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: 1,276

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
Comments:
Views: 1,712

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
Comments:
Views: 920

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
Comments:
Views: 1,480

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
Comments:
Views: 1,812

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
Comments:
Views: 1,132

How childhood advertising exposure can influence long-term attitudes

Author(s):

Paul Connell

 et al.

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
Comments:
Views: 1,830

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
Comments:
Views: 817

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
Comments:
Views: 2,786