Research field

Controlling, Rechnungswesen und Finanzmanagement (CRF)

A forward-looking financial management is indispensable for sustainable economic success. Research in the field of controlling is concerned with the core themes of planning, reporting, cost management, investment assessment and value orientation. In accounting, the focus is on international accounting standards IFRS. Financial management introduces perspectives from sustainability and risk management and explores new trends such as impact investing and crowdfunding. Financial Leadership integrates these areas and highlights behavioral aspects such as dealing with irrationality when it comes to business decisions and the management of employees

Research topics:

• IFRS and capital maintenance
• Controlling and value based management
• Optimal reporting design
• Social & sustainable finance and risk management
• Financial leadership