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Financial Leadership at Cintas
By Paul Carmichael, CPA, and Peter C. Brewer, CPA
To help their employees develop and enhance leadership skills, the finance department of Cintas Corporation’s rental division devised a framework that involves developing a vision, creating a roadmap, gauging progress, and rewarding contributors.
John M. Brausch:
CMA Champion and Second-Generation IMAer
By Lori Colaccio Parks
IMA Chair for 2009-2010, John M. Brausch, CMA, CFM, CPA, has a keen understanding of the value that IMA and the CMA certification provide. In his position as Chair, he will strive to make a lasting difference to the association and the profession.
How to Write a World-Class Proposal
By Michael P. Griffin, CMA, CFM, ChFC
Keeping proposals focused by adopting a specific document structure—including relevant ancillary documents and an information repository—is critical to reducing proposal-generation time, minimizing costs, and increasing success rates.
Is It Time to Consider a Risk Committee?
By Mark L. Frigo and Richard J. Anderson
Given the increased focus on risk management in business, company boards of directors may want to consider establishing a board-level risk committee. While a standing committee can maintain a sharp focus on risk and risk management, it can also create concerns about time constraints, director resources, and duplication of duties.
IMA STUDENT CASE COMPETITION
By Peter Clarke
In this case study, students assume the role of consultant hired by the owner of an Irish pub to recommend a plan to improve performance.
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