Survey: Stakeholder vs. Shareholder

By Raef Lawson, Ph.D., CMA, CSCA, CPA, CFA, CAE
September 2, 2015

To get a better understanding of current prevalent attitudes toward the role of business, the Business Research and Analysis Group (BRAG) invited a group of senior IMA® members to participate in a short “Stakeholder vs. Shareholder” survey.


The most important role of business is:


65% “maximization of shareholder value”


17% “enhancing the environment within which the organization operates”


7% “enhancing employee welfare”


11% “other,” which means all three are important


Read the full report in the IMA Pulse blog at http://bit.ly/1WQzOVZ.



Raef Lawson, Ph.D., CMA, CSCA, CPA, CFA, CAE, is the Chair of IMA’s Research Foundation and former professor-in-residence and vice president of research and policy at IMA. You can reach him at raeflawson@outlook.com.
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