtar

Dr. Ala Mokhtar

Assistant Professor

Faculty, Accounting and Financial Management



Dr. Ala Mokhtar holds a PhD in Accounting from the University of Waterloo. Her research interests are in management accounting, in particular, in how management controls motivate employees. Among other topics, she has studied employee overwork, employee evaluation, and employees' identity with their colleagues. She has also examined accounting professionals' experiences with their clients, and how accountants cope with clients that act negatively towards them. Ala has presented her academic work across Canada, the United States, and Europe and has served as a reviewer, discussant and moderator for various accounting conferences. Before starting her academic career, Ala worked for PwC in the Middle East.


August 2023

Subjectivity In Performance Evaluation And Group Identity As Antecedents Of Employee Overwork

CONTRIBUTORS: Ala Mokhtar, Tim Bauer, Adam Presslee

Workplace Aggression Initiated By Clients Against Accounting Professionals

CONTRIBUTORS: Tim Bauer, Sean Hillison, Ala Mokhtar

The Influence Of Client Incivility And Coping Strategies On Audit Professionals’ Judgments

CONTRIBUTORS: Ala Mokhtar, Tim Bauer, Sean Hillison