Henri Dekker earns AICPA Best Early Career Researcher Award.
Henri Hen·ri , Robert 1865-1929.
American painter whose realistic works aligned him with a group of painters, known as the Eight, or the Ashcan School, who decried the artificiality and sentimentality of American painting at the turn of the century. Dekker, Ph.D., associate professor of accounting at VU University, Amsterdam Amsterdam, city, Netherlands
Amsterdam (ăm`stərdăm', Dutch ämstərdäm`), city (1994 pop. 724,096), constitutional capital and largest city of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, North Holland prov. Research Center in Accounting, Netherlands, was awarded the Best Early Career Researcher Award on Aug. 3, 2009, at the annual meeting of the American Accounting Association.
The AICPA AICPA
See American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). gives the $2,000 grant to the researcher with the best overall body of research in management accounting completed within the first five years of joining a faculty. Dekker's research on accounting and control in inter-firm relationships, strategy and management control, performance measurement, goal setting and incentive compensation has appeared in many professional publications, including Accounting Horizons, Accounting, Organizations and Society, Management Science and Management Accounting Research. Dekker's research on the effects of inter-firm relationships and strategy and management control provides information key to improving the environment for management accountants.