CEIBS Webinar Series: Research Meets Management
Join us on September 28, 2022 for a talk from Professor of Acccounting David Erkens about how delegation and incentive design in grocery stores affects employee motivation and productivity.
About the webinar
How does the introduction of a partnership model in a grocery store chain affect store profitability? How can partnerships improve the sustainability of grocery stores and encourage employees to leverage their knowledge of local markets, customers, and operating conditions? During this webinar, we will look at a recent CEIBS study tackling these questions using unique data from a large Chinese grocery chain.
About our speaker
Erkens, David Hendrik
Professor of Accounting, CEIBS
Research Area Director of Service Excellence
David Hendrik Erkens is a Professor of Accounting and the Research Area Director of Service Excellence at CEIBS. Prior to joining CEIBS, he was a tenured Associate Professor of Accounting at McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University. He earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration from Arizona State University and his MSc in International Management from Maastricht University.
His research focuses on the design, implementation, and use of control systems, particularly compensation arrangements, boards of directors, and operational controls. His more recent research interest focuses on how firms can use artificial intelligence to achieve greater control over business processes.
Prof. Erkens’ papers have been published in leading academic journals, including Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, Management Science, and Journal of Corporate Finance. His research has been covered by the press, such as Agenda, CFO Magazine, and The Economist and has informed policy-makers such as the European Commission.
This event will be moderated by Dr. Robert Straw, CEO, CEIBS Switzerland
Date: September 28, 2022
Time: 12:00 -13:00 CEST (Zurich) / 18:00-19:00 CST (Shanghai)
Contact: Please contact Vivian Song at firstname.lastname@example.org with any enquiries.
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