Notable Contribution to Management Accounting Literature Award 

Consideration is given to books, monographs, and journal articles on management accounting topics published within the past five calendar years.

Purpose: This award recognizes an outstanding contribution to the management accounting literature. The award provides a cash prize of $1,000 and plaque to the winner.

Eligibility and Application Procedures:  Any work published within the past five years (2015-2019) is eligible for this award. We will consider books, monographs, and journal articles on management accounting topics. We will employ the following criteria in determining the recipient.

  1. Relevance to theory, practice, or instruction of management accounting.
  2. Broad appeal to those interested in management accounting.
  3. Originality and potential contribution to knowledge.
  4. Impact or potential impact on other research.

No preference will be given to single-authored work. Any member of the American Accounting Association can nominate a work. To nominate a work for the 2020 award, please send a PDF file of the article, or a copy of the monograph or the book, and a short paragraph stating the reasons for nomination to the Chair of the Awards Committee, Justin Leiby (jleiby2@illinois.edu). Nominations for books or monographs will not be considered unless they are provided free of charge to all committee members. Self-nominations are permitted. Works in languages other than English must be translated prior to submission. Submitted works will not be returned.

All nominations must be received by March 1, 2020

Selection Process:  The Committee will review the submissions and determine the Award winner. The award winners will be notified in July. Winners need not be members of the Management Accounting Section to receive the recognition, but must be members of the Section to receive the cash prize.

Past 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

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 isabella.grabner@wu.ac.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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