Dr Daniela Pianezzi

Visiting Fellow
Essex Business School
Dr Daniela Pianezzi
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    +44 (0) 1206 872730

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    EBS.3.34, Colchester Campus

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Daniela Pianezzi is Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) at Essex Business School. 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). Her research interests include feminist and diversity management theories, labour control, and human rights.


  • PhD in Management (Innovation, Sustainability and Healthcare)

  • MSc in Business Administration and Service Innovation (MAINS)

  • MSc in Philosophy

  • BA in Philosophy

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Management Accounting I (BE111)

  • Management Accounting II (BE113)

  • Critical Debates in Accounting (BE133)

  • Management Accounting (BE151)

  • Introduction to Accounting (BE100)

  • Financial Reporting and Analysis (BE110)

  • Taxation Policy and Practice (BE142)

  • Accounting and Finance for Managers (BE167)


Journal articles (11)

Mauro, SG., Cinquini, L. and Pianezzi, D., (2021). New Public Management between reality and illusion: Analysing the validity of performance-based budgeting. The British Accounting Review. 53 (6), 100825-100825

Pianezzi, D., (2021). We are what we tell: An inquiry into NGOs’ organizational identity and accountability. Accounting Auditing and Accountability Journal. 34 (8), 1824-1850

Ashraf, MJ., Pianezzi, D. and Awan, A., (2021). Doing Transgender ‘Right’: Bodies, Eroticism and Spirituality in Khwajasira Work. Human Relations, 001872672110459-001872672110459

Pianezzi, D., Cinquini, L., Grossi, G. and Sargiacomo, M., (2021). Migration and the neoliberal state: accounting ethics in the Italian response to the refugee crisis. Accounting Forum, 1-26

Pianezzi, D., Mori, Y. and Uddin, S., (2021). Public-Private Partnership in a Smart City: a curious case in Japan. International Review of Administrative Sciences, 002085232110518-002085232110518

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

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