The Balanced Scorecard: Structure and Use in Canadian

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THE BALANCED SCORECARD: STRUCTURE AND USE IN CANADIAN

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A Thesis Submitted to the College of Graduate Studies and Research in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in the Department of Accounting
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon

Marvin J. Soderberg

Copyright Marvin Soderberg April 2006. All Rights Reserved. Use shall not be made of the material contained herein without proper acknowledgement, as indicated on the following page.

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Several other people contributed and need to be mentioned. My Aunt Hilma who provided my with a place to stay when I came to Saskatoon. Many of my friends contributed: Jim and Theresa picked me up at the bus depot many times, lent me their bike and often fed me superb meals; Gary Short gave me a hand when I needed it the most and made it easier for me to continue; Koreen Geres was always encouraging and eager to hear how things were going and made me feel that I could finish; Chima
Mgabwu, a fellow MSc. colleague proof read my thesis and provided me with suggestions and amendments.

Finally, I am most indebted to my thesis committee who played a major role in this project. Doctors Kalagnanam, Vaidyanathan and Sheehan willingly gave their time, knowledge and patience to this project.

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