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"This paper investigate four potential reasons (strategy formation for instance)for budgeting, their antecedents (organizational strategy for instance), and several....."
This is the beginning of article I read. What does antecedents mean here? Reasons antecedents???
Thanks in advance!
Sure. Here is the first sentence for the first chapter.
"This paper investigates four potential reasons for budgeting in organizations (operational planning, performance evaluation, communication of goals, and strategy formation), their antecedents (e.g. organizational strategy and structure), and several budgeting characteristics (e.g., target difficulty and budget emphasis) that potential influence these reasons-to-performance."