Phil Reckers

Professional Advisory Board Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
3606

Biography

Phil Reckers joined the ASU faculty in 1980. He served as director of the School of Accountany from 1993-2002 and again from 2012-2015. Reckers is an experimentalist and his research areas include cognition, auditing, managerial accounting and tax. Prior to ASU, he held an academic position with University of Maryland. Reckers was an adjunct professor at the University of Notre Dame from 2002 - 2010.

Among Professor Reckers' awards are the 2013 Outstanding Auditing Educator Award, American Accounting Association (AAA), Auditing Section; Federation of Schools of Accountancy: Joseph A. Silvoso Lifetime Achievement Award, 2006; and AAA 2003 Innovation in Accounting Education Award. He was the vice president of AAA (2007-2009), the vice president of APLG (2001-2002, 2005-2009); and president of the Federation of Schools of Accountancy in 2001. 

Education

Ph.D. University of Illinois

Publications

Representative Publications

  • 2020      The Role of Narcissistic Hypocrisy in the Development of Accounting Estimates, Contemporary Accounting Research (CAR), with Matt Hayes, forthcoming. 

    2019       Who Follows the Unethical Leader? The Association between Followers' Personal Characteristics and Intentions to Comply in Committing Organizational Fraud, Journal of Business Ethics (JBE), with E. Johnson, D. J. Lowe, L. Volume 154 (1) 181-193.

    2016       The Influence of Mood on Subordinates’ Ability to Resist Coercive Pressure in Pubic Accounting, Contemporary Accounting Research (CAR), with D. J. Lowe and E. Johnson, Volume 35, Issue 1, 261 -287.

    2015       Antecedents to Unethical Corporate Conduct: Characteristics of the Complicit Follower, Behavioral Research in Accounting (BRIA), with M. Mowchan and D.J. Lowe, Volume 27, Issue 2, 95 - 126.

    2014       Lessons Not Learned: Why Is There Still a Crisis-Level Shortage of Accounting PhDs? Accounting Horizons (AH), with D. Plumlee, volume 28, Issue 2, 313 -330.

    The Influence of Timeline and Perceived Strategy Strength on Balanced Scorecard Performance Evaluation Judgments, Journal of Management Accounting Research (JMAR), with Eric Johnson and Geoffrey Bartlett, Volume 26, Issue 1, 165 – 184.   

    2013       Timing in Accountability and Trust Relationships, Journal of Business Ethics (JBE), with Salvador Carmona and Rafa Donoso, Volume 112, Issue 3, 481 – 495.

    Under Which Conditions are Whistleblowing “Best-Practices” Best? Auditing: A Journal of Theory and Practice (AUDITING), with K. Pany and Jian Zhang, Volume 32. Number 3, 171 – 181.

    2012       Measuring Accounting Professionals’ Support for Alternative Work Arrangements:  An Index of Organizational Culture Change, Behavioral Research in Accounting (BRIA), with E. Johnson and J. Lowe, Volume 24, Number 1, 2012.

    An Examination of the Contribution of Dispositional Affect on Ethical Lapses, Journal of Business Ethics (JBE), Volume 111, Issue 2, 179-193 with D. Jordan Lowe.

    Decomposition of Progressivity and Inequality Indices: Inferences from the US Federal Income Tax System, Journal of Accounting & Public Policy (JAPP), with G. Iyer, Volume 31, Issue 1, 258 – 276.

    Auditor Liability: A Comparison of Judge and Juror Verdicts, Journal of Accounting & Public Policy (JAPP), with Barb Arel, Marianne Jennings and K. Pany, Volume 31, Issue 5, 516 -532.

    Comparing the Top and the Bottom Income Earners: Distribution of Income and Taxes in theUnited States, Journal of Accounting & Public Policy (JAPP), with G. Iyer and P. Jimenez,  Volume 31, Issue 2, 226 – 234.

               2011   The Influence of Strategy Map Communications and Individual Differences on               Multi-Dimensional Performance Evaluations, Accounting & Business Research                 (ABR), with Salvador Carmona and Jordan Lowe, Volume 41, Issue 4, 375-391.  

    • 2010       Increasing Tax Compliance in Washington State: A Field Experiment, National Tax Journal, with G. Iyer and D. Sanders, Volume 63, No. 1 (March) 7-32.

Courses

Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 791Seminar
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 502Financial Accounting
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 492Honors Directed Study
ACC 502Finan Performance Reporting
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 492Honors Directed Study
ACC 791Seminar
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 492Honors Directed Study
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 799Dissertation

Honors/Awards

  • 2013 Outstanding Auditing Educator Award, AAA Auditing Section
  • Federation of Schools of Accountancy: Joseph A. Silvoso Lifetime Achievement Award, 2006
  • American Accounting Association, 2003 Innovation in Accounting Education Award

 

Professional Associations

AAA Vice President 2007 - 2009; APLG Vice President 2001-2002, 2005 - 2009; FSA President 2001 - 2001.