PhD (University of Waterloo), BBA (Wilfrid Laurier University), CPA, CA
Leslie Berger teaches Integrated Cases in Accounting in the Graduate Diploma in Accounting. She also co-teaches PhD seminar courses in accounting. Professor Berger has articles published in Accounting Organizations and Society, Journal of Management Accounting Research, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory and Issues in Accounting Education.
KPMG Foundation Fellow in Accounting
Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
Professor Berger has supervised several accounting PhD in Management (Accounting) students that are interested in behavioural accounting research.
Berger, L., Guo, L. and Presslee, A. 2023. Motivating Employees with Goal-Based Prosocial Rewards. Contempoary Account Research, in press. https://doi.org/10.1111/1911-3846.12821
Berger, L, J. Farrar, L. Zhang and R. Pojacar. 2023. Tax-free: Investigating how a heuristic in the TFSA name biases savings preferences for the RRSP Canadian Tax Journal, in press.
Andrejkow, L Berger, and L. Guo 2022 Conscious and nonconscious goal pursuit in multidimensional tasks, Accounting Organizations and Society, Volume 103, November 2022, Article 101376, DOI 10.1016/j.aos.2022.101376
Berger, L. L. Guo and T. King 2019. Selfish Sharing? The Impact of the Sharing Economy on Tax Reporting Honesty, Journal of Business Ethics, Jan, 1-25, DOI: 10.1007/s10551-019-04409-z
Berger, L, Farrar and L. Zhang 2019. Choosing between RRSPs and TFSAs: substitutes or complements, Canadian Tax Journal, 67:2, 309 – 333, DOI: 10.32721/ctj.2019.67.2.berger
Berger, L. 2019. How Incentives and Task Complexity Affect Long-term Performance Journal of Management Accounting Research, Summer 2019, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 1-17, DOI: 10.2308/jmar-52220
Berger, L., K. Fiolleau, and C. MacTavish. 2019. I Know Something You Don’t Know:How Relative Performance and Framing Affect Employee Decisions to Share Information with Other Employees Journal of Management Accounting Research, Summer 2019, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 19-35, DOI: 10.2308/jmar-52152
Berger, L., T. Libby, and A. Webb. 2018. The consequences of tournament horizon and winner proportion for sustaining effort in a multi-period competition, Accounting Organizations and Society 64 (January): 1-16, DOI: 10.1016/j.aos.2017.12.006
Berger, L., S. Perreault, J. Wainberg. 2017 Hijacking the Moral Imperative: How Financial Incentives Can Discourage Whistleblower Reporting, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, 36(3): 2-14, DOI: 10.2308/ajpt-51663
Berger, L., K. Klassen, T. Libby and A. Webb. 2013. Complacency and giving up across repeated tournaments: Evidence From the Field, Journal of Management Accounting Research, 25(1): 143-167, DOI:10. 2308/jmar-50435
Berger, L. and E. Boritz. 2012. Accountants’ Sensitivity to Dimensions of Information Integrity Issues in Accounting Education, 27(4): 867-893, DOI: 10.2308/iace-50252
Wright, W.F. and L. Berger. 2011. Fraudulent Management Explanations and the Impact of Alternative Presentations of Client Business Evidence. Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory 30 (2): 153-171, DOI: 10.2308/ajpt-50010