Every day, employees make decisions about whether they are willing to go the extra mile in ways that contribute to their organization’s success. These are important decisions because research shows that when employees are willing to go beyond their formal roles by helping out coworkers, volunteering to take on special assignments, introducing new ideas and work practices, attending non-mandatory meetings, putting in extra hours to complete important projects, and so forth, their companies are more efficient and effective.
As demand for accounting and finance professionals increases, firms of all types are facing competition not only to court top talent, but also to keep it.
These are uncertain times for employers and employees alike. Employers are struggling to define the workforce of the future; employees are worried that the workforce won’t include them.
A new book looks at what it takes to reach the top in the finance function. Here are 10 key pointers drawn from the experience of some of the world’s leading CFOs.
Deloitte.com discusses how CFOs can not only help those around them cope more effectively with stress, but help improve the overall quality of communication and interactions they have with people of different workstyles.