Basic Skills Back In Demand

Connet, Mel; Bicknese, Liz
July 2001
Financial Executive;Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p44
Academic Journal
The article focuses on how the market for the best chief financial officers (CFOs) is strong. However, the rules made by companies for finding and retaining the best talent is changing. The trend is for companies to support the importance of managers with experience. The focus is on bottom-line profitability when it comes to the most important qualifications of a CFO. The question of how to determine the value of an employee that worked at a company that failed is discussed. Also discussed is the problem of a shortage in executive leadership.


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