Growth Companies

Private Company Profit Margins Highest Since Recession

Adapting to a shaky economy, private companies have learned to do more with less. But August numbers say they may have to loosen their belts to grow sales.

As Corn Stalks Shrivel, So May Earnings

Will the drought in the Farm Belt dry up corporate earnings?

Budget Busters

It takes a lot of hard work to dismantle the budgeting process.

Business Is Sweet

Godiva Chocolatier is enjoying double-digit growth, thanks in part to innovative chocolates and expansion in Asia, says CFO Dave Marberger.

Catching Up with Health Reform

Companies that deferred compliance with the Affordable Care Act until the Supreme Court made its ruling have their work cut out for them.

Hiring, Hesitantly

CFOs continue to add staff cautiously as they monitor demand.

Looking for Growth in All the Same Places

With so many economies pinning their growth prospects to emerging markets, the race for resources – human and otherwise – is certain to intensify.

Human Capital Science

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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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7 Principles For Avoiding Bankruptcy

A staggering number of companies have declared Ch. 11 or simply disappeared. A turnaround expert lays out the basic steps that a CFO can - and should - follow to keep a company solvent.


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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 …