The modern chief finance officer is a technology evangelist who recognises the value of digital and cloud technologies for the finance function and the business as a whole, but a gap remains between CFO ambitions and reality, according to a new study by Longitude Research.
Despite efforts to modernise MBA programs, business schools continue to do a poor job preparing students to enter the workplace, largely because they do not adequately measure the skills and behaviors that prove most useful for evaluating talent and predicting success.
The U.S. business community is hopeful regarding China’s success in implementing ambitious reforms that could create a decisive role for market forces across the economy, foster more sustainable and higher quality growth, and expand commercial opportunities for U.S. companies in the market, according to U.S.
Singapore's small and medium enterprises have many reasons to be grateful. Delivering the Budget Statement for the Financial Year 2014 Budget last Friday, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam introduced several strategies to help SMEs expand and increase productivity via new incentives and enhanced funding schemes.
Singapore continues to provide the world’s most business-friendly regulatory environment for local entrepreneurs, while Philippines is one of the top business reformers globally, finds a new World Bank and IFC report.
Canadian law firms Siskinds LLP and Koskie Minsky LLP, class counsel in the Sino-Forest class action, have announced a C$117 million (US$117.6 million) settlement with Ernst & Young LLP in the Sino-Forest class action.
Foreign direct investments (FDI) in Philippines in August yielded net inflows of US$13 million, significantly lower than the US$76 million net inflows registered in the same month in 2011, reflecting investors’ relatively cautious stance due to weak global economic prospects and financial strains in advanced economies.