Controllers’ profession in contemporary organisations - Evidence from Hungary

Szukits, Ágnes ORCID: (2019) Controllers’ profession in contemporary organisations - Evidence from Hungary. Journal of East European Management Studies, 24 (1). pp. 8-31. DOI

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This paper describes an analysis of the profession of controller; this is a profession that has changed remarkably in the past few decades and that has features that distinguish it in many ways from other groups of experts within the organisation. The results of a questionnaire survey show that the involvement of controllers both in operational decision making and in strategy development and implementation is recognized by Hungarian top executives. At the same time, the traditional role of the controller as a data provider is very much alive and growing and the role of consultant is limited to injecting economic common sense. These limitations of the latter role can be partly traced back to the local managerial mentality in the CEE context.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:professional work, controllers’ roles, involvement of controllers
JEL classification:M19 - Business Administration: Other
M40 - Accounting and Auditing: General
Divisions:Institute of Strategy and Management
Subjects:Human resource management
Management, business policy, business strategy
ID Code:7870
Deposited By: MTMT SWORD
Deposited On:12 Jan 2023 10:28
Last Modified:12 Jan 2023 10:28

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