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Isabella Grabner

Univ.Prof. Dr.rer.soc.oec. Isabella Grabner
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Affiliation

CV

since 2018
Professer of Management Control and Strategy Implementation
since 2015
Research Fellow at the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market, ROA
2015-2018
Visiting Professor WU Vienna
2014-2018
Associate Professor at the Department of Accounting and Information Management, Maastricht University
since 2014
Research Fellow of the Graduate School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University
since 2013
Visiting Associate Professor at University of Luxembourg
2011-2014
Assistant Professor at the Department of Accounting and Information Management, Maastricht University
2010-2011
Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Department of Accounting and Information Management, Maastricht University

Researcher Identifier

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Awards and Honors

2017
Best Reviewer Award, Journal of Management Accounting Research
2016
Best Early Career Researcher in Management Accounting, AAA Management Accounting Section
2014
Excellent Young Scholar Award, Maastricht University
2012
Outstanding Paper Award, Management Accounting Section Midyear meeting
2010
Erste Bank Award for Central European Research
Rudolf Sallinger Dissertation Award

Classifications

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Expertise

  • Incentive design and employee motivation
  • Management Control
  • Control of creativity-dependent settings

Activities

Membership in scientific association
  since 2017 Maastricht University - Member of the Advisory Council for Diversity and Inclusivity chaired by the rector
  2017-2019 AAA Management Accounting Section - Member of the Strategic Advisory Board
  2016-2017 Maastricht University - Member of the Task Force Diversity and Inclusivity
  2015 American Accounting Association (AAA) - Member of the Doctoral Dissertation Award Committee
  since 2009 American Accounting Association (AAA) - Member
Member of the editorial board
  since 2016 Journal of Management Accounting Research
  since 2015 Accounting, Organizations and Society
Organization scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  2018 Accounting, Organizations and Society Special Issue on Managing Control as System or Package - Conference Editor
  2016 European Accounting Association - Member or the organizing committee of the 39th Annual Congress
  2015 Dutch Accounting Research Conference (DARC) - Initiator and Co-Organizer
Attendance scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  2018 UIC Accounting Conference
  2018 Global Management Accounting Research Symposium - Paper Presentation
  2018 European Accounting Association Annual Conference - Paper Presentation
  2018 Emerging Scholar in Management Accounting Conference - Paper Presentation
  2018 AAA Management Accounting Section Midyear Meeting - Paper Presentation
  2017-2018 Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Research Symposium - Paper Presentation, Panel Discussion
  2016 Global Management Accounting Research Symposium - Paper Presentation
  2016 European Accounting Association Annual Conference - Paper Presentation
  2016 Emerging Scholar in Management Accounting Conference - Paper Presentation
  2016 Conference on New Directions in Management Accounting - Paper Presentation
  2016 American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Conference - Paper Presentation
  2015 Global Management Accounting Research Symposium - Paper Presentation
  2015-2017 Dutch Accounting Research Conference (DARC) - Paper Presentation
  2014-2017 INSEAD Accounting Symposium
  2014 Conference on New Directions in Management Accounting - Paper Presentation
  2013 Global Management Accounting Research Symposium - Paper Presentation
  2013 Accounting, Organizations and Society Conference on "Management Accounting in the Field" - Paper Presentation
  2012 Global Management Accounting Research Symposium - Paper Presentation
  2012 Conference on New Directions in Management Accounting - Paper Presentation
  2012-2016 AAA Management Accounting Section Midyear Meeting - Paper Presentation
  2011-2018 Empirical Research in Management Accounting and Control - Coach
  2011 Accounting, Organizations and Society Conference on "Debating the Link between Creativity and Control" - Paper Presentation
  2010 European Accounting Association Annual Conference - Paper Presentation
  2010 American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Conference - Paper Presentation
  2010 Academy of Management Annual Meeting - Paper Presentation
  2010 7th Conference on New Directionsin Management Accounting - Paper Presentation
  2009 European Accounting Association Annual Conference - Paper Presentation
  2009 American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Conference - Paper Presentation

Publications

Journal article

2018 Grabner, Isabella, Speckbacher, Gerhard. 2018. Kreativität managen. Controlling & Management Review (früher: Zeitschrift für Controlling und Management ZfCM). 62 (6), 38-41. (Details)
  Grabner, Isabella, Posch, Arthur, Wabnegg, Markus. 2018. Materializing Innovation Capability: A Management Control Perspective. Journal of Management Accounting Research. 30 (2), 163-185. (Details)
  Feichter, Christoph, Grabner, Isabella, Moers, Frank. 2018. Target setting in multi-divisional firms: State of the art and avenues for future research. Journal of Management Accounting Research. 30 (3), 29-54. (Details)
  Feichter, Christoph, Grabner, Isabella, Moers, Frank. 2018. Target Setting in Multi-divisional Firms: State of the Art and Avenues for Future Research. Journal of Management Accounting Research. 30 (3), 29-54. (Details)
2017 Grabner, Isabella, Künneke, Judith K., Moers, Frank. 2017. FAR Research Project: The loss of talent: a threat for audit quality? MAB Maandblad voor Accountancy en Bedrijfseconomie. 91 (9/10), 268-271. (Details)
2016 Speckbacher, Gerhard, Grabner, Isabella. 2016. The cost of creativity: A control perspective. Accounting, Organizations and Society. 48 (1), 31-42. (Details)
2014 Grabner, Isabella. 2014. Incentive System Design in Creativity-Dependent Firms. Accounting Review. 89 (5), 1729-1750. (Details)
2013 Grabner, Isabella, Moers, Frank. 2013. Management control as a system or a package? Conceptual and empirical issues. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 38, (6-7), 407-419. (Details)
  Grabner, Isabella, Moers, Frank. 2013. Managers' Choices of Performance Measures in Promotion Decisions: An Analysis of Alternative Job Assignments. Journal of Accounting Research, 51, (5), 1187-1220. (Details)
2010 Grabner, Isabella, Speckbacher, Gerhard. 2010. How to Control Creative Work: The Role of Intrinsic Motivation and Task Programmability in Control System Design. Academy of Management Proceedings, 2010, (1) (Details)
2007 Speckbacher, Gerhard, Grabner, Isabella, Offenberger, Pia. 2007. Grenzen der Marktorientierung von Nonprofit-Organisationen aus ökonomischer Sicht. Die Unternehmung 61 (4): 335-340. (Details)

Chapter in edited volume

2009 Feichter, Andreas, Grabner, Isabella, Wentges, Paul. 2009. Gestaltung von Anreizsystemen: Eine Bestandsaufnahme österreichischer Großunternehmen. In: Jahrbuch für Controlling und Rechnungswesen 2009, Hrsg. o. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Gerhard Seicht, 485-506. Wien: LexisNexis. (Details)

Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

2018 Speckbacher, Gerhard, Grabner, Isabella, Klein, Aleksandra. 2018. Managing the Trade-off between Delegation and Task Interdependence in Creative Teams. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Chicago, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 10.08.-14.08. (Details)
2017 Grabner, Isabella, Posch, Arthur, Wabnegg, Markus. 2017. Materializing Innovation Capability: A Management Control Perspective. 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, Vereinigte Staaten/USA, 04.08.-08.08. (Details)

Dissertation

2009 Grabner, Isabella. 2009. Creativity and Control: Conflicting Objectives? Dissertation, Institute for Strategic Management and Management Control. (Details)

Miscellaneous

2018 Grabner, Isabella, Renders, Annelies, Yang, Lu. 2018. The Complementarity between CSR Disclosures and the Use of CSR-Based Performance Measures in CEO Annual Incentive Contracts. (Details)

Projects

2007
Motivation and Management Control (2007-2007) (Details)
TMI VI - Top Manager Index and headquarter-subsidiary relationships (Details)
Value creation and control of private equity owned companies (Details)
2005
Balanced Scorecard Implementation (2005-2006) (Details)
TMI V - Top Manager Index and Complexity Management (2005-2006) (Details)