Professor Falconer Mitchell

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Professor Emeritus of Management Accounting

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Phone: +44(0)131 6508340
Room: 2.36


Profile

Background

Falconer Mitchell is Professor Emeritus of Management Accounting at the University of Edinburgh where he has worked for the last 30 years. He is currently Chairman of CIMA's Research Board.

Research interests

  • Managerial accounting with particular reference to cost-management and Japanese practice
  • Practice in high technology companies
  • Activity Based Costing
  • Management accounting change processes and Management Accounting in SMEs.

Group membership

PhD Supervision

Falconer is supervising 0 PhD students


Publications

Contemporary issues on the balance scorecard

Nørreklit and Mitchell. (2014) Journal of Accounting and Organizational Change 10 (4).
Contribution to journal: Editorial

Scoring strategic performance: a pragmatic constructivist approach to strategic performance measurement

Mitchell, Nielsen, Nørreklit and Nørreklit. (2013) Journal of Management and Governance 17.
Contribution to journal: Article

A new framework for strategic cost management accounting: an empirical investigation of strategic decisions in Britain, the USA and Japan

Carr, Kolehmainen, K. and Mitchell. (2013). 269-295.
Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding: Chapter

The Routledge Companion to Cost Management

Mitchell, Jakobsen, M. and Norreklit, H. (2012).
Book/Report: Book

Strategic investment decision making practices: A contextual approach. Essay 1

Carr, Kolehmainen and Mitchell. (2012). 91-129.
Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding: Chapter (peer-reviewed)

The rise of the balanced scorecard! – Relevance regained?

Norreklit, H., Norreklit, L., Mitchell and Bjornenak, T. (2012) Proceedings of Pragmatic Constructivism 2 (1). 16-29.
Contribution to journal: Article
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Inventory Investment and Control: How Have UK Companies Been Doing?

Pong and Mitchell. (2012) British Accounting Review.
Contribution to journal: Article

Cost Commitment: A Research Note

Mitchell and Pereira, S. (2011) Journal of Management Accounting Research 1 (1). 120-133.
Contribution to journal: Article

Constructing Performance Measurement Packages

Mitchell, Jakobsen, M. and Norreklit, H. (2011). 194-213.
Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding: Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Strategic investment decision making practices: A contextual approach

Carr, Kolehmainen and Mitchell. (2010) Management Accounting Research 21 (3). 167-184.
Contribution to journal: Article
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Issues in the relationship between theory and practice in management accounting

Baldvinsdottir, Mitchell and Nørreklit. (2010) Management Accounting Research 21 (2). 79-82.
Contribution to journal: Article

The balanced scorecard combined with an alternative costing system: an effective contribution to governance

Carr, Mitchell and Macnab. (2010) 8. 97-109.
Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding: Chapter

Paradigms and Pragmatic Construction: a Reply

Mitchell, F., Norreklit, H. and Norreklit, L. (2010) Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal 23. 764-773.
Contribution to journal: Article

Towards a Paradigmitic Foundation for accounting Practice

Nørreklit, Nørreklit and Mitchell. (2010) Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal 23. 733-758.
Contribution to journal: Article

Internal performance measurement systems: problems and solutions

Jakobsen, Nørreklit and Mitchell. (2010) Journal of Asia-Pacific Business 11 (4).
Contribution to journal: Article

Plenary Address: Research and Practice in Management Accounting

Mitchell. (2009).
Contribution to conference: Paper

Towards a contextual framework for SMA with exploratory empirical evidence on strategic investment decisions

Mitchell. (2009).
Contribution to conference: Paper

Pitfalls in Using the Balanced Scorecard

Norreklit, Jacobsen and Mitchell. (2008) Journal of Corporate Accounting & Finance 19 (6). 65-68.
Contribution to journal: Article

A longitudinal study of the adoption of an activity-based planning system in the Crown Prosecution Service of England and Wales, UK

Yan Jun Liu, Mitchell and Robinson. (2008) Journal of Accounting and Organizational Change 4 (3). 318-342.
Contribution to journal: Article
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The Dynamics of Management Accounting in Malysia

Mitchell, F. and Sulaiman, S. (2008) Asia-Pacific Management Accounting Journal 3 (1). 33-37.
Contribution to journal: Article

What factors drive change in management accounting in Malaysian organisations

Sulaiman, Ramli and Mitchell. (2008) malaysian accounting review 7 (1). 61-76.
Contribution to journal: Article

Research in Management Accounting: Has the baby been thrown out in the bathwater?

Mitchell. (2008).
Contribution to conference: Paper

Financial Management in Malaysia

Mitchell, Sulaiman, S. and Ramli, A. (2007) Financial Management. 36-37.
Contribution to journal: Article

The balanced scorecard

Mitchell and Norrelkit, H. (2007). 175-198.
Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding: Chapter

Value engineering innovation in automotive and construction companies: A Malysian multiple case scenario

Mitchell, Ramli, A. and Suliman, S. (2007) Journal of Accounting and Management Information Systems 20. 68-81.
Contribution to journal: Article

The paradigmatic fashion of accounting practice

Norrelkit, H., Norrelkit, L. and Mitchell. (2007).
Contribution to conference: Paper

Theoretical conditions for validity in accounting performance

Mitchell and Norrelkit, H. (2007).
Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding: Chapter

Full Costing vs Variable Costing: does the Choice still Matter? An Empirical Exploration of UK Manufacturing Companies 1988-2002

Pong and Mitchell. (2006) British Accounting Review 38. 131-148.
Contribution to journal: Article

La Valutazione dei 'Fattari di successo' dei Sistenie di Contabilita direzinale: J. Risaltata di una Ricera Sull Activity Based Costing

Mitchell, Cinquini, L. and Tennuci, A. (2006) Budget 46. 4-26.
Contribution to journal: Article

Accounting for a disappearance: A Contribution to the History of the Value Added Statement in the UK

Pong and Mitchell. (2005) Accounting Historians Journal 32. 173-199.
Contribution to journal: Article

Success in Management Accounting: lessons from the activity based costing/management experience

Mitchell and Cinquini, L. (2005) Journal of Accounting and Organizational Change 1. 63-78.
Contribution to journal: Article

Utilising a Typology of Management Accounting Change: An Empirical Analysis

Mitchell and Sulaiman, S. (2005) Management Accounting Research 16. 422-437.
Contribution to journal: Article

The case for activity based costing

Mitchell and Yoshikawa, T. (2003) Chinese Accounting Review 4. 36-38.
Contribution to journal: Article

An analysis of the ABC Journal Literature 1987-2000

Mitchell and Bjornenak, T. (2003) European Accounting Review 11. 401-508.
Contribution to journal: Article

An Analysis of the ABC Journal Literature 1987-2000

Mitchell and Bjornenak, T. (2002) European Accounting Review 11. 481-508.
Contribution to journal: Article

Research and practice in management accounting: improving integration and communication

Mitchell. (2002) European Accounting Review 11. 277-289.
Contribution to journal: Article

La Qualita Informativa dei Sistemi di Contabilita Direxionale Quali Metodi per Valutarla?

Mitchell and Cinquini, L. (2001) Italian Economia and Management Review. 113-123.
Contribution to journal: Article

Activity Based Costing in the UK's Largest Companies: A Comparison of 1994 and 1999 Survey Results

Mitchell. (2000) Management Accounting Research 11. 349-362.
Contribution to journal: Article

Accounting, Clinical Activity and Medical Audit

Mitchell and Lapsley. (1998) International Association of Management Journal 10. 13-32.
Contribution to journal: Article

Labour and Costing. The Employee’s Dilemma

Walker and Mitchell. (1998) Accounting Historians Journal 25 (2). 35-62.
Contribution to journal: Article

Labour and Costing: The Employees' Dilemma

Mitchell and Walker, S .P. (1998) Accounting Historians Journal 25. 35-62.
Contribution to journal: Article

Market pressures and the development of costing practice: The emergence of uniform costing in the U.K. printing industry

Mitchell, F. and Walker. (1997) Management Accounting Research 8 (1). 75-101.
Contribution to journal: Article

Performance measurement for Cost Management: the Nature and Role of Kousuu

Mitchell, Innes, J. and Yoshikawa, T. (1997) Journal of Management Accounting 5. 47-61.
Contribution to journal: Article

Venture Capital Supply and Accounting Information System Development

Mitchell. (1997) Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice 24.
Contribution to journal: Article

An Application of Activity-Based Costing in the UK's Largest Financial Institutions

Mitchell and Innes, J. (1997) Service Industries Journal.
Contribution to journal: Article

Trade Associations and Uniform Costing in the British Printing Industry, 1900-1963

Walker and Mitchell. (1997).
Book/Report: Anthology

Propaganda, Attitude Change and Uniform Costing in the British Printing Industry, 1913-1945

Mitchell and Walker, S .P. (1996) Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal 9. 98-126.
Contribution to journal: Article

Propaganda, Attitude Change and Uniform Costing in the British Printing Industry, 1913-1939

Walker and Mitchell. (1996) Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal 9 (3). 98-126.
Contribution to journal: Article