Apport de l’ethnicité à la culture en sciences de gestion
(VF)Cet article part des critiques de Bhimani (1999), Baskerville (2003) et Hofstede (2003) adressées à l’utilisation du modèle développé par Hofstede (1980, 2001) pour appréhender la culture. Ces critiques soulignent qu’étudier l’ethnicité dans un cadre plus souple permettrait une compréhension plus fine des outils et pratiques de gestion. Ainsi, cet article vise à évaluer les apports de l’ethnicité aux sciences de gestion via l’analyse de vingt publications en contrôle. Ses apports sont : une compréhension accrue des outils et pratiques de contrôle de gestion, un enrichissement des modèles culturels utilisés en sciences de gestion, et un cadre conceptuel et méthodologique pour étudier l’ethnicité.(VA)This article builds on the critique by Bhimani (1999), Baskerville (2003) and Hofstede (2003) concerning the use of Hofstede’s (1980, 2001) model of culture. For the critics, studying ethnicity in a looser framework would lead to a refined understanding of management devices and practices. Therefore, this paper aims at assessing the contributions of ethnicity to management research by analyzing twenty management accounting research publications. Its contributions are: a refined understanding of management control devices and practices, a possible enrichment of cultural models used in management science, and a conceptual and methodological framework for studying ethnicity.
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