his report from CFO Research
, sponsored by American Express
, captured survey views from more than 500 senior finance executives from across the globe, with Asia as the biggest group of respondents (36%).
The survey was conducted to find out how they judge the pace of economic recovery in their own geographies and what they plan to do to strengthen their businesses in the coming year. This research features actionable intelligence and ideas to help CFOs and business executives maintain a competitive advantage in the volatile business environment.
Although levels of growth optimism vary around the globe, the common goal among finance executives in the survey is to maximize value delivery in everything they do.
- The greater part of companies (83%) will likely increase spending and investment over the next year
- More than 8 out of 10 (83%) agree to operate in a “value economy”
- A vast majority (84%) say the CFO will have more input than ever in improving the company’s ability to deliver value to the customers