Human Capital & Careers

Uncertain Benefits: The 2005 CFO Human-Capital Survey

What finance executives say about cost control, choices, and concerns.
Don DurfeeFebruary 22, 2005

Few CFOs today can avoid grappling with the rising cost of benefits. Mounting health- and retirement-plan costs present tough choices, but outsourcing and technology often create as many problems as solutions. We asked 295 senior finance executives from a diverse range of companies to share their views on the challenge and tell us how they are responding. As the numbers on the following pages show, these executives face a dilemma: how to trim expenses without undercutting their human-capital investments.

See the 2005 CFO Human-Capital Survey