Practice news December 2011

Practice Management

Small Firms Can Capitalize on Their Size to Compete with Big Regionals

A survey conducted by the Public Affairs Council shows that 90 percent of the 1,753 adult participants have a "somewhat or very favorable view" of small businesses, versus 61 percent who feel that way about major companies.
Practice

AICPA Panelists Examine Economic Outlook Survey Findings

AICPA Business and Industry Economic Outlook Survey measured nine components All nine components showed modest improvement in the fourth quarter Survey revealed increased optimism that the US economy will improve in 2012 AICPA Webcast, "Looking Ahead to 2012: Progress of Paralysis?" covering the survey to be made available
Technology

Three Irreverent Time Management Strategies for the Digital Era

Getting through your to-do list faster isn't what time management is about – at least not anymore. After all, this is the digital era! Rather than managing our existing time as if it was finite, we need to find ways to multiply it and make our lives better.
AccountingWEB Life

Cybercrime - No One Is Immune

Organizations and their managers need to take cybercrime seriously. According to PricewaterhouseCoopers' economic crime report, "Cybercrime: Protecting Against the Growing Threat," businesses face serious threats from cybercriminals, from both within and outside their organizations. The PwC report warns that cybercrime one of today's top four economic crimes.
Practice

What the Boeing-NLRB Case Means for You

Boeing has hit a snag in its attempt to expand production of its Dreamliner airplane to a new facility in South Carolina. But it's not the economy that's hampering the opening of the new assembly line, it's the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
Practice

Plante Moran’s "Succession Transition: A Roadmap for Seamless Transitions"

Plante Moran, PLLC announces the release of its new book, "Succession Transition: A Roadmap for Seamless Transitions." This insightful resource offers strategies for creating sustainable organizations through leadership development.