Horngren Honored for Lifetime Contribution
STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS—Charles Horngren, long considered the man who pioneered modern day management accounting, has been honored with the Lifetime Contribution to Management Accounting Award. He will be recognized in January at the conference of the Management Accounting section of the American Accounting Association.
The Edmund W. Littlefield Professor of Accounting, Emeritus, Horngren has been a member of the Stanford Graduate School of Business faculty since 1965.
He was selected from nominations submitted by Association members.
Horngren pioneered the use of managerial decision making in the early 1960s, transforming and expanding the way the subject was taught. He is the author of the textbook Introduction to Management Accounting, now in its 12th edition, as well as a half dozen other widely used accounting textbooks. He has been inducted into the Accounting Hall of Fame and honored with a special issue of the Review of Accounting Standards recognizing his work in the field, among other honors.