Strategy

Former banking professional and author Eric H. Y. Koh FCPA. Photo: Rebecca Toh.

Eric Koh FCPA is on a talent quest


In just a few years, the Google Analytics tool has gone from being “just another toolbox” for businesses to an integral part of understanding customers and industry trends.

How well do you know your digital analytics?


How does a business know whether the right people are having the right conversations? The use of social network analysis can shine a light on the social influences within team structures.

Social network analysis: what it is and why it matters


Planning needed for effective negotiating, and much of the hard thinking has to be done even before negotiations begin

The key to a successful negotiation? Start with planning and focus.


After a six-month rotation as a part of the GE Financial Management Program, Kim Tang CPA realised that his true passion was in financial management. Photo: Calvin Sit.

Kim Tang CPA of City Super delivers the goods in his role as CFO


While showing appropriate empathy, the ATO also needed to identify tax advisers who consistently use aggressive tactics.

ATO Commissioner: we’re getting better at identifying problem tax advisers


Andrew Mellett, CEO of legal technology firm Plexus.

Legal tech firm Plexus gains inspiration from accounting


The ambitious plan to start afresh with a new capital city in Indonesia was announced by President Joko Widodo shortly after he declared victory in the general elections in April this year.

The pros and cons of moving capital cities


In 10 years Charley Rowley CPA has moved from being Tigerspike’s Sydney office manager to COO of a global business of over 300 employees, across 11 offices worldwide. Photo: Anthony Geernaert.

3 tips for new CPAs


From alpha women to generation Z, changing demographics present new challenges and opportunities. It’s up to businesses to research and find ways to reach the new superconsumers.

Welcome to Generation Superconsumer


New research from a trio of Australian academics shows that proactivity is not always beneficial to the organisation.

5 questions productive employees ask


There are some surprisingly simple methods that managers can use to support innovation and agility in their teams.

Use distributed leadership to grow your business innovation


Developing an online review management process, which will not only help in managing negative feedback for small businesses, but potential turn it into a positive for the organisation.

How to deal with negative online reviews


Dr Angus Hervey and Tane Hunter, co-founders of Future Crunch, have worked with clients as varied as law enforcement and accounting organisations. Photographer: Jarrod Barnes.

Future Crunch is changing the way we eat our information


New research shows that Chinese start-ups look, or will soon look, to overseas markets, and many of them are successfully competing against multinational firms operating in China.

Hidden champions, tech underdogs and driving innovation in China


Good workplace design will tell visitors that this a creative space, a place of power or this is a business that cares about people

What does your workplace design say about your business?


How to forecast in Excel with the push of a button


Looking down on ground water that has accumulated in the pit of the Mountain Pass rare earth mine.

Extracting the truth about rare earths


Overtourism? Tourists on a crowded beach on Krabi, Thailand.

Too many tourists: not everyone is celebrating the tourism boom


Shelley Banton realised that to take advantage of the kind of technology now streaming into the marketplace, she had to have a bigger firm behind her. Image: Anthony Geernaert.

Harnessing technology for better outcomes for auditor and client


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