Jan Bouwens

Amsterdam Business School

Professor of Accounting

Roetersstraat 11

Amsterdam, 1018 WB

Netherlands

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Altruism, Social Norms and Incentive Contract Design

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 May 2012 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2021
University of Melbourne, Department of Accounting, Amsterdam Business School, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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incentive contract; performance measures; social norms; unproductive actions; work climate

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The Prevalence and Validity of EBITDA as a Performance Measure

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 15 May 2018 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2018
Arnt Verriest, Jan Bouwens and Ties de Kok
KU Leuven, Amsterdam Business School and University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
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EBITDA Nongaap Measures

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Leadership and Control System Design

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Sep 2009
University of Melbourne, Department of Accounting, Amsterdam Business School and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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leadership style, empowerment, communication, execution, control system use, organization design

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Performance Measure Properties and the Effects of Incentive Contracts

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 May 2006
Jan Bouwens and Laurence van Lent
Amsterdam Business School and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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incentive pay, effort and selection effects, performance measure properties, cash bonus

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Understanding Investment Decisions: The Role of Cost Accounting

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Mar 2017
Jan Bouwens
Amsterdam Business School
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Strategic costing, Cost structure, Decision making, Business models, Management Accounting

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The Role of Performance Measures in the Intertemporal Decisions of Business Unit Managers

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2012
University of Melbourne, Department of Accounting, Amsterdam Business School and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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time horizon, performance measures, business unit managers, control systems

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Assessing the Performance of Business Unit Managers

CentER Discussion Paper No. 2006-92
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Oct 2006
Laurence van Lent and Jan Bouwens
Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and Amsterdam Business School
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performance measures, business units, managerial performance

Assessing the Performance of Business Unit Managers

Journal of Accounting Research, Vol. 45, No. 4, pp. 667-697, September 2007
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Dec 2007
Jan Bouwens and Laurence van Lent
Amsterdam Business School and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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What Is the Relationship between Audit Quality and Non-Audit Services? An Overview of the Existing Literature

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 06 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2018
Jan Bouwens
Amsterdam Business School
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Non-audit service, audit, spill over

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Transparency and Biases in Subjective Performance Evaluation

TRR 266 Accounting for Transparency Working Paper Series No. 72
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2022
Amsterdam Business School, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and LMU Munich School of Management
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Subjective Performance Evaluation, Bias, Favoritism, Transparency, Attendance

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Can Centralization Improve the Use of Soft Information? Evidence from a Field Study and Lab Experiment

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2021
Jan Bouwens and Ties de Kok
Amsterdam Business School and University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business
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The Effect of Management Control Elements on Coordination

AAA 2014 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2014
Sara Bormann, Jan Bouwens and Christian Hofmann
Goethe-University Frankfurt, Amsterdam Business School and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management)
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Specialization, Intra-Firm Coordination, Proximity, Complementarities, Contracting, Business Unit Performance Measurement, Organizational Design

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Determinants of Control System Design in Divisionalized Firms

Accounting Review, Vol. 79, No. 3, July 2004
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Feb 2004 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2012
University of Melbourne, Department of Accounting, Amsterdam Business School and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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Organization design, control system, interdependencies, information asymmetry, performance measures

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Performance Measures and Intra-Firm Spillovers: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 May 2013
Amsterdam Business School, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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Contracting, Business unit performance measurement, Organizational design, Interdependencies

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Understanding the Cost Structure of a Firm: Balancing Activities and Achieving Economies of Scope

AAA 2016 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2015
Sara Bormann, Jan Bouwens and Christian Hofmann
Goethe-University Frankfurt, Amsterdam Business School and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management)
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Economies of scale and scope, supermodularity, spillover, organizational structure, imbalance

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Decision Intervention: The Effect of Assigned Social Status

AAA 2012 Management Accounting Section (MAS) Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Aug 2011
Eddy Cardinaels and Jan Bouwens
Tilburg University - Tilburg University School of Economics and Management and Amsterdam Business School
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organization design, investment decisions, information asymmetry, social status

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The History of Performance: How Franchisor and Franchisees Signal Their Future Actions in Targets and Performance

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2020
Jan Bouwens, Eddy Cardinaels and Jingwen Zhang
Amsterdam Business School, Tilburg University - Tilburg University School of Economics and Management and Erasmus University Rotterdam
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Target setting, Target ratcheting, Ratchet effect, Target achievement, Relational-contracts theory

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Determinants of Accounting Innovation Implementation

Abacus, Vol. 41, No. 3, pp. 217-240, October 2005
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Nov 2005
Margaret A. Abernethy and Jan Bouwens
University of Melbourne, Department of Accounting and Amsterdam Business School
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Target Setting in Hierarchies: The Role of Middle Managers

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2022
Amsterdam Business School, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and LMU Munich
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Target setting, information sources, hierarchy, supervisor

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The Interplay between Forward-Looking Measures and Target Setting

Management Science, 2016
Posted: 05 May 2017
Jan Bouwens and Peter Kroos
Amsterdam Business School and University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School

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accounting economics, behavior, information, goals, motivation/incentives

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Organization Identity and Earnings Manipulation

Accounting, Organizations and Society, 58 (2017), 1-14
Posted: 05 May 2017 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2017
University of Melbourne, Department of Accounting, Amsterdam Business School and University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School

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organization identity, incentives, earnings manipulation

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Target Ratcheting and Effort Reduction

Journal of Accounting & Economics (JAE), 51 (2011), 171-185
Posted: 21 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2017
Jan Bouwens and Peter Kroos
Amsterdam Business School and University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School

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Target Setting, Ratchet Effect

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Full-Cost Transfer Pricing and Cost Management

Jan Bouwens and Bert Steens (2016) Full-Cost Transfer Pricing and Cost Management. Journal of Management Accounting Research: Fall 2016, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 63-81
Posted: 18 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2016
Jan Bouwens and Bert Steens
Amsterdam Business School and VU University

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Management Accounting, Transfer pricing, Full costing, Death spiral, Product life cycle, Cost management

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Performance Measure Properties and the Effect of Incentive Contracts

Journal of Management Accounting Research, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 55-75
Posted: 20 Jun 2006
Jan Bouwens and Laurence van Lent
Amsterdam Business School and Frankfurt School of Finance and Management

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incentive pay, effort and selection effects, performance measure properties, cash bonus