Management Control Systems (Principles and Practice)

ISBN Number : 978-93-5051-813-7

Student Price : Rs.430

Student Dollar Price : 17$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2012

No. Of Pages : 620

Book Weight :658

About The Book

MANAGEMENT CONTROL SYSTEM

The book discusses the concepts and facets of the design of control systems. As an inter-disciplinary approach, it draws relevant concepts and techniques from Management Science, Information System, Behavioural Science, Economics, Accounting, Mathematics, etc. Divided in to five units,

Unit I introduces the concepts of planning and control in the process of management. Unit II discusses the significance of information system in designing Management Control Systems. Unit III explains the tools and techniques of financial Control System. Unit IV discusses the conceptual foundations of Control phenomena and their applications to specific contexts such as service and non-profit institutions, monitoring of Projects besides control in functional areas of business and management. Unit V presents the relevant mathematical models such PERT/CPM/Net Work Analysis for Management Control

Book Content of Management Control Systems (Principles and Practice)
UNIT-I INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT CONTROL SYSTEMS
1. Overview of Management
2. The Control Function
3. The Nature of Management Control
4. Principles of Management Control
5. Strategic Planning, Management Control & Operational Control
6. Management Control Systems
UNIT-II SYSTEMS THEORY AND MANAGEMENT CONTROL
7. Systems Theory and Management
8. Information Theory
9. Installation of Management Information And Control System
10. Structure and Unstructured Decision : Implication for Control
11. Management Behaviour and Control Process
12. MBO and Management Control
UNIT-III FINANCIAL CONTROLS
13. Financial Ratio Analysis
14. Cash Funds Flow Statement
15. Working Capital Funds Flow Statement
16. Break Even Analysis
17. Budgetary Control and Variance Analysis
18. Standard Costing and Variance Analysis
19. Responsibility Centers and Divisional Control
20. Transfer Pricing and Management Control
21. Proprietary Audit and Management Audit
UNIT-IV MANAGEMENT CONTROLS IN FUNCTIONAL AREAS
22. Production Control
23. Inventory Control
24. Marketing Control
25. Distribution Control
26. Control in Personnel Area
27. Computer Systems : Decision Support Systems
28. Management Control in Service and Non Profit Organisations
29. Management Control of Projects
UNIT-V MATHEMATICAL MODELS FOR MANAGEMENT CONTROLS
30. Mathematical Models : O.R. and L.P.
31. Network Techniques : PERT & CPM
32. Queuing Theory, Game Theory and Simulation
33. Hierarchical Systems and Expert Systems
Appendix
Suggested Readings

About The Author

P. Saravanavel (b. 1946) is a Professor of Management Studies in S.R.M. Engineering College. Prior to joining this college he served in Pachaiyappa`s College (1968-1976) in Madras and Sri Pushpam College at Poondi (1976-1990). He earned his post graduate and research degrees from the University of Madras. He has over 25 years of teaching experience in Accounting, Finance, Law etc., to the students M.Com, M.B.A. and M.Phil. Courses. He has authored and coauthored more than twenty books.

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