Associate Professor, Accounting

Wendy J. Bailey

404 Hayden Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5000

617.373.3371
w.bailey@northeastern.edu


Profile

Education

Ph.D. from University of Pittsburgh
MBA from University of Colorado
BSBA from Washington University, St. Louis

Research & Teaching Interests

Research interests focus on judgment and decision making in accounting especially as it relates to managerial ethics, accounting standard setting and performance evaluation. Teaching interests include both financial accounting and managerial accounting.

Industry & Academic Experience

Professor Bailey has previous industry experience as a C.P.A and previous academic experience at the University of South Carolina and the University of California Riverside.

Awards & Recognition

Best Paper, Ethics in Accounting Symposium at American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, 2003

Graduate Faculty of the Year, University of California Riverside, 2002-2003

Best Dissertation Award, American Accounting Association (Accounting, Behavior and Organizations), 2000

Publications

Selected Publications

Bailey, W., and Sawers, K. (2012). In GAAP We Trust: Examining How Trust Influences Nonprofessional Investor Decisions Under Rule-Based and Principle-Based Standards?Behavioral Research in Accounting, 24(1):25-46.

Spicer, A. Dunfee, T. and Bailey, W. (2012). Does National Context Matter in Ethical Decision Making? An Empirical Test of Integrative Social Contracts Theory.  New Directions in Business Ethics.  Sage Publications, London.

Bailey, W., Hecht, G. and Towry, K. (2011). Dividing the Pie: The Influence of Managerial Discretion Extent on Bonus Pool Allocations. Contemporary Accounting Research, 28(5):1562-1584.

Bailey, W., and Spicer, A. (2007). When does National Identity Matter? Convergence and Divergence in International Business Ethics. Academy of Management Journal, 50(6).

Presentations

Selected Presentations

Bailey, Wendy, "Ethical Fading in Earnings Management: Why Stakeholder Salience Matters", University of Central Florida, Orlando Florida. (November 2013).

Bailey, Wendy, Accounting, Behavior and Organizations Conference, "What if the Supervisor is Biased? Examining the Effects of Lenient and Compressed Performance Ratings on Inteded Managerial Effort and Cooperation", American Accounting Organization, Atlanta, GA. (October 2012).

Bailey, Wendy (Presenter & Author), American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, "Do Ethical Attitudes about Accrual and Real Earnings Maagement Converge or Diverge? An Application of Integrative Social Contracts Theory", American Accounting Association, Denver, CO. (August 2011).

Bailey, Wendy (Presenter & Author), Public Interest Section Conference, "Do Ethical Attitudes about Accrual and Real Earnings Maagement Converge or Diverge? An Application of Integrative Social Contracts Theory", American Accounting Association, Chicago, IL. (April 2011).