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As invariably somebody will find a way of being by a company actions This is even faux rage may be seeded s actions is even before faux rage may be seeded by a less ethical competitor or former employer who is out for perceived revengeThe only critical comment could be the style or approach of the book At times it felt as if it was of a leisurely ramble which could be off putting to the time pushed reader Those who are prone to dip in and out could also lose some valuable content in the process To get the most out of the book you may need to take the perceived rough with the smooth should you consider it goes out of focus from time to time. Guages that shapeholders and companies speak and their contrasting metrics for what constitutes acceptable business practice Executives he argues must be visionaries who find profitable and probable collaborations to diffuse political tensions Kennedy's decision matrix helps corporations align their business practices with shapeholder interests anticipate their demands and assess changing moral standards so that together they can plan a profitable route forwa. Shapeholders658408 K361 2017 Reputation matters and a reputation today can seemingly be Lost Or or or least substantially impacted by a that gets amplified by social media and the media at largeThe title of this book shapeholders has been coined by the author to describe a group that has no actual stake in a company such as regulators the media and social media activists who still have the potential of significantly impacting it This group should not be readily ignored since they can influence a company s fate and this can translate into real world economic figuresThere can be different demands and expectations plac. Today all it takes is one organizational misstep to sink a company's reputation Social media can be a strict ethical enforcer with the power to convince thousands to boycott products and services Executives are stuck on appeasing stakeholders shareholders employees and consumers but they ignore shapeholders regulators the media and social and political activists who have no stake in a company but will work hard to curb what they see as bad business practices. Ed on the company By Shapeholders And The Company Needs To Find A Way shapeholders and the company needs to find a way servicing this audience and handling their needs through carefully considered actions language and behaviour It does not mean of course automatically bending to another s will but a bit of planning ahead can see off many potential problems and create a process for dealing with issues should they occur whether rightly or wrongly Anything that possibly removes neuters or dilutes problems can only be a good thingIt made for an interesting thought provoking read covering a subject that will not go away If anything its implications will only get worse. And they do so at their own perilIn Shapeholders Business Success in the Age of Activism former congressman Fortune 500 executive and university president Mark Kennedy argues that shapeholders as much as stakeholders have significant power to determine a company's risks and opportunities as stakeholders have significant power to determine a company's risks and opportunities not its survival Many international multi billion dollar corporations fail to anticipate activism and they flounder on first contact Kennedy zeroes in on the different lan. .