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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Business and Management D-index 38 Citations 18,551 88 World Ranking 1055 National Ranking 173

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Awards & Achievements

2010 - Richard Whipp Lifetime Achievement Award, British Academy of Management

Fellow of the British Academy of Management

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Management
  • Law
  • Accounting

His main research concerns Management control system, Accounting, Management accounting, Control and Accounting information system. His Management control system research incorporates themes from Performance management, Knowledge management, Operations management, Fundamental human needs and Empirical research. His studies in Performance management integrate themes in fields like Engineering ethics and Process management.

The various areas that David Otley examines in his Accounting study include Business process, Financial management, Public relations and Scope. His study in Management accounting is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Empirical evidence, Project accounting, Positive accounting, Financial accounting and Positive economics. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Risk analysis and Case method.

His most cited work include:

  • Performance management: a framework for management control systems research (1391 citations)
  • The contingency theory of management accounting: achievement and prognosis (968 citations)
  • The design and use of performance management systems: An extended framework for analysis (692 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Accounting, Management control system, Control, Management accounting and Performance management are his primary areas of study. His Accounting study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Organizational performance, Empirical research, Finance and Budgetary Control. In Organizational performance, David Otley works on issues like Balanced scorecard, which are connected to Creative accounting.

The study incorporates disciplines such as Incentive, Engineering ethics, Process and Process management in addition to Management control system. His Control study incorporates themes from Management science and Knowledge management. His studies deal with areas such as Accounting information system, Accounting management, Accounting standard, Contingency theory and Positive accounting as well as Management accounting.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Accounting (40.86%)
  • Management control system (39.78%)
  • Control (33.33%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2009-2020)?

  • Management control system (39.78%)
  • Performance management (19.35%)
  • Control (33.33%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary scientific interests are in Management control system, Performance management, Control, Risk analysis and Process. The concepts of his Management control system study are interwoven with issues in Engineering ethics, Operations management, Value, Risk management and Punishment. His Performance management study combines topics in areas such as Professional services, Perception, Affect, Big Four and Organizational commitment.

His Control research includes elements of Management science, Field and Body of knowledge. His research integrates issues of Contingency theory, Contingency, Accounting, Middle range theory and Process management in his study of Process. His Accounting study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Higher education, Empirical research and Discretion.

Between 2009 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • A Conceptual Development of Simons’ Levers of Control Framework (187 citations)
  • The contingency theory of management accounting and control: 1980–2014 (172 citations)
  • Reviewing and Theorizing the Unintended Consequences of Performance Management Systems (29 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Management
  • Law
  • Accounting

His scientific interests lie mostly in Management control system, Process, Accounting, Performance management and Operations management. His Management control system research is under the purview of Control. His Process research integrates issues from Contingency, Risk analysis and Middle range theory.

His Management accounting study in the realm of Accounting connects with subjects such as Research assessment. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Positive economics, Stewardship theory, Principal–agent problem, Ignorance and Illusion of control. His research integrates issues of Dialectic, Process management and Change management in his study of Operations management.

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Best Publications

Performance management: a framework for management control systems research

David Otley.
(1999)

2433 Citations

The design and use of performance management systems: An extended framework for analysis

Aldónio Ferreira;David Otley.
(2009)

2005 Citations

The contingency theory of management accounting: Achievement and prognosis

David T. Otley.
(1980)

1611 Citations

The effects of the interactive use of management control systems on product innovation

Josep Bisbe;David Otley.
(2004)

1500 Citations

Accounting for management control

Clive Emmanuel;David Otley;Kenneth Merchant.
(1990)

1136 Citations

Practice Developments in Budgeting: An Overview and Research Perspective

Stephen C. Hansen;David T. Otley;Wim A. Van der Stede.
(2003)

982 Citations

Emerging themes in management control: a review of recent literature

A. J. Berry;A. F. Coad;Elaine P. Harris;D. T. Otley.
(2009)

910 Citations

Budget Use and Managerial Performance

David T. Otley.
(1978)

803 Citations

Management control in contemporary organizations: towards a wider framework

David Otley.
(1994)

723 Citations

A Review of the Literature on Control and Accountability

Kenneth A. Merchant;David T. Otley.
(2006)

581 Citations

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