Thoughts and observations on the labour market situation for females in the United Arab Emirates

Professor Chris Rowley, Director of the Centre for Research on Asian Management, was recently interviewed in the media in the Middle East on the important research undertaken on the unusual topic of maximising women's participation in the GCC workforce. The focus of the interview was in terms of the context of increasing levels of female education and growing numbers of female graduates.

Updated: 10/02/2017
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The third annual Cass-Capco conference of the Cass-Capco institute paper series on risk

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Podcast containing interviews, presentations and keynote address of the event at Cass Business School on 19 April 2010

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Apocalyptic demography? Putting longevity risk in perspective

Current life expectancy depends very much on demographic factors, particularly lifestyle, and varies from scheme to scheme, i.e. it is scheme specific. It is therefore very important that companies understand where their scheme sits in the population of pension schemes as far as life expectancy is concerned.

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Research on Markets for Inventions and Implications for R&D Allocation Strategies

This article brings together various streams of research over the last 20 years into the phenomenon of 'markets for inventions', providing a comprehensive framework of understanding and identifying promising paths for future research. In this research, markets for inventions are compared with the other recent phenomenon of open innovation and open source.

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Putting the experts in charge

Amanda Goodall discusses the link between the core business knowledge held by a leader, and organisational performance.

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Lessons from the financial crisis: Finance and Growth

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Thorsten Beck

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Finance
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Banking

Comment - with the long lingering effects of the Global Financial Crisis still being felt, Professor Thorsten Beck defends his position that Finance can still be good for economic growth.

Updated: 10/02/2017
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The Visible Hand of Consultants in the Construction of Markets for Virtue

Despite the resurgence of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), little is known about the social construction of CSR markets. This paper looks at the visible hand of management consultants in the creation of markets for virtue. It sheds light on three distinctive roles played by CSR consultants: as social and environmental issues translators, market boundary negotiators, and responsive regulation enactors. These roles clarify the regulative dynamics underlying CSR commodification and advance our understanding of consultancy work in the CSR domain.

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How the popularity of on-demand viewing is radically altering ad placement dynamic

Professor Vince Mitchell looks at how consumers are gaining greater control over what content they watch, when they watch it and how they watch it, thanks to on-demand viewing. Although consumers are being empowered by this increase in control, there are also opportunities for marketers to more efficiently target their advertising, thanks to the information on-demand viewing generates.

Updated: 10/02/2017
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How to fix the banking system

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Igor Filatotchev

Four of Cass Business School's senior academics agreed in a December 2, 2008 debate entitled "How to fix the banking system" that addressing the irresponsibility of British banks will be extremely difficult.

Updated: 10/02/2017
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