Search for dissertations about: "Management control"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1182 swedish dissertations containing the words Management control.

  1. 1. Management Control : Linking Strategy with Inter‐Organisational Relationships

    Author : Zita Ambrutytė; Jonas Gerdin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Management control systems; business strategy; inter-organisational relationships; management control variables; intra-organisational controls; Management control systems; styrsystem; affärsstrategi; inter-organisatoriska relationer; styrvariabler; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The alignment of strategies and control systems is believed to affect the chances for firms to successfully achieve competitive edge. Contemporary business trends like globalization, vertical disintegration, the reduction in supplier bases, the focusing of operations and outsourcing of non-core activities, have caused companies to rely increasingly on relationships with other firms. READ MORE

  2. 2. Management control and strategy : a case study of pharmaceutical drug development

    Author : Fredrika Berglund; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Management control systems; Tight control; Loose control; Interactive control; Diagnostic control; Budget; Portfolio management; Project management; Goals and Objectives systems; Business strategy; Research Development; Pharmaceutical; Computer science; Datavetenskap; Economic Information Systems; Ekonomiska informationssystem;

    Abstract : How are formal management controls designed and used in research & development (R&D)? The purpose of this study is to explain how such systems are designed and used in formulating and implementing strategies in a pharmaceutical product development organisation. The study uses a contingency approach to investigate how the control system is adjusted to the business strategy of the firm. READ MORE

  3. 3. Management control for sustainability : Activities and procedures for energy management in industrial companies

    Author : Josefine Rasmussen; Mikael Ottosson; Henrik Nehler; Fredrik Tell; Fredrik Nilsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sustainability management control; energy management; energy efficiency investments; decision-making; activities and procedures; non-energy benefits; energy-intensive industries; Energiledning; investeringar i energieffektivisering; styrning; beslutsfattande; aktiviteter; procedurer; mervärden; energiintensiv industri;

    Abstract : The thesis takes its point of departure in the important role of the industrial sector in mitigating climate change through a reduced energy use. There is a lack of understanding for how energy management should be organised and implemented in industrial companies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Creating New Attention in Management Control

    Author : Erik Bjurström; Jan Lindvall; Cecilia Lindholm; Hanno Roberts; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Business studies; Attention; Attention-directing; Attention-based view of the firm; Framing; Sensemaking; Practice; Practice theory; Knowledge Management; Management Control; Management Accounting; Performance Measurement; Performance Management; Non-financial; Human Resources; Intangible Assets; Employee Health; Företagsekonomi; Business Studies; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : The need to focus and economize on scarce attention is increasingly being acknowledged within management accounting and control literature. The aim of this study is to investigate how practitioners go about creating new concepts and measurements to induce attention towards new issues and as-pects of strategic importance for the organization. READ MORE

  5. 5. Industrial Management Models with Emphasis on Construction Waste

    Author : Jan Stenis; Byggproduktion; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Commercial and industrial economics; ekonomisk politik; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk teori; Management of enterprises; Industriell ekonomi; Technological sciences; management; Företagsledning; Building construction; Teknik; Byggnadsteknik; Ekologi; Ecology; sustainable development; Polluter-Pays Principle; contribution margin analysis; cost benefit analysis; construction waste; Economic models; integrated industrial waste management; kontroll av utsläpp; Miljöteknik; Environmental technology; pollution control; Economics; Environmental Law; Morallära; Moral science; Miljömedicin; Environmental health; Miljörätt; economic theory; econometrics; economic systems; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; economic policy;

    Abstract : Increased attention is nowadays devoted to waste management. The objective of this work is to analyse how commonly known business economic models and methods, as well as the Polluter-Pays Principle, can be applied to waste management in general and to waste fractionation in particular, so as to facilitate environmental optimisation of industrial and construction waste fractionation. READ MORE