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Dr Tobias Polzer

Position in departmentAccounting
Staff positionLecturer
Emailtobias.polzer@essex.ac.uk
RoomEBS.1.11d
Academic support hoursYou can find details of Academic Support hours on the EBS UG and PG information page on Moodle or by calling EBS Student Services on 01206 873911.
Websitehttp://www.tobias-polzer.de
Qualifications
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Teaching (Queen's University Belfast, UK)
  • PhD in Public Management (WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria)
  • Diploma in Public Administration (University of Potsdam, Germany)
Research interests
  • Public Sector Accounting
  • Public Management and Governance
  • Public Procurement
Teaching responsibilities
Publications

Peer-reviewed articles:

  • Hyndman, N./Liguori, M./Meyer, R. E./Polzer, T./Rota, S./Seiwald, J./Steccolini, I. (forthc.): Legitimating Change in the Public Sector: The Introduction of (Rational?) Accounting Practices in the UK, Italy and Austria, in: Public Management Review.
  • Polzer, T./Meyer, R. E./Höllerer, M. A./Seiwald, J. (2016): Institutional Hybridity in Public Sector Reform: Replacement, Blending, or Layering of Administrative Paradigms, in: Research in the Sociology of Organizations, Vol. 48B, pp. 69-99.
  • Hyndman, N./Liguori, M./Meyer, R. E./Polzer, T./Rota, S./Seiwald, J. (2014): The Translation and Sedimentation of Accounting Reforms. A Comparison of the UK, Austrian and Italian Experiences, in: Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Vol. 25, pp. 388-408.

Peer-reviewed book chapters:

  • Egger-Peitler, I./Polzer, T. (2014): Open Data: European Ambitions and Local Efforts. Experiences from Austria, in: Gascó-Hernández, M. (ed.): Open Government. Opportunities and Challenges for Public Governance. New York et al.: Springer, pp. 137-154.
  • Leixnering, S./Meyer, R. E./Polzer, T. (2017): Austria: Joined-up Government on the Municipal Level as a Coordination Problem – Steering of Decentralised Units and Cross-cutting Policy Issues, in: Bjørnå, H./Leixnering, S./Polzer, T. (eds.): 'Joined-up' Local Governments? Restructuring and Reorganizing Internal Management. Vienna: Facultas, pp. 49-69.

Other:

  • Mitea, D./Theiner, M./Finderup, Z./Fuchs, C./Polzer, T. (2017): Support of the Internal Market Policy for Growth: Feasibility Study Concerning the actual Implementation of a Joint Cross-border Procurement Procedure by Public Buyers from Different Member States. Brussels: European Commission.
  • Polzer, T./Bjørnå, H./Leixnering, S. (2017): Introduction: Understanding Joined-up Government in the European Local Government Sector, in: Bjørnå, H./Leixnering, S./Polzer, T. (eds.): 'Joined-up' Local Governments? Restructuring and Reorganizing Internal Management. Vienna: Facultas, pp. 21-46.
  • Polzer, T./Bjørnå, H./Leixnering, S. (2017): Conclusion: Joined-up Government on the Local Government Level in Europe – Variations on a Theme, in: Bjørnå, H./Leixnering, S./Polzer, T. (eds.): 'Joined-up' Local Governments? Restructuring and Reorganizing Internal Management. Vienna: Facultas, pp. 213-230.
  • Bjørnå, H./Leixnering, S./Polzer, T. (eds. 2017): 'Joined-up' Local Governments? Restructuring and Reorganizing Internal Management. Vienna: Facultas.

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