In the interests of globalization, many companies today are establishing theories and practices for international management accounting. This book discusses the current status of international management accounting in Japan through interviews with three major electronics companies. By tracing the history of the business expansion of the three companies, as well as their transition of strategies and accompanying organizational structure, key features and details of international management accounting are faithfully described. The book is divided into two parts. Part I describes general concepts of international management accounting in global companies, while Part II analyzes the experiences of three leading electronics companies — Matsushita, Sharp and Sanyo — in international management accounting. Written in a scholarly yet accessible manner, this book will benefit both academics and industry professionals practising in the field.Contents: International Management Accounting Concepts:Strategy and Organizational Structure of Global Companies (K Miyamoto)Strategy and International Management Accounting of Global Companies (K Miyamoto)Current Status of International Management Accounting:The Actual Conditions of International Management Accounting in Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (A Kimura & T Toyoda)International Management Accounting in Sharp Corporation (Y Asakura et al.)International Management Accounting for SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. (K Sakate ' M Tomita)International Management Accounting in Multinational Enterprises: State-of-the-Art of Research and Practice in Japan (M Kosuga)Readership: Students, researchers and academics in management; business professionals in global companies.