Ever thought why CEOs are so much concerned about the stock market and its value. It is because they are evaluated and judged on the basis of stock price. CEO’s pay scale and their compensation plan depends on their five years successful strategy. It has been assumed that incentives alone in the form of money motivates than. They can even get motivated through recognition and praise. Then why are they judged on the basis of stock value? CEOs have enough money they need. CEO’s are more concerned about stock value because this is how we measure them.
On the road to success there is absolutely no room for criticism of self or others. Finding faults in others wastes time as we attempt to remove potholes from other people’s path. Being a kid of a medical family it is a dream to work with high profile people in multinational companies. Several ignominious factors like feeling less worthy of yourself, doubting yourself, desire to become, better version of yourself and focus on hard work is something worth saving for victory.
Venture firms are fighting to raise funds, hampered by poor investment returns and difficult economies. In 2005, 110 venture funds in Hong Kong raised $15.5 billion, down from 200 funds that raised $28.6 billion in 2000. There are many firms that have dropped off according to Richard lynn, a principal at VC firms FCL venture in Calif.
It is surprising that an economy growing at a rate of 2% or less creates only a few jobs. Job growth has slowed. It is the latest sign that economic momentum has faded even as it shows. Labour department has reported an increasing number of people who have lost their jobs permanently. The question arises is whether this slowdown is permanent or just a response to a weak economy. If we see further we will see that workers are taking less paid jobs because there is nothing else available to them.
Several studies have shown that women’s portfolios outperform their male partners because of the inherent qualities that females possess by nature that differentiate them from mail investors in their approach of investing. Also companies with more women on board perform better, they are risk conscious, deep divers before investing and understand before making any investment. They improve companies performance in three dimension:
H Byrkjeflotin his June 2008 edition wrote that any occupation earns professionalism when it is imbibe with some ideologies like being good counsellor, performing greater deeds, and doing no harm. Jonathan Gosling further stated his point arguing that there is a misunderstanding in between management and other professions like medicines and law. According to Jonathan, management is more about integrated skills, there is no specific curriculum that needs to be adhered to. Learning management means broader experience and replicating it through several projects. Also management doesn’t have a clear code of ethics like other professions and ethics vary from country to country and even from one organisation to another.
Lisa Weington, director of Zurich cancer centre is planning to boost the institution by delivering a single centre for all the tests needed by any cancer patients so that when a patient comes with abnormal symptoms in the hospital they must leave with proper medications and treatment plan. For this she needs to indulge every department of the hospital in her plan. Although she is a director, still everyone has its own plan and she has little say in everyone’s personal project. We cannot compel anyone to perform something out of their work. In such a situation what Lisa actually needs is ‘Power’. To implement strategies she needs her positional power to pursue everyone towards single goals. “Power was my first significant focus even when I was teaching at Harvard. I let my students use tools and ideas and even enable them to bring change in their careers”.
The idea of corporate takeover is getting common as the economy is boosting and revenue is increasing. Take over often takes place for a number of reasons like potential for significant revenue enhancement, expanding franchise, introducing operating cost. While most of the takeovers are friendly, means stakeholders support acquisition however sometimes it can be hostile when acquisition occurs against the consent of existing members of board. Old way to defend your company from potential takeovers is diminishing. The classical ‘poison pill’ arsenal is disappearing. The main reason hostile acquisition removal methods are applied because of ineffective management.
The older techniques to increase sales was to create demand, make products cheaper, make advertisements and earn lots of profit. But there is another alternative that is being ignored, creating scarcity. when a company uses scarcity, your customer perceives that there is limited edition which compels them to purchase the product. It develops fear in them of missing out which led them to buy within the time constraints. What are the scars product? Products which are difficult to conceive, difficult to convey and difficult to make. It is a thing that is not available in unlimited amounts and is difficult to get. With scarcity tactics, customers are motivated to buy products because they see everyone is buying it and it is validated by others that it is a great buy.
Leadership in the military has come long before our corporate world has. Military leadership is the process of influencing others to accomplish the mission by providing purpose, direction and motivation. It lets you know the strength, capability and weakness of your subordinates. America and Russia are already incorporating leadership training in the military from several decades. The United States armed forces produces some of the best leaders in the world. Selflessness, knowledge and commitment, these are the critical things that are important not only in the military but also in the corporate world. That is why many big companies now seek officers to train their employees. Colleges seek it to their students. Aana Grace and Billie Beth both invited Russia’s joint military staff to visit their campus and guide the students.