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Non-stop Sydney-to-London flights could happen by 2022, says Qantas image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 6th of April 2017 12:30:29 AM
....The route accounts for only 13% of Qantas’s international capacity but carries the prestige QF1 flight number and is important to its global brand. Qantas could charge about a 20% price premium for a non-stop Sydney-London flight as it would attract business and premium leisure travellers wanting to complete the trip as quickly as possible, according to Rico Merkert, a professor specialising in transport at the University of Sydney’s business school. ...
'I was stuck' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 12:30:12 AM
.... She wanted to do something with more social impact but didn't know how to go about making her next move. And so she launched Landit, together with a friend she met while studying at business school. ...
Unilever to mount fierce defence against Kraft Heinz after rejecting £115bn offer image
....Analysts said that while any deal would create massive cost savings, it would also give the combined firm the muscle to drive up prices on popular brands such as Hellmann’s mayonnaise and Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. “Market power would be much increased as the major supermarkets would have little choice but to buy from the merged business,” said Professor John Colley of Warwick business school. ...
Why is UK's productivity still behind that of other major economies? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 07:27:07 PM
.... This encourages French and German firms to invest in the latest machinery and limit employment. Bill Martin, a former City economist who is now at Cambridge University’s Judge business school, has argued that the UK’s poor productivity is “more plausibly interpreted as a symptom of a largely demand-constrained, cheaper-labour economy”. ...
Never retire image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of September 2016 11:19:10 PM
.... . As his age group grows in number, he wants better services for them, things like dating agencies, business schools and training facilities for the over 65s - anything that helps the elderly remain engaged and productive which in turn, he believes, keeps them healthier. ...
Up in arms image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of September 2016 11:21:38 PM
....But the broader history has raised the question again in South Korea of whether such tight family firms have unacceptable downsides. Kim Woo-chan, a professor of finance at the business school at Korea University, told the BBC: "Many of the Korean chaebols have not been performing well. ...
School for mayors image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of September 2016 11:48:16 PM
....But what qualifications prepare you for taking those big decisions?. Major corporations spend millions each year on making sure their top staff have access to the best business schools and executive coaching. ...
Special advice? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 13th of August 2016 12:30:31 AM
.... So with the new season upon us, what can the guy frantically gesturing on the touchline teach us? . We asked professors at some of Europe's leading business schools for their business lessons from football management. ...
Pep talks image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 12th of August 2016 01:29:46 AM
. Students heading to business school this year face a summer of required reading to get them up to speed on the five forces that shape every industry, or The Art of War and what 5th Century Chinese military strategy can teach you about leadership. ...

Donald Trump 'dangerous' say 50 Republican major US national security figures
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.... Since 2013 he has worked s a policy director for the Republican Party in Congress. He attended the same business school as Mr Trump, although not at the same time. ...

Anti-Trump Republicans back former CIA officer Evan McMullin for president
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....He previously spent 11 years as an operations officer for the Central Intelligence Agency. Mr McMullin attended the same business school as Mr Trump, although not at the same time. ...
Under scrutiny  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 29th of July 2016 09:01:27 PM
.... . Researchers at Kellogg business school in Illinois found that companies which appoint female chief executives and receive a lot of media attention see a decline in their share price. ...

Want a good deal? Get a woman to negotiate
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 29th of July 2016 05:32:52 PM
....But if when an all-male group tries to negotiate, chances are the offers will be too high or too low. Men making decisions together are dismissive of compromise and more likely to “assert their masculinity” by going for an extreme deal, said the research by business school leaders. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 19th of July 2016 11:27:40 PM
....". It means they can offer courses at a much lower cost than the big business schools, and yet still make a profit for themselves and the partnering institutions. ...
Seven-year malaise image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 6th of July 2016 11:16:19 PM
.... Ms Yellen has indicated that the Fed will increase interest rates slowly. "There are structural problems in the economy and the decline in labour force participation that worries me, as well as a feeling that Washington doesn't work," said Glenn Hubbard, who was Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers under President George W Bush and is now the dean of Columbia University business school. ...
Worst of Brexit-induced falls may be over for Australian markets, analysts say image
....But Asian markets should not expect a rise in exports to the West any time soon. Griffith University business school economics professor Fabrizio Carmignani was more pessimistic, saying Australian markets were often sensitive to uncertainty and were liable for a hit. ...
Goldman Sachs replaces campus interviews with video image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of June 2016 09:24:51 PM
.... . The shift will not affect business schools or professional hires, but is part of a broader move by Goldman to use technology in the hiring process. ...
Sterling seesaws as Brexit fears grip investors image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of June 2016 06:32:15 PM
....Some analysts said thin trading volumes meant most investors were sitting out the last week before the 23 June vote, leaving the market to be dominated by speculators increasingly concerned by the apparent crumbling of support for the remain campaign. Daniele Bianchi, an economist at Warwick business school, said volatility was likely to get worse as polling day approached. ...
Financial watchdogs need more bite to bring shadow banking to heel image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of June 2016 08:00:34 AM
.... But there is little public data on the scale of the risks taken by shadow banks and very little regulation. A report by the University of Leeds and the University of the Basque Country shows that business school economists from across Europe are worried. ...
Wafic Said shunned by Barclays image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 18th of March 2016 04:49:41 PM
.... . The Said Foundation funds a renowned business school in Oxford, as well as many humanitarian causes, and counts a former private secretary to the Prince of Wales among its trustees. ...
Billionaire arms deal fixer Wafic Saïd weighs up Barclays lawsuit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 18th of March 2016 03:14:32 PM
....Saïd - whose family donates to the Conservative party – may have to find new bankers for his charity, the Saïd Foundation, which has its head office close to close to Buckingham Palace and lists Sir Michael Peat, former private secretary to the Prince of Wales, as one of its trustees. The Foundation, according to its website, helps children and young people with disabilities in Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan, and backs the Saïd business school at Oxford University. ...
Tuition fees: Is England more expensive than US? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of March 2016 01:10:35 AM
....And while fees in England are, in effect, flat - with more or less all universities charging £9,000 - in the US they can have a completely counter-intuitive relationship with quality. Research from the INSEAD business school in France showed that when US universities had a decline in rankings, they were more likely to increase rather than cut fees. ...
Fed: strong US job market may justify multiple interest rate increases this year image
....Related: Federal Reserve meeting minutes show uncertainty about global economy. “I still think prospects for rate increases this year is the logical” view, Lacker said in a presentation to a business school in Baltimore, adding that economic data did not indicate that a recession was imminent in the United States. ...
This website names and shames companies with all-male boards image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 18th of February 2016 03:08:53 PM
.... . Mijntje Lückerath, professor of corporate governance at TIAS business school, which compiles the index, noted that not one company has met the statutory target of 30pc female representation. ...
Startup success means knowing when to hand over the reins image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of February 2016 08:45:41 AM
....Throughout business history there have been high profile figures, such as Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, who have founded and developed their own companies. But the successful individuals who can both create a firm from an original idea and then go on to shepherd it as it grows in size are rare, according to Noam Wasserman, a professor at Harvard business school, who has focused on early decisions that can make or break a company. ...
Unilever to shrink Magnum and Cornetto in bid to cut calories image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 22nd of January 2016 12:26:38 PM
....”. Marius Luedicke, associate professor of marketing at Cass business school, said Unilever was likely to be able to introduce the changes without a major negative reaction from its customers. ...
Scrap Bank of England's powers after century of boom and bust, says think-tank image
.... The ideas of famous economist Milton Friedman inspired the ASI's report  Photo: Alamy. Anthony J Evans, the report’s author and an associate professor at the ESCP Europe business school, said that after a century of failure, the Bank’s control of money should be replaced with a system of “free banking”. ...
China turmoil takes toll on global stocks in turbulent start to 2016 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 8th of January 2016 06:46:41 PM
.... The Japanese finance minister, Taro Aso, questioned whether Beijing could afford to keep supporting the yuan in light of its record decline in foreign reserves last month. Christopher Balding, a professor of finance and economics at Peking University’s HSBC business school, said Beijing’s economic flip-flopping and “wild swings in policymaking” had severely damaged confidence. ...
Oil price and global stock markets recover as China boosts yuan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 8th of January 2016 11:56:47 AM
....There were unconfirmed reports on Friday morning that Xiao Gang, the head of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), would resign. Christopher Balding, a professor of finance and economics at Peking University’s HSBC business school, said Beijing’s economic flip-flopping and “wild swings in policymaking” had severely damaged confidence. ...
China stock markets buffeted amid enduring currency concerns image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 8th of January 2016 06:13:20 AM
....”. Christopher Balding, a professor of finance and economics at Peking University’s HSBC business school, said Beijing’s economic flip-flopping and “wild swings in policymaking” had severely damaged confidence. ...
China share trading halted after market plunges 7% in opening minutes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 7th of January 2016 02:25:34 AM
....3%. Christopher Balding, a professor of finance and economics at Peking University’s HSBC business school, said he expected more government action to halt the stock market drops, “whether it is changing the circuit breakers, whether it is again intervening in the market, whether it is extending the ban on large selling by institutions. ...
Why a productivity slump can be a harbinger of better times image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of December 2015 06:24:57 PM
....But this reorganisation took time. Meanwhile, established modes of production were “disrupted”, in 21st-century business school parlance, causing productivity to fall. ...
Who's visiting your website? Analytics will help you find out image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of December 2015 08:20:00 AM
.... It’s free, and there is even an official YouTube channel with easy-to-follow video tutorials. Dr Aleksej Heinze, co-director of the Centre for Digital Business at Salford University’s business school, says you should concentrate on gleaning information about the “three Vs” when you view your site’s statistics. ...
Q&A: Chinese yuan set to join IMF currency basket image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 30th of November 2015 01:19:00 PM
.... “More than anything, it is a symbolic and political milestone in China’s long path to renminbi internationalisation,” they wrote in a research note before the widely expected decision to add the yuan to the basket. Getting the yuan in the SDR basket is a big achievement for the Chinese government, agrees Prof Kamel Mellahi at Warwick business school. ...
Big is beautiful for merging universities image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 25th of November 2015 12:24:36 AM
....France now leads the way with mergers with a government-inspired initiative to gather universities and research centres into umbrella-like communities - "communes" - and then to consider full mergers. One of the biggest amalgamations, the Paris-Saclay "federal university", includes the highly-ranked Ecole Polytechnique, the HEC business school and Universite Paris-Sud. ...
VIDEO: Bel Pesce, 27, Brazil image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 16th of November 2015 01:38:19 PM
....Bel Pesce returned to Brazil to launch her own company after graduating from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. FazInova is a business school offering free online courses. ...
Caffè Nero co-founder: In a small way, we've changed UK culture image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 14th of November 2015 08:00:13 AM
....It’s about the experience. For the vast majority of people who start a business the reality is they will not have been to business school. ...
Former Waitrose boss Mark Price to join Cabinet Office board image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 9th of November 2015 12:18:44 PM
.... . Mr Price, who called himself “The Chubby Grocer” is also understood to be joining a major global consultancy firm to work on employee engagement, and will be writing a number of books, including his first childrens’ book called “The Foolish King” as well as giving guest lectures at universities and business schools. ...
How to succeed in finance? Get a Master's image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of November 2015 07:00:02 AM
.... The good news is that the options have never been greater. Leaf through any UK business school prospectus and you’ll find a plethora of specialised master’s programmes. ...
These are the four things Jes Staley must get right if Barclays is to be truly successful image
.... . It has since become a business school case study of ambiguous marketing strategy, questionable incentive structures for the management team, poor long-term planning and, most of all, a decision to extend credit to all customers regardless of their ability to make repayments. ...
North Sea tax revenues plummet to negative for the first time in sector's history image
....The new data has shattered the most recent official forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility, which had predicted in July the sector would generate £700m for the Treasury this year, and undermined even more optimistic predictions by the Scottish government. John McLaren, an economist and honorary professor at Adam Smith business school at Glasgow university, said: “It may be the first time there has been a negative tax take over a six-month period and means it will be very difficult to attain even that £700m figure, which itself is much revised down from a year ago. ...
Waitrose boss Mark Price to step down from John Lewis Partnership image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of October 2015 09:00:24 AM
.... . He is also understood to be joining a major global consultancy firm to work on employee engagement, and will be writing a number of books as well as giving guest lectures at universities and business schools. ...
Waitrose boss Mark Price to stand down image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of October 2015 08:21:28 AM
....Mr Price has been at the head of Waitrose for nine years and said he "always had in mind that 10 years would be about the right length of time" before stepping down. "In addition to continuing as deputy chairman of Channel 4, when I leave in April I shall be working with a major global firm to do client consultancy in the area of employee engagement and I have accepted several invitations to give guest lectures at business schools and universities," Mr Price said. ...
Italy budget: Renzi risks Brussels battle image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of October 2015 05:05:11 PM
....Renzi, who has made tax cuts a rallying cry ever since he came to office in February last year, appears to be prepared for a fight against the Brussels elite that wants Italy to take the opportunity of its recent recovery to step up fiscal tightening. Alessandro Zattoni, an economics professor at the LUISS business school in Rome, said the EU commission is concerned that the deterioration in world trade following the slowdown in China could hurt the Italian economy, hitting tax revenues and further widening the budget deficit. ...
Volkswagen chief quits over emissions scandal as car industry faces crisis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 23rd of September 2015 08:19:12 PM
....”. Earlier, Prof Karel Williams of the University of Manchester business school told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme that the VW scandal reflected badly on Germany. ...
'Incompetent' bosses behind start-up failures image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of September 2015 04:15:24 AM
.... . The report’s authors claimed that better access to business schools and leadership training could give these start-ups a better chance of survival. ...
Go Dutch and save yourself £50,000 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 5th of September 2015 06:00:01 AM
....While the Netherlands and the Nordic countries were among the first to start courses taught entirely in English, in part because of the relative obscurity of their own languages, in France it is another matter. Apart from a few business school postgraduate courses, it’s impossible to find any in France that are not in the mother tongue (and likewise in England). ...
Is a chief happiness officer really the best way to increase workplace happiness? image
.... “If anything, we want a chief happiness officer mentality in the company, rather than a chief happiness officer person in the company,” he says. Charles D Kearns, a professor of behavioral science at Pepperdine University’s business school, says assigning companywide happiness to a bureaucrat is antithetical to the concept of workplace happiness. ...
What do Vicky Pollard and a Chinese billionaire have in common?  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of August 2015 08:00:38 PM
.... Fosun has separate deal teams for its healthcare, financial and lifestyle divisions. It can dispatch small armies of British and American business schooled negotiators to boardroom meetings. ...
Why we should take Corbynomics seriously image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of August 2015 12:08:43 PM
....This idea of monetary financing of fiscal deficits -borrowing from the central bank, rather than from the bond markets - has a reputable pedigree. In a lecture to the Cass business school in February 2012, Adair Turner, the former chair of the UK Financial Services Authority, proposed it as an option if further borrowing from the markets were politically or financially impossible. ...
John Timpson: Family is more important than the family business image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 9th of August 2015 09:07:42 PM
.... British business is changing but most organisations are hampered by our national instinct to follow the rules. Perhaps it is time for one of our business schools to found a faculty devoted to flexible working, rule breaking and common sense. ...
What motivates CEOs to solve the world’s big social and environmental problems? image
.... However, by becoming more aware of their personal story and their deeper motivations, they can better cope with the frustration and increase their resiliency. You recently wrote about ecological worldviews for the Journal of Management of Global Sustainability, which is published by an association of Jesuit business schools. ...
Less than a year on from AbbVie, there's a delicious irony to Shire's $30bn bid for Baxalta image
.... Following years of study at medical school in Copenhagen and Harvard and an MBA from Insead in France. However, his spell at the leading French business school has also quickly taught him the science of deal making. ...
Number of women studying for MBAs at universities rises as China and Japan pave the way for future female business executives image
....The traditionally male-dominated world of business education – particularly on Master of Business Administration (MBA) courses – is going through a major change as more and more women join the ranks – spear-headed by those in Asia, research shows. A group of leading US business schools, last year, managed to increase the number of female students studying for MBAs by ten per cent, compared with a decade ago. ...
Running a tight ship in the digital age image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of July 2015 09:37:23 AM
.... “We did say we’d cap [the course] at 60 but we’re fighting off applications and companies – and the demand for these courses comes directly from employers. That degree apprenticeship over four years brings together humanities, science and engineering and the business school: that’s the sort of thing that’s happening. ...
Microsoft and Nokia - a marriage made in hell? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 10th of July 2015 12:45:06 PM
. Microsoft's takeover of Nokia's mobile phone operation is bound to end up as a business school case study. ...
Women in Asia buck trend for male business courses image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of July 2015 11:00:26 PM
. It was hailed as a success story this year when a group of leading US business schools managed to increase their proportion of female students on MBA (Master of Business Administration) courses to 40% - up from 30% a decade before. ...
Space is a frontier too far. Elon Musk’s best bet is to come back down to earth image
.... . Mr Musk is the kind of person everyone in business should be rooting for – an innovator, fearless and inspirational boss, and a thinker who goes far beyond your typical business school automaton. ...
We're not traitors, insist Greece's yes campaigners image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of June 2015 06:28:53 PM
....The yes camp argues that a Grexit – and subsequent return to the drachma – would trigger rampant inflation, mass defaults and bankruptcies, further deprivation and political unrest – and that such a high price is not worth paying. Zoe Kourounakou, who lectures in European and international relations for a leading Athens business school,said: “Many people don’t realise that, for example, voting no doesn’t mean wiping out Greece’s debts. ...
....09p. The veteran oil analyst Malcolm Graham-Wood said earlier this month: “Surely one for the business school handbooks of just how quickly a management can destroy a company in such a limited timeframe. ...
Brazil's biofuels hit new sweetspot image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of June 2015 10:45:53 PM
....Fossil fuels received incentives, as Brazil's government moved to tackle another issue: inflation. Paulo Furquim de Azevedo, an Economics professor at Sao Paulo's Insper business school, says Brazil's government did not act deliberately to hurt its ethanol industry, but its economic policy ended up damaging the sector. ...
Third-party sellers and Amazon - a double-edged sword in e-commerce image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of June 2015 01:31:36 PM
....”. Ajay Bhalla, a professor at Cass business school, says selling on Amazon can be “a race to the bottom, unless you have a very unique product”. ...
As Greece stares into the abyss, has Spain escaped from crisis? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 20th of June 2015 03:00:08 PM
....Even the IMF report that welcomed Spain’s impressive growth rate – one of the strongest in Europe – also stressed the shaky jobs outlook, noting that unemployment was “still painfully high” and that “vulnerabilities remain”. “Spain has returned to about 95% of where it was in 2008,” says Professor Javier Diaz-Giménez of the IESE business school in Madrid. ...
Wal-Mart does so much wrong, but the shame is that none of it is illegal image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 19th of June 2015 06:05:37 PM
.... And even more so now after the death of Kirk Kerkorian. Companies are led by business school clones, almost none of them doing anything remotely interesting with their lives or even their money. ...
Can Etsy's new foundation shake up the meaning of business? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 18th of June 2015 07:27:05 PM
....Likewise, the curriculum is not yet fully developed, but an outline has taken shape. The first two units are unlike traditional business school fare. ...
How to start a ... craft business image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 18th of June 2015 06:30:10 AM
.... There is lots of craft business advice available online or in books and there are many business organisations around the UK to help you with workshops or offer mentoring. Patricia van den Akker is the director of The Design Trust, the online business school for designers and makers based in London. ...
How to have a life beyond work image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 15th of June 2015 11:12:23 PM
....Sir Martin Sorrell confesses he was initially sceptical of the issue. At business school, he dutifully drew three intersecting circles representing career, family and society to score top marks in an exam, but admits he thought it was a "useless course". ...
Holiday travel firm nets £750k investment image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 13th of June 2015 06:13:34 PM
.... . The Angel Co-Fund, launched by the coalition government in 2013, has invested in Family Traveller along with London business school Cass’s Entrepreneurship Fund and a number of other parties. ...
Picking fights with business doomed Labour to defeat | Mary Creagh image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 12th of June 2015 06:22:15 PM
.... But that exchange in Manchester town hall crystallised for me that the leader’s office did not understand business and didn’t understand what business needed from government. I spent 10 years working with small business people at London Enterprise Agency and Cranfield business school. ...
Singapore's overseas campuses struggle image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of June 2015 10:50:13 AM
.... In many ways, it has been quite a success. French business school INSEAD has been operating its satellite campus. ...
Entrepreneurs are not always born, they need to be made too image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 7th of June 2015 06:50:39 PM
.... . Some initiatives are under way to raise management skills: for example, giving small business access to business school resources through the Small Business Charter. ...
America is officially the most competitive country in the world image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Thursday 28th of May 2015 10:44:42 AM
....In what may come as no shock to anyone, America has topped the rankings on a list of the most competitive countries in the world. The International Institute for Management Development (IMD) – an international business school in Lausanne – has released its annual list of world competitiveness according to the key factors of innovation, drive, effectiveness of each country's infrastructure and strong business efficiency. ...
Back to basics reform needed if 'Wall Street ethics' is not to be an oxymoron image
.... If “Wall Street ethics” is ever to become more than an oxymoron, it has to shift to preventative measures. How many ethics courses are taught in business school? Where is Wall Street’s version of a Hippocratic oath for bankers?. ...
Millennials want to work for employers committed to values and ethics image
.... Cohen says he has observed a huge boom in corporations which have seen the business potential of positivity in the market and being perceived to be values driven. Related: Sustainability now key selling point for business schools attracting students. ...
Power shift in America as Wall Street bows to Silicon Valley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of April 2015 11:03:08 PM
....The financial “masters of the universe” have made money from money on a scale never before witnessed, their values and priorities cascading over the US and the west. The ambitious graduates from the great American law and business schools have unquestioningly put a Wall Street career as their number one objective. ...
'British banks just don't understand customers' image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Saturday 11th of April 2015 12:26:03 AM
....But then Vernon Hill, the chairman and founder of Metro Bank, is not a typical banker. The son of a Virginia real estate broker, Mr Hill developed his interest in the industry during his business school studies in Pennsylvania 50 years ago, where he combined his classes with part-time work for a car dealer who also ran a local banking operation. ...
Shell's BG takeover has oil industry asking who’s next image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of April 2015 07:01:53 PM
.... Shares of Tullow and Premier Oil have nearly halved in the past year. Christian Stadler, an associate professor at Warwick business school, said Shell had missed out on the last merger boom because its complex Anglo-Dutch share structure made it hard to pay for deals. ...
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 6th of April 2015 11:54:31 PM
....The company makes its fortunes by finding optimum ways of producing something simple - like a burger or ketchup - and repeating that formula on a larger scale, without requiring much creativity. "This model is well-suited to the food industry, where you can make a lot of money if you are disciplined enough to avoid waste when producing," says Leni Hidalgo, a professor at Brazil's Insper business school, who worked in one of Lemann, Telles and Sicupira's businesses in the 1990s. ...

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