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NewsHow a Big U.S. Chip Maker Gave China the ‘Keys to the Kingdom’ Pin
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NewsBoeing's 737 Max Software Outsourced to $9-an-Hour Engineers Pin
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David A. Gray29-Jun-19 7:07
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Mark_Wallace wrote:
OriginalGriff wrote:
the only department that is never outsourced is the accountancy dept?
... Which would actually be the easiest and least risk department to outsource.


Not really!

Since accounting departments are entrusted with so many trade secrets, it's the last department you want to outsource, although you might get away with limited outsourcing of some of its lower-level clerical work.

Although I began my career as an accountant, I cringe whenever I see the accountants take over another big company, because the result is almost invariably that the focus shifts to reducing costs at the expense of almost everything else that matters. There is a sound reason that the Chief Financial Officer reports to the Chief Executive Officer. There are exceptions, of course, but it is reasonably safe to say that when an accountant becomes the CEO, the company is probably doomed.
David A. Gray
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NewsApple’s chief design officer, Jony Ive, is leaving the company Pin
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NewsMIT’s new interactive machine learning prediction tool could give everyone AI superpowers Pin
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