Supply chain risk and the City

Author(s):

ManMohan Sodhi

 et al.
Industry:
Banking

Supply chain risk is an interesting area of contemporary research that feeds directly into the debate surrounding the collapse of banking systems worldwide. It is a field that particularly intrigues ManMohan Sodhi, Professor of Operations Management at Cass. Professor ManMohan Sodhi is interviewed by Dr Wayne Holland. Both are Cass Experts. Included is the transcript and a summary of the key points.

Updated: 14/11/2012
Comments:
Views: 17,876

Cass Ethics: 2010-11 series

Author(s):

Edouard Larpin

 et al.
Industry:
Any Industry

Cass Ethics was a series of video interviews about ethics in business with academic experts and leading practitioners. It was published every two weeks and hosted by Edouard Larpin, a BSc Business Studies Final Year student at Cass Business School.

Updated: 01/01/2015
Comments: 11
Views: 17,463

Labour markets and inflation: implications for China and Europe

An interview forms the basis of this report and will focus on the important topic of China's labour market developments and the implications for Europe and businesses.

Updated: 04/12/2014
Comments: 17
Views: 17,304

The importance of women managers in Asia

An interview forms the basis of this report and will focus on the important topic of the growing importance of women managers in Asia.

Updated: 10/02/2017
Comments: 12
Views: 17,245

Can we predict exchange rates? Economic evidence against the random walk model

Author(s):

Lucio Sarno

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

The forward premium, the difference between the forward exchange rate and the spot exchange rate, contains economically valuable information about the future of exchange rates. Here is the evidence that it can help predict short-run rates and that investors who ignore it and use random walk models may be leaving money on the table.

Updated: 28/12/2014
Comments: 44
Views: 17,182

Firm incentives, institutional complexity and the quality of “harmonised” accounting numbers

Author(s):

Ivana Raonic

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Any Industry

A recent attempt to harmonise accounting standards internationally, through the adoption of IFRS, has raised expectations of greater similarity in reporting quality across jurisdictions.

Although research shows that high-quality standards generally improve accounting quality, there is evidence that standards have a limited role in determining financial reporting quality.

Updated: 14/01/2013
Comments:
Views: 17,009

Government as credit insurer of last resort

Author(s):

Alistair Milne

Topic:
Finance

Dr Alistair Milne, a reader in banking at the Cass Business School, published The Fall of the House of Credit with Cambridge University Press . Steve Thomas, Professor of Finance, caught up with him to talk about the convictions behind the work. Both are Cass Experts. Included is the transcript and a summary of the key points.

Updated: 28/09/2011
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Views: 16,913

Current fields of research in real estate

Author(s):

Simon Steveson

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Real Estate

Simon Stevenson, Professor of Finance and head of real estate courses at the Cass Business School, is heavily engaged in real estate research. Professor Simon Stevenson a Cass Expert, is interviewed by Ben Sawtell from Cass Press Office. Included is the transcript and a summary of the key points.

Updated: 30/09/2011
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Views: 16,873

Supply Chain Agility: What is the Role of Procurement?

For firms facing increasingly shorter product life cycles, globally extended supply chains, volatile demand patterns, and an increased awareness of supply chain risks, supply chain agility provides tremendous opportunities.

As management reflect on how to become more agile, this is also a time for examining procurement's role. Our work with numerous companies from a variety of industries suggests that there is a clear role that procurement can have on creating a more agile supply chain. The key to this is strategic sourcing, a practice many companies are not yet getting the most out of.

Over a five part series of articles, Dr. Canan Kocabasoglu Hillmer examines what stategic sourcing entails and how companies can become more agile through its activities.

Updated: 19/10/2015
Comments: 10
Views: 16,657