Management Control and Uncertainty

Authors: Association, M.

Editors: Otley, D., Soin, K. (Eds.)

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Management Control and Uncertainty recognizes that all control takes place under conditions of uncertainty: it does now, and it always has done. In this edited collection, the contributing authors examine different aspects of management control systems in the modern world whilst paying more explicit attention to the ubiquitous nature of uncertainty

About the authors

David Otley is Distinguished Professor of Accounting and Management (Emeritus) at Lancaster University Management School, UK. His research interests include management control systems, behavioural aspects of management accounting, managerial performance evaluation and performance-related pay.

Kim Soin is Associate Professor of Accounting and Management and Director of Postgraduate Research Students at the University of Exeter Business School, UK. Her current research focuses on the UK financial sector and the effects of the financial crisis in 2007–2009; how to improve corporate governance and rebuild trust and reputation in banks and regulators; risk management regulatory systems and the effects of marketization and (de)regulation in UK universities.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  • Management Control and Uncertainty

    Otley, David (et al.)

    Pages 1-13

  • Transfer Pricing: Insights from the Empirical Accounting Literature

    Cools, Martine

    Pages 14-29

  • Management Control Research: A Review of Current Developments

    Speklé, Roland (et al.)

    Pages 30-46

  • From Make-or-Buy to Coordinating Collaboration: Management Control in Strategic Alliances

    Anderson, Shannon (et al.)

    Pages 47-68

  • Researching the Human Side of Management Control: Using Survey-Based Methods

    Widener, Sally

    Pages 69-82

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Management Control and Uncertainty
Authors
Editors
  • D. Otley
  • K. Soin
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-39212-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137392121
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-39210-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-48319-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVI, 277
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