Strategic Planning for Information Resource Management
Corporate environments increasingly emphasize the customer. While information on the customer is generally abundant, companies often have difficulty transforming information into knowledge. Capitalizing on information requires a good technical infrastructure and strategic information resource management (IRM).
Published on July 28, 2011
Managing Banking Relations
Management accountants are sometimes asked to select which banks and services will be used in cash management, but often have inadequate information to make the best decisions. This guideline, designed for small to medium-sized organizations, explains the appropriate information and steps required in choosing a bank and preparing a request
Published on February 25, 2010
Make the Most of Short Term Provisions of Small Business Jobs Act
Small business investors will need to hurry and expedite plans to benefit from shortterm provisions of the new Small Business Jobs Act (the Act), which was signed by President Obama on September 27, 2010. Some...
Published on October 29, 2010
AICPA Business and Industry Economic Outlook Survey
The AICPA Business and Industry Economic Outlook Survey is a leading indicator of U.S. economic growth and contraction. Results are based on CPA financial executives’ evaluation of corporate prospects, tangible performance data, and first-hand knowledge of company staffing, spending and financing plans. The survey is conducted quarterly, polling AICPA members
Published on March 06, 2014
C.B. (Mike) Harreld
...Mike Harreld is presently executive vice president and chief financial officer of Southern Company’s Transmission Business Unit. Mike also has company-wide responsibility for a new enterprise resource plan and for efficiency improvements in accounting, f
Published on May 03, 2010
Succession Planning Talent Management
This business brief is on succession planning. As a result of the struggle to prepare top talent to fill positions left vacant by an aging workforce, businesses and firms across the...
Published on April 27, 2010
Business Continuity Management
Business Continuity Management (BCM) enables organizations to restore their businesses to normal operations following business interruptions. The purpose of this guideline is to help organizations address and prevent those failures...
Published on August 17, 2011
Business Briefs- 2010
Balancing Efficient Capital Markets and Investor Protection (November) Restoring the economic engine and balancing efficient capital markets with Investor protection were the goals of both the Departmen
Published on September 27, 2013
Using Strategy Maps to Drive Performance
Strategy mapping has revolutionized the way that strategy has been formulated and executed. This management accounting guideline provides a set of guidelines that describe how to implement Strategy Mapping in a practical, step-by-step format.
Published on January 17, 2013
Improving Shareholder Wealth
A successful business is one that creates value for its owners. Shareholder value analysis (SVA) is an approach which enables management to measure decisions and strategic alternatives in value terms
Published on August 13, 2010