Category Archives: Accounting

New Global Wiley Press Room Launches!

October 2, 2009 – The new global Wiley Press Room has launched. To continue receiving the latest news from Wiley, please visit: http://www.wiley.com/go/press. Advertisements

BILLIONS OF DROPS IN MILLIONS OF BUCKETS: Why Philanthropy Doesn’t Advance Social Progress

June 26, 2009 – “Goldberg calls for more ‘performance-driven philanthropy,’ where nonprofits are rewarded based on their results, in place of the current dysfunction. It is an important call and a valuable contribution to discussions about how to improve nonprofits in the U.S. and internationally.” —Martin Brookes, Chief Executive, New Philanthropy Capital June 26, 2009 […]

A PHILANTROPIC COVENANT WITH BLACK AMERICA

April 13, 2009 – From marquee foundations dispensing the fortunes of corporate titans, to family foundations supporting causes close to a founder’s heart, to community foundations striving to make a difference at home, the philanthropic sector offers vast resources to tackle the world’s most pressing problems. But, while people of color make up one-third of […]

CONVERGENCE GUIDEBOOK FOR CORPORATE FINANCIAL REPORTING

March 24, 2009 – For accountants, the word “convergence” has two related meanings. First, convergence refers to the ongoing efforts of accounting standard-setters in the United States and around the world to eliminate differences in accounting standards among countries. Second, convergence refers to the absence of differences in accounting standards among countries. As a result […]

“Jon is an inspired fundraiser: wise, inventive, energetic, irrepressible. If you want to understand philanthropy, if you want a rare glimpse into the fine art of fundraising, or if you want to be charmed out of your pocketbook for causes great and small, Jon is your man.”

PHILANTHROPY IN A FLAT WORLD INSPIRATION THROUGH GLOBALIZATION March 19, 2009 – Fundraising is the primary way that nonprofit organizations obtain the money for their operations. For fundraisers, in the last few years the world has not just shrunk, it has positively pancaked. It is an ever-changing environment, and as it changes the demands of […]

ESSENTIALS OF FOREIGN EXCHANGE TRADING

March 19, 2009 – If you’re looking to comprehend what foreign exchange trading entails, then this is the book for you! This currency trading book gives readers real, practical information on how to trade the foreign exchange market profitably. It begins by covering introductory information on the foreign exchange market and trading strategies and explaining […]

BUSINESS AGILITY: Sustainable Prosperity in a Relentlessly Competitive World

March 10, 2009 – The global economy squeezes profit margins more efficiently than ever before. Unfortunately, the relentless pursuit of industrial efficiency no longer yields the profits it once did because general ‘business predictability’ no longer exists. Instead, the Internet and global video and telecom systems provide a massive and continuous flow of data that […]

LISTENING TO THE FUTURE: Why It’s Everybody’s Business

December 18, 2008 – Every organization wants to know what is coming next. Powerful dynamics are at work throughout the world and understanding the trends, emergent technologies, and uncertainties is critical when planning the way forward. It is especially important as we navigate through the current economic crisis facing individuals, companies, even governments. New from […]

CAUSEWIRED: Plugging In, Getting Involved, Changing the World

With eloquence and enthusiasm borne of deep experience in the world of social change and philanthropy, Tom Watson describes the intersection of causes and technology and shares a compelling vision of a philanthropic future powered by the social web. This is an essential book about one of the Internet’s most important functions: bringing people together […]

THE BUSINESS-ORIENTED CIO: A Guide to Market-Driven Management

November 18, 2008 – Fifty years after the birth of corporate computing, Information Technology (IT) is still characterized by 50-70% project failure rates, massive budget overruns, and constantly dissatisfied users. In fact, the turnover rate in the CIO (Chief Information Officer) position is so high, the initials are said to really stand for “Career Is […]

NAMING RIGHTS Explores the Increasing Trend Toward Selling the Naming Rights of Non-Profit Buildings and Facilities

September 15, 2008 – In 2007 the sale of “naming rights” brought an estimated $4 billion in revenue to the nonprofit sector. Naming rights are the right to name a piece of property, either tangible property or an event, in exchange for financial considerations. Institutions like schools, places of worship, and hospitals have a tradition […]

Are the critical operations of American businesses safer today than on 9/11?

NEW BOOK BY DISASTER PREVENTION AND RECOVERY EXPERT, RONALD H. BOWMAN, OFFERS PROTECTION AGAINST BUSINESS INTERRUPTION AND LOSS OF CRITICAL DATA Business Continuity Planning for Data Centers and Systems: A Strategic Implementation Guide September 15, 2008 – Nearly seven years post 9/11, are American financial institutions’ critical operations and data safer today? Are they protected […]

RISK AND SECURITY MANAGEMENT

September 15, 2008 – Security industry analyst Equitable Services has estimated that the security market could be valued at $300 billion by 2010, fueled by rapid intelligence needs and physical service requirements especially in remote, volatile, and commercially hostile environments. When operating in these conditions, the corporate enterprise needs a fundamental understanding of risk and […]

Reynold Levy, President of Lincoln Center, Publishes How-to-Guide to Effective Fundraising

“Reynold Levy is a master at persuading people to give money—lots of money—to worthy causes. Now he shares his wisdom with us all—and at a bargain price!” —Tom Brokaw, Interim Moderator of NBC Meet the Press, former anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News “Ren Levy is the master of his trade. He can […]

SERVICE ORIENTED ARCHITECTURE

Field Guides for Executives September 1st, 2008 — Service-oriented architecture (SOA) is a promising technology strategy supported by major vendors such as Microsoft, IBM, SAP and Oracle. The foundation of SOA is built upon a collection of applications that can run on any platform and they offer the various services users’ need, while requiring minimal […]