Ethical Business Leaders Think Longer-Term

Author’s Note: The last two Leading in Context™ blog posts have focused on the negative implications of using short-term thinking in business leadership.  This post provides resources for leaders who want to learn more about using longer-term thinking in decision-making.

Resources for Longer-Term Thinking

“Think Long” to Solve the Crisis  by George P. Shultz, in The Wall Street Journal Opinion Journal,

Thinking Ahead: Let’s Favor Long Term Over Short Run by Ryan Blitstein,

Breaking the Short-Term Cycle by the CFA Centre for Financial Market Integrity/Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics, at

Long-Term Thinking in the Next 10000 Years Gresham College, online at

The Art of the Long View, Peter Schwartz, 1996

Managing the Unknowable: Strategic Boundaries Between Order and Chaos in Organizations, Ralph D. Stacey, 1992.



For more, see new book 7 Lenses and the 21 Question Assessment: How Current is My Message About Ethics?

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