Publications

Scholarly International Publications (listed on Google Scholar and ORCID)

  • Van der Kolk, B. (2022), Performance Measurement in the Public Sector: Mapping Twenty Years of Survey Research, Financial Accountability & Management, forthcoming.
  • Van der Kolk, B. (2022), Numbers speak for themselves, or do they? On performance measurement and its implications, Business & Society, vol. 61(4), pp. 813-817.
    DOI: 10.1177/00076503211068433
  • Toldbod, T. and B. van der Kolk (2022), Cascading Control Changes, Incoherence, and Dialogue: Insights from a Longitudinal Case Study, European Accounting Review, vol. 31(2), pp. 377-407.
    DOI: 10.1080/09638180.2020.1813185
  • Carrera, N. and B. van der Kolk (2021), Auditor Ethics: Do Experience and Gender Influence Auditors’ Moral Awareness? Managerial Auditing Journal, vol. 30(3), pp. 463-484.
    DOI: 10.1108/MAJ-07-2020-2745
  • Delfino, G.F. and B. van der Kolk (2021), Remote working, management control changes and employee responses during the COVID-19 crisis. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, vol. 34(6), pp. 1376-1387.
    DOI: 10.1108/AAAJ-06-2020-4657
  • Van Elten, H.J., B. van der Kolk and S. Sülz (2021), Do Different Uses of Performance Measurement Systems in Hospitals Yield Different Outcomes? Health Care Management Review, vol. 46(3), pp. 217-226.
    DOI: 10.1097/HMR.0000000000000261
  • Van der Kolk, B., P.M.G. van Veen-Dirks and H.J. ter Bogt (2020), How Combinations of Control Elements Create Tensions and How These Can Be Managed: An Embedded Case Study, Management Accounting Research, vol. 48, September, 100677.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.mar.2020.100677
  • Van der Kolk, B. (2020), Debate: Motivating Civil Servants – Insights From Self-Determination Theory, Public Money & Management, vol. 40(8), pp. 554-555.
    DOI: 10.1080/09540962.2020.1714266
  • Van der Kolk, B., P.M.G. van Veen-Dirks and H.J. ter Bogt (2019), The Impact of Management Control on Employee Motivation and Performance in the Public Sector. European Accounting Review, vol. 28(5), pp. 901-928.
    DOI: 10.1080/09638180.2018.1553728
  • Van der Kolk, B. (2019), Management Control Packages: A Literature Review and Guidelines for Public Sector Research. Public Money & Management, vol. 39(7), pp. 512-520.
    DOI: 10.1080/09540962.2019.1592922
  • Van der Kolk, B. (2019), Ethics Matters: The Integration of Ethical Considerations in Management Accounting Textbooks. Accounting Education, vol. 28(4), pp. 426-443.
    DOI: 10.1080/09639284.2018.1543602
  • Van der Kolk, B. and W. Kaufmann (2018), Performance Measurement, Cognitive Dissonance and Coping Strategies: Exploring Individual Responses to NPM-Inspired Output Control. Journal of Management Control, vol. 29(2), pp. 93-113.
    DOI: 10.1007/s00187-018-0265-1
  • Ter Bogt, H.J., G.J. van Helden and B. Van der Kolk (2016), New Development: Public Sector Controllership – Reinventing the Financial Specialist as a Countervailing Power. Public Money & Management, vol. 36(5), pp. 379-384.
    DOI: 10.1080/09540962.2016.1194086
  • Van der Kolk, B. and T. Schokker (2016), Strategy Implementation through Hierarchical Couplings in a Management Control Package: An Explorative Case Study. Journal of Management Control, vol. 27(2), pp. 129-154.
    DOI: 1007/s00187-015-0226-x.
  • Van der Kolk, B., H.J. ter Bogt and P.M.G. van Veen-Dirks (2015), Constraining and Facilitating Management Control in Times of Austerity: Case Studies in Four Municipal Departments. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, vol. 28(6), pp. 934-965.
    DOI: 10.1108/AAAJ-03-2014-1660
  • Ter Bogt, H.J., G.J. van Helden and B. van der Kolk (2015), Challenging the NPM Ideas About Performance Management: Selectivity and Differentiation in Outcome-Oriented Performance Budgeting. Financial Accountability & Management, vol. 31(3), pp. 287-315.
    DOI: 10.1111/faam.12058

Scholarly National Publications

  • Van der Kolk, B. (2021), Metrics: baat het niet dan kan het wél schaden. Holland Management Review, vol. 200.
  • Van der Kolk, B., P.M.G. van Veen-Dirks and H.J. ter Bogt (2020), Hoe werken combinaties van management control elementen? Tweeledigheid en dynamiek [How do combinations of control elements work together?], Maandblad voor Accountancy en Bedrijfseconomie, vol. 94(5/6), pp. 199-204.
  • Van Veen-Dirks, P.M.G., Verbeeten, F.H.M., and B. Van der Kolk (2020), Trends voor 2020: Digitalisering, Risico-management en Ethiek. [Translation: Trends for 2020: Digitalization, Risk Management and Ethics], Controllers Magazine, No. 1, pp. 16-19.
  • Van der Kolk, B., P.M.G. van Veen-Dirks and H.J. ter Bogt (2019), Medewerkers motiveren in de publieke sector: De rol van management control [Translation: Motivating Employees in the Public Sector: Exploring the Role of Management Control], Tijdschrift voor Management & Organisatie, 2019/4, pp. 22-34.
  • Van der Kolk, B. and W. Kaufmann (2018), De Paradox van Prestatiemeting [Translation: The Performance Measurement Paradox], Holland Management Review, vol. 178, pp. 54-59.
  • Van der Kolk, B. (2017), Relaties tussen Management Control-Elementen: Is de Koppelingstheorie Bruikbaar? [Translation: Relations among Management Control Elements: Is Coupling Theory Useful?], Maandblad voor Accountancy en Bedrijfseconomie, vol. 91(9/10), pp. 299-207.
  • Van der Kolk, B., H.J. ter Bogt and P.M.G. van Veen-Dirks (2015), Management Control: Beperken en/of Faciliteren? [Translation: Management Control: Constraining or Facilitating?], Holland Management Review, vol. 164, pp. 48-51.
  • Van der Kolk, B. (2015), Management Control Packages: Een inleiding en onderzoeksinstrument. [Translation: Management Control Packages: An Introduction and a Research Tool] Maandblad voor Accountancy en Bedrijfseconomie, vol. 89(3), pp. 174-180.
  • Van der Kolk, B. (2013), Bonussen: Kunnen we zonder? [Translation: Bonuses: Are They Necessary?] Maandblad voor Accountancy en Bedrijfseconomie, vol. 87(3), pp. 83-89.
  • Van der Kolk, B. (2011), De accountant en het grijze gebied [Translation: The Auditor and the Grey Area] Maandblad voor Accountancy en Bedrijfseconomie, 85(4), pp. 186-197. (Winner MAB Best student paper award)

Books

Teaching cases

  • Kumar, M. and B. van der Kolk (2020), Audi A8: The World’s First Level 3 Autonomous Vehicle. Ivey Business School Publishing. (Available in English and Simplified Chinese)
  • Pasquini, M. and B. van der Kolk (2019), Because There Is No Planet B: The Case of ECOALF. IE Business School Publishing. (Available in English and Spanish) (Winner IE Award)

Professional Publications