Implementing Beyond Budgeting: Unlocking the Performance Potential

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 17, 2008 - Business & Economics - 240 pages
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Written by Bjarte Bogsnes, Beyond Budgeting pioneer, Implementing Beyond Budgeting reveals best practices from actual cases where the author headed up implementation of Beyond Budgeting in large global companies. Beginning with a Foreword by Robert Kaplan, cofounder of the Balanced Scorecard, this book reveals how your organization can maximize a performance climate with teams committed to a common purpose, shared rewards, and sustained value creation. This innovative book lucidly presents how every organization can release the ambition and energy of its people who were previously slaves to the budgeting process.

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TheTargetSetting andEvaluation Problem
The Efficiency Problem CHAPTER 2 Beyond Budgeting Beyond BudgetingRoundTable The Beyond Budgeting Concept
Introduction Creating theFoundation
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Bjarte Bogsnes has a long international career in the oil business, both in finance and HR. As group controller for the petrochemicals company Borealis, he headed the abolishment of budgeting in this company in the mid-1990s and has been advocating the Beyond Budgeting principles ever since. He is now heading up StatoilHydro's Beyond Budgeting project. Bjarte is also Chairman of Beyond Budgeting Round Table Europe and is a popular business speaker internationally.

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