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TheGAAP.net & TFN Present: Better Networking! Sponsored by: Jeffrey Gregory – Just days to go!!

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TheGAAP.net & TFN Present: Better Networking!!                Sponsored by: Jeff Gregory of Desjardins Financial Security Investments Inc. Free Raffle Prize: Garmin Dash Cam 35 Better Networking. A special TheGAAP.net / TFN Dinner event on Tue Sept 26, 2017 at 6pm, devoted to giving you the tools to be better at Networking and Enjoy it

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Performance Management maximizes the likelihood of meeting objectives.

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A. Comprehensive definition of performance management Performance Management (PM) is a continuous process that involves a collection of integrated activities aimed at ensuring company objectives are met. Business research has revealed that over 50% of work done in organizations directly conflicts with the organization’s strategic goals and priorities. Find out how to get employees back on task. Business research also

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Perception or Reality:  Auditor Independence And Objectivity

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Rocky J. Dwyer, PhD, FCPA, CPA, FCMA, CMA   Independence is considered by many to be of paramount importance to the effectiveness of the audit function and increasingly, the public, media critics and regulatory agencies have questioned if auditors are sufficiently independent of their clients in fact and appearance.  While the private and public sectors acknowledge the importance of auditor

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Are you ready for that next senior accounting position?

Are you ready for that next senior accounting position?

Whether you’ve started or your months away, now is the time to get started. Do you have a job description? If you don’t you could start by doing a search online for any relevant job descriptions. Try getting two or three and consolidate all the different duties. Then review to make sure that all the important duties are there. This

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Personal Branding – 5 Ways to Cultivate Your Online Presence

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It isn’t hard to understand why your online presence is very important. A large part of the Internet today is social media. It has become almost an expectation for individuals and corporations to have an online presence. This expectation is so powerful that any individual or organization that lacks an online presence loses a certain amount of credibility. This is

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Creating an Accountability Framework to Support Performance Measurement

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Article by: Rocky J. Dwyer, PhD, FCPA, FCMA An Accountability Framework should be the product of deliberate and strategic –decision-making, based on an understanding of the organization, its objectives, operating environment and culture.  In the past, accountability referred largely to the processes followed, the inputs used, and the outputs produced. This focus was consistent with the more traditional view of

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Assertive Behaviour Works At Work!

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Assertive behaviour is a useful communication tool that can work for you. Being assertive helps you increase your self esteem, make effective decisions, and improve your communication skills. Being assertive is not being aggressive! An aggressive approach is: “I’m ok, you’re not.” An assertive approach is: “I’m ok, and you’re ok too!” Sometimes speaking up for yourself can be challenging.

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Exposure Draft and comment letters—Property, Plant and Equipment—Proceeds before Intended Use (Proposed amendments to IAS 16)

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The International Accounting Standards Board has proposed narrow scope amendments to IAS 16 Property, Plant and Equipment to reduce the diversity in application of the Standard. As reported by The Standard. IAS 16 establishes principles for recognising and measuring items of property, plant and equipment as assets. The proposed amendments would prohibit deducting sales proceeds from the cost of an

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