A Tobit analysis of accounting faculty publishing productivity in Australian and New Zealand universities

Wilkinson, Brett R., Durden, Chris H., and Wilkinson, Katherine J. (2003) A Tobit analysis of accounting faculty publishing productivity in Australian and New Zealand universities. In: Arnold, Vicky, (ed.) Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research. Elsevier, Oxford, UK, pp. 173-186.

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Abstract

This study examines the research behavior of Australian and New Zealand accounting faculty to determine the characteristics that influence research productivity. University reputations are integrally linked with research performance and determining the qualities that predict research behavior may be of particular value in the selection and recruitment process. The study finds that two key factors significantly impact performance: holding a Ph.D. and having an academe-oriented rather than profession-oriented background. These results may be interpreted as affirming the U.S. model of developing specialist academic researchers through doctoral education programs rather than employing faculty with strong professional experience.

Item ID: 9994
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
Keywords: Tobit analysis; publishing productivity; accounting research
ISBN: 978-0-7623-1047-0
ISSN: 1474-7979
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2010 22:36
FoR Codes: 15 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 1501 Accounting, Auditing and Accountability > 150105 Management Accounting @ 100%
SEO Codes: 91 ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK > 9104 Management and Productivity > 910402 Management @ 100%
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