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Cost Reduction and Control Best Practices: The Best Ways for a Financial Manager to Save Money, 2nd Edition by Institute of Management and Administration

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Contents

Title

Copyright

Preface

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1: Corporate Cost-Control Strategies

Controllers’ Corporate Cost-Cutting Plans

Bain Study Outlines Strategic Importance of Continuous Cost-Reduction Programs

Should Your Company Do Away with the Budget Process?

Use of Cost-Management Tools

Ten Most Effective Techniques for Enhancing Corporate Value

Computing the Value and Cost of a Flexible Capital Structure

Planning Capital Expenditures

Rooting out Corporate Fat During the Capital Budgeting Process

Benefits

Endnotes

Chapter 2: Human Resource Department Costs

Cost-Control Strategies

How HR Managers use Technology Applications to Control Costs

HR Technology

Top Strategies for Improving HR Efficiency

HR Metrics: Is “Roi or Die” A Myth or a Mandate for HR?

Applicant Tracking is a Top HR Application

Recruiting Function: Part of the HR Department?

Cutting Costs in HR Departments

Avoiding Costly Lawsuits

Health Plan Sourcing on the Web

Avoiding Costly Employment Lawsuits

Saving Money for Your Organization

Cost-Control Forum

Chapter 3: Benefits Costs

Best Practices

Cutting Benefits Costs

Data Analysis Can Help Cut Health Care Costs

Get Employee Input to Redesign Benefits Package

Creating a Culture of Wellness

Few Employers Absorb Health Care Cost Increases

Gathering Enough Information to Adequately Assess Health Care Costs

Cutting Rising Drug Costs

Costs Remain on Agenda: How Benefits Managers Should Respond

Different Strategies Yield Health Care Cost Savings

How Employers Fight ...

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