Basic strategy in context: European text and cases

Author(s):

Charles Baden-Fuller

 et al.
Topic:
Strategy
Industry:
Any Industry

The article helps you to understand and appreciate some key concepts in strategy, and this is the sense that we call it "Basic Strategy". Strategy is the discipline that seeks to explain why organisations do what they do, and how they can be changed to achieve a purpose (such as make profits or survive).

Updated: 02/11/2011
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Views: 4,023

Cass Ethics with Jan Grasty: President of UN Women UK

Author(s):

Edouard Larpin

In the 10th edition of Cass Ethics, Jan Grasty, President of UN Women in the UK, discusses women discrimination in the UK and abroad and how the organisation is fighting it.

Updated: 21/10/2011
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Views: 5,575

Cass Ethics with Geraint Anderson: author of 'Cityboy'

Author(s):

Edouard Larpin

Industry:
Banking

In the eigth edition of Cass Ethics, Geraint Anderson who spent 12 years as a City boy, tells us about his bestseller and the realities of working as an analyst in the Square Mile.

Updated: 20/10/2011
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Views: 5,701

Cass Ethics with Roger Steare: ethicability®

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In the fourth edition of Cass Ethics, Roger Steare, Corporate Philosopher and Cass Business School Fellow discusses ethicability® and 'Trust The Behavioural Change' report he produced for Pricewaterhouse Coopers.

Updated: 20/10/2011
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Views: 7,015

Cass Ethics with Philip Booth: Christian perspectives on the financial crash

Author(s):

Philip Booth

 et al.
Industry:
Banking

In the third edition of Cass Ethics, Philip Booth, Professor of Insurance and Risk Management, discusses ethics and religion.

Updated: 21/10/2011
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Views: 6,404

Cass Ethics with Cameron Cartmell: diversity and inclusiveness at Ernst & Young

Author(s):

Edouard Larpin

 et al.

In the second edition of Cass Ethics, Cameron Cartmell a Partner at Ernst & Young tells us how important diversity and inclusiveness are in his firm.

Updated: 21/10/2011
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Views: 6,739

Cass Ethics with Paul Palmer: associated dean for ethics, sustainability and engagement

Author(s):

Paul Palmer

 et al.

The first video in the Cass Ethics 2010 series, with Professor Paul Palmer Associated Dean for Ethics, Sustainability and Engagement. explains how ethics strengthen corporate risk management?

Updated: 21/10/2011
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Views: 7,290

Toward the optimal design of an early warning system for sovereign debt crises

Author(s):

Ana-Maria Fuertes

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

This paper considers three different approaches - K-means clustering and logit regressions based on macrovariables or credit ratings - to develop an Early Warning System for sovereign default.

Updated: 22/09/2011
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Views: 3,998

Admissible strategies in semimartingale portfolio selection

Author(s):

Ales Cerny

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

The choice of admissible trading strategies in mathematical modelling of financial markets is a delicate issue, going back to Harrison and Kreps (1979). In the context of optimal portfolio selection with expected utility preferences this question has been a focus of considerable attention over the last 20 years.

Updated: 22/09/2011
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Views: 3,312