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Redefining capitalism

September 2014—Despite its ability to generate prosperity, capitalism is under attack. By shaking up our long-held assumptions about how and why the system works, we can improve it.more

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Lou Gerstner on corporate reinvention and values

September 2014—The former IBM CEO offers his thoughts on the principles and strategies that sustain a company in the long run.more

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Business, society, and the future of capitalism

May 2014—Unilever chief executive Paul Polman explains why capitalism must evolve, his company’s efforts to change, and how business leaders are critical to solving intractable problems.more

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Building a forward-looking board

February 2014—Directors should spend a greater share of their time shaping an agenda for the future.more

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Focusing capital on the long term

December 2013—Dominic Barton, McKinsey’s global managing director, and Mark Wiseman, president and CEO of Canada’s largest pension fund, explain why big investors are crucial to ending the plague of short-termism.more

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Bill George on rethinking capitalism

December 2013—The Harvard Business School professor and former Medtronic CEO explains why the market’s obsession with short-term performance ultimately hurts investors, companies, executives, and consumers.more

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Beyond corporate social responsibility: Integrated external engagement

March 2013—Companies must incorporate interaction with stakeholders into decision making at every level of the organization.more

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Does your CEO compensation plan provide the right incentives?

April 2012—Few boards look at how the CEO’s total wealth invested in the company changes as stock prices fluctuate. They could—and they should.more

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