Kenneth A. Merchant
Ken Merchant, holder of the Deloitte & Touche LLP Chair of Accoutancy at the University of Southern California, has been doing performance measurement-related research for over 30 years. He has authored eight books, including Management Control Systems: Performance Measurement, Evaluation and Incentives (published by Pearson/Financial times), scores of articles, and over 100 teaching cases on the topic. Professor Merchant has won multiple research awards. He serves on 11 academic editorial boards.