Michael Habersam

Ao. Univ. Prof. Dr.

Room: o.3.41

Phone: +43 (0)512 507 71436

E-mail: michael.habersam@uibk.ac.at


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Research interests:

  • Performance measurement & management in public universities – concepts & organizational practices
  • General business administration-/management-theory, focussing on ontological, epistemological, and methodological aspects of theory-building
  • Managing public hospitals and health care organizations as high reliability organizations

Selected publications:

  • Habersam, M., Piber, M. and Skoog, M. (2013), “Knowledge balance sheets in Austrian universities: The implementation, use, and re-shaping of measurement and management practices”, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Vol. 24 4-5, pp. 319–337. [link]
  • Habersam, M. (2009). Management öffentlicher Krankenhäuser: Eine Rekonstruktion der theoretischen Grundlagen. SpringerLink Bücher. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften. [link]
  • Habersam, M., & Piber, M. (2003). Exploring intellectual capital in hospitals: two qualitative case studies in Italy and Austria. European Accounting Review, 12(4), 753–779. [link]


  • Program Director, Bachelor Program Management & Economics
  • Research
  • Teaching

Prior affiliations:

  • Private University Witten/Herdecke, Germany

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