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Management Control journal wishes to attract innovative, high-quality contributions, both theoretical and empirical, which improve our understanding of strategy, management and control systems, in the different contexts of private, public and third sector. Management Control intends to encourage the internationalization process of academic research carried out with different methodologies and theoretical developments, by integrating the traditional values of Italian research with the most recent studies carried out in the international context. The focus of the journal covers, but is not limited to, topics such as:
-Entrepreneurship, strategy and corporate governance
-Planning, budgeting and control processes
-Forecasting systems, scenario analysis and business simulation
-Cost accounting and performance management
-Management information systems, artificial intelligence and big data to support decision-making processes
-Audit of operating systems, information technology and corporate governance systems
-Relationships between control, power and corporate culture
-Integration between risk management and performance management systems
-Organizational processes related to the design, implementation and use of management control systems
-Research methods in the area of strategy, management and control systems
- Business development, innovation and sustainability

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Editor-in-chief: Giuseppe D’Onza (University of Pisa).
Co-Editors: Maria Serena Chiucchi (Polytechnic Marche University), Lino Cinquini (S. Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa), Elena Giovannoni (Royal Holloway, UK), Rosa Lombardi (University of Roma La Sapienza), Daniela Mancini (University of Teramo), Hanne Norreklit (Aarhus University, Denmark), Matti Skoog (Abo Akademi, Finland).
Editorial Board: Simona Alfiero (Univ. of Torino), Carmen Aranda (Univ. of Navarra, Spain), Selena Aureli (Univ. of Bologna), Francesco Badia (Univ. of Bari), Federico Barnabè (Univ. of Siena), Francesca Bartolacci (Univ. of Macerata), Enzo Bivona (Univ. of Palermo), Enrique Bonson (Univ. of Huelva, Spain), Laura Broccardo (Univ. of Torino), Cristiano Busco (Luiss Univ. of Roma), Andrea Cardoni (Univ. of Perugia), Nicola Castellano (Univ. of Pisa), Bino Catasus (Univ. of Stockholm, Sweden), Cristiana Cattaneo (Univ. of Bergamo), Iacopo Cavallini (Univ. of Pisa), Fabrizio Cerbioni (Univ. of Padova), Francesca Cesaroni (Univ. of Urbino), Massimo Ciambotti (Univ. of Urbino), Graziano Coller (Univ. of Trento), Christian Corsi (Univ. of Teramo), Katia Corsi (Univ. of Sassari), David J. Collison (Univ. of Dundee, UK), Francesca Culasso (Univ. of Torino), Suresh Cuganesan (Univ. of Sydney, Australia), Sebastiano Cupertino (Univ. of Siena), Roberto Del Gobbo (Univ. of Macerata), Elbano De Nuccio (Univ. of Bari LUM), Charl De Villiers (Univ. of Auckland, New Zealand), Grazia Dicuonzo (Univ. of Bari), Angelo Ditillo (Bocconi Univ.), Fabio Donato (Univ. of Ferrara), John Dumay (Macquarie Univ., Australia), Isabella Fadda (Univ. of Cagliari), Carsten Felden (Univ. of Freiburg, Germany), Bruno Franceschetti (Univ. of Macerata), Stefano Garzella (Univ. of Napoli Parthenope), Marco Gatti (Polytechnic Marche Univ.), Riccardo Giannetti (Univ. of Pisa), Elena Gori (Univ. of Firenze), Giulio Greco (Univ. of Pisa), James Guthrie (Macquarie Univ., Australia), Fabio La Rosa (Univ. of Catania), Rita Lamboglia (Univ. of Napoli Parthenope), Matteo La Torre (Univ. of Pescara), Nicola Lattanzi (IMT School of Advanced Studies, Lucca), Arianna Lazzini (Univ. of Modena), Antonio Leotta (Univ. of Catania), Marco Maffei (Univ. of Napoli Federico II), Elisabetta Magnaghi (Univ. of Lille, France), Irma Malafronte (Roehampton Business School, UK), Teemu Malmi (Aalto Univ., Finland), Maria Pia Maraghini (Univ. of Siena), Alessandro Marelli (Univ. of Teramo), Maurizio Massaro (Univ. of Venezia), Carol J. McNair-Connolly (Babson College, USA), Robert Melville (City Univ. London, UK), Klaus Moeller (St. Gallen Univ. Switzerland), Marco Montemari (Polytechnic Marche Univ.), Christian Nielsen (Aalborg Univ., Denmark), Rebecca Levy Orelli (Univ. of Bologna), Claudia Presti (Univ. of Pisa), Silvana Revellino (Univ. of Salerno), Carmela Rizza (Univ. of Catania), Davide Rizzotti (Univ. of Catania), Pasquale Ruggiero (Univ. of Siena), Meir Russ (Univ. of Wisconsin, USA), Fabio Santini (Univ. of Perugia), Gerrit Sarens (Univ. of Louvain, Belgium), Georges Selim (CASS Business School, UK), Riccardo Silvi (Univ. of Bologna), Lucrezia Songini (Univ. of Piemonte Orientale), Michela Soverchia (Univ. of Macerata), Andrea Tenucci (S. Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa), Ashish Varma (IMT Ghaziabad, India), Gianluca Vitale (Univ. of Siena), David W. Young (Boston Univ., USA), Filippo Zanin (Univ. of Udine).
Advisory Board: Stefano Adamo (Univ. of Salento), Paolo Andrei (Univ. of Parma), Adele Caldarelli (Univ. of Napoli Federico II), Bettina Campedelli (Univ. of Verona), Paolo Collini (University of Trento), Luciano D’Amico (Univ. of Teramo), Stefano Marasca (Polytechnic Marche Univ.), Luciano Marchi (Univ. of Pisa), Riccardo Mussari (Univ. of Siena), Antonella Paolini (Univ. of Macerata), Alberto Quagli (Univ. of Genova), Angelo Riccaboni (University of Siena), Claudio Teodori (Univ. of Brescia).

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