Accounting Behavior and Organizations Sections Awards


Outstanding Dissertation Award

The AAA Accounting, Behavior and Organizations Section is pleased to announce its 2017 Outstanding Dissertation Award competition. The purpose of this competition is to recognize outstanding dissertation research in a behavioral/organizations topic. The assessment of what constitutes an outstanding contribution to behavioral/organizational accounting research will be based on, but not limited to, the following criteria:

  • relevance and originality of the research question
  • development of a theoretical framework; appropriateness of the research method and analysis
  • quality of writing
  • potential for publication in a scholarly journal
  • potential for the results to have practical implications for accounting practitioners and organizations

An entry may be nominated by either the author of the dissertation or by one or more members of the author's dissertation committee. The author must be a member of the ABO Section at the time of entry. The entry may not be simultaneously submitted to dissertation competitions sponsored by other sections of the American Accounting Association. All entries must include a letter from the dissertation chairperson stating that the dissertation has been completed and accepted by the degree-granting institution during the calendar year 2017.

A copy of the dissertation, along with a working paper from the dissertation that meets the criteria for papers submitted to Behavioral Research in Accounting (refer to the latest issue for requirements related to length and other matters) and the related experimental or survey instrument should be sent to the Chair of the Award Committee. All entries must be received by May 28, 2018. The award recipient will be notified by August 1, 2018.

Please send all materials in electronic form to: Axel Schulz A.Schulz@latrobe.edu.au

The AAA/ABO Section Dissertation Award carries with it a $1,000 cash award for the recipient as well as a plaque honoring the recipient. The award recipient will be announced during lunch at the ABO Section Annual Research Conference in October 2018. The award recipient will also be invited to present his/her work at the ABO Research Conference.

Letter from the President


ABO Members:

Hello! It is an honor to serve the ABO section as president for 2017-2018. 

I would like to offer my sincere appreciation to all of the current and former ABO officers and section volunteers who spend countless hours to organize conferences and doctoral consortia, review papers, provide discussant feedback, and serve on committees. The ABO section is truly an amazingly collegial group of individuals who actively support each other in the pursuit of behavioral accounting research.

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The deadline for submitting nominations for the ABO Notable (Lifetime) Contribution Award in Behavioral Accounting Literature is May 28, 2018. Please email your nomination to Axel Schulz at A.Schulz@latrobe.edu.au  For more information, click here. 

The deadline for submitting nominations for the ABO Outstanding Dissertation Award  is May 28, 2018. Please email your nomination to Axel Schulz at A.Schulz@latrobe.edu.au  For more information, click here

The deadline for submitting nominations for the BRIA Best Paper Award is June 10, 2018. Please email your nomination to Kathryn Kadous at Kathryn.Kadous@emory.edu For more information, click here

 

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Behavioral Research in Accounting

A journal of the Accounting, Behavior, and Organizations Section of the American Accounting Association

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Midyear Meeting

The 2018 ABO Research Conference

October 11-13, 2018 -- Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel, Phoenix, AZ.  

The 2018 ABO Research Conference will be held at The Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel in the vibrant downtown of Phoenix, Arizona October 11-13, 2018. The Doctoral Consortium will be held on October 11-12. The Research Conference will commence with a luncheon on Friday, October 12 and continue throughout the day on Saturday, October 13.

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