All Executives at Johnson & Johnson Are Annually Measured Against a 75-year-old Essay

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All Executives at Johnson & Johnson Are Annually Measured Against a 75-year-old Essay

By Richard Feloni
Alex Gorsky, Johnson & Johnson CEO, presents at CECP's CEO Investor Forum 3.0 on 02/26/18.

Alex Gorsky, Johnson & Johnson CEO, presents at CECP's CEO Investor Forum 3.0 on 02/26/18.

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Johnson & Johnson CEO, Alex Gorsky, Featured in Business Insider's Better Capitalism Series

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 9:30am
  • Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky spoke at the CECP's CEO Investor Forum in February, discussing the importance of creating long-term value.
  • Gorsky cited J&J's 75-year-old "credo" as a major source of inspiration to the company.
  • The entire company participates in an annual survey measuring senior leadership's performance against the credo, with resulting "credo scores."
  • Gorsky and top executives will have regular "credo sessions" and work through case study scenarios to determine how to maintain the link between performance and ideals.
  • This post is part of Business Insider's ongoing series on Better Capitalism.

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