accounting for the conflict between line management and the controller's office

Simon, John R.; Norton, Curt; Lonergan, Neil J.
January 1979
Advanced Management Journal (03621863);Winter79, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p4
Academic Journal
Investigates the conflict between departments, line management and the accounting department. Effect of intraorganizational conflicts to organizational goals; Characteristics of a business organization; Authority exercised by those who are in the staff positions; Impact of organizational design on managerial accounting.


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