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Changing times: management accounting research and practice from a UK perspective

Robert W. Scapens

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/9780199283361.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses the changes that have been taking place in management accounting research and practice in recent years, focusing on management accounting research and practice in the UK. The ... More


National Management Practices

John Child, David Faulkner, and Robert Pitkethly

in The Management of International Acquisitions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199267101
eISBN:
9780191716706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267101.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter examines the management practices associated with the major industrial countries considered in this book. Specifically, it reviews evidence on the salient characteristics of management ... More


Trends in Post-acquisition Management

John Child, David Faulkner, and Robert Pitkethly

in The Management of International Acquisitions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199267101
eISBN:
9780191716706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267101.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter combines survey and case study results to identify the major trends in post-acquisition management by country of acquirer. It distinguishes between the changes accompanying most of the ... More


Epilogue: Transforming Management Practice and Metrics in the Age of Information Capitalism

DONALD A. MARCHAND, WILLIAM J. KETTINGER, and JOHN D. ROLLINS

in Information Orientation: The Link to Business Performance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252213
eISBN:
9780191714276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252213.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter provides an overview of the key management conclusions that can be derived from this book. It presents the key directions which will be pursued further regarding management practices and ... More


Human Resource Management

John Child, David Faulkner, and Robert Pitkethly

in The Management of International Acquisitions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199267101
eISBN:
9780191716706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267101.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter focuses on human resource management (HRM) practices and communications — areas likely to be particularly sensitive to cultural influences. Convergence across nationalities in HRM ... More


Corporate Governance and Labour Management: An International Comparison

Howard Gospel and Andrew Pendleton (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199263677
eISBN:
9780191718373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263677.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This book is about the relationship between corporate governance regimes and labour management. It examines how finance and governance influence employment relationships, work organization, and ... More


Fuzzy Management: Contemporary Ideas and Practices at Work

Keith Grint

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775003
eISBN:
9780191695346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775003.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This book is designed for those who find current management orthodoxies inadequate, who are interested in alternative ideas and how they might be applied to management practice, but are not ... More


Information Orientation: The Link to Business Performance

Donald A. Marchand, William J. Kettinger, and John D. Rollins

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252213
eISBN:
9780191714276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252213.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

In today's fast-moving, e-commerce economy, information is power. For years, companies have been investing in IT, expecting to develop their ability to exploit the power of information and achieve ... More


Conclusions and the way forward: Towards a practice theory of management

Stefan Tengblad

in The Work of Managers: Towards a Practice Theory of Management

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639724
eISBN:
9780191738661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639724.003.0018
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

In this chapter, the editor summarizes the theoretical themes presented in the book’s chapters and offers advice to future researchers, management educators, and managers. The unifying idea in the ... More


City Management in Its Cultural Context

BARBARA CZARNIAWSKA

in A Tale of Three Cities: Or the Glocalization of City Management

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252718
eISBN:
9780191719295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252718.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter relates the practices of management in the three cities to the historic and geographic context of their execution. While all three cities strive for modernization of their practices, ... More


Importance and stewardship of temporary waters

D. Dudley Williams

in The Biology of Temporary Waters

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528128
eISBN:
9780191713538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528128.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter underlines the importance of temporary water habitats as repositories for rare species and genotypes, at a time when such wetland habitats are being destroyed or altered at a rapid rate. ... More


The Relationship Advantage as Practice: Reflections

Thomas Kern and Leslie P. Willcocks

in The Relationship Advantage: Information Technologies, Sourcing, and Management

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241927
eISBN:
9780191696985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241927.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The cross-case analysis in the previous chapter illustrated the adequacy of our framework in characterizing IT outsourcing relationships. Prior to that, the individual case analyses in Chapters 3–7 ... More


Deus ex Machina: Concluding Remarks

Yehouda Shenhav

in Manufacturing Rationality: The Engineering Foundations of the Managerial Revolution

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250004
eISBN:
9780191697869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250004.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Business History

This chapter summarizes the genealogy of management ideology from the Civil War until the Great Depression, and emphasizes the conflictive biography of management rhetoric and practice. It further ... More


Country Cultural Differences in Acquisition Management 1

David Faulkner, Robert Pitkethly, and John Child

in The Handbook of Mergers and Acquisitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199601462
eISBN:
9780191743320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601462.003.0017
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

In the period 1985–94, US, Japanese, French, and German companies accounted for the largest amounts of foreign direct investment into the UK, the main vehicle for which was merger and acquisition. ... More


Bridging the management theory and practice gap

Rob B. Briner, Lars Engwall, Tina L. Juillerat, Henry Mintzberg, Frederick P. Morgeson, Michael G. Pratt, and Stefan Tengblad

in The Work of Managers: Towards a Practice Theory of Management

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639724
eISBN:
9780191738661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639724.003.0017
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Seven management researchers, who participated in a plenary session at the Academy of Management 2009 Annual Meeting in Chicago, present their views on how to renew methodological approaches in ... More


The Work of Managers: Towards a Practice Theory of Management

Stefan Tengblad (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639724
eISBN:
9780191738661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639724.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book addresses one of the most central issues in the field of management and answers the following questions: What do managers actually do at work? How do they tackle their responsibilities and ... More


Life on the Line in Contemporary Manufacturing: The Workplace Experience of Lean Production and the `Japanese' Model

Rick Delbridge

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292333
eISBN:
9780191684906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292333.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Much is stated and written about the new world of work but how much do we know about the contemporary workplace? What influence have Japanese management techniques (Just-in-Time Production and Total ... More


Representing Organization: Knowledge, Management, and the Information Age

Simon Lilley, Geoffrey Lightfoot, and Paulo Amaral M. N.

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775416
eISBN:
9780191695360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775416.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Organization Studies

This textbook provides an accessible theoretical analysis of the organizational impact of information technologies. It seeks to examine and comment upon the myriad ways in which actors, ... More


Systematic Heterogeneity in the Adaptation Process of Management Innovations: Insights from the Italian Public Sector

Davide Nicolini, Andrea Lippi, and Pedro Monteiro

in Institutions and Organizations: A Process View

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198843818
eISBN:
9780191879517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843818.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

In this chapter, the authors investigate how the best practices approach “diffused” in the Italian public sector. They show that despite the lack of a clear original model or a strong brokering ... More


Comparative Entrepreneurship: The UK, Japan, and the Shadow of Silicon Valley

D. Hugh Whittaker

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563661
eISBN:
9780191701887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563661.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This book compares processes of entrepreneurship, specifically of high-tech manufacturing, in the UK and Japan — countries associated with liberal market economies and coordinated market economies ... More


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