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On #6: Shareholder Pleasing is not the Goal
Henkelman, Interim Manager, Netherlands, Member
Well I think Porter is missing an important point when he says pleasing shareholders is not a goal. I am not a professor on a university but my school is 30 years practice in multinationals. If a CEO is going for other goals then the goals from the shareholders, then he should be in another business.
Porter, great guy, but how many companies run under his power. That's why Mintzberg has a point. Managers do not learn the skills in schools. Experience is the most important value.
Shareholders own the company and the CEO must follow their strategy and not his own. And if pleasing is a goal then: those who pays makes the difference....Sign up
 

 
Shareholder Pleasing is not the Goal
Rudolf Graves, Consultant, Suriname, Member
I think that Porter has a point that shareholder pleasing may not lead to short term value creation. The CEO has an important task in setting a...Sign up
 

 
 

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