Do we need highly cited departmental chairs?

Author(s):

Amanda Goodall

 et al.
Industry:

Little is known about how hundreds of thousands of university departments worldwide may be best led. This column explores the association between the personal research output of a department head and the subsequent performance of that department.

Updated: 08/02/2014
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Views: 886

How practical is 100% Supply Chain Traceability?

As a major multinational company pledges to achieve total traceability for the palm oil it uses, Professor Sodhi examines whether this goal is practical or not and suggests how an organisation may benefit from such a commitment.

Updated: 05/02/2014
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Views: 1,336

Are employee owned firms more resilient in the long-term?

Author(s):

Ajay Bhalla

 et al.

This study examines the resilience of Employee-Owned businesses. It looks at how they have fared under adverse economic conditions when compared to their own performance during a period of economic growth and the performance of non-EOBs during a downturn.

Updated: 27/01/2014
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Views: 1,671

Executive Pay - is it too high?

Professor Chris Rowley looks at global increases in executive pay and some of the ideas and policies that have been explored to try and limit it.

Updated: 21/01/2014
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Views: 1,063

How childhood advertising exposure can influence long-term attitudes

Author(s):

Paul Connell

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This research provides an initial investigation into how exposure to ads in childhood can lead to enduring biases that favour the associated products.

Updated: 20/01/2014
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Views: 1,732

Which research papers have influenced your thinking on e-business?

Professor Feng Li, Cass Associate Dean for Research and Enterprise, is looking for recommendations.

Updated: 17/01/2014
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Views: 751

Global Reinsurance Masterclass Series: 7. Imagining the future; Stay ahead in the reinsurance game through scenario planning

This Masterclass is designed to help reinsurers take control of their future through the foresight technique of scenario planning. This practical managerial tool enables companies in the field of risk management to assess any external uncertainties and develop strategies in accordance.

Updated: 24/01/2014
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Views: 2,606

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: 06/01/2014
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Views: 1,259

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: 24/12/2013
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Views: 1,436