This is part one of a three-part series aiming to discuss the merits or otherwise of the short term financial focus, which is seemingly inherent in public companies. The first discusses the innovation process, the second discusses metrics and measurements of success, and the final part shows the results of a fun exercise looking at TechReview’s most innovative companies and analysing their success against criteria such as public / private and whether or not they are in an industry which generally focuses on the short or long term.
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May 3, 2012
Within the corporate landscape there are many potential diversions, pitfalls and distractions hindering progress. None more so than the dreaded 9am weekly update meeting, the attendance of which is inevitably mandatory, despite the limited exchange of information and knowledge that takes place, and despite the complete lack of productivity for the invariably large team […]