Richard Close recently spoke to Finance & Management Faculty members about his long experience in turning around failing businesses. Here, Christian Doherty summarises his five-point plan for achieving success
Articles, reports and other resources that enable accountants in business to make a real difference to their organisations by providing them with practical information on the latest thinking in business improvement.
New research from Lancaster University Management School UK and Deloitte is attempting to design a model for measuring and improving human capital management.
Month-end and management reporting tends to be time-consuming and problematic. Kevin Dilton-Hill looks at reporting trends, and explains how determining the right information, and “lean” methods of producing it, could bring big benefits
When it comes to maximizing profitability, Philip Varley, FCA and private pilot, reckons thinking like a flyer and applying this 12-point checklist is the way to soar through unexpected turbulence
Our special report outlines the core concepts and thought processes behind the lean philosophy.
Ever felt your business decisions are based on irrelevant or incomplete information? Jean Cunningham uses three case studies to illustrate how lean accounting can improve your decisions, whatever your industry.
Helping revolutionise Selfridges gave Peter Williams a reputation as a turnaround expert. Christian Doherty finds there’s more to him than corporate paramedic – but in an economy that refuses to recover, his lessons are valuable to all FDs.
This special report highlights the importance of understanding the human behaviour in our choice selection.
Silos - and how to eliminate them - present a perennial management problem. Below, Professor Sir Andrew Likierman explains how performance measurement can help get rid of these potential saboteurs.
This report was produced to explain aspects of wrongful trading that may be confusing.