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Dr. Il-Woon KimProfessor of Accounting and International Business
The University of Akron
Dr. Kim teaches Cost/Managerial Accounting, Advanced Managerial Accounting, Accounting, Management and Control, Cost Concepts and Control International Accounting, International Financial Reports and Analysis.
Dr. Kim's research interests include Developing cost management models, Examining current practices of management accounting, Comparative analyses of accounting practices in different countries, Target costing, and Theory of constraints.
He is active in a number of organizations, including International Journal of StrategicCost Management as Managing Editor, Asian Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship as Consulting Editor, Institute of Management Accountants as Academic Mentor, Akron Chapter of IMA as Director, Consortium of Advanced Manufacturing - International as Academic Affiliate.
Dan SwensonAssociate Professor
Arizona State University
Editorial Review Board
Journal of Business Disciplines, 2000-2001
Ad Hoc Reviewer
- Accounting Educator's Journal
- Accounting Horizons
- American Accounting Association
Director of Finance, Peck Industries, 1987-1989; Plant Controller, Dow Corning Wright, 1984-1987; Budget Administrator, Levi Strauss and Co, 1980-1984.
Member, Executive Committee for the Management Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association, 2001-Present
David MaloneProfessor and Chair
School of Accounting & Taxation
Weber State University
David Malone joined the faculty of Weber State University in 2007. He is a professor of accounting at the Goddard School of Business & Economics. He previously taught at University of Wyoming, University of Idaho and most recently at Texas Tech University. He earned a PhD in accounting in 1987 from University of Arkansas, and he has his BBA and MBA from Texas State University. Malone primarily teaches financial and managerial accounting.
Malone’s current research interests are accounting for environmental sustainability and target costing. He has published in a wide variety of journals on topics ranging from financial reporting to corporate social responsibility to accounting information systems. He has served as chair of the Trueblood Seminars Committee of the American Accounting Association, sponsored by the Deloitte & Touche Foundation. He is currently active as a member of and participant in the Consortium for Advanced Management – International, working with their Environmental Sustainability Interest Group.
Mr Andy CrossleyBSc, MBA, MSc, CEng, MICE, MIAM, FCIM, FHEA
Project and Performance Management
My research and advisory interests are in the practical planning and implementation of projects and related businesses.
My primary areas of work are:
- Asset Management:
- Engineering Economics and Management:
- Programme and Project Management;
- Professional Services;
- Performance and Operational Improvement; and,
- Virtual and Extended Enterprises.
My research and work involves a mixture of:
- Asset Management:
- Change Management;
- Collaboration, Supply Networks and Alliances;
- Cost Management and Modelling;
- Estimating and Procurement;
- Innovation and Risk;
- Project and Programme Management;
- Small business development;
- Risk Management and decision analysis;
- Strategy Exploration and Implementation; and,
- Value Engineering/Management.
Dr. Paul Juras, CMA, CPAVander Wolk Professor of Management Accounting and Operational Performance Babso College
Paul Juras is the Vander Wolk Professor of Management Accounting and Operational Performance and past chair of the Accountancy and Law Division at Babson College. Previously he was a professor of accountancy at Wake Forest University. He earned both his BBA and MBA at Pace University and his Ph.D. from Syracuse University. He is a certified management accountant (CMA) and has a certified public accountant (CPA) license from New York. Professor Juras has experience in strategic management accounting. He has published articles and cases in many journals, including the Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, Issues in Accounting Education, The CPA Journal, and Strategic Finance. He has made numerous presentations at meetings of both the American Accounting Association (AAA) and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). In 2014 and in 2020, he received the IMA’s Lybrand Gold Medal, awarded to the author(s) of the outstanding article of the year published in Strategic Finance, and in 2015 he received the IMA’s R. Lee Brummet Award for Distinguished Accounting Educators.
Professor Juras teaches managerial accounting and strategic cost management courses and has taught in undergraduate program, Masters of Science in Accountancy, full-time MBA, evening MBA, and blended-learning MBA programs.
Paul dedicates most of his efforts outside the classroom to the IMA. He served as 2020-21 Chair of the Global Board of Directors, 2017-2019 Chair of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMA) Board of Regents served a three-year term as the Chair of the IMA Research Foundation and ten years as an associate editor of the IMA Educational Case Journal.