CFOs Assume Leadership Roles To Drive Greater Value From Operational Excellence Programs
To generate greater value from operational excellence programs, CFOs need to take a more active role. They can serve as trusted business advisors to CEOs, thereby helping to set a firm foundation for projects that can deliver strategic advantage. They can also help initiatives stay on track by serving as operational excellence program sponsors. In addition, by knowing how successful execution can pay off in delivering greater value, CFOs can use their well-honed finance skills to monitor progress on the path to high performance.