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Michal Matejka

Associate Professor
School of Accountancy

Harvey and Missy Jabara Family Accounting Professorship
School of Accountancy

Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 873606
Tempe, AZ 85287-3606

Phone: 480-965-7984
Fax: 480-965-8392
Email: Michal.Matejka@asu.edu
Michal Matejka

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Ph.D. in Accounting, Tilburg University (2002); M.S. in Business, Masaryk University (1997); B.S. in Economics, Masaryk University (1995)

Research areas
General areas: Performance target setting and executive compensation; decentralization and organizational design. Specific topics: Performance measurement and incentives of chief financial officers; target setting in loss-making companies; decentralization and the design of the accounting and finance function within organizations.

Academic Positions Held
Arizona State University (2010-present), University of Michigan (2003-2010), University of Southern California (2002-2003)

Representative Publications
“Earnings Targets and Annual Bonus Incentives,” with Raffi J. Indjejikian, Kenneth A. Merchant and W. Van der Stede. The Accounting Review 89, 1227-1258, 2014.

“Target Ratcheting and Incentives: Theory, Evidence, and New Opportunities,” with Raffi J. Indjejikian and Jason D. Schloetzer. The Accounting Review 89, 1259-1267, 2014.

“Accounting Decentralization and Performance Evaluation of Business Unit Managers,” with Raffi J. Indjejikian. The Accounting Review 87, 261-290, 2012.

“Balancing the Dual Responsibilities of Business Unit Controllers: Field and Survey Evidence,” with Victor S. Maas. The Accounting Review 84, 1233-1253, 2009.

“The Choice of Performance Measures in Annual Bonus Plans of Loss-Making Entities,” with Kenneth A. Merchant and Wim A. Van der Stede. Management Science 55, 890-905, 2009.

“CFO Fiduciary Responsibilities and Incentives for Financial Performance,” with Raffi J. Indjejikian. Journal of Accounting Research 47, 1061-1094, 2009.

“Business Unit Controllers and Organizational Slack,” with Raffi J. Indjejikian. The Accounting Review 81(4), 849-872, 2006.






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