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Class+8+Learning+Objectives - Summary of Key Learning...

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Summary of Key Learning Objectives for The Codman and Shurtleff Case introduces the topic of management planning and control systems. The case illustrates: 1. Use of a comprehensive, formal planning and control system for formulating and implementing strategy in a large, decentralized firm. 2. That formal control systems need not hamper innovation and can, in fact promote innovative problem-solving approaches. Budget constraints can stimulate creativity in problem-solving. 3. That intensive interactions among managers in the budgeting process can serve as a powerful tool in establishing and propagating organizational culture and in training managers for higher level positions in an organization that promotes-from-within. 4. The linkage between the planning function of the control system and the evaluation and reward functions of the control system. 5.
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2012 for the course MGT ` 170 taught by Professor Andersen during the Spring '12 term at UC Davis.

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