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  • The War for Talent Is Being Waged on Many Fronts

    Readers write to say the Big Four have an unfair advantage when it comes to recruiting, and that the treatment of American Indians is unfair, period. December 1, 2007

  • Short-Term Gain, Long-Term Pain

    Readers write to say China's recent supply chain problems are down to companies' quest for short-term gain, environmental risk managers are inevitable, and biotechs can find financial security in alliances with big pharma firms. November 5, 2007

  • Accounting for Indian Lands

    Readers write to say who's really in charge of accounting for American Indian land, how financial centers benefit second-tier cities, and why national health-care organizations fail to provide what locals need. November 1, 2007

  • The Battle for Influence

    Readers write to say the battle over option expensing continues, the PCAOB has yet to prove its worth, and women still find it hard to advance in finance. October 1, 2007

  • Far from Settled

    Readers write to say it's time to raise questions about accounting oversight; companies are still reluctant to integrate approaches to governance, risk and compliance; and Europe is finally warming to incentive-compensation management software. October 1, 2007

  • From Great to Boring in No Time

    Readers write that Nascar is turning off its core fans. Others fix our taxes, lament the lack of Sarbox prosecutions, and argue that companies undervalue their employees. September 1, 2007

  • Sarbox at Five

    Readers write to say CFOs need to take responsibility for inaccuracies in financial statements; managers should be measuring employee effectiveness,not employee commitment; and earnings projections are a shot in the dark. September 1, 2007

  • Sarbox at Five

    Readers write in to say CFOs should stop whining about their jobs, why our Sarbanes cover would make a good dartboard, whether diversity is a laudable goal or reverse racism, and why outsourcing SG&A doesn't work. August 1, 2007

  • Getting Past the Gap

    One reader says diversity in the executive suite depends on diversity in academia, while another says the good-old-boys club "wants to keep companies as white as possible for as long as possible." July 1, 2007

  • No More Stupid Accounting Tricks

    One reader shares a nasty little secret about earnings projections. Others wrote in to promote the importance of internal audit, defend private-equity fims, suggest that CFOs listen to their staff, and predict nonprofit consolidation. June 1, 2007

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