Stefan LINDER

Professor
department: Accounting and Management Control 
Campus de Cergy
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Management Control – Organizational Behavior – Management – Strategy
Biography

Stefan Linder is Professor and Head of the Accounting and Management Control Department at ESSEC Business School. He studied business administration at WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management, Queen's University in Kingston (Ontario) and ESC Audencia (France). He holds a doctoral degree from WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management (Germany) and obtained a Ph.D. from Copenhagen Business School (Denmark). He has experience (full-time/part-time) as a management consultant as well as a free-lancer supporting large clients in redesigning their internal control systems. He’s been a visiting scholar at Scancor (Stanford University) and at Zeppelin University in Germany. Stefan teaches at the BBA, Grande Ecole / Master in Management, executive MBA, and Ph.D. level and is an alumnus of Harvard Business School's Global Colloquium on Participant-Centered Learning. His work focuses on the interplay of management control, entrepreneurship, and well-being and has been published, among others, in several books and in European Accounting Review, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, International Journal of Management Reviews, Journal of Banking & Finance, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Management, and Management Accounting Research

Career
Full-time academic appointments
    • 2023 – Now : Professor (ESSEC Business School France)
    • 2017 – 2023 : Associate Professor (ESSEC Business School France)
    • 2011 – 2017 : Assistant Professor (ESSEC Business School France)
Other appointments
    • 2022 – 2025 : Head of the Accounting and Management Control Department (ESSEC Business School France)

Journal articles

Book chapters

Presentations at an Academic or Professional conference

Management

  • 2021 – Now : Instruments de gestion & comportements (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2015 – Now : Foundations of Management I (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2009 – 2010 : International Business Strategy (Copenhagen Business School Denmark)
  • 2008 – 2010 : Paradoxes in Strategic Management (Copenhagen Business School Denmark)

Accounting and Management Control 

  • 2020 – Now : Performance Management and Business Model Innovation in the Digital Era (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2015 – Now : Managerial Accounting (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2013 – Now : Strategic Management Control (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2013 – Now : Managing Plans and Projects (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2011 – Now : Strategic Cost Management (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2019 – 2021 : Accounting Refresher, Part 2: Management Acounting (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2019 – 2020 : Management Control (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2018 – 2019 : Coûts & cycle de vie (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2017 – 2019 : Cost Analysis (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2017 – 2017 : Methoden der Controllingforschung (University of Augsburg Germany)
  • 2013 – 2016 : Accounting Refresher, Part 2: Management Acounting (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2013 – 2013 : Management ControlManagement Control (ESSEC Business School Singapore)
  • 2011 – 2012 : Management Control (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2011 – 2011 : Managerial Accounting for Competitive Advantage and Innovation (Copenhagen Business School Denmark)
  • 2005 – 2007 : Knowledge Management and Management Control Systems (Dauphine Fondation France)

Thesis jury member

  • 2022 : (Université Cergy-Pontoise France)
  • 2016 : Ph.D. (Université Cergy-Pontoise France)

Supervision of Research UV

  • 2020 – 2021 : UV de recherche

Thesis co-director

  • 2014 – 2019 : Essays on performance manipulation (ESSEC Business School France)
Services
    • 2022 – Now: Head of Department (ESSEC Business School France)
    • 2018 – 2022: Member of the Pedagogical Committee of the BBA (Essec Global BBA France)
    • 2014 – 2021: Member of Ph.D. committee (ESSEC Business School France)
Professional activities
  • Consulting
    • 2008 – Now: Management consultant (Free-lancer) ( Germany)
Theses
  • 2014 : KHAJEHNEJAD Sabra (ESSEC Business School), Thesis co-director, Essays on performance manipulation
  • 2016 : PORUMB V. -A. (Université Cergy-Pontoise), Thesis jury member, Ph.D.
  • 2022 : SANGWON LEE S. (Université Cergy-Pontoise), Thesis jury member,