TITLE

Reckoning of the Annual Report

AUTHOR(S)
Levinsohn, Alan
PUB. DATE
March 1998
SOURCE
Financial Executive;Mar/Apr98, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the perspectives of several financial executives on what makes a good corporate annual report. Chief financial officer (CFO) H. Virgil Stephens of Eastman Chemical Co. cites ease of comprehension and good charts. Oren G. Shaffer, CFO of Ameritech, acknowledges the value of footnotes that disclose information beyond what is required by law. Paul J. Liska, CFO of the St. Paul Companies, says a good report is a "living document" that can appeal to many constituencies. Annual reports are a major undertaking whose preparation can be a year-long endeavor.
ACCESSION #
11873595

 

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