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Christoph Drechsler

Assistant Professor

School of Business
UCD Quinn School of Business
University College Dublin
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7164772
Email: christoph.drechsler@ucd.ie

Biography

Dr Christoph Drechsler joined the accounting faculty at UCD Business Schools after receiving a PhD in Management (Major: Managerial Accounting and Control) from Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC), Paris/France. A qualified bank business management assistant, he has credit analyst experience with private bank Trinkaus & Burkhardt, Düsseldorf/Germany (now part of HSBC). Christoph has been serving as Academic Director of the Smurfit School's MSc in Strategic Management Accounting, and as UCD faculty representative in the CEMS network (environmental management). He has extensive managerial accounting teaching experience in the Smurfit School MBA programmes and in executive education courses.

Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 2003.
Title: HEC Foundation
Year: 1997.
Title: PhD Dissertation Research Scholar of the French Ministry for Environment (Environment and Energy Agency 'ADEME')
Year: 1998.
Title: International Association for Management of Technology Best Paper Award (Doctoral Category)
Year: 2002.
Title: Nominee for the HEC Foundation Best PhD Dissertation Award
Year: 0.
Title: Msc (DEA) Scholar, Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany) and Universities of Tours and Poitiers (France),
       

Conference Contributions

Drechsler, C., A. Greally & E. Power; (2006) Corporate environmental disclosures in the Republic of Ireland: an analysis from 2001 - 2004. [International Refereed Conference], Annual congress of the European Accounting Association, Dublin, Republic of Ireland , 22-MAR-06 - 24-MAR-06.
Drechsler, C. & L. Deane; (2006) Perceptions of accounting journal quality in the Republic of Ireland: Results of a survey of academics and accountants. [International Refereed Conference], Annual congress of the European Accounting Association, Dublin, Republic of Ireland , 22-MAR-06 - 24-MAR-06.
Drechsler, C.; (2006) Toward a mid-range theory of environmental decision-making in organizations. [International Refereed Conference], Annual conference of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, USA , 11-AUG-06 - 16-AUG-06.
Drechsler, C.; (2005) Management accounting processes for corporate environmental management: a two-study investigation of financial analysis of environmental investment decisions. [International Refereed Conference], International Research Conference on Performance Measurement and Management Control, Nice, France , 22-SEP-05 - 23-SEP-05.
Drechsler, C..; (2005) Ethics and Organizational processes and practices: elements of environmental decisions in European companies. [International Refereed Conference], Annual Conference of the European Academy of Management, Technische Universitaet Muenchen , 04-MAY-05 - 07-MAY-05.
Drechsler, C.; (2005) Financial analysis of environmental investment decisions. [International Refereed Conference], 28th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association, University of Goeteborg , 18-MAY-05 - 20-MAY-05.
Drechsler, C.; (2005) Management accounting processes for corporate environmental management: a multiple case study from environmental decision-making in industrial production. [National Refereed Conference Paper], 16th Annual Conference of the Irish Accounting and Finance Association, University of Limerick , 14-APR-05 - 15-APR-05.
Drechsler, C.; (2004) Toward a mid-range theory of the environmental investment decision process. [International Refereed Conference], Annual Conference of the Academy of Management, New Orleans , 06-AUG-04 - 11-AUG-04.
Drechsler, C.; (2004) Management control and the resource allocation process in environmental decision-making: Some evidence from industrial production. [International Refereed Conference], 6th International Management Control Systems Research Conference, University of Edinburgh , 12-JUL-04 - 14-JUL-04.
               

Publications

Books

Drechsler, C. (2014) Comportement de protection de l'environnement de l'entreprise. Saarbruecken: Editions Universitaires Europeennes. Available Online [Details]

Book Chapters

Drechsler, C.; (1998) 'Capital Investment Selection Given Changing Environmental Regulation and Changing Technology: A German-French Comparative Framework' In: Elsevier (eds). Management of Technology, Sustainable Development and Eco-Efficiency. , pp.279-287 [Details]
   

Other Journals

Geyer, D; Drechsler, C (2014) 'Detecting Cosmetic Debt Management using Benford's Law' Journal of Applied Business Research 30 (5) :1485-1492. Available Online [DOI] [Details]

Conference Publications

Drechsler, C. (2016) Judgmental effects of performance measures linked to strategy in balanced scorecard evaluations: replication and extension in an Irish setting European Accounting Association Annual Conference [Details]
Geyer, D. and Drechsler, C. (2014) Detecting Cosmetic Debt Management Using Benford's Law Munich International Business Conference [Details]
Brabazon, A. and Drechsler, C. (2013) In vino veritas?: Fine wine as an asset class Irish Accounting and Finance Association Annual Conference (IAFA) 2013 Institute of Technology, Tallaght, , 23-MAY-13 - 24-MAY-13 [Details]
Drechsler, C., K. Agnew and E. Sullivan; (2007) An empirical examination of the relationship between environmental disclosures and financial performance: evidence from Ireland Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association [Details]
Drechsler, C.; (2006) Toward a mid-range theory of environmental decision-making in organizations Annual conference of the Academy of Management Atlanta, USA, , 11-AUG-06 - 16-AUG-06 [Details]
Drechsler, C., Greally, A. & Power, E.; (2006) Corporate environmental disclosures in the Republic of Ireland: an analysis from 2001 - 2004 Annual congress of the European Accounting Association Dublin, Republic of Ireland, , 22-MAR-06 - 24-MAR-06 [Details]
Drechsler, C. & L. Deane; (2006) Perceptions of accounting journal quality in the Republic of Ireland: Results of a survey of academics and accountants Annual congress of the European Accounting Association Dublin, Republic of Ireland, , 22-MAR-06 - 24-MAR-06 [Details]
Drechsler, C.; (2005) Toward a mid-range theory of the environmental investment decision process Annual conference of the European Academy of Management Munich, Germany, , 04-MAY-05 - 07-MAY-05 [Details]
Drechsler, C.; (2005) Management accounting processes for corporate environmental management: a two-study investigation of financial analysis of environmental investment decisions International Research Conference on Performance Measurement and Management Control Nice, France, , 22-SEP-05 - 23-SEP-05 [Details]
Drechsler, C.; (2005) Financial analysis of environmental investment decisions 28th Annual congress of the European Accounting Association Goeteborg, Sweden, , 18-MAY-05 - 20-MAY-05 [Details]
Drechsler, C.; (2005) Management accounting processes for corporate environmental management: a multiple case study from environmental decision-making in industrial production 16th Annual conference of the Irish Accounting and Finance Association Limerick, Ireland, , 14-APR-05 - 15-APR-05 [Details]
                               

Book Reviews

Drechsler. C.; (2007) Paul Kearns. The Value Motive: The ONLY Alternative to the Profit Motive. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons Ltd. European Accounting Review: Book Reviews [Details]
Drechsler, C (2007) The value motive: The ONLY alternative to the profit motive. Book Reviews [Details]
Drechsler, C.; (1998) Paul de Backer. Le Management Vert. Editions Dunod. Revue Ensemble: Book Reviews [Details]
                                                                               

Research

Research Interests

Managerial accounting and - control processes                                                                                                       Organizational environmental decision-making
Empirical research methods

Research Projects

Sponsor : UCD Faculty of Commerce
Title : Environmental Decision-Making and Corporate Performances: Towards a generalizable Mid-Range Theory of the Environmental Decision Process
Start Date / End Date : 01-JUN-04 / 30-OCT-05