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Cognitive biases resulting from the representativeness heuristic in operations management: an experimental investigation

Description: This article investigates the six cognitive biases resulting from the use of the representativeness heuristic, namely, insensitivity to prior probability of outcomes, insensitivity to sample size, misconception of chance, insensitivity to predictability, the illusion of validity, and misconception of regression. Specifically, the authors examine how cognitive reflection and training affect these six cognitive biases in the operations management context.
Date: April 10, 2019
Creator: AlKhars, Mohammed; Evangelopoulos, Nicholas; Pavur, Robert J. & Kulkarni, Shailesh S.
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Comments of the Auditing Standards Committee of the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association on PCAOB Concept Release on Audit Quality Indicators, No. 2015-005, July 1, 2015

Description: This commentary summarizes the contributors’ views and recommendations on the Public Accounting Oversight Board's (PCAOB) Audit Quality Indicators (ACIs).
Date: September 2015
Creator: Rezaee, Zabihollah; Abernathy, John L.; Causholli, Monika; Michas, Paul N.; Roush, Pamela B.; Rowe, Stephen et al.
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Comments of the Standards Committee of the Auditing Section of the American Accounting Association on the SEC’s Concept Release No. 33-9862; 34-75344 File No. S7-13-15, Possible Revisions to Audit Committee Disclosures

Description: This commentary summarizes the contributors’ views on the various questions asked in the SEC’s Release, Possible Revisions to Audit Committee Disclosures.
Date: September 2015
Creator: Abernathy, John L.; Felix, Robert; Jamal, Karim; Krishnamoorthy, Ganesh & Pevzner, Mikhail
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Developing Evaluation Frameworks for Business Models in China’s Rural Markets

Description: This article draws on case analysis to present two frameworks for evaluating two types of business models, and, through open coding and axial coding on eight Chinese cases, identifies the main components for the evaluation frameworks and critical factors within each component. Using the coding results as a lens, the article applies a cross-case comparative data analysis to establish the multi-level evaluation systems and provides suggestions for entrepreneurs and other stakeholders to better their business model design in China’s rural markets.
Date: November 8, 2018
Creator: Zhang, Xinxiang; Hu, Lijun; Salimath, Manjula & Kuo, Ching-Chung
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Do Collaborative Relationships in Supply Chain Pay-Off?

Description: This article attempts to articulate the theoretical foundation of collaborative relationship in supply chain and survey empirical results on financial gains reported in various research studies.
Date: January 2017
Creator: Kwon, Ik-Whan G.; Hong, Seock-Jin & Kim, Sung-Ho
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How the Source of Audit Committee Accounting Expertise Influences Financial Reporting Timeliness

Description: This practitioner summary article summarizes "The Association between Characteristics of Audit Committee Accounting Experts, Audit Committee Chairs, and Financial Reporting Timeliness,'' which investigates the association between audit committee members’ accounting expertise and financial reporting timeliness.
Date: November 2014
Creator: Abernathy, John L.; Beyer, Brooke; Masli, Adi & Stefaniak, Chad M.
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