Robert Morris University
Educational BackgroundMaster of Business Administration, , Shippensburg University of PA, 1976Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting, Pennsylvania State University, 1971
Professional BackgroundField Investigator, Commonwealth of PA, 1972-3;
Tax Accountant, Pennzoil Corporation, 1974-5;
Certified Public Accountant, PA, 1981;
Certified Management Accountant, 1992
Area of Expertise/ResearchManagerial and Cost Accounting
Publications"Teaching Process Costing", Accounting Instructors' Report, Summer 2013."The legal ramifications of classifying employment: employee v. independent contractor", Journal of Legal Issues and Cases, May 2013."The Pittsfield Symphony: managing the arts in tough times", Journal of Business Cases and Applications, (co-author M. Yahr), Fall 2011."Integrating Gift Cards Into the Accounting Curriculum", Accounting Instructors' Report, Fall 2009
Presentations2013 - An Analysis of State Income Taxes: Pre-recession (2007) to the Present, Academy of Business Disciplines Conference2012 - "Classifying Employment: What Managers Need to Know", Academy of Business Disciplines
Conference2012 - "The Impact of Financial Reforms on Executive Compensation", (with M.Yahr), Midwest Business Administration Association Conference.2010 - "The Ethics of Charitable Contributions: What Gives", Academy of Business Disciplines Conference2010 - "Managing the Arts in a Recession", (with M.Yahr), Midwest Business Administration Association Conference2009 - "Integrating Gift Cards into the Accounting Curriculum", Academy of Business Disciplines Conference2009 - "Students Awareness and Understanding of the Current World Economic Crisis", (with M.Yahr), Midwest Business Administration Association Conference.2008 - "Teaching Accounting's Conceptual Framework", Academy of Business Disciplines Conference.2008 - "An Accounting for Gift Cards", Midwest Decision Sciences Conference.2008 - "The Flat-tax: What the States are Telling Us", Midwest Business Administration Association Conference.2007 - "Assessments Outcome in an Introductory Accounting Course", Academy of Business Disciplines Conference.
Schedule of CoursesSchedule Book for All Active and Available Future Terms, Ronald
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