Companies need to rethink their financial, business and operating models to thrive in today’s and tomorrow’s complex and dynamic business climate. Taking a unilateral short-term perspective in business and strategy is increasingly costly. Companies who are able to re-orient towards the long-term will be better positioned to grow and deliver better and more stable financial performance than their peers, both in the short and longer term.
Our analysis identified three key patterns differentiating long-term oriented companies from those with a more short-term focus:
With long-term orientation leading to more stable returns, increased short-term performance and increased organizational resilience, it's imperative that CEOs take action to position their companies for long-term value creation. To get started on – or increase the pace of – the journey in your organization, we recommend considering the following steps:
For more insight into how to best position your company for the long term, download the full report.