Karla M. Johnstone

University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems

Associate Professor

School of Business

975 University Avenue

Madison, WI 53706

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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1.

Client-Acceptance Decisions: Simultaneous Effects of Client Business Risk, Audit Risk, Auditor Business Risk, and Risk Adaptation

Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp. 1-25, 2000
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Oct 2006
Karla M. Johnstone
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 2,275 (2,360)
Citation 28

Abstract:

client acceptance, Risk evaluation, Risk adaptation, Structural equation modeling

2.

Internal Control Material Weaknesses and CFO Compensation

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2012
Rani Hoitash, Udi Hoitash and Karla M. Johnstone
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, Northeastern University - Accounting Group and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 1,804 (5,674)
Citation 2

Abstract:

CFO Compensation, Internal Controls, Corporate Governance, Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

3.

Earnings Manipulation Risk, Corporate Governance Risk, and Auditors' Planning and Pricing Decisions

Accounting Review, Vol. 79, No. 2, pp. 277-304, 2004
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Oct 2006
Jean C. Bedard and Karla M. Johnstone
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 1,379 (8,376)
Citation 48

Abstract:

Earnings manipulation, Earnings management, Corporate governance, Audit planning, Audit pricing, Risk

4.

Changes in Corporate Governance Associated with the Revelation of Internal Control Material Weaknesses and their Subsequent Remediation

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 10 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2014
Karla M. Johnstone, Chan Li and Kathleen Hertz Rupley
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems, University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business and Portland State University
Downloads 1,330 (9,421)
Citation 7

Abstract:

SOX Section 404, internal control material weakness remediation, corporate governance

5.

Using Electronic Audit Workpaper Systems in Audit Practice: Task Analysis, Learning, and Resistance

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Oct 2006
Jean C. Bedard, Michael Ettredge and Karla M. Johnstone
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, University of Kansas - School of Business and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 1,057 (12,885)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Auditing, Audit Workpapers, Systems Implementation, Technology, Training

6.

Corporate Reporting on the Internet

Accounting Horizons, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 241-257, 1999
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Oct 2006
Hollis Ashbaugh Skaife, Karla M. Johnstone and Terry Warfield
Graduate School of Management, UC-Davis, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems and University of Wisconsin - Wisconsin School of Business
Downloads 1,026 (13,990)

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7.

The Effects of Firm Size, Corporate Governance Quality, and Bad News on Disclosure Compliance

Review of Accounting Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2010
Michael Ettredge, Karla M. Johnstone, Mary S. Stone and Qian Wang
University of Kansas - School of Business, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems, University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and Iowa State University - College of Business
Downloads 918 (16,538)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Auditor change, compliance, mandatory disclosure, SEC staff comment letters, size-based regulation

8.

How Do Audit Seniors Respond to Heightened Fraud Risk?

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2011
Jacqueline S. Hammersley, Karla M. Johnstone and Kathryn Kadous
University of Georgia - J.M. Tull School of Accounting, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems and Emory University - Goizueta Business School
Downloads 644 (27,883)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Audit planning, Fraud detection, Fraud risk factors, Audit seniors, Risk assessments

9.

Client-Auditor Supply Chain Relationships, Audit Quality, and Audit Pricing

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Vol. 33, No. 4, 2014
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 14 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2014
Karla M. Johnstone, Chan Li and Shuqing Luo
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems, University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business and National University of Singapore
Downloads 596 (28,710)

Abstract:

Supply chain relationships, audit firm selection, audit quality, audit pricing

10.

Risk Management in Client Acceptance Decisions

The Accounting Review, Vol. 78, No. 4, pp. 1003-1025, 2003
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Sep 2006
Karla M. Johnstone and Jean C. Bedard
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems and Bentley University - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 596 (30,226)
Citation 23

Abstract:

Audit planning, bid pricing, client acceptance, error risk, fraud risk, going-concern risk, risk management

11.

Materiality Judgments and the Resolution of Detected Misstatements: The Role of Managers, Auditors, and Audit Committees

The Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2012
Marsha B. Keune and Karla M. Johnstone
University of Dayton and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 514 (34,125)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Audit Committees, Audit Fees, Error Correction, Materiality, Stock Analysts

Knowledge, Experience and Work-Around Behaviors: Electronic Media in the Professional Audit Environment

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Oct 2006
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, University of Kansas - School of Business, Northeastern University - Accounting Group and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 486 (45,600)

Abstract:

Technology acceptance, self-efficacy, audit workpapers, workpaper review

Knowledge, Experience and Work-Around Behaviors: Electronic Media in the Professional Audit Environment

Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 2007
Posted: 06 Oct 2007
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, University of Kansas - School of Business, Northeastern University - Accounting Group and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems

Abstract:

Technology acceptance, self-efficacy, audit workpapers, workpaper review

13.

Antecedents and Consequences of Independence Risk: Framework for Analysis

Accounting Horizons, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 1-18, March 2001
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Oct 2006
Karla M. Johnstone, Michael H. Sutton and Terry Warfield
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems, AIG International, Inc. and University of Wisconsin - Wisconsin School of Business
Downloads 456 (40,580)
Citation 19

Abstract:

Auditor, Independence risk, Conceptual Framework

14.

Descriptive Evidence from Audit Practice on SAS No. 99 Brainstorming Activities

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Oct 2007
Jodi L. Gissel and Karla M. Johnstone
Marquette University and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 374 (59,430)

Abstract:

fraud, brainstorming, audit

15.

The Role of Competitive Bidding in the Market for Initial Attest Engagements

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Jan 2000
Jean C. Bedard, Michael Ettredge and Karla M. Johnstone
Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, University of Kansas - School of Business and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 338 (70,138)

Abstract:

Competitive bidding; Negotiation; Audit planning; Audit pricing

16.

Staff Accounting Bulletin No. 108 Disclosures: Descriptive Evidence from the Revelation of Accounting Misstatements

Accounting Horizons, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2009
Marsha B. Keune and Karla M. Johnstone
University of Dayton and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 337 (67,595)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Staff Accounting Bulletin 108, Materiality, Book-or-Waive Decisions, Error Correction

17.

Empirical Tests of Audit Budget Dynamics

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Aug 2005
Michael Ettredge, Jean C. Bedard and Karla M. Johnstone
University of Kansas - School of Business, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 298 (72,813)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Audit planning, Time budget pressure, Audit quality, Ratcheting

18.

An Empirical Investigation of IPO Underpricing and the Change to the LLP Organization of Audit Firms

Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 53-67, 2004
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Oct 2006
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems, University of Wisconsin, Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 253 (93,570)
Citation 2

Abstract:

audit firm limited liability, initial public offering (IPO), underpricing, insurance hypothesis, audit quality

19.

Risk, Experience and Client Acceptance Decisions

ational Public Accountant, Vol. 46, No. 5, pp. 27-38, July 2001
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 Oct 2006
Karla M. Johnstone
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 249 (74,875)
Citation 3

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20.

Audit Firm Portfolio Management Decisions

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 42, No. 4, pp. 1-32, September 2004
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Oct 2006
Karla M. Johnstone and Jean C. Bedard
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems and Bentley University - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 246 (97,844)
Citation 28

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21.

Outcome Assessment of a Writing-Skill Improvement Initiative: Results and Methodological Implications

Issues in Accounting Education, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 123-148, May 2002
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Oct 2006
Hollis Ashbaugh Skaife, Karla M. Johnstone and Terry Warfield
Graduate School of Management, UC-Davis, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems and University of Wisconsin - Wisconsin School of Business
Downloads 146 (155,998)

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22.

Audit Committee Incentives and the Resolution of Detected Misstatements

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Feb 2015
Marsha B. Keune and Karla M. Johnstone
University of Dayton and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 122 (120,747)

Abstract:

Audit Committees, Book-or-Waive Decisions, Error Correction, Materiality

23.

Engagement Planning, Bid Pricing, and Client Response in the Market for Initial Attest Engagements

Accounting Review, Vol. 76, No. 2, pp. 199-220, April 2001
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Oct 2006
Karla M. Johnstone and Jean C. Bedard
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems and Bentley University - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 118 (186,953)
Citation 21

Abstract:

additional service, bid pricing, audit planning, risk evaluation, risk adaptation, SAS No. 82

24.

The Effect of Competitive Bidding on Engagement Planning and Pricing

Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 25-53, 2004
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Oct 2006
Karla M. Johnstone, Jean C. Bedard and Michael Ettredge
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and University of Kansas - School of Business
Downloads 103 (197,885)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Audit planning, Audit pricing, Competitive bidding, Quality

25.

Audit Partner Public-Client Specialization and Client Abnormal Accruals

European Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 26 Feb 2014
Kim Ittonen, Karla M. Johnstone and Emma-Riikka Myllymäki
Hanken School of Economics - Department of Accounting, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems and University of Vaasa, Department of Accounting and Finance, Students
Downloads 91 (179,132)

Abstract:

Audit Partner Specialization, Audit Quality, Abnormal Accruals

26.

Information Asymmetry and Competitive Bidding in Auditing

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 43, Issue 2, pp. 417-425, 2005
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 05 Jun 2006
F. Gerard Adams, Jean C. Bedard and Karla M. Johnstone
Northeastern University - D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 18 (451,613)
Citation 2

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27.

Contemporary Insights from a Fraud Brainstorming Field Survey

Accounting Horizons, Forthcoming
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
Sean A. Dennis and Karla M. Johnstone
University of Kentucky - Von Allmen School of Accountancy and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems

Abstract:

audit planning, engagement risk, field survey, fraud brainstorming, professional skepticism

28.

A Field Experiment Examining Audit Subordinates' Knowledge and a Partner-Led Intervention in Fraud Brainstorming

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 05 Mar 2016
Sean A. Dennis and Karla M. Johnstone
University of Kentucky - Von Allmen School of Accountancy and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 0 (171,889)

Abstract:

Audit planning, field experiment, fraud brainstorming, professional skepticism

29.

CEO Overconfidence and Earnings Management During Shifting Regulatory Regimes

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol. 41, Issue 9-10, pp. 1243-1268, 2014
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Dec 2014
Tien‐Shih Hsieh, Jean C. Bedard and Karla M. Johnstone
University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth-Accounting and Finance Department, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems
Downloads 0 (553,449)

Abstract:

CEO overconfidence, executive compensation, earnings management, Sarbanes‐Oxley Act

30.

CEO Overconfidence and Earnings Management

Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Forthcoming
Posted: 16 Sep 2014
Tien‐Shih Hsieh, Jean C. Bedard and Karla M. Johnstone
University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth-Accounting and Finance Department, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems

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31.

KRiskSM: A Computerized Decision Aid for Client Acceptance and Continuance Risk Assessments

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, September 2002
Posted: 02 Apr 2002
KPMG International, LLP - Assurance & Advisory Services Center, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems and KPMG LLP Assurance & Advisory Services

Abstract:

Auditor business risk, Client acceptance, Client continuance, Risk management

32.

Aggressive Client Reporting: Factors Affecting Auditors' Generation of Financial Reporting Alternatives

Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Vol. 21, No. 1, March 2002
Posted: 27 Sep 2001
Karla M. Johnstone, Jean C. Bedard and Stanley F. Biggs
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems, Bentley University - Department of Accountancy and University of Connecticut - Department of Accounting

Abstract:

Auditing; Alternative generation; Task knowledge; Engagement risk; Inherited alternatives; Revenue recognition

33.

Developing Students' Technical Knowledge and Professional Skills: A Sequence of Short Cases in Intermediate Financial Accounting

As published in Issues in Accounting Education, Vol 15, No 1, February 2000
Posted: 28 Jun 2000
Hollis Ashbaugh Skaife and Karla M. Johnstone
Graduate School of Management, UC-Davis and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Accounting and Information Systems

Abstract: