Essays about: "Performance Measurement System PMS"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 essays containing the words Performance Measurement System PMS.

  1. 1. Taming the Evaluation Monster

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

    Author : Nicole Brunetti; Lovisa Sjöqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : New Public Management; Professionalism; Performance Measurement Systems; Enabling Coercive formalization; Accounting Absorption;

    Abstract : Purpose: This thesis aims to explore how public schools balance demands on public accountability with professional autonomy through design features and usage of Performance Measurement Systems. Research Approach: Case study data were obtained both through semi-structured interviews with teachers and school managers, and through formal steering documents from the governing municipality as well as from the respective schools. READ MORE

  2. 2. Thinking differently about a newly implemented PMS: a single-case study of a Swedish elite football club

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

    Author : Oliver Lindqvist Parbratt; Marcus Wernersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Football; PMS; Thought worlds; Organisational routines; Sensemaking;

    Abstract : In an attempt to explore an underexplored linkage in previous literature on accounting and sport, this thesis investigates how differences in thought worlds in a Swedish elite football club may lead to differences in effects on organisational routines of an implemented performance measurement system (PMS). This is done by performing a qualitative single-case study on a Swedish elite football club, and developing a theoretical framework based on the concepts of thought worlds and organisational routines from Dougherty (1992) integrated with Weick's (1995) sensemaking and his discussion of the pulsating interrelation between intersubjectivity and generic subjectivity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Thermomechanical Design and Analysis of the Lisa Phase Measurement System

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för system- och rymdteknik

    Author : Pablo Martinez Cano; [2019]
    Keywords : LISA; PCB; temperature; passive; aluminum; aluminium;

    Abstract : Gravitational Waves (GWs) are ripples in the curvature of spacetime that propagate as waves at the speed of light while travelling basically undisturbed from the moment of their creation by accelerated masses. GWs provide unique information about astrophysical sources, such as binary systems, allowing their exploration under a wide range of masses, mass ratios and physical states inaccessible otherwise and therefore opening a new window to observe the universe. READ MORE

  4. 4. Numerical professionalization - The role of calculative practices in governing the individual football player

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

    Author : Carl Grant; Marcus Skantze; [2019]
    Keywords : Popular culture; Performance measurement systems; Individuals; Emotions; Foucault;

    Abstract : In a time of pervasive quantitative performance regimes and numerical professionalization, an investigation of individual accountability seems timely. This paper seeks to investigate the role of calculative practices in governing the emotions and performances of individuals within popular culture. READ MORE

  5. 5. KPIs in a service organization - a case study of Axfood IT

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Johanna Ljunglöf; Helena Nisser; [2017]
    Keywords : Performance measurement system; PMS; Performance measure; metric; Key performance indicator; KPI; Service organization;

    Abstract : This study reports on an approach of how characteristics of effective KPIs are fulfilled within a service organization. In particular, five characteristics for effective KPIs have been identified from previous research: sparse, simple, actionable & owned, involvement and correlated. READ MORE