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Strategy, risk and innovation

The CFO and strategy

Author: Business and Management Faculty

Published: 08 Dec 2020

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Many CFOs take a leading role in driving business strategy. Our first report explores the nature of strategy, particularly how CFOs balance planning and opportunism. We then consider the various aspects of the CFO's role in strategy. In subsequent resources we will examine how CFOs can develop their strategic thinking and then look at approaches to strategy execution.

What can we learn from current CFOs? From the diagram below you can explore the insights we have gathered, from members and other experts, to help CFOs and aspiring CFOs craft an appropriate strategic role.
Read our other articles in this series on how CFOs can best contribute to strategy.