Essays about: "cybernetic controls"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words cybernetic controls.

  1. 1. Chasing the Greater Good : A Qualitative study in how Sustainability is steered and implemented through Control Systems

    University essay from Karlstads universitet; Karlstads universitet

    Author : Andreas Jansson; Ebba Lind; [2018]
    Keywords : sustainability control systems; management control systems; performance measurements; reward systems; sustainable development; sustainability;

    Abstract : Today's society is a vulnerable society. Climate change and social injustices are genuine threats to how the lives of future generations are going to be, and humans are the cause of these problems. Sustainable development needs to be achieved if we want future generations to have a good and dignified existence. READ MORE

  2. 2. Controlling For a Sustainable Future : The practical use of management control systems

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

    Author : Amelie Janzon; Andreas Olsson; [2017]
    Keywords : Management control systems; cultural controls; planning; cybernetic controls; reward and compensation controls; administrative controls; sustainability;

    Abstract : Sustainability is becoming increasingly more important for companies as the public demands that companies are more transparent and act in a responsible manner. This thesis researches what role management control systems play when implementing and working with sustainability. READ MORE

  3. 3. Value Creation with Lean Accounting

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Muhammad Abdus Samad; Yumeng Shu; Kateryna Ogar; [2017]
    Keywords : lean accounting; Strategic management accounting; target costing; time-driven activity based costing; value chain management.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The study adapts on the cybernetic controls part of the framework of Malmi and Brown (2008) elaborating the discussion to resolve the limitations of traditional accounting practices with the combination of modern accounting techniques. Since some conventional practices of accounting are no longer commensurate to the contemporary lean manufacturing environment, the emerging techniques come in place. READ MORE

  4. 4. Opportunities to realize benefits of IT investments: A case study of a shared service center at Atlas Copco

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Nathalie Andrén; Johan Nilsson Wall; [2016-09-15]
    Keywords : Management control; Cybernetic controls; Balanced Scorecard; Contingency; IT investments; Strategic Alignment; Strategic Emphasis; Information Systems;

    Abstract : MSc in Accounting.... READ MORE

  5. 5. Herding cats - A holistic study of management control in the context of a professional service firm

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

    Author : Tom Mäkelin; Johan Kjellson; [2016]
    Keywords : Professional service firm; Knowledge-intensive firm; Management control as a package; Management control systems; MCS;

    Abstract : Professional service firms (PSFs) make up an increasingly important part of the global economy.The knowledge-intensive nature of these firms does however contribute to management control challenges. Conducting a single-case study on a law-firm, the contextual challenges' impact on the management control package was examined. READ MORE