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Stretch management timeframes and perspectives

“Managers often trade away a company’s future for short-term gains. We have to fix this.”

Compensation and incentive systems often truncate executive time horizons and skew perspectives. For instance, research suggests that most executives wouldn’t fund a viable new initiative if doing so reduced current earnings. Building new incentive systems that focus executive attention on creating long-term stakeholder value is a critical priority for management innovation.

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63 Hacks
4 Barriers

Stretch management timeframes and perspectives

“Managers often trade away a company’s future for short-term gains. We have to fix this.”

Compensation and incentive systems often truncate executive time horizons and skew perspectives. For instance, research suggests that most executives wouldn’t fund a viable new initiative if doing so reduced current earnings. Building new incentive systems that focus executive attention on creating long-term stakeholder value is a critical priority for management innovation.

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Companies would benefit from innovation talent development that is multi-faceted and whose effectiveness – and innovativeness in itself – can be measured and mapped
Story by Frederic J.Leconte on November 18, 2012
With so many potential leaders yet very little innovation, what is holding leaders back?
Barrier by K. Lanier on October 17, 2012
What is your organization's most important asset? CEOs often respond that the organization's people are its greatest asset.
Hack by R.Paul Herman on May 11, 2012
Co-Authored By Tom Bowmer
Corporate boards of the world, hearken and observe.As this Web page loads…...entire factories are being built on clouds. Up there in the sky, land, natural resources, roads, and canals are abundant.
Hack by Alberto Blanco on May 11, 2012
Presidio Graduate School takes an innovative approach to graduate level management education, integrating sustainability into all aspects of the educational program, including:Three degree programs (M
Story by Gretchen Cummings on May 11, 2012
Unilever is the second largest FMCG company in the world, with a huge environmental and social footprint.  We are committed to growing in all our markets, but believe that growth and sustainabili
Story by Thomas Lingard on May 11, 2012
This submission consists of a series of hacks targeting all the three issues - values and ethics, long term vision and social responsibility.
Hack by Joel Modestus on May 10, 2012
To address the urgent challenge of impatient capital and epidemic myopic short-termism, we propose a new paradigm: Soft Tenure.Soft-tenure is an innovative management paradig

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