Ker-Wei Pei

Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
3606

Biography

Ker-Wei (Buck) Pei is a professor of accountancy and associate dean of the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He is also the director of W. P. Carey EMBA programs in China for both Beijing and Shanghai. The Beijing program delivers a high-tech MBA curriculum to managers of U.S. multinational firms such as Motorola. The Shanghai program enjoys its partnership with Shanghai National Accounting Institute, a National Executive Training Institute founded by China’s Premier Zhu Rongji and is under China’s Ministry of Finance.

Professor Pei currently serves on the Board of Directors of Baosteel Iron & Steel Co., as Chairman of the audit committee. Baosteel is a Fortune Global 200 company and is one of the largest steel maker in the world. Professor Pei also serves on the Board of Directors as Chairman of the nomination committee of Want-Want China Holding - one of the most recognized brand in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. He also served as the chairman of Globalization Committee of the American Accounting Association in 1997 and as the President of Chinese Accounting Professors Association North America in 1993 and 1994. Professor Pei consults with many multinational firms, such as: Motorola, Intel, Honeywell, Cisco and Bank of America on various projects relating to supply chain management, customer relationship management, business process reengineering, and e-business initiatives.

Professor Pei's research interests include strategic cost management, strategic innovations in information technology, supply chain integration, and behavioral decision-making. His current teaching interests are in the areas of strategic innovations in cost management, supply-chain management, and E-business. He has recently published articles in such leading academic journals as Management Science, Decision Sciences, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Accounting, Organization & Society, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Information Systems, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making and Journal of Economic Psychology.

He has won a number of teaching awards at the W. P. Carey School including: Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award in 1996, and Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award 1997. He also received a state-wide teaching excellence award - Arizona Teacher of the Year (1998) - from Arizona CPA Foundation for his curriculum innovations in accounting.

Education

  • Ph.D. Accounting, University of North Texas 1986
  • Master of Accountancy, Southern Illinois University 1981
  • B.S. Accounting, National Chung-Hsing University (Taipei University) 1979

Research Activity

  • Pei,Ker-Wei*. MBA Program in Shanghai China - Cohort 4. SHANGHAI NATL ACCOUNTANCY INST(7/8/2006 - 8/31/2008).
  • Pei,Ker-Wei*. MBA Program in Shanghai, China - Cohort 3. SHANGHAI NATL ACCOUNTANCY INST(8/13/2005 - 7/1/2007).
  • Pei,Ker-Wei*. MBA Program in Shanghai, China - Cohort 2. SHANGHAI NATL ACCOUNTANCY INST(7/23/2004 - 9/30/2006).
  • Pei,Ker-Wei*. MBA Program in Shanghai China. SHANGHAI NATL ACCOUNTANCY INST(9/20/2003 - 5/30/2005).
  • Pei,Ker-Wei*. AMT (ASU-MOTOROLA-TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY)-MBA PROGRAM. MOTOROLA, INC(10/1/1998 - 6/30/2006).

Courses

Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 594Conference and Workshop
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
DBA 704Des KBs Org Performance & Inno
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 594Conference and Workshop
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
DBA 704Des KBs Org Performance & Inno
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 594Conference and Workshop
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
DBA 704Des KBs Org Performance & Inno
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 594Conference and Workshop
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
DBA 704Des KBs Org Performance & Inno
DBA 723Seminar:Research in Action III