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Understanding management control systems and strategy

Kim Langfield‐Smith

in Contemporary Issues in Management Accounting

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199283361
eISBN:
9780191712623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283361.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter explains the relationship between management control systems (MCS) and strategy, and how this research area has developed over the last two decades. Examples of empirical studies that ... More


Working Capital Management

Lorenzo Preve and Virginia Sarria-Allende

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199737413
eISBN:
9780199775637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737413.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Working capital management is one of the most important topics in corporate finance: it relates to the operating investment of a firm and the way managers choose to finance it. This topic, mostly ... More


The 1980s Users' Performance in the 1990s

Glenn Yago and Susanne Trimbath

in Beyond Junk Bonds: Expanding High Yield Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195149234
eISBN:
9780199871865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149238.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Case studies are presented of five high‐yield US companies and the strategies they have pursued to maximize the value of their assets, labor force, products and markets. The examples show how ... More


Working Capital and Corporate Strategy

Lorenzo A. Preve and Virginia Sarria-Allende

in Working Capital Management

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199737413
eISBN:
9780199775637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737413.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In this chapter, we discuss working capital management as a strategic tool. We provide an integrated view of working capital management policies, and of how they can be used to help improve firms' ... More


Working Capital Financing Costs

Lorenzo A. Preve and Virginia Sarria-Allende

in Working Capital Management

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199737413
eISBN:
9780199775637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737413.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In this chapter, we discuss the financing costs associated with working capital. Given that working capital is financed with both long‐term debt and equity, we identify the corresponding risk ... More


Patterns in Working Capital

Lorenzo A. Preve and Virginia Sarria-Allende

in Working Capital Management

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199737413
eISBN:
9780199775637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737413.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter analyzes the cross‐sectional and time‐series variation in the patterns of working capital. By understanding how working capital policies compare across firms, industries, or countries, ... More


Corporate Strategy and Corporate Accountability

Professor John Kay

in Capital Markets and Corporate Governance

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198287889
eISBN:
9780191828867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198287889.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter is concerned with the relationship between corporate strategy and corporate accountability, arguing that in Britain, and in Anglo-Saxon countries generally, there are substantial areas ... More


Beyond Keynesianism: Recovery and Reform in a European New Deal

Riccardo Bellofiore and Francesco Garibaldo

in Finance and Industrial Policy: Beyond Financial Regulation in Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198744504
eISBN:
9780191805790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744504.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter analyses the specific form that industrial and economic restructuring took in the lead up to the crisis in Europe. In particular, the authors focus upon causes and forms of corporate ... More


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