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Finance Leadership & Development
Professional accountants need to respond to the continually changing expectations of their organizations, the financial markets, and society. In addition, many accountants aspire to finance leadership roles, such as chief financial officer (CFO). As a result, they must fulfill their traditional responsibilities, while increasing their support of strategic and operational decision-making. Through education, life-long learning, and development, they must acquire the right mixture of skills, experiences, and attitudes, including leadership, strategy, business, management, and interpersonal skills. Read More
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Job-seeking activities dropped in several large economies in the past year, raising concerns that a rising number of employees are staying put and showing up for work without engaging mentally. Find out how to motivate these disengaged employees.
CFO in a Box, the centralisation brainchild of CFO Joey Pointer, leads to a smoother-running finance operation for Fleet Feet Inc.
Resilience-Building Tips to Help You Perform under Pressure
September 8, 2015 - CGMA Magazine
This article discusses how to build resilience and improve performance under pressure.
World-Class Finance: Better Analysis, Less Cost, Fewer People
August 18, 2015 - CGMA Magazine
World-class finance organisations are doing more with less–and they have the data to back it up.
Companies that encourage collaboration boost employee productivity, but corporate culture frequently works against employees helping each other, research suggests. Find out four ways to overcome these hurdles and unlock employee performance.
Factors That Set Apart Top-Performing Finance Teams
July 13, 2015 - CGMA Magazine
Finance functions of higher-performing businesses focus on efficiency, speed and insight to deliver better value. A global survey by PwC shows that the top performers have a shorter budget cycle and devote more time to analysis and less to data gathering.
A good leader recognises that part of the job is developing the next generation of leaders, ensuring the organisation doesn’t miss a beat when the boss moves into another role or into retirement.
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February 3, 2016 - CFO Innovation
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February 2, 2016 - Accountancy Age
- The Future of Indian Business Education
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