Management Control Systems 4th Edition, 4th edition

  • Kenneth Merchant
  • Wim Van der Stede

Management Control Systems

ISBN-13:  9781292110554

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This title was recommended as a significant textbook within Bruno S. Frey and Christoph A. Schaltegger (eds), 21st Century Economics – Economic Ideas You Should Read and Remember (Springer, 2019).


As the market-leading text for Management Control and performance measurement, Management Control Systems 4th Edition will give you a thorough understanding of core concepts and key topics. Including a wide range of international case studies and real life examples means this is the ideal guide for understanding complex topics and bringing this subject to life.

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Table of contents

  • PART I: The Control function of Management
  • 1   Management and Control
  • PART II: Management Control alternatives and their effects
  • 2   Results Controls
  • 3   Action, Personnel, and Cultural Controls
  • 4   Control System Tightness
  • 5   Control System Costs
  •  6   Designing and Evaluating Management Control Systems
  • PART III: Financial Results Control Systems
  • 7   Financial Responsibility Centers
  • 8   Planning and Budgeting
  • 9   Incentive Systems
  • PART IV: Performance measurement issues and their effects
  • 10    Financial Performance Measures and their Effects
  • 11    Combinations of Measures and Other Remedies to the Myopia Problem
  • 12    Using Financial Results Control in the Presence of Uncontrollable Factors  
  • PART V: Corporate Governance, Important Control-related roles and Ethics
  • 13    Corporate Governance and Boards of Directors
  • 14    Controllers and Auditors
  • 15    Management Control-Related Ethical Issues and Analyses  
  • PART VI: Significant Situational influences on management control systems
  • 16    Management Control in Non-Profit Organizations
  • Index

Published by Pearson (May 5th 2017) - Copyright © 2018