Finance

The Future Of The Finance Function

Getting your CFO to step up and be your strategic partner may well determine how successful you are at creating value long-term.

8 Companies Bringing Innovative Ideas To Private Aviation

Business-aviation activity has rebounded well in the new year, but entrepreneurial innovation will be required to solidify that short-term advantage for the long term. A look at the industry's game changers.

The 5 Key Ransomware Questions CEOs Should Be Asking CIOs Now

In the wake of the Colonial Pipeline attack, what should you ask your CISO? Scott Howitt, CIO for cybersecurity giant McAfee, offers tips.

Poll: Despite Hype, CFOs Remain Deeply Skeptical Of Cryptocurrencies

While market speculators and some big companies are convinced about the seemingly boundless potential commercial uses for cryptocurrencies, a recent survey of mainstream CFOs by StrategicCFO360 finds finance leaders overwhelmingly unconvinced about their utility for business, with little customer demand and little enthusiasm for adaptation.

What Your GC Isn’t Telling You About Compliance Risks

There’s a dangerous tendency to assume this executive has a firm handle on all aspects of compliance risk. In reality, even the best will admit in private that they, too, have blind spots. Here are three.

Hubert Joly: ‘The Whole Milton Friedman Thing Is Dead’

Joly made retail magic saving also-ran Best Buy in the age of Amazon. Now a corporate director, first-time author and HBS lecturer, he’s preaching a whole new way to win.

Can The Tail Wag The Dog For Corporate Responsibility?

As the CEO of a pet care company learned, Innovative greening strategies can bring new value for doing well by doing good.

How To Prepare Like The CEO Of Disney

In this edition of our Corporate Competitor Podcast, Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Chapek traces his remarkable journey, from humble roots running cross country in America’s industrial heartland to running one of the world’s most iconic companies.

How to Use Empathy As A Key Differentiator In M&A Success

Covid has created an urgency to prioritize humanity and empathy in the M&A process—and the need for that humane diligence won’t disappear when we reach widespread immunity.

Why PE Boards And Portfolio CEOs Don’t Always Get Along

Some of the tension between the two is borne of misaligned expectations. Less obvious, but significant, is the conflict that arises because of mismatched personality types.
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