Professor Michael Power
Professor of Accounting
Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Risk and Regulation (CARR) at LSE. Educated at St Edmund Hall, Oxford; Girton College Cambridge; and LSE. Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and an Associate member of the UK Chartered Institute of Taxation. Honorary fellow of the Institute for Risk Management (IRM) and has held visiting fellowships at the Institute for Advanced Study, Berlin and at All Souls College, Oxford. Honorary doctorate in Economics (University of St Gallen, Switzerland) awarded in 2009.
The causes and consequences of auditability, transparency and accountability
The role of external and internal auditing in corporate governance
Internal control systems, operational risk management, errors and risk reporting
Financial regulation and financial reporting
Organizations, regulation and standardization
'The managerialization of security'. In Bergström, M, Svedburg Helgesson, K. and Mörth, U. (eds) Securitization, Accountability and Risk Management: Transforming the Public Domain. (Routledge, 2012).
'Accounting and finance' in Knorr-Cetina and Preda (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Sociology of Finance. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2012).
'Foucault and sociology' Annual Review of Sociology (2011) 37: 33-54. Read article.
'Smart and dumb questions to ask about risk management' RiskWatch (2011) May, pp.2-5. Toronto: Conference Board of Canada. Read article.
'Preparing for financial surprise' Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management (2011) 19 (1):28-31. Read article.
'Fair value, financial economics and the transformation of accounting reliability' Accounting and Business Research (2010) 40(3):197-210. Read article.
'The risk management of nothing.' Accounting, Organizations and Society (2009) 34(6/7): 849-55. Read article.
(with T.Scheytt, K.Soin and K.Sahlin) 'Reputational risk as a logic of organizing in late modernity' Organization Studies (2009) 30(2/3):165-188. Read article.
'Financial accounting without a state' in Chapman, Cooper and Miller (eds.) Accounting, Organizations and Institutions: Essays in honour of Anthony Hopwood. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009), pp.324-340.
'The invention of operational risk' Review of International Political Economy (2005) 12(4): 577-599.
'Organizational responses to risk: the rise of the Chief Risk Officer' in B.Hutter and M.Power (eds.) Organizational Encounters with Risk. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005) pp.132-148.
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Department of Accounting
London School of Economics and Political Science
London WC2A 2AE
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Room OLD 3.20
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