Lifetime Contribution to Management Accounting Award

to recognize individuals who have made significant contribution to the Management Accounting Section.

Sponsored by the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants 

Call for Submissions

Membership of the Lifetime Contribution to Management Accounting Committee:
The Committee will consist of three (3) members serving staggered three (3) year terms. The most senior member, i.e., the member with one year remaining on his or her term, will serve as chair. For the 2019 award, the Chair is Monte Swain, Brigham Young University

Selection of Committee Members:
The Committee consists of the three most immediate past presidents.

Selection Process:
Nomination of a candidate is confidential. Anyone wishing to nominate a candidate for the award should submit a letter nominating the candidate, any supporting materials such as letters from other supporters of the candidate and, where possible, a current Curriculum Vitae to the Chair of the Lifetime Contribution to Management Accounting Award Committee. Nominations submitted or updated within the past three years will be considered along with nominations submitted this year. The closing date for nominations is September 1, 2018. The award will be presented at the Midyear Meeting of the Management Accounting Section in January 2019.

Award:
The winner will receive a plaque. The AICPA is sponsoring this award.

Prior Award Winners

Journal

Dear MAS members,

As the incoming Senior Editor of the Journal of Management Accounting Research (JMAR) for the 2019-2021 term, I am excited to announce the team of Editors that will serve during my term. They are a group of 13 strong researchers that are ready to work with you, current and future authors and referees, on publishing high quality and relevant management accounting research.

Continuing on JMAR’s promise to include diverse methodological perspectives, we have editors covering all methods used to address management accounting issues, and have wide geographical representation with 46% of the editors not based in the US. Furthermore, the incoming Editorial Board which are relied upon to do the bulk of the reviewing will, for the first time in JMAR’s history, consists of a majority of non-US based researchers. I will announce the incoming Editorial Board members at the Management Accounting Section’s midyear meeting in January.

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Letter from the President

Benjamin C. Ayers

To my colleagues in the Management Accounting Section of the AAA,

As my term begins, I’d like to provide a summary of the state of our Section. Below are updates on significant current and new MAS activities, and on our financial condition and fee changes that will take effect in 2019-2020. I’ve included names of some who lead these activities, but for those whose names are not mentioned, please know that it’s not because your efforts are not appreciated – it’s because we have over 135 volunteer positions staffed by more than 110 people so it’s simply impossible to list all the great things you do!

The MAS has long had its own distinct culture. Our colleagues have diverse research and teaching interests, geographies, tenure in the academy and experiences prior to joining it, personal stories, and more...

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