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Category: Performance measures


Performance measures and management control in new product development

Approximate reading time: 2-3 min. An explorative study was conducted to investigate financial management with focus on performance measurements in product development. The study focused on three aspects of management control which managers for product development consider to be important. These aspects were: 1. Product development’s…

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Continuous innovation at Google

Estimared reading time: 6-8 min. Some companies succeed in continuous innovation, some don’t. The story is full of companies that once were forerunners in innovation, but then lost their ability to innovate in rapid global change, such as the technology shift. Some examples of technology failures are Kodak…

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Management control of service innovations

Estimared reading time: 4-5 min. One study explored management control of service innovations. Specifilally focused was management control best practice related to service innovation activities. This was done by conducting qualitative in-depth interviews with managers in ten top performing firms that have an exceptional focus on…

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Interactive use of performance management systems

Approximate reading time: 3-4 min. The application and use of effective health, especially public sector controls is an important challenge. This is due to both the extraordinary expansion within the services provided by that sector, to effectively and effectively respond to human health requirements and…

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The right measures help teams excel in innovation

How can the right performance-measurement systems help teams excel in innovation? Many executives have realized that process focused, multifunctional teams can dramatically improve the way their companies deliver products and services to customers. Traditional performance-measurement systems not only fail to support the these teams but…

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