Gary W. Patterson’s Hot-Off-the-Press Book, Stick Out Your Balance Sheet and Cough
September, 2009, Ashburn, Virginia – National Contract Management Association (NCMA) has added to its Recommended Reading List Gary W. Patterson’s book, Stick Out Your Balance Sheet and Cough: Best Practices for Long-Term Business Health. Patterson is an enterprise risk management expert and sought-after speaker. In his newly released book, the author warns: “What You Don’t Know about Your Business Can Cost You Your Business.”
As FiscalDoctor®, Patterson’s book contains the same practical advice and tools that he uses in his everyday practice to help companies grow while managing risk in an increasingly challenging economic environment. To this end, he helps leaders identify internal problems from inventory mismanagement, outdated and incomplete financial reports, and false accounting assumptions to external forces like misreading the market, losing competitive advantage, and missing golden opportunities.
About NCMA NCMA was formed in 1959 to foster the professional growth and educational advancement of its members. NCMA’s goal is to lead and represent the contract management profession. Its vision is that enterprises will succeed through improved buyer–seller relationships based on common values, practices, and professional standards. NCMA’s mission is to improve organizational performance through effective contract management. www.ncmahq.org.
About Gary W. Patterson Gary W. Patterson, president and CEO of FiscalDoctor®, has been a high-growth consultant for more than 200 companies spanning technology, supply chain and service industries. His clients include startups, Inc. 500, and middle-market companies worldwide. Patterson is a well-known speaker on ERM, corporate governance, risk analysis, leadership and the impact of renewable energy on the world economy.
His recently published book, Stick Out Your Balance Sheet and Cough: Best Practices for Long-Term Business Health is targeted to CEOs and business leaders of companies who are managing growth while struggling with the reality of these challenging economic times. The book is available on Amazon.com. For more information on the FiscalDoctor, visit his website at www.fiscaldoctor.com. Patterson also offers a “free” fiscal fitness test at www.fiscaldoctor.com/fiscaltest.html. He can be reached at 678-319-4739.
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