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Health Care Reform: A Time for "Long-termism"

Dr. Andrew Agwunobi | Posted 08.24.2013 | Business
Dr. Andrew Agwunobi

Similar to other businesses, the motivation for hospital excessive short-termism is to meet annual operating margin targets and preserve bond ratings, but the value forgone affects society, not just shareholders, and has slowed and even distorted the evolution of hospitals themselves.

Putting an End to the Default Practice of Short-term Earnings Guidance

Judith Samuelson | Posted 10.19.2012 | Business
Judith Samuelson

The main argument against companies providing guidance is that without such information, stock prices will be even more volatile, with analysts and investors left to their own devices, and besides, the more information provided to investors, the better.

Companies Where Employees Are Losing Hope

24/7 Wall St. | Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: Some companies become so badly damaged because of changes in the competitive markets or due to poor management decisions that thei...