With its unique range of case studies, real life examples and comprehensive coverage of the latest management control-related tools and techniques, Management Control Systems is the ideal guide to this complex and multidimensional subject for upper level undergraduates, postgraduates and practising professionals.
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Management Control Systems:
Performance Measurement, Evaluation and Incentives
Kenneth A. Merchant and Wim A. Van der Stede
If this book were fiction, I would refer to it as a real page-turner.
Eddy Vaassen, University of Maastricht
This popular and well-regarded text employs a wide range of international case studies and real life examples to explore management control tools and techniques. With a unique blend of technique, theory and practice, Management Control Systems is the ideal guide to this complex and fascinating subject.
New to this edition:
· Many new cases, including shorter cases for class or workshop use, and several other revised cases
· Recent theory and literature is fully updated and integrated throughout the text
· Revised and updated coverage of Sarbanes-Oxley, as well as similar regulatory movements in other countries
· Expanded discussion of the similarities and differences between management control and internal control, as well as of Enterprise Risk Management
· Coverage of changes to the incentive system since the 2008-2009 financial crisis and subsequent economic recession
· New corporate governance coverage
· Revised and updated discussion of balanced scorecards and non-financial measures of performance
· Updated discussion and examples on ethics
Resources for Lecturers:
- Fully revised and updated PowerPoint slides to aid in your lectures
- Comprehensive instructors manual, including case study debriefs and a case matrix that helps to bring real world examples to your students
- Available for download at www.pearsoned.co.uk/merchant
Kenneth A. Merchant is the Deloitte & Touche LLP Chair of Accountancy at the University of Southern California. He is well-known internationally in the field of management accounting and is a part-time research professor at the University of Maastricht.
Wim A. Van der Stede is Professor of Management Accounting at the London School of Economics and Political Science. An author and teacher, he brings a European perspective and a wealth of experience to this book.