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September 7, 2012
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  • Ethics guidelines for accountants would put more onus on CFOs
    Finance chiefs would have new ethical considerations under proposed changes to a global ethics code for accountants. The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants is proposing steps that management accountants should take if they suspect fraud. That includes how and when to disclose this information to management, the board or external sources. CFO.com (9/6) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
In the C-Suite 
  • How to keep a group focused on its goal
    Keeping a working group focused and pushing cohesively toward a common goal is more art than science. Some tips offered by Sonja Carberry include making success a collective responsibility, shutting down mean-spirited comments and dropping nonperformers from the team. Investor's Business Daily (9/6) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
  • Watch out for these common productivity pitfalls
    It's easy to feel productive despite not doing anything toward that goal, Rebecca Thorman writes. Obsessively replying to all e-mails, replacing action with research, adding vanity tasks in to-do lists and listing many tasks to be done for the day can feel productive but actually "takes the focus off more important activities." Thorman also advises to end the week strong, to limit online browsing and to focus on getting tasks done. U.S. News & World Report/On Careers blog (9/6) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
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On the Move 
  • Andrew Keenan will depart as Carbonite's CFO. He will stay on until Jan. 31. Forbes (9/6) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
Off the Charts 
  • Expensive doesn't always equal gas efficient in an automobile
    Some modern cars get 14 mph or less -- usually they're either expensive sports cars or big trucks. Examples of top gas guzzlers include the 2013 Land Rover Range Rover Sport, the 2013 Bentley Continental GTC, the 2013 Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder and the 2013 Mercedes-Benz G-550. 24/7 Wall St. (9/6) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
SmartQuote 
[Teams] usually either need motivation or they need direction. Give them a problem that excites them."
--Brian Fitzpatrick, co-author of "Team Geek," as quoted by Investor's Business Daily
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