The Business Roundtable, made up of CEOs from some of the biggest corporations, has adopted a statement that says maximizing shareholder value should not be the only priority of businesses. The statement says companies should also consider the well-being of employees, suppliers and the environment. For information on enhanced business reporting, visit the AICPA Financial Reporting Center page devoted to the topic.
To build an employee-development program, you must take stock of the business goals, both at the C-level and among employees, and speak with workers, writes James Scott. Avoid one-size-fits-all training options, create a clear timeline of expectations and be willing to adjust the program as needed, he writes.
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