Solving Today's Corporate Financial Problems: WORRY WORKS

Heffes, Ellen M.
October 2002
Financial Executive;Oct2002, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p54
Academic Journal
This article focuses on how worrying can help executives handle corporate financial problems. Richard Ruback, of the Harvard Business School, believes worry can be constructive if it results in contingency plans for events prior to their occurring. Ruback contends that the approach can be applied to solving all sorts of problems. He says it is important to avoid mistakes while trying to create value. Reporting and accounting issues are areas where the role of the chief financial officer has changed.


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