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Management Control : Theories, Issues and Performance - Anthony J. Berry

Management Control

Theories, Issues and Performance

Paperback Published: 1st June 2005
ISBN: 9781403935359
Number Of Pages: 424

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This is a new edition of the same authors' Management Control: Theories, Issues and Practices. The book provides undergraduate and postgraduate students of management control, together with interested practitioners, with a thoroughly contemporary overview of the area. Whilst the core of the original book is retained, new chapters are added on knowledge management, risk and control in Networks.

'Anyone who reads this book will gain a rich and up-to-date understanding of important management control issues that concern practitioners and researchers alike. One could not do better than starting here for insight into this area. Throughout the book is written in a lucid, accessible manner that does not detract from the intellectual weight of the content. It is well referenced and indexed. This is an excellent text for teaching or personal research that is easy to read and at the cutting edge of current research without ever being a slave to fashion or neglecting important older work in the area.' - Trevor Hopper, Professor of Management Accounting, University of Manchester, UK

Prefacep. v
Notes on the contributorsp. viii
An Overview of the Theories
The domain of organizational controlp. 3
Approaches to controlp. 17
Structures of controlp. 29
Procedures for controlp. 44
The context of controlp. 63
Performance managementp. 79
Issues and Performance
Accounting systems and controlp. 99
Performance management practicep. 122
Divisional control and performancep. 137
Strategy and controlp. 167
Culture and controlp. 192
Intellectual capital and knowledge resourcesp. 205
Control in networksp. 230
Control of supply chainsp. 248
Management controls in the public servicesp. 266
Risk and controlp. 279
Ethics, organization and controlp. 300
Sustainability and management controlp. 314
Conclusionp. 338
Bibliographyp. 343
Indexp. 381
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ISBN: 9781403935359
ISBN-10: 1403935351
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 424
Published: 1st June 2005
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.5  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.66
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised