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Global Competitiveness

Built to Last: Focusing Corporations on Long-Term Performance

This report addresses the increasingly short-term focus by many business leaders that is damaging the ability of public companies to sustain long-term performance. This trend is hampering growth in the American economy. The report offers recommendations for corporations to improve performance by focusing on long-term goals. "Short-termism" is defined as an undue focus on meeting quarterly forecasts and a lesser emphasis on long-term planning.

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Date Published
June 27, 2007

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