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Leadership

3 ways to keep your finance team engaged Logo cgma

  Neil Amato |   Free |   AICPA |   25 May 2015 |   CGMA.org

Craig Harnett, CPA, CGMA, the CFO of the National Hockey League, shares strategies he uses to engage his finance team of 44 employees in New York City and Montreal.

Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Leadership: Team building, Advanced

3 Comments/Reflections

Lauren Smith

Lauren Smith Mar 2016

Techniques applied to team to see how this works.

Claire Fox

Claire Fox Dec 2015

Good article. Brings to light the need for training and progression for finance staff.  

Getting new projects and tasks and bringing them through to completion is a driver for all staff.  People like to feel valued in their job and being offered new challenges would be a reflection of this. 

Lianda Van Zyl

Lianda Van Zyl Dec 2015

Align & Analyse of work. Work on special projects. Get out of your comfort zone. Challenge yourself and your staff. Encourage independent thinking let them give a solution. Don't spoon feed people. See more of what the whole operation/business entails. This will lead to better understanding