Jim Bulloch Award for Innovations in Management Accounting Education

Sponsored by the Institute of Management Accountants

Call for Nominations – AAA MAS Jim Bulloch Award for Innovations in Management Accounting Education

Purpose:  The purpose of the award is to recognize and reward faculty members who have created or written innovative pedagogical practices or curriculum materials in the area of management accounting. The recipient is honored with a plaque and $2,000. The award is generously sponsored by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA).

Criteria:  Awards shall be made on the basis of several criteria. The innovation should be adaptable across a variety of educational context. The innovation should be broad in scope and should foster learning. The innovation should be low-cost to apply and adapt.

Eligibility:  Individual faculty members, groups of faculty, or departments teaching or preparing materials to be used for managerial or cost accounting education are eligible. These parties can nominate themselves or others. Recipients do not have to be members of the AAA MAS to receive the plaque but must be members to receive the cash prize.

Nomination Procedures:  Nominations should include a description of the innovation, sample materials where feasible, and evidence that the innovation has been tested and has been shown to have educational benefits. Nominations from the prior two years that did not receive the award can be resubmitted.

Award Committee and Submission Instructions:  Nominations will be evaluated by a committee of faculty appointed by the MAS President. Nominations must be emailed by Friday, March 1, 2024 to the Chair of the Award Committee: Tyler Thomas, University of Waterloo tfthomas@uwaterloo.ca. Please include a contact person and address to whom the Award Committee can send requests for additional information.

Presentation of Award:  The Award will be presented during the Management Accounting Section Business Meeting and Lunch at the AAA Annual Meeting in August.


Jim Bulloch Award for Innovations in Management Accounting Recipients

2023 Jeremy Bentley, "Supplement to What Counts and What Gets Counted"  
2022 Dorothy Feldmand, Mahendra Gujarathi, and Harihan Ramasubramanian, "Leveraging Cost Accounting to Manage Earnings: Evidence from Toshiba's Semiconductor Business"  
2021 Jennifer M. Cainas, University of South Florida Juliana Kralik, University of South Florida “The Great Accounting Escape: A Teaching Tool for Relevant Costing and Short-Term Decisions”  
2020 Wendy Tietz, Jennifer Cainas, Tracie Miller-Nobles, "KAT Insurance: Introductory Accounting Data Analytics Cases Using Excel, Power BI and/or Tableau"  
2019 Bill Goldman, "Data Visualization: Teaching Big Data Analytics"  
2018 Kimberly Swanson Church, Kelvie Crabb, Gail Hoover King, "Launch Learning: A Compendium of Cases for Students to Create, Collaborate and Comprehend Managerial Accounting"  
2017 Poh-Sun Seow, Suay-Peng Wong, "Accounting Challenge App"  
2016 Wendy Tietz, "Accounting in the Headlines Blog"  

A Letter from Our Section President Khim Kelly, University of Central Florida

Dear Management Accounting Section (MAS) Members.

Welcome to the 2023/2024 year!

This year, we are excited to announce that we are looking for even more ways to connect with our members throughout the year. As part of this effort, we are pleased to invite you to join the MAS on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/groups/12007279/)! Please use this platform to connect with the MAS community; to share teaching, research, and practice engagement resources; and to learn about our latest events.

The MAS started the new year with a great program put together by Todd Thornock and Curtis Hall (Co-Directors) at the 2023 AAA Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado. Todd and Curtis organized 13 concurrent sessions and a panel session on “Teaching Management and Cost Accounting with Data Analytics”. We thank the authors who submitted 92 papers and the 130 volunteers who reviewed, discussed, and moderated for the Annual Meeting!

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Journal of Management Accounting Research

The mission of the Journal of Management Accounting Research (JMAR) is to advance the theory and practice of management accounting through publication of high-quality applied and theoretical research, using any well-executed research method. JMAR serves the global community of scholars and practitioners whose work impacts or is informed by the role that accounting information plays in decision-making and performance measurement within organizations. Settings may include profit and not-for profit organizations, service, retail and manufacturing organizations and domestic, foreign, and multinational firms. JMAR furthermore seeks to advance an understanding of management accounting in its broader context, such as issues related to the interface between internal and external reporting or taxation. New theories, topical areas, and research methods, as well as original research with novel implications to improve practice and disseminate the best managerial accounting practices are encouraged.

JMAR publishes 3 issues per year in Spring, Summer, and Fall, and is indexed in Scopus and ESCI.