Dealing with a co-worker who is too loud or an office that is too cold are common obstacles facing workers. Taking steps to defuse potentially troublesome conflicts can help offices run more smoothly.
The consulting group BCG has found another effective way to ensure women stay aboard and advance in companies: mentors and apprenticeship.
Values shared by young professionals around the world provide employers with opportunities to hire and retain the most conscientious and productive employees.
Leff, a CPA, CGMA and Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Fandango, a unit of NBCUniversal, and PADI Divemaster, thinks people have the wrong idea about his favorite pastime.
The change is meant to encourage more frequent interaction between employees, but author Brian Peterson argues in BetaNews that the benefits could be offset by damage to morale.
Retention, regulation, and reputation are three topics squarely in the minds of CFOs as they place more emphasis on employee training.
Damien Hooper-Campbell is eBay’s chief diversity officer, the first to hold that position at the company.
Everyone has their travel challenges, so Bloomberg Businessweek has pulled together a helpful set of solutions.
Kathy draws a parallel between her passion for basketball and the influence it has on her leadership style and work philosophy.
Amy Vetter, CPA, CITP, CGMA, is global vice president for education and learning and head of accounting for Xero, a cloud-based accounting software provider. She oversees employees across the globe and travels extensively, meeting with customers and speaking at conferences. She is married and has two school-age children. She also
Hubert Glover’s evolutionary path, like his favorite animal the giraffe, lent him the ability to attain entrepreneurial heights out of reach to others who may only possess the technical skills of an accounting education.
Bikram Sachdeva loves salsa and bachata dancing. You might also find him capturing landscapes, skyscapes, and nature scenes with his camera during travels to Senegal, Ghana, Tanzania, Mongolia, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Jordan—countries where he’s monitored over $ 1.5 billion portfolio of projects.
Lindsey Branston, CPA, CGMA, is director of financial operations for the 70,000-member BMW Car Club of America and director of finance for the club’s charitable foundation in Greenville, S.C.
From humble beginnings, Yousef Awwad, CPA, CGMA, worked hard and committed himself to education. Today, he is CFO of Portland Public Schools in Oregon, managing an annual operating budget approaching 1.2 billion.
Shan Staka lives half a world away from the Albanian farm where he grew up, but it's very present in his life. Respect for creatures big and small is a guiding principle for Staka, a CPA, CGMA and CFO at Western Foods.
Right and left brain play together wonderfully in Rebecca McNeil's life. The CPA, CGMA and CFO of The Arts Finance Cohort in Pittsburgh plays clarinet - in a community band, woodwind ensemble and folk group.
Donny talks about his firm, his passion for mindfulness and straightens out some common misconceptions about meditation.
This event addresses the responsibilities shared by controllers, across industries nationwide, for a learning experience that targets your specific goals and interests.
The objective of this conference is to focus on leadership, boardroom diversity, and best practices to enhance the skills and potential of women leaders within the financial community.
Innovative human resources departments are adopting ideas from the health-care world to reduce turnover and improve productivity.