Alan Webb

University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance

Assistant Professor

200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1 N2L 3G1

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (17)

The Balanced Scorecard: The Effects of Assurance and Process Accountability on Managerial Judgment

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Jul 2002
Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting - University of Central Florida, Queen's University - Smith School of Business and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 2,410 (6,814)
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balanced scorecard, performance measures, performance evaluation, debiasing, assurance, justification, and process accountability

The Balanced Scorecard: The Effects of Assurance and Process Accountability on Managerial Judgment

Accounting Review, Vol. 79, No. 4, pp. 1075-1094, October 2004
Posted: 15 Apr 2005
Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting - University of Central Florida, University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance and Queen's University - Smith School of Business

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Balanced scorecard, performance measures, performance evaluation, debiasing, assurance, justification, and process accountability

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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
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 1,117 (23,315)
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goals, tangible rewards, performance

Evidence About Auditor-Client Management Negotiation Concerning Client's Financial Reporting

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Feb 2001
University of Alberta - Department of Accounting, Operations & Information Systems, University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
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Auditor-client; Negotiation; Financial reporting; Accounting choice

Evidence About Auditor-Client Management Negotiation Concerning Client's Financial Reporting

Journal of Accounting Research, 2001
Posted: 18 Apr 2001
University of Alberta - Department of Accounting, Operations & Information Systems, University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance and Queen's University - Smith School of Business

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Auditor-client; Negotiation; Financial reporting; Accounting choice

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The Use of Management Accounting Techniques by Canadian Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: A Field Study

CAAA Annual Conference 2013
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Jan 2013
Howard M. Armitage and Alan Webb
University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
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management accounting, small and medium size enterprises

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Investigating the Effects of Group Response Systems on Student Satisfaction, Learning and Engagement in Accounting Education

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Jan 2007
Alan Webb and Carla Carnaghan
University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance and University of Lethbridge - Faculty of Management
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group response systems, clickers, learning, interactive pedagogy, engagement, satisfaction

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Honesty in Accounting & Control: A Discussion of Hannan, Rankin and Towry

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 May 2006
Alan Webb and Steven Salterio
University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance and Queen's University - Smith School of Business
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management control systems, honesty, lying, agency theory

The Use of Self-Set Goals as an Impression Management Tactic: Antecedents and Consequences

AAA 2008 MAS Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2008
University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance and La Trobe University
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Goal Setting, Impression Management

The Use of Self-Set Goals as an Impression Management Tactic: Antecedents and Consequences

(CAAA) 2008 Annual Conference Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2008
University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance and La Trobe University
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goals, impression management

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Productivity-Target Difficulty, Performance-Based Pay and Outside-the-Box Thinking

Northeastern U. D’Amore-McKim School of Business Research Paper No. 2013-02, AAA 2011 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2013
University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 372 (97,660)
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Stretch Targets, Outside-the-Box-Thinking, Performance-Contingent Incentives

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Subordinates as the First Line of Defense Against Biased Financial Statements

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2012
Chapman University - The George L. Argyros School of Business & Economics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins - Department of Accounting and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 309 (119,947)
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independence, reporting bias, control

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The Effectiveness of Tiered Goals Versus Stretch Goals

CAAA 2006 Annual Conference Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Jan 2006
University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance and La Trobe University
Downloads 276 (135,115)
Citation 1

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stretch goals, incentives

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Effects of Subjectivity and Goal Difficulty on Performance

CAAA Annual Conference 2010
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2010
Khim Kelly, Thomas W. Vance and Alan Webb
University of Central Florida, Colorado State University, Fort Collins - Department of Accounting and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
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subjectivity, goal difficulty, performance

The Effects of Tournament Horizon and the Percentage of Winners on Social Comparisons and Performance in Multi-Period Competitions

AAA 2017 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2017
Leslie Berger, Theresa Libby and Alan Webb
Wilfrid Laurier University - School of Business & Economics, Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting - University of Central Florida and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 109 (302,606)
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tournament, repeated, grand, percent winners, attribution

The Effects of Tournament Horizon and the Percentage of Winners on Social Comparisons and Performance in Multi-Period Competitions

2017 Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA) Annual Conference
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2017
Leslie Berger, Theresa Libby and Alan Webb
Wilfrid Laurier University - School of Business & Economics, Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting - University of Central Florida and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 57 (444,644)
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Tournaments, Repeated, Grand, Percent Winners, Attribution

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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 154 (231,609)
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effort, hedonic, performance, rewards, tangible, utilitarian

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Strategic Performance Information and Canadian Board Involvement in Strategy Related Issues: A Field Study

CAAA Annual Conference 2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Jan 2012
University of Waterloo, Saint Mary’s University - Sobey School of Business and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 148 (239,257)

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strategy, governance, directors

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Do Performance-Contingent Incentives Help or Hinder Divergent Thinking?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Feb 2021
University of Texas at Austin, University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 113 (293,379)
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Divergent thinking, incentives, fixation, creativity, intrinsic motivation

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Using a Game-of-Chance to Motivate Employee Learning: Evidence from the Field

AAA 2018 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 Aug 2017
University of Central Florida, University of Waterloo - Games Institute and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 98 (323,063)

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Game-of-Chance, Slot Machine, Incentives

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Mitigating the Negative Effects of Causal Models: Encouraging a Hypothesis Testing Mindset and Managers’ Quantitative Knowledge

2019 Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA) Annual Conference
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2019
Kun Huo, Khim Kelly and Alan Webb
University of Western Ontario - Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Central Florida and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
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Causal model, hypothesis-testing mindset, quantitative knowledge, learning

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Total Downloads: 20
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Mitigating the Negative Effects of Causal Models: Encouraging a Hypothesis Testing Mindset and Managers’ Quantitative Knowledge

AAA 2019 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2018
Kun Huo, Khim Kelly and Alan Webb
University of Western Ontario - Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Central Florida and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
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causal model, hypothesis-testing mindset, quantitative knowledge, learning