Internredovisningens finansiella termer som kommunikationsverktyg
: ett språk i sig

  • Ulrika Hagbyhn
  • Renée Norlin

    Student thesis: Bachelor


    Purpose: The aim with this study is to explore the way the financial terms within Management Accounting are designed as a way of communicating and how it is applied by organizational members to support their operational business. By drawing on specific meetings the study intends to explore how the financial terms within Management Accounting are represented and taken into consideration within an organization.

    Theoretical Approach: This report is based on existing literature within the field of communication and "the language of business" which then have been considered in relation to Genre Theory (Miller, 1984) and a semiotic-based communication model (Pärl, 2011).

    Conclusions: The study has indicated that when designing organizational communication processes, the design is influenced by existing Management Accounting and Control Systems. Important aspects to consider are timing, channel of communication and message. These aspects can be said to answer the questions of when, where and what. Finally, the outcome of this report also indicates that individual preferences, answering the question of how are important aspects to consider since the study indicates strong connection between individuals and the way addressing the financial terms of Accounting, in other words, designing a unique "the language of business".

    Date of Award2016-Sep-19
    Original languageSwedish
    SupervisorTimurs Umans (Examiner)

    Educational program

    • Degree of Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics

    University credits

    • 15 HE credits

    Swedish Standard Keywords

    • Business Administration (50202)


    • management accounting
    • financial
    • communication
    • genre theory
    • "the language of business"
    • semiotic

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