Berit Hartmann | Controlling and big data | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Berit Hartmann | Controlling and big data | Best Researcher Award

🏆 Berit Hartmann, Associate Professor at Gothenburg University School of Business Economics and Law, is a trailblazer in the field of Controlling and big data, leading the way in research excellence. Her expertise lies in the interplay between financial and management accounting, exploring their connections with broader organizational activities. Passionate about sustainable development, she investigates how data analysis integrates into control systems, shaping organizational practices. A distinguished researcher, Berit’s work delves into the role of digital technologies in fostering sustainable development. With a rich academic background from Technical University Berlin and Norwegian School of Management, she continues to make impactful contributions to the evolving landscape of accounting disciplines. 🌐📊🔍



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📚 Berit Hartmann, a distinguished scholar, embarked on her academic journey at Technical University Berlin, Germany, from 1999 to 2005, majoring in Accounting and Auditing. During her undergraduate and graduate studies, she also seized an Erasmus scholarship at the Norwegian School of Management in Oslo, delving into Financing and Investments. In 2008, she commenced her doctoral pursuit at JIBS, Sweden, specializing in Accounting and Finance, culminating in a remarkable PhD defense in January 2014. Her dissertation, “Bridging the GAAP: IFRS an Accounting Practice,” showcased her expertise. Berit holds a Degree in Business Administration and has consistently demonstrated her commitment to excellence in the field. 🎓📘✨


👩‍🏫 Berit Hartmann’s illustrious academic journey is marked by a series of impactful roles. Currently serving as an Associate Professor at the School of Business, Economics, and Law at the University of Gothenburg since November 2023, she previously held positions as a Senior Lecturer and Associate Senior Lecturer from 2019 to 2023. Berit’s academic prowess extends to her time as a Doctoral Candidate at Jönköping International Business School (2008-2014) and an Acting Assistant Professor at Jönköping University (2014-2015). Prior to her academic roles, she showcased her expertise in international project-based work at KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft. Her administrative contributions include roles as Vice Section Head and Representative of the Hearing Assembly. 🎓🌍💼

Honours and Awards: 

🏆 Berit Hartmann, along with co-authors Marton and Andersson Sols, achieved acclaim in the academic realm by earning a spot among the top 5 papers of 2020 in AiE (Accounting in Europe). Their groundbreaking work, “IFRS in National Regulatory Space: Insights from Sweden” (published in Accounting in Europe, 17(3), 367-387), garnered recognition and distinction. This achievement, acknowledged through an email from the editor, highlights the impactful contribution of the paper in unraveling insights within the context of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in the Swedish regulatory landscape. 📄🌟👏