Essays about: "Chief Financial Officer CFO"

Found 4 essays containing the words Chief Financial Officer CFO.

  1. 1. How can the CFO be a valuable ally for innovation? - A multiple-case study on what current methods CFOs are using for fostering innovation in an organisation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Ellinor Joelsson; Linnéa Ragnell; [2020-07-23]
    Keywords : Innovation; Chief Financial Officer CFO ; Innovation Management; CFO methods for innovation; Pentathlon Framework; Innovation Control Systems;

    Abstract : Globalisation, digitalisation and rapid advancements in technology are creating faster businessenvironments which demand organisations to be more innovative. At the same time, it has beenproven difficult for companies to successfully manage innovation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Female Corporate Leaders and Firm Financial Performance- A study of 152 Swedish Public Companies during the Period of 2010-2017

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Astrid Lindquist; Ebba Sjöstrand; [2019]
    Keywords : Females as corporate leaders; Gender; Financial performance; Accounting-based measures;

    Abstract : This thesis tests whether there is a relationship between the presence of female corporate leaders and firm financial performance in one of the most gender equal countries in the world- Sweden. The study involves a collection of 152 Swedish public companies during a time period of eight years- from 2010 to 2017. READ MORE

  3. 3. The changing role of a CFO: a Swedish study on Earnings Management

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Ayesha Waqar; Xinyu Wang; [2019]
    Keywords : Earnings Management; CFO Turnover; Discretionary Accruals; Emerging Role;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to provide empirical evidence regarding the existence of earnings management through an investigation of the changes in discretionary accruals surrounding a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) turnover event and tests how the role of a CFO has evolved over time in Sweden. Empirical tests are conducted on a sample of 240 CFO turnover observations accumulated from 201 NASDAQ OMX Stockholm firms over the time period 2001- 2017. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Evolving Role of the CFO : An institutional conception of professional roles and identities

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Clemens Kant; [2016]
    Keywords : CFO; institutionalism; professional role; professional identity; identity creation; leadership; professions; role transitions; change; evolvement; strategy; organizations;

    Abstract : An extensive discussion can be observed that addresses the role of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) as an essential part of a company’s strategic function, whilst the professional origin lies in the technical area of accounting. In relation to the discussion, little academic research has been conducted on the CFO. READ MORE