Daniel Schaupp

Daniel Schaupp

Assistant Professor of Accounting

WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management


Daniel Schaupp is an assistant professor of management accounting at the institute of management accounting and control (IMC) at WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management. His research interests include contemporary performance management systems, intra-organizational transparency and management control. He concentrates on quantitative research projects in the field, survey and archival data. He has a passion for quantitative research methods such as multivariate regression analyses, structural equation modeling (SEM), natural language processing (NLP), topic modeling and qualitative comparative analysis (QCA).


  • Intra-Organizational Transparency
  • Opportunistic Behavior in Organizations
  • Performance Evaluation Systems
  • Feedback Systems


  • Dr. rer. pol. in Managerial Accounting, 2018

    JMU Wurzburg

  • Visiting PhD student, 2017

    University of Melbourne

  • MSc Business Management, 2014

    JMU Wurzburg

  • Exchange student, 2010

    Aberystwyth University

  • BSc Management & Economics, 2012

    JMU Wurzburg


Field Research with Multinational Companies

Quantitative Research Methods in Stata/R/Python

Teaching Management and Financial Accounting



Assistant Professor

WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management

May 2018 – Present Germany

Responsibilities include:

  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Supervision


Continuous Feedback and Employee Performance

We analyze the introduction of a continuous feedback system at a large multinational company. Therefore, we conduct a field experiment to understand the relationship between continuous feedback and employee performance.

Gender Quota Targets and Corporate Culture

In this research project, we use data on gender quota targets and kununu to investigate the question of whether a company’s culture is a precondition or a consequence of its gender diversity efforts.

The role of performance management systems in the retaining talent in pre- and post pandemic work environments

In a field study with a multinational company, we investigate the following questions. How does remote work influence the effectiveness of performance management systems? How do performance management practices influence voluntary turnover of creative talent?


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