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- How to build your consulting business. Goldner, Paul S. // Training & Development;Oct97, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p54
Describes some simple, inexpensive marketing tips and tools to help consulting businesses attract clients and improve bottom line. Getting a focus; Approaching with force; Banner concept.
- Five steps to building a profitable consulting business. Kinney, Derrick // Fort Worth Business Press;03/17/2000, Vol. 12 Issue 47, p12
Offers advice to entrepreneurs on how to build a profitable consulting business. Assessing the personal ability to work independently; Creating a business plan; Building a network of associates and advisors; Creating a work space.
- EIC pronounces on leases. // CA Magazine;Oct93, Vol. 126 Issue 9, p18
Reports on the Emerging Issues Committee's agreement to issue an abstract on `Leveraged Leases.' Clarification that if the SFAS number 13 method of accounting for leveraged lease transactions is adopted, all of its accounting and disclosure provisions with respect to leveraged leases should be...
- Back to the future. Cudmore, Ken // CA Magazine;Oct93, Vol. 126 Issue 9, p50
Discusses how chartered accountants can avoid the trap of commodity pricing by re-evaluating services to clients. Replacement of loss business; Development of new fields or getting clients to use a company in a different way; Identification of any problem and the person to solve it;...
- Managers to blame. // CPA Journal;Oct93, Vol. 63 Issue 10, p8
Cites the result of a survey conducted by Accountemps which puts the blame on management for low productivity in accounting firms. Need for managers to be aware of whether they are providing the leadership, motivation, and guidance that employees need; Trouble areas.
- Managing your practice today. Quint, Lisa F.; Floria, Nicholas T. // CPA Journal;Aug95, Vol. 65 Issue 8, p69
Presents the results of a survey conducted by the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants' Small and Medium-Sized Firms Practice Management Committees on the state of managing partners of accounting firms. Firm revenue; Professional liability insurance coverage; Percentage of...
- The bottom-up mission statement. Karcher, Julia N.; Barker, Robert M. // CPA Journal;June97, Vol. 67 Issue 6, p36
Focuses on the particular needs of a midsized firm and the bottom-up approach, a competitive strategy for midsized accounting firms. Advantages of a bottom-up approach; Some shortcomings of a bottom-up approach; Guidelines for creating a bottom-up mission; Role of senior management if the...
- Small firms practice management survey. Pfan, Andrew; Quint, Lisa F. // CPA Journal;Jul97, Vol. 67 Issue 7, p62
Presents the results of the survey on the management strengths of public accounting firms. Description of the subject of the survey; Financial data of the respondents; Statistical data on firms growth rates, areas of growth, growth strategies and marketing efforts.
- Do you have the best firm in town? Miller Jr., Robert E., // Outlook;Summer90, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p74
Describes qualities of an accounting firm to be considered as the best firm. Need to adopt the firm concept; Public perception of the virtues of accounting firms; Aura of success.