Ivey Publishing

Product Details

Texas Western Thailand
Product Number:
9A96B054
Publication Date:
11/01/1996
Revised Date:
02/09/2010
Length:
8 pages (8 pages of text)
Product Type:
Case
Source:
Ivey
The acting controller and head of the accounting department at Texas Western Thailand has been reprimanded for developing and using a modified version of the standard company accounting system in Thailand. He believes that the modified system is more appropriate for conditions within his division and in the Thai environment. This case could be used in an international accounting class to discuss problems arising from different accounting methods among countries; in an international cross-cultural management course, or in an international organizational behaviour course dealing with the tensions between international standardization versus local responsiveness.
Learning Objective:
This case could be used in an international accounting class in the section of the course devoted to the problems arising from different accounting methods among countries; in an international cross-cultural management course, in the section of the course devoted to management of change; or in an international OB course in the section of the course on the tensions between international standardization vs. local responsiveness.
Issues:
Disciplines:
Accounting,  International
Industries:
Manufacturing
Setting:
Thailand, Medium, 1995
Intended Audience:
Undergraduate/MBA
Price:
$5.30 CAD / $5.00 USD Printed Copy
$4.50 CAD / $4.25 USD Permissions
$4.50 CAD / $4.25 USD Digital Download
Associated Materials
Translations: Simplified Chinese (9 pages)
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