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Donnerstag, 15. August 2019

#1 in Europe: WHU’s doctoral program in management accounting

For the third year in a row, the doctoral program of WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management in the area of management accounting has been ranked No. 1 in Europe. On a global scale, the program...

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Donnerstag, 15. August 2019

Victor van Pelt appointed Assistant Professor

The IMC is pleased to announce that Victor van Pelt has been appointed Assistant Professor of Management Accounting and Control at our Institute from 15 August 2019. Victor van Pelt obtained his...

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Dienstag, 25. Juni 2019

Management accountants can learn from musicians!

Imagine Mozart, Beethoven, Gershwin, and Bach all used different notation systems: Would they understand each other? Could the musicians quickly interpret the music? A situation that seems...

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Donnerstag, 13. Juni 2019

Serena Loftus discusses impact of pay ratio disclosures at the IMC

What are the consequences of a manager accepting responsibility versus blaming other firm employees for the firm’s poor performance? And how do investors react to this? Serena Loftus, Assistant...

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Dienstag, 28. Mai 2019

Business partnering in a digital age

Business ecosystems are transforming technologies such as Robotic Process Automation, Blockchain or Artificial Intelligence. But behind these technologies, there are still human beings fitted with...

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Dienstag, 30. April 2019

IMC researchers receive CIMA grant

Assistant Professor Lukas Löhlein, IMC Director Professor Utz Schäffer, and their co-author Leona Wiegmann have received a grant from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). CIMA...

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Freitag, 22. März 2019

Berend van der Kolk speaks at WHU Research Seminar

Berend van der Kolk, Assistant Professor in Management Control and Business Ethics at the IE University Madrid, discussed the role of dynamics and tension in management control systems with members...

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Sonntag, 17. März 2019

Homecoming: More than 120 alumni and active members of the IMC celebrate at WHU

It was a fantastic reunion: More than 120 alumni and active members of WHU's Institute of Management Accounting and Control met in the historic vaulted cellar in Vallendar on March 15 to celebrate...

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Freitag, 08. März 2019

16th Annual Conference for Management Accounting Research (ACMAR) at WHU

“Sweet 16: We are slowly getting out of puberty – not fully grown up yet, but we are on our way.” Utz Schäffer, director of the Institute of Management Accounting and Control (IMC), was extremely...

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Donnerstag, 07. März 2019

8th ACMAR Doctoral Colloquium

Young researchers take advantage of the opportunities arising in management accounting research

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