Ioana Lupu
Associate Professor, Accounting and Management Control Department

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Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
General Information Research Areas Publications

Marie-Curie Intra-European Fellowship (2 years), Cass Busines School, London, UK

Ph.D. in Management Control, Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, Paris, France 


Prior to joining ESSEC, Dr Ioana Lupu was a Lecturer in Management Control at Queen Mary University London and a Marie Curie Senior Research Fellow at Cass Business School, Centre for the Study of Professional Service Firms working on an EU funded project. 

Her work received commendations such as: Faculty Transnational Research Best Conference Paper Award, Best Conference Paper Based on a Dissertation Award, and Best Paper by a Transnational Student Award (Academy of Management, 2012, 2013). Ioana’s papers are published in Human Relations, Harvard Business Review, Critical Perspectives on Accounting and Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal.

Currently, Ioana is working on projects exploring temporal experiences, body and compulsive behaviours in knowledge-intensive firms.

Research Areas

Temporality and performance measurement in knowledge firms

Work and identity of professional workers

Gender and diversity issues in professional settings

Sociology of calculation (esp. how financialization impacts creative and cultural industries).


Professional service firms (esp. global audit and law firms)

Cultural and creative industries

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Accounting and Management Control

ESSEC Business School
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B.P. 50105
95021 Cergy Pontoise Cedex

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