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Finance Executives on Optimizing Travel-Expense Management
Sponsored by SAP
March 18, 2013
A recent CFO Research survey of senior finance executives suggests that companies often settle for middling performance in their travel-expense management---which, in today's competitive environment, may no longer be good enough. Respondents … more »
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CFOs at small and midsize companies on post-downturn cost control
Sponsored by Expense Reduction Analysts
June 15, 2011
During the recent downturn, finance officers at small and midsize companies transformed themselves into cost-cutting connoisseurs, capable of meeting one objective after another without sacrificing operational quality. Now, as the economy shifts, … more »
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Sponsored by Expense Reduction Analysts
April 20, 2009
For this study, CFO Research Services surveyed senior finance executives at midsize companies on their plans, priorities, and challenges for general and administrative (G&A) cost management over the next year. The results of our survey show that … more »
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Our findings suggested that mid-size companies have a significant opportunity to drive savings by improving their management of information and spending policies.
Sponsored by American Express
August 08, 2008
In September 2004, CFO Research Services (a unit of CFO Publishing Corp.) launched a research program to explore how mid-size U.S. companies drive savings through indirect expense management. This program built on research findings from studies on … more »
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Senior finance executives remain optimistic about the U.S. economy, according to this year's study of CFOs at mid-size companies.
Sponsored by American Express
August 08, 2008
Senior finance executives remain optimistic about the U.S. economy, according to this year's study of CFOs at mid-size companies. While a majority of respondents in this year's study expect economic growth in the year ahead, survey results suggest … more »
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How are companies around the world planning to change their spending and investment strategies in order to respond to an uncertain and, in many areas, slowing economy?
Sponsored by American Express
July 01, 2008
How are companies around the world planning to change their spending and investment strategies in order to respond to an uncertain and, in many areas, slowing economy? We surveyed and interviewed senior finance executives around the world to gain a … more »
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In this year's survey and interview program, senior finance executives at mid-size companies say that high-quality information on purchasing activity is central to controlling indirect spending.
Sponsored by American Express
June 04, 2008
In this year's survey and interview program, senior finance executives at mid-size companies say that high-quality information on purchasing activity is central to controlling indirect spending. Such information also contributes to planning, … more »
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In our sixth annual report on indirect expense management at mid-size U.S. companies, CFO Research Services explores senior finance executives' views on spending data, vendor relationships, corporate card programs, and other topics.
Sponsored by American Express
April 29, 2008
In our sixth annual report on indirect expense management at mid-size U.S. companies, CFO Research Services explores senior finance executives' views on spending data, vendor relationships, corporate card programs, and other topics. Our survey of … more »
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According to supply management experts, the average company spends 20-30% more on procured goods and services than necessary.
January 03, 2008
It is perhaps the most underused tool a company has for increasing its profit. According to supply management experts, the average company spends 20-30% more on procured goods and services than necessary. Given that procurement typically consumes … more »
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