dr. ir. Bianca Groen

dr. ir. Bianca Groen

Assistant Professor
Expert areas: Accounting & Control (Cost Accounting, Management ), Management & Organisation (Business Administration, Change Management, Human Resource Management, Leadership, Operations Management, Organisational Behaviour, Organisational Learning, Performance Management, Service Management), Quantitative Methods (Business Research Methods, Statistics)


Dr. Bianca Groen is Academic director of the MSc Controlling at TIAS and assistant professor Management Accounting at the University of Amsterdam. Her research focuses on how performance measures can be developed and used to enable employees in their work. She has published in several academic and professional journals in the fields of accounting, HR and general management. She obtained her PhD degree from the University of Twente with her dissertation about why employee perform better if they are involved in developing operational performance measures. Before that, she obtained a bachelor's and master's degree in industrial & organizational psychology (cum laude), and also in industrial engineering & management from the same university.


  • Van Triest, S., Kloosterman, H., & Groen, B. (2023). Under which circumstances are enabling control and control extensiveness related to employee performance? Management Accounting Research, 59https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mar.2023.100831
  • Wouters, M., & Groen, B. (2023). Unterstützende Leistungsmessung entwickeln. Controlling & Management Review, 67(1), 58-63. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12176-022-1022-8
  • Wouters, M., & Groen, B. (2019). Hoe prestatiemeting werknemers kan ondersteunen in hun werk. Maandblad voor Accountancy en Bedrijfseconomie, 93(5/6), 149-158. https://doi.org/10.5117/mab.93.34445
  • Groen, B. (2018). A survey study into participation in goal setting, fairness and goal commitment: Effects of including multiple types of fairness. Journal of Management Accounting Research, 30(2), 207-240. https://doi.org/10.2308/jmar-52072
  • Groen, B., Van Triest, S., Coers, M., & Wtenweerde, N. (2018). Managing flexible work arrangements: teleworking and output controls. European Management Journal, 36(6), 727-735. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.emj.2018.01.007
  • Groen, B., Wouters, M., & Wilderom, C. (2017). Employee participation, performance metrics, and job performance: A survey study based on self-determination theory. Management Accounting Research, 36(1), 51-66. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mar.2016.10.001
  • Groen, B., Wilderom, C., & Wouters, M. (2017). High job performance through co-developing performance measures with employees. Human Resource Management, 56(1), 111-132. https://doi.org/10.1002/hrm.21762
  • Groen, B., Wouters, M., & Wilderom, C. (2012). Why do employees take more initiatives to improve their performance after co-developing performance measures? A field study. Management Accounting Research, 23(2), 120-141https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mar.2012.01.001
  • Groen, B., Van de Belt, M., & Wilderom, C. (2012). Enabling performance measurement in a small professional service firm. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 61(8), 839-862. https://doi.org/10.1108/17410401211277110
  • Groen, B. (2012). Betere prestaties door samen prestatie-indicatoren te ontwikkelen. Maandblad voor Accountancy en Bedrijfseconomie, 86(9), 329-337. https://doi.org/10.5117/mab.86.21906
  • Groen, B. (2012). Methode voor prestatiemeting: Ontwikkel prestatie-indicatoren samen met medewerkers. Finance & Control, 4, 210-213.
  • Groen, B., & Wouters, M. (2011). Hoe maak je goede prestatie-indicatoren? Gebruik de kennis van de professional. Informatie, 53(5), 8-13.
  • Groen, B., & Wouters, M. (2011). Medewerkers stimuleren met prestatiemeting. Betrek de werkvloer erbij voor het beste resultaat. PT industrieel Management, 6/7, 24-27.

  • Sanders, K., Van Riemsdijk, M., & Groen, B. (2008). The gap between research and practice: A replication study on the HR professionals’ beliefs about effective human resource practices. International Journal of HRM, 19(10), 1976-1988. https://doi.org/10.1080/09585190802324304
  • Wouters, M., Van Jarwaarde, E., & Groen, B. (2007). Supplier development and cost management in Southeast Asia—Results from a field study. Journal of Purchasing & Supply Management, 13(4), 228-244. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pursup.2007.07.002