This research report investigates the role of management accounting (MA) in relation to strategic human resource management (SHRM). The two main objectives of the report were:
- The existing MA information provided within the context of the SHRM process.
- Managers' and accountants' views on what role MA information could play in SHRM in future.
Includes in-depth case studies of four leading-edge companies (Royal Mail, Canada Post Corporation, TDG plc, Weycan). In summary the four case studies show that management accountants contribute in many different ways to SHRM such as:
Providing information for SHRM planning Analysing HR strategies Providing information for HR decision-making Measuring HR performance (financial and non-financial) Benchmarking Reporting HR performance
Provides a collection of well known comprehensive case studies
Management accountants, HR executives
Executive Summary; Introduction; Literature Review; Introduction to the Case Studies; Case Study No. 1: Royal Mail; Case Study No. 2: Canada Post Corporation; Case Study No. 3: TDG plc; Case Study No 4. Weycan; Conclusions; References.
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- 15th June 2001
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Professor Emeritus of Accounting at the University of Dundee.
Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland