Jan Pfister
Dr.

University Lecturer, Accounting and Finance (Department of Accounting and Finance)

jan.pfister@utu.fi
+358 29 450 4052
+358 50 505 7089

Rehtorinpellonkatu 3
Turku





Areas of expertise
Performance measurement and management; Accounting practice in its social and organizational context; Creativity and innovation; Digitalization; Methodology

Biography

Jan Pfister is a University Lecturer (equivalent to Senior Lecturer) at the Department of Accounting and Finance at Turku School of Economics and a Visiting Researcher at the House of Innovation at Stockholm School of Economics. He conducts research and teaching in the area of performance measurement and management control. His resesarch focuses on a range of topics related to strategic management accounting, management control for innovation, and accounting and digitalization. Before joining the University of Turku, he worked as a Lecturer at Lancaster University Management School. During his doctoral studies, he spent two years as a Visiting Scholar at the University of California at Berkeley. He holds a PhD from the University of Zurich.



Research
Involved in several research projects and international collaborations in the following areas:
Performance measurement and management for creativity and innovation
Digitalization in accounting and control
Field research in multinational companies
Methodology in interpretive research


Teaching
Cost management (bachelor level)
Accounting and control (cases, bachelor level)
Exercises in qualitative research methods (master level)
Advanced strategic management accounting (master level)
Advanced management control systems (master level)

TULEVA - Future studies of professions (group, master level)

TSE Executive Education: MBA module Accounting and Finance (chair) and involved in related modules
Supervision of M.Sc. and PhD theses


Publications

Digital platforms and management control system design: An analysis of new temporalities (2018) 11th Conference on New Directions in Management Accounting, papers Jan A Pfister, Peeter Peda
(
A4 Article in conference proceedings)

Strategizing open innovation: How middle managers work with performance indicators (2017)
Scandinavian Journal of Management
Jan A. Pfister, Sarah L. Jack, Solomon N. Darwin
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Controlling creativity and innovation: Paradox or necessity? (2014) Management control and uncertainty Pfister Jan
(
A3 Book chapter)

Issue Alert: Managing organizational culture for effective internal control (2012) Jan Pfister
(
D1 Article in a trade journal)

Managing organizational culture for effective internal control (2011)
Accounting Review
Jan Pfister, Frank Hartmann
(
A2 Review article in a scientific journal)

The application of XBRL in investor relations [in German] (2009) Praxishandbuch Investor Relations: Das Standardwerk der Finanzkommunikation Jan Pfister, Sandro Venetz
(
B2 Book chapter)

Recording costs of corporate communication [in German] (2007) Handbuch Unternehmenskommunikation T. Flemming Ruud, Jan Pfister
(
B2 Book chapter)

An adequate means for financial reporting? Best practice – The Sarbanes-Oxley Act in action [in German] (2006) T. Flemming Ruud, Jan Pfister, Yannick Hanselmann
(
D1 Article in a trade journal)

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act in action – The NYSE-listed Swiss companies example [in German] (2006) T. Flemming Ruud, Jan Pfister, Yannick Hanselmann
(
D1 Article in a trade journal)

XBRL as standardized language for (electronic) financial reporting – Excitement grows: Will the new, more flexible system succeed? [in German] (2006) T. Flemming Ruud, Jan Pfister, Sandro Venetz
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Current developments in accounting and auditing [in German] (2005) Entwicklungen im Gesellschaftsrecht T. Flemming Ruud, Jan Pfister, Nicole Hess
(
B2 Book chapter)

Enterprise risk management: A control instrument for management and an input for auditing [in German] (2005) In Jahrbuch zum Finanz- und Rechnungswesen 2005 T. Flemming Ruud, Jan Pfister
(
B2 Book chapter)

Internal control should be taken seriously: Pleading for a detailed audit by external auditors [in German] (2005) T. Flemming Ruud, Jan Pfister
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Recording and allocating of costs for information and communication, from a conceptual perspective (2005) Kommunikations-Controlling T. Flemming Ruud, Jan Pfister
(
B2 Book chapter)

Auditing oversight; A look at the US: Will external quality assurance only count for the big corporations? [in German] (2004) T. Flemming Ruud, Jan Pfister
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)


Last updated on 2019-21-08 at 02:23