Love School of Business professors take second place in case-writing competition

Paula Weller, Linda Poulson and Brian Nienhaus won second place for their co-authored accounting case.

Paula Weller, senior lecturer in accounting, Linda Poulson, chair and associate professor of accounting, and Brian Nienhaus, associate professor of business communication, won second place in the 2017 Summer Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Case Writing Competition.

The professors co-authored “Ethical Choices at Choice House,” which challenges students to overcome the internal control and ethical problems of a small nonprofit organization.

The case was published in the September issue of the IMA Educational Case Journal.

IMA, the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, is one of the largest and most respected associations focused exclusively on advancing the management accounting profession. Globally, IMA supports the profession through research, the CMA (Certified Management Accountant) program, continuing education, networking and advocacy of the highest ethical business practices.