Workplace Issues

The Scourge of Performance Reviews

While the purpose of employee assessments is well founded, in practice they invite mismanagement and should be replaced with different performance-enhancement tools.

Overcoming a Bias Against Risk

Risk-averse midlevel managers making routine investment decisions can shift an entire company's risk profile. An organization-wide stance toward risk can help.

A Peek Inside a Forensic Fraud Investigation

As part of a conspiracy to profit from phony expense reports, a company's CEO relieved its honest CFO of his responsibilities for overseeing reimbursements.

No Dire Straits for Boomers

Readers comment on the aging of the baby boomers, cloud computing, the value of M&A, and other topics of recent stories in CFO.

Conference Board Sees Flat Summer Hiring

The association's employment forecast differs from a more bullish outlook by CFOs issued last month, however.

When the Boomers Go

The coming retirement of the baby boomers could leave businesses short of critical knowledge and skills. Make sure that doesn't happen to your company.

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David McCann

Retirement Plans

401(k) Plans: A Tale of Unrequited Love

Companies want to provide a good retirement for employees. Or do they? Employees are demanding it. Or are they?

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Human Capital in the Cloud

Your most pivotal human capital in the future may not be your employees, or even contractors or temps that you hire.


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Accounts Payable at a Crossroads

In this research report, sponsored by MasterCard, CFO Research found that …

B2B cloud integration: A strategic approach to optimizing your value chain

The future of business-to-business (B2B) integration is in the cloud. As …

Top Five Workforce Factors Driving Customer Satisfaction

Most executives consider customer satisfaction a critical metric, but often lack …