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    Role of the Financial Manager

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    Read the two articles below, look for newer articles on the subject by browsing the web and then write a two-page paper answering the following question:

    Do you think finance departments are the best place to train future CEOs?

    Include a discussion of both the pros and cons of hiring a CFO to be CEO. Try to cite at least three articles in your paper in support of your arguments in favor of and against hiring a CFO to be a CEO. Remember to include a reference list and to refer to the articles you use in the body of your paper.

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    Do you think finance departments are the best place to train future CEOs?

    Include a discussion of both the pros and cons of hiring a CFO to be CEO. Try to cite at least three articles in your paper in support of your arguments in favor of and against hiring a CFO to be a CEO. Remember to include a reference list and to refer to the articles you use in the body of your paper.

    The finance departments are not the best place to train future CEO. The reason is that the persons in the finance departments have an expertise of developing finance, accounting, billing and auditing procedures. They develop a deep insight into the financial position of the company, are capable of prescribing cost control, develop plans, set up budgets, and understand compliance requirements of the law. The finance department teaches its personnel to develop and direct the implementation of strategic business, assist in getting licenses, insurance, and provide support during policy making. The financial manager learns to ...

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