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The Next 90 Days
  • Publication Date:
    April 2013

The majority of public companies strictly adhere to the practice of providing quarterly earning reports, always looking ninety days ahead, but executives are increasingly grumbling and even balking. Many are openly asking to abolish—or at least seriously overhaul—the longstanding system, insisting that providing a quarterly report card does more harm than good. John Buchanan speaks with executives and governance experts trying to create new models of accountability and a new balance between management and shareholders.

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