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How Stephen Mooney transformed the back office operations of Tenet Healthcare into...

Cost center managers tend to lay low during times of change, but not Stephen Mooney.

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How Tony Doye built a cohesive team while transitioning into the top job at...

Succeeding a popular, long-term CEO is never easy, but it’s especially hazardous in the IT services industry where even the slightest change can disrupt a firm’s delicate equilibrium.

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How Max Martin transformed ARGO into a high performing organization

The inability to adapt to changing market conditions and client needs is a recipe for failure. So when a tsunami of mergers and regulatory reforms hit the banking industry in 2008, Max Martin had two choices: scale-up or give up.

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Genghis GrillAl Bhakta used brave tactics to stir the pot at Genghis Grill

What Bhakta and his franchisee partners may have lacked in restaurant experience was more than made up for in enthusiasm.

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How to get started on a risk-based approach to third-party management

Companies interact with thousands of third parties, and those relationships carry risk. So, a risk-based approach is needed ensure the most critical risks are considered.

How to avoid the net investment income tax with material participation

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act contain the largest set of tax law changes in more than 20 years. Arguably the most notable of the changes, and certainly the largest revenue raiser, is the net investment income tax (NIIT).

A global revenue recognition standard for customer contracts, at last

After a dozen years of collaboration and controversy, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) finally have agreed on how and when companies should recognize revenue.

Protecting your company from state tax exposure in your next acquisition

When you acquire another company, there is a hidden exposure that is catching many new owners by surprise — state sales taxes.

The COSO effect: How the new control framework adds value, not just work for work’s sake

Every business, private and public, has a control structure. Internal controls or COSO are the functional steps that process accounting transactions generated by a business. However, the standards for this framework were essentially stale and no longer a reflection of the current business environment, so they were updated last year.