Putting the experts in charge

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

Updated: 10/02/2017
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Views: 4,167

Lessons from the financial crisis: Finance and Growth

Author(s):

Thorsten Beck

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
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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Views: 4,461

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.

Updated: 10/02/2017
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Views: 6,013

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
Comments: 5
Views: 7,505

How to fix the banking system

Author(s):

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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Views: 11,240

What can Researchers and Policy Makers learn from each other?

Author(s):

Thorsten Beck

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

The CEPR 30th anniversary conference held in London last November featured panel discussions on how researchers and policy makers interact. Professor Thorsten Beck ruminates on those discussions.

Updated: 10/02/2017
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Taking stock of corporate governance research while looking to the future

Author(s):

Igor Filatotchev

This essay identifies some key issues for the analysis of corporate governance based on the articles within this special review issue coupled with our own perspectives. Our aim in this issue is to distil some research streams in the field and identify opportunities for future research. Our analysis suggests that analytic and regulatory approaches to corporate governance issues should move from a 'one-size-fits-all' template to taking into account organizational, institutional and national contexts.

Updated: 10/02/2017
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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: 17,239

The Impact of Fast Route Geometry in London

This presentation looks at the example of London, a global city that requires major investment in its infrastructure, and asks "what are the geographical implications of developments such as low emission zones, new airport developments and congestion charging, and are they right for the city?"

Updated: 10/02/2017
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Views: 5,481