Ernest W. & Robert W. Schaberg Endowed Chair in Accounting, Michigan State University (MSU)
Ranjani's research focuses on issues related to managerial accounting, cost behavior, and performance measurement. Her research also examines health cost, health quality, and health policy.
Research has been published in journals such as:
Academy of Management Journal
Behavioral Research in Accounting
Contemporary Accounting Research
Information Systems Research
Journal of Accounting and Economics
Journal of Accounting Research
Journal of Health Economics
Journal of Management Accounting Research
Management Accounting Research
Strategic Management Journal
The Accounting Review
She was the editor of The Accounting Review (2008-2011).
She was the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Management Accounting Research (2012-2015).
She is currently the editor of Accounting, Organizations and Society (2016-), and Management Science (2016-).
Awards and Honours
Best Paper Award of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 2015.
Best Paper Award of the Journal of Management Accounting Research, 2013.
Management Accounting Section’s Greatest Impact on Practice Award, 2012.
Notable Contribution to the Accounting Research Award from the American Accounting Association, 2006.
Notable Contribution to the Management Accounting Literature Award, 2005.
McLaughlin Prize for Research in Accounting Ethics, 1999.
She has won MSU’s Beal Distinguished University Professor Award, nine college and university-level teaching awards, and was featured as one of the country’s top-10 Executive MBA professors in the Poets and Quants Periodical.