Mikael Cäker

Senior Lecturer

Department of Business
+46 31-786 14 66
Visiting address
Vasagatan 1
41124 Göteborg
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Postal address
Box 610
40530 Göteborg

About Mikael Cäker

Mikael Cäker, Phd in Business Administration 2005, Linköpings University. At the School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg, since 2008. Associate Professor in 2014. International publications in Accounting and Business Research, European Accounting Review, Management Accounting Research, Public Management Review, Scandinavian Journal of Management and Finanacial Accountability and Mangement. Teaches on all academic levels in management accounting and management control and with research interests in inter-organizational management control, management control and reimbursement models in the public sector, and interaction between different forms of control. Since 2021 active within the Centre for Health Governance, with projects concerning reimbursements models in hospitals, preventive care & health promotion and medical technologies.

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Research areas

  • Management Accounting & Management Control

Research in progress

Teaching areas

  • Management Accounting & Management Control

Selected publications

Performance measurement systems, hierarchical accountability and enabling control. Mikael Cäker, Sven Siverbo & Johan Åkesson. Accounting and Business Research. vol 52, no 7, 865-889, DOI: 10.1080/00014788.2021.1940076

Customer focus - an accountability dilemma. Cäker, Mikael. European Accounting Review, vol. 16, page 143 -171, 2007

Management control in public sector Joint Ventures. Cäker, Mikael, Siverbo, Sven. Management Accounting Research, 22:4, s. 330-348, 2011

Inter-organizational cooperation challenging hierarchical accountability: The dominated actors in a municipal joint venture. Cäker, Mikael, Nyland, Kari. Financial Accountability and Management, 33:1, s. 102-120, 2017

Effects of performance measurement system inconsistency on managers' role clarity and well-being. Cäker, Mikael, Siverbo, Sven. Scandinavian Journal of Management, Elsevier, 34:3, s. 256-266, 2018

Conceptualizing dysfunctional consequences of performance measurement in the public sector. Siverbo, Sven, Cäker, Mikael, Åkesson, Johan. Public Management Review, 21:12, s. 1801-1823, 2019