publication . Bachelor thesis . 2012

Long Term Cost Efficiency through Green Management Control Systems

Vukania Adda, Nancy; Qin, Xiaochen;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Publisher: Linköpings universitet, Företagsekonomi
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Title: Long term cost efficiency through green management control systems.Authors: Nancy Vukania &Xiaochen QinSupervisor: Åsa Karin-EngstrandBackground: The worldwide financial crisis of 2008 has reconfigured the economic turf leading to a more uncertain and turbulent playing field – a greater challenge for business strategy and the quest for optimization- The oil price hike of 2008 (Furlong 2010)1 caused its rippling effect to affect various cost categories including energy, labor and logistics thus causing a roller coaster business decision making process regarding outsourcing, off shoring and internal control and cutting short the decision making term to ...
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free text keywords: cost efficiency, green management control systems
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