The Importance of Great Bosses

Businessman leaning on railHighlighting a built-in flaw of the traditional CPA firm structure.

By Marc Rosenberg
On Staffing

In most organizations, everyone reports to a specific individual.

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Early in my career, I was the controller of a valve manufacturing company. The company grew to the point where I needed to hire an assistant controller. Guess who that person reported to 100 percent? Guess who was totally responsible for the success of that assistant controller?