Kari Lukka


Professor, Accounting and Finance (Department of Accounting and Finance)

karluk@utu.fi
+358 29 450 2485
+358 40 546 8560

Rehtorinpellonkatu 3
Turku





Biography

Kari’s research interests as well as his international publication record cover a wide range of management accounting as well as accounting theory and methodology topics. Kari’s teaching focuses on management accounting, but he also gives a course on the philosophy of science and research methodology for doctoral students. He is an Associate Editor of QRAM as well as a member of the Editorial Boards of ABR, AOS, BAR, BRIA, CPA and MAR. As of 2015 he has been the International Director of the Management Accounting Section of the AAA. He is a member of the Faculty of the EIASM, too. In that context, he organized and chaired, jointly with Prof. Michael Shields, the biannual conference on “New directions in management accounting” in 1998-2016, and was the coordinating faculty member of the EDEN doctoral course on “Case-based research in management accounting”, organized biannually in 2003-2015. For several decades, Kari has been actively involved in the executive education of the Turku School of Economics. In addition to being a member of the Council of Turku School of Economics, as of February 2014 he has also been the Chair of the University Collegiate Council of the University of Turku.



Research

Management accounting and its change
The paradox of digitalisation and validation of information
Tasks and roles of financial managers
Management control in internationally operating firms
Methodology of business studies and philosophy of science
Accounting theory



Teaching

Management accounting
Methodology of business studies and philosophy of science



Publications
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Controllers’ use of informational tactics (2018)
Accounting and Business Research
Lukas Goretzki, Kari Lukka, Martin Messner
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Mihin menet, tiede? (2018) Miten menee, markkinointitiede? : professori Rami Olkkosen juhlakirja Kari Lukka
(
B2 Book chapter)

Combining actor-network theory with interventionist research: present state and future potential (2017)
Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal
Kari Lukka, Eija Vinnari
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Interpretive Research In Accounting: Past, Present and Future (2017) The Routledge Companion to Qualitative Accounting Research Methods Kari Lukka, Sven Modell
(
A3 Book chapter)

Investigating highly established research paradigms: Reviving contextuality in contingency theory based management accounting research (2017)
Critical Perspectives On Accounting
Markus Granlund, Kari Lukka
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

On the virtues and vices of combining theories: The case of institutional and actor-network theories in accounting research (2017)
Accounting, Organizations and Society
Modell S, Vinnari E, Lukka K
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

The dynamics of the academic discourse on the role change of management accountants: a Finnish perspective (2017) The Role of the Management Accountant: Local Variations and Global Influences Kari Lukka, Marko Järvenpää
(
A3 Book chapter)

Domain theory and method theory revisited: a reply to Lowe, De Loo and Nama (2016)
Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal
Kari Lukka, Eija Vinnari
(
B1 Journal article)

The construction of persuasiveness of selfassessment- based post-completion auditing reports (2016)
Accounting and Business Research
Jari Huikku, Kari Lukka
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Actor-Network Theory and Interventionist Research: Present state and future potential (2014) European Accounting Association 37th Annual Conference Kari Lukka, Eija Vinnari
(
A4 Article in conference proceedings)

Battlefield Around Interventions: A Reflective Analysis of Conducting Interventionist Research in Management Accounting (2014)
Management Accounting Research
Petri Suomala, Jouni Lyly-Yrjänäinen, Kari Lukka
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Domain theory and method theory in management accounting research (2014)
Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal
Kari Lukka, Eija Vinnari
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Exploring the possibilities for causal explanation in interpretive research (2014)
Accounting, Organizations and Society
Lukka K
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Relevant interventionist research: balancing three intellectual virtues (2014)
Accounting and Business Research
Lukka K, Suomala P
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

The Role of Managerial Interventions and Organizational Ideologies in Advancing Radical Change (2014)
Journal of Change Management
Lukka K., Partanen V.
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

A three-dimensional roadmap for structuring accounting research: How to locate Actor-Network Theory? (2012) Lukka, Kari;Vinnari, Eija
(
A4 Article in conference proceedings)

(Ac)counting research – The value of a holistic understanding (2011) Challenges and Controversies in Management Research Christopher Humphrey, Kari Lukka
(
B2 Book chapter)

(AC)Counting research: The value of qualitative outlook (2011) Challenges and Controversies in Management Research Humphrey, C.;Lukka, K.
(
A3 Book chapter)


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