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Otto Janschek

Ass.Prof. Mag.Dr.rer.soc.oec. Otto Janschek

Ass.Prof. Mag.Dr.rer.soc.oec. Otto Janschek

Stellvertretender Institutsvorstand/Stellvertretender Vorsitzender des Senats

Education and research interests

Otto Janschek studied Business Administration (Diploma) and completed his doctorate in Social and Economic Science at WU (accounting theory). He received tenure in 1995 and has been an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Industrial Management until 2010 and from then on at the Institute of Strategic Management and Management Control.

His research interests cover both the field of management and financial accounting. In management accounting, management control systems packages and configurations, innovations in management accounting and incentive systems are core interests. In financial accounting, topics of interest cover group accounting procedures, disclosure practices and the use of financial accounting information in forecasting earnings and valuation by security analysts.


Over the years Otto Janschek has taught courses on a wide area of subjects ranging from financial and management accounting topics to project management. He was the long-term coordinator of the intermediate accounting course compulsory for all business students and established with his team one of the first large electronic course formats at Learn@WU including lecture casts.

For the specialization in Strategic Management and Management Control (SBWL Unternehmensführung), Otto Janschek developed project basted courses on “Business Analysis and Forecasting (BAP/BFP)” and “Valuation”. In both courses student teams tackle the analysis of a listed company as  financial analysts or valuation consultants to potential buyers and sellers. Both courses include practitioner feed back and have been conducted in partnership with well-known Austrian listed firms (BAP/BFP) and Deloitte and kpmg (valuation).

On the master level Otto Janschek has taught management accounting courses both in the SIMC master and in WU Executive Academy programs.

Otto Janschek has received several prizes for teaching excellence in undergraduate and Master programs. Since it’s inception in 2006, Otto Janschek has served as a mentor for WU’s undergraduate excellence program, WU Top League.

University roles

After having served on numerous committees and on the Senate, Otto Janschek has been elected as speaker of the research and teaching staff on the Senate and as one of three deputy speakers of the senate since 2010.

Transfer of Research into Practice

Apart from teaching and research projects conducted with business partners, Otto Janschek has more than 20 years of experience as a management trainer. Currently he is working with the Austrian Controllers’ Institute (ÖCI, http://www.controller-institut.at/de/) where he designed the Certified Group Accountant program.

Originalbeitrag in Fachzeitschrift

2022 Janschek, Otto, Malmi, Teemu, Bedford, David, Brühl, Rolf, Dergard, Johan, Hoozée, Sophie, Willert, Jeanette. 2022. The use of management controls in different cultural regions: an empirical study of Anglo-Saxon, Germanic and Nordic practices. Mehr erfahren
2020 Malmi, Teemu, Bedford, David S, Brühl, Rolf, Dergard, Johan, Hozée, Sophie, Janschek, Otto, Willert, Jeannette, Ax, Christian, Bednarek, Piotr, Gosselin, Maurice, Hanzlick, Michael, Israelsen, Poul, Johanson, Daniel, Johanson, Tobias, Madsen, Dag Oivind, Rohde, Carsten, Sandelin, Mikko, Strömsten, Torkel, Toldbod, Thomas. 2020. Culture and management control interdependence: An analysis of control choices that complement the delegation of authority in Western cultural regions. Mehr erfahren
2017 Greve, Jan, Ax, Christian, Bedford, David S., Bednarek, Piotr, Brühl, Rolf, Dergard, Johan, Ditillo, Angelo, Dossi, Andrea, Gosselin, Maurice, Hozee, Sophie, Israelson, Poul, Janschek, Otto, Johanson, Daniel, Johansson, Tobias, Madsen, Dag Ovind, Malmi, Teemu, Rohde, Carsten, Sandelin, Mikko, Strömsten, Torkel, Toldblod, Thomas, Willert, Jeannette. 2017. The impact of society on management control systems. Mehr erfahren
2010 Janschek, Otto, Mannsberger, Marco. 2010. Umrechnung von Fremdwährungsabschlüssen in den Konzernabschlüssen von ATX-Unternehmen 2005-2008. Mehr erfahren
2002 Janschek, Otto. 2002. Die Firmenwertabschreibung nach SFAS 141/142. Mehr erfahren
2001 Janschek, Otto, Wala, Thomas. 2001. Dual Income Tax - Ein Plädoyer zur Erweiterung der Eigenkapitalzuwachsverzinsung gem. § 11 EStG. Mehr erfahren
2001 Janschek, Otto. 2001. Ermittlung und Aufteilung von Firmenwerten und passiven Unterschiedsbeträgen nach SFAS 141 und 142. Mehr erfahren
2000 Janschek, Otto. 2000. Bilanzieller Ausweis von Eigenkapitalzuwachsverzinsung, Forschungs-, Bildungs- und Lehrlingsfreibeträgen? Anmerkungen zum Beitrag von Riener-Micheler/Urtz. Mehr erfahren
1996 Purtscher, Victor, Janschek, Otto. 1996. Bilanzierung eigener Anteile und der Rücklage für eigene Anteile. Mehr erfahren
1995 Janschek, Otto. 1995. Ergebnisverwendung im Konzernabschluß. Mehr erfahren