Adding Prior Knowledge to Quantitative Operational Risk Models

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Jens Nielsen

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An analysis of the fundamental issues that arise in practice when modeling operational risk data. This paper addresses the statistical problem of estimating an operational risk distribution, both abundant data situations and when available data is challenged from the inclusion of external data or because of underreporting.

Updated: 11/10/2012
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Scoping the charity outsourcing market

This research, commissioned by Charity Business (providers of outsourced services to the charity sector) in the summer of 2008, looks at the potential use of outsourcing in the voluntary sector, particularly in light of the current economic climate.

Updated: 19/10/2011
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Views: 5,221

Cass Ethics with Jan Grasty: President of UN Women UK

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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: 5,573

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: 7,014

Beyond the firm: a new way of looking at professional service firms

Professional service firms hold a particular significance for organisational scholars. This is partly to do with the critical position that they occupy in the economic, social, and political realms, and partly because any developments in professional service firms can have far-reaching implications for the study of organisations more generally.

Updated: 22/09/2011
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Views: 3,966

It's just a stage you’re going through

Partnership or corporation? Private or public? Adhocracy or professional bureaucracy? It is very easy to think of the governance of professional service firms in terms of these simple dichotomies.

Updated: 22/09/2011
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Views: 3,907

Ending compulsory annuitisation: what are the consequences?

The report highlights the consequences of the Government's proposal to end the requirement for pension scheme members to purchase annuities by the age of 75.

Updated: 22/09/2011
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Views: 8,610

Employment practices in the recession

Podcast with Professor Chris Rowley on China Radio International. A discussion and analysis of some of the key reasons for the different strategies used in the post-2008 recession and issues within them, with examples. This includes employee retention, skills enhancement and unemployment in the EU, US and Asia.

Updated: 22/09/2011
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Views: 3,791

The financial crisis and banking bonus tax

Podcast with Professor Chris Rowley on China Radio International. A discussion and analysis of the purpose and impacts of the UK reward systems and banking bonus.

Updated: 22/09/2011
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Views: 3,884