From ChangeThis: “In the summer of 2008, Lehman Brothers and AIG were renowned power-players and titans of finance. They were inno­v­a­tive, prof­itable — nearly untouch­able. Now, they are insol­vent. These are just two in a long line of now-clichéd Wall Street stories: successful company — under pres­sure to earn bigger profits faster — succumbs to appeal of short-term gains, makes bad bets, and goes bust. Where were the CEOs with plans for the long-term viability of these compa­nies? Where were the board members who were supposed to be minding the store? Where were the share­holders with the knowl­edge and fore­sight to shout ‘STOP?’” · Go to Moving Beyond “Short-termism” →