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Corporate Short-Termism is a Frustratingly Slippery Idea

16 February 2017 - AS AMERICA’S economy has misfired over the past decade, several grand theories have emerged about what went wrong. Economists fret about secular stagnation, debt hangovers and whether demography explains sluggish growth. In American boardrooms, meanwhile,...

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Is Corporate Short-Termism Really a Problem? The Jury’s Still Out

16 February 2017 - If they do, as many CEOs believe, this is a serious indictment of current corporate governance arrangements and has important policy implications. To take one close to my heart, if short-termism causes underinvestment, it will...

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Measuring the Economic Impact of Short-Termism

8 February 2017 - Corporate short-termism has been the subject of ongoing debate among leaders in business, government, and academia for decades, but hard evidence on the impact of short-termism on company performance and economic growth has remained scarce. To...

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Long-Term Thinking is Best, New Study Shows

8 February 2017 - Does pressure to deliver short-term earnings undermine the long-term performance of U.S. companies? That’s been a hotly-debated issue in corporate America for a long time. (I remember the day in the 1980s when the late Senator...

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McKinsey Study: Companies Focused on the Short-Term Lag Peers, Drag Down GDP

8 February 2017 - On the day of the first-ever board meeting of FCLT Global, chair Mark Wiseman made the nonprofit’s position clear: “Each and every day that a short-term decision is made, we are destroying value.” Four months later,...

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Long March

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Finally, Proof That Managing for the Long Term Pays Off

7 February 2017 - This has long seemed intuitively true to us. We’ve seen companies such as Unilever, AT&T, and Amazon succeed by sticking resolutely to a long-term view. And yet we have not had the comprehensive data needed...

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Three New Appointments at FCLTGlobal

1 February 2017 - We are pleased to announce that Randall Stephenson, Chairman and CEO of AT&T, has been appointed to the FCLTGlobal Board of Directors, and Larry Fink, Chairman and CEO of BlackRock, and Nitin Nohria, Ph.D and Dean...

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Finding and Supporting Long-Term CEOs: Russell Reynolds Analysis

20 January 2017 - FCLT Global member Russell Reynolds Associates released a recent report that explores the traits of CEOs who are truly long-term. With analysis based on their database of psychometric data on corporate executives, Russell Reynolds contrasts the characteristics of long-term CEOs...

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Taking the Long View

9 January 2017 - ...

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