(c) The Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada. Contact CPA Canada for permission to reproduce this article., Careers, Ethics

Short-term pain for long-term gain

By Karen Wensley While firing a high performer may hurt in the short term, keeping them will hurt even more if they’re a cheat or a bully. In February, Susan Fowler, an engineer who had recently resigned from Uber, published a now-famous blog. In it, she provided details of ongoing harassment and sexist behaviour that… Read More Short-term pain for long-term gain

(c) The Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada. Contact CPA Canada for permission to reproduce this article., Careers, Strategic Management

Ready, willing and able

By Diane Peters People with physical or intellectual disabilities are shining in the workplace. Here’s how your business can benefit from hiring differently abled folks. Tracy Brennan has spina bifida and walks with a cane, but her condition hasn’t held her back professionally. The accountant and EY’s managing partner of central Canada assurance services based… Read More Ready, willing and able

(c) The Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada. Contact CPA Canada for permission to reproduce this article., Health

Stress: what is it good for?

By Lisa van de Geyn Turns out it’s good for a few things. If you learn to control it, stress can be a boon, not a burden. It’s tax season but for Gwyneth James, it might as well be Christmas. Her small but busy firm, Cody & James Chartered Professional Accountants in Peterborough, Ont., is abuzz… Read More Stress: what is it good for?

(c) The Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada. Contact CPA Canada for permission to reproduce this article., Business Management

Lesson learned in diversity

By Travor Wilson Diversity has not had the transformational impact promised a decade ago. However, if we heed the lessons of the past, there is time to develop diversity into true inclusivity and human equity. A decade ago my company was approached by a US magazine to contribute to a series called the Pioneers of… Read More Lesson learned in diversity