Arie de Geus

In most countries, the law gives the shareholder the power of hiring and firing the people who run the company. These powers were fine in the past, as long as the shareholder had a common purpose with the people who ran the company. But nowadays, in nine out of 10 cases the primary shareholders are managers of other corporate entities, with purposes and goals of their own. By their nature, the goals and targets of the shareholders are short-term and money-based, whereas the goals and targets of the company, in today’s world, have to be people-based and long-term.

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