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About us

We are a young and committed team headed by Prof. Dr. Thorsten Knauer. The focus of our research work lies in the areas of value-oriented controlling with a special focus on performance management, corporate planning as well as M&A. We combine scientific research with a strong practical orientation and publish in the leading journals in the field of accounting and controlling.

Journal Controlling
Bachelor Thesis
Doctoral Studies
Master Thesis
Report/Crediting
Förderprogramm - RUB ConNeCT

Team

Prof. Dr. Thorsten Knauer
Chair of the department
Dr. Sandra Winkelmann
Academic council
Dipl.-Geol. Anja Prager
Employee in technology and administration
Julia Eichholz
Scientific assistant
Tom Gubini
Scientific assistant
Niklas Kister
Scientific assistant
Svenja Marsula
Scientific assistant
Arne Voßmann
Scientific assistant

Teaching

Teaching offers

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Advanced Seminar in Management Accounting
Block course
2 contact hours
SS
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Strategic Management in the Digital Economy
Lecture
2 contact hours
SoSe, irregular
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Empirical Research in Management Accounting
Seminar
2 contact hours
WiSe, unregelmäßig
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Cases in Management Accounting
Lecture & Workgroup
3 contact hours
SS
WiSe 2022/23
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Value-Based Management Accounting
Lecture & Exercise
4 contact hours
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WiSe 2022/23
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Applications of Management Accounting
Lecture & Exercise
4 contact hours
WiSe

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Research

The concept of value-based controlling forms the overarching leitmotif for all research activities of the Chair of Business Administration, especially Controlling, headed by Prof. Dr. Thorsten Knauer. The focus of our research is on how controlling can contribute to an increase in corporate value.

Interested in working for our chair?

Externe Stellenangebote
Internal vacancies

Publications

Ewelt-Knauer, C./Schwering, S./Winkelmann, S. (2022). Doing Good by Doing Bad: How the Tone at the Top and the Tone at the Bottom Impacts Performance-Improving Noncompliance. Journal of Business Ethics (2022), 175, 609–624.

Brück, C./Knauer, T./Meier, H./Schwering, A. (2021). Self-Set Salaries and Creativity. Journal of Business Economics, 91 (1), 91-121.

Kister, N./Knauer, T./Schwering, A. (2021). Management-Control-Systeme in deutschen Start-ups. Controlling – Zeitschrift für erfolgsorientierte Unternehmenssteuerung, 33 (2), 46-53.

Ewelt-Knauer, C./Schwering, S./Winkelmann, S. (2022). Doing Good by Doing Bad: How the Tone at the Top and the Tone at the Bottom Impacts Performance-Improving Noncompliance. Journal of Business Ethics (2022), 175, 609–624.

Brück, C./Knauer, T./Meier, H./Schwering, A. (2021). Self-Set Salaries and Creativity. Journal of Business Economics, 91 (1), 91-121.

Kister, N./Knauer, T./Schwering, A. (2021). Management-Control-Systeme in deutschen Start-ups. Controlling – Zeitschrift für erfolgsorientierte Unternehmenssteuerung, 33 (2), 46-53.

Latest news

Teilnahme am Deutschen Betriebswirtschafter-Tag der Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft
September 25, 2022
Klausureinsichtnahme│Wertorientierte Unternehmensführung
August 30, 2022
Themenliste │ Bachelorarbeiten │ WiSe 2022/2023
August 25, 2022
Neue Publikation zur Relevanz wertorientierter Kennzahlen
July 27, 2022
Experimental Research in Management Accounting (EXRIMA) – Summer School and Conference
July 6, 2022
Annual Conference for Management Accounting Research (ACMAR)
June 9, 2022
Controlling

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Faculty of Economics
Building GD, Floor 02 (South-West), Room 367

Universitätsstraße 150
D-44801 Bochum

The chair belongs to the competence field:

FAACT