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Centralized vs. Decentralized Organizational Structure

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Sherry Rahbar, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Weighing the relative merits of a centralized vs. decentralized organizational structure is important as the outcome forms the basic business framework and how decisions will … Continue reading

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Should You Use CapEx or OpEx for IT Investments?

This week’s post and full article are by Sherry Rahbar, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Whether Los Angeles and Southern California executives should use CapEx or OpEx for IT investments is dependent on weighing the pros and cons of both. While … Continue reading

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Why Accrual Accounting Is Preferable to Cash Accounting

This week’s post and full article are by Michael K. Menerey, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. While executives at Los Angeles and Southern California businesses are aware of both cash basis accounting (“cash accounting”) and accrual basis accounting (“accrual accounting”), many … Continue reading

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What is Benchmarking – and Why Is It Important?

While many Los Angeles and Southern California executives measure company performance by monitoring key performance indicators (or KPIs), this is just a first step. Benchmarking is the process of comparing your business’ KPIs or other performance indicators to an objective … Continue reading

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Should You Consider Growth Through Acquisition?

There are two primary ways that CEOs and CFOs can grow their businesses. One is by increasing sales, a strategy that is often referred to as internal or “organic” growth. The other is by buying or acquiring another business. One … Continue reading

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Adopting the 52-53 Week Fiscal Year

In contemporary Western society we are all familiar with the 12-month, 365-day year. This system, known as the Gregorian calendar, was established in 1582 by Pope Gregory XIII to coincide with Earth’s orbit around the Sun. However, while suitable for … Continue reading

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