Becoming a Lean Enterprise: A Tale of Two Firms - In a lean enterprise, the process becomes the target for improvement as opposed to the people. As a result of applying lean principles, Cessna Aircraft Company's productivity grew 40%-60% in targeted areas, resulting in productivity savings of more than (USD)70 million. A small oral surgery office is also realizing benefits from a business model ...
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Strategic finance : leadership strategies in accountants and financial professionals. - Montvale, NJ : Institute of Management Accountants, ISSN 0025-1690, ZDB-ID 14706659. - Vol. 84.2002, 5, p. 32-39
Outsourcing? At Your Own Risk - Outsourcing IT and other business functions to low-wage countries is not a win-win game. The downside includes strategic-market, operational, finance, human capital, legal-regulatory, technology, and reputation risks. That's why it is critical for management and the board of directors to consider in a comprehensive and objective manner all the risks associated with ...
Beasley, Mark, (2004)
Flirting with SOX 404 - Are private companies interested in voluntarily following the mandates dictated by Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act to better their processes and internal controls? This survey of IMA members shows that some businesses may take the plunge.
Bradford, Marianne, (2007)
Features - DOES YOUR ERP SYSTEM MEASURE UP? - Based on this survey, most companies don't evaluate their enterprise resource planning systems after they're up and running. But they should because, as with any other capital allocation project, business managers need to know what the ROI actually was, based on metrics developed at the beginning of the project.
Bradford, Marianne, (2001)
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