Anthony A. Atkinson
Anthony Atkinson holds a professional teaching position in Wilfrid Laurier University’s Lazaridis School of Business & Economics.
Anthony Atkinson holds a professional teaching position in Wilfrid Laurier University’s Lazaridis School of Business & Economics. Tony earned a bachelor of commerce and M.B.A. degrees from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, and M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in industrial administration from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh. Atkinson is a fellow (FCPA) of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario) and has written or coauthored three texts, five monographs on management accounting practice, a volume of management accounting standards for CMA Ontario (now CPA Ontario), and more than 35 articles on performance measurement and costing. In 1989, the Canadian Academic Accounting Association awarded Atkinson the Haim Falk Prize for Distinguished Contribution to Accounting Thought. He has served on the editorial boards of two professional and five academic journals and is a past editor of the Journal of Management Accounting Research. Atkinson also served as a member of the Canadian government’s Cost Standards Advisory Committee, for which he developed the costing principles it now requires of government contractors.