Control at a distance as self-control: the renewal of the myth of control through technology
AbstractThis paper draws on socio-institutional research on accounting technology. It underlines the ability of one type of accounting technology (performance measurement technology) to be a base for control at a distance since this technology links together discourse and calculation.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by HEC Paris in its series Les Cahiers de Recherche with number 876.
Length: 39 pages
Date of creation: 01 Nov 2007
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accounting; technology; control at a distance;
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