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Reuter, Marek

Assistant Professor
Department of Accounting

Marek Reuter is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Accounting and an affiliated researcher at the Mistra Center for Sustainable Markets (MISUM). He earned his PhD from the University of Innsbruck which was awarded with the Wallander scholarship for outstanding dissertation. 

Marek’s research primarily focuses on the institutionalization and organizational application of contemporary social and environmental accounting and control practices. He has, for example, studied the political nature of sustainability reporting standard setting or the role of sustainability control practices in the formation and change of organizational and individual identities. A current ongoing main research project investigates the application of sustainability control practices in context of global supply chains. Marek's research approach is coined by qualitative methods and constructivist methodology.

Marek has taught courses in the area of management control, cost accounting, and reflective thinking. He has broad experience in supervising theses on the Bachelor's and Master's level and is currently co-supervising a PhD thesis on sustainability governance practices in global supply chains.

Current teaching:

NDH301 – Management Control for Retail Management (Course Director)

BEE003 – The B&E Reflection Series

Selected ongoing research projects:

Füchtenhans, S., Li, R., Reuter, M., Strömsten, T.: Getting comfortable with climate scenarios: A study on making the TCFD scenario analysis auditable.

Dong, T., Reuter, M., Strömsten, T.: Analyzing compliance with environmental risk reporting - Towards a better understanding of policy-practice decoupling in context of the TCFD framework.

Lu, Y., Reuter, M., Strömsten, T.: From Minimum Wage to ‘Living Wage’: A Study on the Social Re-Construction of Wage Scope in the Global Fast Fashion Supply Chain.

Messner, M., Reuter, M., Strömsten, T.: The evolution of sustainability control practices in a global supply chain: Towards constructing the self-governing supplier.

Reuter, M.: The managerial turn in environmental regulation and conceptions of responsible corporate 'Self': An organizational identity perspective.

Reuter, M.: Towards an internal perspective on processes of social and environmental accounting legitimation.

Selected research publications:

Reuter, M., Messner, M.: Lobbying on the integrated reporting framework: An analysis of comment letters to the 2011 discussion paper of the IIRC. Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Vol. 28 No. 3, pp. 365-402. [Link]

Goretzki, L., Reuter, M., Sandberg, J., Thulin, G.: Making sense of employee satisfaction measurement - A technological frames of reference perspective. The British Accounting Review, Vol. 54 No. 1, pp. 1-17. [Link]