Academy of Accounting Historians. Accounting History Education Committee
The Accounting History Education Committee has been active in three areas during the past year. The most significant activity was the agreement with Random House for the publication of a short book of biographies of noted accountants.
The following committee reports were submitted at the meeting of the officers and trustees and the annual business meeting of The Academy in Toronto, Canada on August 8-9, 1990. In some cases, the reports have been summarized.
Industrial management -- History;Cost accounting -- History
Many have suggested that scientific management had a direct influence on the development of standard costing. This paper examines the relationship between these concepts in broad terms. While it is concluded that no direct relationship exists...