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Yuching (Steve) Wu

Assistant Professor, Managerial Accounting and Control

Yuching (Steve) Wu

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Steve Wu is an Assistant Professor in Managerial Accounting and Control at the Ivey Business School. He obtained his Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Steve’s research focuses in the area of management accounting, especially the design of management control systems and how these systems influence employees/managers’ decisions and behaviors. He is also interested in topics of corporate governance and executive compensation.


  • HBA2: Managerial Accounting and Control


  • PhD, Accounting, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • MSc, Accounting, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
  • BBA, MIS, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Recent Refereed Articles

  • Chen, C. X.; Nasev, J.; Wu, S., 2022, "CFO Overconfidence and Cost Behavior", Journal of Management Accounting Research, June 34(2): 117 - 135.
  • Van der Stede, W. A.; Wu, A.; Wu, S., 2020, "An Empirical Analysis of Employee Responses to Bonuses and Penalties", The Accounting Review, February 95(6): 395 - 412.
  • Chen, C. X.; Matsumura, E. M.; Shin, J. Y.; Wu, S., 2015, "The Effect of Competition Intensity and Competition Type on the Use of Customer Satisfaction Measures in Executive Annual Bonus Contracts", The Accounting Review, January 90(1): 229 - 263.
  • Ho, J. L.; Wu, A.; Wu, S., 2014, "Performance Measures, Consensus on Strategy Implementation, and Performance: Evidence from the Operational-level of Organizations", Accounting, Organizations and Society, January 39(1): 38 - 58.
  • Gong, J.; Wu, S., 2011, "CEO Turnover in Private Equity Sponsored Leveraged Buyouts", Corporate Governance-An International Review, May 19(3): 195 - 209.

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  • Assistant Professor, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • Consultant, Strategic Cost Management Association, Taiwan

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