Assistant Professor, Managerial Accounting; Approved Doctoral Dissertation Supervisor

Adam Presslee, Assistant ProfessorOffice: 3161 Hagey Hall

Phone: 519-888-4567 x31088

Email: capressl@uwaterloo.ca

Adam Presslee CV

Research Summary

My research applies theory from psychology and economics to understand how various incentive systems and control environments affect employee effort and performance.

Work experience

  • Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo (2018 - current)
  • Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh (2013 - 2017)
  • Staff Accountant, Deloitte and Touche (2005 - 2009)

Education and certifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce (University of Alberta)
  • Ph.D. (Waterloo)
  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) (Alberta)

Publications

  • Burt, I., T. Libby, and A. Presslee. Forthcoming. The impact of superior-subordinate identity and possible ex post adjustment on subordinate expectancy and performance. Journal of Management Accounting Research.
  • Kelly, K., and A. Presslee. 2017. The interactive effect of winner proportion and tournament group identity on tournament performance. Accounting, Organisations and Society, 56: 21-34.
  • Kelly, K., A. Presslee and A. Webb. 2017. The effects of tangible versus cash rewards in consecutive sales tournaments: A field experiment. The Accounting Review, 92(6): 165-186.
  • Presslee, A., T. Vance and A. Webb. 2013. The effects of reward type on employee goal selection, goal commitment and performance. The Accounting Review, 88(5): 1805-1831.
  • Boritz, J., F. Borthwick, and A. Presslee. 2012. The effect of business process representation type on assessment of business and control risks: Diagrams versus narratives. Issues in Accounting Education, 27(4): 895-915.
Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo

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