Admit It, Your Investments Are Stuck in Neutral
New research shows that companies that know how to shift critical resources where and when they’re needed share common traits. Rigor is the first one.
How to Know When Better Profit Margins Aren’t Better
At some point, cost cutting and higher prices can hinder growth and destroy value.
Are Share Buybacks Jeopardizing Future Growth?
Fears that U.S. companies underinvest by paying too much back to shareholders are unfounded. Rather, the rise in buybacks reflects changes in the economy.
Building a Better Income Statement
If neither companies nor investors find GAAP-reported earnings useful, it’s clearly time for a new approach.
Overcoming a Bias Against Risk
Risk-averse midlevel managers making routine investment decisions can shift an entire company’s risk profile. An organization-wide stance toward risk can help.