• Welcome to the Management Accounting Section

    MAS strives to improve the teaching, researching and practice of accounting that assists in the effective and efficient management of entities.

  • Susan Haka, Winner of the 2016 MAS Lifetime Achievement Award

    The Section has awarded Susan Haka, from Michigan State University, as the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award. Sponsored by the AICPA and the CIMA, this award is given to individuals who have "...have made significant contributions to education, research and practice over a sustained period of time through scholarly endeavors, teaching excellence, educational innovation and or service to the MAS section." Sue will receive the award at the upcoming 2016 MAS Midyear Meeting in Dallas, TX, January 7-9.

Call for Nominations – AAA MAS Notable Contribution to Management Accounting Literature Award

Purpose:  This award recognizes an outstanding contribution to management accounting literature. The author(s) of the winning paper receive a plaque and $1,000.

Criteria:  The Award Committee will employ the following criteria in determining the winner.

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

No preference will be given to single-authored work.

EligibilityAny work published within the past five calendar years is eligible for this award. Thus, for the 2021 award, the work must have been published from January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2020.

Books, monographs, and journal articles on management accounting topics are eligible. Nominations for books or monographs will not be considered unless they are provided free of charge to all committee members. Works in languages other than English must be translated prior to submission.

Winners 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: The work must be accompanied by a short paragraph stating the reasons for the nomination.

Award Committee and Submission Instructions:  To nominate a work for the award, by March 1, 2021 email the article or copy of the monograph or book along with the short statement described above to the Chair of the Awards Committee: [Alexandra Van den Abbeele, KU Leuven, alexandra.vandenabbeele@kuleuven.be]. Submitted works will not be returned. Nominations will be evaluated by a Committee of faculty appointed by the MAS President.

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