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Management Control Systems

Management Control Systems - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0273708018

Cover of Management Control Systems 2ND 07 (ISBN 978-0273708018)
ISBN13: 978-0273708018
ISBN10: 0273708015
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 07
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2007
International: No

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Management Control Systems - 2ND 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0273708018

Kenneth Merchant

ISBN13: 978-0273708018
ISBN10: 0273708015
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 07
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

''With its unique range of international case studies, real-life examples and comprehensive coverage of the latest management control-related tools and techniques, this second edition of Management Control Systems is the ideal guide to this complex and multidimensional subject.''--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

The control function of management
Management and control p. 3
Management control alternatives and their effects
Results controls p. 25
Action, personnel, and cultural controls p. 76
Control system tightness p. 118
Control system costs p. 179
Designing and evaluating management control systems p. 218
Financial results control systems
Financial responsibility centers p. 269
Planning and budgeting p. 329
Incentive compensation systems p. 393
Performance measurement issues and their effects
Financial performance measures and their effects p. 435
Combinations of measures and other remedies to the myopia problem p. 470
Using financial results controls in the presence of uncontrollable factors p. 533
Corporate governance, important control-related roles, and ethics
Corporate governance and boards of directors p. 577
Controllers and auditors p. 631
Management control-related ethical issues and analyses p. 685
Significant situational influences on management control systems
The effects of environmental uncertainty, organizational strategy, and multinationality on management control systems p. 723
Management control in nonprofit organizations p. 781
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