Khondkar E. Karim, DBA, CPA is Professor of Accounting and Chair at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell. His research focuses on financial markets and reporting, judgment and decision making, accounting education, SOX compliance, impact of regulatory changes on accounting numbers, management accounting, and cost management. His research has resulted in over 80 published articles in various journal's including Accounting Organizations and Society (AOS), Behavioral Research in Accounting (BRIA), Accounting Horizons, Journal of Corporate Finance, International Journal of Auditing, CPA Journal, International Journal of Finance, Advances in Accounting, Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting, and other peer reviewed publications.
Six articles in this volume cover the effect of mutual monitoring and need for achievement on budgetary slack in a team-based environment; an empirical assessment of employee versus independent contractor status in taxation and the effect of judges' gender, political affiliation and industry on those decisions; whether non-professional investors' attitudes toward earnings management are consistent with their investing behavior; whether consulting services performed by internal auditors influence their subsequent assessments when performing assurance services; strategy evaluation when using a strategic performance measurement system: an examination of motivational and cognitive biases; and stories versus statistics: the impact of anecdotal data on managerial decision making. -- Annotation (c)2019 * (protoview.com) *