Shareholder Value is the End

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Shareholder Value is the End
Jean-Philippe THOME, CEO, France, Member
The Shareholder value principle is nothing else than the beginning of the end for a company. I've been facing years ago with a situation where I was involved in advanced project management when The CEO retired and a new one was nominated. The formal one was a man of the future, with a clear strategic vision and a clear roadmap to deploy. The new one had another mission : increase shareholder value. All advanced researches were cut to derive the so called "short term benefits".
Two years later, the company was facing serious difficulties and the new CEO was fired by the Administration Board for lack of results!
Was he really the only one to be guilty ?!?!...Sign up

Shareholder value thinking is NOT short-term oriented
I believe you are making at least 2 thinking errors, Jean-Philippe. The first one is that you motivate an extremely broad statement with just one exa...Sign up

Shareholder Value Creation
Nilesh Borde
SVC is indeed not a short term phenomenon. Companies should articulate the need for SVC in their vision & mission statement....Sign up

Shareholder Value Must Flow Down as a Goal
Vipin Pillai, Manager, United Kingdom, Member
What Jean-Philippe has highlighted is a classical issue that is recurrently happening within several organisations. One of the causes of this issue is...Sign up

Shareholder Value Thinking:
Jean-Philippe THOME, CEO, France, Member
I come back some years later to confirm to Philip (U.K) the destructive power of "Shareholder Value". Due now to my relatve broad experience in both B...Sign up


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