In “The Balanced Scorecard: Comments on Balanced Scorecard Commentaries”
Professor Kaplan comments, “I am pleased and honoured that the editor of Journal of Accounting & Organization Change chose to recognize the 20th anniversary of the publication of the first Balanced Scorecard (BSC) in the Harvard Business Review in 1992. Much academic work remains to be done to understand the practical and theoretical implications of the BSC innovation and hope other academics will continue to participate in this research agenda.”
The Special Issue is Volume 8, Number 4 of Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change, published by Emerald Group Publishing and edited by Zahirul Hoque, Professor of Accounting at La Trobe business school, Australia, who comments: “This special issue will give the reader a broad résumé of issues at the forefront of balanced scorecard practices and academic research around the globe.”
Emerald plays an indispensable role in linking research and practice, to the benefit of society. To celebrate this milestone of the Balanced Scorecard at 20, Emerald has also assembled the ten most highly cited papers on the subject from its extensive management collection.
For free access details to the special issue of Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change and other selected articles, visit www.emeraldinsight.com/
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Notes to editors
• The Balanced Scorecard is described by Kaplan and Norton as 'a set of measures that give top managers a fast but comprehensive view of the business'.
• Robert S. Kaplan is Baker Foundation Professor at Harvard Business School, United States, and co-creator, together with David P. Norton, of the balanced scorecard, introduced in their 1992 Harvard Business Review article, “The Balanced Scorecard: Measures That Drive Performance. “
• Zahirul Hoque, Editor of Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change, is available for interviews on request.
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