Author Archives: Paul Kearns

How MI’s OMINDEX & Total Stakeholder Value (TSV) align with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

The UN has been working hard at making the world a more responsible and sustainable place since the 1970s and in 2006 it brought its thinking to investors with the introduction of 6 principles of responsible investment. These are designed to … Continue reading

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“Company ratings don’t stop at credit – they’re also about people and culture.” MI in the Independent

“Late in the day, as bosses worry more and more about reputation, and those three letters ESG are suddenly thrust higher up boardroom agendas, they are waking up to the fact that the culture of the place, and that means … Continue reading

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Cambridge Judge Business School and MI embark on ground-breaking joint research project

The Maturity Institute (MI) is excited to announce a joint research partnership with the University of Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS). Our ultimate purpose is to maximise the Total Stakeholder Value (TSV) of all organisations. We measure TSV using our … Continue reading

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Value Scotland – taking down walls

Only five days to go now until the official launch of ‘Value Scotland’ in Edinburgh on 13th February. This is just the first part of the Maturity Institute’s ‘Value Nations’ Project. This has nothing to do with ‘nationalism’ and everything … Continue reading

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Whole System Management for business schools now available

The Maturity Institute is introducing its new WSM MBA Module as part of its ‘Value Scotland’ launch events on 13th February 2019. It was designed to provide an answer to critical questions, and more, simultaneously and systemically. Click these links … Continue reading

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Re-designing the MBA for mature, whole system management

MBA education providers have been under increasing pressure since the crash of 2008 to demonstrate how their curricula are responding to the changing expectations of capitalism. An FT piece today entitled ‘MBAs need to stay relevant with life-long learning‘ adds … Continue reading

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Economia publishes MI’s meaning of capitalism.

Economia, the magazine for the ICAEW (Chartered accountants in England and Wales) commissioned the views of the Maturity Institute for this feature in its December 2018 edition. The Maturity Institute’s view was one of 13 submissions published. The full version … Continue reading

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Why all economists have to go back to square one

“If we cannot define what we mean by value, we cannot be sure to produce it, nor to share it fairly, nor to sustain economic growth. The understanding of value, then, is critical to all other conversations we need to … Continue reading

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Whole System Management & Total Stakeholder Value – a new leadership paradigm

“…concepts such as ‘balanced scorecards’, ‘triple bottom lines’ and ‘corporate social responsibility’ all recognise some of the symptoms of the malaise – but they are not a cure. They reflect the serious disquiet, expressed in many quarters, that the very essence … Continue reading

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Can we have a word about value?

Do Inuit people spend their long, Arctic winter evenings discussing the finer distinctions to be made between 50 different varieties of snow? Do Greek lovers care very much about the accuracy of the word they choose to whisper into each … Continue reading

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