Dr Alexander NIESS

Assistant Professor

Department: Finance and Accounting

Nationalities:

Expertise liée aux objectifs de développement durable des Nations unies:

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Teaching

  • 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)

Qualifications

  • 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

Academic

  • Head of Management & Organisation Academic Area, Rennes School of Business (April 2022 – Present)
  • Programme Director MSc “Management de projets créatifs, Culture et Design”, Rennes School of Business (January 2019 – Present)
  • 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

Refereed Articles Discipline-Based Scholarship

  • Niess, A., Duhamel, F., 2018, The course of recognition and the emergence of change initiatives., Journal Of Organizational Change Management, Volume 31, Issue 5 (2018), pp. 1071- 1083

Presentations of Refereed Papers International

  • Claasen, C., Niess, A., Weir, D., 2023, Legitimacy and critical management issues – Joint ventures in the mining industry., 39th EGOS, Cagliari, Italy, 6-9 July 2023
  • Duhamel, François and Alexander Niess, 2022, The Role of Aesthetics Communication in Communicative Institutionalism., Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, 2022
  • Duhamel, François and Alexander Niess, 2022, The (im)possibility of Educating an Ethical Sense of Kairos in Organizations, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, 2022.
  • François Duhamel and Alexander Niess, 2017, Change initiatives and conversations in firms, AOM Annual Meeting 2017, Atlanta, United States of America, August 2017
  • Niess, A and François Duhamel, 2016, How (not) to Waste Change Initiatives in Firms, AOM Annual Meeting 2016, Anaheim, United States of America, August 2016
  • Niess, A, 2008, Is Responsibility Accounting Building Incapacity? A Cost Accounting Interpretation of Paul Ricœur’s Imputability Principle, American Accounting Association 2008, Anaheim, California