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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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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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Senior executives should spend some time "incognito" with front-line staff to find out how the company really works.
Hack by Michele Zanini on April 12, 2010
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
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
The Information Age well supports strategic planning if based on principles.
Hack by George Kobak on March 10, 2015
The environment continues to degrade as a result of industrial activity despite various attempts to change the behaviour of organisations.
Saving a distressed company requires a particular set of skills. Many confirmed executives fail as they do not know how to handle distressed teams.
Hack by Erik Van Rompay on September 21, 2010
A few years back I had the opportunity to do a business simulation game and step into the shoes of the CEO of a Fortune 100 company for a couple of days.
Hack by Olivier Lavergne on November 30, 2010
Each company has a unique information footprint, so unique that the term “informational DNA” can be coined.
Hack by George Kobak on August 20, 2015

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