Challenge of Management Accounting Change / Edition 1

Challenge of Management Accounting Change / Edition 1

by John Burns
     
 

ISBN-10: 075066004X

ISBN-13: 9780750660044

Pub. Date: 05/01/2003

Publisher: Elsevier Science

The implementation of management accounting change constitutes much more than the selection of what may be perceived as being 'optimal' accounting systems and techniques, followed by a 'technical' process of implementation. Selecting and implementing the 'right' accounting systems and techniques and the technical aspects of implementation are important, but change

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Overview

The implementation of management accounting change constitutes much more than the selection of what may be perceived as being 'optimal' accounting systems and techniques, followed by a 'technical' process of implementation. Selecting and implementing the 'right' accounting systems and techniques and the technical aspects of implementation are important, but change implementation and change management also involves important behavioural and cultural issues that must be understood and addressed. The main focus of The Challenge of Management Accounting Change is on understanding the processes involved in the implementation of management accounting change and the complexities of, and difficulties involved in, changing management accounting systems, techniques and roles in the UK.

This book outlines a framework for interpreting and understanding management accounting change as an on-going process and a range of case studies are used to illustrate both successful and unsuccessful implementations, drawing out the various lessons that can be learned and suggesting some pointers for those embarking on a programme of management accounting change.

• Describes the finding of a research project investigating management accounting change in the UK
• Focuses on the difficulties involved in changing management accounting systems
• Written by experts in the field of management accounting

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750660044
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
05/01/2003
Series:
CIMA Research Series
Pages:
56
Product dimensions:
0.13(w) x 11.00(h) x 8.25(d)

Table of Contents

Executive Summary; A Case of Resistance; Background to the Study; Accounting as Organisational Routines; A Framework for Understanding Change; Cases of Unsuccessful Change; Cases of Successful Change; Coping with and Managing Accounting Change.

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