Dr NIESS Alexander

Assistant Professor

Department : Finance and Accounting

Nationalities :


  • Management Control (3rd year Programme Grande Ecole / MSc. / MAIB, in English)
  • Advanced Management Accounting and Change (3rd year Programme Grande Ecole / MSc. / MAIB, in English)
  • Fundamentals of Management Accounting (1st year students Programme Grande Ecole)


Doctorate in Management, HEC Paris, France
Research Master in Accounting and Management Control, University of Paris Dauphine, France
Graduate, University of Munich

Research interests

  • Managerial and entrepreneurial incentives
  • Accountability and responsibility in organisations
  • Capacity management systems in service activities


Work experience Academic


  • Assistant professor, Finance and Accounting Academic Area, Rennes School of Business (September, 2008 – Present).
  • Research assistant, Groupe HEC Paris (June, 2000 – February, 2008).


Intellectual contributions

Presentations of Refereed Papers International

Is Responsibility Accounting Building Incapacity? A Cost Accounting Interpretation of Paul Ricœur's Imputability Principle

Authors:Niess, A Published in:American Accounting Association 2008, Anaheim, California Date:2008