Major Project Report – The Case Site

Make sure you select a company that is large enough that you can get data on to write a report that addresses the following. Use a publicly listed company or one that you are familiar with.

Introduction: Overview of case and strategy

Introducing your company. Provide a description of your organisation, its background and strategy – the industry it operates in, the products or services it supplies, its competitors and any other information strategy-related information you think is relevant.

Organisational Structure

Provide a diagram representing this organisational structure

Explain the type of organisational structure your organisation uses;

Explain the degree of decentralisation of your organisation;

Explain the type of responsibility centres within your business’s organisational structure

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Major Project Report – Literature Review

Literature Review

Select one of the following research themes and discuss in terms of management accounting in your organisation:

Social Responsibility;

Environmental Responsibility; or

Risk Management – strategic; regulatory; financial; operational (can focus on a specific risk, rather than cover all)

Begin as general discussion/examination on the topic using academic literature

Discuss what this theme means for the industry in which your organisation operates

Conclude by discussing how this theme impacts your organisation, in particular.

You must include references (at least 4 academic research papers/books – source library e-journals); and 4 other references from industry/other expertise (do not cite Wikipedia). You can also use case details.

Use ‘Harvard Style’ references – place at end of report

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