Person

FH-Prof. DI Dr. Heimo Losbichler

Financial Planning, budgeting and forecasting, Shareholder Value Management, Financial performance measurement across the supply chain, Strategic Planning

Education

Technische Universität Wien, Dr. techn.
Oct 1991 - Jul 1993
Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Informatik, Dipl.- Ing.
Oct 1985 - Jul 1990
Höhere Technische Bundeslehranstalt Steyr
Sep 1979 - Jul 1984

Professional career & activities

Clarkson University NY, USA, Visiting Professor, Guest lectures
Jan 2002 - dato
International Controller Association, Vice Chairman
Jan 1998 - dato
FH Oberösterreich Studienbetriebs GmbH, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, School of Management in Steyr, Professor for Controlling, Teaching-, research and management-activities
Jan 1996 - dato
Campus02 Graz, University of Applied Sciences Campus02, Graz, Visiting Professor, Guest lectures
Jan 2004 - Dec 2005
University of Applied Sciences Berlin, Visiting Professor, Guest lectures
Jan 2004 - Dec 2005
MCI Innsbruck, University of Applied Sciences MCI Innsbruck, Visiting Professor, Guest lectures
Jan 2003 - Dec 2005
Maculan Holding AG, Wien, Controller, Leiter Konzerncontrolling/Informationsmanagement und Geschäftsführer des Systemhauses BDT GmbH
May 1993 - Jul 1996
Austrian Industries AG, Wien, Controller, Konzerncontrolling/Informationsmanagement
Jun 1990 - Jan 1993

Research interests

  • Financial performance measurement across the supply chain
  • Financial Planning, budgeting and forecasting
  • Strategic Planning
  • Shareholder Value Management
2019
R. Riedl, A. Auinger, C. Ebner, H. Jodlbauer, H. Losbichler, G. Petz, M. Stieninger, M. Überwimmer, G. Wagner - Success through digitization: a management perspective. - Coming Soon - Proceedings - 2019, Linz, Austria, 2019, pp. 13-19 more
2019
H. Losbichler - Cashlow, Investments and Finance in Principles of Financial Management (Contributions to Book: Part/Chapter/Section 3), - Linde Verlag, 2019, pp. 1-392 more
2019
C. Eisl, P. Hofer, H. Losbichler - Priniples of Financial Management, Volume 6, Controlling - Linde Verlag, 2019 more
2019
H. Losbichler, L. Perkhofer, P. Hofer - Reporting 2.0 – Interactive dashboards as a success factor for controlling - Journal for international accounting, Vol. 2019, No. 11, 2019, pp. 491-500 more
2018
H. Losbichler, L. Perkhofer - Using eye tracking to enhance information visualization quality - Proceedings of 13. geodata day Steyr, Steyr, Austria, 2018 more
2018
C. Eisl, L. Perkhofer, P. Hofer, H. Losbichler - Excellent Reporting Design - Haufe Verlag, 2018, pp. 1-104 more
2017
N. Zadrazil, O. Lehner, H. Losbichler - The Crucial Role of Time in M&A Activities: An Inductive Exploration - Journal of Modern Accounting and Auditing, Vol. 9, No. 7, 2017 more
2017
A. Mayr, H. Losbichler, M. Schulmeister - requirements for working in finance, part 1 - CFO today, Vol. 10, No. 2, 2017, pp. 66-72 more
2017
A. Mayr, H. Losbichler, M. Heindl - Tasks, requirements and career perspectives in controlling - Controller Magazine, Vol. 42, No. 5, 2017, pp. 22-25 more
2017
H. Losbichler - Working Capital Financing in Handbook Corporate Finance (Editors: F. Mittendorfer, K. Mittermair) - Linde Verlag, 2017, pp. 28-48 more
2017
L. Falschlunger, O. Lehner, H. Losbichler - Applying Cognitive Fit Theory on Financial Information Visualization: recognizing Cognitive Load - Proceedings of the 16th FRAP Conference, Cambridge, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2017, pp. 1-36 more
2017
H. Losbichler, R. Niedermayr-Kruse - Controller-Mission Statement yesterday and today in Standards in Controlling (Editors: R. Gleich, H. Losbichler, K. Möller, M. Tschandl) - Haufe Verlag, 2017, pp. 31-52 more
2017
H. Losbichler, N. Michels-Kim - Eye Tracking for better reports - Strategic Finance, 2017, pp. 37-42 more
2017
H. Losbichler, L. Falschlunger, C. Eisl - Measuring results instead of postulating dogmen in reporting design in Digitalization of corporate management (Editors: M. Kieninger) - Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag, 2017, pp. 65-89 more
2017
A. Mayr, H. Losbichler, M. Schulmeister - requirements for working in finance - CFO today, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2017, pp. 126-131 more
2016
H. Losbichler - Controlling 4.0: Pattern of Change - Der Controlling-Berater, 2016, pp. 43-60 more
2016
H. Losbichler, C. Eisl, T. Plank - New forms of visualization to the test - Controlling & Management Review, 2016, pp. 46-53 more
2016
H. Losbichler - Time for Change - Controller Magazine, 2016, pp. 8-9 more
2016
L. Falschlunger, C. Eisl, H. Losbichler - Perception optimized reporting based on an extende cognitive fit theory - Conference Proceedings, Luzern, Switzerland, 2016, pp. 33-68 more
2016
R. Niedermayr-Kruse, H. Losbichler - A Guideline for Modern Controller Development - Controlling & Management Review, 2016, pp. 58-63 more
2016
F. Mahmoodi, P. Hofer, H. Losbichler - Influence of Supply Chain Management Initiatives on the Basic Drivers of the European Manufacturers Profitability - Journal of International & Interdisciplinary Business Research, Vol. 3, No. 9, 2016, pp. 84-99 more
2015
H. Losbichler - Management Control with KPIs in Handbook of Business Key Performance Indicators (Editors: H. Losbichler, C. Eisl, C. Engelbrechtsmüller) - Linde Verlag, 2015, pp. 1-7 more
2015
L. Falschlunger, C. Eisl, H. Losbichler, A. Greil - Impression management in annual reports of the largest european companies - Journal of Applied Accounting Research, Vol. 16, No. 3, 2015, pp. 383-399 more
2015
L. Falschlunger, C. Eisl, H. Losbichler, E. Grabmann - Report optimization using visual search strategies - Proceedings of the 6th international conference on information visualization theory and applications, Berlin, Germany, 2015, pp. 1-9 more
2015
L. Falschlunger, O. Lehner, C. Eisl, H. Losbichler - Development of a Data Visualization Model based on Information Processing Theory - Proceedings of the 9th conference for Austrian universities of applied sciences, Hagenberg, Austria, 2015, pp. 1-7 more
2015
L. Falschlunger, O. Lehner, E. Grabmann, H. Losbichler - Deriving a holistic cognitive fit model for an optimal visualization of data for management decisions - Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Partial Least Squares Path Modeling, Sevilla, Spain, 2015, pp. 1-6 more
2015
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler, L. Falschlunger, E. Grabmann, D. Hofer, A. Greil - Information Design of annual reports in germany - Report, FH OÖ Fakultät Steyr, Austria, 2015, pp. 1-56 more
2015
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler, L. Falschlunger - Perception optimized design of information dashboards - CFOaktuell, 2015, pp. 199-203 more
2015
H. Losbichler - Sustainability and shareholder value - a contradiction in Sustainable corporate management (Editors: R. Fellner, A. Mayr, K. Pirklbauer) - Haufe Verlag, 2015, pp. 127-140 more
2015
K. Eiselmayer, R. Gleich, H. Losbichler, R. Niedermayr-Kruse, L. Rieder, M. Schulze, J. Seefried, S. Wickel-Kirsch, P. Thiele - Controller - Competence Model - Haufe Verlag, 2015, pp. 1-256 more
2015
H. Losbichler - KPIs of Value Management in Handbook of Business Key Performance Indicators (Editors: H. Losbichler, C. Eisl, C. Engelbrechtsmüller) - Linde Verlag, 2015, pp. 184-204 more
2015
R. Ottel, H. Losbichler - Four Roles of the CFO dependent on the CEO - CFOactual, 2015, pp. 68-72 more
2015
R. Ottel, H. Losbichler - The Role of Controllers dependent on the CEOs - Controller Magazine, 2015, pp. 4-10 more
2015
H. Losbichler, S. Gänßlen - Performance Measurement in Times of Big Data - Controlling, 2015, pp. 307-312 more
2015
H. Losbichler, C. Eisl, L. Falschlunger, D. Loitz - New Directions in Reporting Design - Business Reporting, 2015, pp. 322-327 more
2015
P. Horvath, U. Michel, S. Gänßlen, H. Losbichler, L. Grünert, J. Weber, K. Steinke, M. Blachfellner, G. Sejdic - Industry 4.0 - Controlling in the Age of Intelligent Networking - Controller Magazine, 2015, pp. 34-40 more
2015
S. Baumann, O. Lehner, H. Losbichler - A push-and-pull factor model for environmental management accounting: a contingency perspective - Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment, Vol. 5, No. 3, 2015, pp. 1-24 more
2014
S. Gänßlen, H. Losbichler, P. Simons, N. Michels-Kim, B. Radtke, M. Schmitz, C. Kölzer, C. Willmes - The Meaning of Business Partnering in Controlling - Controlling & Management Review, 2014, pp. 28-34 more
2014
L. Falschlunger, C. Eisl, H. Losbichler, A. Greil - Using Eye Tracking Technology to Improve Information Perception of Tabular Managerial Information - Proceedings FFH 2014, Kufstein, Austria, 2014, pp. 246-250 more
2014
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler - Information graphics - the ultimate test - Best Practice Reporting Austria 2014, 2014, pp. 34-37 more
2014
H. Losbichler, F. Mahmoodi - Linking supply chain management to shareholder value in Global Logistics (Contributions to Book: Part/Chapter/Section 9), (Editors: D. Waters, S. Rinsler) - Kogan Page, 2014, pp. 138-156 more
2014
J. Austaller, A. Mayr, H. Losbichler - requirements for working in finance - CFOaktuell, 2014, pp. 55-59 more
2014
S. Gänßlen, H. Losbichler - Big Data - a blessing for controlling? - CFOaktuell, 2014, pp. 144-146 more
2014
L. Falschlunger, C. Eisl, H. Losbichler, A. Greil - Impression Management - an empirical investigation of the use of graphs in annual reports in Europe - Proceedings in Finance and Risk Series'14, Oxford, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 2014, pp. 262-287 more
2014
L. Falschlunger, C. Eisl, H. Losbichler, A. Greil - Improving Information Perception of Graphical Displays – an Experimental Study on the Display of Column Graphs - Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference in Central Europe on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision'2014,… more
2014
A. Aschenbrücker, P. Horváth, U. Michel, S. Gänßlen, H. Losbichler, L. Grünert, J. Weber, K. Steinke, M. Blachfellner - Big Data - potential for controllers - Controller Magazine, Vol. 39, No. 6, 2014, pp. 35-42 more
2013
H. Losbichler - Triple-A-Controlling in Controlling Consultant - Complexity (Contributions to Book: Part/Chapter/Section 29), (Editors: R. Gleich) - Haufe Verlag, 2013, pp. 57-76 more
2013
H. Losbichler - New Controller's Mission Statement and the Essence of Controlling - Controller Magazine, Vol. 38, No. 5, 2013, pp. 68-73 more
2013
S. Gänßlen, H. Losbichler, R. Niedermayr-Kruse, L. Rieder, U. Schäffer, J. Weber - The core elements of controlling - ZfCM - Zeitschrift für Controlling & Management, Vol. 57, No. 3, 2013, pp. 56-61 more
2013
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler, L. Falschlunnger - Principles on perception optimized reporting design - financial reports to the test in Financial Reporting 2.0 (Editors: C. Engelbrechtsmüller, H. Kerschbaumer), 2013, pp. 189-204 more
2013
H. Losbichler, R. Niedermayr-Kruse - The new mission statement of the international group of controlling - CFO today, Vol. 7, No. 5, 2013, pp. 167-172 more
2013
H. Losbichler, R. Niedermayr-Kruse - The core elements of controlling - CFO today, Vol. 7, No. 3, 2013, pp. 87-90 more
2013
P. Horvath, U. Michel, S. Gänßlen, H. Losbichler, M. Blachfellner, L. Grünert, M. Remmel, K. Steinke, J. Weber, A. Aschenbrücker - Ahead of Boom and Bust - Make controlling volatility-resistant - Controlling, 2013, pp. 561-568 more
2013
H. Losbichler, M. Otto - Communications of financial markets in Financial Reporting 2.0 (Editors: C. Engelbrechtsmüller, H. Kerschbaumer), 2013, pp. 21-44 more
2013
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler, R. Höfler, P. Hofer - Eye tracking as a key technology in the field of reporting design - Proceedings FFH 2013, Dornbirn, Austria, 2013, pp. 538-545 more
2013
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler, L. Falschlunger, B. Fischer, P. Hofer - Reporting Design - Report, FH OÖ, Austria, 2013, pp. 1-42 more
2013
U. Schäffer, S. Gänßlen, H. Losbichler, L. Rieder - The Essence of Controlling - Journal of Management Control, Vol. 23, No. 4, 2013, pp. 311-317 more
2012
H. Losbichler - Triple A Controlling - Controller Magazine, Vol. 37, No. 5, 2012, pp. 4-9 more
2012
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler, P. Hofer, R. Höfler - Eye Tracking - CFO today, Vol. 6, No. 3, 2012, pp. 109-112 more
2012
C. Eisl, R. Höfler, P. Hofer, H. Losbichler - Fields of expertise, requirements and career opportunities in accounting - Controller Magazine, Vol. 37, No. 2, 2012, pp. 86-89 more
2012
H. Losbichler, F. Mahmoodi - Why Working Capital Should Matter to You - Supply Chain Management Review, Vol. 16, No. 6, 2012, pp. 26-33 more
2012
H. Losbichler - Cashflow, Investment and Financing in Fundamentals of Managerial Finance (Contributions to Book: Part/Chapter/Section 3), (Editors: C. Eisl, H. Losbichler) - Linde Verlag Wien, 2012, pp. 1-390 more
2012
H. Losbichler - The sustainability paradox of shareholder value - ZfCM - Zeitschrift für Controlling & Management, Vol. 56, No. 4, 2012, pp. 266-270 more
2012
C. Eisl, P. Hofer, H. Losbichler - Controlling in Fundamentals of Managerial Finance (Contributions to Book: Part/Chapter/Section 4), (Editors: C. Eisl, H. Losbichler) - Linde Verlag Wien, 2012, pp. 1-239 more
2012
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler, B. Fischer, L. Falschlunger - Reporting Design - RWZ - Zeitschrift für Recht und Rechnungswesen, Vol. 22, No. 11, 2012, pp. 335-342 more
2012
H. Losbichler, P. Hofer, C. Eisl, B. Zauner - An Investigation of ROCE and Its Drivers: Empirical Analysis of European Companies in Modelling Value (Contributions to Book: Part/Chapter/Section 3), (Editors: Herbert Jodlbauer, Jan Olhager, Richard J. Schonberger) - Springer, 2012, pp. 119-148 more
2011
H. Losbichler, P. Hofer, C. Eisl, B. Zauner - Success and Success Factors of Value Based Management: Empirical Analysis of European Manufacturing Companies - Proceedings of the fifth Research Forum of the Austrian University of Applied Sciences, Wien (Favoriten), Austria, 2011, pp. 326-329 more
2011
H. Losbichler, H. Tretter - Expert Interview: Controlling-Trends and -Perspectives of the Heineken Group in Challenge Controlling 2015 (Contributions to Book: Part/Chapter/Section 1), (Editors: R. Gleich, S. Gänßlen, H. Losbichler) - Haufe Verlag, 2011, pp. 13-20 more
2011
H. Losbichler, P. Hofer, C. Eisl, B. Zauner - An Investigation of ROCE and its Drivers: Empirical Analysis of European Companies - Proceedings - 1st International Conference on Value Chain Management Steyr 2011, Steyr, Austria, 2011, pp. 177-202 more
2011
H. Losbichler - Challenge Controlling 2015 in Challenge Controlling 2015 (Editors: R. Gleich, S. Gänßlen, H. Losbichler) - Haufe Verlag, 2011, pp. 1-278 more
2011
H. Losbichler, C. Eisl, P. Hofer, R. Höfler - Fields of expertise, requirements and career opportunities in finance - CFO today, Vol. 5, No. 6, 2011, pp. 205-210 more
2011
C. Eisl, P. Hofer, R. Höfler, H. Losbichler - CRF Study 2011 - FH OÖ, 2011, pp. 1-24 more
2010
H. Losbichler - Cost of Capital in Handbook for Chief Financial Officers (Contributions to Book: Part/Chapter/Section 15), (Editors: C. Engelbrechtsmüller, H. Losbichler) - Linde Verlag Wien, 2010, pp. 229-324 more
2010
G. Atzlinger, H. Losbichler - Rating in times of Crisis - An empirical Study on the Change of Rating Criteria in the Crisis - Proceedings of the FFH 2010, Pinkafeld, Austria, 2010, pp. 223-230 more
2010
H. Losbichler - Working Capital Management in Handbook for Chief Financial Officers (Contributions to Book: Part/Chapter/Section 17), (Editors: C. Engelbrechtsmüller, H. Losbichler) - Linde Verlag Wien, 2010, pp. 365-384 more
2010
H. Losbichler - Strategic Business Process Alignment in Controlling in Health-Care-Organisations (Contributions to Book: Part/Chapter/Section 7), (Editors: E. Hauke, E.Holzer, M. Reich) - Facultas, 2010, pp. 247-260 more
2010
T. Farris, F. Staberhofer, H. Losbichler - Managing the Supply Chain Using the Cash-to-Cash Metric - Managing Supply Chain Performance, Bordeaux, France, 2010, pp. 2-16 more
2010
H. Losbichler, F. Mahmoodi - Metrics for Measuring Supply Chain Performance in The Handbook of Technology Management (Editors: H. Bidgoli) - John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2010, pp. 194-205 more
2010
H. Losbichler, F. Mahmoodi - Creating shareholder value through supply chain management in Global Logistics (Contributions to Book: Part/Chapter/Section 9), (Editors: D. Waters) - Kogan Page, 2010, pp. 143-163 more
2010
H. Losbichler - Value Based Management in Handbook for Chief Financial Officers (Contributions to Book: Part/Chapter/Section 16), (Editors: C. Engelbrechtsmüller, H. Losbichler) - Linde Verlag Wien, 2010, pp. 325-364 more
2010
H. Losbichler, R. Niedermayr-Kruse - "Those who like sailing on a quarry pond, don't need a GPS" - CFOactual, 2010, pp. 208-210 more
2010
H. Losbichler, G. Atzlinger - The Impact of the Financial Crisis on European Companies' Rating Figures - Conference Day 2010, Steyr, Austria, 2010, pp. 271-276 more
2010
H. Jodlbauer, J. Arminger, C. Engelhardt-Nowitzki, J. Hofstadler, J. Kraigher-Krainer, H. Losbichler, S. Wiesinger - Editors of the Conference Proceedings - Proceedings Conference Day 2010, Steyr, Austria, 2010 more
2010
H. Losbichler - Working Capital Management in Turnaround - Navigation in stormy times (Editors: J. Weber, H. Vater, W. Schmidt, H. Reinhard ) - Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, 2010, pp. 51-60 more
2009
H. Losbichler, E. Haidenthaler - Successful Working Capital Management in the Crisis in SWK-Spezial: Entschlossen handeln in Krisenzeiten (Editors: H. Zöchling, B. Klinger, G. Kranebitter) - Linde Verlag Wien, 2009, pp. 74-89 more
2009
H. Losbichler, C. Engelbrechtsmueller - A Critical Review of Working Capital Management - CFOaktuell, 2009, pp. 254-258 more
2009
H. Losbichler - Management in tough times - Foundry Review, 2009, pp. 129-131 more
2009
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler - Budgeting in the (financial-)Crisis: Impacts and Solution-Approaches - CFOaktuell, 2009, pp. 106-109 more
2008
H. Losbichler, F. Mahmoodi, M. Rothböck - Creating Greater Shareholder Value from Supply Chain Initiatives - Supply Chain Forum - An International Journal, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2008, pp. 82-91 more
2008
O. Palmquist, C. Poggel, H. Losbichler, M. Rothböck - Increasing Shareholder Value Through Supply Chain Management – Results of a European Wide Empirical Investigation in logistics - Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Logistics (ISL 2008, Bangkok, Thailand, 2008, pp. 703-710 more
2008
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler - Accounting: Status quo and trends - Der Wirtschaftstreuhänder, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2008, pp. 14-17 more
2008
H. Losbichler, M. Rothböck - The Cash-to-Cash-Cycle as a Driver of SCM - A European Survey - ZfCM - Zeitschrift für Controlling & Management, Vol. 51, No. 11, 2008, pp. 47-57 more
2008
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler, P. Hofer - Introduction to the Basics of Financial Management in Basics of Financial Management (Contributions to Book: Part/Chapter/Section 1), (Editors: C. Eisl, C. Hangl, H. Losbichler, A. Mayr), 2008, pp. 18-35 more
2008
H. Losbichler - Investments and Finance in Basics of Financial Management (Contributions to Book: Part/Chapter/Section 4), (Editors: C. Eisl, C. Hangl, H. Losbichler, A. Mayr), 2008, pp. 456-767 more
2008
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler, P. Hofer - Operational Controlling in Basics of Financial Management (Contributions to Book: Part/Chapter/Section 5), (Editors: C. Eisl, C. Hangl, H. Losbichler, A. Mayr), 2008, pp. 768-918 more
2007
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler - Controlling and accounting in Austrian medium size and large enterprises in Controller-Leitfaden (Contributions to Book: Part/Chapter/Section 9), - WEKA FACHMEDIEN GmbH, 2007, pp. 1-11 more
2007
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler - The rise of controlling - Controller Magazine, Vol. 32, No. 32, 2007, pp. 528-531 more
2007
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler - Financial Management in Austria - Report, FH Oberösterreich Studienbetriebs GmBH, Austria, 2007, pp. 30 more
2007
M. Rothböck, H. Losbichler - The Financial-SCM Connection in The Financial-SCM Connection (Editors: M. Rothböck), 2007, pp. 128-135 more
2007
M. Rothböck, H. Losbichler, G. Mitterrutzner - Supply Chain Controlling in Supply Chain Controlling (Editors: M. Rothböck), 2007, pp. 128-135 more
2007
H. Losbichler - The Department of Finance & Controlling at the UAS Steyr - ZfCM - Zeitschrift für Controlling & Management, Vol. 51, No. 4, 2007, pp. 290-292 more
2007
H. Losbichler, A. Stüger, M. Rothböck - Linking Supply Chain Management and Strategic Planning - logistik management, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2007, pp. 8-19 more
2007
H. Losbichler - Modern Budgeting and Financial Management in Practice - Controller Magazine, Vol. 32, No. 5, 2007, pp. 550 more
2007
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler - Financial Management in Austria: a Survey - CFO today, Vol. 1, No. 3, 2007, pp. 119-122 more
2006
H. Losbichler, M. Rothböck - Creating Shareholder Value through Value-Driven Supply Chain Management in Managing risks in supply chains: how to build reliable collaboration in logistics (Editors: W. Kersten, T. Blecker) - Erich Schmidt Verlag, 2006, pp. 281-295 more
2006
H. Losbichler - Controlling - 30 years into the future - Controller Magazine, 2006, pp. 52-58 more
2001
H. Losbichler - Searching for the critical corporate size in Mergers & Acquisition (Contributions to Book: Part/Chapter/Section 1), (Editors: W. Girkinger, H. Stiegler) - Trauner Verlag Linz, 2001, pp. 1-35 more
2016
A successful exploitation of "big data" in companies and organizations requires the interactive visualization of large information spaces with intuitive interaction techniques. However, many… more