Appropriateness of accounting data in performance evaluation: An empirical examination of environmental uncertainty as an intervening variable

This study is part of a larger research program that the author is conducting with Professor Anil K

V. Govindarajan

2002

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  • This study is part of a larger research program that the author is conducting with Professor Anil K
  • This study puts forth propositions stating that superiors of business units which face higher environmental uncertainty will use a more subjective performance appraisal approach whereas superiors of business units which face lower environmental uncertainty will use a more formula-based performance evaluation approach, and that a stronger fit between environmental uncertainty and performance evaluation style would be associated with higher business unit performance
  • Funding support for this research was provided by the Graduate School, Boston University and the Division of Research, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University

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