Her research interests include management accounting and control systems and practices (MAS and MCS). More specifically, she developed two main axis of research. The first one focuses on the public sector (social housing and healthcare), where she explores the construction of profitability and costs systems, as well as the role of MAS in situation of institutional complexities marked by pressures on both financial and social accountabilities. The second axis deals with surveillance and control systems in contemporary digitized organizations, with a particular interest in fraud, accounting scandals and ethical aspects of MCS (notably in investment banking).
Professor Laguecir has published papers in prestigious academic journals such as Management Accounting Research, Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, the British Journal of Management, and the Organization Studies, International Studies of Management and Organization, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Management Development, and was an invited author of chapters in books. Her work has been presented at various national and international conferences such as the American Accounting Association (AAA) Annual Meeting, the Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA), and the European Accounting Association (EAA).
She is also involve in the scientific committee of EAA and IPA conferences, and she currently serves as an associate Editor of Journal of Public Budgeting, Accounting & Financial Management. In addition, she is currently acting as a reviewer of several academic journals.
Finally, she has taught and designed managerial accounting and control courses at the undergraduate, graduate (MBA, MSc), PhD levels as well as in executive programs for corporate managers.