University of California, Riverside

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Waymond Rodgers

Professor of Accounting, Emeritus

Curriculum Vitae , updated 11/2011


Waymond Rodgers received a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Southern California, and a cognitive psychology postdoctorate from the University of Michigan. He is a certified public accountant in California and Michigan. Professor Rodgers's accounting, banking, and management expertise derives from his employment as an auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young.  He was also a commercial loan officer for Union Bank and his portfolio includes Fortune 500 companies. His primary research areas are auditing, commercial lending decisions, decision modeling, ethics, trust issues, intellectual capital, and knowledge management.  Professor Rodgers has published in the Communications of the ACM, European Accounting Review, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Journal of Economic Psychology, Journal of the Association of Information Systems, and Management Science, among others. He is also the recipient of major research grants from the Brazilian Research Foundation, Canada Research Foundation, Citibank, Ford Foundation, National Institute of Health, National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, and the Navy Personnel Research and Development Center.

Recent Scholarship

Journal Articles

  • “Three primary trust pathways underlying ethical considerations,” Journal of Business Ethics, 91, 2010, 83-93.
  • “Ethical Dilemmas in Auditing: Dishonesty or Unintentional Bias?” Journal of Business Ethics, 91, (Supplement 1) 2010, 151-166, with A. Guiral, E. Ruiz-Barbadillo, and J.A. Gonzalo.
  • Potential Model Misspecification Bias: Formative Indicators Enhancing Theory for Accounting Researchers,” International Journal of Accounting, 46, 2011, 25-50, with A. Guiral. 
  • To What Extent Are Auditors’ Attitudes toward the Evidence Influenced by the Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?” AUDITING: AJournal of Practice & Theory, 30, 2011, 173-190, with A. Guiral and E. Ruiz-Barbadillo.
  • Enhancing Information Usefulness by Line Managers’ Involvement in Cross-Unit Activities. Organization Studies, 32, 2011, 683-703, with K. Foss.


  • E-Commerce Issues Addressed in a Throughput Model (Internet Policies and Issues Series), Nova Science Publishers, Inc.


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