Ireland's Banking System - looking forward

Author(s):

Thorsten Beck

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

Ireland was one of the countries most affected during both the Global Financial Crisis and the Eurozone crisis. This paper discussess Ireland's recovery, the importance of its financial sytems and the implications of regulatory reforms and potential banking union within the Eurozone.

Updated: 06/05/2014
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Views: 1,401

Putting the experts in charge

Amanda Goodall discusses the link between the core business knowledge held by a leader, and organisational performance.

Updated: 22/04/2014
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Views: 1,205

How to prevent Zombie Lending coming to life

Author(s):

Max Bruche

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

This article considers the problems that governments and regulators face in preventing zombie lending, where insolvent banks continue lending to insolvent borrowers in order to hide losses and "gamble for resurrection"

Updated: 14/04/2014
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Views: 1,554

The Need for Expert Leadership in Medical Services

Psychiatrists in Australia have complained that professional managers lack the requisite knowledge to manage specialist medical services. Research by Cass Business School suggests they may have a point.

Updated: 07/04/2014
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Views: 787

When Arm’s Length Is Too Far. Relationship Banking over the Business Cycle.

Author(s):

Thorsten Beck

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

Does relationship banking, where banks and their clients interact closely on lending decisions, offer the best method for insulating SMEs from a financial downturn?

Updated: 10/03/2014
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Views: 1,349

Are Cash Flow Forecasts issued with Earnings Estimates when Earnings Quality is low?

Author(s):

Pawel Bilinski

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

This study examines the recent trend of analysts issuing cash flow forecasts to complement their earnings estimates.

Updated: 13/02/2014
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Views: 1,771

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: 956

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: 1,614

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: 1,944