Defying Conventional Wisdom: The More You Identify with a Client, the More Skeptical You Are
Innovative Business at Baylor: Owen Brown, assistant professor of Accounting, found that alumni affiliation increases auditor identification, but also increases auditor skepticism.
Outstanding Undergraduates Recognized
Dean Terry S. Maness hosted an awards ceremony and banquet to celebrate Business undergraduates who will be graduating in 2018.
Haven on Earth: Duo Examines International Tax Reforms, Impact on Havens
Innovative Business at Baylor: Assistant Professor of Accounting Janie Whiteaker-Poe, with her former graduate assistant Robert C. Goodwill, Jr., recently delved into how the U.S. handles international taxation and implications of specific reform proposals.
KPMG Announces 2018 'Data and Analytics' Master's Program
Accounting Today: Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business is among the participants in KPMG’s Master of Accounting with Data and Analytics Program, which looks to develop accountants in the data age.
KPMG Data Analytics Effort Now At 9 Schools
Poets & Quants: A graduate degree in Master of Accounting with Data Analytics (MACDA) by major accounting firm KPMG is expanding to seven more schools, including the Hankamer School of Business, in fall 2018.
Auditing the Auditors
Innovative Business at Baylor: Owen Brown, assistant professor of accounting & business law, has researched the judgment and decision-making behaviors of financial auditors and methods from the field of psychology to improve auditors' judgments and actions.
4 Tech Tools for the Accounting Classroom
AICPA.org: Gia Chevis, Graduate Accounting Programs Director and clinical associate professor, is credited for a powerful example of how to use technology in accounting classes.
Business School Faculty Recognized
Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business bestows faculty awards on an annual basis. The winners were announced at the Senior Appreciation Banquet April 20.
Foreign Companies on the U.S. Stock Exchange Not Held to Same Earnings Quality Standards as U.S. Companies
The U.S. was reeling after news of the WorldCom and Enron corporate accounting scandals hit in the early 2000s. Significant corporate accounting fraud had occurred for years without being discovered. The government acted quickly, and passed The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) as a reaction to the scandals. The act created more stringent regulations for publicly traded companies, domestically and abroad....
Time and Quality
Jason MacGregor took a closer look at the effect filing times have on the quality of audits. What he found is a bit counter intuitive.