Management Accounting and Strategic Human Resource Management

John Innes, Reza Kouhy

Research output: Book/ReportBook


This research report investigates the role of management accounting (MA) in relation to strategic human resource management (SHRM). The two main objectives of the report were: 1. The existing MA information provided within the context of the SHRM process. 2. Managers' and accountants' views on what role MA information could play in SHRM in future. Includes in-depth case studies of four leading-edge companies (Royal Mail, Canada Post Corporation, TDG plc, Weycan). In summary the four case studies show that management accountants contribute in many different ways to SHRM such as: Providing information for SHRM planning Analysing HR strategies Providing information for HR decision-making Measuring HR performance (financial and non-financial) Benchmarking Reporting HR performance

Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2001


  • management accountants
  • human resource management


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