Jani Taipaleenmäki
Lic. Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.)

Doctoral Student, Accounting and Finance (Department of Accounting and Finance)


Areas of expertise
Management Accounting, Management Control


Jani Taipaleenmäki is currently working as CFO of Knowit Oy. Jani’s ongoing projects include his doctoral dissertation project focusing in management accounting evolution, as well as other research studies in the field of management accounting.

Jani’s research interests cover both technical and behavioral issues in management accounting and information systems. He has published in respected scientific journals and in the past and he has taught courses on management accounting and information systems, as well as executive education. He was member of the board of Turku School of Economics during 1996-1998.

Research Interests: management accounting change, the interface of information technology and management control, the interface of innovation and control, including R&D control and accounting in NPD.

In the past, Jani has given courses on e.g. cost accounting, accounting information systems and entrepreneurship. He has also supervised Master’s thesis work.


Management Accounting Research - Key Untold Stories: A Congratulatory Limerick for Markus Granlund on His 50th Birthday (2017) A Dean, A Scholar, A Friend. Texts in Appreciation of Markus Granlund Jani Taipaleenmäki
B2 Book chapter)

Towards Agile Management Accounting: A Research Note on Accounting Agility (2017) A Dean, A Scholar, A Friend. Texts in Appreciation of Markus Granlund Jani Taipaleenmäki
B2 Book chapter)

On the convergence of management accounting and
financial accounting – the role of information
technology in accounting change
International Journal of Accounting
Jani Taipaleenmäki, Seppo Ikäheimo
A1 Journal article – refereed)

The Divergence and Convergence Of Financial Accounting and Management Accounting – Historical and International Perspectives from the U.S., Germany, and Finland (2010)
Betriebswirtschaft -Stuttgart-
Seppo Ikäheimo, Jani Taipaleenmäki
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Management control and controllership in new economy firms: A life-cycle perspective (2005)
Management Accounting Research
Markus Granlund, Jani Taipaleenmäki
A1 Journal article – refereed)

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