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Performance-based Pay Enriched CFOs in 2017
On the back of stronger revenue and operating income, both finance chiefs and CEOs saw their personal incomes leap by about 10% last year.
What’s It Like to Be a Public Utility CFO?
The job is more interesting and presents more weighty challenges than many would expect, says Linda Sullivan, finance chief at American Water Works.
Brand Value Drives Corporate Value
With the right brand-value metrics and framework, managements can allocate marketing resources to improve both short- and long-term value creation.
HSBC Profits Fall 29% But Stock Climbs 4.8%
Europe's largest bank soothed investors by announcing a share buyback of up to $2.5 billion in the second half of this year.
In Tech, Return Measures are Better than Margins
Why do gross margin, operating profit margin, and EBITDA margin so poorly measure technology company performance?
IMF Urges Banks to Adjust to Post-Crisis Reality
"Banks need to change the way they operate to ensure that they can build and maintain capital buffers without taking excessive risk," says an IMF report.
Does Asset Utilization Matter?
Companies are focusing on asset utilization to drive better share-price performance.
The Story Trumps the Data
Big data promises to revolutionize human-capital management, but it's the stories behind the data that will endure. We just have to find them.
Is There a Payoff from Top-Team Diversity?
Between 2008 and 2010, companies with more diverse top teams were also top financial performers. That’s probably no coincidence.