MOD 1 CaseFIN - CFO to CEO Can CFOs become Effective CEOs...

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CFO to CEO 1 Can CFOs become Effective CEOs in Big Business Byron E. Ferguson FIN 301 – Principles of Finance Module 1 Case Assignment Dr. John Halstead July 19, 2010
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CFO to CEO 2 Do you think finance departments are the best place to train future CEOs? There are several advantages and disadvantages of a corporation moving the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) into the Chief Executive Officer’s (CEO) position. In my opinion the disadvantages outweigh the advantages; we will now examine some of the reasons I’ve come to this conclusion. During my research I found many corporations consider CEOs as someone who is responsible for managing all other executives in the company and who is ultimately accountable for achieving company goals. This requires powerful leadership ability and being an executive who is well rounded, experienced in all facets of personnel and time management to name a few. In most cases CFOs on the other hand, are through
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