Professor of Management Accounting at the National University of Ireland
MA (econ), PhD (in management accounting) at Manchester Business School, UK, Cristiano is specialised in Management Accounting, Cost Analysis and Performance Measurement. Cristiano’s research interests, consulting and related work experience extend well beyond accounting matters to reach leadership, organizational learning and change management. Cristiano has hold teaching and research positions at leading US (University of Southern California, LA, and Babson College, Boston), UK (Manchester Business School) and Italian universities (University of Siena). He has developed projects funded by the ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales) on the future role of management accounting and performance measurement. He is currently working on a project funded by CIMA (the Chartered Institute of management accounting) con the role of management accountants as leaders within processes of innovation and change. Cristiano has published books and articles in leading peer-reviewed journals such as Contemporary Accounting Research, Management Accounting Research, Journal of Management and Governance, Qualitative Research in Accounting and Management, Journal of Accounting and Change, as well as in professional journals such as the Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, Strategic Finance, Financial Management and Business Horizons.