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BDGE 6024 Accounting for Management Decision Making: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

Please Note: 

GE students will need to access the Walden Library through their portal prior to accessing the linked readings listed below. 

Please enter your myWalden user name and password at the prompt.

Haugh, H. M., & Talwar, A. (2010). How do corporations embed sustainability across the organization? Academy of Management Learning & Education, 9(3), 384–396.

Joseph, G. (2009). Mapping, measurement and alignment of strategy using the balanced scorecard: The Tata Steel case. Accounting Education, 18(2), 117–130.

Kaplan, R. S., Norton, D. P., & Rugelsjoen, B. (2010, January). Managing alliances with the balanced scorecard. Harvard Business Review, 88(1/2), 114–121.

Likierman, A. (2009, October). The five traps of performance measurement. Harvard Business Review, 87(10), 96–101.

Maitland, E., & Sammartino, A. (2012). Flexible footprints: Reconfiguring MNCs for new value opportunities. California Management Review, 54(2), 92–117. 

Marie, A., & Rao, A. (2010). Is standard costing still relevant? Evidence from Dubai. Management Accounting Quarterly, 11(2), 1–10.

Portz, K., & Lere, J. C. (2010). Cost center practices in Germany and the United States: Impact of country differences on managerial accounting practices. American Journal of Business, 25(1), 45–52.

Raynor, M. E., & Ahmed, M. (2013, April). Three rules for making a company truly great: A quest for reliable data on organizational excellence yields surprisingly simple guidelines. Harvard Business Review, 91(4), 108–117.

Schuster, P., & Clarke, P. (2010). Transfer prices: Functions, types, and behavioral implications. Management Accounting Quarterly, 11(2), 22–32.

Shastri, K., & Stout, D. E. (2008). Budgeting: Perspectives from the real world. Management Accounting Quarterly, 10

Sherman, H. D., & Young, S. D. (2001, July). Tread lightly through these accounting minefields. Harvard Business Review, 79(7), 129–135.

Shrivastava, P., & Berger, S. (2010). Sustainability principles: A review and directions. Organization Management Journal, 7(4), 246–261

SinoMedia. (2011). Price takers: Chinese companies are cushioning consumers from increasing input prices—but how long can they hold out? China Economic Review, 22(5), 14–15.

Slaper, T. F., & Hall, T. J. (2011). The triple bottom line: What is it and how does it work? Indiana Business Review, 86(1), 4–8.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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