From giant pension fund retail investors, capital has increasingly lost patience with talent, whether it be CEOs, fund managers, lawyers, investment bankers, athletes or actors. The fact is, capital is no longer the undisputed scarce resource “of the economy, and thus their power over talent further dwindle dramatically. Talent, meanwhile, is busy flexing his muscles” in a variety of industries, demanding huge repayments. The author describes four tactics that … Read more »

From giant pension fund retail investors, capital has increasingly lost patience with talent, whether it be CEOs, fund managers, lawyers, investment bankers, athletes or actors. The fact is, capital is no longer the undisputed scarce resource “of the economy, and thus their power over talent further dwindle dramatically. Talent, meanwhile, is busy flexing his muscles” in a variety of industries, demanding huge repayments. The author describes four tactics that use talent to take advantage of this scenario, and while it’s not a pleasant time for capital in the near future, he describes four defenses that capital can take to protect themselves from greedy talent.
This is a Rotman Magazine article.
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Roger Mitchell
Source: Rotman School of Management
5 pages.
Release Date: 1 September 2008. Prod #: ROT076-PDF-ENG
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