Ranjani Krishnan

Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems

Assistant Professor

270 North Business Complex

East Lansing, MI 48824-1034

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Financial Disclosure Management by Nonprofit Organizations

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Sep 2002
Ranjani Krishnan, Michelle Yetman and Robert J. Yetman
Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems, University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management and University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management
Downloads 1,173 (16,688)
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nonprofit organizations, earnings management, disclosure, hospitals

Estimating the Hidden Costs of Environmental Regulation

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Feb 2001
Satish Joshi, Ranjani Krishnan and Lester Lave
Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business (Deceased)
Downloads 839 (26,884)
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costing systems, hidden costs, environmental regulation, environmental management

Estimating the Hidden Costs of Environmental Regulation

The Accounting Review, Vol. 76, April 2001
Posted: 08 Feb 2001
Satish Joshi, Ranjani Krishnan and Lester Lave
Michigan State University - Department of Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems and Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business (Deceased)

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costing systems, hidden costs, environmental regulation, environmental management

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Honesty in Managerial Reporting

The Accounting Review, October 2001
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 May 2001
John Evans, R. Lynn Hannan, Ranjani Krishnan and Donald V. Moser
University of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School of Business, Tulane University - A.B. Freeman School of Business, Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems and University of Pittsburgh - Accounting Group
Downloads 661 (37,883)
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Experiment, Honesty, Incentive contract, Managerial reporting

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Participative Budgeting, Psychological Contracts, and Honesty of Communication

AAA 2012 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2012
Ranjani Krishnan, Eric Marinich and Michael D. Shields
Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems, Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems and Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems
Downloads 565 (46,588)
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Budgeting, Participative Budgeting, Psychological Contracts, Honesty

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The Influence of Ownership on Accounting Information Expenditures

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 26 Aug 2007
Leslie Eldenburg and Ranjani Krishnan
University of Arizona and Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems
Downloads 557 (47,453)
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Governance, accounting information, ownership structure, hospitals

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Citation 36

Expense Misreporting in Nonprofit Organizations

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Sep 2004
Ranjani Krishnan, Michelle Yetman and Robert J. Yetman
Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems, University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management and University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management
Downloads 555 (47,078)
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Nonprofit organizations cost shifting, agency problems

Expense Misreporting in Nonprofit Organizations

Accounting Review, Vol. 81, No. 2, 2006
Posted: 07 May 2008
Ranjani Krishnan, Michelle Yetman and Robert J. Yetman
Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems, University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management and University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management

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Nonprofit organizations cost shifting, agency problems

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Budgeting, Psychological Contracts, and Budgetary Misreporting

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 16-017
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2018
Harvard Business School, Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems, Miami University of Ohio - Richard T. Farmer School of Business Administration and Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems
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Psychological Contract, Budgeting, Misreporting

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Effects of Accounting-Method Choices on Subjective Performance-Measure Weighting: Experimental Evidence on Precision and Error Covariance

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 Feb 2005
Ranjani Krishnan, Joan L. Luft and Michael D. Shields
Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems, Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems and Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems
Downloads 546 (48,630)
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Decision performance, incentive compensation, mental models, performance measures

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Applying the Fractional Response Model to Survey Research in Accounting

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 16-016
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2017
Susanna Gallani and Ranjani Krishnan
Harvard Business School and Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems
Downloads 543 (48,960)
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Fractional response model, bounded variables, simulation

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Does Mandatory Measurement and Peer Reporting Improve Performance?

Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Working Paper No. 16-018
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 13 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2017
Susanna Gallani, Takehisa Kajiwara and Ranjani Krishnan
Harvard Business School, Kobe University - Graduate School of Business Administration and Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems
Downloads 498 (54,625)
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Value of information, Patient Satisfaction, Mandatory performance measurement, Health care.

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Role of Management Accounting Systems in the Development and Efficacy of Transactive Memory Systems

Journal of Management Accounting Research, Vol. 24, pp. 201-220, 2012
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
Ge Bai and Ranjani Krishnan
Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems
Downloads 474 (58,193)

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Market Restructuring and Pricing in the Hospital Industry

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Mar 2000
Ranjani Krishnan
Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems
Downloads 353 (82,682)
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The Influence of Ownership on Hospital Financial Performance Strategies

Organizational Economics of Health Care Conference 2003
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Nov 2003
Leslie Eldenburg and Ranjani Krishnan
University of Arizona and Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems
Downloads 332 (88,678)
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Public Subsidization Versus Private Donations: A Study of Incentives and Operational Performance

UA Accounting Department Working Paper No. 00-5
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Dec 2000
Leslie Eldenburg and Ranjani Krishnan
University of Arizona and Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems
Downloads 302 (98,398)
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Tax subsidization, Public monitoring, Operational performance

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A Field Study on the Acceptance and Use of a New Accounting System

CAAA Annual Conference 2011
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 18 Jan 2011
Jamshed J. Mistry, Ranjani Krishnan and V. G. Narayanan
Suffolk University, Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems and Harvard University - Accounting & Control Unit
Downloads 288 (103,563)

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Collaborative Contracting in Inter-Firm Relationships

Contemporary Accounting Research Conference, Kingston, Ontario, November 5-6, 2010
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2011
Ranjani Krishnan, Fabienne Miller and Karen Sedatole
Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems, Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Goizueta Business School
Downloads 287 (103,951)
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relation-specific assets, incomplete contract, Collaboration, performance measurement, transaction cost, agency theory

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Institutional Drivers of Reporting Decisions in Nonprofit Hospitals

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 13 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2011
Ranjani Krishnan and Michelle Yetman
Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems and University of California, Davis - Graduate School of Management
Downloads 274 (109,232)
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Hospitals, cost shifting, institutional theory

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Task Complexity and Incentive Contracting - an Empirical Investigation

AAA 2006 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 31 Jul 2005
Freddy Coronado and Ranjani Krishnan
Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems and Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems
Downloads 243 (123,636)

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Delegation, task complexity, incentive contracting, hospitals

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The Influence of Institutional Constraints on Outsourcing

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Mar 2010
University of Iowa - Department of Accounting, University of Arizona, Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems and University of Melbourne
Downloads 237 (126,794)
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Institutional constraints, transaction costs, outsourcing

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The Impact of Changes in Regulation on Cost Behavior

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2013
Michigan State University, Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Downloads 235 (127,905)
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cost behavior, price regulation, institutional theory, hospitals

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The Role of Performance Measure Noise in Mediating the Relation Between Task Complexity and Outsourcing

Journal of Management Accounting Research, Vol. 22, p. 75-102
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2014
Ge Bai, Freddy Coronado and Ranjani Krishnan
Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School, Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems and Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems
Downloads 185 (160,298)
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task complexity, incentive contracting, outsourcing, hospitals

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Accounting Performance and Capacity Investment Decisions: Evidence from California Hospitals

Decision Sciences, Vol. 45 (2), p. 309-339.
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 02 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2014
Ge Bai, Sylvia Hsingwen Hsu and Ranjani Krishnan
Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School, York University - Schulich School of Business and Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems
Downloads 160 (182,069)
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Accounting, Performance Measurement Systems, Capacity Management, Health Care

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Contracting in the Shadow of the Future

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 21 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2014
Anjana Susarla and Ranjani Krishnan
Michigan State University - The Eli Broad College of Business and The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management and Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems
Downloads 123 (224,932)
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Information technology outsourcing, fixed price contract, cost plus contract, incentives, hold up, renegotiation, relational contract, procurement contracts, self-enforcing, reputation capital

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Do Hospitals Without Physicians on the Board Deliver Lower Quality of Care?

American Journal of Medical Quality, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Nov 2013
Ge Bai and Ranjani Krishnan
Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School and Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems
Downloads 99 (262,543)
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board of directors, governance, physicians, hospital quality of care

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Selective Regulator Decoupling and Organizations’ Strategic Responses

Academy of Management Journal (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 01 Mar 2019
Jonas Heese, Ranjani Krishnan and Frank Moers
Harvard Business School, Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems and Maastricht University School of Business and Economics
Downloads 21 (506,854)
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selective regulator decoupling; nonprofit organizations; beneficence; mispricing; upcoding

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Uncertainty and Compensation Design in Strategic Inter-Firm Contracts

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 24 Jun 2019
Ranjani Krishnan and Deepa Mani
Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems and Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad

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uncertainty, outsourcing, transaction cost economics

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Do the Incentive Effects of Relative Performance Measurement Vary with the Ex Ante Probability of Promotion?

Management Accounting Research 30 (2016) 18-31, doi/10.1016/j.mar.2015.09.002
Posted: 18 Nov 2016
B. Demere, Ranjani Krishnan, Karen Sedatole and Alex Woods
University of Missouri at Columbia - School of Accountancy, Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems, Goizueta Business School and College of William and Mary

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Relative performance measurement (RPM), relative performance evaluation (RPE), tournaments, promotions, incentive contracting

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Do the Incentive Effects of Relative Performance Measurement Vary with the Ex Ante Probability of Promotion?

Management Accounting Research, Vol. 30, 2015
Posted: 16 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2018
B. Demere, Ranjani Krishnan, Karen Sedatole and Alex Woods
University of Missouri at Columbia - School of Accountancy, Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems, Goizueta Business School and College of William and Mary

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Relative performance evaluation, tournaments, promotions, incentive contracting

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The Effect of Changes in Regulation and Competition on Firms' Demand for Accounting Information

Accounting Review, January 2005
Posted: 02 Aug 2004
Ranjani Krishnan
Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems

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Competition, managerial accounting, regulation

Competition and Cost Accounting: Adapting to Changing Markets

Posted: 11 Feb 2002
Ranjani Krishnan, Joan L. Luft and Michael D. Shields
Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems, Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems and Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems

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Competition and Cost Accounting: Adapting to Changing Markets

Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 19, No. 2, Summer 2002
Posted: 24 Jul 2002
Ranjani Krishnan, Joan L. Luft and Michael D. Shields
Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems, Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems and Michigan State University - Department of Accounting & Information Systems

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competition, cost accounting, learning, decision-making