Enabling Execution - In one of the most turbulent business environments ever faced by current business managers, the key to success is to focus on business processes -- Not on functional thinking. Instead of concentrating on meeting the numbers and protecting departmental "turfs," management must zero in on the core activities of delivering products and services to customers. The CFO's critical ...
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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. 85.2003, 2, p. 44-49
Nurturing Innovation - The CFO can enable innovation by emphasizing that it isn't just about generating new ideas. It's about creating a corporate environment that fosters innovations and enables cross-functional coordination and collaboration with more focus on long-term ROI thinking, not short-term quarterly results.
Spanyi, Andrew, (2004)
Strategic planning - Herding Cats: Engaging the Organization in Executing Strategy - Converting plans to action, which leads to results, requires broad-based engagement of employees and maintaining focus. Good communication and concentration on a few key measurements are critical.
Towers, Mark, (2004)
Spanyi, Andrew, (2003)
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