Timothy J. Fogarty

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This paper provides a description of the relative success of non-doctoral programs at securing accounting faculty of choice. Using the logic that faculty from more prestigious doctoral programs possess more choice in the jobs they take, this paper accumulates the result of these decisions. Focusing on the non-doctoral sector, this paper provides a measure(More)
New academic accountants tend to believe that there is a singular academic labor market that will receive them as they approach the completion of their doctoral programs. In such a world, the caliber of their ideas would be judged according to their ability to make a contribution to the knowledge of discipline. However, past research suggests that a(More)
Students react to two basic things when they are asked to rate a college course. Their ratings will reflect a certain response to the course content and to the method in which that content was delivered by a faculty person. We should expect that the resulting opinion of the teacher exists somewhat independent of the value that students perceive in the(More)
Three important changes to how public accounting in the USA is practiced have occurred in the last few years. Large firms have expanded their scope of services to such a degree that multidisciplinary practice seems the next logical step. At the same time, the success of consulting work has required some firms to bifurcate these activities into separate(More)
Before the emergence of accounting regulation and broadly-based equity ownership in the US, corporations had a relatively free hand over financial information disclosure. Why information was disseminated was therefore a purer window into corporate strategy. This paper considers the case of U.S. Steel Corporation, a dominant industrial company for the good(More)
The distance learning environment is highly dependent upon assignment-based assessment. Whereas the business academy may seem well prepared for this transition with the emergence of the case method, a primary objection has been unanswered. Cases generate "canned" solutions that, when passed between students, jeopardize the accountability of individual(More)
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