Michael G. Williamson

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy

1206 South Sixth Street

Champaign, IL 61820

United States

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Selection Benefits of Stock-Based Compensation for the Rank-and-File

AAA 2013 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2015
Jeffrey Hales, Laura W. Wang and Michael G. Williamson
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Accounting, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 494 (99,868)
Citation 12

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stock-based compensation, contract self-selection, employee optimism

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Does Intent Modify Risk-Based Auditing?

McCombs Research Paper Series No. ACC-06-11
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2013
Steven J. Kachelmeier, Tracie M. Majors and Michael G. Williamson
University of Texas at Austin, University of Southern California and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 454 (110,427)
Citation 2

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risk-based auditing, fraud, intent, risk, scale insensitivity, experimental economics

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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
Alan Webb, Michael G. Williamson and Yue May Zhang
University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy and Northeastern University - Accounting Group
Downloads 443 (113,651)
Citation 14

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Stretch Targets, Outside-the-Box-Thinking, Performance-Contingent Incentives

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Attracting Creativity: The Initial and Aggregate Effects of Contract Selection on Creativity-Weighted Productivity

AAA 2009 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2009
Steven J. Kachelmeier and Michael G. Williamson
University of Texas at Austin and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 426 (118,992)
Citation 24

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Creativity, incentives, contingent compensation, multi-dimensional performance measurement, adverse selection

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Measuring and Motivating Quantity, Creativity, or Both

AAA 2008 MAS Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 Jul 2007
Steven J. Kachelmeier, Bernhard Erich Reichert and Michael G. Williamson
University of Texas at Austin, Virginia Commonwealth University and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 426 (117,786)
Citation 20

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managerial accounting, incentives, creativity

Measuring and Motivating Quantity, Creativity, or Both

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 02 Nov 2007
Steven J. Kachelmeier, Bernhard Erich Reichert and Michael G. Williamson
University of Texas at Austin, Virginia Commonwealth University and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy

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managerial accounting, incentives, creativity

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Implicit Employment Contracts: The Limits of Management Reputation for Promoting Firm Productivity

Journal of Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2015
Jeffrey Hales and Michael G. Williamson
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Accounting and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 401 (127,611)
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Group Recruiting Events and Gender Stereotypes in Employee Selection

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2021
Kirsten Fanning, Jeffrey O. Williams and Michael G. Williamson
DePaul University, Utah Valley University - Department of Accounting and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 274 (191,059)

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employee selection, gender stereotypes, accounting control environment, group recruiting events

Group Recruiting Events and Gender Stereotypes in Employee Selection

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Jul 2021
Kirsten Fanning, Jeffrey O. Williams and Michael G. Williamson
DePaul University, Utah Valley University - Department of Accounting and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 77 (536,556)
Citation 6

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employee selection, gender stereotypes, accounting control environment, group recruiting events

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Building Trust through Knowledge Sharing: Implications for Incentive System Design

Accounting, Organizations and Society, Vol. 93, 2021
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2021
Maastricht University, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (K.U.Leuven) and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 319 (163,942)
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knowledge sharing, helping behavior, implicit incentives, trust

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Reciprocity, Repeated Play, and Budget-Based Contracts

AAA 2007 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 12 May 2014
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting, University of Kentucky - Gatton College of Business and Economics, Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Accounting and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 278 (189,175)
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budget-based contracts, budget levels (targets), participation, reputation, social preferences

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The Effects of Expanding Employee Decision Making on Contributions to Firm Value in an Informal Reward Environment

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 18 May 2009
Michael G. Williamson
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 277 (189,862)
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organizational architecture design, employee decision making, informal rewards, procedural fairness

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Do Performance-Contingent Incentives Help or Hinder Divergent Thinking?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Feb 2021
Steven J. Kachelmeier, Alan Webb and Michael G. Williamson
University of Texas at Austin, University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 265 (198,588)
Citation 2

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Divergent thinking, incentives, fixation, creativity, intrinsic motivation

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Valuation and Communication: Two Conflicting Roles of Stock Price

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 2707371
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Dec 2015
Robert J. Bloomfield, Volker Laux, Nicholas Seybert and Michael G. Williamson
Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Business, University of Maryland - Department of Accounting & Information Assurance and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 162 (312,372)

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valuation, communication, stock price informativeness, switching costs

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Leveling the Playing Field: AI-Augmented Design and the Expertise Bias in Subjective Evaluations of Creative Output

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Apr 2023
Jordan Samet, Michael G. Williamson and Michael A. Yip
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy
Downloads 115 (410,707)

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artificial intelligence; subjective evaluation; expertise bias; creative output

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We’re in This Together: The Motivational Effects of Tangible Rewards in a Group Setting

Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 08 Mar 2023
Steven J. Kachelmeier, Michael G. Williamson and Xinyu Zhang
University of Texas at Austin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy and Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

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tangible rewards, group incentives, effort, productivity

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The Effect of Input and Output Targets for Routine Tasks on Creative Task Performance

The Accounting Review, f2018, Forthcoming
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 01 May 2017
Alexander Brueggen, Christoph Feichter and Michael G. Williamson
Maastricht University, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy

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Target setting; Multi-task environment; Routine and creative tasks

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Reward System Design and Group Creativity: An Experimental Investigation

Accounting Review, Vol. 87, No. 6, 2012
Posted: 09 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2012
Clara Xiaoling Chen, Michael G. Williamson and Flora H. Zhou
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy and Bentley University

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Reward System Design, Incentives, Creativity, Groups, Tournaments

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Consensus Information and Non-Professional Investors’ Reaction to the Revelation of Estimate Inaccuracies

Accounting Review, Vol. 85, No. 3, 2010
Posted: 10 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2013
Lisa Koonce, Michael G. Williamson and Jennifer Winchel
University of Texas, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Accountancy and University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce

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estimates, disclosures, opportunistic financial reporting