Self-promotion or bragging? How emotional responses to self-promotion are misjudged.

When does self-promotion go too far? This research looks at how those with a tendency to over-promote themselves, their strengths and accomplishments, may actually be achieving the opposite to their desired effect among their audience.

Updated: 23/03/2015
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Views: 2,126

Why we buy. Shopping and the Purchasing Environment.

In this online lecture Professor Vincent-Wayne Mitchell, Professor of Consumer Marketing at Cass Business School, discusses the blurring of the retail marketplace where, as we see with Amazon opening a physical store, the online and offline have merged.

Updated: 10/03/2015
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Views: 2,195

Strategic Distortions in Analyst Target Prices in the Presence of Short-term Institutional Investors

This study identifies a new source of conflicts of interest in analyst research that originates from the ownership composition of a stock

Updated: 24/03/2015
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Views: 3,465

Financial Market Indices: Facilitating Innovation, Monitoring Markets

This paper explains how and why investors use financial market indices and, in so doing, tells the story of this investment revolution. In particular it explains how, via the products created by asset managers, investors benefit from the very competitive index industry which produces a wide range of indices for asset classes with different compositions.

Updated: 24/03/2015
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Views: 1,881

Hot Money - the importance of bank credit flows to emerging markets during the globalisation era

Author(s):

Ana-Maria Fuertes

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

An empirical investigation of the relative importance of hot money in bank credit and portfolio flows from the US to 18 emerging markets over the period 1988-2012.

Updated: 03/03/2015
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Views: 2,277

The secret to job satisfaction? Work for a competent boss.

Author(s):

Benjamin Artz

 et al.

This research, conducted by academics from Warwick University, the University of Wisconsin and Cass Business School, documents formal evidence finding that the technical competence of a boss is the single strongest predictor of an employee's well-being.

Updated: 09/04/2015
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Views: 1,917

DC reinvented – addressing the challenges that lie ahead

With revolution replacing evolution in UK DC pensions, Chris Wagstaff, Senior Visiting Fellow, considers the challenges that lie ahead for the world's fastest growing DC market and what the key ingredients are for engineering good DC member outcomes to and through retirement.

Updated: 04/03/2015
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Views: 1,559

Parents versus Peers - how these groups influence the Internet Ethical Attitudes of Generation Y

Who most influences the online ethics of the world's first web generation - Generation Y? This research looks at the respective influences of parents and peers.

Updated: 03/03/2015
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Views: 5,366

Dynamic Client Portfolios as Sources of Ambidexterity: Exploration and Exploitation Within and Across Client Relationships

Organisational Ambidexterity, where a business exploits existing knowledge at the same time it explores its future path, is a concept that has energised scholars of late. This paper explains how dynamic client portfolios can be a source of ambidexterity for knowledge intensive firms (KIFs).

Updated: 07/01/2015
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Views: 3,152