Beyond dichotomies: a multi-stage model of governance in professional service firms

The current working paper argues that these dichotomized models ignore the variety of forms of governance prevalent within the professional service firm sector- in reality a professional service firm will adopt multiple forms of governance over time in response to its increasing scale and complexity.

Updated: 22/09/2011
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Waxing and waning of waves of anti-unionism in South Korea

Author(s):

Chris Rowley

 et al.

A brief history of trade unions, membership, structure and types in South Korea ('Korea' for shorthand from now on) indicates a rocky path.

Updated: 22/09/2011
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Why poor nurse rostering frustrates Government initiatives to reduce spending on temporary staff and facilitate flexible working practices

The production of rosters, while maintaining the correct level of staff coverage, is a highly complex task and is not amenable to solution by manual methods. It's imperative not to break any employment laws or force staff to continually work undesirable shifts, such as a 7 nights in a row, or late shifts followed by an early the next day.

Updated: 22/09/2011
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Introduction to Cass research: video series

Cass academic research introduced by Cass academics - in short video format.

Updated: 22/09/2011
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Cass Knowledge video library: 2010-2011

Cass Knowledge video library 2010-2011

Updated: 22/09/2011
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The geese still fly: China as number two in the world

As some of us in the West sit in the wreckage of the fallout of 'slash and burn' cuts resulting from the post-2008 financial sector induced mess, we may cast increasingly admiring glances to parts of Asia that weathered the economic storm so much better.

Updated: 22/09/2011
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High frequency information content in end-user foreign exchange order flows

Author(s):

Ian Marsh

 et al.

This paper considers the impact of foreign exchange order flows on contemporaneous and future stock market returns using a new database of customer order flows in the €-$ exchange rate market as seen by a leading European bank.

Updated: 22/09/2011
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