The first Stockholm-Uppsala Gröjer seminars (as the first three events were called) took place at the island of Sandhamn on the outer rim of the Stockholm archipelago on the 23-24 of April 2009 and at Stockholm University School of Business where an open seminar were held on the afternoon of the 24th. This year’s speaker was Michael Power, P D Leake Professor of Accounting at London School of Economics and Political Science.
Michael Power is the P D Leake Professor of Accounting at London School of Economics and Political Science where he also is the Research Theme Director for the Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation (CARR).
Michael Power is the author of The Audit Society: Rituals of Verification (Oxford University Press, 1997; second paperback edition 1999), translated into Italian, Japanese and French and most recently Organized Uncertainty: Designing a World of Risk Management (Oxford University Press, 2007). He has also written a number of influential articles on risk, control, governance and auditing in journal such as Accounting, Organizations and Society, Journal of Management Studies, European Accounting Review and International Journal of Auditing.