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CFO Leadership Approaches to Driving Innovation

Published: 14 March 2019

ID: G00707321

Analyst(s): Finance Research Team


CFOs drive innovation by creating a process where the CFO leads idea generators to enhance their innovation ideas and acts as an “innovation champion.”

Table Of Contents

How CFOs Can Lead Innovation

Foster Innovation Through Process

Atlantic Media’s Innovation Accelerator Process

Posture as an Innovation Enabler

Tribridge’s CFO as an Innovation Enabler

Atlantic Media’s CFO Posture Model


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