Selected Publications

  • Anderson, B., Maletta, M., Moreno, K. (2013). A Comprehensive Set of Introductory Financial Accounting Review Exercises: An Event to Cause Approach. Advances in Accounting Education, 14.
  • Bhattacharjee, S., Maletta, M., Moreno, K. (2013). Auditors’ judgment errors when working on multiple tasks and in multiple client environments: A research summary and practice implications. Current Issues In Auditing, 7(1).
  • Maletta, M., Zhang, Y. (2012). Investor Reactions to Contrasts between the Earnings Preannouncements of Related Firms. Contemporary Accounting Research, 29(2), 361-381.
  • S. Bhattacharjee, M.J. Maletta and K. Moreno. “The Influence of Contrast Effects on Auditors’ Judgments in Multiple Client Audit Environments.” The Accounting Review, October 2007.
  • W. Felix, A. Gramling and M.J. Maletta. “The Influence of Non-audit Service Revenues and Client Pressure on External Auditors’ Decisions to Rely on Internal Audit.” Contemporary Accounting ResearchSpring 2005, 31-53.

Selected Presentations

  • “Investor Reactions to Contrasts between the Earnings Preannouncements”, American Accounting Association – Annual Meeting, New York, NY, August 2009.
  • “The Role of Internal Audit in the Financial Statement Audit: The Effects of Board Independence and Audit Committee Effectiveness” (with G. Krishnamoorthy), International Business Research Conference, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 2007.
  • “The Influence of Contrast Effects on Auditors’ Judgments in Multiple Client Audit Environments”, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, August 2006.
  • “Contrast Effects on Auditors’ Judgments in Multiple Client Environments”, Selected for presentation at the American Accounting Association Auditing Midyear Conference, Los Angeles, California, January 2006.
  • “The Role of Corporate Governance Factors in External Auditors’ Assessments of Internal Audit Quality” (with G. Krishnamoorthy), University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, June 2003.
  • “Understanding the Determinants of Coordination between External and Internal Auditors: The Importance of the External and Internal Audit Approaches” (with W. Felix and A. Gramling), Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia, May 2003.
  • “Understanding the Determinants of Coordination between External and Internal Auditors: The Importance of the External and Internal Audit Approaches” (with W. Felix and A. Gramling), Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. April 2003.
  • “The Influence of Non-audit Service Revenues and Client Pressure on External Auditors’ Decisions to Rely on Internal Audit” (with W. Felix, and A. Gramling), American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, August 2002.

Education

  • Ph.D., Business Administration, School of Management, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • B.S., Accounting, School of Business, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

Research & Teaching Interests

Professor Maletta’s research focuses on human information processing and decision making in financial accounting and auditing using behavioral decision theory. He has published in journals such as The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Contemporary Accounting Research and Accounting, Organizations and Society. Professor Maletta has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in financial and managerial accounting, auditing, and PhD seminars in accounting research.

Industry & Academic Experience

Professor Maletta was formerly a consultant at Andersen Consulting (Accenture). He also spent five years teaching in the School of Management at Boston University. Since being in academia he has also been involved in executive education and consulting programs at companies such as EMC Corporation, Sanyo Corporation, Raytheon Corporation, IBM Corporation, The Mathworks, Price Waterhouse-Coopers and Wachovia Bank.

Services to the Profession

Industry and Executive Education/Consulting Experience EMC Corporation Sanyo Corporation Raytheon Corporation IBM Corporation The Mathworks Price Waterhouse-Coopers Wachovia Bank Accenture

Awards & Recognition

Professor Maletta was awarded the Lillian L. and Harry A. Cowan Research Professorship in 2001. He has received research grants from institutions such as the National Science Foundation, Institute of Internal Auditing Research Foundation and the KPMG/University of Illinois Business Measurement Case Development and Research Program.

Professor Maletta has been the recipient of several teaching awards including Northeastern University’s Excellence Teaching Award, Boston University’s Excellence in Executive Teaching Award, and Boston University’s Outstanding Accounting Professor Award.