During the recession, the primary objective of nearly all organizations was to cut costs – at all costs. With the recession in the rearview mirror, these same businesses are now operating in a new economy, one with an entirely new objective: effectively balancing the need to reduce costs with the need to grow and expand.
Striking this balance, however, is easier said than done. There are a host of factors – shareholder scrutiny, lack of consumer confidence, political uncertainty, etc. – that cause companies to hold back on investments and, therefore, hold back their potential for enhanced profitability. After the tech bubble burst of the early 2000s and the Great Recession, who can blame them?
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In this expansive, insightful piece written exclusively for CFOs and accounting and finance executives like you, we delve deep into the emerging roles, risks, and responsibilities that define accounting and finance leadership today.
- How new products and services, new markets, new technology and new marketing demands are influencing the accounting and finance executive
- An in-depth look at what the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act means to finance leaders
- The shift in labor costs, both during and after the recession
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- Four fundamentals of an effective hiring strategy
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