End the Religion of ROE

Harvard Business Review

corporation than "what's the ROE on that?" ROE justifies the means. To an extent not widely recognized, it was an equation in the first place that gave ROE the power to dominate not just investment decisions, but an entire business culture. By parsing ROE into the DuPont Equation (very rapidly to become a business school mainstay), he provided the basis for organizations divided into functions with their own objectives. There is no more powerful question in a U.S.

ROE 12

Life In A High-Performing Company – An Insider View

Tanveer Naseer

Indeed, these organizations roughly double industry averages on five-year ROA, ROI and ROE. You’ll be part of a team Effective working relationships within and across teams are important for more than operating efficiency. The following is a guest post by Mark Royal from The Hay Group. What is it like to work for a high performing company? Hay Group’s High Performing Companies Norm provides an insider view.

Stop Focusing on Profitability and Go for Growth

Harvard Business

The global financial crisis prompted many companies to pull in their horns, hoard cash, trim costs, and take a wary view of large investments. Bain & Company’s Macro Trends Group carefully analyzed the global balance sheet and found that the world is awash in money. Global capital balances more than doubled between 1990 and 2010 — from $220 trillion (about 6.5 times global GDP) to more than $600 trillion (9.5 times global GDP).

ROE 39