Thomas Ahrens

United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) - Accounting

Professor of Accounting

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Scholarly Papers (8)

1.

Management Accounting as Practice

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 12 Oct 2005
Thomas Ahrens and Christopher S. Chapman
United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) - Accounting and University of Bristol
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management control, practice theory, situated functionality, field study

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Doing Qualitative Field Research in Management Accounting: Positioning Data to Contribute to Theory

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Oct 2005
Thomas Ahrens and Christopher S. Chapman
United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) - Accounting and University of Bristol
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Management Accounting, Methodology, Method, Qualitative Field Studies, Theory, Validity

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Organisational Control as Cultural Practice: A Shop Floor Ethnography of a Sheffield Steel Mill

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 May 2006
Thomas Ahrens and Massimiliano Mollona
United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) - Accounting and University of London - Goldsmiths College
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accounting, control, ethnography, organizational culture, practice

4.

Management Controls that Anchor Other Organizational Practices

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2017
Thomas Ahrens
United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) - Accounting
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management control; management accounting; field research; organizational practices; anchor practices

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Institutional Entrepreneurship, Practice Memory, and Cultural Memory: Choice and Creativity in the Pursuit of Endogenous Change of Local Authority Budgeting

Forthcoming, Management Accounting Research
Posted: 02 Nov 2016
Thomas Ahrens and Laurence Ferry
United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) - Accounting and University of Durham

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Neo-Institutional Theory, Institutional entrepreneurs, Budgeting, Local Government, Practice Theory, Practice Memory, Cultural memory

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Accounting for Flexibility and Efficiency: A Field Study of Management Control Systems in a Restaurant Chain

Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 21, No. 2, 2004
Posted: 10 Sep 2003
Thomas Ahrens and Christopher S. Chapman
United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) - Accounting and University of Bristol

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enabling control, field study, flexibility and efficiency, management control systems

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The Structuration of Legitimate Performance Measures and Management: Day-to-Day Contests of Accountability in a U.K. Restaurant Chain

Management Accounting Research, Vol. 13, No. 2, June 2002
Posted: 07 May 2002
Thomas Ahrens and Christopher S. Chapman
United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) - Accounting and University of Bristol

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accountability, case study, performance measurement, restaurant chain, structuration theory

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Accounting and Organizations: Realizing the Richness of Field Research

Journal of Management Accounting Research, 1998
Posted: 08 Sep 1998
Thomas Ahrens and Jeremy F. Dent
United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) - Accounting and London School of Economics

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