Falconer Mitchell, Hanne Nørreklit, Morten Jakobsen
Published October 5, 2012
Reference - 396 Pages - 97 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780415592475 - CAT# Y110668
Series: Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting
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Over the last two decades, cost management has been an area of dynamic change and development. This is evident in the extensive inventory of new, high-profile techniques that have emerged.
With cost management now firmly established as a distinct sub-discipline within management accounting, The Routledge Companion to Cost Management is a timely reference volume covering both practical developments and research in this area. Topics covered include:
With chapters from an international team of contributors, this prestigious companion will prove an indispensible addition to any library with aspirations of keeping up-to-date with the world of accounting.
1. Introduction (Morten Jakobsen, Falconer Mitchell and Hanne Nørreklit) Part I: Cost Control Issues 2. Budgetary Control: What's been Happening? (David Marginson) 3. Management Accounting System Problems in Context of Lean: Development of a Proposed Solution (Thomas Borup Kristensen and Poul Israelsen) 4. ICT Systems and Cost Management (Timo Hyvönen) 5. Functional Analysis (Takeo Yoshikawa and John Innes) 6. Target Costing: Market-Driven Cost Management (Peter Kajüter) 7. Continuous Improvement and Kaizen Costing (Takeo Yoshikawa and Reza Kouhy) Part II: Cost Management and Decision Making 8. Specifying Conditions for Cost Systems Generating Relevant Decision Making Costs (Samuel C. A. Pereira and Falconer Mitchell) 9. Designing Time-Driven Activity-Based Costing Systems: A Review and Future Research Directions (Sophie Hoozée) 10. The Theory of Constraints (David Dugdale) 11. The Dynamics of Management Accounting and Control Systems (Trond Bjørnenak and Katarina Kaarbøe) 12. Capacity Usage (Lino Cinquini and Andrea Tenucci) Part III: Inter-Organizational Cost Management Perspectives 13. Cost Management and the Provision of Support Services in Large Organizations (Will Seal and Ian Herbert) 14. Inter-Organizational Cost Management (Morten Jakobsen) 15. New Directions for Research on Outsourcing Decision-Making (Lars Bråd Nielsen) 16. Customer Relations and Cost Management (Trond Bjørnenak and Øyvind Helgesen) Part IV: Strategy and Cost Management 17. A New Framework for Strategic Cost Management: An Empirical Investigation of Strategic Decision in Britain, the USA and Japan (Chris Carr, Katja Kolehmainen and Falconer Mitchell) 18. Quality Costing (Riccardo Giannetti) 19. Environmental Cost Management for Green Production (Alessandro Marelli) 20. Performance Measurement Systems: Beyond Generic Actions (Rainer Lueg and Hanne Nørreklit) 21. Methodologies for Managing Performance Measurement (Lino Cinquini, Falconer Mitchell, Hanne Nørreklit and Andrea Tenucci) 22. Cost Management in the Digital Age (Alnoor Bhimani)