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  1. Boards, Sr. Execs. See Shortcomings in Monitoring & Reporting
  2. FASB Delays Rule on Stock-Options Expensing
  3. Finland Leads the Way in Competitiveness, U.S. Ranks Second
  4. Congress Redefines "Gimme" for Golfers
  5. Study: Strong Growth Expected in Malaysian Outsourcing Market
  6. 401(k) Loan Boost Business Startups
  7. Google Offers Desktop Search for Email, Files and More
  8. Filing Deadlines Near for Section 527 Political Organizations
  9. IL CPA Society Announces Scholarship Programs for Future CPAs
  10. Financial Accounting Foundation Names Donald Young to FASB
  11. Teachers, Educators: Save Receipts for Reinstated Deduction
  12. Professionals Question Accuracy, Timeliness of Credit Ratings

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THIS WEEKS RESOURCES
  1. Boards, Sr. Execs. See Shortcomings in Monitoring & Reporting

According to a new survey conducted, only about one third (34 percent) of board members and top executives polled say their companies are proficient at monitoring critical non-financial indicators of corporate performance.

  1. FASB Delays Rule on Stock-Options Expensing

U.S. accounting rule-setters last week postponed implementation of a requirement that companies expense employee stock options.

  1. Finland Leads the Way in Competitiveness, U.S. Ranks Second

Finland remains the most competitive economy in the world and tops the rankings for the second consecutive year in The Global Competitiveness Report 2004-2005, released last week by the World Economic Forum.

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  1. Congress Redefines "Gimme" for Golfers

Critics of the new tax bill have called it "a pile of pork," pointing to the goodies handed out to businesses of all kinds, but one group that has escaped criticism are professional golfers.

  1. Study: Strong Growth Expected in Malaysian Outsourcing Market

Malaysia's IT outsourcing market is expected to expand at an annual growth rate of more than 27 percent over the next five years, according to a new study.

MORE RESOURCES...

  1. 401(k) Loan Boost Business Startups
  2. Google Offers Desktop Search for Email, Files and More
  3. Filing Deadlines Near for Section 527 Political Organizations
  4. IL CPA Society Announces Scholarship Programs for Future CPAs
  5. Financial Accounting Foundation Names Donald Young to FASB
  6. Teachers, Educators: Save Receipts for Reinstated Deduction
  7. Professionals Question Accuracy, Timeliness of Credit Ratings

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  1. Improving the Workplace: People Problems Perplex Supervisors

Research shows that supervisors do a much better job of handling job-related problems than they do handling people-related problems. One of two employees believes that their immediate supervisor does a poor job of solving problems such as motivational, emotional, and personal issues. Find out how your firm can improve these numbers.

  1. Lessons from Lawyers on How Not to Manage Staff

After placing last in American Lawyer's ranking of law firms a local law firm asked its staff the reasons for their discontent. Almost all the reasons could easily apply to accounting firms as well as law firms. Find out what this law firm uncovered.

  1. Forensic Accounting: A Basic Guide to the Profession

Forensic accounting has existed for many years. With the growing complexities of the business environment and the growing number of business related investigations, forensic accounting professionals are increasingly asked to assist in the investigation of financial and business related issues. Here's a how to guide of forensic accounting.

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