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Paul Juras

Professor

Jefferson Vander Wolk Professor of Management, Accounting and Operational Performance
Academic Division: Accounting & Law
781-239-3948

Bio

Paul Juras, a professor of accountancy, is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and holds a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license from NY. He teaches managerial accounting and strategic cost management courses in the full-time MBA program, evening MBA program and the blended-learning MBA program. He has also taught in the undergraduate program. Before joining the Babson Faculty he taught at Wake Forest University, where he was a tenured professor. Prior to pursuing his doctoral studies, he worked for Deloitte Haskins and Sells. Juras has expertise in strategic management accounting. He has published articles in many journals, including the Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, Issues in Accounting Education, The CPA Journal, and Strategic Finance and his current research interests focus on contemporary cost management systems. Currently he is a co-author of a cost management text and is working on a series of cases with a cost management perspective. Juras is member of the IMA Global Board of Directors and recently served as a Regent of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants, the organization responsible for the CMA certification, and as the Chair of the IMA Research Foundation. He has also been active in the American Accounting Association and currently serves as associate editor of the IMA Education Case Journal and on the editorial board for the Journal of Managerial Issues.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D, Syracuse University
  • BBA, Pace University
  • MBA, Pace University

Academic Interests

Activity Based Costing; Strategic Cost Analysis; Management Accounting

Awards & Honors

  • 2015 - R. Lee Brummet Award - Distinguished Award for Educators , Institute of Management Accountants
  • 2014 - Lybrand Gold Medal, IMA

Courses

Degree Courses 2016-2017
  • ACC 7201: MEASURING AND MANAGING STRATEGIC PERFORM
  • ACC 6110: RESOURCE PLANNING AND CONTROL (MANG ACCT
  • ACC 7201: SF MEASURING AND MANAG STRATEGIC PERFORM
Degree Courses 2015-2016
  • ACC 7201: MEASURING AND BOS MANAGING STRAT PERFORM

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Albright, T., Hudgens, B., Juras, P.E., Petty, B. (2015). Jenny’s Cycle Components – Managing a Lean Supply Chain. Strategic Finance, 97(8), 70 - 77.
  • Aldhizer, G.R., Juras, P.E. (2015). Improving the Effectiveness and Efficiency of Healthcare Delivery Systems: Radical Transformation in the Wake of the Affordable Care Act. CPA Journal, The, 85(1), 21 - 28.
  • Albright, T.L., Gerber, C.A., Juras, P.E. (2014). How Naval Aviation uses the Balanced Scorecard. Strategic Finance, 96(10), 21-28.
  • Juras, P.E. (2014). The Why and How of Case Analysis. Strategic Finance, 96(8), 67-70.
  • Canace, T.G., Juras, P.E. (2014). CFO: From Analyst to Catalyst. Strategic Finance, 96(2), 27-33.
  • Albright, T.L., Juras, P.E., Elrod, R. (2013). Starfire’s Dilemma: Capacity at What Cost?. Strategic Finance, 95(8), 55-59.
  • Juras, P.E., Stratton, A., Schreck, S., Moravitz, C., Brenner, R., Frause, N.L. (2009). Planning and Budgeting – Easing the Pain, Maximizing the Gain. Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, 21(1), 65-72.
  • Juras, P.E., Hinson, Y. (2008). Examining the Effect of Board Characteristics on Agency Costs and Selected Performance Measures in Banks. Academy of Banking Studies Journal, 7(1-2), 87-107.
  • Juras, P.E., Hinson, Y. (2008). Leaders vs laggards: A study of the relationship between selected board composition characteristics and selected banking performance measures. Advances in Accounting, Finance, and Economics, 1(1)
  • Juras, P.E. (2008). The Hidden Cost of Outsourcing. Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, 19(6), 7-16.
  • Juras, P.E. (2008). Using Automated Identity and Access Management Controls to Protect Against Insider Attacks. CPA Journal, The, 78(9), 66-71.

Books

  • Blocher, E., Stout, D., Juras, P.E., Cokins, G. (2016). Cost Management: A Strategic Emphasis, 6ed: McGraw Hill link
  • Blocher, E., Stout, D., Juras, P.E., Cokins, G. (2013). Cost Management: A Strategic Emphasis, 6ed: McGraw Hill

Articles

  • Juras, P.E. (2012, ) Controlling Costs of Providing Care Starts with Understanding Those Costs. Special Issue of Babson Insights, pp. 21-22. Wellesley, MA: Babson College

Cases and Teaching Notes

  • Albright, T., Hudgens, B., Juras, P.E., Petty, B. (2016). Kates Cycle Components. 9(2),
  • Nanni, A.J., Juras, P.E. (2015). TenAlpina Tool: Product Line Expansion. The Case Centre Entrepreneurial Leadership Collection, 6.
  • Nanni, A.J., Juras, P.E. (2015). TenAlpina Tool: Product Line Profitability. The Case Centre Entrepreneurial Leadership Collection, 8.
  • Nanni, A.J., Juras, P.E. (2015). TenAlpina Tool: The Entrepreneur’s Dilemma. The Case Centre Entrepreneurial Leadership Collection, 6.
  • Albright, T., Juras, P.E., Elrond, R. (2014). Overland Trucking and Freight: Relevant Costs for Decisions Making. IMA Educational Case Journal, 7(2),
  • Juras, P.E. (2012). Pikesville Lightening: Evaluating Strategic Business Expansion Opportunities. IMA Educational Case Journal, 5(2), Article 3.
  • Juras, P.E., Canace, T. (2011). Cilindro del Sur and United Gas Products: An Application of the Strategic Cost Management Framework. Issues in Accounting Education, 26(2), 321-339.
  • Juras, P.E., Canace, T. (2011). POGS at the Park, POGS at Home: C-ing Business Expansion Opportunities. Strategic Finance, August 201145-51.
  • Juras, P.E., Peacock, E. (2010). Alternative Costing Methods: Precision Paint Shop’s Dilemma. IMA Educational Case Journal, 3(3),
  • Juras, P.E., Stout, D. (2009). Instructional Case: Estimating Non-Linear Cost Functions for Managerial Planning, Control, and Decision-Making. Issues in Accounting Education, 24(2), 195-217.

Presentations

  • Case-Writers Rountable
    Juras, P., Klammer, T. Case-Writers Rountable AAA Management Accounting Section Teaching Case Conference, San Antonio, TX (2016)
  • Know Your Audience: Demonstrating Case Teaching in Undergraduate, Graduate, and Executive Classrooms
    Juras, P., Swain, M. Know Your Audience: Demonstrating Case Teaching in Undergraduate, Graduate, and Executive Classrooms AAA Management Accounting Section Teaching Case Conference, San Antonio, TX (2016)
  • Round table discussion leader on the topic of integrating managerial accounitng and operations management in the classroom
    Juras, P. Round table discussion leader on the topic of integrating managerial accounitng and operations management in the classroom Annual Conference of the Institute of Management Accountants, Las Vegas, Nevada (2016)
  • Career Tracks: Converging on Management Accounting
    Juras, P., Neale, B., Moore, L. Career Tracks: Converging on Management Accounting IMA Student Leadership Conference, Orlando, FL (2015)
  • Round table discussion leader on the topic of online learning tools in the college classroom
    Juras, P. Round table discussion leader on the topic of online learning tools in the college classroom Annual Conference of the Institute of Management Accountants, Los Angeles, CA (2015)
  • Using Case Studies in Your Courses
    Juras, P., Murray, S. Using Case Studies in Your Courses IMA Campus Advocate Webinar Series(2014)
  • Round table discussion leader on the topic of selecting, adapting, and discussing cases in an undergraduate classroom
    Juras, P. Round table discussion leader on the topic of selecting, adapting, and discussing cases in an undergraduate classroom Annual Conference of the Institute of Management Accountants, Minneapolis, MN (2014)
  • An Introduction to Case Study Analysis
    Juras, P. An Introduction to Case Study Analysis IMA Student Leadership Conference, Charlotte NC (2013)
  • Teaching Strategic Cost Management
    Juras, P. Teaching Strategic Cost Management Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association(2013)
  • Activity-Based Costing (ABC) - Measuring the Vital Signs of a Retinal Practice
    Nelson, M., Juras, P. Activity-Based Costing (ABC) - Measuring the Vital Signs of a Retinal Practice Annual Meeting of the American Society of Retina Specialists, Toronto, ON (2013)
  • Case Writing 101 - How to Write and Use an Effective Teaching Case
    Juras, P., West, T., Wagner, D. Case Writing 101 - How to Write and Use an Effective Teaching Case Annual Conference of the Institute of Management Accountants, New Orleans, LA (2013)
  • Increase Your Publishing Opportunities
    Williams, K., Gerrone, M., Juras, P. Increase Your Publishing Opportunities Annual Conference of the Institute of Management Accountants, New Orleans, LA (2013)
  • Teaching Strategic Cost Management
    Juras, P., Blocher, E. Teaching Strategic Cost Management Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association(2012)
  • Teaching Strategic Cost Management
    Juras, P., Blocher, E. Teaching Strategic Cost Management Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association(2011)
  • Instructional Case: Estimating Non-Linear Cost Functions for Managerial Planning, Control, and Decision-Making
    Juras, P., Stout, D. Instructional Case: Estimating Non-Linear Cost Functions for Managerial Planning, Control, and Decision-Making Mid-year research meeting of the Management Accounting section of theAmerican Accounting Association(2008)

Professional Services

  • Other
    Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMA) (2016)
  • Editor, Associate Editor
    IMA Educational Case Journal (2007)
  • Board Member
    Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) (2012)

Service

  • Butlet Venture Accelerator Advisor
    (2016)