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The New CFOs
How Financial Teams and their Leaders Can Revolutionize Modern Business
The New CFOs is the first book to provide a framework for the success of corporate finance teams in the coming years, in particular the changing role of the CFO and the new demands made of this position after the global financial crisis.
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About the book
In the aftermath of the financial crisis, the spotlight is even more on the role and activities of the CFO. Specifically, CFOs need to accelerate three aspects of their role: develop dynamic and distinctive risk management capabilities, motivate and align increasingly diverse work providers, and design and operate effective financial processes for internal and external customers. The winning CFOs in the next decade will be the ones who get the basics right, who prioritise their efforts, and who invest in the leadership development that creates the institutional capacity to achieve and sustain leading industry performance. CFOs need to embrace the new challenges and opportunities created by the financial crisis. The New CFOs provides the fundamental road map to success in this new environment for finance officers, their teams, and the organizations who employ them.
About the authors
Liz Mellon is the executive director of Duke Corporate Education, and was one of the two founders of Duke's London office in 2000. David C. Nagel has over 30 years' experience in the global energy industry, having worked for Amoco and now for BP America Inc, where he is Executive Vice President. Robert Lippert is a financial economist and is a member of the Duke Corporate Education Global Learning Resource Network. Nigel Slack is the Professor of Operations Management and Strategy at Warwick Business School and head of its Operations Management Group.
- The New CFOs a wonderfully clear, engaging, insightful exposition of what it takes to build a great CFO, and filled with practical advice to help CFOs survive and thrive
- Zarin Patel, CFO, BBC