How Can I Choose Management Software That’s Right for My Church?

Strategy Driven

And you can market your events on social media directly from within the application. They produce the GAAP principles which state how non-profits should have a fund accounting system in place. Topics include strategy, monitoring, execution, and smart marketing.

Calculating the Market Value of Leadership

Harvard Business Review

In recent years, investors have learned that defining the market value of a firm cannot just be based on finances. GAAP and FASB standards require financial reporting of earnings, cash flow, and profitability – all measures that investors have traditionally examined. But recently, these financial outcomes have been found to predict only about 50% of a firm’s market value. Financial markets Performance measurement Leadership


Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

A Blueprint for Digital Companies’ Financial Reporting

Harvard Business

On June 25, 2018, Facebook lost market capitalization of more than $100 billion in just two hours of trading after it announced its quarterly performance, despite exceeding analysts’ earnings forecasts. When multiple players compete for the same space, revenues indicate the progress towards achieving market leadership that creates the dominant protocol for industry partners, suppliers, and customers. (In Finance & Accounting Financial markets Technology Digital Article


Why We Need to Update Financial Reporting for the Digital Era

Harvard Business

The market caps of just four companies, Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, and Microsoft, now exceed $3 trillion. Their combined assets of $944 billion are an order of magnitude lower than the combined assets of $7,700 billion of the largest 3,177 companies in 1986, when the aggregate market capitalization reached $3 trillion for the first time. CFOs of these companies themselves admit that they cannot justify their market capitalizations based on traditional metrics.


How B2B Software Vendors Can Help Their Customers Benchmark

Harvard Business

Neustar’s MarketShare software makes it possible for customers to measure the effects of their marketing programs and compare them to other firms. At the same time that data mirrors and scoring have emerged in the corporate world, capital markets are becoming increasingly interested in the analysis of alternative data sets. Active investors such as hedge funds seek to outperform the market and index providers. Market research Technology Digital Article

Why Leaders Are Still So Hesitant to Invest in New Business Models

Harvard Business

Consider the dramatic shift in the types of assets that create market value. According to Ocean Tomo, a consulting firm focused on intellectual capital, physical assets (plant, property, and equipment) made up more than 80% of the market value of the S&P 500 in 1975. Today, the majority of market value is made up of intangible assets (networks, platforms, intellectual property, customer relationships, big data) more than physical assets.

The Dangers of Digital Protectionism

Harvard Business

Still others hope to create market barriers for global companies — a form of digital protectionism. follows Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), developed through a rules-based approach. Philippe Intraligi/Getty Images. Many governments are currently rethinking their policies regarding cross-border data flows.


Midsized Firms Can Survive a Cash Crisis

Harvard Business Review

Large companies rarely face this growth killer since most of them maintain deep cash reserves, have access to the financial markets, and possess the financial discipline to react long before a crash. Midsized companies need to be far more cash-conscious — even penurious — when their markets go sour. economy (especially the real estate market) fell off the end of the table. Operational meltdowns can devour a midsized company’s cash.


The U.S. Corporate Tax Code Is Broken. How Should We Fix It?

Harvard Business Review

FInally, the latitude afforded corporations in reporting profits distinctively to capital markets and tax authorities undercuts the credibility of the tax system and sows confusion and scope for opportunism for our managers. On Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook testified in front of the Congressional Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations as a part of their look into the company''s corporate tax practices — according to Sen.