Author Archives: Paul Kearns

Business school education – behind the ESG curve?

The Financial Times has been grappling with questions of corporate responsibility for some time now and the advent of ESG investing has forced it to produce its own version of what “Responsible Business Education” should look like. Here are a … Continue reading

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To be or not to be – that is the ESG question

ESG: three simple letters that can stand for total confusion unless it is fully understood by the board. It is not about compliance per se, although some boards may choose to view it that way. It is about three core … Continue reading

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MI Exec Ed: OMINDEX® Standard for ESG Management

The Maturity Institute is very pleased to announce our new Exec Ed. ‘MBA’ curriculum for taking managers to the next level of maturity and professionalism that is a necessary qualification for the fulfilment of an ever-expanding range of ESG (environmental, … Continue reading

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MI Executive Education: How to utilise the Global, ESG, OMINDEX® Standard for Total Stakeholder Value

We may all struggle to find any positives among the devastation wreaked by Covid; yet 2020 proved to be the most important year in MI’s history and one that offers greater hopes for us all. First, the pandemic keeps reminding … Continue reading

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Are you a ‘Total Stakeholder Value’ leader for a post Coronavirus world?

“…. the great test all countries will soon face is whether current feelings of common purpose will shape society after the crisis.” “Virus lays bare the frailty of the social contract – Radical reforms are required to forge a society that … Continue reading

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MI’s OMINDEX® enters mainstream equity research and financial analysis

The Maturity Institute is excited and proud to announce that it has formed an alliance with OMS LLP and Redburn (Europe) Limited, a leading equity research firm, to take OMINDEX® into mainstream financial and equity analysis via “Redburn Purpose”. The … Continue reading

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Davos: 50 years old and still no working model for a new world system of Total Stakeholder Value

Davos this year coincides with the 50th birthday of the World Economic Forum (WEF). So Gillian Tett, under the FT’s Moral Money series, chose this opportunity to ask its founder, Klaus Schwab, a list of fundamental questions about the relevance … Continue reading

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Business Roundtable Statement: Context dictates what CEOs and their management consultants can do.

This is Part 7 in our BRT Series – see parts 1,  2,  3,  4,  5,  6 It is a truism that management consultants can only be as good as the organizational context in which they work. This has been … Continue reading

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If business schools can no longer teach ‘Friedman’ and profit maximisation – who, and what, should they teach?

Part 6 in our continuing series on the implications of ‘BRT’– see parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Critical observers have been monitoring the seismic tremors underneath business education for many years. Now, the high salaries for MBA alumni are even more questionable, since … Continue reading

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How HR will have to change if it wants to be part of the ‘Total Stakeholder Value’ (TSV) Organization

Part 5 in our ‘BRT’ series – see parts 1, 2, 3, 4 In Part 3 of this series I explained some of the broader implications stemming from The Business Roundtable’s (BRT) ‘Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation’. Now … Continue reading

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