SHG Value Notes - David J. Dell, Ph.D Senior Vice President
• We see it in family owned businesses where arguments about business direction erupt as a way to fight about personal issues.
• We see it in investor -founder conflicts where different world views and experience end up in mutual contempt instead of synergy.
• And we see it in companies with multiple divisions or lines of business competing for resources.
1. Agreement there is a problem in making good decisions about the right issues.
2. Shared commitments to make meetings valuable for the company
3. An effective facilitator/leader to make sure that meetings are focused and productive
4. Definitions of what’s important for enterprise value
5. Sustained focus on key decisions that address risks and opportunities for value
6. Accountability for follow through on agreed decisions
7. Using business value improvement as the gold standard for success