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Research interests

Bart Dierynck joined the accounting department of Tilburg University in the Fall of 2011, after receiving his Ph.D. from the KU Leuven. He obtained his Master in Applied Economics and Bachelor in Applied Economics from the same institution. Bart was also a visiting PhD-student at Emory University from January 2011 until July 2011. 

His current research can best be characterized as a systematic attempt to understand the mechanisms that firms (can) use to induce managers and employees to act in the best interest of the firm. The mechanisms Bart studies range from "hard" mechanisms such as control systems, organizational architecture, and accounting information to more "soft" mechanisms such as social norms and leadership. Next to studying the effect of these mechanisms in isolation, he is also interested in the interaction between "hard" and "soft" mechanisms. Bart uses quantitative research methods to examine his research questions, with a high focus on techniques drawn from experimental economics and psychology. His research has been published in leading academic journals such as The Accounting Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Operations Research.

Bart is an award-winning teacher who teaches about cost accounting, management control, corporate responsibility, and Integrated Reporting to both undergraduate students (bachelor and master students) and MBA-students.


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Occupational Health Medicine & Life Sciences
Delivery of Health Care Medicine & Life Sciences
Managers Business & Economics
Nurses Medicine & Life Sciences
Team Nursing Medicine & Life Sciences
Accounting information Business & Economics
Operations management Business & Economics
Property management Business & Economics

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Research Output 2012 2019

A dynamic view of management accounting systems

van Pelt, V., 2019, Tilburg: CentER, Center for Economic Research. 143 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisScientific

Open Access
Performance measurement system
Management accounting systems
Economic cost
Cooperative behavior

Doing the Right Thing: Rotation and Managers’ Reports about Distortion

Cardinaels, E., Dierynck, B. & van Pelt, V., Nov 2018, Tilburg: SSRN, 36 p.

Research output: Working paperOther research output

Performance measurement
Costs and benefits

Management accounting information properties and operations management

Dierynck, B. & Labro, E., 2018, In : Foundations and Trends in Technology, Information and Operations Management. 12, 1, p. 1-114

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Management accounting
Accounting information
Property management
Operations management

Management Accounting Information Properties and Operations Management

Dierynck, B. & Labro, E., 2018, IEEE. 130 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookScientific

Management accounting
Accounting information
Property management
Operations management

Managerial Reporting and Collaboration in Multi-Tier Organizations

Arshad, F., Dierynck, B. & van Pelt, V., Dec 2018, Tilburg: SSRN, 38 p.

Research output: Working paperOther research output

Accounting practices
Hierarchical organization

Activities 2016 2016

  • 1 Membership of board
  • 1 Membership of committee

Dutch Accounting Research Conference 2016 (Event)

Bart Dierynck (Member)
Jun 2016 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of boardScientific

39th European Accounting Association Annual Congress 2016 (Event)

Bart Dierynck (Member)

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committeeScientific