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Growth, particularly when it’s steep and occurs quickly, can substantially strain your organization; and negatively impact customers, finances, business processes and employee effectiveness and morale. And you may find yourself continually compelled to resolve too many daily problems resulting from the growth. To effectively manage your growth focus on the following organizational areas:
Why You Started [...]
By Michael VanBruaene, Big4.com Guest Blogger
Your executive team is a critical element of your organization. You want each member, and the group, to perform at the highest level to sustain and improve your organization; and the functions and operations for which they are responsible. Your and the executive team’s actions will affect how employees and work groups throughout the organization [...]
By Tim Reed, Big4.com Guest Blogger
Financial Consolidation Software – Corporate Performance Management – Evaluation
The winds of technical change and opportunity are in full force today… just look at what is going on in the area of Corporate Performance Management (CPM) and the new suites of tools and capabilities. The legacy toolsets used for financial consolidation and financial reporting [...]
For 48 years, the annual Bank and Capital Markets Tax Institute (BTI) has brought the leading regulatory, government, and compliance experts from the banking industry to discuss the regulatory updates and this year will be no different.
Conference participants get essential updates on key industry topics, including general banking, IRS Developments, Capital Markets, and Loan Workouts.
Further, BTI continues to offer [...]
A continuous organization improvement program can be easily implemented and very beneficial using minimal organization resources; and become inherent in your culture and day-to-day activities throughout you organization.
Use These Guidelines To Foster A Continuous Improvement Focus.
Top Management Must Lead
Integrate Improvements Into Performance Reporting
Staff Meeting Agendas That Include Improvement Status
Rigorous Analysis of Improvement Ideas
Position Descriptions Include Improvement Contribution [...]
Improving the production and delivery of your services can positively impact customer satisfaction, competitive advantage and efficiencies. The key is to identify where to make improvements and which improvements will deliver the greater benefit. This easy to use tool will help you to identify and make those important improvements.
The criteria in this tool cover these [...]
Many workplaces employ relatively few people and have substantial ongoing change, along with minimal organization structure and informal work processes. It’s also normal to “wear many hats” and change work focus with little or no advance notice. This is particularly evident with startups and entrepreneurs.
Some people thrive in this workplace, others find it very challenging. [...]
An organization restructuring will create substantial impacts that can extend throughout the organization and also with external relationships. It should be evaluated with great care. When you consider a restructuring apply these factors:
Establish and document the reorganization’s objectives
Where the organization will be in 2-5 years.
Alignment of current positions with organization strategy.
Should the position or the [...]
We should use own criteria for evaluating our work performance and determining what we want to achieve going forward. In a fluid world economy that requires self-reliance and self-definition we cannot rely on an organization to set our work standards and evaluate our performance (granted we will have to live with the criteria set by [...]
A CEO/executive can have great satisfaction in fixing problems, but it may not be in the best interests of the organization; and a distraction from the important work of leading and directing the organization.
A leadership position has the authority, knowledge and perspective to do the quick fixes that subordinates may not be able [...]
The objective is the most important element of a successful endeavor; it drives everything. If not well defined and understood, you will “miss the mark” – you will waste time and resources. There can only be one objective; if there is more than one objective you have more than one project or initiative.
CEO’s and Executives should annually evaluate their performance in key organizational areas; and also plan for the upcoming year. How did the organization improve in these key areas; and how do you plan to improve and move the organization forward in the upcoming year?
The results of self-evaluation can also be the basis for [...]
A continuous organization improvement program can be easily implemented and very beneficial using minimal organization resources. It’s important that you establish a continuous improvement program; not assume that improvement suggestions and efforts will appear without encouragement by management. And it should be become inherent in your culture and day-to-day work activities throughout you [...]
By Rob Starr, Content Manager, Big4.com
WeiserMazars , a leading accounting, tax and advisory services firm, today announced that former Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Newark Division Michael D. Schulstad has joined its New York City office as Director of Litigation Support and Forensic Accounting Services. Mr. Schulstad brings more than twenty-five years of [...]