Managerial Accounting and Control
David J. Sharp is an Associate Professor of Managerial
Accounting and Control at Richard Ivey School of Business.
Before joining the Ivey Business School, Sharp taught at Boston
College. He worked for an electrical engineering company and in
sales research at a business systems company in his native England
prior to teaching business studies for five years in the Middle
East. He studied Engineering Science and Economics at Oxford
University, and has a Masters degree in Management from the
University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. He
earned his Ph.D in International Management at the MIT Sloan School
Sharp's research interests centre around international management
accounting and management decision-making issues. Presently, he is
interested in cross-cultural differences in risky decision-making,
international business ethics, and the role of control systems in
promoting moral behaviour in organizations.
He teaches Managerial Accounting and Control and International
Accounting in the MBA Program and Executive MBA programs. He also
teaches in the Strategic Marketing Management Program, and in the
Modular M. Eng program in the Faculty of Engineering.
His publications include scholarly articles in the areas of
international financial management, cross-cultural behavior, and
international business ethics. He is on the editorial boards of the
Journal of International Accounting, Auditing, and
Taxation and The Journal of International Accounting
Research, and associate editor of Advances in
International Accounting. He is active in the American
Accounting Association, and served as president of the
International Accounting Section in 2001-2.
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