Whose Company Is It Anyway?

This one is easyit's the shareholders

Who is a company for--not legally speaking, but philosophically? Some people say it belongs to the shareholders, others to its employees. Still others say a company exists for its customers' sake. What do you think? -- Tomohiro Horibe, Saitama, JapanA company is for its shareholders. They own it. They control it. That's the way it is, and the way it should be.

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