The problems with ROI and the need for new rules

The problems with ROI and the need for new rules

30 Sep 2014 | Jenna Pudelek

Are you having tough conversations with colleagues in finance to secure investment in fundraising? Or has finance already won and you’re putting short-term targets over long-term strategy? By Jenna Pudelek.  


The problems with ROI and the need for new rules

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With comments like those, maybe he should resign.

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