1. Articles in category: Management

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    1. COSO released updated enterprise risk management framework | Accounting Today

      The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission released a long-awaited update Wednesday to its ERM Framework: Enterprise Risk Management–Integrating with Strategy and Performance, the first since 2004. The updated framework, developed by PricewaterhouseCoopers under the direction of the COSO board, aims to help organizations improve their approach to managing risk.

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    2. Google’s Secret Formula for Management? Doing the Basics Well

      Google’s Secret Formula for Management? Doing the Basics Well

      Google has opened its trove of management processes to one and all, for free. It might not feel that surprising – after all, Google has created plenty of other free tools for the world to use. And it also follows Google’s many years of work in people analytics. But in fact, there is something surprising in the details of what they revealed: Their management tools focus on some pretty basic stuff like how to run meetings, have conversations, and set goals.

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    3. 10 lessons learned in implementing new revenue recognition guidance | Accounting Today

      The rules governing revenue recognition for public and private companies worldwide are changing dramatically starting Jan. 1, 2018. And several recent surveys show that most companies are unprepared. If you have not yet completed your implementation of the new standard — either ASC 606 or IFRS 15 — the following 10 lessons we have learned may help you get a jump start and utilize best practices that RGP, a finance and technology consultancy, and Zuora, which makes rev rec automation software, are seeing while helping companies transition to the new rules. 1. Just do it! Get started and keep up the momentum ...

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    4. Falcons make Forbes list of most valuable teams

      The Atlanta Falcons are one of the sports world’s 50 most valuable teams, according to Forbes. Forbes ranks the Falcons No. 33 on its 2017 list of The World’s Most Valuable Sports Teams. Forbes says the team is worth $2.13 billion, a 27 percent increase in the past year. No other Atlanta team made the list, which is dominated by football and soccer teams, as well as teams from the largest American cities, including New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. The top five teams on the list are the Dallas…

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    5. Does Your Company Know What to Do with All Its Data?

      Does Your Company Know What to Do with All Its Data?

      There are many ways to put data to work, and companies — especially their leaders — are well-advised to explore as many of them as they can. Each presents distinct opportunities for profit and competitive advantage — from product improvements to new revenue streams to possible industry game-changers. At the same time, each presents challenges that must be experienced to be appreciated.

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    6. AICPA News - May 2017 | CPA Practice Advisor

      AICPA News - May 2017 | CPA Practice Advisor

      At a time when organizations around the world are facing cybersecurity attacks, it is more important than ever for them to demonstrate to key stakeholders the extent and effectiveness of their cybersecurity risk management efforts. To help businesses meet this growing challenge, the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has introduced a market-driven, flexible and voluntary cybersecurity risk management reporting framework.

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    7. CFOs Spending More Time on Strategic Guidance | CPA Practice Advisor

      A new survey finds that chief financial officers (CFOs) are spending more than a third of their time as strategic advisers, taking on roles well beyond traditional financial management. The 2017 CFO Survey from Grant Thornton LLP also finds that 40 percent of CFOs identify strategic planning as one of their top priorities – only slightly behind more expected activities like increasing cash flow (45 percent) and reducing costs (41 percent).

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    8. More Private Companies Sharing Financial Info with Staff

      More Private Companies Sharing Financial Info with Staff

      An increasing proportion of private companies are providing updates on financial performance internally with employees, according to a new survey. The survey, by Robert Half Management Resources, found that 56 percent of CFOs polled said their organization provides at least some employees with regular updates on financial performance, up 32 percentage points from a similar survey in 2012.

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    9. Georgia Tech scores $13.5 million in federal funding to help Georgia manufacturers

      Georgia Tech will receive $13.5 million in federal funding over the next five years to continue a program that has assisted small- and mid-sized manufacturing companies in Georgia for more than half a century.

      The school reported the funding will be used by the Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership (GaMEP), which offers assistance in such areas as lean and process improvement, quality management, energy management, sustainability and business growth – which includes new customer development,…

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    10. Troubling Trends Seen in SOX 404 Disclosures

      Troubling Trends Seen in SOX 404 Disclosures

      Sarbanes-Oxley disclosures on management assessment of internal controls over financial reporting are indicating some worrying trends, according to a new report. The report, from the research firm Audit Analytics, found that while the number of adverse disclosures under Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act dropped in fiscal year 2015 to 202 disclosures, compared to 228 for fiscal year 2014, the total for 2015 was nonetheless the second highest in the last seven years.

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    11. ACCA and IMA Report on Enterprise Risk Management

      ACCA and IMA Report on Enterprise Risk Management

      The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Institute of Management Accountants have released a new report on how companies can deal with enterprise risk management to minimize business disruptions. The report, written by Dr. Paul L. Walker, a professor of accounting and taxation at St. John's University in New York, explains how companies can predict and respond to disruptions such as economic downturns and increased competition.

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    12. Why Is Micromanagement So Infectious?

      Why Is Micromanagement So Infectious?

      Part of the draw of self-managing organizations, like those we explore in our recent HBR article, is their promise to free us from the disease of micromanagement. But they’re not the only cure. Before we get to what works, let’s consider what micromanaging really is and what puts you at risk of doing it. It’s not just a personality or leadership trait that can be blamed on genetic makeup or bad training, as some arguments say. Rather, it’s a breakdown in the fundamentals of delegation.

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    13. “Leadership Qualities” vs. Competence: Which Matters More?

      “Leadership Qualities” vs. Competence: Which Matters More?

      There’s sometimes a disconnect between how we talk about leadership qualities (we tend to use words like authority, power, and emotional intelligence) and what we actually require from the people leading teams and other working groups (arguably, competence and a deep knowledge of the specific work that needs to get done). In a forthcoming Journal of Applied Psychology article, researchers from Stanford and Erasmus University explore which set of qualities matters most to team performance.

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    14. More of Us Are Working in Big Bureaucratic Organizations than Ever Before

      More of Us Are Working in Big Bureaucratic Organizations than Ever Before

      Writing for the Harvard Business Review in 1988, Peter Drucker predicted that in 20 years the average organization would have slashed the number of management layers by half and shrunk its managerial ranks by two-thirds. Unfortunately, it hasn’t turned out that way. Despite all of the hype around alternatives — the gig economy, the sharing economy, holacracy, lean – bureaucracy has been growing, not shrinking.

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    15. Teach Your Team to Expect Success

      Teach Your Team to Expect Success

      Accomplished leaders anticipate success, and that helps them obtain it. Research shows that high expectations lead them to work harder and commit to conquering the challenges ahead. As HP’s chief legal officer, Kim Rivera, describes it: “I go into a situation with my eyes wide open knowing that it may exceed the limits of my intellect, the limits of my emotions, and that sometimes I’ll be exhausted.

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