Call for Papers

14th ACMAR – March 9-10, 2017

(Annual Conference for Management Accounting Research)



The ACMAR takes place at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar, Germany.

In addition to the parallel sessions, our keynote speakers Professor Frank Moers (Maastricht University), Professor Paolo Quattrone (The University of Edinburgh), and a high-ranking practitioner will present insights into current trends in management accounting practice and research.

Registration is open until February 15, 2017 at

The conference fee includes lunch, refreshments, conference materials, and the official dinner:

  • EUR 120 for professors, postdoctoral candidates
  • EUR 80 for PhD students


The 6th ACMAR Doctoral Colloquium will take place on March 8-9, 2017 ahead of the 14th ACMAR.

The colloquium aims provide an opportunity for doctoral students in management accounting to present and discuss their research with an experienced faculty. In addition to the scientific program, the colloquium agenda will provide sufficient opportunity for students to interact informally with other participants and the faculty.

The faculty for the colloquium will include Professor Martin Messner (University of Innsbruck, Professor Frank Moers (Maastricht University), and Professor Utz Schäffer (WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management).

The full program will be conducted in English. For further information please visit

“Innovation: Organisation & Management” will be launched in January 2017 and has now started accepting submissions. The journal will provide a new outlet for those wishing to publish outstanding research on innovation within and across organizations. The editors - Markus Perkmann and Nelson Phillips from Imperial College London - encourage submissions that break new ground theoretically, and address innovation both in conventional as well as unusual places. The journal offers various article types, ranging from standard research articles to concise articles, theory validation articles and essays. For more information, see

The associate editors are: Oliver Alexy, Janet Bercovitz, Lars Frederiksen, Lucy Gilson, Michael Lounsbury and Paul Tracey. The journal is supported by a team of eminent scholars on the editorial board (see and is covered by Thomson Reuters’ Journal Citation Reports.

For the launch issue (start of 2017), IOM will publish a series of pieces on the state of research in specific areas to set the tone for the journal and create initial momentum. The following have agreed to provide pieces for the first issue:, Michael Cusumano & Annabel Gawers, Deborah Dougherty, Raghu Garud, Joel Gehman, Gerry George, Dietmar Harhoff, Phanish Puranam, Henri Schildt, Paul Tracey, Andy Van de Ven, Joel West & Marcel Bogers, Mike Wright.

Submit your research now! The editors welcome proposals for special issues. 

Target Group

We invite excellent students from around the world seeking a career in a leading academic institution to apply for the scholarship and to pursue their doctoral studies in the areas of management accounting, management control, or strategy execution at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management. We focus on theory-driven research using quantitative and/or qualitative empirical methods and are particularly fascinated by the effects of information technology and globalization on the transformation of our field. Students will not only benefit from adequate financial support but also from the stimulating learning and research environment at the Institute of Management Accounting and Control ( The program language is English.

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Premilla D’Cruz (IIM Ahmedabad; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), Ernesto Noronha (IIM Ahmedabad; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and Pamela Lutgen-Sandvik (North Dakota State University; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Thematic Focus of the Special Issue (SI)
Workplace bullying, abuse, and harassment affect 30% to 40% of working adults in the global workforce,

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