Still Not Working
Working capital performance among large U.S. public companies has improved only marginally over the last two years, according to REL Consulting’s annual survey.
The Art of Mentoring
Five female CFOs tell how mentors helped them succeed—and how they are returning the favor.
Weathering the Weather
In the face of extreme weather and natural disasters, companies are reengineering their supply chains for added reliability.
For small-company CFOs, the rewards of being public don’t always outweigh the headaches.
Forecasting Comes of Age
Corporate finance departments have come to rely on forecasting in previously unimagined ways.
The Evolving Bond Market
Floating a new bond issue is easy now, but changes taking place in the debt capital markets could make it much harder for some issuers in the years ahead.
Practiced, but Not Perfect
Companies continue to expand their offshore resources, but the process could stand improvement.
The Best Medicines
Merck invests billions in drug R&spamp;D every year, and it&spamp;rsquo;s up to CFO Peter Kellogg to ensure that the money is spent wisely.
Colleges in a Crunch
In an age of austerity, college CFOs are helping their institutions find revenue and do more with less.