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Author Jönsson, Sten A., 1940-
Title Accounting for improvement / Sten Jönsson.
Imprint Oxford ; Tarrytown, N.Y., USA : Pergamon, 1996.
Edition First edition.

Author Jönsson, Sten A., 1940-
Subject Accounting.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 204 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Edition First edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-196) and indexes.
Contents 1. A preview: controlling through trust -- 2. Control through practice and understanding -- 3. The context: Swedish management style, institutions and knowledge of participation and budget control -- 4. Controlling and communicating -- 5. Controlling through problem solving -- 6. Controlling through dialogue -- 7. Controlling through local planning -- 8. Controlling through competence -- 9. Controlling by words -- 10. Conclusion.
Summary Accounting for Improvement offers concrete and constructive demonstrations of the possibilities of designing participative forms of organization. Field experiment cases illustrate how the operational level can assume a new significance in competitiveness and strategic positioning. In this way, the relevance of the accounting function to the improvement of productivity and quality is restored. Several broadly applicable lessons can be learnt, among them: how companies can strengthen their competitive base by patient improvement; how people with operative jobs can take command of their work situa.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780080912578 (electronic bk.)
0080912575 (electronic bk.)
0080408125
9780080408125
OCLC # 663882684
Additional Format Print version: Jönsson, Sten A., 1940- Accounting for improvement. 1st ed. Oxford ; Tarrytown, N.Y., USA : Pergamon, 1996 9780080408125 (DLC) 95026057 (OCoLC)33443445


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