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Symbolism, rationality and myth in organizational control systems: an ethnographic case study of PBS Jakarta Indonesia

@inproceedings{Wahyudi2004SymbolismRA,
  title={Symbolism, rationality and myth in organizational control systems: an ethnographic case study of PBS Jakarta Indonesia},
  author={I. Wahyudi},
  year={2004}
}
The study of accounting in its environmental contexts requires an understanding of accounting beyond its technical and numerical aspects. To obtain social, cultural and political legitimacy, organizations tend to adopt formal structures and practices – including accounting that have been widely accepted by society as social norms and values without necessarily using them in actual practices. Seen from this perspective, accounting information, and particularly budgeting that plays an important… Expand
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