Why CFOs Are Good Decisionmakers When Faced with Less Time and Limited Data
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A sudden turn of events from a business standpoint, regardless of the cause, requires strategic, timely, and well-crafted decision making by the management team. Delaying necessary but painful changes can be costly over both the short term and the longer term. But business teams must be careful to avoid making…Read More

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A CFO Practicing “Global Warfare” During a Crisis: Lessons Learned
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Global companies with remote operations spread across multiple countries face unique challenges when dealing with the business disruptions, economic pain, and business resumption uncertainties posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. What if your company operates a facilities located in places, such as India, where social distancing isn’t a realistic possibility due…Read More

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Corona-proofing 2020 Budgets: A Resilient Forecast
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[This article originally published 4-17-2020 by Suzy Taherian in Forbes] Most companies prepared their annual budget for 2020 sometime in late 2019. Those budgets are now irrelevant. In this time of unprecedented uncertainty, it is difficult to forecast the future and nail down budgets. Here is how to build a…Read More

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How the Audit Committee Chair Helps a Company and Its Board Navigate Through A Crisis Such As COVID-19
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In my almost 40 years of working as a management and financial executive and serving as an Audit Committee Chair to public companies, I thought I had seen every crisis in the playbook:  multiple economic downturns, the 1989 earthquake and its impact on the Bay Area, Y2K, 9/11, and the…Read More

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