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Richard Tubbs

Richard M. Tubbs

Associate Professor Emeritus - May 2007



Academic History

  • PhD in Business Administration, University of Florida, 1988
  • MS in Accounting, Illinois State University, 1983
  • MA in Guidance, Illinois State University, 1973
  • BA in English, Kalamazoo College, 1971


  • Auditor Judgment and Decision Making
  • Auditing
  • Experimental accounting research

Selected Publications

  • An examination of the descriptive validity of the belief-adjustment model and alternative attitudes to evidence in auditing (with E. Bamber; R. Ramsay; R. Tubbs), Accounting, Organizations and Society, Vol. 22 (April/May), 1997, 249-268.
  • The effects of audit risk and information importance on auditor memory during working paper review (with G. Sprinkle), Accounting Review, Vol. 73 (October), 1998, 475-502.
  • Analysis of diagnostic tasks in accounting research using signal detection theory (with R. Ramsay), Behavioral Research in Accounting, Vol. 17, 2005.

Work in Progress

  • Experimental tests of a descriptive theory of audit risk judgment (with S. Vandervelde; A. Schepanski; W. Messier).
  • An examination of the common measures bias in balanced scorecard performance evaluation (with C. Wilkinson).
  • The effect of task interdependence and type of incentive contract on goal commitment and group performance (with R. Guymon, R. Balakrishnan).

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