Professor Gunnar Rimmel

Professor of Accounting

Professor Gunnar Rimmel

Professor Gunnar Rimmel

G.Rimmel@henley.ac.uk
0118 378 7949

Biography

Gunnar Rimmel is a full professor and holds the Chair in Accounting at Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK. He previously worked in Sweden as full professor in Accounting at Jönköping International Business School and Gothenburg Research Institute at the University of Gothenburg. He received his PhD in 2003 for the thesis “Human Resource Disclosures” from the School of Business at the School of Business, Economics and Law at Gothenburg University in Sweden.

He published articles in international academic journals like Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy or Accounting Forum. Further, he has contributed with more than twenty book chapters in international books.

His research and teaching interests include accounting communication, human resource accounting, international financial accounting and social and environmental reporting, specifically integrated reporting.

During the past ten years he was leading research programmes "Accounting for Sustainability - communication through integrated reporting", “Accounting Communications - trust in numbers, text and images”, “Accounting Communication II – practice and change” that attracted 5.7 MSEK in competitive external funding by the Handelsbanken research foundations, as well as from the NASDAQ OMX Nordic Foundation.

In addition to serving on the editorial boards of journals he is co-editor (with Kristina Jonäll) of the Swedish textbook “Redovisningsteorier – viktiga begrepp och teoretiska perspektiv inom redovisning (Accounting Theories – important concepts and theoretical perspectives in accounting”).

He is active in a number of associations. Specifically, to mention his commitments for the European Accounting Association (EAA), organising as Secretary General the EAA's 28th Annual Congress in Gothenburg 2005, having been part EAA management board, been Co-Chair and Chair of the conference committee, and now as member of the Scientific Committee. He is board member of the British Accounting & Finance Association’s (BAFA) Financial Accounting and Reporting Special Interest Group, as well as board member of BAFA’s Corporate Governance Special Interest Group. He is proud to be CSEAR Council member for the international research and networking institution Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research.

Papers

Peer Reviewed Articles

Jan Michalak, Gunnar Rimmel, Peter Beusch & Kristina Jonäll (2017), “Business Model Disclosures in Corporate Reports”, Journal of Business Models, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp. 437-452, http://dx.doi.org/10.5278/ojs....

Diogenis Baboukardos & Gunnar Rimmel, (2016), “Value Relevance of Integrated Reporting Disclosures – Evidence from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange”, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, July–August 2016, Volume 35, Issue 4, pp. 437-452, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaccpubpol.2016.04.004

Gunnar Rimmel & Kristina Jonäll, (2016), “Redovisning för hållbarhet - kommunikation genom integrerad rapportering (Accounting for sustainability –communication through integrated reporting)”, Organisation & Samhälle, Vol. 3, No. 1, June 2016, pp. 43–48.

Christian Nielsen, Gunnar Rimmel & Tadanori Yosano (2015), “Outperforming markets: IC and the long-term performance of Japanese IPOs”, Accounting Forum, Vol. 39, No. 2, June 2015, pp. 83–96.

Diogenis Baboukardos & Gunnar Rimmel, (2014), “Goodwill under International Financial Reporting Standards: Relevance and mandatory disclosures compliance in an unfavourable environment”, Accounting Forum, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 1-17.

Gunnar Rimmel & Kristina Jonäll (2013), “Biodiversity reporting in Sweden - Corporate disclosure and preparers’ views”, Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Vol. 25, No. 5, pp. 746 - 778.

Gunnar Rimmel, Johan Dergård & Kristina Jonäll (2012), “Human Resource Disclosures in Danish Intellectual Capital Statements – enhancing comparability of business models a decade ago?”, Journal of Human Resource Costing & Accounting, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 112-141.

Kristina Jonäll & Gunnar Rimmel (2010), “CEO Letters as Legitimacy Builder – Coupling Text to Numbers”, Journal of Human Resource Costing & Accounting, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 307-323.

Gunnar Rimmel, Christian Nielsen & Tadanori Yosano (2009), “Intellectual Capital in Japanese IPO Prospectuses”, Journal of Human Resource Costing & Accounting, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 316-337.

Chitoshi Koga & Gunnar Rimmel (2006), “Japanese Accounting Standards and the Impact of International Accounting Standards”, (in Japanese), Kokumin-Keizai Zasshi (Journal of Economics

& Business Adminsitration), ISSN: 0387-3129, Vol. 193, No. 6, pp. 17-29.

Gunnar Rimmel (2006), “The Practice of Human Resource Disclosures”, Journal of Business Management, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp.1-44.

Gunnar Rimmel (2004), “Perceptions of Human Resource Disclosures - Evidence from Annual Report Users of Two Corporations”, Financial Reporting, Regulation and Governance, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 65-94.

Peer-reviewed book chapters and thesis

Gunnar Rimmel, Diogenis Baboukardos & Kristina Jonäll (2017), “Chapter 22 – Revival of the fittest? Intellectual Capital in Swedish companies” in James Guthrie, John Dumay, Federica Ricceri and Christian Nielsen (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Intellectual Capital, ISBN 978-1-138228-214, Routledge, Oxon.

Jan Michalak, Joanna Krasodomska, Gunnar Rimmel, Jesper Sort & Dariusz Trzmielak (2017), “Chapter 10 - Intellectual capital management in public universities” in James Guthrie, John Dumay, Federica Ricceri and Christian Nielsen (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Intellectual Capital, ISBN 978-1-138228-214, Routledge, Oxon.

Jan Michalak, Joanna Krasodomska, Gunnar Rimmel, Jesper Sort, and Dariusz Trzmielak

Kristina Jonäll & Gunnar Rimmel (2016), “Chapter 14 - Corporate Bee Accountability among Swedish Companies” in Jill Atkins and Barry Atkins (Eds.), The Business of Bees -An Integrated Approach to Bee Decline and Corporate Responsibility, ISBN 978-1-78353-435-7, Greenleaf Publishing, pp. 260-277.

Gunnar Rimmel & Kristina Jonäll (2016), “Kapitel 1 - Om redovisning och redovisningsteorier (Chapter 1 – About accounting and accounting theories)”, in Gunnar Rimmel and Kristina Jonäll (eds.), (2016), Redovisningsteorier (Accounting theories), ISBN: 978-91-523-1816-3, Sanomautbildning, Sweden, pp. 15-28.

Gunnar Rimmel & Kristina Jonäll (2016), “Kapitel 2 - Redovisningens föreställningsramar (Chapter 2 – Conceptual frameworks)”, in Gunnar Rimmel, Kristina Jonäll and Petra Inwinkl (eds.), (2016), Redovisningsteorier (Accounting theories), ISBN: 978-91-523-1816-3, Sanomautbildning, Sweden, pp. 29-40.

Gunnar Rimmel & Kristina Jonäll (2016), “Kapitel 3 - Redovisningens reglering (Chapter 3 – Accounting regulation)”, in Gunnar Rimmel and Kristina Jonäll (eds.), (2016), Redovisningsteorier (Accounting theories), ISBN: 978-91-523-1816-3, Sanomautbildning, Sweden, pp. 41-60.

Diogenis Baboukardos & Gunnar Rimmel (2016), “Kapitel 4 - Den positiva redovisningsteorin (Chapter 4 – Positive Accounting Theory)”, in Gunnar Rimmel and Kristina Jonäll (eds.), (2016), Redovisningsteorier (Accounting theories), ISBN: 978-91-523-1816-3, Sanomautbildning, Sweden, pp. 63-76.

Gunnar Rimmel (2016), “Kapitel 5 - Disclosureteorier (Chapter 5 – Disclosure theory)”, in Gunnar Rimmel and Kristina Jonäll (eds.), (2016), Redovisningsteorier (Accounting theories), ISBN: 978-91-523-1816-3, Sanomautbildning, Sweden, pp. 77-88.

Gunnar Rimmel (2016), “Kapitel 9 - Institutionell teori (Chapter 9 – Institutional theory)”, in Gunnar Rimmel and Kristina Jonäll (eds.), (2016), Redovisningsteorier (Accounting theories), ISBN: 978-91-523-1816-3, Sanomautbildning, Sweden, pp. 133-142.

Gunnar Rimmel & Kristina Jonäll (2010), “Accounting Scandals – A Long Tradition in Sweden”, in Michael John Jones. (ed.), Creative Accounting, Fraud and International Accounting Scandals, John Wiley & Sons, ISBN 978-0-470-05765-0, pp. 359-378.

Chitoshi Koga & Gunnar Rimmel (2007), “Accounting Harmonization and Diffusion of International Accounting Standards: The Japanese Case”, in Jayne Godfrey & Keryn Chalmers (eds.), Globalisation of Accounting Standards, Edward Elgar Publishing, ISBN 978-1- 84542-852-5, pp. 218-237.

Gunnar Rimmel & Christian Nielsen (2007), “Health Disclosures in Capital Market Communication”, in Johanson, U., Ahonen, G. & Roslender, R. (eds.), Work Health and Management Control, Thomson Fakta, ISBN 978-91-7610-272-5, pp. 319-336.

Roland Almqvist, Andreas Backlund, Arne Sjöblom & Gunnar Rimmel (2007), “Management control of health – the Swedish example”, in Johanson, U., Ahonen, G. & Roslender, R. (eds.), Work Health and Management Control, Thomson Fakta, ISBN 978-91-7610-272-5, pp. 291-318.

Robin Roslender, Guy Ahonen & Gunnar Rimmel (2007), “Accounting for the human factor: a brief history of a continuing challenge”, in Johanson, U., Ahonen, G. & Roslender, R. (eds.), Work Health and Management Control, Thomson Fakta, ISBN 978-91-7610-272-5, pp. 217-240.

Gunnar Rimmel (2007), “Fyrkanter, trekanter i företagsanalysens dynamiska krets (Square, triangles in corporate analysis’ dynamic circle), in Johansson, I-L.; Nørreklit, H. and Baldvinsdottir, G. (eds.), Företagsanalys i dess komplexitet (Corporate analysis and its complexity), Göteborg, BAS Publishing House, ISBN 978-91-7246-251-9, pp. 189-202.

Rimmel, Gunnar (2005), Human Capital Disclosure”, in Santanu Ray (ed.), Human Capital – Accounting and Valuation, ICFAI Press, ISBN 81-7881-558-3, pp. 168-221.

Books and reports

Gunnar Rimmel & Kristina Jonäll (eds.), (2016), Redovisningsteorier (Accounting theories), ISBN: 978- 91-523-1816-3, Sanomautbildning, Sweden.

Christian Nielsen & Gunnar Rimmel (2014), Ler lätt – företagsekonomi, 2:a upplaga (Easy learning – Business Administration), second edition, BookBoon, Aarhus, Denmark.

Christian Nielsen & Gunnar Rimmel (2014), Ler lätt – företagsekonomi, övningsbok, 2:a upplaga, (Easy learning – Business Administration, exercise book), second edition, BookBoon, Aarhus, Denmark.

Marton, J. Lumsden, M., Lundkvist, P., Pettersson A-K. & G. Rimmel, (2010), IFRS i teori och praktik (IFRS in theory and practice), second edition, ISBN 978-91-523-0382-5, Sanomautbildning, Sweden.

Marton, J., Falkman, P., Lumsden, M., Pettersson A-K. & G. Rimmel, (2008), IFRS i teori och praktik (IFRS in theory and practice), ISBN 978-91-622-8610-1, Bonnier utbildning, Sweden.

Christian Nielsen & Gunnar Rimmel (2006), Ler lätt – företagsekonomi (Easy learning – Business Administration), Ventus förlag, ISBN 87-7681-029-1, Aarhus, Denmark.

Christian Nielsen & Gunnar Rimmel (2006), Ler lätt – företagsekonomi, övningsbok (Easy learning – Business Administration, exercise book), ISBN 87-7681-030-5, Ventus förlag, Aarhus, Denmark.

Gunnar Rimmel (2005), ed. Programme and Collected Abstracts of the European Accounting Association's 28th Annual Congress, Annual Congress Proceedings, ISBN 91-7246-225-6, BAS Publishing House, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Gunnar Rimmel (2003), Human Resource Disclosures - A Comparative Study of Annual Reporting Practice About Information, Providers and Users in Two Corporations, School of Economics and Commercial Law at Gothenburg University, ISBN 91-7246-203-5, BAS Publishing House, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Book & article reviews

Gunnar Rimmel (2017), “The Routledge Companion to Qualitative Accounting Research Methods, edited by Zahirul Hoque, Lee D. Parker, Mark A. Covaleski and Kathryn Haynes”, The International Journal of Accounting, Volume, Issue, December 2017, Pages –.

Gunnar Rimmel (2016), “Accounting for Biodiversity, edited by Michael Jones”, The International Journal of Accounting, Volume 51, Issue 3, September 2016, Pages 433–435. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.intacc.2016.07.009

Gunnar Rimmel (2016), “SEAJ article review: Developing a reporting and evaluation framework for biodiversity by Grant Samkin, Annika Schneider & Dannielle Tappin in Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, 2014, 27 (3), pp. 527–562”, Social and Environmental

Accountability Journal, Volume 36, Issue 2, 2016, Page 164., http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0969160X.2016.1197622

Gunnar Rimmel (2015), “The Routledge Companion to Accounting, Reporting and Regulation, edited by Carien van Mourik and Peter Walton”, The International Journal of Accounting, Volume 50, Issue 1, March 2015, Pages 106–110.

Gunnar Rimmel & Muhammad Nurul Houqe (2014), “The Routledge Companion to Accounting Communication, Edited by Lisa Jack, Jane Davison and Russell Craig”, The International Journal of Accounting, Volume 49, Issue 3, September 2014, Pages 397–401.

Gunnar Rimmel (2001), “The New Organizational Wealth. Managing and Measuring Knowledge- Based Assets by Karl Erik Sveiby”, Scandinavian Journal of Management, Volume 17, Issue 4, pp. 522-524.

Conference Papers

66. Gunnar Rimmel (2017), “Zoo Accounting – the current state of reporting practice by European zoos about their contribution to conservation in the light of the EU Zoo directive”, 28th CSEAR Conference, St. Andrews, UK.

65. Gunnar Rimmel (2017), “Integrated Reporting influence on the level of Intellectual Capital disclosure – a comparison of the current Swedish top 30 companies with Skandia 20 years ago”, 21st Annual FRBC Conference, Durham, UK.

64. Gunnar Rimmel (2016), “Human Capital Disclosures in Integrated Reports- a disclosure level comparison between integrated reports and annual reports”, 1st Conference on Qualitative Research in Governance & Accountability Conference, Sheffield, UK.

63. Gunnar Rimmel (2016), “Revival of the fittest? – Integrated Reporting and Intellectual capital in Sweden”, 20th EMAN Conference, Lüneburg, Germany.

62. Gunnar Rimmel (2016), “Increased Human Capital Disclosures in Integrated Reports? – evidence from comparing Swedish OMXSAX30 listed companies”, 28th CSEAR Conference, St. Andrews, UK.

61. Gunnar Rimmel (2016), “Fad or Dead of Integrated Reports? – Business Model Communication in Swedish Annual Reports”, 20th Annual FRBC Conference, Bristol, UK.

60. Gunnar Rimmel (2016), “Angry Birds on Extinction Accounting - - the case of Nordic Zoo’s use of IUCN categories for biodiversity disclosures”, 3rd International GARI conference - Corporate Governance and Integrated Thinking, Henley, UK.

59. Jean Bosco Shema & Gunnar Rimmel (2016), “The Adoption and Implementation of IFRS in Rwanda: The Role of Institutional Infrastructures”, 39th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association, Maastricht, Netherlands.

58. Gunnar Rimmel (2016), “Angry Birds on Extinction Accounting - the case of IUCN categories as a performance measure for biodiversity disclosures”, Responsible Business Research, Tampere, Finland.

57. Gunnar Rimmel & Kristina Jonäll (2015), “Business Model Communication in Integrated Reports – evidence from UK in comparison with South Africa”, 38th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association, Glasgow, UK.

56. Svetlana Sabelfeld, Gunnar Rimmel & Kristina Jonäll (2015), “Investor Relations on the Web - towards communication perspective” , Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Accounting Conference, Stockholm Business School, Stockholm

55. Gunnar Rimmel & Kristina Jonäll (2014), “Communication of Business Models in Integrated Reports

– evidence from UK”, 2nd International GARI conference - Corporate Governance and Integrated Thinking, Henley, UK.

54. Gunnar Rimmel & Kristina Jonäll (2014), “A new big picture through Integrated Reporting of Human Capital in Banks? – a comparison of banks participating in the IIRC Integrated Reporting Pilot Programme”, 18th Annual FRBC Conference, Bristol, UK.

53. Svetlana Sabelfeld, Gunnar Rimmel & Kristina Jonäll (2014), “Investor Relations on the Web - transmission or persuasion?”, 18th Annual FRBC Conference, Bristol, UK.

52. Diogenis Baboukardos, Gunnar Rimmel & Kristina Jonäll (2014), “Strategies of managerial justifications in banks narrative communication”, 37th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association, Tallinn, Estonia.

51. Gunnar Rimmel, Kristina Jonäll & Michael John Jones (2014), “Strategies of managerial justifications in banks narrative communication”, 37th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association, Tallinn, Estonia.

50. Petra Inwinkl, Anna Piwonska & Gunnar Rimmel (2014), “Corporate governance disclosures of UK banks in self-regulatory systems”, 37th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association, Tallinn, Estonia.

49. Petra Inwinkl, Anna Piwonska & Gunnar Rimmel (2013), “European Bank´s Risk Disclosures Practices throughout 2008 – 2012”, 16th SNEE Conference on Economic Integration in Europe, Mölle, Sweden.

48. Gunnar Rimmel, Kristina Jonäll & Diogenis Baboukardos (2013), “Value relevance of integrated reporting – a comparison of listed South African companies for the years 2009 and 2011”, GARI conference - 21st Century Corporate Governance: Fit for Purpose?, Henley, UK.

47. Gunnar Rimmel, Kristina Jonäll & Johan Dergård (2013), “The Interplay Between Internal and External IC Reporting”, 9th Interdisciplinary workshop on intangibles, Copenhagen, Denmark.

46. Gunnar Rimmel, Kristina Jonäll & Svetlana Sabelfeld (2013), “Inductive Content Analysis - a methodological research note to disclosures studies”, 22nd Nordic Academy of Management Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland.

45. Gunnar Rimmel, Kristina Jonäll & Michael John Jones (2013), “Who’s to blame? – strategies of managerial justifications in banks narrative communication”, 17th Annual FRBC Conference, Bristol, UK.

44. Petra Inwinkl, Anna Piwonska & Gunnar Rimmel (2013), “European Bank´s Risk Disclosures Practices throughout 2008 – 2012”, 15th SNEE Conference on Economic Integration in Europe, Mölle, Sweden.

43. Kristina Jonäll, Michael John Jones & Gunnar Rimmel (2013), “The Effect of the Financial Crises on European banks narrative communication”, European Accounting Association, 36th Annual Congress, 2-5 May 2013, Paris, France.

42. Kristina Jonäll, Michael John Jones & Gunnar Rimmel (2012), “The Effect of the Financial Crises on banks communication in CEO letters - analysis of global top banks from 2005 to 2009”,16th Annual FRBC Conference, Bristol, UK.

41. Gunnar Rimmel, Kristina Jonäll & Svetlana Sabelfeld (2012), “Inductive Content Analysis of Financial Communication on IR websites - a methodological research note to disclosures studies”,16th Annual FRBC Conference, Bristol, 7 - 8 July, Bristol, UK.

40. Gunnar Rimmel & Kristina Jonäll (2012), “(R)evolution Earth? - accounts on biodiversity in Sweden”, European Accounting Association, 35th Annual Congress, 9-11 May 2012, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

39. Gunnar Rimmel, Kristina Jonäll & Inga-Lill Johansson (2011), “The Process of Producing Annual Reports – lifting the lid of a black box”, Accounting Organizations and Society workshop ”Financial Reporting as Social and Organizational Practice”, London School of Economics, 12-13 December, UK.

38. Annika Yström & Gunnar Rimmel (2011), “Financial Reporting in Entrepreneurial SMEs – A Swedish perspective”, 15th Annual FRBC Conference, Bristol, 7 - 8 July, Bristol, UK.

37. Gunnar Rimmel & Kristina Jonäll (2011), “The Process of Producing Annual Reports – lifting the lid of a black box”, 15th Annual FRBC Conference, Bristol, 7 - 8 July, Bristol, UK.

36. Annika Yström & Gunnar Rimmel (2011), “Financial Reporting in Entrepreneurial SMEs – Swedish perspectives on significant areas”, European Accounting Association, 20 - 22 April, 34th Annual Congress, Rome, Italy.

35. Gunnar Rimmel, Jan Marton & Niuosha Samani (2010), “Determinants of Share-Based Payments

– The Swedish Case”, 1st Annual Nordic Financial Accounting Conference, Copenhagen, 27 – 28 November, Copenhagen, Denmark.

34. Svetlana Sabelfeld & Gunnar Rimmel (2010), “The Institutional Dimension on the Content of Investor Relations Websites - Comparing UK, Sweden and Japan”, 1st Annual Nordic Financial Accounting Conference, Copenhagen, 27 – 28 November, Copenhagen, Denmark.

33. Marina Grahovar & Gunnar Rimmel (2010), “Reputation Management in CSR Reports - Comparing Theoretical Perspectives”, 1st Nordic Financial Accounting Conference, Copenhagen, 27 – 28 November, Copenhagen, Denmark

32. Kristina Jonäll & Gunnar Rimmel (2010), “CEO Letters as Legitimacy Builder – Coupling Text to Numbers”, 14th Annual FRBC Conference, Bristol, 1 - 2 July, Bristol, UK.

31. Svetlana Sabelfeld & Gunnar Rimmel (2010), “The Institutional Dimension on the Content of Investor Relations Websites - Comparing UK, Sweden and Japan”, 14th Annual FRBC Conference, Bristol, 1 - 2 July, Bristol, UK.

30. Marina Grahovar & Gunnar Rimmel (2010), “Reputation Management in CSR Reports - Comparing Theoretical Perspectives”, 14th Annual FRBC Conference, Bristol, 1 - 2 July, Bristol, UK.

29. Gunnar Rimmel (2009), “Size Matters? – information content differences among Swedish companies on Large Cap, Mid Cap and Small Cap lists”, 13th Annual FRBC Conference, Cardiff Business School, 2 - 3 July, Cardiff, Wales.

28. Gunnar Rimmel, Christian Nielsen & Tadanori Yosano (2009), “Intellectual Capital in Japanese IPO Prospectuses”, European Accounting Association, 32th Annual Congress, Tampere, Finland.

27. Gunnar Rimmel & Johan Dergård (2008), “Comparability of Danish Intellectual Capital Reports- Standardisation needed for European intellectual capital reporting?”, European Accounting Association, 31th Annual Congress, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

26. Andreas Hagberg, Gunnar Rimmel & Rikard Bergkvist (2007), “Launching the Lighthouse Database – in search of taxonomy and structure to comfort academia and Swedish shipping industry”, 19th Nordic Academy of Management Conference, 9 -11 August, Bergen, Norway.

25. Gunnar Rimmel, Ulla Johansson & Andreas Johansson (2007), “How to Measure the Value of Industrial Design in High Selling Products?”, 11th Annual FRBC Conference, Cardiff Business School, 7 - 8 July, Cardiff, Wales.

24. Gunnar Rimmel & Kristina Jonäll (2007), “Accounting Scandals in Sweden - review of scandals impact on accounting from Kreuger to Skandia”, European Accounting Association, 30th Annual Congress, Lisbon, Portugal.

23. Gunnar Rimmel & Chitoshi Koga (2007), “Developments in Japanese Accounting under the Influence of International Accounting Standards: a longitudinal comparison of changes”, European Accounting Association, 30th Annual Congress, Lisbon, Portugal.

22. Roland Almqvist, Andreas Backlund, Arne Sjöblom & Gunnar Rimmel (2007), “Swedish Examples on Management Control Health”, 13th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference. Critical Perspectives on Health, Climate Change and Corporate Responsibility, Västerås, Sweden.

21. Robin Roslender, Guy Ahonen & Gunnar Rimmel (2007), “Accounting for the human factor: a brief history of a continuing challenge”, 13th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference. Critical Perspectives on Health, Climate Change and Corporate Responsibility, Västerås, Sweden.

20. Gunnar Rimmel & Christian Nielsen (2007), “Health Disclosures in Capital Market Communication”, 13th Annual International Sustainable Development Research Conference. Critical Perspectives on Health, Climate Change and Corporate Responsibility, Västerås, Sweden.

19. Roland Almqvist, Andreas Backlund, Arne Sjöblom & Gunnar Rimmel (2007), “Swedish Examples on Management Control Health”, European Accounting Association, 30th Annual Congress, Lisbon, Portugal.

18. Gunnar Rimmel et al. (2005), “Intellectual Capital in Japanese and Danish IPO Prospectuses: A revised Comparative Analysis”, 1st Workshop on Visualising, Measuring and Managing Intangibles and Intellectual Capital, 18-20 October, Ferrara, Italy.

17. Gunnar Rimmel, (2005), “From the Cradle to the First Hobbling Steps - Evidence on the first year of Swedish Sick Leave Reporting as a mandatory disclosure item”, 9th Annual FRBC Conference, Cardiff Business School, 7 - 8 July, Cardiff, Wales.

16. Chitoshi Koga & Gunnar Rimmel, (2005), “Accounting Harmonization and Diffusion Of International Accounting Standards: The Japanese Case”, Globalization of Accounting Standards Conference at the Monash University, Prato Centre 23-25 May, Prato, Italy.

15. Gunnar Rimmel (2005), “Beyond the Myth of a European Star: An Analysis of Voluntary Disclosure in Corporate Annual Reports”, 7th SNEE Conference on Economic Integration in Europe, Mölle, Sweden.

14. Gunnar Rimmel et al. (2005), “Intellectual Capital in Japanese and Danish IPO Prospectuses: A Comparative Analysis”, 28th Annual Congress, Gothenburg, Sweden.

13. Gunnar Rimmel, (2004), “The Potential Role of Human Resource Disclosures in Modern Corporate Reports”, 8th Annual FRBC Conference, Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University, Wales.

12. Gunnar Rimmel et al. (2004), “The Danish Guidelines on Intellectual Capital Reporting – Towards A European Perspective On Human Resource Disclosures?”, 6th SNEE Conference on Economic Integration in Europe, Mölle, Sweden.

11. Gunnar Rimmel (2004), “Users' Perception of Human Resource Disclosures - A Comparison of Annual Report Users of Two Corporations”, European Accounting Association, 27th Annual Congress, Prag, Czech Republic.

10. Gunnar Rimmel (2003), “Human Resource Disclosures - A Comparative Study of Annual Reporting Practice About Information, Providers and Users in Two Corporations”, 17th Nordic Academy of Management, Conference on Business Studies, Reykjavik, Iceland.

9. Gunnar Rimmel (2002), “The Practice of Human Resource Disclosures - Some Evidence from Information, Providers and Users”, 6th Annual FRBC Conference, Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University, Wales.

8. Gunnar Rimmel (2000), “Winning Future Warfare: Knowledge Management’s Role for Competitive Advantage”, International KMAC Conference on Knowledge Management - Beyond the Hype, Aston Business School, Aston University, Great Britain.

7. Gunnar Rimmel & Andreas Diedrich (2000), “Knowledge-as-Action and Knowledge Development”, International AIDEA Conference on Managing between Local and Global Contexts, LUISS University, Rome, Italy.

6. Gunnar Rimmel & Andreas Diedrich (2000), “Exploring the Logic of E-business and the New Economy”, 2nd SNEE Conference on Economic Integration in Europe, Mölle, Sweden.

5. Gunnar Rimmel (2000), “Grinding the Blade of Competition - Beyond Knowledge Management in the Pharmaceutical Industry”, International Conference “Knowledge Management - Concepts and Controversies”, Warwick University, England.

4. Gunnar Rimmel (1999), “The Rhythm of Techno – Understanding the Method Applied”, 22nd International IRIS Conference on Enterprise Architectures for Virtual Organizations, Keuruu, Finland.

3. Gunnar Rimmel, Michel Clement & Mattias Runte (1999), “Intelligent Software Agents: Implications for Marketing in eCommerce”, 22nd International IRIS Conference on Enterprise Architectures for Virtual Organizations, Keuruu, Finland.

2. Gunnar Rimmel & Andreas Diedrich (1999), “The Importance for European Integration for Knowledge Creation”, 1st SNEE Conference on Economic Integration in Europe, Mölle, Sweden.

1. Stefan Schiller, Lennart Lundahl & Gunnar Rimmel (1999), “Managing the Soft Side of Management Accounting”, European Accounting Association, 22nd International Annual Congress, Bordeaux, France.