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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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I know as a first line manager communication is the key to our success. It has always been so. In the past communication was more difficult.
Story by Jim McGriff, Jr. on June 28, 2016
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Hack by Alastair Dryburgh on October 24, 2011
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Story by Frederic J.Leconte on December 8, 2012
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Hack by Niko van Eeghen on March 20, 2012
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
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Hack by Joel Modestus on May 10, 2012
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Hack by Emeka Ikwukeme on January 25, 2015

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