Business ethics

A big shift in thinking says corporate executives must look beyond profits to broader stakeholder interests, while companies in Hong Kong face pressure from China over staff who join the mass protests. Here’s the best of this week’s opinion and analysis

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WeWork offers little protection for investors if its CEO’s genius fades

Beijing wants to make companies impose obedience to China on protesting employees

Companies must realign incentives and define targets beyond profits

Infighting is almost always value-destroying for any outside shareholders

Companies must be pressed to turn words into action on inequality and climate change

Stripped of tech glitter, the company’s strategy is unprofitable and unoriginal

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