How new CEOs can manage for the future

01.13.2020 - By Inside the Strategy Room

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Today we’re talking with two McKinsey senior partners about a dilemma that many new CEOs face: should they focus on showing quick results or invest in the company’s long-term future, even at the expense of short-term returns? Carolyn Dewar and Michael Birshan help new leaders grapple with the dual imperatives of producing immediate results while establishing the foundation for lasting success. In their conversation with Strategy & Corporate Finance communications director Sean Brown, they also share research on the impact of a long-term focus on company performance and CEO fortunes.

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