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Thomas Albright, CPA
Professor of Accounting
Graduate School of Business and Public Policy
Monterey, CA 93943
Phone: 831-656-7793
Email: tlalbrig (at) nps.edu
EDUCATION:
Ph.D. - The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1990
Accounting (Support Area: Statistics)
MBA - California State University, Stanislaus, Turlock, California, 1982
Graduate Honors: MBA With Distinction
BFA - University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1977
NPS EXPERIENCE:
  • Naval Postgraduate School - Professor of Accounting (August 2012 - present)
OTHER EXPERIENCE:
  • The University of Alabama - Professor of Accounting (August 2002 - August 2012)
  • Tulane Executive MBA (Summer 2009)
  • The University of Alabama - Associate Professor of Accounting (August 1995 - August 2002)
  • The University of Alabama - Assistant Professor of Accounting (August 1990 - August 1995)
AWARDS:
  • Naval Postgraduate School, Graduate School of Business and Public Policy
    • Louis D. Liskin Award for Teaching Excellence - 2014
  • University of Alabama- National Alumni Association
    • Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Award-(Four awards presented annually at the University level) 2005
  • MBA
    • MBA Faculty Excellence Award/Professor of the year - 2012
    • MBA Faculty Excellence Award/Professor of the year - 2009
    • MBA Faculty Excellence Award/Professor of the year - 2008
    • MBA Faculty Excellence Award/Professor of the year - 2005
    • MBA Faculty Excellence Award/Professor of the year - 2004
    • MBA Faculty Excellence Award/Professor of the year - 2001
    • MBA Faculty Excellence Award/Professor of the year - 2000
    • MBA Faculty Excellence Award/Professor of the year - 1999
    • MBA Faculty Excellence Award/Professor of the year - 1991
  • Executive MBA
    • Executive MBA James Cashman Faculty Award - 2013
    • Executive MBA Faculty Excellence Award/Professor of the year - 2012
    • Executive MBA Faculty Excellence Award/Professor of the year - 2011
    • Executive MBA Faculty Excellence Award/Professor of the year - 2010
    • Executive MBA Faculty Excellence Award/Professor of the year - 2009
    • Executive MBA Faculty Excellence Award/Professor of the year - 2003
    • Executive MBA Faculty Excellence Award/Professor of the year - 1993
    • Executive MBA Faculty Excellence Award/Professor of the year - 1992
  • Beta Alpha Psi Outstanding Faculty Support Award - April 1992
  • Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Beta Alpha Psi
  • J Reese Phifer Faculty Fellow. Presented by the University of Alabama Board of Trustees, October 1997.
  • 1993 Certificate of Merit for the article, "What are the Costs of Variability?" Institute of Management Accountants.
  • Third Place Honors in the International Case Competition, University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. 1994.
BOARDS/MEMBERSHIPS:
  • AD HOC REVIEWER
    • Behavioral Research in Accounting (BRIA)
    • Accounting Horizons
    • Journal of Information Systems
    • Canadian Accounting Perspectives
    • Accounting, Auditing, and Accountability Journal (AAAJ)
  • EDITORIAL BOARDS
    • IMA Educational Case Journal
    • Advances in Management Accounting
    • The Journal of Managerial Issues
    • Cases from Managerial Accounting Practice
  • SERVICE
    • Conference Co-Director 2004. AAA Management Accounting Section Mid-year conference, Miami, Florida.
    • Conference Co-Director 2003. AAA Management Accounting Section Mid-year conference, San Diego, California.
    • Conference Director - 1994 AAA Management Accounting Section: Teaching Japanese Cost Management Techniques, Boston MA.
    • Southeast Regional Director - Management Accounting Section - American Accounting Association. 1996-2004
    • AAA Management Accounting Section Executive Board
    • Chairperson, University of Alabama MBA Committee
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS: (View an extended list)
  • Albright, Tom, C. Burgess, S. Davis. 2011. The Balanced Scorecard and 21st Century Thoughts on Motivation. Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance 73-80.
  • Davis, S, T. Albright, and M. McCoskey. 2011. Establishing a Transfer Price for an Intermediate Product - A Case Study from a Multinational Enterprise. Cost Management 16-22.
  • Albright, Tom, C. Burgess, A. Hibbets, M. Roberts. 2010. How to Transition from Assessing Performance to Enhancing Performance with Balanced Scorecard Goal Action Plans. Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance 69-74.
  • Albright, Tom, C. Burgess, A. Hibbets, M. Roberts. 2010. Four Steps to Simplify Multi-Measure Performance Evaluations using the Balanced Scorecard. Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance 63 - 68.
  • Johnson, Diane, S. Davis, and T. Albright. 2009. Examining the Relationship between Employee Attitudes and a Firm’s Financial Performance: A Theoretical Framework and Causal Investigation. The Journal of Managerial Issues 367-382.



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