Sharpen Your Decision Making

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Good decisions usually require both hard facts and a well-grounded hunch. Here’s how to identify and leverage your intuition style

Improvisation, supported by robust IT systems, is one way to deal with disruptions that you just can’t plan for
Analytics is a hot topic in boardrooms but a survey shows intuition and experience are still highly valued
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When positioning their own store brands, retailers benefit from knowing what consumers look for. When does it make sense for them to share these insights with national brands?

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Toronto’s Yorkdale Shopping Centre mines a bonanza of visitor information for retail gold

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We are in the middle of a winner-take-all industrial revolution powered in part by artificial intelligence. Many of our leading companies and employers are blowing it
How commercialized strategies draw students to the Big Four ahead of the auditing profession itself
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Good decisions usually require both hard facts and a well-grounded hunch. Here’s how to identify and leverage your intuition style
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AI-powered algorithms can scan loan applications for words that are red flags
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Companies can use “connected directors” to lessen the influence of proxy advisory firms on mutual fund firms
Ever walk a mile in your customers’ shoes? Here’s how to figure out what really makes them loyal and keep coming back for more
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Positive attitudes and "poster projects" go only so far. Better communications, training, and engagement will embed real gains
Once they are on the other side of the desk, they can undermine audit quality and independence
How former auditors from the Big Four navigate the professional and emotional minefield to private industry
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Searching for a mental health connection when leaders are missing in action

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