“Much of strategic management accounting (SMA) literature presents strategy as a deliberate, rational process. Where this is not the case, SMA (and by extension accounting) has no real purpose or role to play”.
Critically evaluate the statement above, using relevant literature and at least one example from SMA tools and techniques to demonstrate your point. Your conclusion should synthesise your essay and clearly articulate your stance on the statement.
Module Learning Outcomes:
In this assessment the following learning outcomes will be covered:
LO 1. Discuss how management accounting and the role of management accountants is changing
LO 2. Compare and contrast theoretical understandings of the role of accounting in modern organisations, and evaluate their insight into the evolution of management accounting
Both Summative and Formative feedback is given to encourage students to reflect on their learning that feed forward into following assessment tasks. The preparation for all assessment tasks will be supported by formative feedback within the tutorials/seminars. Written feedback is provided as appropriate. Please be aware to use the browser and not the Canvas App as you may not be able to view all comments.
It is your responsibility to ensure that you understand correct referencing practices. You are expected to use appropriate references and keep carefully detailed notes of all your information sources, including any material downloaded from the Internet. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are not vulnerable to any alleged breaches of the assessment regulations. More information is available at https://intranet.birmingh am.ac.uk/as/studentservices/conduct/misconduct/plagiarism/index.aspx latest assignment end up very worst because the people who did they just anyhow copying words from the articles (MEANS NOT PHRASING ANY) that why my plagiarism are very high , I would like to make sure that please phrase as much as possible do not just copying from the articles.
Please followed up each requirement above! I don’t want to have two, three, four editing on assignment) (waste your time also waste my time) “The notion of management accountants as ‘business partners’ is mostly about ensuring the profession’s survival – more than anything else.” Discuss.Modern military strategy and business strategy have a lot in common – both in terms of their strengths and weaknesses. Discuss.The classical approach to thinking about (and doing) strategy is no longer relevant in today’s business world. Discuss.
“companies… need more management accounting information but fewer management accountants.” Discuss to what extent you agree (or disagree) with the above statement AND its implications for your future career in accounting and finance.
Companies should engage in customer profitability analysis (CPA) for the sole purpose of identifying and dropping the customers that are not profitable to them. Discuss.
Strategic Management Accounting (SMA) techniques such as customer profitability analysis (CPA) would only work when the business environment is relatively stable. Discuss.
The balanced scorecard can only work where there is a formal strategy in place. Otherwise, it will be completely useless. Discuss.There is nothing wrong with multinational companies using transfer pricing mechanism to reduce their tax liability. Critically evaluate this statement.ublic sector organisations should be run more like the private sector, particularly in the way we control these organisations. Critically evaluate this statement. Formal controls are all that is needed to ensure a successful inter-organisational collaboration. Discuss.