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Management Accounting Research Group conference 2011

The 32nd annual MARG Conference took place on 31 March 2011.

The theme for the 2011 conference was "Cost Management Strategies: Shifting Gears." The ICAEW Distingished Praticioner Lecture was hosted by Andrew Shilston, FCO, Rolls Royce.

Podcasts of all presentations are available to download.

Morning Session

  • Professor John Cullen (University of Sheffield), Innovation in the NHS - Can Accounting Stimulate and Facilitate Innovative Change?
  • Professor Zhang Xinmin (University of International Business and Economics, Beijing), Corporate Governance and Strategic Cost Management: A View from China. Transcript.  Slides.
  • To listen to the podcast of the morning session, please click here.

Afternoon Session

  • Robin Bellis-Jones (Director of Bellis-Jones Hill Group), Costing in the NHS - From Measurement to Management.
  • Panel Discussion: Cost Management Strategies: Shifting Gears. Robin Bellis-Jones, David Cooper, John Cullen and Peter Simons. 
  • To listen to the afternoon session podcast, please click here.

Evening Session (ICAEW Distinguished Practitioner Lecture)


    Andrew Shilston (FCO, Rolls Royce plc), Cost Management: Shifting Gears.

  • To listen to the ICAEW Distiguished Practitioner Lecture podcast, please click here.

For more information about the history of MARG and previous conferences, please go to Management Accounting Research Group (MARG) conferences .

Michael Bromwich    Zhang Xinmin    audience_2

John Cullen    Robin Bellis-Jones    Andrew Shilston

Part of the costs of this event are being paid by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants' and  ICAEW's Charitable Trusts. These trusts support educational projects relating to accountancy and economics. The Centre for Business Performance of the ICAEW manages all grant applications.

Further funding is also provided by the Department of Accounting at LSE.





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