Inside Stryker’s M&A Growth Strategy

With soaring M&A expected in the post-COVID climate, CFOs would be wise to borrow a page from Stryker, which doubled revenue through dealmaking. CEO Kevin Lobo shares a detailed breakdown of how they do it.

The Strategic Downsizing

Downsizing in an economic crisis is appropriate, but cuts need to be strategic or they can be disastrous for future succession and growth.

Are You Retreating or Accelerating Through the Recession?

Different kinds of crises require different responses. Below, a five-step strategy for identifying and seizing opportunities in the pandemic—and thriving.

Use The Crisis to Pivot to Where Your Customers Are Going

Regardless of the shape of the recovery curve, one thing is sure: CFOs must make these five big shifts if they are to have a brighter—or any— future.

Analyzing Product and Customer Profitability

Every company is eager to grow and to drive profits, but all too often business managers fail to recognize when those two goals may be mutually exclusive. In some instances, simply adding customers to...

The Deal “Tax”

They call it the “deal tax”: When a public company announces a merger or acquisition, it is greeted with one, two or half a dozen lawsuits, sometimes drafted and filed within hours of the...


Being A Great Boss Matters More Than Ever

At a time when employees are leaving their jobs in record numbers, focusing on the relationship between leaders and direct reports is critical.


CFOs Say Better Use Of Data Needed To Push Innovation, New Poll Reveals

Nearly three-quarters of CFOs polled say their company aspires to outperform peers in the race for insightful data, but only 33 percent believe they’re currently ahead of the competition.