Professor Jan Mouritsen knighted and receives The Order of Dannebrog
Department of Operations Management’s professor Jan Mouritsen receives the order of Dannebrog for his significant contribution to science.
Jan Mouritsen is an internationally acclaimed researcher in management accounting and his research has been instrumental in understanding the role of Management Technologies and Management Control in various organisational and social contexts. He has published more than 250 books and articles in leading international journals, and he has been editorial board member of a series of academic journals. He has also been used as an expert in the EU and OECD among others.
Jan Mouritsen was awarded his dr.merc. degree in 1990 and he became professor in management accounting a year later at the age of 33. From the beginning of his career Jan Mouritsen has been in forefront of building up CBS’s international recognition as a research institution. At CBS he has held an array of positions such as head of department and vice-dean, where he was instrumental in founding the Department of Operations Management. In his latest research he focuses on empirical research and developing new ways of understanding the role and effects of controls and financial information in organisations and society.
Carsten Ørts Hansen, Head of Department of Operations Management, express how happy and proud we all are on behalf of Jan Mouritsen.
“Jan Mouritsen has not only been spearheading the internationalization of research at CBS, he was also early in seeing the value of combining research with practice and established joint collaborative projects between researchers, companies and organizations. Today, this is at the core of our CBS identity and we are all very happy and proud that Jan Mouritsen is awarded for this contribution to science and society.”
Carsten Ørts Hansen, Head of the Department of Operations Management