This is the Institute of Management Accounting and Simulation (MAccS), W-1, belonging to the department for Management Sciences and Technology at the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH). Our research direction encompasses the topics of Cost Accounting, Management Control as well as methodological aspects of Monte-Carlo-based and Agent-based Simulations.

If you need more information, please do not hesitate to contact the team.

Best regards,

Prof. Dr. habil. Matthias Meyer


Recent publications and activities

Team Performance Management Journal

Iris Lorscheid, Matthias Meyer, (2017) "Agent-based mechanism design – investigating bounded rationality concepts in a budgeting context", Team Performance Management: An International Journal, Vol. 23 Issue: 1/2, pp.13-27, [doi][www]

Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation

Hauke, Jonas and Lorscheid, Iris and Meyer, Matthias (2017). Recent Development of Social Simulation as Reflected in JASSS Between 2008 and 2014: A Citation and Co-Citation Analysis. Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation. 20 (1), 5. [doi] [www] [BibTex]

Environmental Modelling & Software

Sun, Z., Lorscheid, I., Millington, J. D., Lauf, S., Magliocca, N. R., Groeneveld, J., Balbi, S., Nolzen, H., Müller, B., Schulze, J. and Buchmann, C. M. (2016) 'Simple or complicated agent-based models? A complicated issue', Environmental Modelling & Software, 86, pp. 56-67. [doi]

Konferenz: Mit Simulationen Chancen und Risiken von Mergers and Acquisitions besser steuern

Gemeinsam mit Spitzner Consulting und der Führungsakademie der Bundeswehr richtet MAccS, das Institut für Controlling und Simulation, am 16. März 2017 in Hamburg eine Konferenz zum Thema "Mit Simulationen Chancen und Risiken von Mergers and Acquisitions besser steuern" aus. Diese Veranstaltung ist Teil einer Serie von Ein-Tages-Konferenzen, die das Institut jährlich im Rahmen des Forums "Zukunftsorientierte Steuererung" organisiert. Erfahren Sie hier mehr:

ESSA@Work - Workshop to be held in November 2016 in Hamburg.

You will find further information regarding the Workshop under www.tuhh.de/maccs/essa2016.

Management Review Quarterly

Grisar, Cathérine and Meyer, Matthias (2016). Use of simulation in controlling research: a systematic literature review for German-speaking countries. Management Review Quarterly66 (2), 117-157. [doi] [www] [BibTex] 

Journal of Business Research

Schubring, S. and Lorscheid, I. and Meyer, M. and Ringle, C. M. (in Press). The PLS Agent: Predictive Modeling with PLS-SEM and Agent-based Simulation. Journal of Business Research. (Special Issue on Predictive Modelling), [BibTex] 

Ecological Modeling

Lorscheid, Iris and Meyer, Matthias (2016). Divide and conquer: Configuring submodels for valid and efficient analyses of complex simulation models. Ecological Modelling326 152-161. [Abstract] [doi] [www] [BibTex] 

Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference 2015

Mertens, Kai G. and Lorscheid, Iris and Meyer, Matthias (2015). Structural Equation Modeling for Simulation Metamodeling.Proceedings of the 2015 Winter Simulation Conference: Piscatawa, New Jersey: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. [pdf] [www] [BibTex] 

Conference: ACMAR 2016, Vallendar, Germany

MAccS applied succesfully to the PhD Colloquium at the ACMAR 2016 
Topic: "Comparing Product Costing Systems"


Simulationsworkshop für 
Doktoranden & Post-Docs
am 8. und 9. März 2016 in Hamburg !
Bei Interesse kontaktieren Sie Dr. Iris Lorscheid

Konferenz: Risikomanagement mit Simulationen erfolgreich gestalten

Together with Spitzner Consulting and Führungsakademie der Bundeswehr, MAccS hosts a conference about the successful application of simulation in risk management in Hamburg on 10 March 2016. The event is part of an annual series of one-day conferences on future-oriented management control organized by the institute. Read on

Journal of Management Control

Grisar, Cathérine and Meyer, Matthias (2015). Use of Monte Carlo simulation: an empirical study of German, Austrian and Swiss controlling departments. 
Journal of Management Control26 (2-3), 249-273. [doi] [www] [BibTex]