CIMA's paper analyses how management accountants often seem to follow (or in some cases adapt) to wider changes in society — whether that’s changes in personality types coming into the profession or changes in business structures.
Management accountants have a key role to play in driving sustainable strategic and operational decisions. But CIMA’s research shows that even where finance teams are engaged in climate change related activities, it has often been on an ad hoc basis.
CIMA’s report investigates how despite the serious risk that fraud presents to business, many organisations still do not have formal systems and procedures in place to prevent, detect and respond to fraud.
Are there bottom-line benefits to maintaining high ethical standards? CIMA’s paper sets out how finance professionals can shape their organisations’ ethical agendas and incorporate ethics into strategy to ensure longâ€‘
There are few issues that are quite so challenging to manage as reputation. CIMA’s report explores how organisations need to mitigate against the effect of loss of reputation, while also looking for upside opportunities to enhance their reputations.
CIMA’s paper investigates how failures in corporate leadership contributed heavily to the global financial crisis, and how boards can be more effective and challenge management confidently.