The influence of the CFO in HR management through three roles: case study

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Pelkonen, Jaakko
dc.date.accessioned 2016-06-14T06:00:58Z
dc.date.available 2016-06-14T06:00:58Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/20640
dc.description.abstract This study examines how the CFO influences HR management and what kind of roles can be reflected in him in the case companies. The controller's role has been observed to change over time and currently it is quite extensive and has almost nothing same with the stereotypical bookkeeper image. HR management has also changed over time and the current trend is to decentralize it to the line managers and shrink HR departments. This study will explore the collision of these two phenomena in the roles of the CFO in the field of HR management. The study method used is qualitative case study. The empirical evidence is obtained from total 10 semi-structured interviews in total 4 case companies during the fall of 2014. The case companies share the size measured by revenue (about €100M) and staff (over 100) and the main business environment (Finland). The CFOs, the CHROs and two CEOs were interviewed for the study. The results suggest the CFO has three different roles in HR management. Each role has its unique characteristics and supporting roles, which create three roles. Whilst all the roles are active simultaneously, the CFO's influence on HR management occurs in multiple ways. Through the roles, the CFO has significant influence on the HR management implementation, planning, and definition of policy. en
dc.format.extent 88
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.title The influence of the CFO in HR management through three roles: case study en
dc.type G2 Pro gradu, diplomityö fi
dc.contributor.school Kauppakorkeakoulu fi
dc.contributor.school School of Business en
dc.contributor.department Laskentatoimen laitos fi
dc.contributor.department Department of Accounting en
dc.subject.keyword CFO
dc.subject.keyword CHRO
dc.subject.keyword HR management
dc.subject.keyword HRM
dc.subject.keyword role
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201609083350
dc.type.dcmitype text en
dc.programme.major Laskentatoimi fi
dc.programme.major Accounting en
dc.type.ontasot Pro gradu tutkielma fi
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.subject.helecon laskentatoimi
dc.subject.helecon accounting
dc.subject.helecon johtaminen
dc.subject.helecon management
dc.subject.helecon taloushallinto
dc.subject.helecon financial management
dc.subject.helecon henkilöstöhallinto
dc.subject.helecon personnel management
dc.subject.helecon työ
dc.subject.helecon work
dc.subject.helecon organisaatio
dc.subject.helecon organization
dc.subject.helecon yritykset
dc.subject.helecon companies
dc.ethesisid 14315
dc.date.dateaccepted 2016-03-02
dc.location P1 I


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