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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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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
Money-back offer – almost all products in the retail segment carry thistag.
Hack by Madhusudan Rao on August 16, 2010
VUCA is a very objective description of dynamics at work.First popping out in our MIX environment back in 2010 (in a short comment by Bhaskar Deb.)For each of its 4 dimensions, no need
Hack by Frederic J.Leconte on October 21, 2017
I suspect most of you are mostly familiar with CMMI as the Capability Maturity Model Integration. What about CMMI as the Corporate Management Maturity Model?
Hack by Olivier Lavergne on December 2, 2010
A supervisor in a central dispatch center is a different kind of first line management.I was given the Dispatch Supervisor job when our control center opened for our division.
Story by Jim McGriff, Jr. on March 13, 2017
I was watching an interesting IMD webcast the other day where their professor of marketing was killing some myths about entrepreneurship.
Hack by Olivier Lavergne on December 2, 2010

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