Clinical Associate Professor
School of Accountancy
Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2004; B.B.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1986.
Accounting information, incentives and motivation issues in managerial contexts. Research examines the effects of performance measures (e.g. goals or targets) and incentives on effort and performance of individuals as well as how performance measure design influences evaluations. Also have research on ethical issues (such as Whistleblowing) and accounting education cases.
Samuels, J.A. and K.M. Sawers. 2016. Arizona Microbrewery, Inc.: An instructional case on Management Decision Making. Issues in Accounting Education (Forthcoming).
Lowe, D.J., K.R. Pope and J.A. Samuels. 2015. An examination of financial sub-certification and timing of fraud discovery on employee whistleblowing reporting intentions. Journal of Business Ethics 131(4): 757-772.
Kaplan, S.E., K.R. Pope and J.A. Samuels. 2015. An Examination of the Effects of Managerial Procedural Safeguards and Managerial Likeability on Intentions to Report Fraud to a Manager. Behavioral Research in Accounting 27(2) 77-94.
Gopalakrishna, M., T. Libby, J.A. Samuels and D. Swenson. 2015. Cost goals and information timing: How they interact to affect cost reduction in a product design environment. Accounting, Organizations and Society 42: 1 - 11.
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ACC 586 - Shareholder Value Creation
Develops skills necessary to exploit financial reporting information in a business environment and appreciation of reporting issues faced by management.