Conference Publication Details
Mandatory Fields
Vega-Perez, M., Robbins, G., Sweeney, B.,
40th Annual Congress of the European Accounting Association (EAA)
Perceptions of Healthcare Management Towards an Externally Imposed Management Control System
In Press
Optional Fields
healthcare accreditation; external control systems; enabling & coercive formalisation; ambivalence
Valencia, Spain
This study examines the operation of a mandatory healthcare accreditation system to achieve a better understanding of how an externally imposed system operates as a management control tool. Adopting a qualitative research approach, this study investigates the design/use features of an acute care hospital accreditation system in two public hospitals using the case study method.
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Publication Themes
Applied Social Sciences and Public Policy