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October 2013—Moving early to reconfigure the business portfolio and top-management team improves corporate performance and the odds for a lengthy tenure.more
November 2013—If neither companies nor investors find GAAP reported earnings useful, it’s clearly time for a new approach.more
October 2013—New research shows that actively reallocating corporate resources is even more important in a downturn than it is in good times.more
August 2013—The long period of stagnation is over, and European banks are increasingly undergoing restructuring.more
August 2013—Treating M&A as a strategic capability can give companies an edge that their peers will struggle to replicate.more
August 2013—Traditional earnings calls are painfully unhelpful. Here’s how companies and investors alike can get more out of them.more
July 2013—Widespread delisting of Chinese companies has investors rethinking due diligence and looking harder for subtle clues that something is amiss.more
June 2013—The award-winning fund manager discusses what he looks for in a company when he’s making investment decisions.more
June 2013—As CFOs play a bigger role in strategy, their influence may bring renewed focus on organic growth.more
April 2013—Explore how much value investors believe deals have created—and for whom.more
May 2013—Companies can create a powerful risk culture without turning the organization upside down.more
January 2013—The promise of meeting or beating consensus estimates and the peril of missing them are profoundly overstated.more
February 2013—Companies often struggle to capture the full value of a separation. Here’s how to do better.more
November 2010—Four principles can help you make great financial decisions—even when the CFO’s not in the room.more
January 2009—Executives need to embrace transparency if they want to help investors make investment decisions. But what should be disclosed?more
February 2007—When changes in accounting rules provide no new information, they don't register with investors. Nor should they lead managers to shift focus.more
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