Reports

Latest reports

IPOs, organisational and management accounting change in listed Chinese state-owned enterprisesIPOs, organisational and management accounting change in listed Chinese state-owned enterprises
March 2014

This paper investigates how management accounting and control practices change in listed Chinese state-owned enterprises following initial public offerings to stock exchanges.

 

 

 

Ready for business: bridging the employability gapReady for business: bridging the employability gap 
February 2014

We explain how we worked with key stakeholders and conducted comprehensive research to update our syllabus and assessment process. 

 

 

 

Embedding ethical values in the corporate culture: ZambiaEmbedding ethical values in the corporate culture: Zambia
February 2014

Discover the key findings from a joint CIMA and Institute of Directors Zambia roundtable, held at the 2013 Annual Business Conference in Livingstone. 

 

 

 

Executive remunerationExecutive remuneration
January 2014

Read about the new UK governance framework for directors’ remuneration.

 

 

 

 

Understanding reputational risk – the costs of ‘act now, worry later’
January 2014

Read the key findings from the discussions at the Malaysian Institute of Integrity and CIMA roundtable on reputational risk, based on a global CGMA survey.

 

 

 

Report cover: Risk culture in financial organisationsRisk culture in financial organisations
October 2013

This paper outlines how interest in the cultures of organisations and their effects on management practices has increased dramatically since 2008.

 

 

 

Management accounting practices of UK SMEsManagement accounting practices of UK SMEs
July 2013

This paper reports on the findings of a CIMA-sponsored study of the management accounting practices of SMEs. 

 

 

 

The boardroom and riskThe boardroom and risk
June 2013

This report and toolkit focus on a key group of potentially catastrophic risks and what boards can do to evolve their risk management agenda.

 

 

 

Financial leadership for governmentFinancial leadership for government
June 2013

CIMA and the Institute for Government have joined forces to produce a blueprint for reform that will lead to better decision making and more efficient government.

 

 

 

Report cover: Management control systems as a packageManagement control systems as a package
May 2013
This report outlines the outcomes of various elements of management control systems (MCS), helping to better focus the analysis of MCS packages.

 

 

 

Report cover of Embedding ethical values into the corporate cultureEmbedding ethical values into the corporate culture
April 2013

Read about a roundtable on corporate integrity discussing the issues of embedding ethical values into the corporate culture of an organisation.

 

 

Report cover of corporate social responsibility and innovation in management accountingCorporate social responsibility and innovation in management accounting
March 2013

Find out how companies embed CSR in their management control systems (MCS) in an attempt to align the behaviour of organisational participants with strategic objectives concerning sustainability in China.

 

 

Fact or fiction? GlobalFact or fiction? Global report
October 2012

This paper provides a picture of the opportunities and challenges finance transformation is creating and the skills you need as a finance professional.

 

 

 

Report cover: Managing inter-firm interdependencies in R&D investmentManaging inter-firm interdependencies in R&D investment
August 2012
This report illustrates how interdependent R&D investments may be coordinated across the boundaries of competing firms.