Chapter 2. Today's Challenge – Value Creation

  1. Florian Budde3,
  2. Gary A. Farha4,
  3. Heiner Frankemölle5,
  4. David F. Hoffmeister6 and
  5. Konstantin Krämer3
  1. Robert Berendes1,
  2. Florian Budde2,
  3. Konstantin Krämer2 and
  4. Christian Weber2

Published Online: 8 OCT 2001

DOI: 10.1002/3527600310.ch2

Value Creation: Strategies for the Chemical Industry

Value Creation: Strategies for the Chemical Industry

How to Cite

Berendes, R., Budde, F., Krämer, K. and Weber, C. (2001) Today's Challenge – Value Creation, in Value Creation: Strategies for the Chemical Industry (eds F. Budde, G. A. Farha, H. Frankemölle, D. F. Hoffmeister and K. Krämer), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527600310.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 3

    McKinsey & Company, Inc. Taunustor 2 D-60311 Frankfurt/Main Germany

  2. 4

    McKinsey & Company, Inc. 600 14th Street, N.W. Suite 300 Washington, D.C. 20005 USA

  3. 5

    McKinsey & Company, Inc. Magnusstrasse 11 D-50672 Cologne Germany

  4. 6

    McKinsey & Company, Inc. 600 Campus Drive Florham Park, N.J. 07932-1046 USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Mc Kinsey & Company, Inc. Munich

  2. 2

    Mc Kinsey & Company, Inc. Frankfurt/Main

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 OCT 2001
  2. Published Print: 29 MAR 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527302512

Online ISBN: 9783527600311

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Keywords:

  • shareholder value;
  • capital market expectations;
  • capital market performance;
  • strategic action;
  • short term expectations;
  • long term growth;
  • communication

Summary

  • Shareholder Value – Why the Recent Rise to Fame?

  • How Good a Measure is Shareholder Value?

  • Understanding and Managing Capital Market Expectations

    • Understanding Historic Capital Market Performance

    • Quantifying Future Expectations

    • The Impact of Strategic Action

    • Delivering on Short Term Earnings Expectations

    • Creating a Long Term Growth Story

    • Effective Communication