Essays about: "management control"

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  1. 1. Is Libya doing the EU’s job? : Externalisation of border control and migration management

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Sofia Wirell; [2018]
    Keywords : border control; critical geopolitics; externalisation; migration management; Libya;

    Abstract : The irregular migration over the Mediterranean Sea has become a priority on the political agenda in recent years. This paper examines whether the attempts of managing the irregular migration have constituted a process of externalisation of border control and/or migration management in the context of Italy and Libya. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mapping and improving the after sales flow in a high-tech assembly plant : A case study of the aftermarket at Saab Järfälla

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Viktor Toftberger; Gustaf Jörnelius; [2018]
    Keywords : Aftermarket; After Sales Services; High-Mix Low-Volume Production; Production Planning; Visual management; Eftermarknad; Hög-variation låg-volym produktion; Produktionsplanering; Visuell styrning; Produktionsvisualisering;

    Abstract : This thesis report is the final element of the Master of Science degree in Industrial Design Engineering at Luleå University of Technology, conducted between January and September 2017 at Saab AB Surveillance in Järfälla, Sweden. The purpose of this thesis project was to analyze the current situation inside production of aftermarket products with an aim to create an extensive mapping of the current situation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Controlling the journey from amateur to pro - Institutional work in sport organizations

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Rikard Edvardsson; Michael Kestad; [2018]
    Keywords : Management Control; Sports; Professionalization; Institutional Work; Isomorphism;

    Abstract : In light of the professionalization of elite sports, the field has become divided into two parts, the amateur and the professional level, with differing conditions and logics that affect the design and use of management control systems (MCS). Taking a holistic view on how MCS develop in sport organizations that move from amateur to professional, we add to previous research on management control and sports that mainly has explored narrow topics of control. READ MORE

  4. 4. Controlling for Value Creation in Platform Organizations - A Case Study of Evaluative Infrastructures

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Gustaf Geijer; Martin Linander; [2018]
    Keywords : Sharing Economy; Platform Organizations; Evaluative Infrastructures; Management Control; Value Creation;

    Abstract : This qualitative case study examines the processes of controlling for value creation in platform organizations. We show that when going from a hierarchical organizational context towards one of heterarchical nature, there is a need for a corresponding change in theoretical notion in order to understand the control mechanisms. READ MORE

  5. 5. Making Sense of MCS - a case study on how MCS become enabling or coercive through sensemaking, sensegiving and sensebreaking in a decentralized firm

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Axel Weckström; Love Hultgren; [2018]
    Keywords : Management control systems; Enabling; Coercive; Sensemaking;

    Abstract : How does a management control system (MCS) come to be perceived as enabling or coercive (Ahrens & Chapman, 2004)? Although previous research has shown this to result from how actors make sense of the features of MCS (Englund & Gerdin, 2015), it has disregarded the special role of the middle manager as an intermediary (Floyd & Lane, 2000), channelling control from top management to operational staff. Using the theory of sensemaking (Weick, 1995), we attempt to shed light on this issue through a single case study with two embedded, contrasting cases in two divisions of a decentralized firm, Conglom. READ MORE