This is the second installment of "The CFO Journal", a series from The Management Blog by BeeBole. In each post, CFOs of different ages, backgrounds, and industries will share their experience, advice, and the challenges they face as a Chief Financial Officer. Today, Alex Sotelo talks about his positive team culture, and the difficulties of balancing global expansion with caring for your core market.
What does the future of work look like? According to major analysis, the workplace won’t be radically altered over the next few years but “augmented.” Robots will do our busy work. Artificial intelligence systems will be our collaborators. And the gig economy will become a contingent workforce that needs full-time-caliber management. The kind of change we’re currently seeing in the workplace is unprecedented in its rate and scope. How are companies preparing for this? What are the implications?
“The CFO Journal” is a new series from The Management Blog by BeeBole, where financial leaders and CFOs of different ages, backgrounds, and industries share their experience, advice, and the challenges they face as a Chief Financial Officer. After nearly a decade as CFO, Markus Lipp of Kongregate talks about being open, setting expectations, and showing your team how to improve.
To do it or not to do it? That is the question many companies ask when it comes to employee monitoring and hundreds of articles have already discussed about it. But we think the question should be moved forward: "ok, to do it but how?" "Can we monitor everything?" "Should we oblige our talent to go time tracking with screen capturing for instance?" "Where do we set the limits as managers and human beings to find a balance between the needs of our companies and the expectations of our employees?"