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In 2024, Martin Carlsson-Wall was named "The Linder Chair in Sports and Business". It is the first Chair at SSE on the topics of Sports and Business. 

In 2023, Martin Carlsson-Wall was promoted to Full Professor. 

In 2017, Martin Carlsson-Wall took over as Program Director for the MSc in Accounting, Valuation and Financial Management. 

In 2015, he founded the Center for Sports and Business with Professor The research center has 40 faculty and strategic partnerships with many of the large Swedish sports (i.e. football, hockey, golf, skiing, etc). 



  • Accounting in sports organizations.

  • Accounting in inter-organisational relationships in private and public organizations.
  • Management control, innovation, growth companies and risk management.



Carlsson-Wall, M., DeMott, K., & Ali, H. (2023). Scaling and controlling talent development in high-intensity organizations: the case of a Swedish football club. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal (forthcoming).

Carlsson-Wall, M., Goretzki, L., Hofstedt, J., Kraus, K., & Nilsson, C.J. (2022). Exploring the implications of cloud-based enterprise resource planning systems for public sector management accountants. Financial Accountability & Management, 38 (2), 177-201.

Carlsson-Wall, M., Iredahl, A., Kraus, K., Wiklund, M. (2021). The role of management controls in managing heterogeneous interests during extreme situations: The Swedish migrant crisis in 2015. Qualitative Research in Accounting & Management, 18, 1-25.  

Carlsson-Wall, M., Goretzki, L., Kraus, K., Lind, J. (2021). Exploring the role of management control anchor practices in new product development. European Accounting Review, 30 (2), 251-276. [Link]

Carlsson-Wall, M., Kaarbøe, K., Kraus, K., Meidell, A. (2021). Risk management as passionate imitation – the interconnections among emotions, performance metrics, and risk in a global technology firm. Abacus, 57 (1), 72-100. [Link]

Baxter, J., Carlsson-Wall, M., Chua, W.F., Kraus, K. (2019). Accounting for the cost of sports-related violence: A case study of the socio-politics of ‘the’ accounting entity. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 32, 1956-1981.

Carlsson-Wall, M., Hirner, P., Kraus, K., Lewinski, A. (2019). The role of technocratic and socio-ideological control in managing tensions when integrating international subsidiaries. Qualitative Research in Accounting & Management, 16, 434-455.

Baxter, J., Carlsson-Wall, M., Chua, W.F., Kraus, K. (2019). Accounting and passionate interests – the case of a Swedish football club. Accounting, Organizations and Society, 74, 21-40.

Carlsson-Wall, M., Kraus, K., Meidell, A., Tran, P. (2019). Managing risk in the public sector – the interaction between vernacular and formal risk management systems. Financial Accountability & Management, 35, 3-19. 

Carlsson-Wall, M., Håkansson, H., Kraus, K., Lind, J., Strömsten, T. (eds) (2018). Accounting, Innovation and inter-organisational relationships. Routledge 

Carlsson-Wall, M., Kraus, K., & Karlsson, L (2017), "Management control in pulsating organisations - a multiple case study of popular culture events", Management Accounting Research, Vol 35, pp. 20-34. 

Carlsson-Wall, M., Kraus, K., & Messner, M (2016), "Performance measurement systems and the enactment of different institutional logics: Insights from a football organization", Management Accounting Research, Vol 32, pp. 45-61.

Carlsson-Wall, M., Kraus, K., Lund, M., & Sjögren, E (2016), “Accounting talk through metaphorical representations – change agents and organisational change in home-based elderly care”, European Accounting Review, Vol 25, No 2, pp. 215-243.

Carlsson-Wall, M., Kraus, K., & Lind, J (2015), “Strategic management accounting in close inter-organisational relationships”, Accounting and Business Research, Vol 45, pp. 27-54.

Carlsson-Wall, M., & Kraus, K (2015), "Opening the black box of the role of accounting practices in the fuzzy front-end of product innovation", Industrial Marketing Management, Vol. 45, pp. 184-194.

Carlsson-Wall, M., Kraus, K., & Lind, J., (2011), "The interdependencies of intra- and inter-organisational controls and work practices - the case of domestic care of the elderly", Management Accounting Research, vol. 22, no. 4, pp.313-329.



Bachelor program

BE901 Hybrid Organizations: Value Creation and Strategy

MSc program

Program Director

3313 Investments and Value Creation in Global Sports (Course Director)

3302 Management Control (Teacher)

3350 Thesis in Accounting and Financial Management (teacher)

Executive Education

Teaches both open programs and customized programs. Main subjects are:

• Management control
• Costing
• Performance management
• Transfer pricing
• Investment management
• Financial analysis