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Professor Claudia Gabbioneta
Chair in Accounting and Management

Profile

Biography

Claudia is Chair in Accounting and Management. She joined York in 2021 from the University of Newcastle, having previously worked at IULM University and the University of Genoa in Italy. She is Senior Editor of Organisation Studies, Consulting Editor of the Journal of Professions and Organisation and sits in the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Management Studies and the Journal of Strategic Contracting and Negotiations.

Claudia’s research primarily examines professions and professional occupations and addresses a wide range of issues within this context, including professional identity, professional reputation, and professional misconduct. She is also interested in organizational wrongdoing and corporate scandals, and how professionals and professional organizations are implicated in them. Her research has been published in leading journals, including Accounting, Organisation and Society, Human Relations, Work, Employment & Society, the Long Range Planning, the Journal of Management Inquiry, and the Journal of Professions and Organisation.

Claudia has co-edited two Special Issues, one in Human Relations (“Inserting professionals and professional organisations in studies of wrongdoing: The nature, antecedents, and consequences of professional misconduct”) and one in the Journal of Professions and Organisation (“Management, professional occupations and knowledge as a contested terrain”). She is currently co-editing a Special Issue in Research in the Sociology of Organizations (“Organizational wrongdoing, misconduct, and corruption: Their nature, antecedents, and consequences”).

Claudia is member of the Academy of Management, the European Group for Organizational Studies, and the European Accounting Association (Interdisciplinary/Critical Group).

Subject Group

Accounting and Finance

 

Research

Overview

Claudia’s research mainly examines professions and professional occupations and addresses a wide array of issues within this research context, including professional identity, professional reputation, and professional misconduct. She is also interested in organizational wrongdoing and corporate scandals.

She has published in leading international peer-reviewed journals and has co-edited two Special Issues, one in Human Relations (“Inserting professionals and professional organisations in studies of wrongdoing: The nature, antecedents, and consequences of professional misconduct”) and one in the Journal of Professions and Organisation (“Management, professional occupations and knowledge as a contested terrain”). She is currently co-editing a Special Issue in Research in the Sociology of Organizations (“Organizational wrongdoing, misconduct, and corruption: Their nature, antecedents, and consequences”).

Claudia has received several awards and accolades, including:

  • 2021, Winner of the Journal of Management Studies Best Reviewer Award
  • 2020, Winner of the Journal of Management Studies Best Reviewer Award
  • 2019, Winner of the NUBS Research of the Year Award for Accounting and Finance
  • 2019, Winner of the Best Reviewer Award for the STR Division of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting
  • 2019, Winner of the Best Reviewer Award for the OMT Division of the Academy of Management Annual Meeting
  • 2017, Shortlisted for Best Reviewer Award, Journal of Professions and Organization
  • 2014, Gabbioneta C., Greenwood R., Mazzola P., Minoja M. 2013. The influence of the institutional context on corporate illegality Accounting, Organization and Society, 38(6/7): 484-504 is selected for inclusion in the “Novak Druce Center Insights”, a practitioner-oriented collection published by University of Oxford Business School
  • 2014, Shortlisted for Best Paper Award, Journal of Professions and Organization
  • 2014, Shortlisted for Best Environmental and Social Issue Paper Award, OMT Division, Academy of Management 

Claudia is a regular attendee at national and international conferences and has been invited as guest speaker at many workshops and seminars, including:

  • The ODC Doctoral Consortium at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting (2018-2021)
  • The OMT Doctoral Consortium at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting (2019-2020)
  • A seminar on qualitative research methods at IULM University (2019-2021)
  • A seminar at Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management (2019)
  • The Organization Studies workshop on “How to write theory papers” at EGOS (2019)
  • The Current Issues of Corporate Governance Conference in Seoul (2019)
  • A seminar at ESSEC Business School, Paris (2019)
  • The sub-plenary on “Corruption and Organizational wrongdoing” at EGOS (2019)
  • A seminar at Durham University (2018)
  • A seminar at Bozen University (2018)

Claudia is Senior Editor of Organisation Studies, Consulting Editor of the Journal of Professions and Organisation and sits in the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Management Studies and the Journal of Strategic Contracting and Negotiations.  

In 2020, she was awarded a visiting scholarship by LUISS University (Rome). 

Projects

Claudia is working on the following research projects:

  • Client capture in the UK audit industry
  • Discrimination in the Australian audit industry
  • Reputation trajectories of UK elite lawyers
  • Individual and organizational reputation in the UK law industry
  • Professional identity in new occupations
  • Theorizing professional misconduct

Supervision

Claudia would be interested in supervising new PhD students in her areas of research. If interested, please drop her a line. 

Publications

Selected publications

 

Full publications list

Journal articles

Book chapters

  • Muzio D, Faulconbridge J, Gabbioneta C, Greenwood R. Bad apples, bad barrels and bad cellars: a ‘boundaries’ perspective on professional misconduct. In: Palmer, D; Smith-Crowe, K; Greenwood, R, ed. Organizational Wrongdoing: Key Perspectives and New Directions. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2016, pp.141-175.
  • Gabbioneta C, Mazzola P, Ravasi D. Corporate reputation and stock market behaviour. In: Helm,S; Liehr,K; Storck,C, ed. Reputation Management. Springer, 2011.
  • Mazzola P, Gabbioneta C. Disclosing strategy: Stock market's reaction to strategic plan presentation. In: Airoldi,G; Brunetti,G; Corbetta,C; Invernizzi,G, ed. Economia aziendale e management. 2010.

Books

  • Gabbioneta C. Reputazione aziendale e analisti finanziari. Una ricerca multi-metodo per lo sviluppo di alcune proposizioni. McGraw-Hill, 2012.

Compositions

 

Recordings

 

Teaching

Undergraduate

 

Postgraduate

 

Other teaching

Claudia has 20 years of experience in higher education. She has taught in several countries, including Italy, Canada, and the UK. 

Claudia has designed and taught a variety of modules in accounting and management, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, including:

  • Business Ethics and Wrongdoing
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Strategic Management
  • Investor Relations and Financial Communication

At Newcastle University, she served as Chair of the A&F Board of Studies for four years and led the Subject Group 4-year internal review.

Claudia regularly serves as external assessor in promotion and recruitment panels at UK and international Universities and is a Fellow of HEA.

Claudia Gabbioneta

School for Business and Society
University of York
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York Science Park
Heslington
York YO10 5ZF

T:+44 (0) 1904 323272
E: claudia.gabbioneta@york.ac.uk
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