Person

FH-Prof. DI Dr. Heimo Losbichler

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

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 2004
University of Applied Sciences Berlin, Visiting Professor, Guest lectures
Jan 2004 - Dec 2004
MCI Innsbruck, University of Applied Sciences MCI Innsbruck, Visiting Professor, Guest lectures
Jan 2003 - Dec 2004
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
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
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
H. Losbichler, N. Michels-Kim - Eye Tracking for better reports - Strategic Finance, 2017, pp. 37-42 more
2017
H. Losbichler - Working Capital Financing in Handbook Corporate Finance (Editors: F. Mittendorfer, K. Mittermair) - Linde Verlag, 2017, pp. 28-48 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
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
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
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
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 - CFO today, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2017, pp. 126-131 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 - Controlling 4.0: Pattern of Change - Der Controlling-Berater, 2016, pp. 43-60 more
2016
R. Niedermayr-Kruse, H. Losbichler - A Guideline for Modern Controller Development - Controlling & Management Review, 2016, pp. 58-63 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
H. Losbichler - Time for Change - Controller Magazine, 2016, pp. 8-9 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 - Cashlow, Investments and Finance in Fundamentals of Financial Management (Contributions to Book: Part/Chapter/Section 3), (Editors: C. Eisl, H. Losbichler) - Linde Verlag, 2015, pp. 1-392 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
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
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
C. Eisl, P. Hofer, H. Losbichler - Controlling in Fundamentals of Financial Management (Contributions to Book: Part/Chapter/Section 4), (Editors: C. Eisl, H. Losbichler) - Linde Verlag, 2015, pp. 1-240 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
S. Gänßlen, H. Losbichler - Big Data - a blessing for controlling? - CFOaktuell, 2014, pp. 144-146 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
H. Losbichler, M. Otto - Communications of financial markets in Financial Reporting 2.0 (Editors: C. Engelbrechtsmüller, H. Kerschbaumer), 2013, pp. 21-44 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
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler, L. Falschlunger, B. Fischer, P. Hofer - Reporting Design - Report, FH OÖ, Austria, 2013, pp. 1-42 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
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
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 core elements of controlling - CFO today, Vol. 7, No. 3, 2013, pp. 87-90 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
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 - Triple-A-Controlling in Controlling Consultant - Complexity (Contributions to Book: Part/Chapter/Section 29), (Editors: R. Gleich) - Haufe Verlag, 2013, pp. 57-76 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
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
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
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
H. Losbichler - The sustainability paradox of shareholder value - ZfCM - Zeitschrift für Controlling & Management, Vol. 56, No. 4, 2012, pp. 266-270 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 - Triple A Controlling - Controller Magazine, Vol. 37, No. 5, 2012, pp. 4-9 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
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler, P. Hofer, R. Höfler - Eye Tracking - CFO today, Vol. 6, No. 3, 2012, pp. 109-112 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, 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, 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, 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 - 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
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, G. Atzlinger - The Impact of the Financial Crisis on European Companies' Rating Figures - Conference Day 2010, Steyr, Austria, 2010, pp. 271-276 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, 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, 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 - 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
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
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 - 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
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
2009
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler - Budgeting in the (financial-)Crisis: Impacts and Solution-Approaches - CFOaktuell, 2009, pp. 106-109 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
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
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
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
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
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
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler - Accounting: Status quo and trends - Der Wirtschaftstreuhänder, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2008, pp. 14-17 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
2007
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler - Financial Management in Austria: a Survey - CFO today, Vol. 1, No. 3, 2007, pp. 119-122 more
2007
M. Rothböck, H. Losbichler - The Financial-SCM Connection in The Financial-SCM Connection (Editors: M. Rothböck), 2007, pp. 128-135 more
2007
H. Losbichler - Modern Budgeting and Financial Management in Practice - Controller Magazine, Vol. 32, No. 5, 2007, pp. 550 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
M. Rothböck, H. Losbichler, G. Mitterrutzner - Supply Chain Controlling in Supply Chain Controlling (Editors: M. Rothböck), 2007, pp. 128-135 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 - Financial Management in Austria - Report, FH Oberösterreich Studienbetriebs GmBH, Austria, 2007, pp. 30 more
2007
C. Eisl, H. Losbichler - The rise of controlling - Controller Magazine, Vol. 32, No. 32, 2007, pp. 528-531 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
2006
H. Losbichler - Controlling - 30 years into the future - Controller Magazine, 2006, pp. 52-58 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
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