Essays about: "management control"

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  1. 1. The business strategy from employee perspective : A qualitative study of using the business strategy as a control tool at a parallel import company of pharmaceuticals

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Louise Hardne; [2017]
    Keywords : Management control; horizontal operative control; knowledge work; strategic communication;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to analyse how the business strategy is communicated by the senior management and interpreted by the employees at a parallel distribution company of pharmaceuticals. These knowledge intense organizations are characterized by complex and ambiguous work tasks. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evaluation of emergency ordering policies at Syncron

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Niklas Jonsson Åberg; Staffan Theander; [2017]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The aim of our research has been to identify what prevents Syncron from implementing a single item emergency ordering policy in their inventory management system, GIM. Emergency ordering is defined here as the ability to use two supply sources, a normal one and a faster more expensive emergency source. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dressing the Bride Phenomenon - Earnings management on the Swedish IPO market

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Joar Jansson; Ludwig Enström; [2017]
    Keywords : Initial public offerings; Earnings management; Accruals; Failed IPO;

    Abstract : By studying abnormal changes in accruals for Failed and Successful IPOs, we show that earnings management prior IPOs exists on the Swedish IPO market. Defining Failed IPOs as firms announcing they will go public but never proceed with an IPO, we introduce a difference-in-difference approach using Successful IPOs as the control group. READ MORE

  4. 4. How managers, academics and students use performance information under conditions of conflicting institutional logics and ambiguity : A case study of a Swedish university

    University essay from Högskolan Kristianstad/Sektionen för hälsa och samhälle

    Author : Mattias Sandgren; [2017]
    Keywords : Public sector; management control systems; university sector; higher education; performance information; institutional logic; ambiguity; decision-making;

    Abstract : A “new public sector” arose during 1980-1990s because of the pressure to utilize public funds more efficiently. The change is commonly known as New Public Management (NPM) and initiated a change towards private sector accounting technology, logics and a series of other management tools. READ MORE

  5. 5. Controlling the Space of Equal Opportunity: A framework for management control systems regarding anti-discrimination and diversity

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Mikael Nolin; Anneleen De Cuyper; [2017]
    Keywords : Management control systems; discrimination.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this study was two-fold. First, we aimed to develop a framework concerning how to directly and indirectly control discrimination in the workplace using Man- agement Control Systems (MCS). Second, we wanted to examine whether this framework is practically applicable in multinational enterprises (MNE). READ MORE