About the Accounting Behavior and Organizations Sections


About the Accounting Behavior and Organizations Section

The ABO section’s mission is to stimulate interchange and research on the relationship between behavioral science and accounting.

Dues: $25 ($6 for students)

Journal: Behavioral Research in Accounting (BRIA)

Section Objectives

To stimulate interchange and research on the relationship between behavioral science and accounting. This might include, for example, the behavioral impact of accounting information, the incorporation of behavioral and attitudinal measures in accounting and human resource accounting.

To promote the integration of organizational and general system theories with developments in accounting theory. The former might include such constructs as organizational effectiveness, open vs. closed systems, contingency theory, constituencies, organizational adaptability or resilience, and social responsibility accounting.

Letter from the President

Dear Members of the Accounting Behavior and Organizations Section,

Our conference in San Antonio was smaller than usual given the unique circumstances, but all the more personal and engaging. Scott Asay did a commendable job leading the ABO through a year full of uncertainties, while Scott Emmett and Steph Grant put in a herculean effort to provide our section with an unmatched in-person experience. Thank you to the entire executive committee for overseeing our section’s health and operations amidst unprecedented times.
 

Looking forward, I am excited to continue supporting our mission of encouraging excellence in research and education at the intersection of accounting and behavioral and organizational sciences. Behavioral Research in Accounting, our section’s journal...

Continue Reading

Midyear Meeting

The 2021 Accounting Behavior and Organizations (ABO) Section Research Conference took place in San Antonio, TX last week from October 7-9. With COVID safety protocols in place, the meeting was a great success and paves the way for future engaging and successful AAA conferences! We are excited to be back together once again. As you attend future AAA in-person meetings, continue the connections by posting to #AAAbacktogether.

BRIA

Behavioral Research in Accounting

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

Submit to Behavioral Research in Accounting Journal