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Articles for March 2009

It's time to explode the myth of the shareholder

READING THE opinion and letters pages of the Financial Times these days gives a curious sensation of seeing cogs and gears that have not moved for 30 years creaking into motion.
This isn't an abstract problem. Targets can kill

Put abstractly, targets distort judgment, disenfranchise professionals and wreck morale. Put concretely, in services where lives are at stake - as in the NHS or child protection - targets kill.
Business as usual while the foundations crumble

Banks, financial services
Cutting the payroll means unhappy dividends

HAPPINESS HARDLY seems at the top of the management agenda when the financial world is falling apart. But, as participants at a seminar on "Recession: health and happiness", organised by the Economic and Social Research Council, heard last week, it probab