The Contribution of the Harvard Business School to Management Control, 1908-1980
Posted: 23 Jun 2008
Date Written: June 23, 2008
Using archival and published sources, the author studies the evolution of thinking, teaching and writing at the Harvard Business School from 1908 to 1980 in the areas of cost/management accounting, financial accounting, and management control, including information systems, and how the Business School propagated its approach around the world. Contemporaneous developments at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Chicago are also examined.
Keywords: management accounting, business schools, accounting education
JEL Classification: M40, M41, M46, M49
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