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conference Researching Management Accounting and Control: Reflections on its impact and implications for the future

8-9 June 2017, Groningen, The Netherlands

organized by the Department of Accounting, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen, in cooperation with Management Control Association (MCA)

sponsored by CIMA, KNAW, MCA, research school SOM University of Groningen

venue: Het Kasteel, Melkweg 1, 9718 EP Groningen

see for the location the following link: find Het Kasteel with Google Maps

programme Thursday 8th June 2017


registration opens, start of the conference; coffee/tea

Room Congreszaal


Welcome address by Herman de Jong (dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Groningen),Elaine Harris (Management Control Association) and Paula van Veen-Dirks (head of the Accounting Department,)


Plenary speaker Cristiano Busco

presentation and discussion



Parallel sessions

room : Congreszaal

room : 1.04

room : 1.12

chair: Bob Scapens

chair: Kristina Linke

chair: Reinald Minnaar


SungHwan Chai, Analysing sociomaterial imbrication: Big data in hotel’s service performance measurement and management

Discussant: Elaine Harris

O.K. Akinniyi, I.O. Anaso & I. Bishara, Mediating power of MACS on the relationship between organisational culture and employee behaviour of deposit money banks in Maiduguri

Discussant: David Otley

Brendan Clerkin & Martin Quinn, Management accounting at international development NGOs: Some theoretical beginnings

Discusssant: Reinald Minnaar


Terhi Chakhovich & Oana Apostol, Objectivity or different levels of subjectivity: A sociomaterial study on the measurement of the quality of the indoor air

Discussant: SungHwan Chai

Andrea Bellissario, Sandra Tillema, Martijn van der Steen & Andrea Appolloni, Making strategy practical through organizational learning: Interactive controls as encoded knowledge

Discussant: Klaus Derfuss

Pieter Jansen, Using management accounting to shape long-term values

Discussant: Lucia Bellora-Bienengräber


Paula van Veen-Dirks & Jeltje van der Meer-Kooistra, The governance of project-based outsouring relationships: extending the time and scope perspectives

Discussant: Fredrik Nilsson

Monica Franco-Santos, David Otley & Pilar Rivera-Torres, Performance management practices: A current choice or a consequence of the past

Discussant: Anna-Karin Stockenstrand

David Tylor, Robyn King & David Smith, Management control system, heterarchy and innovation: A case study of a start-up company

Discussant: Mohammed Hassan Albergley


coffee/tea break


Plenary speaker Wim van der Stede

presentation (teleconference)

Parallel sessions

room : Congreszaal

room : 1.04

room : 1.12

chair: Henk von Eije

chair: Hanno Roberts

chair: Sophie Maussen


Mohammed Hassan Albergley & H. Yazdifar, Balanced Scorecard implementation and environmental uncertainty: the contingent fit and financial performance effectiveness – A case study in Libya

Discussant: Cristiano Busco

Michelle Carr, Barbara Flood & Bernard Pierce, A ‘package’ of management control practices: An exploratory analysis during an economic and fiscal crisis

Discussant: Michael Grant

Francesco Chiaravalloti, How organization studies can contribute to a more refined taxonomy of accountability forms for the study of the impact of public management reforms on public and publicly funded organizations

Discussant: Ivo de Loo


Ricardo Malague o, Ernesto Lopez-Valeiras & Jacobo Gomez-Conde, Balanced Scorecard in small and medium-sized enterprises

Discussant: Martijn van der Steen

Robert W. Scapens, Anna-Karin Stockenstrand, Logics and liminality: Understanding post crisis reporting requirements in a well-functioning bank

Discussant: Basil Tucker

Asako Kimura, Stephen Jollands & Michiyasu Nakajima, The multiple effects of calculative devices: From management control to management controlling

Discussant: Sandra Tillema


Plenary speaker John Burns

presentation and discussion


conference dinner

venue: restaurant De Pauw, Gelkingestraat 52, 9711 NE Groningen

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