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Readers write to say CFOs should make HR accountable for helping drive profit; that those who are asked to "cook the books" should go undercover; and more. September 1, 2009
Share the Wealth
Readers write to say that executives shouldn't be so greedy; that actions should be based on convictions; that 401(k) participants don't understand their investment choices; and more. July 15, 2009
EMRs: Not the Healthiest Choice?
Readers write to say that electronic medical records cost more than you think; that companies should be required to make matching 401(k) contributions; and more. June 1, 2009
Avoid the "Spiral of Death"
Readers write to say that 401(k) programs should contain some asset-protection provisions; that delegating duties can conflict with cost-cutting efforts; that there are many ways for companies to control legal costs; and more. May 1, 2009
We're Not Going Back
Readers write to say that TARP funds are far from free; that the government's economic stimulus package rewards bad behavior by both companies and consumers; that companies can be more proactive in controlling their health-care costs; and more. April 1, 2009
Worth Their Weight
Readers write to tell us that allocating overhead costs is a key to profits; that writing down goodwill may be a prudent accounting move these days; that the chance for personal growth is an upside of the financial crisis; and more. March 1, 2009
Who's Your Banker?
Readers write to say that treasurers often don't know who they're banking with; that accountants aren't paying heed to the upcoming GAAP codification; that most companies' credit-risk procedures are as poor as the subprime lenders' were; and more. February 1, 2009
Rethinking the Dining Experience
Readers write to tell us how restaurant chains should prepare for the future; that one model for allocating future funds stands above others; that companies are disproportionately focused on cutting travel expenses and head count; and more. January 1, 2009
Having Fun Yet?
Readers write to address employee engagement, the locations of shared service centres and the reliability of credit ratings. December 8, 2008
Doesn't Seem Fair
Readers write to say that many executives are paid more than their talent for business judgment warrants; that borrowing from a 401(k) can help build its value; that mobile banking will catch on, but not at the expense of contactless payments; and more. December 1, 2008