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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
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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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A stockroom employee of a national-chain discount department store describes the "game" she and other front-line workers play as they observe management's questionable decisions.
Hack by Nicole Sanchez on September 18, 2010
The workplace climate is a more potent factor than organisational culture to employee engagement.
Barrier by Nick Mitchell on March 13, 2012
This is not a sharp, easy and clear cut solution, but a long term approach for long term change that leads to long term, patient capitalism.The last decade has seen an explosion of thought-leadership
Hack by Frank Jan de Graaf on May 10, 2012
To many executives and managers, books such as In Search of Excellence, Built to Last, and Good to Great have turned into a source of inspiration.  But now we know that many of the “excellen
Hack by Gideon Markman on May 30, 2010
In today’s challenging healthcare industry where every team member is relied upon to deliver an exceptional patient experience each and every day, workforce engagement is pivotal to success.
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Hack by Frederic J.Leconte on November 4, 2017
Meaning and practice of "capitalism" will keep changing with changing times in the dynamic global economy.
Hack by Srinivasan Abhinavam on April 27, 2012
At the speed in which the economies and the markets advance, so employees needs do, and the theories on the future of the administration of human resources come up with different types of alternatives
Hack by Julio Jesus Sanchez on December 27, 2011
Strategy formulation looks at external factors, craft strategic initiatives then mobilize resources including talent. But firms still generate weak strategies and execute poorly.
Hack by Victor Magdaraog on January 20, 2011
TINO - Consultancy that solves problems with much fewer advisors and consultants  In recent years I have met with a great number of consultants.
Hack by Haim Dror on July 24, 2011

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