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Management Control Systems Package and Turnaround: A case study
Author/s: Cristiana Cattaneo, Sara Sonzogni 
Year:  2021 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  24 Pg. 151-174 FullText PDF:  443 KB
DOI:  10.3280/MACO2021-001008
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Keywords: Turnaround process, management control systems package, case study, culture.

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Cristiana Cattaneo, Sara Sonzogni, Management Control Systems Package and Turnaround: A case study in "MANAGEMENT CONTROL" 1/2021, pp. 151-174, DOI:10.3280/MACO2021-001008


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