Managing Organizational Culture for Effective Internal Control: From Practice to Theory

Springer Science & Business Media
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In times of economic and financial crises, the content of this book rings true. Drawing from interviews with executives, senior managers and/or auditors from renowned companies (eBay, Google, Hewlett Packard, Intel, Levi Strauss & Co., Microsoft, Novartis and many others) and theory from fields of sociology and social psychology, this research study provides an understanding of how "tone at the top" imprints on an organization and why that imprint works. More specifically, it discusses how managers' principles and practices can actively shape an open-minded culture that enhances effective internal control.

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About the author

Dr. Jan Pfister is Assistant Professor at the Department of Accounting and Finance at Lancaster University Management School, UK. His research focuses on performance measurement, management control and organizational culture in medium and large multinational companies.
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Springer Science & Business Media
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Published on
Jul 7, 2009
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Pages
245
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ISBN
9783790823400
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Language
English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Accounting / General
Business & Economics / Accounting / Managerial
Business & Economics / Human Resources & Personnel Management
Business & Economics / Management
Business & Economics / Organizational Behavior
Business & Economics / Strategic Planning
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