Author Archives: Stuart Woollard

Measuring intangibles…and the search for the “Holy Grail”

“The challenge is that if you don’t know what to measure, you are in no position to quantify value and risks; and if you can’t really quantify value and risks, then how can you expect to change the behaviour of … Continue reading

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Keeping it in the family? Study by MI and Cambridge Judge Business School to uncover how ownership affects long-term value and sustainability

Why aren’t all businesses like Julian Richer’s? The owner of UK based Richer Sounds was recently widely lauded for passing a well-run family business into the hands of its employees. Proponents of both family and employee owned businesses used the … Continue reading

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Women in Finance 2019: Connecting impact measurement to intrinsic value & financial performance

MI’s Paul Kearns and Investment Advisor Lucy Dunnett will be co-presenting on “Connecting impact measurement to intrinsic value & financial performance” using Total Stakeholder Value at the 2019 Women in Finance Awards and Summit (1130 session) on 26 June 2019. … Continue reading

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Responsible Business and the New Stakeholder Economy: our enhanced Business School Module

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new module for business schools ‘Responsible Business & the New Stakeholder Economy’. This course is designed to enable business school teaching to make the necessary transition towards the Total Stakeholder Value … Continue reading

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The Investment Analyst’s Dilemma

The Investment Analyst’s Dilemma in the New Stakeholder Economy – by Lucy Dunnett, Investment Advisor, Berenberg Bank “We are seeing increasing interest in new models for measuring companies. To date, when we try to predict the performance of a company, … Continue reading

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Value Scotland – a progress report

Our Value Scotland project has got off to a flying start. Our update since the launch last month is available through this link. Do you work for an organization that you think might already be an exemplar of responsible management? … Continue reading

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Creating a Total Stakeholder Value Economy – MI’s major ‘Value Nations’ project launched in Edinburgh

“Inspiring”, “A revolution”, ”Can I take this to China?” exclaimed some participants from our workshop for the University of Edinburgh’s MBA programme, also attended by a number of senior executives and academics. We had just demonstrated that the social legitimacy … Continue reading

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It’s time to end the snake oil and quackery by professionalising ‘organizational health’

It was during the 19th Century that the practice of human health became a modern, professional endeavour. For example, in 1858, the General Medical Council was established in the UK to set standards of practice and oversee professional, medical clinicians. … Continue reading

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Why Good Companies Create Better Outcomes – our ‘Value Scotland’ event

We are delighted to announce a world first for the Maturity Institute’s whole system, Total Stakeholder Value Model of capitalism, as we launch our project to apply mature thinking and practice across a whole, national economy. The Value Scotland project is … Continue reading

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MI’s first textbook: The Mature Corporation – a Model of Responsible Capitalism

Paul Kearns and Stuart Woollard’s new book: “The Mature Corporation – a Model of Responsible Capitalism” (Cambridge Scholars) is now available. You can keep up to date on news, events and reviews of the book at https://www.thematurecorporation.com  Orders can now be made online (20% … Continue reading

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