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Digital Innovation: A Catalyst And Enabler Of Achieving Business Sustainability, Clarence Goh, Gary Pan, Poh Sun Seow, Shankararaman, Venky Jul 2021

Digital Innovation: A Catalyst And Enabler Of Achieving Business Sustainability, Clarence Goh, Gary Pan, Poh Sun Seow, Shankararaman, Venky

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Today, many companies are actively incorporating sustainability principles into their business strategies. This movement is likely to have resulted from an ongoing shift in the demands and behaviours of customers, employees, partners, governments, investors and other stakeholders that expect companies to act with integrity and in a way that benefits wider society. The emphasis on achieving sustainability goals has led to increasing adoption of “triple bottom line”, which suggests that companies ought to pay attention to more than just the bottom-line, but also measure their environmental and societal impacts that may help to achieve long-term business growth. Typically, companies with …


Preparing Accountants Of The Future: A Programme In Accounting Data And Analytics, Poh Sun Seow, Clarence Goh, Gary Pan Jul 2021

Preparing Accountants Of The Future: A Programme In Accounting Data And Analytics, Poh Sun Seow, Clarence Goh, Gary Pan

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The accounting profession is rapidly evolving due to technological innovations. Technologies such as the Internet of things, smart sensors, cloud computing, robotics, and artificial intelligence are combining to disrupt the way that businesses operate. It is predicted that, over the next decade, information technology (IT) will significantly transform the accounting profession.


Embracing Digital Transformation In Accounting And Finance, Poh Sun Seow, Clarence Goh, Gary Pan, Melvin Yong, Joanna Chek Jul 2021

Embracing Digital Transformation In Accounting And Finance, Poh Sun Seow, Clarence Goh, Gary Pan, Melvin Yong, Joanna Chek

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Digital transformation involves the integration of digital technologies and business processes. Recent developments in digital technologies have provided organisations with the tools to embark on digital transformation encompassing a wide range of business processes and activities. Organisations that can leverage on technology to digitally transform themselves stand to put themselves at a significant competitive advantage relative to their competitors.


Raising The Bar 2: Challenges To Productivity Initiatives In The Finance And Accounting Function, Clarence Goh Nov 2014

Raising The Bar 2: Challenges To Productivity Initiatives In The Finance And Accounting Function, Clarence Goh

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Faced with a tightening labour supply, raising productivity has become an increasingly important issue for manybusinesses in Singapore. To understand how this impacts on the F&A functions of businesses, the Instituteof Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) collaborated with Robert Half to survey over 550 senior financeexecutives in Singapore and also the region to understand the focus of F&A functions of businesses andcorporations regarding raising productivity and effectiveness. Our findings are presented in a series of three reportswith the following themes – (1) Trends in implementing productivity initiatives, (2) Challenges faced in implementingproductivity initiatives, and (3) Essential skills and training needed to …


Managing The Accounting And Finance Function – Productivity Trends And Focus, Clarence Goh Oct 2014

Managing The Accounting And Finance Function – Productivity Trends And Focus, Clarence Goh

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We found that firms in Singapore, HongKong, Japan, and China tend to favourstaff-related initiatives over processrelatedones when looking to raiseproductivity, with this being relativelymore prominent in the more developedeconomies of Singapore, Hong Kongand Japan.


Raising The Bar: Trends In Implementing Productivity Initiatives In The Finance And Accounting Function, Clarence Goh Oct 2014

Raising The Bar: Trends In Implementing Productivity Initiatives In The Finance And Accounting Function, Clarence Goh

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Faced with a tightening labour supply, raising productivity has become an increasingly important issue for manybusinesses in Singapore. To understand how this impacts the finance and accounting functions of businesses,the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) collaborated with Robert Half to survey over 550senior finance executives in Singapore and also the region to understand the focus of finance and accountingfunctions of businesses regarding raising productivity of these departments or functional units.