Many researchers praise the benefits of participative budgeting. Is it wise to involve multiple parties at multiple levels in the organization in the budget preparation process? Why or why not?
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- Chapter 8 in Managerial Accounting
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- Weiskirchner-Merten, K. (2020). Interdependence, participation, and coordination in the budgeting process. Business Research, 13(1), 247–274. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40685-019-0090-x