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Liberté et responsabilité des universités : Comment le contrôle de gestion participe à la construction d'un système de pilotage de la performance ?

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  • Anne Riviere


    (Management Research Centre - ESC Toulouse)

  • Marie Boitier


    (Management Research Centre - ESC Toulouse)

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    Based on an analysis of the implementation of a formal management control system (MCS) in the French higher education sector, this article outlines the elements which contribute to the structuration of a global and organisational performance management system (PMS). Employing a conceptual framework originating in sociological neo-institutional theory, our longitudinal field study enables us to outline complex multi-level structuration mechanisms, involving interactions of a cognitive, political and normative nature, leading at this stage to different forms of PMS appropriation still not stabilized.

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    Date of creation: 10 May 2011
    Publication status: Published in Comptabilités, économie et société, May 2011, Montpellier, France., 2011
    Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:hal-00650567
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