List of contributors. Editorial Board. Aima statement of purpose. Editorial policy and manuscript form guidelines. Introduction (M.J. Epstein, J.Y. Lee). Management accounting practice and research as we end the twentieth century (J.G. Birnberg). Continued support for poorly performing capital projects: a multi-period experimental study (B.K. Church et al.). Antecedents of budgetary participation: the effects of organizational, situational, and individual factors (B.D. Clinton). The impact of organizational and professional differences on the effectiveness of management accounting communication (S.D. Johnson et al.). Integration of applied thinking to guide management accounting perspective (M.E. Bayou, A. Reinstein). Examining brand valuation from a management accounting perspective (K.S. Cravens, C. Guilding). Participative budgeting, process automation, product standardization, and managerial slack propensities (A.S. Dunk, Mohan Lal). Motivational impacts of the type and tightness of target cost information: a laboratory experiment (M. Akter et al.). Activity-based costing: improved product costing or activity management? (H. Thorne, B. Gurd). The relevance of activity-based costing for the human services sector: the example of hospital social work (J. Cohen, P. Hansen). The effect of performance reporting on budgetary participation: an attribution theory analysis (H. Nouri et al.). An empirical examination of top executive compensation and economic performance in financial service firms (E.D. Shim et al.).