Suresh Radhakrishnan

Constantine Konstans Distinguished Professor
Professor of Accounting and Information Management
Tags: Accounting

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Accounting with a minor in Statistics and Operations Research
New York University - 1991
M.S. - Statistics and Operations Research
New York University - 1989
BCom
University of Madras, India - 1980

Research Areas

Research Interests
  • Measurement and valuation of intangibles
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Value of corporate governance and its impact on quality of information
  • Value of risk management, information quality and earnings quality
  • The effect of performance measurement on behavior and value
  • The role of information and performance measurement in quality and delay cost management

Publications

Institutional investors, managerial ownership and executive compensation, (with S. Janakiraman and A. Tsang), Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, forthcoming. forthcoming - Publication
Is R&D mispriced or properly risk-adjusted? (with B. Lev and M. Ciftci), Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, forthcoming. forthcoming - Publication
Managing the versions of a software product under variable and endogenous demand, (with K. Dogan, Y. Ji and V. S. Mookerjee), Information Systems Research, forthcoming. forthcoming - Publication
Vendor/client interaction for requirements assessments in software development: Implications for feedback process, (with V. Jacob and R. Jayant), Information Systems Research, forthcoming. forthcoming - Publication
Private Label Vendor Selection in a Supply Chain: Quality and Clientele Effects, (with N. Kumar and R. Rao), Journal of Retailing, forthcoming. forthcoming - Publication
Is doing good, good for you? Yes, charitable contributions enhance revenue growth, (with B. Lev and C. Petrovits), Strategic Management Journal, 2010, 31: 182-200. 2010 - Publication
Organization capital, (with B. Lev and W. Zhang) ABACUS, 2009, 45: 275-298. 2009 - Publication
The value-relevance of earnings and book values across profit and loss firms: the case of R&D spending, (with L. Franzen), Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 2009, 28: 16-32. 2009 - Publication
Information sharing and information rents in a two-level supply chain, (with B. Srinidhi) Asia Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics, 2009, 16: 123-144. 2009 - Publication
Regulation Fair Disclosure and Analysts' First-forecast Horizon . With S. Janakiraman and R. Szwejkowski. Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance. 22. 2. (Spring 2007): 339-378. 2007 - Publication

Appointments

Visiting Research Fellow
National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan [2006–2006]
Visiting Research Fellow
Hong Kong Polytechnic University [2005–2006]
Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [2003–Present]
Visiting Research Fellow
City University of Hong Kong [2003–2004]
Associate Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [1999–2003]
Visiting Assistant Professor
Carnegie Mellon University [1997–1998]
Assistant Professor
New York University [1995–1999]
Assistant Professor
Rutgers University [1991–1995]
Consultant
A. F. Ferguson and Company, New Delhi, India [1985–1986]
Management Accountant
Larsen and Toubro Limited, Bangalore, India [1984–2018]

Projects

Supply chain management: Quality and warranty implications
1995–1995 The Management Accounting Research Conference, Vancouver, Canada.
Structural capital
2002–2702 at the Measuring Capital in the New Economy, NBER Conference, Washington D. C..
Auditors' legal liability and fraud deterrence
1994–1994 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY.
Inventory reduction: Incentives for learning demand
1996–1996 The Management Accounting Research Conference, San Antonio, TX.
Structural capital
2001–2001 at the 2001 Strategy Conference, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA.

Additional Information

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • Associate Chartered Accountant, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
  • Grad. Cost and Management Accountant, The Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India
Service
  • Chair and Member of various 3 rd year and tenure review committees (1999- present)
  • Research Director, Institute of Excellence in Corporate Governance, School of Management (200 1- present)
  • Member Healthcare Management curriculum Committee (200S-present)
  • Chair University Promotion and Tenure Committee (2004-05)
  • Member University Promotion and Tenure Committee (2003-04)
  • Chair Accounting Area Search Committee (2003-04)
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of the Texas Symposium (2002, 2001, 2006)
  • UTD Senator (2000-01,2002-03)
  • Member of the AACSB accreditation steering committee for the School of Management and Accounting Area at UTD
  • Chair of Undergraduate Program Committee, School of Management (2002-2006)
  • Member Strategic Planning Committee, School of Management (2003-present)
  • Member of Masters and Undergraduate Program Committee, School of Management (1999- 2004)
  • Member of the 2000-2001 Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Award Screening Committee of the American Accounting Association
  • Member of the 2001 Management Accounting Dissertation Award Committee of the American Accounting Association.
  • Associate/Senior Editor: Asia Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics (200S-present); Productions and Operations Management (2004-present)
  • Editorial Board: The Accounting Review (2004-present), Journal of Management Accounting Research (2006-present); The International Journal of Accounting (2005-present).
  • Ad hoc reviewer for The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Information Systems Research, Marketing Science, The Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Operations Research, Management Science, European Journal of Operations Research, Quality Management Journal and International Journal of Quality Science.
  • Discussant for research papers at the American Accounting Association Annual Meetings, and the Management Accounting Research Conference.
MEDIA MENTIONS & INVITED CORPORATE PRESENTATIONS
  • Barrons Online (January 1, 2007)
  • Wall Street Journal (January 1,2007)
  • The Chronicle of Philanthropy (January 19, 2007)
  • New York Times (February 2,2004)
  • International Herald Tribune (February, 4, 2004)
  • Courier Post (February 22,2004)
  • The Hindu (March 2,2004)
  • Optimize, Manhasset NY (April 2004)
  • Microsoft CEO Summit (May 2004) as expert on Organization Capital
  • SAP European Research Congress (October 2003) as expert on Organization Capital
  • Business Valuation Inc. (October 2001) as expert on Valuation

News Articles

Jindal School Professor Recognized for Mentoring Excellence
A faculty member in the Naveen Jindal School of Management was recognized during the spring 2018 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony at The University of Texas at Dallas for sustained excellence in graduate research mentoring. 
Dr. Suresh Radhakrishnan
, Constantine Konstans Distinguished Professor of accounting and information management, was recognized May 8 as the recipient of the 2018 Provost’s Award for Faculty Excellence in Graduate Research Mentoring.
“The award belongs to the students and my colleagues for their hard work and support,” Radhakrishnan said. “Successful mentoring would not have been possible otherwise.”
Jindal School Professor Recognized for Mentoring Excellence
A faculty member in the Naveen Jindal School of Management was recognized during the spring 2018 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony at The University of Texas at Dallas for sustained excellence in graduate research mentoring. 
Dr. Suresh Radhakrishnan
, Constantine Konstans Distinguished Professor of accounting and information management, was recognized May 8 as the recipient of the 2018 Provost’s Award for Faculty Excellence in Graduate Research Mentoring.
“The award belongs to the students and my colleagues for their hard work and support,” Radhakrishnan said. “Successful mentoring would not have been possible otherwise.”
Study: Pay-Per-Click Advertising Lacks Controls Against Fraud
Payment-per-click is one of the most popular pricing models for online advertising, but the rate of click fraud is staggering. In 2014, marketers lost $11.6 billion in advertising because of fraudulent clicks.

Three UT Dallas researchers, along with a former PhD student, examined the process of identifying click fraud. In their study, published in the December issue of Information Systems Research, they proposed a way to support technological improvements.
Study: Pay-Per-Click Advertising Lacks Controls Against Fraud
Payment-per-click is one of the most popular pricing models for online advertising, but the rate of click fraud is staggering. In 2014, marketers lost $11.6 billion in advertising because of fraudulent clicks.

Three UT Dallas researchers, along with a former PhD student, examined the process of identifying click fraud. In their study, published in the December issue of Information Systems Research, they proposed a way to support technological improvements.

Affiliations

DOCTORAL STUDENTS
Tai-Yuan Chen, Committee member, graduated in June 2006 placed in Hong Kong University of Science and Technology as Assistant Professor Shu Lin, Chair, graduated in June 2006 placed in California State University, Fresno as Assistant Professor Jiangxia Liu, Chair, graduated III June 2006 placed in North Carolina State University as Assistant Professor Lixin Su, Chair, graduated III June 2005 placed III Hong Kong Polytechnic University as Assistant Professor Ozer Asdemir, Chair, graduated in June 2005, placed in Purdue University, as Visiting Assistant Professor