Michael Alles

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Associate Professor
Office Location: 
WP 928
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Academic Info:
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1991; Accounting
Bachelor of Economics, The Australian National University, 1986
Research Interests: 
Managerial Accounting, Strategic Control Systems, and Change Man
Managerial Accounting; Intro to Managerial Accounting


Dr. Michael Alles is a professor at the Department of Accounting, Business Ethics and Information Systems at Rutgers Business School. Prior to Rutgers, he taught at the University of Texas at Austin, New York University and Southern Methodist University. His specialties are the design of strategic control systems, continuous auditing, management accounting and corporate governance. He is widely published in all these areas. Dr. Alles holds a PhD from Stanford Business School and a First Class Honors in Economics from the Australian National University. He has served on the executive committee of the Management Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association, was co-chair of the 2004 mid-year Management Accounting Research Symposium and has helped organize numerous other conferences around the world on corporate governance and continuous auditing. He is now the editor of the International Journal of Disclosure & Governance, published by Palgrave Macmillan in London.

Some of his publications can be found at the Social Science Electronic Publishing website.