William Tayler, Ph.D., CMA

Brigham Young University
(801) 422-5972

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Bill earned his Ph.D. and master’s degrees at Cornell University and is the Warnick Deloitte Touche Fellow and a professor of accountancy at Brigham Young University, one of the top-ranked accounting programs in the world. Bill is an internationally renowned researcher on the judgment and decision-making of accounting and business professionals. He has presented his research as an invited speaker at universities and scientific conferences worldwide and has won several research awards. Bill has also taught at Cornell University and Emory University, and in BYU’s Executive MBA program, and has received multiple teaching awards. Bill is a Certified Management Accountant specializing in performance measurement, the assignment of decision rights, and incentive compensation. His work has been published in top research journals, including Accounting Horizons, Accounting, Organizations and Society, The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Behavioral Finance, Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, and Strategic Finance, and he is a co-author on two popular accounting textbooks. Bill currently serves on the editorial boards of The Accounting Review, Management Accounting Research, and Accounting, Organizations, and Society, and as a director of the Institute of Management Accountants Research Foundation.