A Corporate Evolution: From Shareholder to Stakeholders The Rise and Fall of Shareholder Primacy – Customers, Employees, and Shareholders: Whose Voice Matters Most?

When my business school professor told the class, “The purpose of business is to maximize profit for shareholders,” I had little reason to doubt his expertise. As it turns out, he was wrong. After three decades of focusing on driving shareholder return, a coalition of America’s most powerful CEOs.

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Four Words That Kill Morale

We’ve all been there.  You’re at the annual meeting; the leaders rattle off the usual buzzwords.  Eyes glaze.  The question is why?  No one shows up to a meeting wanting to be bored.  Leaders certainly don’t want their teams to disengage. But words matter.  When leaders overuse jargon with.

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