Janet Samuels

BA 297L
School of Accountancy
Clinical Associate Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
3606
Clinical Associate Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
3606

Biography

Education
Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2004; B.B.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1986.

Research Areas
Accounting information, incentives and motivation issues in managerial contexts. Research examines the effects of performance measures (e.g. goals or targets) and incentives on effort and performance of individuals as well as how performance measure design influences evaluations. Also have research on ethical issues (such as Whistleblowing) and accounting education cases.

Recent Publications

Kaplan, S.E., M. Petersen and J.A. Samuels. 2017. Further evidence on the negativity bias in performance evaluation: When does the evaluator’s perspective matter?” Journal of Management Accounting Research (Forthcoming).

Kaplan, S.E., J.A. Samuels and K.M. Sawers. 2017. Social psychology research frameworks as applied to behavioural accounting  in The Routledge Companion to Behavioural Research in Accounting.  T. Libby and L. Thorne (Eds). (Forthcoming).

Lowe, D.J., K.R. Pope and J.A. Samuels. 2015. An examination of financial sub-certification and timing of fraud discovery on employee whistleblowing reporting intentions.  Journal of Business Ethics 131(4): 757-772.

Kaplan, S.E., K.R. Pope and J.A. Samuels. 2015. An Examination of the Effects of Managerial Procedural Safeguards and Managerial Likeability on Intentions to Report Fraud to a Manager. Behavioral Research in Accounting 27(2) 77-94.

Gopalakrishna, M., T. Libby, J.A. Samuels and D. Swenson. 2015. Cost goals and information timing: How they interact to affect cost reduction in a product design environment. Accounting, Organizations and Society 42: 1 - 11.

Publications

Kaplan, S.E., M. Petersen and J.A. Samuels. 2017. Further evidence on the negativity bias in performance evaluation: When does the evaluator’s perspective matter?” Journal of Management Accounting Research (Forthcoming).

Kaplan, S.E., J.A. Samuels and K.M. Sawers. 2017. Social psychology research frameworks as applied to behavioural accounting  in The Routledge Companion to Behavioural Research in Accounting.  T. Libby and L. Thorne (Eds). (Forthcoming).

Lowe, D.J., K.R. Pope and J.A. Samuels. 2015. An examination of financial sub-certification and timing of fraud discovery on employee whistleblowing reporting intentions.  Journal of Business Ethics 131(4): 757-772.

Kaplan, S.E., K.R. Pope and J.A. Samuels. 2015. An Examination of the Effects of Managerial Procedural Safeguards and Managerial Likeability on Intentions to Report Fraud to a Manager. Behavioral Research in Accounting 27(2) 77-94.

Gopalakrishnan, M., T. Libby, J.A. Samuels and D. Swenson. 2015. Cost goals and information timing: How they interact to affect cost reduction in a product design environment. Accounting, Organizations and Society 42: 1 - 11

Courses

Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 242Mgr Acct I
ACC 501Basics of Financial Reporting
ACC 504Basics of Managerial Acct
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 586Shareholder Value Creation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 242Mgr Acct I
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 586Shareholder Value Creation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ACC 241Uses of Accounting Info II
ACC 503Managerial Accounting
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
TBX 598Special Topics
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
TBX 598Special Topics