Professor Wins Best Early Career Researcher Award


Henri Dekker, Ph.D., associate professor of accounting at VU University, Amsterdam Research Center in Accounting, Netherlands, received the AICPA’s Best Early Career Researcher Award.

 

The award, which is co-sponsored by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in the U.K. and the Society of Management Accountants of Canada, was granted in collaboration with the Management Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association.

 

The $2,000 grant is given to a researcher with the best overall body of research in management accounting. Eligible research will have been completed within the first five years of joining a faculty.

 

Theresa Libby, CA, Ph.D., professor of accounting at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, presented the award at the annual meeting of the American Accounting Association in New York.

 

Dekker’s research on accounting and control in interfirm relationships, strategy and management control, as well as on performance measurement, goal setting and incentive compensation, has appeared in many professional publications including Accounting Horizons; Accounting, Organizations and Society; Management Science; and Management Accounting Research.

 

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