Performance Measurement and Management

Performance Measurement and Management

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Management accountancy has a dynamic role to play in the competitive strategy of modern global businesses. This book sets out key strategic principles and then assesses how management accountancy can affect and direct these strategies. Engaging case studies reveal how theories and concepts translate into real business practice. Throughout, the book emphasizes: - how accounting initiatives can trigger assessment and improvement of performance management - the importance of managerial decision making to good business practice - how today's management accountancy measures against current research Written for advanced undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA students taking courses on management accounting and performance measurement and management, the book will be also of interest to management and business consultants, professional accountants and accounting academics.Customer focus is paramount in the procedure, in that products must be of high quality and must satisfy customer ... Supplier fatigue and dissatisfaction are inevitable, since if manufacturers have difficulty in identifying inefficiencies ... from the ashtrays on its E-class sedans, and replaced the oil pressure gauge with a warning light. a€c Honda replaced the electric aerial on its Civic coupAc with a manual one.

Title:Performance Measurement and Management
Author:Malcolm Smith
Publisher:SAGE - 2005-03-08


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