Management Control and the Pentagon: The Strategy-Structure Mismatch

Public Administration Review, Vol. 51, No. 1, pp. 52-66, 1991

15 Pages Posted: 22 Apr 2008

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Fred Thompson

Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management

Abstract

Governmental reform depends upon aligning strategy with structure, effective decentralization, and establishing an account structure that is firmly grounded in the principles of responsibility budgeting and accounting.

Keywords: Administrative controls, budget process, defense, contracts, responsibility budgets

JEL Classification: D73, D80, D23, H56, H61, L22, L33, L13

Suggested Citation

Thompson, Fred, Management Control and the Pentagon: The Strategy-Structure Mismatch. Public Administration Review, Vol. 51, No. 1, pp. 52-66, 1991. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1123764

Fred Thompson (Contact Author)

Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management ( email )

900 State Street
Salem, OR 97301
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503-370-6228 (Phone)
503-370-3011 (Fax)

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