The ABO Reporter

ABO Section Officers Election, 2000-2001

Candidate for Vice-President, Regions:

Kim Langfield-Smith is Professor of Accounting and Head of the School of Business at La Trobe University, Melbourne Australia. She has a BEc from the University of Sydney, MEc from Macquarie University and Ph.D. from Monash University. She is a Fellow of the Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants and a CPA.

Kim is President of the Accounting Association of Australia and New Zealand (AAANZ) from 1999 to 2001, having previously served as Treasurer from 1997-1999. Since 1998 she has been international coordinator, Australia and New Zealand for the ABO section for the AAA.

Kim has published in many journals, including Accounting Organizations and Society, Management Accounting Research, Human Factors, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Operations Research, and the Australia Accounting Review. She is co-author of a popular textbook, Management Accounting: An Australian Perspective, now in its second edition, and Reinventing Competitiveness: Achieving Best Practice in Australia. She recently completed a monograph for the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) titled Target Costing for Effective Cost Management: Product Cost Planning at Toyota Australia (with Peter Luckett), and Managing and Controlling Outsourcing Relationships for the Australian Centre for Management Accounting Development. Kim has presented papers at many conferences including that of the British Accounting Association and European Accounting Association, the Annual Meeting of the AAA, the ABO Research Conference, and the annual convention of the American Psychological Association.

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