MATT MOURITSEN
MBA PROGRAM DIRECTOR
PROFESSOR OF ACCOUNTING

Matt Mouritsen


CONTACT


PHONE: 801.626.8151

EMAIL: mmouritsen@weber.edu

OFFICE: WB 272


ABOUT


Matthew L. Mouritsen is a professor in the School of Accounting & Taxation at Weber State University and has been the director of the Master of Business Administration Program since 2008. He teaches financial and managerial accounting courses and courses in the MBA Program in the field of information technology management and project management.

Prior to his appointment in higher education, he was a technology manager overseeing asset management, disaster recovery and information security functions at a regional bank.

Mouritsen received his Bachelor of Arts in accounting at WSU and an MBA and PhD in business information systems and education at Utah State University. His research is directed at practitioners and includes publications and presentations in technology asset management, pedagogy, ethics and stakeholder trust.


EDUCATION


Ph.D., Business information systems and education - Utah State University, 1997

MBA, Utah State University, 1997

BA, Accounting - Weber State University, 1988


HOBBIES


Mouritsen and his wife have one son, four daughters, a daughter-in-law, three sons-in-law, and three grandchildren. He participates in trail running, ultramarathons, hiking, hunting, wildlife photography and coaching youth in sports. His philosophy on teaching and leading: “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but they will never forget how you made them feel.”


PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS


PUBLICATIONS IN REFEREED JOURNALS

  1. Zhang, L., Mouritsen, M., Miller, J. (Accepted for publication, January 2017). Role of Perceived Value in Acceptance of Bring Your Own Device. Journal of Organizational and End User Computing (a GSBE safe harbor journal). 
  2. Mouritsen, M., Davis, J., Jones, S. (Fall 2016). ANOVA Analysis of Student Daily Test Scores in Multi-Day Test Periods. Journal of Learning in Higher Education. Best Paper Award when presented at the International Conference on Learning and Administration in Higher Education in Nashville, Tennessee. 
  3. Malone, J.D., & Mouritsen, M.L., (May, 2014). Change Management: Perspectives of Risk, Transition, and Strategy. Cost Management. Cost Management is a GSBE safe harbor journal. 
  4. Mouritsen, M.L., (January, 2013). Is Your Organization Managing or Mangling Its Technology Assets? Strategic Finance. a GSBE Safe Harbor Journal that is published monthly by the Institute of Management Accountants for its 65,000 members. This paper was awarded the Lybrand Award by the IMA in June, 2013 in New Orleans. 
  5. Mouritsen, M. L. & Mano, R. M., (January, 2007). Do You Know Where Your Computers Are? Strategic Finance Magazine, the monthly publication of the Institute of Management Accountants (65,000 members). This paper was awarded a certificate of merit by the IMA at the annual conference in June, 2007. 
  6. Pace, R., Mouritsen, M. L, & Mano, R. M. (March, 2006). The Law of Principles. Indian Journal of Economics and Business (New Delhi, India). 
  7. Mano, R. M., Mouritsen, M. L, & Pace, R. (February, 2006). Principles-Based Accounting: It’s not new, It’s not the rule, It’s the law. The CPA Journal, the monthly publication of the New York State Society of CPA’s with a monthly circulation of 25,000 issues. 
  8. Mouritsen, M. L. & Mano, R. M., (June, 2005). Professor Sterling was Correct in 1973: When will we ever learn? The Journal of Accounting and Finance Research. The publication date is June, 2005, however, due to the death of the journal’s editor, actual publication did not occur until June, 2007. 
  9. Mano, R. M., Mouritsen, M. L, & Pace, R. (2005, Volume 82) Principles-Based Accounting: It’s the law. The Journal of the Utah Academy. 
  10. Deppe, L., Mano, R. M., & Mouritsen, M.L. (March, 2005). Don't Shrink from the Challenge--Stand Up and Do What's Right! The CPA Journal 
  11. Mano, R. M. & Mouritsen, M. L. (May, 2004). The Sensibility of Principles-Based Accounting Standards. Strategic Finance Magazine, the monthly publication of the Institute of Management Accountants (65,000 members). 
  12. Mano, R. M., Mouritsen, M. L., & Swearingen, J. G. (August, 2003). Accounting Profession, Heal Thyself: It’s a Matter of Survival. The CPA Journal, August, 2003. 
  13. Mano, R. M., Mouritsen, M. L., & Swearingen, J. G. (October, 2003). A response to a Letter to the Editor by Arthur Siegel, CPA & Former Executive Director of the Independence Standards Board (ISB) entitled “The Noble Cause of Independence” based on our article entitled “Accounting Profession, Heal Thyself: It’s a Matter of Survival.” The CPA Journal. Monthly circulation of 25,000 issues. 
  14. Mano, R. M. & Mouritsen, M. L. (May, 2003). Enron & Continental Vending: A Comparison. International Business & Economics Research Journal, Volume 2, Number 5. 
  15. Mano, R. M., Durkee, D. A, & Mouritsen, M. L. (February, 2003). Truth in Accounting: Don't Let it Die. International Business & Economics Research Journal, Volume 2, No. 2. 
  16. Mouritsen, M. L. Mano, R. M., & Deppe, D. (May, 2002). The ESOP Fable Revisited: Employees' Exposure to ESOPs and Enron's Exit. Personal Financial Planning Monthly, Volume 2, No. 5. 

PRESENTATIONS

  1. Mouritsen, M., J. Davis. (March, 2017) The Relationship of Procrastination, Self-Efficacy, Emotional Intelligence to Test scores in Multi-Day Tests of College Students. Goddard School of Business & Economics Brown Bag, Ogden, Utah. 
  2. Hansen, S.D., Savage, G., Mouritsen, M. (2016). Business & Society at the Crossroads: Future Research at the Intersection of Stakeholder and Trust Theories. Presenter. International Association of Business & Society Annual Meeting. Park City, Utah. 
  3. Mouritsen, M. L., Teaching Excellence: It’s a Matter of Trust. Presentation at the Weber State University Teaching & Learning Forum on June 14, 2016. 
  4. Wallis, D., Mouritsen, M., & Hansen, S. (March 2015). The Psychology of Sustainable Business Strategy Formulation. Panel Discussant, Intermountain Sustainability Summit, Ogden, Utah. 
  5. Hansen, S.D., Mouritsen, M.L, Wallis, D., “Teaching Ethics in MBA Programs: A Cross-Disciplinary ‘Stakeholder Trust’ Approach.” Authors accepted as discussants on the topic at the Western Academy of Management conference in March 2015 in Hawaii. 
  6. Mouritsen, M. L. (April, 2014) Optimism and Determination. Presented at IntegraCore’s in-house university. 
  7. Mouritsen, M.L. & Johanson, J. (July, 2012). “Making Contract Management College Curricula a Reality.” Presented at the annual National Contract Managers Association (NCMA) World Congress in Boston, MA. 
  8. Mouritsen, M.L. & Davis, J. (April , 2012) Analysis of student daily test scores in multi-day test periods. Presented at the annual Utah Academy of Science, Arts and Letters hosted by Utah State University, Logan, Utah. 
  9. Mouritsen, M.L. & Malone, D. (April, 2012) Change Management: Perspectives of Risk, Transition, and Strategy. Presented at the annual Utah Academy of Science, Arts and Letters hosted by Utah State University, Logan, Utah. 
  10. Mouritsen, M. L. (September, 2011) Project Management. Presented at IntegraCore’s in-house university. 
  11. Mouritsen, M. L. (January, 2011) Project Management. Presented at the Davis Chamber of Commerce Leadership Institute. 
  12. Mouritsen, M.L. (October, 2011) Declining Test Scores among Introductory Accounting Students. Presented at the Mountain Plains Management Conference hosted by Weber State University, Layton, Utah. 
  13. Mouritsen, M. L. (January, 2010) Project Management. Presented at the Davis Chamber of Commerce Leadership Institute. 
  14. Mouritsen, M.L. (November, 2009) Declining Test Scores among Introductory Accounting Students. Presented at the Applied Business & Entrepreneurship Association International (ABEAI) Conference in Hawaii. 
  15. Mouritsen, M.L. (November, 2009) Teaching e-Business through Service Learning. Presented at the Applied Business & Entrepreneurship Association International (ABEAI) Conference in Hawaii. Received the “Best Paper” Award. 
  16. Mouritsen, M. L. (January, 2009) Project Management. Presented at the Davis Chamber of Commerce Leadership Institute. 
  17. Mouritsen, M. L. (January, 2008) Project Management. Presented at the Davis Chamber of Commerce Leadership Institute. 
  18. Mouritsen, M. L. (October, 2007) Assurance of Learning and Accreditation. Presented as a member of a panel at the Utah Accounting Educators Conference in Sandy, Utah. 
  19. Mouritsen, M. L. (April, 2007) Managing Technology Assets: Do you know where your computers are? Presented at the Northern Utah Area Association of Government Accountants(AGA) annual conference in Park City, Utah. 
  20. Mouritsen, M. L, & Mano, R. M. (January, 2007) Assurance of Learning in a School of Accountancy: A Year of Progress. This presentation won a Best Paper Award at the 2007 Applied Business Research and Teaching & Learning Conference in Oahu, Hawaii. 
  21. Mouritsen, M. L, & Mano, R. M. (February, 2006) An Approach to Assessment in a School of Accountancy: From Big Picture to Progress. Presented at the 13th annual American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS) conference in Las Vegas by Matthew Mouritsen. 
  22. Mano, R. M., Mouritsen, M. L, & Pace, R. (November, 2005) It’s not new. It’s not the rule. It’s the law. This presentation was given at the Applied Business & Entrepreneurship Association International Conference in Hawaii in November 2005 by Ryan Pace. 
  23. Mano, R. M., Mouritsen, M. L., & Handley, B. (October, 2005) P-Cards Create Unnecessary Risks. This presentation was given at the Mt. Plains Conference at Southern Utah University by Ron Mano. 
  24. Mano, R. M., Mouritsen, M. L, & Pace, R. (April, 2005) It’s the law. This presentation was given at the Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters Conference in Orem, Utah by Ryan Pace. 
  25. Mouritsen, M. L. (March, 2005) Technology Asset Management: Tracking Assets to Manage Technology Activities and Costs. Presented at the Salt Lake Area Institute of Management Accountants Lunch Meeting in SLC, Utah. 
  26. Mouritsen, M. L. & Mano, R. M. (December, 2004), Professor Sterling was Correct in 1973: When will we ever learn? Presented at the American Academy of Accounting and Finance Conference in New Orleans, LA. 
  27. Mano, R. M. & Mouritsen, M. L. (October, 2004), Financial Statement Fraud Continues at Global Crossing. Presented at the International Business & Economic Research Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ron Mano presented. 
  28. Mano, R. M. & Mouritsen, M. L. (September, 2004), $24.88 Billion in Income on $719 Million in Revenue at Global Crossing. Presented at the UACPA Lunch Meeting in SLC, Utah. Ron Mano presented. 
  29. Mouritsen, M. L. & Mano, R. M. (April, 2004), Ethics & Professionalism Among Accountants. Presented at the Salt Lake Chapter of the Tax Executives Institute Lunch Meeting in SLC, Utah. 
  30. Mouritsen, M. L. & Mano, R. M. (March, 2004), Current Lessons from the Past: Robert Sterling. Presented at the Salt Lake Area Institute of Management Accountants Lunch Meeting in SLC, Utah. 
  31. Mouritsen, M. L. & Mano, R. M. (February, 2004), Professor Sterling was Correct in 1973: When will we ever learn? Presented at the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. 
  32. Mouritsen, M. L. & Mano, R. M. (January, 2004). The Lack of Applied Ethics and Professionalism Among Accountants: An Historical View. This was a presentation given at the College Teaching & Learning Conference held in Florida in January 2004. 
  33. Mano, R. M. & Mouritsen, M. L. (December, 2003), Bob Sterling Revisited. Presented at the Intermountain Society of Practicing CPAs Lunch Meeting in SLC, Utah. Ron Mano presented. 
  34. Mano, R. M. & Mouritsen, M. L. (April, 2003). Enron & Continental Vending: A Comparison. Presented to the Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters in Ogden, Utah. 
  35. Mano, R. M. & Mouritsen, M. L. (March, 2003). Enron & Continental Vending: A Comparison. This paper was recognized with a Best Paper Award when presented by Ron Mano at the International Applied Business Research Conference in Acapulco, Mexico. Published in May, 2003. 
  36. Mouritsen, M. L. (February, 2003). Technology Asset Management: Tracking Assets to Manage Technology Activities and Costs. This presentation was given to the Institute of Internal Auditors in Salt Lake City on February 12, 2003. 
  37. Mano, R. M., Durkee, D. A, & Mouritsen, M. L. (June, 2002). Truth in Accounting: Don't Let it Die. This paper was presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Business in Honolulu by Ron Mano. 
  38. Mouritsen, M. L. & Mano, R. M. (May, 2002). Managing Technology Assets: Do You know where your computers are? This presentation was given at the Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters Conference in Logan, Utah in May 2002. 
  39. Mano, R. M., Durkee, D. A, & Mouritsen, M. L. (March, 2002). Truth in Accounting: Don't Let it Die. This paper received the Best Paper Award when I presented it at the International Applied Business Research Conference in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico in March 2002. 
  40. Mouritsen, M. L. & Mano, R. M. (February, 2002). The XYZ Affair: (a.k.a. The International Institute of Strategic Business Professionals). This paper was presented at the 9th annual American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS) Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada in February 2002.