HARP Seminar: Integration Challenges in Management Accounting/Control - Beyond Sustainability Reporting

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Date of event: 10 March 2020
Event ends: 10 March 2020
Start time: 14:00
End time: 15:00
Price: Free

Time: 14:00-15:00

Lunch: 13:30 - 14:00

Location: LG01, Henley Business School, University of Reading Whiteknights

Registration: Free

Presenter: Professor Matti Skoog - Head of Subject (Accounting) at Åbo Akademi University, Finland


Professor Matti Skoog is head of subject (Accounting) at Åbo Akademi University, Finland. The oldest university in Finland and the 3rd oldest in historical Sweden, founded in 1640 and 1918. Matti's research is mostly orientated towards management accounting/control and performance measurement/management in both public and private organizations. At the moment he runs research projects linked to sustainability, smart cities and platform organizations, university performance measurement/management and the communicative aspects of management control/accounting. Some of his latest publications are:

Habersam, M., Piber, M. and Skoog, M. (2018), "Ten years of using knowledge balance sheets in Austrian public universities: A retrospective and prospective view", Journal of Intellectual Capital, Vol. 19 No. 1, pp. 34-52.

Grossi, G., Kallio, K., Sargiacomo, M. and Skoog, M. (2019), "Accounting, performance management systems and accountability changes in knowledge-intensive public organizations: A literature review and research agenda", Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Vol. 33 No. 1, pp. 256-280.

Johanson, U., Almqvist, R. and Skoog, M. (2019), "A conceptual framework for integrated performance management systems", Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management, Vol. 31 No. 3, pp. 309-324.


The seminar will focus on integration barriers and possibilities between external reporting and management control/accounting processes within public and private organizations. Concepts like performance ideals and supporting processes linked to organizational learning and development will be presented and discussed.

Getting There

Henley Business School, Whiteknights Campus

University of ReadingReadingBerkshireRG6 6UD