Eric E. Spires

Professor Spires has undergraduate degrees from Eastern Kentucky University in Accounting and Music Theory. He was employed on the audit staff of Touche Ross & Co. for approximately four years.

Professor Spires's research interests involve decision making, both in accounting and auditing contexts and more generally. His articles have appeared in The Accounting Review, the Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting, Multivariate Behavioral Research, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and other journals.

Areas of Expertise

  • Auditor Judgment and Decision Making 

Education

  • PhD, University of Illinois
  • AB, Eastern Kentucky University
  • BBA, Eastern Kentucky University
AMIS 4500 - Auditing Principles and Procedures

Basic concepts and standards of auditing; audit procedures and working papers, internal and external audit reports; professional responsibilities of auditors.

AMIS 5500H - Honors Auditing Principles and Procedures

Basic concepts and standards of auditing; audit procedures and working papers, internal and external audit reports.

AMIS 7500 - Auditing Principles and Procedures

Basic theory and practice of auditing.

AMIS 7510 - Assurance Services and Information Quality

Examination of the role of assurance services in enhancing the quaity of information used for financial decision making, focusing on the perspective of the decision maker.

AMIS 7530 - Fraud Examination: Fraudulent Financial Reporting

Students will learn to detect fraud by studying fraudulent financial reporting (intentional misstatements or omissions in financial statements), with emphasis on detection techniques.

Books and Monographs

  • Spires, Eric, Thomas burns, Edward Coffman and Daniel Jensen. “Study Guide.” Advanced Accounting. 3 ed. Random House Publishing. 1994.

Articles and Book Chapters

Contact

  • E-mail
    spires.1@osu.edu

    Phone
    (614) 292-4422

    Fax
    (614) 292-2118

    Department of Accounting & MIS
    Fisher College of Business
    The Ohio State University
    414 Fisher Hall
    2100 Neil Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43210

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