The research interests at the Chair of Management Accounting cover wide areas in content and methodology. The focus lies in the area of value-based management & performance tests, incentive & compensation systems of company leaders as well as accounting in regulated markets. Besides of that, the chair is involved in the research of the Center for Energy Markets ( ). The methodical bandwith ranges from conceptual work as well as case-study-orientated evaluations to empirical and model-theoretical analysis.

Goal of the research of the chair is to gain relevant practice-oriented insights. The strong connection to foundations in reality is reflected by the projects with companies.

Publications and dissertations of the researchers underline the broad research interests and the high academic level in several fields.