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Kenneth A. Merchant, University of Southern California
Appropriate for graduate and advanced undergraduate business courses that focus on management control systems. Prerequisite: management accounting.
Uses the case study method to teach management control systems. Anyone interested in business management can benefit from the decision-making models and case analyses in this text.
The first module discusses controls based on the object-of-control framework: actions, results, or personnel/culture. This inclusive framework clearly distinguishes how managers must make choices among these categories of control. Pg.___
Focuses on the use and effects of “financial results controls” which dominate managerial levels at all but the smallest organizations, it also provides a broad treatment of controls that put the financially- oriented controls into proper perspective. For example, it describes situations where financial controls are not effective and discusses alternatives that managers can use in those situations. Pg.___
Significant concepts, theories, issues are not discussed in abstract terms but are illustrated with a number of real world examples.
I. THE CONTROL FUNCTION OF MANAGEMENT.
II. CONTROL ALTERNATIVES AND THEIR EFFECTS.
III. FINANCIAL RESULTS CONTROL SYSTEMS.
IV. COMMON PROBLEM AREAS IN FINANCIAL-RESULTS-CONTROL.
V. IMPORTANT CONTROL ROLES AND ETHICAL ISSUES.
VI. SIGNIFICANT SITUATIONAL INFLUENCES ON MANAGEMENT CONTROL SYSTEMS.
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