William F. Bentz

Emeritus Professor of Accounting & MIS

e-mail: bentz.1@osu.edu







  • PhD, The Ohio State University
  • MAcc, The Ohio State University
  • BA, University of Cincinnati

Areas of Expertise

  • Cost Management
  • Activity-based Costing
  • Activity-based Management
  • Profitability Analysis and Control


Professor Bentz’s research emphasis was on financial decision models and their related information needs, specifically strategic cost management and activity-based costing methods. His research has been published in leading journals such as The Accounting Review, Decision Sciences and Issues in Accounting Education. Dr. Bentz was active in the Management Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association, the Institute of Management Accountants and Financial Executives International. He taught courses in planning and control systems for management, as well as courses in financial accounting.

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