Make it quick. That’s what we’ve done in our briefing series for company leaders. Without mincing words--or wasting your time--each issue of 10Minutes is designed to distill key data and insights on an important business issue. In the time it takes for a quick coffee break, you’ll learn what’s at stake for your business, where the opportunities lie, and how to begin asking the right questions in your own organization.
Companies across the business spectrum are undergoing transformation. Markets themselves are moving more quickly, with an insatiable demand for information. At the center of many of these changes is digital technology. Like innovators in other industries, auditors are investing in technology tools that redefine how work is done. But that’s only part of the story at PwC. We’re also reimagining how our people and your finance teams work together and how, when, and where the audit is performed.
When it comes to making your most important business decisions, there are a plethora of factors to consider. Many company leaders probably rely on gut instinct to guide them—what we think of as the ‘art’ of strategic decision making. But what about the ‘science’ side of the equation, data and analytics? We believe superior decision making—done with confidence, clarity, and agility—is only possible through a new combination of art and science.
The OECD’s base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) project is likely to spur the most significant changes to the taxation of international business in nearly 30 years. Multinational companies may see an increased tax burden around the world, and there’s a strong likelihood that rule changes will affect the optimal structure for your global operations.
Authors John Sviokla and Mitch Cohen identify five habits of mind that allow self-made billionaires to create value on a massive scale—habits that are in direct conflict with the traits and practices most businesses value and promote in their employees.
Ever wonder why some companies consistently deliver while others disappoint? Faced with the same market, stocked with similar talent, one organization flourishes, while the other flounders. By understanding what makes your organization tick and where there might be breakdowns to address, you and your employees can truly deliver on your strategic intent.
|1/7/16||Transforming the audit experience||Innovation and technology|
|5/18/15||Making big decisions||Strategy and growth|
|5/1/15||The OECD's BEPS project||Operations|
|12/23/14||The Self-Made Billionaire Effect||Talent|
|12/9/13||Service provider transparency||Innovation and technology|
|11/11/13||Transforming the tax function||Innovation and technology|
|9/30/13||Strategic supply chain management||Operations|
|7/24/13||Drug value||Innovation and technology|
|5/14/13||Why the COSO Update deserves your attention||Operations|
|4/19/13||Harnessing customer demand to drive growth||Operations|
|4/18/13||Investing in China's private healthcare system||Strategy and growth|
|4/11/13||Stark realities of cybersecurity||Risk|
|3/11/13||Remaking of utilities||Operations|
|2/27/13||Shaping the Boardroom Agenda||Governance|
|2/6/13||Building the customer-centered organization||Operations|
|1/17/13||Supply chain flexibility||Operations|
|1/3/13||Creating value from Global Business Services||Operations|
|12/5/12||Derivatives reform for non-financial services companies||Regulation|
|10/31/12||Environmental and social risk||Risk|
|10/4/12||US Manufacturing Resurgence||Strategy and growth|
|7/31/12||Academic medical centers||Strategy and growth|
|7/30/12||Eurozone sovereign debt crisis||Strategy and growth|
|6/20/12||Global talent mobility||Talent|
|5/10/12||Effective audit committees||Governance|
|3/23/12||Business continuity management||Operations|