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CFO MAGAZINE - SEPTEMBER
CFO Magazine Freed from the Budget
Many companies see budgeting as a time-consuming exercise of limited value. Some are resorting to a radical fix: getting rid of the budget.


CFO MAGAZINE - JULY/AUGUST
CFO Magazine Unfinished Business
Two years after the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act, the law's implementation is far behind schedule, and its success is still in doubt.


CFO MAGAZINE - JUNE
CFO Magazine Green Is the New Lean
Doing more with less is what many sustainability initiatives are all about. That's why CFOs are embracing them.


CFO MAGAZINE - MAY
CFO Magazine Risk Takers, Career Makers
How are women making it to the top in finance? Sometimes by making unconventional, even risky, career moves.


CFO MAGAZINE - APRIL
CFO Magazine Like It or Not, You're in the Euro Zone
CFOs have to prepare for almost anything in Europe. The good news: it's not all bad news.


CFO MAGAZINE - MARCH
CFO Magazine Capital vs. Confidence
Banks say they want to lend to smaller companies, but credit remains tight. Is relief in sight?


CFO MAGAZINE - JANUARY/FEBRUARY
CFO Magazine Who's Out There?
CFOs can't ignore social media. But what's the ROI?


CFO MAGAZINE - DECEMBER 2011
CFO Magazine Still Grounded?
Three industries at the core of the U.S. economy hope to fly higher in 2012.


CFO MAGAZINE - NOVEMBER 2011
CFO Magazine Power from the People
Can human-capital financial statements allow companies to measure the value of their employees?


CFO MAGAZINE - OCTOBER 2011
CFO Magazine Getting There from Here
As more U.S. companies expand overseas, new sources of capital are opening up.


CFO MAGAZINE - SEPTEMBER 2011
CFO Magazine How Not to Grow
Successful growth strategies often turn on what companies decide not to do, and where not to go.


CFO MAGAZINE - JULY/AUGUST
CFO Magazine Easing the Squeeze: The 2011 Working Capital Scorecard
As sales revive and coffers swell, companies seem less intent on wringing cash out of working capital.


CFO MAGAZINE - JUNE 2011
CFO Magazine Going Global
Our special section explores the risks and opportunities, for companies of all sizes.


CFO MAGAZINE - MAY 2011
CFO Magazine Let It Roll
Why more companies are abandoning budgets in favor of rolling forecasts.


CFO MAGAZINE - APRIL 2011
CFO Magazine A Small Problem
Local banks are being gobbled up at a fast clip, but there's still time to grab credit.


CFO MAGAZINE - MARCH 2011
CFO Magazine Where There's Smoke, There's Fraud
Sarbanes-Oxley has done little to curb corporate malfeasance. Therefore, CFOs should implement a range of fraud-prevention measures.


CFO MAGAZINE - JANUARY/FEBRUARY
CFO Magazine Looking for the Light
Guiding a company through a turnaround is no easy feat, but CFOs who can do it are in high demand.


CFO MAGAZINE - DECEMBER 2010
CFO Magazine The Coast Is Clearing
As the recession eases, CFOs see new opportunities on the horizon.


CFO MAGAZINE - NOVEMBER 2010
CFO Magazine The Incredible Shrinking Finance Department
CFOs are restructuring finance departments in various ways, an effort that seems likely to continue even as the recession fades.


CFO MAGAZINE - OCTOBER 2010
CFO Magazine Take Control of Your Bankers
Tired of being at the mercy of their banks, CFOs are working hard to regain the upper hand.


CFO MAGAZINE - SEPTEMBER 2010
CFO Magazine Captains of Capex
Some companies have outpaced the field in capital investments even as they've kept the cash flowing. What are their secrets?


CFO MAGAZINE - JULY/AUGUST
CFO Magazine The Perils of Flextime
Flexible work arrangements are popular, but they may exact a price – particularly from women who hope to become CFOs.


CFO MAGAZINE - JUNE 2010
CFO Magazine Working It Out: The 2010 Working Capital Scorecard
The recession triggered a meltdown in working capital performance, but also inspired numerous efforts to improve. Will they last?


CFO MAGAZINE - MAY 2010
CFO Magazine Ready, Set, Grow?
Deciding how (and when) to reinvigorate growth now ranks as a CFO's biggest challenge.


CFO MAGAZINE - APRIL 2010
CFO Magazine Auditing Your Auditor
After nearly a decade of turmoil, companies have gained the advantage in negotiating with their auditors.


CFO MAGAZINE - MARCH 2010
CFO Magazine Brighter Days
Bank CFOs describe how they've weathered the storm, dealt with TARP, and learned many invaluable lessons.


CFO MAGAZINE - JANUARY/FEBRUARY
CFO Magazine Eat My Dust
Ford's Lewis Booth on cash flow, corporate culture, and the competitive spirit.


CFO MAGAZINE - DECEMBER 2009
CFO Magazine All Eyes on Reform
Public support for health-care reform is high, but some CFOs take a different view.


CFO MAGAZINE - NOVEMBER 2009
CFO Magazine After the Storm
What impact will the recession have on your career prospects?


CFO MAGAZINE - OCTOBER 2009
CFO Magazine Back on Track
It's been a frightening year for credit-starved companies. Can they relax a little?


CFO MAGAZINE - SEPTEMBER 2009
CFO Magazine Hard Lessons
One year after the Wall Street meltdown, CFOs say business will never be the same.


CFO MAGAZINE - JULY/AUGUST
CFO Magazine Power Struggle
Will the recession short-circuit women's advancement to the top spot in finance?


CFO MAGAZINE - JUNE 2009
CFO Magazine Fray on Pay
The battle over executive compensation and what it means for you.


CFO EUROPE MAGAZINE - MAY 2009
CFO Europe Magazine On Edge
What emerging Europe's CFOs know about the downturn that others don't.


CFO MAGAZINE - MAY 2009
CFO Magazine World Turned Upside Down
In the "insolvency zone," creditors exert a strong pull that often throws CFOs off balance.


CFO EUROPE MAGAZINE - APRIL 2009
CFO Europe Magazine Deal With It
Banks aren't lending, investor defaults are looming, and mark-to-market is a pain. But private equity CFOs are forging a path through the downturn.


CFO MAGAZINE - APRIL 2009
CFO Magazine 401(k)risis
The stock-market meltdown has dealt a crushing blow to retirement plans. Brace for repercussions.


CFO EUROPE MAGAZINE - MARCH 2009
CFO Europe Magazine What CEOs Want
You're needed in the corner office.


CFO MAGAZINE - MARCH 2009
CFO Magazine The Big Freeze
CFOs hope government intervention will soon thaw frozen credit markets. That's not likely.


CFO EUROPE MAGAZINE - FEBRUARY 2009
CFO Europe Magazine Warning Signs
Why risk management is letting down companies and what to do about it.


CFO MAGAZINE - FEBRUARY 2009
CFO Magazine How to Talk about Layoffs
Most CFOs say that making job cuts is the single most difficult part of their jobs, but there are ways to manage this painful process more effectively.


CFO MAGAZINE - JANUARY 2009
CFO Magazine All Eyes on Treasury
The function that no one likes to think about is now getting plenty of attention, and even a little respect.


CFO EUROPE MAGAZINE - DECEMBER 2008/JANUARY 2009
CFO Europe Magazine Future Tense
The financial crisis obliterated corporate forecasts. Now, CFOs struggle to assess what lies ahead.


CFO MAGAZINE - DECEMBER 2008
CFO Magazine Future Tense
The financial crisis obliterated corporate forecasts. Now, CFOs struggle to assess what lies ahead.


CFO EUROPE MAGAZINE - INSIGHT SPECIAL: GREEN
CFO Europe Magazine EDF EN's Philippe Crouzat
An interview with the renewable energy group's CFO.


CFO EUROPE MAGAZINE - NOVEMBER 2008
CFO Europe Magazine Cleared for Landing
In the thick of the credit crisis, Ferrovial pulls off a record refinancing.


CFO MAGAZINE - NOVEMBER 2008
CFO Magazine Making the Leap
There are many ways to get to the top spot in finance.


CFO EUROPE MAGAZINE - OCTOBER 2008
CFO Europe Magazine Crude Profits
He rose from drilling engineer to one of Europe's most powerful corporate financiers. But the challenges for Total's new CFO are just beginning.


CFO MAGAZINE - OCTOBER 2008
CFO Magazine Dear Mr. President
Both as businesspeople and citizens, CFOs have plenty of advice for the next occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.


CFO EUROPE MAGAZINE - SEPTEMBER 2008
CFO Europe Magazine The Players
Video game CFOs reach the next level.


CFO MAGAZINE - SEPTEMBER 2008
CFO Magazine Fair-Value Revolution
Historical cost accounting is fading as Corporate America marches into a new era.


CFO MAGAZINE - JULY/AUGUST
CFO Magazine Going for the Gold
Can a savvy finance strategy propel Women's Professional Soccer to post-Olympic glory?


CFO EUROPE MAGAZINE - JULY/AUGUST 2008
CFO Europe Magazine Dash for Cash
With credit at a premium, freeing up funds from working capital gains a new urgency.


CFO EUROPE MAGAZINE - JUNE 2008
CFO Europe Magazine Back to Basics
After years of empire building, Ahold learns the importance of focus.


CFO MAGAZINE - JUNE 2008
CFO Magazine Secrets of Their Success
How the top women in finance staked their claims to the C-suite.


CFO EUROPE MAGAZINE - MAY 2008
CFO Europe Magazine Where Are They Now?
Catching up with finance chiefs who appeared in the early issues of CFO Europe.


CFO MAGAZINE - MAY 2008
CFO Magazine Can This Relationship Be Saved?
Auditors and CFOs aren't the friends they once were, but they are working out their differences.


CFO EUROPE MAGAZINE - APRIL 2008
CFO Europe Magazine Fast Clothes
Benetton in the midst of a retail renaissance.


CFO MAGAZINE - APRIL 2008
CFO Magazine Goodbye GAAP
It's time to start preparing for the arrival of international accounting standards.


CFO EUROPE MAGAZINE - MARCH 2008
CFO Europe Magazine The Spill-Over Effect
Parmalat survived bankruptcy without losing a day of production. But executives at the dairy group still have a lot more than milk on their minds.


CFO MAGAZINE - MARCH 2008
CFO Magazine Atonement
Companies in all industries are paying for the transgressions of the banking sector.


CFO EUROPE MAGAZINE - FEBRUARY 2008
CFO Europe Magazine Break Through
Ambitious companies from emerging economies have stormed into global markets. They now face their biggest test ever.


CFO MAGAZINE - FEBRUARY 2008
CFO Magazine The Declining Dollar
How companies are coping.


CFO MAGAZINE - JANUARY 2008
CFO Magazine Carbon Trading
The carbon offset market is set to take off. But could U.S. businesses end up buying a lot of hot air?


CFO EUROPE MAGAZINE - DECEMBER 2007/JANUARY 2008
CFO Europe Magazine The Right Role
Looking for a new job? Here's what to expect.


CFO MAGAZINE - DECEMBER 2007
CFO Magazine A Tale of Six Cities
Cross-town or cross-country, the search for better real estate deals is on.


CFO EUROPE MAGAZINE - NOVEMBER 2007
CFO Europe Magazine The Rich List
Some companies are better at turning cash into shareholder value than others.


CFO MAGAZINE - NOVEMBER 2007
CFO Magazine Who's Next?
Succession planning should be a critical exercise in finance. Too bad so many companies avoid it.


CFO EUROPE MAGAZINE - OCTOBER 2007
CFO Europe Magazine Go with the Flow
A new scorecard highlights Europe's top companies when it comes to generating cash.


CFO MAGAZINE - OCTOBER 2007
CFO Magazine The Long Trail
The government's tallying of Indian trust money may well be the most ambitious accounting project in U.S. history. It's also the most controversial.


CFO EUROPE MAGAZINE - SEPTEMBER 2007
CFO Europe Magazine The Morality Play
Is the growth of "ethical" investing a real issue for finance, or part of reputation management and best left to public relations?


CFO MAGAZINE - SEPTEMBER 2007
CFO Magazine Back to School
Innovation in retail may start with the customer, but finance offers some new lessons.


CFO MAGAZINE - AUGUST 2007
CFO Magazine A Wild Ride
Over the past decade, Nascar has raced to the top of the sports world. Is it finally beginning to slow down?


CFO MAGAZINE - JULY 2007
CFO Magazine Five Years and Accounting
In the wake of Sarbanes-Oxley, the policies, politics, and practices that shape corporate finance remain far from settled.


CFO MAGAZINE - JUNE 2007
CFO Magazine Gap Analysis
Why diversity programs work better for women than for minorities.


CFO MAGAZINE - MAY 2007
CFO Magazine The Long View
Companies are trying to shift investors' focus from short-term results to long-term goals.


CFO MAGAZINE - APRIL 2007
CFO Magazine The Buyout Binge
Private-equity firms are gobbling up everything in sight. How long can it last?


CFO MAGAZINE - MARCH 2007
CFO Magazine Support Our Ex-Troops
For the beleaguered Veterans Benefits Administration, errors in forecasting can leave veterans out on the street.


CFO MAGAZINE - FEBRUARY 2007
CFO Magazine Water for Profit
Undaunted by tight regulations and huge infrastructure costs, companies dive into the water business.


CFO MAGAZINE - JANUARY 2007
CFO Magazine Misgivings
Recent studies raise an uncharitable question: Is nonprofit accounting off track?


CFO MAGAZINE - DECEMBER 2006
CFO Magazine The 5 Cent Empire
Native American tribes parlayed legalized gambling into a $22 billion lifeline. Now states want a piece of the action.


CFO MAGAZINE - NOVEMBER 2006
CFO Magazine A Perfect Fit
The demand for finance talent may be soaring, but candidates refuse to settle for just any job.


CFO MAGAZINE - OCTOBER 2006
CFO Magazine Virtue Rewarded
Companies are suddenly discovering the profit potential of social responsibility.


CFO MAGAZINE - SEPTEMBER 2006
CFO Magazine Numbers Crunch
Think reporting has changed since Enron? Just wait.


CFO MAGAZINE - AUGUST 2006
CFO Magazine The Money Bowl
The real competition in big-time college sports is over who can spend the most.


CFO MAGAZINE - JULY 2006
CFO Magazine Power Source
How a fresh crop of CFOs is propelling the alternative-fuels industry.


CFO MAGAZINE - JUNE 2006
CFO Magazine What Women Want
In finance, the operative words are opportunity, flexibility, and balance.


CFO MAGAZINE - MAY 2006
CFO Magazine Try Before You Buy
Companies are using alliances to take the risk out of acquisitions.


CFO MAGAZINE - APRIL 2006
CFO Magazine Coming Distractions
If these eight risks are not on your radar screen, they will be soon.


CFO MAGAZINE - MARCH 2006
CFO Magazine The Spitzer Backlash
As state attorneys general clamp down on corporate wrong-doers, companies fight back.


CFO MAGAZINE - HUMAN CAPITAL SPECIAL
CFO Magazine Merge Right
Numbers don't drive deals. People do.


CFO MAGAZINE - FEBRUARY 2006
CFO Magazine The Best Defense
In today's high-stakes legal environment, top white-collar attorneys are ready to defend the CFO.


CFO MAGAZINE - JANUARY 2006
CFO Magazine Race to Reform
CFO Bob Davis and his cohorts have nine months left to clean up Computer Associates.


CFO MAGAZINE - DECEMBER 2005
CFO Magazine The Narrowing GAAP
The convergence of foreign and domestic accounting rules could catch some U.S. companies by surprise.


CFO MAGAZINE - NOVEMBER 2005
CFO Magazine Striking a Balance
Can finance departments be cost-effective and smart at the same time?


CFO MAGAZINE - BANKING AND FINANCE
CFO Magazine How Global Is Your Bank?
You still can't count on a single bank to handle everything everywhere. And you wouldn't want to even if you could.


CFO MAGAZINE - OCTOBER 2005
CFO Magazine The Top Spot
Why more companies are tapping their finance chiefs for CEO.


CFO IT - FALL 2005
CFO IT Building a Better Workforce
What technology can (and can't) do to help companies optimize their most valuable asset.


CFO MAGAZINE - SEPTEMBER 2005
CFO Magazine Secrets of the M&A Masters
Revealing the paths to a successful deal.


CFO MAGAZINE - AUGUST 2005
CFO Magazine Are You Ready for Retirement?
For many CFOs, life after work may not be a day at the beach.


CFO MAGAZINE - JULY 2005
CFO Magazine Budgeting in the Real World
More companies are writing budgets that reflect strategy and reduce frustration.


CFO IT - SUMMER 2005
CFO IT Old Dogs, New Clicks
During the past 10 years, E-commerce has changed dramatically. Is your company keeping up?


CFO MAGAZINE - JUNE 2005
CFO Magazine Kremed!
The rise and fall of Krispy Kreme is a cautionary tale of ambition, greed, and inexperience.


CFO MAGAZINE - MAY 2005
CFO Magazine What Does Your CEO Really Know?
How much do chief executives know about company finances? We asked more than 300 CFOs to rate their boss's finance IQ.


CFO MAGAZINE - APRIL 2005
CFO Magazine The Turning Point
What options do companies have when their industries are dying?


CFO IT - SPRING 2005
CFO IT The New Face of Identity Theft
As scams become more sophisticated, companies of all kinds find themselves at risk.


CFO MAGAZINE - MARCH 2005
CFO Magazine Paradigm Shifts
Twenty changes that rocked your world.


CFO MAGAZINE - HUMAN CAPITAL SPECIAL
CFO Magazine Taking on the Benefits Burden
With the problem of human-capital cost hikes reaching critical proportions, CFO devotes an entire issue to health care, retirement plans, IT/outsourcing, and perks.


CFO MAGAZINE - FEBRUARY 2005
CFO Magazine Big City Blues
What's wrong with cities, and why it matters to business.


CFO MAGAZINE - JANUARY 2005
CFO Magazine Across the Board
Spurred by regulatory change, directors and CFOs forge a new relationship.


CFO MAGAZINE - DECEMBER 2004
CFO Magazine A Penney Saved
A deft turnaround buys time, but what's in store long-term for the venerable retailer?


CFO IT - WINTER 2004
CFO IT One Way, or Another?
CFOs agree on the value of IT but disagree on how to measure and manage it.


CFO MAGAZINE - NOVEMBER 2004
CFO Magazine A Tale of Two Worlds
Having work pressures interfere with home responsibilities is nothing new to CFOs. They just want to know if it's possible to have the best finance staff, the best career, and a life all at the same time.


CFO MAGAZINE - OCTOBER 2004
CFO Magazine Losing Battles
Two decades of failed Pentagon financial reforms put more than just dollars at risk.


CFO IT - FALL 2004
CFO IT Stand by Me
While finance and IT don't always see eye to eye, many companies have learned how to transform a mere reporting relationship into a true partnership. Could this be the path to genuine alignment?


CFO MAGAZINE - SEPTEMBER 2004
CFO Magazine Who's the Boss?
Shareholder activists want more say in how American companies are run.


CFO MAGAZINE - AUGUST 2004
CFO Magazine Too Much Cash: The 2004 Cash Management Survey
Companies are awash in cash. When will they finally start spending it?


CFO MAGAZINE - JULY 2004
CFO Magazine Extreme Makeover
How Robert Blakely and an army of accountants turned fraud-ridden WorldCom into squeaky-clean MCI.


CFO IT - SUMMER 2004
CFO IT The Meter System
Utility computing aims to transform IT into a pay-as-you go service. That sounds far simpler than it is.


CFO MAGAZINE - JUNE 2004
CFO Magazine Off Shore
Shipping jobs overseas may save money, but it's a public-relations nightmare -- and that's the least of the risks.


CFO MAGAZINE - MAY 2004
CFO Magazine NASA, We Have a Problem
Can Gwendolyn Brown fix the space agency's chronic financial woes?


CFO MAGAZINE - APRIL 2004
CFO Magazine Squeeze Play
Forget steroids. It's spending that has baseball in a bind.


CFO IT - SPRING 2004
CFO IT Amazon Finally Clicks
Ten years old and profitable at last, it offers a textbook lesson on how to be both focused and flexible.


CFO MAGAZINE - MARCH 2004
CFO Magazine Going for Growth
Finding new sources of revenue is harder than ever. Here's how to grow without damaging your roots.


CFO MAGAZINE - FEBRUARY 2004
CFO Magazine New Terrain
Post-Enron reforms have made dramatic alterations to the landscape of corporate governance. Boards, their committees, and internal auditors now have greater responsibilities and powers. How will these reforms change the CFO's job?


CFO MAGAZINE - JANUARY 2004
CFO Magazine Stingers: The 2004 State Tax Survey
Tough times can make for tense relations between corporate tax executives and state tax authorities. Our survey suggests that even if economic conditions improve, the stage is set for more contentiousness than ever.


CFO MAGAZINE - DECEMBER 2003
CFO Magazine Adelphia Comes Clean
Can Vanessa Wittman help bring scandal-wracked Adelphia out of bankruptcy -- and back into investors' good graces?


CFO IT - WINTER 2003
CFO IT The 20/20 Issue
An ambitious yet clear-eyed look at the technologies, trends, and traps that will drive corporate IT strategies in 2004.


CFO MAGAZINE - NOVEMBER 2003
CFO Magazine Where Credit Is Due
A new study of the largest issuers of corporate debt shows that recent gains in creditworthiness are more fragile than you think.


CFO MAGAZINE - OCTOBER 2003
CFO Magazine Whistle-Blower Woes
Many companies think the whistle-blower provisions of Sarbanes-Oxley will spark nuisance suits by disgruntled employees. The truth is far more complex.


CFO IT - FALL 2003
CFO IT Behind the Music
MTV's explosive growth prompts a substantial financial reengineering effort, one that even the most buttoned-down companies can learn from.


CFO MAGAZINE - SEPTEMBER 2003
CFO Magazine Sticker Shock
When Congress passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, it didn't worry about how much it would cost companies. Today, CFOs are totting up the compliance bill -- and they don't like what they see.


CFO MAGAZINE - AUGUST 2003
CFO Magazine Who Rules Accounting?
Congress muscles in on FASB -- again.


CFO MAGAZINE - JULY 2003
CFO Magazine How Audits Must Change
Auditors face more pressure to find fraud.


CFO IT - SUMMER 2003
CFO IT Grinding Away on ROI
Recipes for IT success from three companies that go well beyond mere numbers-crunching.


CFO MAGAZINE - JUNE 2003
CFO Magazine Second Acts
After bankruptcy, companies often teeter between encore and final curtain call.


CFO MAGAZINE - MAY 2003
CFO Magazine Better Options
Disillusioned investors are demanding stronger links between executive pay and long-term performance.


CFO MAGAZINE - APRIL 2003
CFO Magazine Fraud Squad
Federal investigators are on a crusade to elevate corporate misdeeds to criminal offenses.


CFO IT - SPRING 2003
CFO IT Quantum Loop
''Performance'' is its middle name -- can new software help companies link past, present, and future?


CFO MAGAZINE - MARCH 2003
CFO Magazine What Goes Around
Customer financing seemed like a smart move when times were good. Now, it's wreaking havoc on corporate balance sheets.


CFO MAGAZINE - FEBRUARY 2003
CFO Magazine Questions of Value
Is fair-value accounting the best way to measure a company? The debate heats up.


CFO MAGAZINE - JANUARY 2003
CFO Magazine Credit Watch
S&P's Leo O'Neill to SEC: We are not the watchdogs.


CFO MAGAZINE - DECEMBER 2002
CFO Magazine Tuning In to Cash Flow
We examined the operating cash flow of the S&P 100. Our findings? Surprisingly, there's reason to be optimistic about America's blue chips.


CFO MAGAZINE - NOVEMBER 2002
CFO Magazine Board Games
Boards are supposed to monitor top executives, but too often give them carte blanche. That's why regulators are writing stricter rules for the corporate-governance game. Plus: Finance executives sound off about audit committees in a new CFO survey.


CFO IT - FALL 2002
CFO IT Any Happy Returns?
How finance chiefs are balancing the big picture with the bottom line.


CFO MAGAZINE - OCTOBER 2002
CFO Magazine How Did We Get Here?
Much of what happened in the 1990s also happened in the 1980s. Here's hoping we don't do it again.


CFO MAGAZINE - SEPTEMBER 2002
CFO Magazine No More Mr. Nice Guy
A CFO survey suggests that recently passed rules for auditors may be a wise idea.


CFO MAGAZINE - AUGUST 2002
CFO Magazine The Fear of All Sums
To restore investor trust, many companies are disclosing more information, according to a CFO survey. But it may not be enough.


CFO MAGAZINE - JULY 2002
CFO Magazine Deconstructing AT&T
Chuck Noski is leaving AT&T -- but not before he takes it apart.


CFO MAGAZINE - JUNE 2002
CFO Magazine The Global 100
The kingmakers, deal breakers, and power brokers that shape finance.


CFO MAGAZINE - MAY 2002
CFO Magazine Microsofter...or Not?
As Microsoft's growth slows down, CFO John Connors tries to keep its profits up.


CFO MAGAZINE - APRIL 2002
CFO Magazine After the Fall
The experts weigh in on how to prevent future Enrons.


CFO MAGAZINE - MARCH 2002
CFO Magazine Federal Offenses
A dozen years after passage of the CFO Act, the U.S. Government still struggles to close its books.


CFO MAGAZINE - FEBRUARY 2002
CFO Magazine Beyond Enron
The fate of Andrew Fastow and company casts a harsh light on off-balance-sheet financing.


CFO MAGAZINE - JANUARY 2002
CFO Magazine Meet the New Boss
He's here to save your company. But don't expect miracles.


CFO MAGAZINE - DECEMBER 2001
CFO Magazine Calling Off the Dogs
Recent signals from the SEC raise the question: Is Harvey Pitt taking a softer line on financial fraud?


CFO MAGAZINE - NOVEMBER 2001
CFO Magazine No Ordinary Time
The latest assignment for CFOs? Managing risk in a war zone.


CFO MAGAZINE - OCTOBER 2001
CFO Magazine And the Winners Are...
Who are the best in finance? Presenting the winners of the 2001 CFO Excellence Awards.


ECFO - FALL 2001
eCFO ROI: Mad to Measure
Calculating the return on E-business investments isn't easy, but that doesn't stop companies from trying.


CFO MAGAZINE - SEPTEMBER 2001
CFO Magazine Good Work: Best Workplaces for Finance Professionals, 2001
An analysis of 100 companies identifies best practices for financial workplaces.


CFO MAGAZINE - AUGUST 2001
CFO Magazine The Dragon Dance
Westerners doing business in China must be willing to master certain steps.


CFO MAGAZINE - JULY 2001
CFO Magazine Let There Be Light
Why California's electricity problem may leave you in the dark.


ECFO - SUMMER 2001
eCFO The New You
Managers at some very old line businesses have quietly launched thriving online operations. In the process, these innovators have uncovered fresh sources of revenue.


CFO MAGAZINE - JUNE 2001
CFO Magazine Devine Intervention
Facing stiff competition around the globe, General Motors seeks a lift from former Ford CFO John Devine.


CFO MAGAZINE - MAY 2001
CFO Magazine The Illusion of Inclusion
Why most corporate diversity efforts fail.


ECFO - SPRING 2001
eCFO The Terrors of Tinseltown
Think the VCR scared the motion picture industry? Peer-to-peer file-sharing, which enables users to swap digital content, could cut the major studios out of the distribution loop. Here's a look at the CFOs behind the Napsterization of Hollywood.


CFO MAGAZINE - APRIL 2001
CFO Magazine Royal Ambition
With supermarkets on four continents, Royal Ahold offers lessons in cross-border acquisitions.


CFO MAGAZINE - MARCH 2001
CFO Magazine The Corporate Connection
How drug money is finding its way to the bottom line.


CFO MAGAZINE - FEBRUARY 2001
CFO Magazine The E-files
Scores of CFOs jumped from traditional companies to dot-coms. Many didn't find what they were looking for.


CFO MAGAZINE - JANUARY 2001
CFO Magazine Who's Buying Now?
The stock market downturn is putting corporate investing to the test: If now isn't the time to acquire new technology, when is?


ECFO - WINTER 2000
eCFO Sittin' on the Dock of eBay
The new-economy giant generates nearly $500 million in revenues, yet eBay doesn't manufacture a thing, hold inventory, move goods, or transfer payment. The 15 million or so registered users do most of the legwork.


CFO MAGAZINE - DECEMBER 2000
CFO Magazine The Great Debate
Volcker referees the fight over global accounting standards.


CFO MAGAZINE - NOVEMBER 2000
CFO Magazine Mind the Gap
Cash flow from operations isn't keeping pace with net income at many companies, and investors are beginning to notice. Our exclusive study of the Standard and Poor's 500 reveals which companies have the widest gaps between the two measures.


CFO MAGAZINE - OCTOBER 2000
CFO Magazine The Class of 2000
Winners of the CFO Excellence Awards


ECFO - FALL 2000
eCFO Malice in Wonderland
For traditional companies, launching a dot-com can trigger a groundswell of jealousy, backbiting and suspicion. And that's just from employees, who may end up squabbling over titles, resources, salaries, and stock options.


CFO MAGAZINE - SEPTEMBER 2000
CFO Magazine Olympic Trials
Fraser Bullock faces a world-class challenge: turn the scandal-plagued, debt-ridden 2002 Winter Games into a winner.


CFO MAGAZINE - AUGUST 2000
CFO Magazine Sun Likes It Hot
In the new high-tech frontier, CFO Mike Lehman promises Sun Microsystems will continue to sizzle.


CFO MAGAZINE - JULY 2000
CFO Magazine Ryan's Hope
Medtronic CFO Robert Ryan has an alternative cure for the acrimonious debate over pooling accounting. Is it the right one?


CFO MAGAZINE - JUNE 2000
CFO Magazine Riding the Bull
CFO magazine's 2000 compensation survey reveals that more than half of total CFO pay is now driven by the stock market. But that doesn't mean it's linked to performance.


CFO MAGAZINE - MAY 2000
CFO Magazine Spin Control
Spinning off your E-business? Make sure you aren't selling off your future.


ECFO - SPRING 2000
eCFO Internet Explorers
The Internet is ushering forth a new breed of business applications that could streamline financial functions or simplify back-office functions. But compared with other senior managers, CFOs have been slothlike in embracing this technology.


CFO MAGAZINE - APRIL 2000
CFO Magazine You're Fired
What's the truth behind the rash of recent CFO exits?


CFO MAGAZINE - MARCH 2000
CFO Magazine Direct Hit
How Hughes transformed itself from arms maker to satellite broadcasting giant.


CFO MAGAZINE - FEBRUARY 2000
CFO Magazine Wall Street Wired
Electronic networks could reduce the cost of capital, if the SEC forces Wall Street to compete.


CFO MAGAZINE - JANUARY 2000
CFO Magazine The Outlook
What does the next century hold for corporate finance? Here are 21 predictions for the 21st century.


CFO MAGAZINE - DECEMBER 1999
CFO Magazine THE PARTY'S OVER
FASB is ready to turn out the lights on the new economy's favorite accounting practices.


CFO MAGAZINE - NOVEMBER 1999
CFO Magazine EYE ON THE PRICE
The Viacom offer has Wall Street abuzz. Is CBS worth more?


CFO MAGAZINE - OCTOBER 1999
CFO Magazine THE FINEST IN FINANCE
Announcing the winners of the 1999 CFO Excellence Awards.


CFO MAGAZINE - SEPTEMBER 1999
CFO Magazine Back to the Future
What the SEC should really do about earnings management.


CFO MAGAZINE - AUGUST 1999
CFO Magazine Smooth Operator
Behind every news-making Microsoft deal stands its soft-spoken, hard-bargaining CFO.


CFO MAGAZINE - JULY 1999
CFO Magazine Pfizer Defiant
How David Shedlarz challenges the analysts.


CFO MAGAZINE - JUNE 1999
CFO Magazine New Attitude
How Internet CFOs are changing the rules of the game.


CFO MAGAZINE - MAY 1999
CFO Magazine Watchdogs or Lapdogs?
Audit committees may not be as bad as the SEC thinks--or as good as they should be.


CFO MAGAZINE - APRIL 1999
CFO Magazine Fearless in Seattle
Can an outspoken female CFO with no aerospace background put Boeing back on course?


CFO MAGAZINE - MARCH 1999
CFO Magazine Reel-World Accounting
Making the CFO a player in Hollywood.




CFO MAGAZINE - JANUARY 1999
CFO Magazine Best at the Basics
The 1998 REACH Award winners exemplify excellence in core finance operations.


CFO MAGAZINE - DECEMBER 1998
CFO Magazine Misreporting Results
Recent accounting frauds may point to deeper problems. But it will take more than new accounting rules to solve them.


CFO MAGAZINE - NOVEMBER 1998
CFO Magazine As Good As It Gets
Judging by this year's Compensation Survey, CFOs have never had it better. But how long can the good times last?


CFO MAGAZINE - OCTOBER 1998
CFO Magazine Hear No Fraud, See No Fraud, Speak No Fraud
The Cendant fiasco shows that in high-profile M&A's, due diligence takes a back seat.


CFO MAGAZINE - SEPTEMBER 1998
CFO Magazine The Best of 1998
Announcing the winners of The CFO Excellence Awards.


CFO MAGAZINE - AUGUST 1998
CFO Magazine More Room at the Top
Three years after our first survey, there are twice as many women in the CFO slot.


CFO MAGAZINE - JULY 1998
CFO Magazine Cash Masters
For all but a few, unlocking working capital is a challenge.


CFO MAGAZINE - JUNE 1998
CFO Magazine State Tax Audit 1998
Despite sincere efforts at reform, certain state revenue departments keep companies tied up in knots.


CFO MAGAZINE - MAY 1998
CFO Magazine The Real Thing
After a rough second half in 1997, Coca-Cola seems to have regained its touch. And CFO James Chestnut insists Coke will keep it. Here's how.


CFO MAGAZINE - APRIL 1998
CFO Magazine Five More Years?
Congress is about to rubber-stamp Arthur Levitt's reappointment. First, it should find out where he stands.


CFO MAGAZINE - MARCH 1998
CFO Magazine Making Your Mark
Time for finance to play a role in brand management.


CFO MAGAZINE - FEBRUARY 1998
CFO Magazine All Together Now
Why you must link budgeting and forecasting to planning and performance.


CFO MAGAZINE - JANUARY 1998
CFO Magazine Shall We Dance?
Competitors are going cheek-to-cheek instead of toe-to-toe, as joint ventures turn rivals into partners.


CFO MAGAZINE - DECEMBER 1997
CFO Magazine Champions of Change
A bull market for syndicated bank loans lets lenders transfer risk.


CFO MAGAZINE - NOVEMBER 1997
CFO Magazine Managing Mickey's Money
Disney's Nanula has his hands full restoring investor confidence.


CFO MAGAZINE - OCTOBER 1997
CFO Magazine Speaking of Earnings...
As the bank crisis filters down to U.S. units, investment-grade lending suffers.


CFO MAGAZINE - SEPTEMBER 1997
CFO Magazine Diligence Undone
What Mercury Finance Co. taught BankBoston and the rest of us about the perils of corporate horse-trading.


CFO MAGAZINE - AUGUST 1997
CFO Magazine A Higher Reward
Voluntarism Attracts a New Breed Of "Financial Angel"


CFO MAGAZINE - JULY 1997
CFO Magazine The Morning After
How to prevent a post-acquisition hangover.


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