Best Management Accounting Paper - Annual Meeting

Purpose: To recognize superior scholarship, the Section will present a Best Paper Award for the AAA Annual Meeting.

Eligibility and Selection Procedure:
Papers submitted to the Annual meeting are eligible for consideration for the Award. A Committee made up of a Chair and Section members will select the winner.

Presentation of the Award:
A Plaque(s) will be presented to the winning author(s) at the Management Accounting Section Luncheon at the Annual Meeting.

Best Management Accounting Paper-Annual Meeting Prior Winners

2020 Jason Brown, Patrick Martin, Geoffrey Sprinkle and Dan Way, "The Effect of Performance Measures on Risk in Capital Investment Decisions"
2019 Jonas Heese and Perez Cavazos, "The Effect of Monitoring of Management on Corporate Misconduct"
2018 Arthur Morris, "The Relationships Between Risky Projects, Convex Compensation, and Project Selection: evidence from the War on Terror"
2017 Andrea Pawliczek, "The Effect of Performance Shares on Executive Incentives"
2016 Drew Newman, Ivo Tafkov, and Flora Zhou, "The Effect of Incentive Scheme and Task Type on Psychological Entitlement and Altruistic Behavior"


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

Allen Webb

Dear MAS Members;

Below you’ll find the first call for 2020-21 MAS volunteers and a full report of our very successful Midyear Meeting held in Houston, January 9-11.

Be a Volunteer!

It is that time of year when our President Elect, Isabella Grabner, is beginning to staff the various committees and other positions that will be doing the important work of the section when her term as President starts in August.

Isabella has over 100 positions for which she needs volunteers. So, don’t wait to be asked, do your part to help the MAS by emailing Isabella at soon to volunteer! If there are certain roles you would most prefer taking on, let Isabella know when you contact her....

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