Publications and Research Resources
In addition to our award-winning publications, IMA provides members with extensive research resources.
The resources below are available exclusively to IMA Student and Academic members.
Strategic Finance Magazine
IMA's flagship publication is an award-winning monthly magazine that provides the latest information about practices and trends in finance, accounting, and information management. A subscription to Strategic Finance is included in member dues.
IMA regularly sponsors in-depth research studies relevant to our members’ business activities. Recent studies have addressed topics such as cost management methodologies in China, the relationship between internal controls and restatements, and strategic business partner research.
IMA’s Research Foundation provides grants for research on critical issues. IRF has funded more than 250 studies on best practices, enterprise improvement, ethics, and other topics—study findings are made available via IMA publications and resources.
Statements on Management Accounting
Our periodic Statements on Management Accounting (SMAs) are leading-edge, practice-based monographs on critical issues that affect the profession. SMAs cover a broad range of topics, including: Leadership Strategies, Cost Management, Ethics, Business Performance, Technology Enablement, and Enterprise Risk Management.
The Research & Information Manager of the McLeod Information Center can help members obtain copies of articles from IMA publications and outside periodicals, conduct Internet research, and compile targeted bibliographies.
Ethics Center and Helpline
IMA’s Statement of Ethical Professional Practice and confidential Ethics Helpline offer guidance to all professionals with an ethical issue.