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Henri Dekker is Professor of Management Control at the School of Business and Economics at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. In 2003, he received his PhD from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam for his research on the control of interfirm relationships. Henri currently has visiting positions at Copenhagen Business School and the London School of Economics, and has been a professorial fellow at the University of Melbourne.

Research

Henri's research agenda is focused on the themes of governance and control of interfirm relationships, management control within organizations, compliance with complex regulations and regulatory reporting. His work has been published in a variety of accounting and management journals and has been recognized by several awards. Henri currently is Associate Editor at Management Accounting Research and at the Decision Sciences Journal, and is a former Associate Editor at European Accounting Review. He currently also serves on the editorial boards of Accounting, Organizations and Society, Behavioral Research in Accounting, European Accounting Review and Journal of Management Accounting Research.

Teaching

Henri is involved in teaching on management accounting and control in bachelor, master and post-graduate / executive programs. He also supervises and supports students in bachelor, master and PhD programmes in conducting their research and writing their thesis.

Prizes and Awards

  • 2012 Notable contribution to the Management Accounting Literature Award (American Accounting Association, Management Accounting Section)
  • 2010 Greatest Impact on Practice Award (American Accounting Association, Management Accounting Section)
  • 2009 Best Early Career Award (American Accounting Association, Management Accounting Section)
  • 2006 Outstanding Paper Award (American Accounting Association, Management Accounting Section)
  • 2003 David Solomons Prize (Best paper appeared in Management Accounting Research)

Ancillary activities

  • The University of Melbourne | Melbourne | Professorial Fellow | 2013-11-02
  • LSE | Onbekend | Docent | 2014-01-02

Ancillary activities are updated daily

Ancillary activities

  • Copenhagen Business School - Visiting Professor

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Management control Business & Economics
Interfirm relationships Business & Economics
Management accounting Business & Economics
Contracting Business & Economics
Suppliers Business & Economics
Accounting research Business & Economics
Managers Business & Economics
Supply chain Business & Economics

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Research Output 1998 2018

Contracting abroad: A comparative analysis of contract design in host and home country outsourcing relations

Dekker, H., Kawai, T. & Sakaguchi, J., 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Management Accounting Research.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Host country
Comparative analysis
Contract design
Contracting
Outsourcing

Information availability in acquisition decisions: The role of prior relations and rival bidders

Smeuders, D., Dekker, H. & Van den Abbeele, A., 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Management Accounting Research.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Private information
Underperformance
Decision maker
Corporate acquisitions
Moderating effect

The interfirm contracting value of management accounting information

Dekker, H., Kawai, T. & Sakaguchi, J., 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Management Accounting Research.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Contracting
Management accounting
Accounting information
Suppliers
Specificity

The Tone from Above: The Effect of Communicating a Supportive Regulatory Strategy on Reporting Quality

Van Duin, S. R., Dekker, H. C., Wielhouwer, J. L. & Mendoza, J. P., May 2018, In : Journal of Accounting Research. 56, 2, p. 467-519 53 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Long-term orientation
Time horizon
Financial markets
Self-assessment
Firm size

Your gain my pain? The effects of accounting information in uncertain negotiations

Essa, S. A. G., Dekker, H. C. & Groot, T. L. C. M., 14 Apr 2018, In : Management Accounting Research. p. 1-23 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Uncertainty
Pain
Accounting information
Profit
Suppliers

Activities 2004 2012

  • 12 Lecture / Presentation
  • 4 Editorial work

Risk, trust and (incomplete) control in interfirm relations

Dekker, H. C. (Speaker)
1 Nov 2012

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Doing and publishing management accounting research

Dekker, H. C. (Speaker)
22 Mar 2012

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Management Accounting Research (Journal)

Dekker, H. C. (Member of editorial board)
20122016

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workEditorial workAcademic

European Accounting Review (Journal)

Dekker, H. C. (Member of editorial board)
20122016

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workEditorial workAcademic