Dr Florian Gebreiter

Dr Florian Gebreiter

The Department of Accounting
Senior Lecturer

Contact details

Address
Birmingham Business School
University House
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham, UK
B15 2TY

Florian Gebreiter is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting at Birmingham Business School.

His principal research interests lie in two areas. Firstly, he examines accounting, accountability and control practices in public services like health and higher education. Secondly, he researches issues relating to recruitment, diversity, social mobility and professional socialisation at accounting firms. His research has been published in a range of international journals including Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, British Accounting Review and European Accounting Review

Qualifications

  • PhD London School of Economics
  • MA Warwick Business School
  • BSc University of Manchester

Teaching

  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • MSc Dissertation

Postgraduate supervision

Florian welcomes applications from prospective PhD students whose proposals relate to his research interests.

Research

Research interests

  • Accounting in the public and not-for-profit sectors
  • Professionalisation, graduate recruitment, diversity and social mobility at accounting firms
  • Accounting history

Publications

Recent publications

Article

Ferry, L, Haslam, J, Adegbite, E, Green, S & Gebreiter, F 2020, 'Accounting Colonization, Emancipation and Instrumental Compliance in Nigeria', Critical Perspectives on Accounting.

Al Mahameed, M, Belal, A, Gebreiter, F & Lowe, A 2020, 'Social accounting in the context of profound political, social and economic crisis: the case of the Arab Spring', Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal.

Yates, D, Belal, A, Gebreiter, F & Lowe, A 2020, 'Trust, accountability and the other within the charitable context: UK service clubs and grant-making activity', Financial Accountability & Management.

Gebreiter, F & Hidayah, NN 2019, 'Individual responses to competing accountability pressures in hybrid organisations: the case of an English business school', Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 727-749. https://doi.org/10.1108/AAAJ-08-2017-3098

Gebreiter, F 2019, 'Making up ideal recruits: Graduate recruitment, professional socialization and subjectivity at Big Four accountancy firms', Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal. https://doi.org/10.1108/AAAJ-11-2017-3250

Yates, D, Gebreiter, F & Lowe, A 2019, 'The internal accountability dynamic of UK service clubs: towards (more) intelligent accountability?', Accounting Forum, vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 161-192. https://doi.org/10.1080/01559982.2019.1589907

Gebreiter, F, Davies, M, Finley, S, Gee, L, Weaver, L & Yates, D 2018, 'From 'rock stars' to 'hygiene factors': teachers at private accountancy tuition providers', Accounting History, vol. 23, no. 1-2, pp. 138-150. https://doi.org/10.1177/1032373217729513

Gebreiter, F 2017, 'Accounting and the emergence of care pathways in the National Health Service', Financial Accountability & Management, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 299-310. https://doi.org/10.1111/faam.12126

Gebreiter, F & Ferry, L 2016, 'Accounting and the ‘insoluble’ problem of health-care costs', European Accounting Review, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 719–733. https://doi.org/10.1080/09638180.2016.1187073

Gebreiter, F 2016, '“Comparing the incomparable”: hospital costing and the art of medicine in post-war Britain', British Accounting Review, vol. 48, no. 2, pp. 257-268. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bar.2015.01.002

Gebreiter, F & Jackson, W 2015, 'Fertile ground: the history of accounting in hospitals', Accounting History Review.

Gebreiter, F 2015, 'Hospital accounting and the history of health-care rationing', Accounting History Review, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 183-199. https://doi.org/10.1080/21552851.2015.1086559

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