Professor Emeritus Jürgen Weber
Institute of Management Accounting and Control

Professor Emeritus


Research Interests
  • Controllership
  • Organizational Change
Education and Career Progression
Date University Position
1986 – 2021 WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar Director of the Institute of Management Accounting and Control (with Marko Reimer & Utz Schäffer), also Head of the Chair of Management Accounting & Control, Controlling and Logistics, Controlling and Telecommunications, and Management Accounting and Control
1982 – 1986 Friedrich-Alexander-Universität, Erlangen-Nürnberg Assistant Professor at the Chair of Business Administration, especially Accounting and Controlling of Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Männel, Habilitation thesis: „Logistikkostenrechnung“, Second Referee: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Peter Mertens, Venia legendi for Business Administration
1978 – 1981 TU Dortmund University Research Assistant at the Chair of Production Management and Industrial Management of Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Männel, Dissertation: „Rechnungswesen für Studentenwerke“, Second Referee: Prof. Dr. Helmut Brede, summa cum laude
1973 – 1978 Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen Studies in Business Administration, Diploma
Practical Experience
Date University
2006 - 2020 Chairman of the International Controller Association's (ICV) Board of Trustees
2003 - 2020 Chairman of the Jury, Controller Award of the International Controller Association (ICV)
05/2006 - 11/2014 Member of the German Logistics Association's (BVL) Scientific Advisory Committee
2010 - 2015 Member of the Jury, BVL's Science Award for Logistics
since 1995 Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of CTcon GmbH
since 2010 Member of the Advisory Board of the Henkel Center for Consumer Goods
1994 - 2007 Member of the Supervisory Board of Gesundheitszentrums ev. Stift eGmbH, Koblenz (now StiftungsKlinikum Mittelrhein eGmbH)
1998 - 2005 Member of the Supervisory Board of Lufthansa Cargo AG, Frankfurt
2000 - 2003 Member of the Supervisory Board of Microlog Logistics AG, Lorsch
Memberships and further Interests
Academic appointments: Associate Dean Corporate Connections 2015 - 2019
Member of the Senate of WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management since 03/1986
Academic Director of the WHU Bachelor of Science Program from 09/2010 to 01/2015
Chairman of the Doctoral Committee of WHU from 10/1994 to 9/1995
Chairman of the Board of Examiners at WHU from 8/1986 to 12/1988, from 10/1992 to 10/1994 and from 10/1996 to 9/2008
Associate Dean of WHU from 1/1989 to 9/1990, from 10/1993 to 10/1994 and from 5/1999 to 9/2007
Dean of WHU from 10/1990 to 9/1992
Management: Center for Controlling & Management (CCM) (since 2000)
Kühne-Center for Logistics Management (2000 - 2010)
Arthur-Andersen-Center for Accounting and Tax Law (1997 - 2004)
Referee mandates: Management Accounting Review (MAR), Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft (ZfB), among others
Memberships: German Association of University Professors and Lecturers, Schmalenbach-Society, European Accounting Association
Appointment offers: C-4 professorship in Business Administration and Logistics in the department of Law and Social Sciences at the Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz during the winter semester 1989/90 (rejected)
Chair of Business Administration with particular focus on corporate management (emphasis on strategy and controlling) at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration in the spring semester of 1998 (rejected)
C-4 professorship in Business Administration with a focus on accounting and controlling at the TU Darmstadt in the spring semester of 2003 (rejected)
Honorary doctorate: The European Business School International University (EBS) in 2006
Visiting professorships: Visiting professor at Vienna University during summer semester 1990; Subject area: Controlling
Visiting professor at Vienna University during winter semester 1999/2000; Subject area: Controlling

Our contribution to cutting-edge research –
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