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MI brings whole system people management to BAM2018 (Brtish Academy of Managaement)

Dr. Carlos Botelho, MI Council academic member and Associate Professor at the University of Lisbon, will be speaking at the British Academy of Management’s 2018, annual conference on his paper entitled “Looking beyond HRM practices – the influence of strategic HRM … Continue reading

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Establishing A New Gold Standard in Company Valuation

The Maturity Institute is delighted to announce a collaborative project integrating its OMINDEX ratings and Total Stakeholder Value standard with a unique long-term measure of economic profit (EP Bow Wave analysis). This exciting development comes out of an MI-inspired collaboration … Continue reading

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Truly responsible investors fuse social mission with corporate performance

There is more confusion in the world of investment today than there has ever been. Historically, the most contentious debate has been around differing perspectives on value (short or long term, shareholder or other stakeholders?). More recently, further confusion has … Continue reading

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Financial and societal advantages of long-term strategy – the evidence

This article by John Mansfield, MI’s Global Lead on remuneration, first appeared on South Africa’s ‘Business Day’ The debate over the merits of short-termism versus long-termism has raged for many years but has now finally been put to bed. A … Continue reading

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Shareholder-centric governance model takes authority away from boards and managers

This article by John Mansfield, MI’s Global Lead on remuneration, first appeared on South Africa’s ‘Business Day’ Let’s not blame directors for not fulfilling their fiduciary duties and causing corporate failure. It’s not really their fault; they’re simply playing by … Continue reading

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Our forthcoming new book: The Mature Corporation

We are delighted that MI’s Paul Kearns and Stuart Woollard have been commissioned by Cambridge Scholars to author a new book entitled “The Mature Corporation”, which will be a comprehensive MI guide to how organisations can achieve true organisational health … Continue reading

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MI and KBA to combine OMINDEX and Long-Term Economic Profit “Bow Wave” Analysis

Maturity Institute (MI) and The KBA Consulting Group (KBA) announce collaborative project to combine the power of OMINDEX with the ability to understand value in terms of a Bow Wave of Expected Economic Profits delivered over the long term. MI’s … Continue reading

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MI on “Ideas to Reduce the Chance of Another Global Financial Crisis” at the House of Commons

Stuart Woollard was delighted to speak for the Maturity Institute as part of the Transparency Task Force’s Financial Stability team, which presented its White Paper at the House of Commons on 7 February. Stuart’s speech can be viewed here and … Continue reading

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Oxford University’s OMINDEX rating of BB- indicates <40% realisation of Total Stakeholder Value

There are a range of league tables which purport to determine the top universities from around the world. Harvard and Oxford are currently in positions No. 3 and No. 6 in the ‘Topuniversities.com’ 2018 rankings. As with any ranking though, … Continue reading

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Has Larry Fink just called time on profit maximisation?

Back in 1970, Milton Friedman helped to forge the current business paradigm by advising companies that profit maximisation and serving shareholders was what really mattered; and that by doing so, companies would be serving society too. After decades of myriad … Continue reading

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