Accounting In Networks by Hikan HikanssonAccounting In Networks by Hikan Hikansson

Accounting In Networks

EditorHikan Hikansson, Kalle Kraus, Johnny Lind

Paperback | September 4, 2014

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Accounting in Networks is the first book that in a comprehensive way covers the emerging issue of accounting and control in horizontal relations across legally independent organizations. During the last 20 years, organisations have shown an increased interest in collaborations that cross company boundaries. New organisational forms, such as alliances, partnerships, joint ventures, outsourcing and networks have received increased attention. This development has pushed management accounting researchers into examining the lateral effects of accounting. This book examines these lateral effects on accounting, and creates a comprehensive summary of what has been achieved so far and what interesting developments will occur in the coming ten years.

The book covers a variety of inter-organizational settings ¿ dyads, networks, joint ventures, public sector ¿ and the roles of accounting therein. It also deals with specific inter-organizational accounting techniques ¿ customer accounting, target costing and open book accounting ¿ which companies use to manage in a world of inter-organizational relationships and networks. The book also covers different theoretical perspectives ¿ transactional cost economics, the industrial-network approach, actor-network theory, institutional theory ¿ on accounting in networks. Each chapter focus on a specific angle of accounting in networks, assess theoretical and empirical evidence, summarize the current position/debate and discuss promising avenues for future research.

H¿n H¿nsson is the NEMI Professor of International Management at the BI Norwegian School of Management in Oslo. He is one of the founding members of the international IMP Group. His present research interests are accounting issues related to networks focused on innovations, and knowledge development in the interface between science an...
Title:Accounting In NetworksFormat:PaperbackDimensions:382 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:September 4, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415754453

ISBN - 13:9780415754453


Table of Contents

1. Accounting in Networks as a New Research Field H¿n H¿nsson, Kalle Kraus and Johnny Lind  2. Accounting and Inter-Organisational Issues David Ford and H¿n H¿nsson  Part 1: Accounting in Different Settings  3. Inter-Organisational Accounting in Dyadic Settings John Cullen and Juliana Meira  4. Towards Accounting in Network Settings Johnny Lind and Sof Thrane  5. The Role of Management Accounting in Joint Venture Relationships: A Dynamic Perspective Jeltje van der Meer-Kooistra and Pieter E. Kamminga  6. Accounting in Inter-Organisational Relationships within the Public Sector Kalle Kraus and Cecilia Lindholm  Part 2: Accounting Techniques  7. Customer Accounting When Relationships and Networks Matter Mikael C¿r and Torkel Str¿msten  8. Target Costing in Inter-Organisational Relationships and Networks Martin Carlsson-Wall and Kalle Kraus  9. Open-Book Accounting in Networks Peter Kaj¿ter and Harri I. Kulmala  Part 3: Theoretical Perspectives on Accounting in Networks  10. Accounting in Networks ¿ the Transaction Cost Economics Perspective Shannon Anderson and Henri Dekker  11. Accounting In Networks ¿ the Industrial-Network Approach H¿n H¿nsson, Kalle Kraus, Johnny Lind and Torkel Str¿msten  12. Actor-Network Theory and the Study of Interorganisational Network-Relations Jan Mouritsen, Habib Mahama and Wai Fong Chua  13. Accounting in Inter-organisational Relationships ¿ the Institutional Theory Perspective Robert W. Scapens and Evangelia Varoutsa  14. Accounting in Networks ¿ the Next Step H¿n H¿nsson, Kalle Kraus and Johnny Lind