Professor Honored for Work in Management Accounting

Anthony Hopwood received the 2008 Lifetime Contribution Award from the Management Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association.

The award, sponsored by the AICPA, recognizes those who have made an important mark on management accounting, education and practice.

Hopwood, American Standard Companies Professor of Operations Management at Saïd Business School in Oxford, England, was honored for his research and teachings on organizational control and management perspectives.

He is also the editor-in-chief of Accounting, Organizations and Society and a former president of the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Brussels, Belgium. In 1998, he was voted the Distinguished Accounting Academic of the year by the British Accounting Association. He is also a former dean of the Saïd Business School.


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