Here are 10 of the most popular Strategic Finance articles from the past year.


1. Dual CMA and CPA Certification: A Winning Combination


By Lori R. Fuller, Ph.D., CPA; Joseph M. Hargadon, Ph.D., CMA, CPA; and Peter F. Oehlers, DBA, CMA, CPA

August 2023

Students can follow a nine-step plan to prepare for both the CMA and CPA while still in school.



2. ChatGPT and AI in Accounting Education and Research


By Laurie Burney, Ph.D., CMA, CSCA; Kimberly Church, Ph.D.; Mfon Akpan, DBA, CGMA; and Scott Dell, DBA, CPA

August 2023

What’s the future of ChatGPT and other AI in the accounting classroom and research?



3. Leading with Data Analytics


By Elhadi E. Elimam, CMA

July 2023

Leaders inspire others to achieve goals by explaining how data analysis informs decision making.



4. When Change Isn’t So Good: New Management Brings Ethical Dilemmas


By Dawn Schwartz, DBA, CMA, CPA, CFE

July 2023

The 2023 Carl Menconi Case Writing Competition winner centers on new management and ethical dilemmas.



5. People, Planet, and Profit at King Arthur Baking Company


By Daniel Butcher

March 2023

King Arthur Baking Company balances funding sustainability initiatives and prioritizing ESG with staying in the black.



6. CFO to CFO: Leading the Way by Prioritizing DE&I


By Daniel Butcher

September 2023

The CFOs of Grainger and H+K International say the accounting profession is lagging behind in DE&I.



7. Max Minus Min in a Pivot Table

Max Minus Min in a Pivot Table

By Bill Jelen

February 2023

Excel calculates the MIN and MAX, then DAX will calculate the maximum minus the minimum and come up with the accurate delta.



8. IMA Life: Double Gold Triumph


By Prasart Jongjaroenkamol, Ph.D., CMA, CSCA

October 2023

This professor won a gold medal for his performance on both the CMA and CSCA exams.



9. COSO and Trust in Sustainability Reporting


By Anum Zahra, CMA; Brad Monterio; and Paul E. Juras, Ph.D., CMA, CSCA, CPA

May 2023

COSO’s Internal Control—Integrated Framework can help organizations to earn trust in their sustainability information.



10. Small Business vs. IP Trolls


By Dana Riess, CMA, CFM, CSCP, CPIM

December 2023

To protect against patent or trademark trolls, business owners should start with a global mindset.

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