Leadership

Today’s CFO is more than the custodian of the investor’s wealth and a conduit to the board of directors and shareholder community at large. The modern CFO aligns with the CEO as an equal partner to...
May 16, 2017
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The Annual CFO Leadership Conclave, held at Visakhapatnam during August 5-7, 2016 brought together the senior finance leaders and engaged these change agents towards driving growth in India. Conclave...
Oct 18, 2016
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On a very normal Saturday at 9.12 am tiny island state of Singapore, a young man created history by being the first Singaporean to win an Olympic gold medal. Joseph Schooling not only won the men’s...
Sep 12, 2016
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Concerned by possible defects in a multi-million dollar manufacturing deal between a Chinese-Japanese consortium that is building trains for Hong Kong’s underground rail system, reporters from...
Aug 08, 2016
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Time is a ticking bomb for business and industry, as tumultuous events erupt in intriguing finance premises. The picture of the global economy is both hazy and fragile like never before with VUCA...
Jun 06, 2016
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We are currently living in a VUCA world with extensive Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity, which have a significant impact on corporate performance, continuity and growth of the...
May 05, 2016
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“I was not keeping well and still I travelled from Delhi to Mumbai just to receive this award. It was a fantastic feeling and definitely it keeps me motivated to keep working for more.” These...
Apr 06, 2016
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CFO100 is just getting bigger and better with each passing edition. Since its launch in 2011, the annual event has become an annual highlight among financial professionals. One of India’s most...
Apr 06, 2016
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How are CFO100 chosen? CFO100 2016 Eligibility Criteria • The CFO100 is open only to CFOs and Heads of Finance operating in the Indian market. A nominee would qualify as a ‘Head of Finance’ of a...
Apr 06, 2016
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Over the years, as an observer of organisational structures, I have been fascinated by how the increasing importance of an issue is a predictor of a new role in the C-suite. In recent years,...
Apr 06, 2016
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Downhill skiing is one of the most exhilarating sports in which to take part, and possibly to watch. Even on a non-competitive level, there’s something about the mastery of manoeuvring your body...
Apr 05, 2016
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India has pipped Brazil and is placed fifth in the countries considered most important for growth in the next 12 months, according to a CEO conducted by PwC. Indian now ranks behind US, China,...
Mar 09, 2016
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Tired of the usual annual, corporate kickoff format and outcomes? Consider the following steps to help create the best kickoff you’ve had yet for your team or organisation. How do I know? For the...
Jan 13, 2016
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Progressive executives know that gender equality is not only the right thing to do but also the smart thing. That’s why more CEOs, heads of state, and university leaders are committing themselves...
Jan 12, 2016
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Nov 27, 2015
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Oct 23, 2015
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Bhavesh Jain, CFO - South Asia/ North America & UK and CFO - Global Finance Shared Services at IDP Education shares the dos and don'ts of being a regional head finance.
Oct 16, 2015
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Bhavesh Jain, CFO - South Asia/ North America & UK and CFO - Global Finance Shared Services at IDP Education shares his experience working in various sectors in the filed of finance.
Oct 16, 2015
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Let’s face it: business models are less durable than they used to be. The basic rules of the game for creating and capturing economic value were once fixed in place for years, even decades, as...
Oct 08, 2015
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CFO roles are being redefined. The modernistic CFO is no longer engaged in being a part of the executive committee of the organization but is instrumental in re-engineering the Finance Team of the...
Oct 01, 2015
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Kewal Handa, Former Managing Director, Pfizer shares the traits that are needed to be an effective leader
Sep 23, 2015
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India Inc may have got the perfect rulebook, but translation of governance into practice remains an area of concern, says Professor and Head, School of Corporate Governance and Public Policy, Indian...
Aug 11, 2015
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Treasury is one of the most exciting roles in finance function. I have always felt that the treasury function has never really got the recognition that it deserves. And I was wondering why it is so?...
Jul 08, 2015
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What is the appropriate role for the human-resources function? Many companies view it as merely administrative, with little or no strategic impact. Of course, HR leaders bridle at this perception and...
Jul 08, 2015
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Sparking innovation in the workplace, working with different teams, working under deadlines and making sure the spark remains alive can be a tough job for a growing organisation. Here are ten things...
Jul 03, 2015
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Over the decades, many have come to admire the success story of this small island, devoid of the kind of natural resources, be they forestry, minerals, or hydropower. Many admirers, though, would not...
Jun 11, 2015
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Just recently, Singapore lost its first Prime Minister, Lee Kuan Yew. Though retired from the Singapore Cabinet since 2011, the enormous influence Lee Kuan Yew, or LKY as he was often referred to,...
May 27, 2015
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May 15, 2015
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What differentiates one leader from others? Many people would conclude that a leader needs to be great at everything and that seems like an insurmountable task. However, research shows that leaders...
May 05, 2015
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The Football Association’s all-England knock-out competition, better known as the FA Cup, sometimes sees hitherto unheard of teams getting a chance to pit themselves against giants like Chelsea on...
May 05, 2015
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“I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.”   “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”   “Honest disagreement is a good sign of...
Apr 22, 2015
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When we think of leadership, we often focus on the what: external characteristics, practices, behavior, and actions that exemplary leaders demonstrate as they take on complex and unprecedented...
Apr 20, 2015
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“I love food and indulge sometimes,” admits the serious and organised Sugata Sircar. “I also indulge in art, though I can’t say I feel guilty about it,” he continues. Neither good food nor art can be...
Apr 09, 2015
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There is an old cartoon I often show to the managers I work with. It portrays a smiling executive team around a long table. The chairman is asking, “All in favor?” Everyone’s hand is up, while, the...
Apr 06, 2015
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The privatisation of the country’s largest steelmaker and biggest loss-making plant Sidex was announced in July 2001. Rechristened Ispat Sidex, the company saw a new management. Harak Banthia came in...
Feb 24, 2015
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