Gerald Crompton

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This paper discusses the role of accounting in the organizational transformation of Britain’s railway system. It builds upon Dent’s study of changes in the nationalized railway system during the 1980s. The paper explores the paradox that, while accounting concepts such as “efficiency” were used to justify the railway privatization, the resulting fragmented(More)
This paper focuses on the performance and regulation of the train operating companies in Britain’s privatised railway system. It places regulation in context by examining rail privatisation, with particular scrutiny given to the franchising process which established these companies. The record of the regulatory authority is assessed according to its five(More)
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