Lifetime Contribution to Management Accounting Award

Sponsored by the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants 


Purpose:  The purpose of the award is to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to management accounting education, research and/or practice over a sustained period of time through scholarly endeavors, teaching excellence (including educational innovation and mentorship of students), and/or service to the Management Accounting Section and/or related professional organizations. Through bestowing this award, the Section recognizes the recipient as a role model for current and future management accounting scholars. This award will normally be given every year, conditional on the availability of eligible candidates.

EligibilitySince the purpose of the award is to recognize lifetime contributions in the field of management accounting, eligibility is not restricted to academics. However, nominees who are members of the American Accounting Association and the Management Accounting Section are preferred.

Current members of the Lifetime Contribution to Management Accounting Award Committee and the Management Accounting Section Executive Committee are ineligible for the award.

Nomination ProceduresNomination of a candidate is confidential. Anyone wishing to nominate a candidate for the award should submit a one-to-two page letter nominating the candidate, any supporting materials such as letters from other supporters of the nomination, and a current Curriculum Vitae.

Nominations submitted will be added to the list of previous nominees as past nominations are carried over and reconsidered each year. However, awards are not given posthumously. Updates to previous nominations are welcome, which can include an updated one-two page letter and/or updated Curriculum Vitae.

Award Committee and Submission Instructions:  Materials should be sent by September 1, 2022 to the Chair of the Award Selection Committee: Alan Webb, University of Waterloo,

Presentation of Award:  The Award will be presented at the Management Accounting Section Midyear Meeting in January 2023.



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Continuing JMAR’s mission to promote diverse topics and methodological perspectives, the new editorial team covers all methods of management accounting research. Close to 50% of the team is based outside of the US, which also continues the tradition of a wide geographical representation.

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