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Strategic Finance 2015


Provided by James R. Martin, Ph.D., CMA
Professor Emeritus, University of South Florida

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Adams, M. T., K. K. Inger and M. D. Meckfessel. 2015. Will intangibles trip you up? Financial restatements due to improper accounting for income taxes often come from mishandling indefinite-lived intangibles issues. Strategic Finance (November): 41-47.

Albright, T., B. Hudgens, P. E. Juras and B. Petty. 2015. Jenny's Cycle Components: Managing a lean supply chain. 2016 Student Case Competition. Strategic Finance (August): 70-77.

AlRaimi, H. 2015. Never give up. Strategic Finance (November): 64.

Amann, L. 2015. Nurturing student leaders while they have fun: Under the careful guidance of a faculty advisor, IMA student chapter members can develop and refine their leadership skills without even realizing it. Strategic Finance (August): 48-55.

Arms, D. 2015. Closing and opening doors successfully: Once you decide to leave your current job for another, make sure you follow some critical steps that will help you show your value to both employers. Strategic Finance (March): 48-53. (Resign gracefully: Inform your manager of your resignation. Follow up with a written letter of resignation. Tell your colleagues about your resignation. Be prepared to make a transition plan. Remain friendly and professional at all times. Accepting a counteroffer is rarely a good idea).

Arms, D. and T. Bercik. 2015. Filling jobs wisely: How companies use talent supply chain management to link human capital to business needs. Strategic Finance (June): 38-45.

Arms, D. and T. Bercik. 2015. Preparing for ASC 606: How to use change management to your advantage. Strategic Finance (November): 34-40. (Revenue recognition).

Bai, G., T. Kajiwara and J. Liu. 2015. The cost of manufacturing disruptions. Strategic Finance (December): 41-45.

Balbi, A. 2015. Careerdriver: Plan your future. Strategic Finance (November): 11. (

Balbi, A. 2015. IRS security breach update and News for whistleblowers. Strategic Finance (September): 13.

Balbi, A. 2015. Next-generation job candidates. Strategic Finance (October): 9.

Balbi, A. 2015. Update: Volkswagen scandal. Strategic Finance (December): 9.

Balbi, A. 2015. Young pros get a high-level view. Strategic Finance (December): 12-13.

Barlas, S. 2015. More time to pursue civil penalties, and Pushback on clawback reporting proposal. Strategic Finance (November): 13.

Barlas, S. 2015. Pay vs. performance and Redefining pension advice. Strategic Finance (October): 11.

Barlas, S. 2015. Updating regulation S-X, and PBGS rule riles pension sponsors. Strategic Finance (December): 11.

Bateman, G. M. 2015. Students, get involved. Strategic Finance (September): 64.

Beasley, M. S. and D. S. Showalter. 2015. ERM and sustainability: Together on the road ahead. Strategic Finance (March): 32-39.

Biggart, T. B. and J. W. Harden. 2015. The simplified home office deduction. Strategic Finance (June): 12, 14.

Boyle, D. M., J. F. Boyle and D. P. Mahoney. 2015. Avoiding the fraud mind-set. Strategic Finance (February): 40-46.

Boyle, D. M., J. F. Boyle, B. W. Carpenter and D. P. Mahoney. 2015. Operation Broken Gate: The SEC is holding gatekeepers accountable. Strategic Finance (January): 47-51.

Byrd, J. Jr., D. L. Smith and M. M. Helms. 2015. Time for a cure? This homespun remedy for healthcare cost inflammation could help reduce errors and fraudulent billings. Strategic Finance (September): 33-38.

Campbell, L. and L. C. Jones. 2015. The global fight against tax evasion. Strategic Finance (April): 14,16.

Campbell, L. and P. C. Smith. 2015. Keeping an eye on lady luck. Strategic Finance (October): 12, 14. (Gambling winnings).

Casey, J. and D. Wuestman. 2015. Lean leadership: Coaching to connect the dots. Strategic Finance (May): 23-25.

Castelluccio, M. 2015. A new Bluetooth in 2016. Strategic Finance (December): 55-56.

Castelluccio, M. 2015. Robot analysts and robot reporters. Strategic Finance (September): 55-57.

Castelluccio, M. 2015. Siri's competition. Strategic Finance (October): 55-57.

Castelluccio, M. 2015. The new Microsoft universe. Strategic Finance (November): 55-57.

Chen, Y., Z. Yu and T. W. Lin. 2015. How ZYSCO uses the balanced scorecard. Strategic Finance (January): 26-36.

Cohen, B. 2015. How automating accounts payable unlocks financial value. Strategic Finance (February): 30-34.

Cokins, G. 2015. Measuring and managing customer profitability. Strategic Finance (February): 22-29.

Cokins, G., J. Cherian and P. Schwer. 2015. Don't be stuck in the last century: It's time for management accountants to work with decision makers and give them the information they need to do their jobs. Strategic Finance (October): 26-33.

Cox, P. 2015. Access: 12 ways of Access. Strategic Finance (December): 60-61.

Cox, P. 2015. Access fill down. Strategic Finance (October): 60-61.

Cox, P. Access running totals. Strategic Finance (November): 60-61.

Crant, J. 2015. LinkedIn secrets that showcase your value. Strategic Finance (January): 19-20.

Curatola, A. P. and J. W. Rinier. 2015. Applying the understatement penalty. Strategic Finance (September): 14, 16.

Curatola, A. P. and J. W. Rinier. 2015. Supreme Court rules on Maryland tax credit. Strategic Finance (August): 14, 16.

Dalla Via, N. and G. Garbellotto. 2015. XBRL: Internal reporting with XBRL global ledger. Strategic Finance (October): 46-53.

Desroches, D. and R. Lawson. 2015. IMA's global salary survey. Strategic Finance (March): 22-31. (IMA Salary Calculators 2010-2014).

Donovan, R. 2015. Leading a successful team. Strategic Finance (September): 19-20.

Dzinkowski, R. 2015. Nonstop risk: How is your company protecting itself from the dangers of the constantly changing global landscape? Strategic Finance (May): 38-45.

Dzinkowski, R. 2015. What keeps CFOs up at night, 2015. Strategic Finance (January): 37-41.

Dzinkowski, R. 2015. What's next for corporate reporting? Strategic Finance (October): 40-45. (Bob Herz on integrated thinking and integrated reporting).

Edwards, S. P. 2015. Leading with style. Strategic Finance (July): 19-21.

Entwistle, G. and I. Bastiaansen. 2015. Variations in P/E: The price-earnings ratio is a simple calculation in theory, but it takes many forms in practice. Strategic Finance (November): 48-53.

Fish, M. W. and W. F. Miller. 2015. Brand X company's 300% tariff. A U.S. company wants to cut costs by importing products, but a high tariff might prevent it. Strategic Finance (July): 46-53.

French, G. R., B. Swartz and K. R. Taurman Jr. 2015. Want to teach college? Become an adjunct! Strategic Finance (December): 46-52.

Frigo, M. L. 2015. Breakthrough innovation and the CFO. Strategic Finance (December): 35-39.

Frigo, M. L. 2015. Collective genius and innovation: Everyone in the organization should collaborate. Strategic Finance (September): 21-23.

Frigo, M. L. and M. C. Ubelhart. 2015. CFO + Chro = Power pair: Working together, strategic finance and human resources executives can create great value for their companies by developing and analyzing human capital metrics. Strategic Finance (November): 26-33.

Gaynor, G., J. Morse and M. Pevzner. 2015. The crowd-funding effect: The SECs' crowdfunding rule will create new challenges for CFOs' Strategic Finance (October): 34-39.

Goldberg, S. and B. Bettinghaus. 2015. Everyday ethics: Tougher than you think. Strategic Finance (June): 46-53.

Goncalves, A. 2015. Soft side of building greatness. Strategic Finance (December): 10. (Book review).

Gray, D. 2015. Chip cards: Are consumers ready? Strategic Finance (May): 56-61.

Gupta, S., T. Lee and K. Kicklighter. 2015. Hiring the best: What do they want? Strategic Finance (January): 42-46.

Hargadon, J. M. and L. R. Fuller. 2015. Double up and stand out! Motivated undergraduate accounting students can follow this nine-step program to pass the CMA exam before graduation and the CPA exam within six months after graduation. Strategic Finance (August): 56-64.

Howell, J. 2015. Moving to the cloud. Strategic Finance (June): 30-37.

Jelen, B. 2015. Excel cash flow waterfall charts in Excel 2016. Strategic Finance (September): 58-59.

Jelen, B. 2015. Excel pivot tables and custom numbers. Strategic Finance (December): 58-59.

Jelen, B. 2015. Excel poorly formatted dates. Strategic Finance (November): 58-59.

Jelen, B. 2015. Excel: What's new in Excel 2016. Strategic Finance (October): 58-59.

Johnson, M. 2015. Sharpening your soft skills. Strategic Finance (January): 17-18.

Kaigler, B. 2015. What's your "It"? Strategic Finance (October): 64.

King, A. M. and U. Newman. 2015. Brand value: 'Hidden' asset in plain view. Strategic Finance (July): 22-29. (Eight steps to calculate brand value).

Kocakulah, M. and J. Powers. 2015. Saving money through wellness programs. Strategic Finance (December): 23-33.

Koch, R. 2015. Big data or big empathy? Strategic Finance (December): 62-63.

Kulesza, B. 2015. Leading global teams virtually. Strategic Finance (April): 19-21.

Le Guyader, L. P. 2015. The tale of a whale: The London whale trading scandal cost JPMorgan Chase & Co. a whopping $6 billion in trading losses and almost $1 billion in penalties. But some aspects of the trading portfolio should have sent warning signals - especially to management accountants. What went wrong? Strategic Finance (April): 40-47.

Lewis, O. S. 2015. Planning for your company's future. Strategic Finance (February): 17-18, 61.

Luster, P. 2015. Spice up your meetings. Strategic Finance (October): 10.

Mason, R. and S. Pippin. 2015. The standard deduction or itemized? Strategic Finance (December): 14, 16.

McNally, J. S. and V. H. Tophoff. 2015. Stacked in your favor: You can increase your chances for organizational success by upgrading your risk management and internal control. Strategic Finance (April): 30-39.

Mishler, C. 2015. The future of the internet of things. Strategic Finance (November): 62-63.

Mishler, C. 2015. Using your influences. Strategic Finance (November): 21-22. (Leadership).

Monterio, B. J. 2015. Integrated reporting: A chat with experts. Strategic Finance (February): 35-39. (The International Integrated Reporting council defines integrated reporting as "a process founded on integrated thinking that results in a periodic integrated report by an organization about value creation over time and related communications regarding aspects of value creation." See for more specifics).

Mulling, B. R. 2015. Networking: Some things never change. Strategic Finance (August): 6.

Mulling, B. R. 2015. Putting the professional in young professional. Strategic Finance (October): 6.

Mulling, B. R. 2015. Supporting your career path. Strategic Finance (July): 6.

Mulling, B. R. 2015. Take your student membership to the next level. Strategic Finance (September): 6.

Mulling, B. R. 2015. The future looks bright. Strategic Finance (December): 6.

Mulling, B. R. 2015. Your global association. Strategic Finance (November): 6.

Murphy, G. 2015. A vision for the future. Strategic Finance (October): 62-63. (Using the most current technology).

Nogler, G. E. 2015. Working with auditors: Tips and traps. Strategic Finance (July): 38-45.

Pandey, J. 2015. A multidimensional career path. Strategic Finance (December): 64.

Parcells, S. 2015. Intercompany transactions snowball: How to cope. Strategic Finance (April): 48-53.

Parks, L. C. 2015. Ben Mulling always setting new goals: IMA's trailblazing new chair has big plans for the organization. Strategic Finance (August): 26-31.

Pedneault, S. and B. K. P. Kramer. 2015. Shattered trust: Fraud in the family. Strategic Finance (May): 46-55.

Peterson, R. and T. Quinn. 2015. Will you be paying by, check, or bitcoin. Strategic Finance (February):.10, 12, 61.

Pope, K. R. 2015. Overhauling ethics education: Engaging students digitally will give them a better learning experience and will help them remember the lessons throughout their careers. Strategic Finance (August): 40-47. (Recommends adopting a multimedia learning approach, integrating digital badging, promoting social learning, and incorporating microlearning platforms. For more on digital badges see Alliance for Excellent Education: Expanding education and workforce opportunities through digital badges and DigitalBadges.pdf).

Ratigan, J. 2015. Communicating like a leader. Strategic Finance (December): 19-21.

Rinter, J. W. 2015. Continuing education requirements for annual filing season program tax preparers. Strategic Finance (January): 15-16, 61.

Rinier, J. W. and A. P. Curatola. 2015. Reporting a foreign gift or bequest. Strategic Finance (July): 14, 16.

Rinier, J. W. and A. P. Curatola. 2015. Taxpayers and identity theft. Strategic Finance (March): 14, 16.

Rinier, J. W. and A. P. Curatola. 2015. The Able Act. Strategic Finance (November): 14, 16. (Related to investments for a disabled person).

Ritter, S. and L. Watson. 2015. The basics of mobile computing. Strategic Finance (September): 62-63.

Ryan, J. 2015. Jump-start students' careers: Outstanding students can spark successful careers with the exciting new IMA Accounting Honor Society (IAHS) and IMA Leadership Experience programs. Strategic Finance (August): 65-69. (IMA has 13,044 student members around the world. Globally there are 132 student chapters. Twenty-five Universities have been recognized by the IMA higher education endorsement program and 489 students have been inducted into the IAHS since 2015. For information about IMA's student scholarships, awards, and competitions see

Samuel, S. 2015. CCA: A new pathway for accounting majors. Penn State has introduced a program that prepares students for a career in management accounting. Strategic Finance (August): 32-39. (New Corporate Control and Analysis (CCA) Certificate Program for accounting careers in industry, consulting, and advisory services. Many accounting students don't know that most accounting graduates who start their careers in public accounting move to industry within three to five years and that the overwhelming majority of accountants work outside the public accounting profession).

Schiff, J., H Rozen and A. Schiff. 2015. Asset capitalization thresholds: Is diversity a good thing? Strategic Finance (July): 30-37.

Scott, J. 2015. Optimizing big data. Strategic Finance (November): 12.

Scott, K. L. 2015. Succeed at change. Strategic Finance (May): 21-22.

Shapiro, D. M. 2015. Beyond the courtroom: The use of forensic accountants shouldn't be limited only to legal proceedings. They can help companies uncover and address a number of concerns. Strategic Finance (September): 46-53.

Silberstein, G. S. 2015. To expense or not to expense: Recent IRS regulations provide a safe harbor for small companies to expense relatively inexpensive items. But the maximum value of items depends on whether the company has an acceptable financial statement. Strategic Finance (August): 23-24.

Smith, S. S. 2015. Go for the gold: There are many ways that young professionals can make a difference in the workplace and create a positive image. Strategic Finance (October): 21-22.

Stark-Jones, C. and J. Kuba. 2015. Federal regulations 101. Strategic Finance (November): 23-24.

Stone, E. 2015. Digital badges: A hot career booster. Strategic Finance (June): 19-20. (According to Stone a recognized credentialing organization issues digital badges and those who receive them can post their digital badges on LinkedIn using a procedure provided in LinkedIn's help section. For example, IMA issues digital badges to members in the IMA leadership recognition program (, and to students in the new IMA Accounting Honor Society program ( Students and others might want to look into this. For more on digital badges see Mozilla wiki - Badges at

Strategic Finance. 2015. Accountant's future today. Strategic Finance (November): 11. (Joint IMA-ACCA web site

Strategic Finance. 2015. Write CMA exam questions. Strategic Finance (October): 9.

Stroh, P. J. 2015. Advancing innovation: What's your role? Strategic Finance (September): 24-31.

Stroh, P. J. 2015. Powerboats vs. sailboats: How do you lead? Powerboats require one driver, whereas sailboats require a team of sailors led by a captain. How you lead determines the wake you leave behind. Strategic Finance (October): 19-20.

Tarasovich, B. and B. Lyons. 2015. What's in your leadership toolbox? Strategic Finance (March): 40-47.

Taylor, A. and A. Puckett. 2015. Fast and lean! The Fastcap story: Founder and CEO Paul Akers has built a company culture that embraces change and continuous improvement by using lean concepts. Strategic Finance (May): 30-37.

Thomas, H. 2015. Sustainability reporting: A limited set of sustainability accounting metrics tied to fundamental, industry-specific value drivers can be integrated into a firm's core strategy more easily. Strategic Finance (October): 23-24.

Thomson, J. C. 2015. Delivering on promises to members. Strategic Finance (November): 8.

Thomson, J. C. 2015. Driving forward with conviction. Strategic Finance (September): 8.

Thomson, J. C. 2015. Innovation: Now in IMA's DA. Strategic Finance (July): 8.

Venkatraman, S. 2015. Business partnering: When does it work? Strategic Finance (February): 47-53.

Verschoor, C. C. 2015. IFAC updates code of ethics. Strategic Finance (February): 13-14. (International Ethics Standard Board).

Verschoor, C. C. 2015. Overcoming the fraud triangle. Strategic Finance (July): 17-18.

Verschoor, C. C. 2015. Oversight of credit raters still lacks teeth. Strategic Finance (March): 17-18.

Verschoor, C. C. 2015. The pay-for-performance misnomer. Strategic Finance (January): 12-14.

Verschoor, C. C. 2015. The student debt crisis. Strategic Finance (September): 17-18.

Verschoor, C. C. 2015. The trouble with earnings management. Strategic Finance (December): 17-18.

Verschoor, C. C. 2015. Three pillars of fraud deterrence and detection: A strong tone at the top, increased skepticism, and robust communication within the financial reporting process help deter fraud. Strategic Finance (April): 17-18.

Verschoor, C. C. 2015. Too big to jail? Banks and financial companies are being prosecuted and penalized for large-scale frauds and unethical actions, but the people behind these events still aren't facing jail time. Strategic Finance (October): 16, 18.

Verschoor, C. C. 2015. Tools for ethical success. Strategic Finance (May): 19-20.

Verschoor, C. C. 2015. Toshiba's toxic culture. Strategic Finance (November): 18, 20.

Verschoor, C. C. 2015. Whistleblowers take big risks. Strategic Finance (August): 17-18.

Verschoor, C. C. 2015. Why are only teachers jailed for cheating? Strategic Finance (June): 15-16.

Vincent, J. A. 2015. Building a strong board. Strategic Finance (February): 8.

Vincent, J. A. 2015. Fully engaged. Strategic Finance (January): 8.

Vincent, J. A. 2015. IMA's 20/20 vision. Strategic Finance (April): 8.

Vincent, J. A. 2015. Our publishing legacy. Strategic Finance (March): 8.

Vincent, J. A. 2015. The importance of respect. Strategic Finance (May): 8.

Vincent, J. A. 2015. The journey accelerates. Strategic Finance (June): 6.

Walker, P. L., W. G. Shenkir and T. L. Barton. 2015. Establish a risk challenge culture. Strategic Finance (April): 22-29.

Weaver, S. C. and D. Whitney. 2015. The global growth of the CMA. Strategic Finance (May): 26, 28-29.

White, L. R. 2015. Building a peer-to-peer team. Strategic Finance (March): 19-20.

Whitney, D. 2015. When to take the CMA exam. Strategic Finance (August): 19-20.

Wieland, D. 2015. A teachable point of view. People who focus on winning and leading their teams will be successful in their business. Strategic Finance (June): 17-18.

Wolf, R. 2015. Broken budgets? Don't worry. There are several ways to fix your PB&F process and build value for your company. Strategic Finance (June): 22-29. (Pressing need for major change in planning, budgeting and forecasting).

Wolf, R. 2015. Free up cash: These cross-functional best practices can help your company manage working capital effectively to meet the challenges of a global economy. Strategic Finance (September): 39-45.

Wuestman, D. and J. Casey. 2015. Lean leadership: Sustaining long-term process change. Strategic Finance (February): 15-16, 61.

Zhiying, C. Z. 2015. A system of growth: An innovative system for implementing company strategy allows companies in China to realize growth in a short time frame. Strategic Finance (August): 21-22. (The "String of Pearls" system links strategy, finance, and human resources).