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Management Control and E-Logistics

Alnoor Bhimani

in Management Accounting in the Digital Economy

Published in print November 2003 | ISBN: 9780199260386
Published online August 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780191601231 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199260389.003.0011
 Management Control and E-Logistics

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This chapter examines the impact of e-business and e-logistics on management control systems. The following trends will affect management control systems: partnership in control, collaboration within the value chain, enterprise extension, information sharing, process specialisation, integrated service providers, and auditing for management control systems. The characteristics of firms that operate in the digital economy, and trends in e-logistics are discussed.

Keywords: management control systems; e-business; e-logistics; management accounting

Chapter.  4804 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Financial Markets

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