Beelzebud wrote on Apr 18, 2013, 13:56: The mindset of large corporations need to change. They're so concerned with posting a good quarter that they'll literally screw over the entire long-term future of their companies to make one quarter look good for the shareholders.
Absolutely, but shareholders are greedy for growth and won't let them. Add the super-short shelf life of senior leaders who are focused on short-term/exit compensation... The valuation of companies that are only focused on the short term should be lower, but it isn't.