For the Department of Accountancy, Finance and Insurance (AFI) we are looking for a The Department of Accounting, Finance and Insurance offers a dynamic, stimulating and pleasant working environment. Moreover, AFI enjoys a strong international reputation and is part of a wide network consisting of other universities, companies and institutions.
PhD project in Management Accounting.
Management accounting information is crucial for the decision making in many companies and non-for-profit organizations. The Accounting department in KU Leuven is ranked among the best publishing departments in the field of management accounting and our PhD program is ranked among the top worldwide (cf. BYU Accounting Research Rankings). To reinforce our team we look for a PhD candidate with a strong affinity for quantitative research in the area of experimental research and/or archival-based research (using company data or survey data). Some of the core themes, we explore are the role of management accounting information and incentive design in intrafirm negotiations, the role of non-financial information in non-for-profitorganizations, and the impact of knowledge sharing, creativity and Corporate Social Responsibility in organizational settings.
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