Description

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: 1. The existing MA information provided within the context of the SHRM process. 2. 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

Key Features

Provides a collection of well known comprehensive case studies

Readership

Management accountants, HR executives

Table of Contents

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.

Details

No. of pages:
100
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2001
Published:
Imprint:
CIMA Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9780080950228
Print ISBN:
9781859714867

About the authors

John Innes

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus of Accounting at the University of Dundee.

Reza Kouhy

Affiliations and Expertise

Glasgow Caledonian University, Scotland

Reviews

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: 1. The existing MA information provided within the context of the SHRM process. 2. 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