Improving processes to improve results
Continuous improvement is a pillar of continuous accounting – an approach to managing finance and accounting organizations that makes improving the department’s effectiveness practical by increasing its efficiency. A business culture that has embraced and internalized continuous improvement sets increasingly rigorous objectives, reviews performance vis-a-vis those objectives and makes addressing shortcomings a departmental priority.
Continuous improvement can be challenging in finance departments, because a bedrock principle in accounting is consistency. But improving methods need not conflict with achieving consistent results. Download the Viewpoint, and improve your continuous accounting today.