St. Bonaventure University

Accounting Faculty


Fischer, Michael J.

mike-fischer

ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT
Accounting
ACADEMIC SCHOOL
School of Business

TITLES/RESPONSIBILITIES
Professor of Accounting
CONTACT
Phone: (716) 375-2186
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OFFICE
204B Swan Business Center
COURSES TAUGHT
Recent Courses Taught:
  • MBA 616. Accounting Practice & Analysis
  • MBA 635. Accounting Theory & Research
ACADEMIC DEGREES
  • Ph.D., Smeal College of Business, The Pennsylvania State University
  • M.B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo
  • B.S., State University of New York at Buffalo
OTHER EDUCATION

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND
  • Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, St. Bonaventure University
  • Dean, School of Business, St. Bonaventure University
  • Dean, Enrollment Management, St. Bonaventure University
  • Audit Manager, Price Waterhouse
ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Selected Publications
  • Relevance Regained? An Examination of the Contents of Introduction to Management Accounting. 2016.  Academy of Business Research Journal. Forthcoming.
  • The Place of Business Profits: A Franciscan Perspective from Luca Pacioli. Franciscan Connections: The Cord – A Spiritual Review. March, 2016. pp. 16-17.
  • Earnings Management and Corporate Social Responsibility: An In-Class Exercise to Illustrate the Short-Term and Long-Term Consequences. (with Carol M. Fischer). Advances in Accounting Education: Teaching and Curriculum Innovations. 2009. Volume 10, pp. 1-25.
  • Luca Pacioli on Business Profits, Journal of Business Ethics, June II 2000, pp. 299-312.
  • "Real-izing" the Benefits of New Technologies as a Source of Audit Evidence: An Interpretive Field Study, Accounting, Organizations and Society, February/April 1996, pp. 219-242.
  • Strategy, Technology and Social Processes within Professional Cultures: A Negotiated Order, Ethnographic Perspective, (with Mark W. Dirsmith), Symbolic Interaction, November 1995, pp. 381-412.
  • Enhancing Audit Efficiency Using New Technologies, (with John P. McAllister), The CPA Journal, November 1993, pp. 58-62.
  • Short-Cutting FASB no. 96's Scheduling Exercise, Journal of Accountancy, February 1989, pp. 42-44.
TEACHING PHILOSOPHY
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS/PROJECTS
PERSONAL INTERESTS/COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
  • Board of Directors, Cattaraugus County Business Development Corporation (currently Vice President)
  • Board of Directors, Cattaraugus County Empire Zone Corporation
  • Board of Directors, Chautauqua Lake Estates Association 
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