The Dilemma of Accountability for Professionals: A Challenge for Mainstream Management Theories

@article{Mansouri2014TheDO,
  title={The Dilemma of Accountability for Professionals: A Challenge for Mainstream Management Theories},
  author={Maliheh Mansouri and J.I.A. Rowney},
  journal={Journal of Business Ethics},
  year={2014},
  volume={123},
  pages={45-56}
}
Professional institutions are increasingly confronted by fiscal constraints and political pressures to improve and increase their accountability in a competitive consumer-driven market. Accordingly, the need to ensure efficiency and accountability is of strategic importance. This article reports on a qualitative study of medical professionals that assessed the utility of financial incentives and external control methods derived from agency theory to ensure accountability of professionals. The… CONTINUE READING

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