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S. David Young

Professor, INSEAD, France
S. David YoungS. David Young

S. David Young is a professor at INSEAD (France and Singapore), holds a PhD from the University of Virginia, and is both a certified public accountant (United States) and a chartered financial analyst. His main research interests are value-based management, executive compensation, and corporate financial reporting. Most of his efforts focus on how businesses can align key management systems with the value creation imperative. His research has appeared in a wide range of academic and professional journals, including the Harvard Business Review. He is also a consultant, having advised many firms in Europe, North America, and Asia.

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  • Creating Value with EVA
    by S. David Young
    The value-based management movement is based on two assumptions. The first is that the main aim of any business in a market economy is to maximize shareholder value. The second is that markets are too competitive for companies to create such value by accident. They must plan for it. And that means having the right culture, systems, and processes in place so managers make decisions in ways that deliver better returns to shareholders.At the very...

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