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Professor Axel Schulz HoD, Accounting and Data Analytics, Accounting & Data Analytics

Axel Schulz is a Professor of Management Accounting, La Trobe Business School. Prior to joining La Trobe Business School, Axel was a Professor at Monash University. During his time at Monash he served in a number of roles including Head of Department of Accounting. Prior to Monash University, Axel held appointments at Melbourne University and the University of New South Wales.

Axel's research interests are in behavioural accounting. His particular interests focus on the design of Management Control Systems, the effect of Performance Measurement Systems and Incentive System design on performance. Axel has published widely in leading international and national Accounting journals, including Journal of Accounting Research, Accounting, Organizations and Society, Journal of Management Accounting Research, Behavioural Research in Accounting and Accounting and Finance.

Axel is currently on the editorial board of The Journal of International Accounting Research (JIAR).He has been an adhoc reviewer for Contemporary Accounting Research, Accounting Organizations and Society and a number of other reputed international refereed journals.


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