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What If Investors Who Held Their Shares Longer Got More Voting Power?

Harvard Business

Joe Bower and Lynn Paine “had me at hello” (to quote Jerry Maguire ) with their new HBR article, “ The Error at the Heart of Corporate Leadership.” ” Laying out their data, they find that long-term oriented companies create more financial value and more jobs. The Refresher: Net Present Value. Next time you're deciding about a big investment, NPV can help you make a more informed decision.

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Is Your Business Biased Against Innovation?

Strategy Driven

Many conventional metrics we use to estimate value are based on faulty assumptions. Net present value [NPV] is a case in point. The logic of NPV is to project cash flows into the future and then discount those flows back into today’s dollars at a given cost of capital. For instance, intelligent failures can add more value than predictable successes, and low-cost experimentation trumps analysis.

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