Dr Daniela Pianezzi

EBS - Accounting
Dr Daniela Pianezzi
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    +44 (0) 1206 872730

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    EBS.3.34, Colchester Campus

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    You can find details of Academic Support hours on the EBS UG and PG information page on Moodle or by calling EBS Student Services on 01206873911



Daniela Pianezzi joined Essex Business School in April 2017. She graduated with a PhD in Management from the Sant' Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa (Italy). She was a visiting scholar at the Aarhus University School of Business and Social Sciences (Denmark) and at the Stockholm Center for Organizational Research(SCORE, Stockholm University, Sweden).


  • PhD in Management (Innovation, Sustainability and Healthcare)

  • MSc in Business Administration and Service Innovation (MAINS)

  • MSc in Philosophy

  • BA in Philosophy

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Ethics and Accountability

Open to supervise

Social Accounting andSustainability

Open to supervise

Migration Management

Open to supervise

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Contemporary Debates in Accounting (BE133)

  • Management Accounting (BE151)

  • Student Success Tutorial (BE916)


Journal articles (8)

Pianezzi, D., We are what we tell: An inquiry into NGOs’ organizational identity and accountability. Accounting Auditing and Accountability Journal

Pianezzi, D. and Grossi Giuseppe, (2020). Corruption in migration management: a network perspective. International Review of Administrative Sciences. 86 (1), 152-168

Pianezzi, D., Nørreklit, H. and Cinquini, L., (2020). Academia After Virtue? An Inquiry into the Moral Character(s) of Academics. Journal of Business Ethics. 167 (3), 571-588

Pianezzi, D. and Ashraf, J., (2020). Accounting for ignorance: An investigation into corruption, immigration and the State.. Critical Perspectives on Accounting. Online, 102147-102147

Mauro, SG., Cinquini, L. and Pianezzi, D., (2019). New Public Management between reality and illusion: Analysing the validity of performance-based budgeting. The British Accounting Review, 100825-100825

Grossi, G. and Pianezzi, D., (2018). The new public corruption: Old questions for new challenges. Accounting Forum. 42 (1), 86-101

Grossi, G. and Pianezzi, D., (2017). Smart cities: Utopia or neoliberal ideology?. Cities. 69, 79-85

Pianezzi, D. and Cinquini, L., (2016). Assessing the validity of accounting for human rights: A pragmatic constructivist perspective. Qualitative Research in Accounting and Management. 13 (3), 370-391

Book chapters (1)

Cinquini, L., Campanale, C., Pianezzi, D. and Tenucci, A., (2017). Discovering and Understanding Performance Measurement in a Context of Ambiguity. In: A Philosophy of Management Accounting. A Pragmatic Constructivist Approach. Editors: N�rreklit, H., . Routledge. 188- 207. 9781138930094

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EBS.3.34, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

You can find details of Academic Support hours on the EBS UG and PG information page on Moodle or by calling EBS Student Services on 01206873911