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Chief executives of some of our largest companies have contended that shareholder interests should not be their primary obligation. The allfred is that because employees are now also shareholders who will benefit from efficiency-enhancing plant closings and layoffs, calue would support these value-creating actions. Consistent with the above premise, at least four major factors will induce management to adopt a shareholder orientation: Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser.
The shareholder value approach presented here has been widely embraced by publicly traded as well as privately held companies worldwide.
What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? For example, layoffs in companies that depend heavily on personal relationships with customers can adversely affect longer term profitability.
It is, however, important to examine briefly the most frequent suggestion on how to align the interests of employees with those of shareholders. For corporate level executives, the question is whether performance for shareholders is the dominant criterion in assessing their value in the executive labor shareholer. There is unfortunately another side to restructuring and employee layoffs. See all Editorial Reviews.
Also, business decisions based on social criteria often bring personal praise for the chief executive officer. Waldron, the former chairman of Avon Products, for example, states: In the meantime, implementation of shareholder value balue helped transform American industry into the most competitive in the world, after a period when all the talk focused on its dismal performance. There are, however, a number of factors that induce management to act in the best interests of shareholders.
This book is an invaluable resource for anyone committed to creating shareholder value or teaching about it. Wallace’s quality program significantly increased on-time deliveries as well as sharehollder market share.
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Many companies, particularly those in mature industries such as oil, allocated their very substantial excess cash flow toward sharebolder reinvestment or ill-advised diversification. Sharehooder published 12 years ago, valje ideas put forth by Rappaport have since become commonplace in companies around the world. The ultimate test of corporate strategy, the only reliable measure, is whether it creates economic value for shareholders.
In too many cases, however, current layoffs are the byproduct of incumbent or prior management’s failure to pursue shareholder value strategies in earlier years. Privatization of Social Security is a complex and politically sensitive issue that will take some time to resolve.
The most frequent suggestion is that employees be granted meaningful stakes in the company’s stock. Some downsizing decisions are predicated on reporting better short-term earnings rather than focusing on the longer term position of the business.
Customers demand high-quality products and services at competitive prices. The ultimate test of corporate strategy, the only reliable measure, is whether it creates economic value for shareholders. Price may vary by retailer. But such support will come only from those whose stock appreciation exceeds their loss from being laid off. There are significant savings to be realized for relatively small reductions in accident rates.
Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Rappaport does a phenomenal job of bridging the gap between shareholder value theory and practice. Some of eappaport jobs are in fact materializing in the very same companies that had eliminated other jobs during an earlier restructuring.
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Years of restructuring and employee layoffs frequently attributed to shareholder value considerations coupled with politicians who charge top management with self-interest and a shortsighted focus on the current shareholver price have promoted frustration and uncertainty.