It’s Time to Balance Profits and Purpose – HBR

A good read in that it brings all of us back to the basic strengths needed to survive and succeed.  For all leadership and management

Excerpt:  It was clear in 2003 that executives were confused about the interrelation of purpose and profits. The goals were considered to be mutually exclusive, even though research at both Harvard and Stanford revealed a significant fact: The most successful companies, both in profitability and longevity, are the ones who recognize the absolute necessity of profits as well as the equally high necessity of having a purpose beyond shareholder wealth.

Read full article via It’s Time to Balance Profits and Purpose – David K. Williams and Mary Michelle Scott – Harvard Business Review.

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