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Disney’s Next Challenge: Managing Internal Conflicts Over Streaming

As Walt Disney Company speeds along with its plans to launch new streaming services, it faces a fundamental challenge: how to more directly compete with Netflix without undermining its traditional TV networks.

One area where the potential for internal conflict could become clear is in executive compensation. Disney is discussing using streaming service subscriber growth as one measure for determining bonuses for some executives in its new Direct-to-Consumer and International groups, which will house its new streaming services, according to people familiar with the situation.

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