Advanced Research Methods in Accounting and Operations Management (ARAOM)


Name:Roland Almqvist
Title :
Associate Professor

PhD (econ)
Phone:+46 8 161289
Fax:+ 46 8 674 7440
Institutet för kommunal ekonomi (IKE)
Sektionen för redovisning

  Roland Almqvist is Associate Professor at Stockholm Business School. His research has mainly been oriented towards management control in the public sector with a special focus on the outcomes of New Public Management in public sector organizations. His research has resulted in book publications and articles in journal such as Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal and Public Administration.


Roland Almqvist is currently heading the Institute of Local Government.
Roland is teaching courses at all levels in accounting, management accounting
and research methods in finance and accounting.

Research Interest
Rolands current research is focusing on the next phase in public sector
management control and is exploring the question "what will come after the New Public Management?". Roland is also involved in research investigating the interest among capital market actors for issues such as health and working conditions in organizations and also in research exploring the effects of the Japanese Government's guidelines on Intellectual Asset Based Management in Japanese firms.

Selected Publications
Management by Contract - a study of programmatical and technological aspects. Public Administration an international quarterly, vol 79, no. 3, pp. 689-706, 2001, Blackwell Publishers Ltd.

Balancing dilemmas of the balanced scorecard. Accounting, Auditing and
Accountability Journal, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 842-857, 2006.

Management Control Transformations - Change mechanisms and their constant impact on management control systems. Journal of Human Resource Costing and Accounting, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 132-154, 2006.

New Public Management - om konkurrensutsättning, kontrakt och kontroll. LIBER, 2006.

Colliding discourses? - New Public Management from an Intellectual Capital
Perspective. In C. Chaminada and B. Catasús (eds) "Intellectual Capital
Reviseted: Paradoxes in the knowledge-intensive organization" Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, Northhampton, MA, USA, 2007.

Please Note !

There will be no new admissions to this course.

Course title:
Advanced Research Methods in Accounting and Operations Management
Semester: Spring term 2020
Study period: 2
Rate of studies: 100%
Level: Graduate level (second cycle)
Credits: 7.5
Language of instruction: English


Course coordinator:
Ezra Alexander
Head of course:
Roland Almqvist
Fredrik Eng Larsson