Adam Presslee

University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance

Associate Professor

Waterloo, ON

Canada

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

13

DOWNLOADS

4,047

SSRN CITATIONS

34

CROSSREF CITATIONS

7

Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

The Effects of Reward Type on Employee Goal Setting, Goal Commitment and Performance

Accounting Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2013
Adam Presslee, Thomas W. Vance and Alan Webb
University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance, Colorado State University, Fort Collins - Department of Accounting and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 1,305 (29,743)
Citation 15

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goals, tangible rewards, performance

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When and why tangible rewards can motivate greater effort than cash rewards: An analysis of four attribute differences

AAA 2016 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting Paper, 2016 Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA) Annual Conference
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2022
Willie Choi and Adam Presslee
University of Wisconsin - Madison and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 629 (80,692)
Citation 5

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cash rewards; effort; mental accounting; reward attributes; reward distinctiveness; tangible rewards.

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Needs Versus Wants: Which Motivates More Effort?

2019 Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA) Annual Conference
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2019
University of Massachusetts - Isenberg School of Management, University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance, La Trobe University and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 382 (147,382)
Citation 1

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effort, hedonic, performance, rewards, tangible, utilitarian

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The Strength of Performance Incentives, Pay Dispersion, and Lower-Paid Employee Effort

AAA 2017 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting, 2017 Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA) Annual Conference
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2022
Conor Brown, John Evans, Donald V. Moser and Adam Presslee
University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh - Accounting Group and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 342 (165,896)
Citation 4

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effort; fairness; pay dispersion, performance incentive strength.

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The Effects of Team-Based Recognition on Employee Engagement and Effort: A Field Study

UNSW Business School Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2022
Adam Presslee, Greg Richins, Sasan Saiy and Alan Webb
University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Accounting, University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 297 (192,724)
Citation 1

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Team recognition, employee engagement, effort, field study.

Motivating Employees with Goal-Based Prosocial Rewards

2018 Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA) Annual Conference
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
Leslie Berger, Lan Guo and Adam Presslee
Wilfrid Laurier University - School of Business & Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 248 (230,040)
Citation 1

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affective valuation; calculative valuation; cash reward; effort; goal difficulty; prosocial reward.

Motivating Employees with Goal-Based Prosocial Rewards

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 09 Mar 2023
Leslie Berger, Lan Guo and Adam Presslee
Wilfrid Laurier University - School of Business & Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance

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affective valuation, calculative valuation, cash reward, effort, goal difficulty, prosocial reward

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Does the Type of Business Process Representation Affect Auditors’ Ability to Assess Control Risk?

CAAA Annual Conference 2012
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2020
University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance, Georgia State University and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 202 (280,590)

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business process diagrams, system documentation, audit documentation methods, risk assessment, BPMN, narrative, self-efficacy

8.

Tournament Group Identity and Performance: The Moderating Effect of Winner Proportion

AAA 2014 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2016
Khim Kelly and Adam Presslee
University of Central Florida and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 199 (284,426)
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competitiveness; group identity; other-regarding preference; tournament incentives; winner proportion

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Peer-to-Peer Recognition Leaderboards and Employee Helping Behavior

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2022
John Evans, Adam Presslee and Alex Vandenberg
University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance and University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business
Downloads 167 (332,156)
Citation 1

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Helping, leaderboard, peer-to-peer recognition, ranking basis

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The Effect of Functional Diversity on Team Creativity: Behavioral and fNIRS Evidence

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Aug 2022
Yasheng Chen, Adam Presslee and Sue Yang
Xiamen University - Accounting Department, University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance and Texas Tech University
Downloads 163 (340,965)

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fNIRS; Functional Diversity; Team Creativity; Uniqueness; Usefulness

11.

Giving Customers Decision Rights: A Field Study of Pay-What-You-Want Pricing at a Performing Arts Theatre

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Sep 2020
Jacob G. Birnberg, Willie Choi and Adam Presslee
University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Wisconsin - Madison and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 113 (451,979)
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customer participation, decision rights, identity, pay-what-you-want, pricing

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The Impact of Superior-Subordinate Identity and Ex Post Discretionary Goal Adjustment on Subordinate Expectancy of Reward and Performance

Journal of Management Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 07 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 02 May 2019
Ian Burt, Theresa Libby and Adam Presslee
Niagara University, Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting - University of Central Florida and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance

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ex post goal adjustment, expectancy of reward, identity, performance.

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The Effects of Business Process Representation Type on the Assessment of Business and Control Risk: Diagrams Versus Narratives

Issues in Accounting Education, Vol. 27, No. 4 (Fall) 2012: 895-915
Posted: 15 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2014
University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance, Georgia State University and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance

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Business process models, business process diagrams, system documentation, audit documentation methods, risk assessment, BPMN, narrative, accuracy, efficiency, self-efficacy

Other Papers (2)

Total Downloads: 800
1.

Testing the Effect of Incentives on Effort Intensity Using Real-Effort Tasks

AAA 2019 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 17 Aug 2018
Willie Choi, Jeffrey Clark and Adam Presslee
University of Wisconsin - Madison, Indiana University and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 636

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Effort intensity, performance, real-effort tasks

2.

The Performance Effect of Goal-Based Prosocial Rewards: Does Reward Size Matter?

AAA 2019 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2018
Leslie Berger, Lan Guo and Adam Presslee
Wilfrid Laurier University - School of Business & Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 164 (509,618)

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affective value, goal-based incentive, performance, prosocial reward, reward size