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Handbook of Management Accounting Research - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080554501

Handbook of Management Accounting Research, Volume 3

1st Edition

Editors: Anthony G. Hopwood Christopher S. Chapman Michael D. Shields
Hardcover ISBN: 9780080554501
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 8th December 2008
Page Count: 280
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Table of Contents

Management Accounting Practices: Economics of Performance Measurement; Non-Financial Performance Measurement; Managerial Incentives and Compensation; Balanced Scorecard; Management Accountants (careers); Management Accountants (emegence in UK): Management Accounting Practice Contexts: Not for profit US; Management Accounting and Entrepreneurship; Entertainment; Hospitality; Accounting, Economic Reasoning; Transition economies; Financial Services. Managent Accounting around the World: Management Accounting Research in INdia; Management Accounting Research in South America.


Volume one of Handbook of Management Accounting Research sets the context for all three volumes in the series. Volume two provides insights into research on different management accounting practices. This third and final volume features contributions from some of the most influential researchers in various areas of management accounting research, consolidates the content of volumes one and two, and concludes with examples of management accounting research from around the world.

Key Features

  • Includes key topics such as performance measurement, balanced scorecard, incentives abd compensation schemes
  • Covers management accounting research on a global scale


Researchers in Managerial Accounting, Doctoral and Master students


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"The Handbooks of Management Accounting Research represent an ambitious and important project to pull together the main streams of modern research in this vitally important area. Anyone who is interested in using management accounting theory to understand or improve practice should study these handbooks carefully." --Professor Robert Simons, Harvard Business School, USA

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About the Editors

Anthony G. Hopwood

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, University of Oxford, UK

Christopher S. Chapman

Christopher Chapman, having previously researched the ways in which people work to make accounting relevant to operational decision making in a variety of contexts including restaurants and professional service firms, currently studies the design of cost systems for healthcare providers. He is an editor of "Accounting, Organizations and Society" and is the President of the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Accounting and Finance, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

Michael D. Shields

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA