The Social Software of Accounting and Information Systems
A unique sociological view of accounting and information systems--their structure, purposes, and impact on business and the organization. Offers a range of perspectives, including human-relations, social-psychology, role relations, expert judgment, cognitive structures, personality traits, organizational sociology, and organization theory. Outlines a general model of the influence of technology on the characteristics and use of information systems. Special technology-based models of management control systems suggest a link between work-unit technology and information systems.
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Human Relations and Budgeting Systems
The Social Psychology of Accounting and Information
Individual Differences and Information Systems
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