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Uses of management accounting information for benchmarking in NHS trusts

Guven-Uslu, Pinar and Conrad, Lynne (2008) Uses of management accounting information for benchmarking in NHS trusts Public Money & Management, 28, (4), pp. 239-246. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9302.2008.00650.x).

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This article investigates the implementation of benchmarking in three large acute NHS trusts. The findings concentrate on the attitudes of professional groups towards the preparation and use of management accounting information for performance measurement and comparison in NHS trusts. The problems revealed in developing appropriate costing information in this organizational context suggest difficulties lie ahead as more far-reaching organizational and financial change permeates the NHS.

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Published date: August 2008
Organisations: Southampton Business School


Local EPrints ID: 343227
ISSN: 0954-0962
PURE UUID: 0c6a9bd1-1706-4f7a-87ea-5d438cbe6c6c

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Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 05:23

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Author: Pinar Guven-Uslu
Author: Lynne Conrad

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