KBA Insights

KBA Insights is a monthly publication that presents individual elements of KBA’s thinking, including new insights about industries, business processes and conceptual frameworks.

Author: Denis Kilroy, Marvin Schneider, 3 May 2016 Download Full Article

Recently completed research by The KBA Consulting Group has revealed that a significant proportion of the wealth created for shareholders over the past five years by top performing FTSE 100 and ASX 100 listed companies came from increasing the sustainability of those businesses. 

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Author: Denis Kilroy, Marvin Schneider, 13 April 2016 Download Full Article

Last month, KBA released the first of its Quarterly Economic Scorecards for the ASX 100.  It covered the five years to 31 December 2105, and demonstrated how the change in the dimensions of each company’s Bow Wave of Expected Economic Profits, provided a completely new perspective on their performance over the measurement period.  The March 2016 Scorecard repeats this analysis for the five year to 31 March 2016, and at the same time provides a comparison of how EP expectations and EP Bow Wave dimensions have changed over the past three months. 

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Author: Denis Kilroy, Marvin Schneider, 18 March 2016 Download Full Article

The Bow Wave of Expected Economic Profits provides a guiding mechanism for leaders of listed companies seeking to build enduring institutions that create value for customers and wealth for shareholders on an ongoing basis.  It also provides way to gauge their success.  In this edition of KBA Insights, we present the first Quarterly Economic Scorecard for the 100 largest ASX-listed companies – using changes in the shape of the EP Bow Wave over the past five years to provide a unique perspective on each company.  In doing so, the scorecard demonstrates how the prospects of each company has shifted in the eyes of the market over that time.  It also points to both a compelling rationale for, and a means by which to bring about, an end to the scourge of short-termism.

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Author: Denis Kilroy, Marvin Schneider, 7 March 2016 Download Full Article

Between November 2015 and February 2016, four editions of KBA Insights were released that all focused on different aspects of the related but contentious topics of listed company performance measurement and executive reward. 

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