FEI Chicago Chapter’s Chicago CFO of the Year® Awards honor senior financial leaders who have made contributions to a business or non-profit in Chicago with quality, insight and direction. The following University of Illinois alumni are finalists for these prestigious … Continued
Yearly Archives: 2015
By Tom Hanlon Finding Purpose in Your Work Shannon Schuyler is PwC’s first chief purpose officer. While speaking at a recent accountancy lyceum, she joked that it took her nearly 20 years to find her purpose. But understanding purpose—both individual … Continued
Research conducted by accountancy professor W. Brooke Elliott and Ph.D. student Stephanie M. Grant indicate that Twitter use by CEOs has a broad impact on a company’s performance. MarketingSherpa spoke with Elliott, as well as a CEO who uses Twitter, to … Continued
Keith Czerney, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (ILLINOIS PhD), presented a paper entitled, “Are Voluntary Internal Controls-Related Audit Report Disclosures Informative in IPOs?” at the 2015 PCAOB/JAR Conference in Washington DC.
Oktay Urcan’s paper “Corporate Diversification and the Cost of Debt: The Role of Segment Disclosures” co-authored with Francesca Franco and Florin Vasvari has been accepted for publication at The Accounting Review.
By Tom Hanlon Lessons Learned from 35 Years at Arthur Andersen Early on in his talk at a recent accounting lyceum, Larry Katzen asked the students their general impressions of former Big Five accounting firm Arthur Andersen – the firm … Continued
By Tom Hanlon Corporate Tax Outside the Code Students at a recent accounting lyceum received straight-shooting advice, an insider’s look at what it takes to prosper in the corporate tax world, and more than a few war stories from a … Continued
Tim Bauer and Ken Trotman’s paper entitled, “Group Judgment and Decision making in Auditing: Past and Future Research,” with Kerry Humphreys, UNSW Australia has been accepted to Accounting, Organizations and Society.