Critical skills needed for finance to cut through complexity

Some interesting insight into the changing role of the finance professional. From communication to influencing, a management accountant’s role is more than just crunching the numbers!

http://www.cgma.org/magazine/news/pages/201410285.aspx

“The expansion of finance professionals’ roles in an increasingly complex business environment has created the need for more skills development.”

Vietnam Emerges as Coffee Giant

Interesting read about a country whose whole economy has been shaped by the fortunes of the humble coffee bean.

Vietnam Emerges as Coffee Giant
GLOBALEDGE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS BLOG | THU 30 JAN
http://tinyurl.com/q4po4ru

When one strolls into their favorite coffee shop on a typical arctic-conditions day like the ones we’ve been enjoying in … Read more

Managing Change Successfully

We all know change is an integral part of life and the business world. It’s the ability to adapt to change that set successful businesses apart from the rest. Look no further than BlackBerry’s $900m second quarter loss and subsequent restructure to see this case in point.

Here are two models that are frequently used to understand organisational change.

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