Grant Thornton Feed: Insights [white_papers] Keep informed, subscribe to our feed and get our latest updates. 2011-11-16T12:00:00-05:00 Grant Thornton Canada http://www.grantthornton.ca Beyond survival: Shifting the mindset to thrive in a new O&G landscape urn:uuid:-resources-insights-white_papers-Beyond survival Shifting the mindset to thrive in a new OandG landscape.pdf 2017-11-03T15:28:07-05:00   <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/white_papers/Beyond survival Shifting the mindset to thrive in a new OandG landscape.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Three ways for small business to become more cyber savvy urn:uuid:-resources-insights-white_papers-NAT-17-037_Cyber_attack_03-13-17_v4_WEB.pdf 2017-05-16T10:07:12-05:00   <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/white_papers/NAT-17-037_Cyber_attack_03-13-17_v4_WEB.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> CARE: Confidential Anonymous Reporting for Employees urn:uuid:-resources-insights-white_papers-CARE2017.pdf 2017-04-05T13:36:14-05:00 Managed by a team of dedicated forensic|,|accounting and investigative services professionals,it protects employees by promoting a principled organizational culture and a commitment to ethical behaviour. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/white_papers/CARE2017.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Focus on growth urn:uuid:-resources-insights-white_papers-ClientThinkshops_whitepaper.pdf 2016-08-22T16:54:16-05:00   <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/white_papers/ClientThinkshops_whitepaper.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Women in business: the value of diversity urn:uuid:-resources-insights-white_papers-Women in business_the value of diversity.pdf 2015-11-06T12:23:51-05:00 Renewable energy and board diversity: two very different but topical issues with share challenges. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/white_papers/Women in business_the value of diversity.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Goodbye to just “getting by:” enhancing performance in volatile times urn:uuid:-resources-insights-white_papers-PS_Goodbye_to_just_getting_by_M2013_Electronic (2).pdf 2013-07-11T11:59:39-05:00 KPIs have been much in the news lately as organizations|,|scramble to enhance their business management. To succeed|,|in this effort, professional services firms must do more than|,|articulate a solid strategy. They must also clearly identify the|,|priorities for executing that strategy, set measurable targets for|,|achievement and motivate people to reach those targets. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/white_papers/PS_Goodbye_to_just_getting_by_M2013_Electronic (2).pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Social media and its associated risks urn:uuid:-resources-insights-white_papers-social media_whitepaper CDN - FINAL.pdf 2013-06-12T11:05:56-05:00 For many companies, social media is a double-edged sword—it offers both opportunity and risk. The Grant Thornton US sponsored research study, Social media and its associated risks, shows what senior financial executives think about social media at their organizations. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/white_papers/social media_whitepaper CDN - FINAL.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Growing your business through acquisition urn:uuid:-resources-insights-white_papers-Growing_your_business_May2013_electronic.pdf 2013-05-29T12:03:20-05:00 As the global economy is beginning to rebound from the recent|,|economic downturn, businesses around the world are looking|,|to grow. But, simply looking to grow the bottom line is not|,|enough anymore. As a business owner, you want to take a|,|more holistic approach to growth—identifying new business|,|opportunities, extending existing customer relationships and/or|,|improving internally. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/white_papers/Growing_your_business_May2013_electronic.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Construction fraud in Canada—understand it, prevent it, detect it urn:uuid:-resources-insights-white_papers-Fraud_and_Construction-02-22-13-ELECTRONIC.pdf 2013-02-25T16:29:53-05:00 For businesses or individuals involved in residential or commercial construction, it’s critical to understand the severity of fraud, the most common types of fraud schemes and what you can do to prevent|,|and detect them within your business. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/white_papers/Fraud_and_Construction-02-22-13-ELECTRONIC.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Anti-corruption legislation casts a global net: Don’t get caught because you don’t know the rules urn:uuid:-resources-insights-white_papers-Anti-corruption-white-paper-Electronic.pdf 2012-09-28T15:52:18-05:00 A Grant Thornton white paper that outlines anti-corruption legislation in Canada, the US and UK. We offer some insight into this legislation and how it could impact your business. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/white_papers/Anti-corruption-white-paper-Electronic.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Venturing into new territory— mining and risk in emerging markets urn:uuid:-resources-insights-white_papers-Mining White Paper_03-02-12_WEB.pdf 2012-09-25T15:41:07-05:00 A Grant Thornton white paper that outlines some of the risks facing mining companies looking to expand into emerging markets. To reduce exposure to foreign expansion risks, we offer some advice for mining companies to follow before the operations begin. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/white_papers/Mining White Paper_03-02-12_WEB.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Foundation for growth urn:uuid:-resources-insights-white_papers-GrantThorntonStudyReport V4.pdf 2012-07-13T16:43:48-05:00 Operating a professional services firm is a unique challenge. Results of the first Grant Thornton Professional Services Research Study show how professionals can seize new business opportunities, positioning itself for success—turning challenges into opportunities.|,| <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/white_papers/GrantThorntonStudyReport V4.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Facing an uncertain future: Government intervention threatens the global mining sector urn:uuid:-resources-insights-white_papers-IBR_2011_mining_hot_topic_govt_intervention.pdf 2012-07-13T16:29:06-05:00 The mining sector faces an uncertain future. Increasing and unpredictable|,|government intervention across the globe is adding further complexity to a sector that is already heavily laden with risk. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/white_papers/IBR_2011_mining_hot_topic_govt_intervention.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Succeeding at succession: structuring your transition plan urn:uuid:-resources-insights-white_papers-Succeeding_at_Succession_Structuring_your_transition_plan 2012-05-10T10:21:16-05:00 Matching your objectives with your exit strategy. In the early years of a privately held business, it’s not uncommon for owners to follow Bob Dylan’s risk mitigation strategy: when you got nothing, you got nothing to lose. Over time, those who successfully employ that strategy, as well as more conventional ones, frequently find themselves with something—a profitable business, and much to lose—wealth, family harmony and more. Succeeding at succession: identifying and engaging successors urn:uuid:-resources-insights-white_papers-GTI_Succession_indentifying_engaging_successors_2011.pdf 2011-12-05T09:35:31-05:00 Who to choose? That is the question facing an increasing number of individuals seeking to transfer ownership of a privately held business—and one of the many surrounding business succession addressed in this white paper from Grant Thornton International. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/white_papers/GTI_Succession_indentifying_engaging_successors_2011.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Succeeding at succession: establishing the value of your company urn:uuid:-resources-insights-white_papers-Establishing-the-value-of-your-company.pdf 2011-11-09T14:25:35-05:00 A Grant Thornton International white paper advising that a well-framed succession plan should include laying the foundation for long-term growth by strengthening the value of your business. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/white_papers/Establishing-the-value-of-your-company.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Succeeding at succession: establishing your goals and objectives urn:uuid:-resources-insights-white_papers-GTI_Succession_goals_and_objectives_2011.pdf 2011-10-17T15:16:57-05:00 A Grant Thornton International white paper advising that a well-framed succession plan should include objectives that are aligned with your business strategies and goals—and then communicated to both your business and personal stakeholders. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/white_papers/GTI_Succession_goals_and_objectives_2011.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> Trust and occupational fraud: How to trust us just as important as who to trust urn:uuid:-resources-insights-white_papers-Trust_and_occupational_fraud_2010_electronic.pdf 2010-11-11T10:12:37-05:00 A Grant Thornton white paper that discusses issues relating to trust in the workplace—specifically how understanding who to trust (people) and how to trust (controls) are critical steps in the development of any fraud-prevention initiative. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/white_papers/Trust_and_occupational_fraud_2010_electronic.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> How to create and sustain value: Strategies to help you outperform your competition urn:uuid:-resources-insights-white_papers-How_to_create_and_sustain_value_2010_electronic.pdf 2010-08-12T10:17:50-05:00 A Grant Thornton white paper for professional services firms that delves into the process of assessing the strength of your people, strategy and sales model—where a weakness of any of the three could signify that it’s time to rethink your long-term goals and strategic vision. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/white_papers/How_to_create_and_sustain_value_2010_electronic.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a> One solution doesn’t have to mean one strategy. urn:uuid:-resources-insights-white_papers-One_solution_doesnt_mean_one_strategy_2010.pdf 2010-08-11T09:54:59-05:00 A Grant Thornton LLP white paper for manufacturing and distribution that discusses working both sides of the equation—financial and operational—for a more holistic approach to securing the health of your business. <a href="http://www.grantthornton.ca/resources/insights/white_papers/One_solution_doesnt_mean_one_strategy_2010.pdf?jsmobile=0" >click to open PDF</a>