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Michal Matejka

Michal Matejka

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

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

"Discussion of Equity Incentives and Long-term Value Created by SG&A Expenditure," Contemporary Accounting Research, 831-836, 2011.

“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.

“Influence Costs and Implementation of Organizational Changes,” with Anja De Waegenaere. Journal of Management Accounting Research 17, 43-52, 2005






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ACC 503 - Managerial Accounting
Managerial accounting concepts and procedures for internal reporting applied to the decision making activities of the professional managers.

ACC 799 - Dissertation
Supervised research focused on preparation of dissertation, including literature review, research, data collection and analysis, and writing.