Fields of activities:
|» Other social sciences |
» Business and Management
|» Education (incl. training, pedagogy, didactics) |
Brief description of your activity focus
Social Accounting, Professional Services Firms, Corporate Social Responsibility, Accounting Theory and Practice, Reporting, Education
Details about Expertise / Competences / Technologies
Research interests focus but are not limited to social issues in accounting. They include:
• Interdisciplinary research on the dominant accounting firms (the Big 4), regarding issues of power,
globalization, the historical evolution of the firms, and the scale and scope of their operations both
nationally and internationally.
• Research on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), including the relation between CSR and the
financial performance of companies, the clarification and measurement of Corporate Social Performance
(CSP), the applicability of CSR to non-profit organizations, and the exploration of perceptions relating to
the CSR usefulness.
• Other research interests include:
o research methodology and methods in accounting, with particular emphasis on the use of grounded
o issues related to accounting education
o the history of accounting and of the accounting profession
o the design, implementation and critical evaluation of management accounting systems (e.g.
Activity-Based-Costing, Benchmarking, Balanced Scorecard)
o the implementation and impact of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)