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An imposed budget forecast approach does not allow input from those who are directly affected by the process. This can tend to make the employees feel that they are
unimportant and that management is concerned only with meeting budgetary goals and not necessarily with the wellbeing
of employees. The employees will probably feel
less of a bond with the organization and will feel that they are meeting standards set by others.
Discuss additional behavioral implications of planning and control when a company’s management employs an imposed budgetary approach and a participative
Communications plays an important role in the budgetary process whether a participative or an imposed budgetary approach is used.
Discuss the differences between communication flows in these 2 budgetary approaches.
Discuss the behavioral implications that are associated with the communication process for each of the budgetary approaches.
In your own words, post a substantive response to the Discussion Board question(s) and comment on other postings. Your response should address the DB
question(s) and move the conversation forward. You will be graded on the quality of your postings, including mastery of the concept as well as critical
thinking. If asked for your opinion, do not simply state that it is a good or bad idea; elaborate on your reasons and argument. Include enough detail to
substantiate your thinking as well as your position on the questions or comments.
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