The challenges facing management in a rapidly changing business environment

Technology and societal changes are dramatically changig the business environment. This article argues the case for organisations to rely less on outdated hierarchical management practice, and embrace the need for adaptability and innovation.

Updated: 20/11/2013
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Views: 6,424

Who are the victims of the LIBOR scandal?

Author(s):

Anthony Neuberger

Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

Comment - Professor of Finance Anthony Neuberger comments on the LIBOR scandal and posits that financial institutions not involved in the rigging of the market can themselves be classed as victims.

Updated: 21/11/2013
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Views: 1,345

The Impact of Fast Route Geometry in London

This presentation looks at the example of London, a global city that requires major investment in its infrastructure, and asks "what are the geographical implications of developments such as low emission zones, new airport developments and congestion charging, and are they right for the city?"

Updated: 19/11/2013
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Views: 1,548

The Importance of Reciprocal Spillover Effects for the Valuation of Bestseller Brands

Category extensions occur when a firm holding the rights to a well-known brand uses or licences that brand for use in a different product category. Measuring the value of category extensions is of key importance when granting licences to other firms. This study offers guidance to managers of entertainment products on how to value such rights, while acknowledging the important roles of 'reciprocal spillover effects'.

Updated: 15/11/2013
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Views: 1,742

Value Creation in the Video Games Industry

The video game industry has become a significant contributor to the global entertainment economy, yet up to now it has received little attention from academic researchers. This research presents a conceptual framework of value creation through video games that will hopefully inspire further research opportunities.

Updated: 11/11/2013
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Views: 1,849

Return on Ideas: Marketing's never ending journey

The very best marketing practitioners are constantly searching for marketing improvements. In this article Professor Robert Shaw calls upon years of experience to present a list of working practices that will help practitioners maximise marketing's 'Return on Ideas'.

Updated: 08/11/2013
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Views: 830

Lighting, Well-being and Performance at Work

Author(s):

Jo Silvester

 et al.

A challenge for employers and researchers is to design work environments that meet the needs of the 21st century workforce, and which ensure maximum levels of well-being and performance.This report reviews existing research on the impact of lighting on performance and well-being in the workplace.

Updated: 23/10/2013
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Views: 1,456

Pension Scheme Governance in a Risk-Focused World

A new study published by BNY Mellon, the global leader in investment management and investment services, in association with Cass Consulting presents a framework to help trustees better navigate the complexities of today's risk-focused world.

Updated: 22/10/2013
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Views: 1,658

The Guidance Gap - An investigation of the UK's post-RDR savings and investment landscape

In 2006 the Financial Services Authority (FSA) launched the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) to reconsider the way in which financial advice is provided to retail investors and savers. One major recommendation was that independent advisers should charge an explicit fee for their advice. This research looks into the willingness of UK retail savers and investors to pay for financial advice, and the implications for the large number of people research suggests would be unwilling.

Updated: 17/10/2013
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Views: 1,584