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Faculty and Staff Profile

James Kohlmeyer, III

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Office: Sirrine 345
Phone: 864-656-2108

 Educational Background

PhD Accounting
University of South Florida 2001

MBA Finance
Northern Illinois University

BA Accounting
Cedarville College

 Courses Taught

Cost Accounting
Advanced Cost Accounting
Intermediate Accounting
MBA Managerial Accounting
Principles of Financial and Managerial Accounting


James M. Kohlmeyer, III, PhD, joined the School of Accountancy at Clemson University in August 2014. Previously, he was on the faculty at East Carolina University. He earned his Ph.D. in accounting from the University of South Florida (May 2001). Dr. Kohlmeyer has published over 20 articles in quality journals including Accounting, Organizations, and Society, Advances in Accounting, Journal of Accounting Education, Advances in Management Accounting, and Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research. He has received two Best Paper awards for papers presented at conferences. He received the Scholar-Teacher award at East Carolina University in 2009. Dr. Kohlmeyer was also a Research Fellow at East Carolina University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) in the state of Illinois. Prior to his academic career, Dr. Kohlmeyer worked four years with a Fortune 500 company in Chicago.

 Research Interests

Organizational justice, mentoring, trust, and managerial accounting

 Research Publications

(Since 2008)

Kohlmeyer, J. M. III and Samuels, J. A. (accepted). Rebecca’s Coffee and Tea House: A
Strategic Mapping and Balanced Scorecard Case Study. Issues in Accounting Education.

Kohlmeyer, J. M. III, Parker, R. P., and Sincich, T. (accepted). Career-Related Benefits and
Turnover Intentions in Accounting Firms: The Roles of Career Growth Opportunities, Trust in
Superiors, and Organizational Commitment. Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research.

Kohlmeyer, J. M. (2016). Real-life business lessons from a real live business. Upstate Business
Journal, 5, 31, (July 29), 24-25.

Schneider, D. K., and Kohlmeyer, J. M. III. (2015). Stock Buybacks: Is Practice Explained by
Management Theory? Journal of Business and Accounting, 8, 1, (Fall), 64-75.

Kohlmeyer, J. M. III, Seese, L. P. & Sincich T. (2015). “Online Accounting Degrees:
Hiring Perceptions of Accounting Professionals” Advances in Accounting Education, 17, 69-97.

Parker, R. J., Kohlmeyer, J. M. III, Mahenthiran, S., & Sincich T. (2014). “Procedural Justice and Information Sharing during the Budgeting Process” Advances in Management Accounting, 23, 93-112.

Kohlmeyer, J. M. III, Mahernthiran, S., Parker, R. J., & Sincich, T. (2014). Leadership,
Budget Participation, Budgetary Fairness, and Organizational Commitment, Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research, 17, 85-118.

Kohlmeyer, J. M., III, Seese, L. P., & Sincich, T. (2011). On-line versus Traditional Accounting Degree: Perceptions of Public Accounting Professionals, Advances in Accounting Education, 12, 139-165.

Drake, A. R., and Kohlmeyer, J. M., III. (2010). Risk-taking in New Project Selection:
Additive Effects of Bonus Incentives and Past Performance History, Advances in Accounting, 26, 207-220.

Schneider, D., Kohlmeyer, J. M., III, & Tibbs, S. (2009). The Value–Relevance of the
Cumulative Effect Reporting Method: Some Evidence in Support of FAS 154. Journal of Applied Business Research, 25, 5, 49-58.

Kennedy, F. A., Kohlmeyer, J. M., III, & Parker, R.J. (2009). The Roles of Organizational Justice and Trust in a Gain-sharing Control System, Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research, 12, 1-23.

Christian, C., and Kohlmeyer, J. M., III. (2009). U.S. Adoption of International
Accounting Standards: Why Now? Commercial Lending Review, (January-February), 8-13.

Schneider, D., Kohlmeyer, J. M. III, & Rieman, M. (2008). The Earnings Impact of FAS
154: an Analysis by Year, Industry, and Firm Size, Academy of Accounting & Financial Studies Journal, 12(3), 113-129.

Kohlmeyer, J. M., III. (2008). Integrating the Wall Street Journal into AIS Courses.
Journal of College Teaching and Learning, 5(5), 9-15.