Cost Management and Its Interplay with Business Strategy and Context: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Cost Management and Its Interplay with Business Strategy and Context

1st Edition

By Alf Oldman, Cyril Tomkins

Routledge

296 pages

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First published in 1999. This text aims to consider how the financial controller/management accountant decides to design a cost management system given the range of approaches to cost managment advocated in recent years. The book reports on research which tested the relationship between cost management systems adopted and the strategic orientation of the company, through five detailed case studies of well-known and named companies. The case studies trace the developments in each company through time.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Setting Up the Study 1. The Research Objectives and Design Part 2: The Five Case Studies 2. Stoves Plc 3. Abbey National Plc 4. Rank Xerox Limited 5. Normalair-Garrett Limited 6. Thorn Lighting Plc Part 3: The Findings 7. Analysis and Conclusions

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General