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S. Mark Young

  • George Bozanic and Holman G. Hurt Chair in Sports and Entertainment Business
  • Professor of Accounting

S. Mark Young studies management control system design in entertainment. He has published in JAR, TAR and JMAR. His book, The Mirror Effect: How Celebrity Narcissism is Seducing America, is a New York Times Best Seller. He has received the Lifetime Achievement Award in Management Accounting, the Notable Contributions to the Accounting Literature Award, and the Notable Contributions to the Management Accounting Literature Award (three times). He is the Official Historian of the USC Men’s Tennis Team and author of, Trojan Tennis: A History of the Storied Men’s Tennis Program at the University of Southern California. Young is also a distinguished fellow of the Center for Excellence in Teaching.

S. Mark Young

Areas of Expertise

Activity Based Costing (ABC)
Management Fraud and Control
Personnel Control Issues


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