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Senior Lecturer in Organisation and Management Control

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Roles and Responsibilities

Marian is a member of the Edinburgh Futures Institute and the Centre for Accounting and Society. 


Dr Marian Gatzweiler is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh Business School. Marian’s research mainly focuses on the intersection between management and information systems in high-performance settings. His field work includes research on management practices in large-scale humanitarian crises and Europe’s largest megaproject. Interdisciplinary in nature, Marian’s research draws from organization theory, science and technology studies and political philosophy and ultimately seeks to develop actionable insights to inform contemporary management and policy challenges. In 2015, he was a visiting research fellow at the University of Oxford. 

Marian's research has been published in academic journals such as Organization Studies, Accounting, Organizations and Society, and Research in the Sociology of Organizations. He was invited to present research seminars at the Universities of Cambridge, Innsbruck, Oxford, Warwick and the London School of Economics and regularly presents his research at international conferences and workshops. His research has also been featured in media publications such as The Conversation.

Marian teaches at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He currently supervises two PhD students. In addition, he has designed and delivered executive education courses for senior civil servants in the area of strategy execution, performance management and financial management. Beyond academia, Marian engages with and consults for several organizations from the public and private sector.

Research Interests

  • Information system design and collaboration in high-performance settings
  • Organisation theory
  • Valuation and evaluation
  • Social innovation 
  • Data visualizations
  • Political philosophy
  • Humanitarian crises
  • Major programme management

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