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The future of retail banking?

Can banking integrate seamlessly with the day-to-day activities of consumers and interactions with their finances? Travis Ledwith explains how this might be possible.

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Are bankers still breaking the rules?

CNN's Richard Quest asks Dr. Josef Ackermann, Zurich Insurance Group Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the World Economic Forum's Foundation Board, whether the public should still be wary about the behaviour of banks today.

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Ackermann: New alternatives to traditional banks

The former chairman of Zurich Insurance Group, Josef Ackermann, talks to CNN's Richard Quest about banks being replaced by new funding mechanisms.

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The role of central banks in Europe

Are central banks being stretched to breaking point? CNN's Richard Quest and Josef Ackermann of Zurich Insurance Group discuss the topic at London Business School's Global Leadership Summit 2013.

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Failed banks have to exit the market

The crisis was a lost opportunity to restructure the banking system in Europe, according to Josef Ackermann, former Chairman of Zurich Insurance Group and Vice-Chairman of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum.

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Recommendations for banking reform

Dr. Josef Ackermann, Chairman of Zurich Insurance Group; Vice-Chairman of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum puts forward his thoughts on how the banking sector can better add value to society at large.

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Libor: How much did Josef Ackermann know?

CNN's Richard Quest finds out from Josef Ackermann, Chairman of Zurich Insurance Group; Vice-Chairman of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum about what he knew of the Libor Scandal.

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People want more transparency in finance but need a level playing field

Dr. Josef Ackermann, Chairman of Zurich Insurance Group, Vice-Chairman of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum outlines the reasons why there is a need for global standards and regulations for banking.

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Global Leadership Summit 2013 Highlights

Beyond Heroes, Villians and Scapegoats: The Future of Leadership. Iceland President Olafur Grimsson, Unilever CEO Paul Polman were among the line up of big hitters at London Business School's annual leadership event.

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FCA Chief Martin Wheatley: business students should read Aristotle

The CEO of the UK's Financial Conduct Authority shares his thoughts on the panel "Beyond reforms and recriminations: the future of financial leadership" at London Business School's Global Leadership Summit 2013.

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Lucrezia Reichlin: need to limit effects of future crises on real economy

Professor Economics and subject area chair at London Business School, Lucrezia Reichlin, shares her key take-aways from the panel "Beyond reforms and recriminations: the future of financial leadership at the Global Leadership Summit 2013.

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Coca-Cola's James Quincey: business needs to adapt to changing times

James Quincey, President Europe, Coca-Cola Company, shares his key take-aways from the panel "Beyond heroes and villians: the key to sustainable business leadership" at London Business School's Global Leadership Summit 2013.

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Sir Michael Rake: decisions need to be made on infrastructure

Chairman of CBI and BT Group PLC, Sir Michael Rake, shares his thoughts on the subject of the panel "The future of British business: practical priorities for practitioners and policy makers" at London Business School's Global Leadership Summit 2013.

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Linda Yueh: structural and cultural change needed in finance industry

BBC World Chief Business Correspondent and Adjunct Professor of Economics, Linda Yueh, shares her key take-aways from the panel "Beyond reforms and recriminations: The future of financial leadership" at the Global Leadership Summit 2013.

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Alexis Cheang: Capital markets can identify irresponsible companies

Alexis Cheang, Director of Governance and Sustainable Investment, F and C Investment, shares her thoughts on the panel "Investing in a fairer future: the role of capital markets in creating a sustainable economy" at the 2013 Global Leadership Summit.

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Lord Ian Blair: leading under public scrutiny

The former Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service, Lord Ian Blair of Boughton, shares his key take-aways from the panel "Leadership: a convenant of trust?" at London Business School's Global Leadership Summit 2013.

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Ioannis Ioannou: are markets able to evaluate sustainable business models?

Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Ioannis Ioannou, shares his key take-aways from the panel "Investing in a fairer future: the role of capital markets in creating a sustainable economy" at the Global Leadership Summit 2013.

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Professor Andrew Scott: a less rosy future for the BRICs

Andrew Scott, Professor of Economics, Deputy Dean at London Business School, shares his key take-aways from the panel "Emerging markets: are the BRICs braced for a slowdown?" at London Business School's Global Leadership Summit 2013.

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Alessandro Profumo: the need for transparency and new behaviours in finance

Alessandro Profumo, Chairman of Monte Dei Paschi Di Siena Bank, shares his key take-aways from the panel "Beyond reforms and recriminations: The future of financial leadership" at London Business School's Global Leadership Summit 2013.

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Angel investor Dale Murray: innovation needed for all stages of business cycle

Angel investor, Non Executive Director of UKTI and LBS alum Dale Murray shares her key take-aways from the panel "Business model innovation: putting the world's workers to work" at London Business School's Global Leadership Summit 2013.

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Deloitte UK CEO David Sproul: the most important thing for leaders is...

David Sproul, CEO of Deloitte UK, shares his key take-aways from the panel "Agents of change: What role should business leaders play in driving positive social, economic and environmental change?" at the 2013 Global Leadership Summit.

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President Olafur Grimsson on Iceland's fast recovery from economic crisis

How was Iceland able to recover more quickly and effectively than other European economies? President Olafur Grimsson speaks at London Business School's 2013 Global Leadership Summit

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Highlights of the Global Leadership Summit 2012

Highlights of London Business School's Global Leadership Summit 2012 held on 21 May. The theme for the summit was Faster, higher, stronger: Lessons shared between Business and Sport.

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Shai Agassi discusses his thoughts on Innovation at the GLS2011

Shai Agassi, Founder and CEO, Better Place, discusses his thoughts on Innovation at the Global Leadership Summit 2011

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Philip Rutnam discusses his thoughts on Innovation at the GLS2011

Philip Rutnam, Director General, Business and Skills, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, discusses his thoughts on Innovation at the Global Leadership Summit 2011

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Patricia Hewitt talks on Innovation at GLS2011

Patricia Hewitt, Senior Independent Director, BT and Former UK Minister for Business, discusses her thoughts on Innovation at the Global Leadership Summit 2011

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GLS 2011 Panel 4: Does innovating for the greater good have an impact?

Does innovating for the greater good have an impact? Rodrigo Baggio, Michael J. Barber, Amit Mehra and Kamalini Ramdas discuss their thoughts on this question at the Global Leadership Summit 2011

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Nick Hughes talks about Innovation at GLS2011

Nick Hughes, SEMBA2001, Managing Director, Signal Point Partners, talks about Innovation at the Global Leadership Summit 2011

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GLS 2011 Panel 3: Is culture stronger than leadership?

Is culture stronger than leadership? Matt Brittin, Stephen Leonard, Sir Martin Sorrell and David Sproul discuss their thoughts on this question at the Global Leadership Summit 2011

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Matt Brittin talks on Innovation at GLS2011

Matt Brittin, MBA1997, Managing Director UK and Ireland Operations, Google UK, discusses his thoughts on Innovation at the Global Leadership Summit 2011

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Masahiko Yamada and Marc Silvester discuss Innovation at GLS2011

Masahiko Yamada, President of Technical Computing Solutions Unit and Marc Silvester, Senior Vice President and Global Chief Technology Officer, Fujitsu, discuss their thoughts on Innovation at the Global Leadership Summit 2011

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Amit Mehra talks on Innovation at GLS2011

Amit Mehra, MBA2001, Founder and Managing Director of Reuters Market Light, talks about Innovation at the Global Leadership Summit 2011

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GLS 2011 Panel 2: How do you set the scene for innovation?

How do you set the scene for innovation? Antonio Horta-Osorio, Philip Rutnam, Michael Hayman, Philip Cullimore and Phanish Puranam discuss their thoughts on this question at the Global Leadership Summit 2011

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George W. Buckley talks on Innovation at GLS2011

George W. Buckley, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, 3M, discusses his thoughts on Innovation at the Global Leadership Summit 2011

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GLS 2011 Panel 1: Do big companies innovate?

Do big companies innovate? George W. Buckley, Nick Hughes(SEMBA2001), Geoff Vuleta and Gary Dushnitsky discuss their thoughts on this question at the Global Leadership Summit 2011

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Stephen Leonard talks about Innovation at GLS2011

Stephen Leonard, Chief Executive, IBM UK and Ireland, talks about Innovation at the Global Leadership Summit 2011

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Alumni thoughts on Innovation at GLS 2011

Hear from Alumni discussing the theme of innovation at London Business School's Global Leadership Summit 2011

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Faculty thoughts on Innovation at GLS 2011

Professors Lynda Gratton, Kamalini Ramdas, Jeff Skinner and Nader Tavassoli discuss their thoughts on Innovation at London Business School's Global Leadership Summit 2011

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Mo Ibrahim GLS 2010 interview

Mo Ibrahim, Chairman and Founder, Mo Ibrahim Foundation and Founder of Celtel International, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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GLS 2011 Highlights

Highlights of London Business School's Global Leadership Summit 2011, held on 23 May. The theme of the Summit was Innovation.

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John Connolly GLS 2010 interview

John Connolly, Global Chairman, Deloitte, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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GLS 2010 panel highlights 4: The power shift

Global Leadership Summit 2010 Panel highlights 4: The power shift

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Osaze Osifo GLS 2010 interview

Osaze Osifo (MiFPT99), CEO, FBN Investment Banking and Asset Management, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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Sir John Egan GLS 2010 interview

Sir John Egan (MSc01), Chairman, Severn Trent plc, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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Erik Vynkier GLS 2010 interview

Erik Vynkier (MBA2000), Director, Standard Life, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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Mohammed Althani GLS 2010 interview

His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed Althani (SEP50), President, Qatar-Connect, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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Stephen Olabisi Onasanya GLS 2010 interview

Stephen Olabisi Onasanya, Group Managing Director and CEO, First Bank of Nigeria, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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Chris Gibson-Smith GLS 2010 interview

Dr Chris Gibson-Smith, Chairman, London Stock Exchange, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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Andrew Likierman GLS 2010 interview

Sir Andrew Likierman, Dean of London Business School, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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Jean-Christophe Bedos GLS 2010 interview

Jean-Christophe Bedos (SLN2000), CEO Boucheron, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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Juan Pablo Hernandez de Alba GLS 2010 interview

Juan Pablo Hernandez de Alba (SEP39), Managing Director and Partner, EasyFairs Columbia, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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Nigel Andrews GLS 2010 interview

Nigel Andrews (MSc11) on what we can learn from emerging markets

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Roger Carlsson GLS 2010 interview

Roger Carlsson (MSc17), Executive Chairman, FCT Fund Management Pte Ltd, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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Antonio Quintella GLS 2010 interview

Antonio Quintella (MBA33), CEO Brazil and Co-Head, Global Emerging Markets Council, Credit Suisse, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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Rakesh Bhasin GLS 2010 interview

Rakesh Bhasin, CEO, Colt Technology Services Group, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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GLS 2010 panel highlights 3: The future of work

Lynda Gratton, Warren East, Andy Green, Jasmine Whitbread and Rakesh Bhasin discuss the five key factors that will influence the way we work - technology, demographics, social trends, carbon and globalisation

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GLS 2010 panel 2 highlights: Inside out

Nirmalya Kumar, Savio Kwan, Ravi Kant and Mo Ibrahim discuss the latest trend of emerging market companies exporting and taking over companies in the west. Leading companies from Brazil, India and China share their experiences

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GLS 2010 panel 1 highlights: Understanding emerging markets

What do we mean by 'emerging markets'? Helene Rey, Antonio Qintella, Stephen Olabisi Onasanya, HE Amr Abdullah Al-Dabbagh and Laura D'Andrea Tyson seek to define this term and further explore these markets as an economic phenomenon

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Warren East GLS 2010 interview

Warren East, CEO, ARM, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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Don Sull GLS 2010 interview

Don Sull Professor of Management Practice in Strategic and International Management; Faculty Director of Executive Education, London Business School, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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Martin Sorrell GLS 2010 interview

Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO, WPP, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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Ravi Kant GLS 2010 interview

Ravi Kant, Vice Chair, Tata Motors, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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Andy Green GLS 2010 interview

Andy Green, CEO, Logica, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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Julian Birkinshaw GLS 2010 interview

Julian Birkinshaw Professor of Strategic and International Management and Deputy Dean of Programmes, London Business School, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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Francesca Cornelli GLS 2010 interview

Francesca Cornelli Professor of Finance; Academic Director, The Coller Institute of Private Equity, London Business School, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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Lynda Gratton GLS 2010 interview

Lynda Gratton Professor of Management Practice in Organisational Behaviour, London Business School, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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Nirmalya Kumar GLS 2010 interview

Nirmalya Kumar Professor of Marketing, London Business School, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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Paul Bulcke GLS 2010 interview

Paul Bulcke, CEO, Nestle S.A., on what we can learn from emerging markets

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Laura Tyson GLS 2010 interview

Laura D'Andrea Tyson, S.K. and Angela Chan Professor of Global Management, Haas School of Business, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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Vittorio Colao GLS 2010 interview

Vittorio Colao, Chief Executive, Vodafone, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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Peter Voser GLS 2010 interview

Peter Voser, CEO of Royal Dutch Shell, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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Savio Kwan GLS 2010 interview

Savio Kwan (MSc09), Independent Non-Executive Director, Alibaba Group, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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GLS 2010 highlights

Highlights of London Business School's Global Leadership Summit 2010, held on 5 July. The theme was emerging markets: "New Frontiers: Expansion, Opportunity and Innovation."

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Warren Finegold GLS 2010 interview

Warren Finegold (MSc14), Chief Executive, Global Business Development, Vodafone, on what we can learn from emerging markets

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Global Leadership Summit 2009 highlights

London Business School hosted its sixth annual Global Leadership Summit, featuring the most prestigious group of leaders to be gathered on one stage in London this year

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The way forward for business in a reset economy

Speaking at this year's Global Leadership Summit, Jeff Immelt, Chairman and CEO of General Electric, one of the world's most admired and successful companies, gave his thoughts on how businesses can emerge stronger once the recession is over

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What will winning organisations look like in 18 months' time?

Rob Goffee, Professor of Organisational Behaviour at London Business School discusses what business will look like in 18 months' time and how their focus will be a further 18 months ahead of that

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What performance indicators become prevalent in a recession?

Rob Goffee, Professor of Organisational Behaviour at London Business School discusses what the most common performance indicators are during a downturn, including the 'soft' indicators such as enjoying your job

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Opportunities in emerging markets in the downturn

Terry Rhodes, Co-Founder of CelTel, looks at the interesting and new opportunities which might be overlooked during this downturn

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How should executives prepare for the upturn?

Rob Goffee, Professor of Organisational Behaviour at London Business School discusses why executives can not ignore the fundamentals of leadership when preparing for the upturn

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Is it time to focus on risk-reduction strategies?

Richard Punt, Managing Partner of Strategy at Deloitte, discusses the potential outcomes as a result of the ttightening in the willingness for companies to take risk

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Is the slowdown an opportunity for leaders to get ahead and increase the gap?

Richard Punt, Managing Partner of Strategy at Deloitte, talks about why it's important that leaders get focused on the media term opportunities

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How to deal with the upturn when it comes

Richard Punt, Managing Partner of Strategy at Deloitte, discusses how managers can best prepare their organisation for the upturn

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A crisis of trust: the leadership challenge

Richard Edelman, President and CEO of Edelman, gives his insights on how businesses have lost reputational ground in 2008 ad a crisis of confidence in CEOs

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Is the global market economy broken?

Paul Walsh, Chief Executive of Diageo, offer his perspective on why the global economy isn't broken

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The need for a department of death and renewal

Nick Wood, entrepreneur and business advisor, looks at why all businesses today need a 'death and renewal' department that has the ability to make difficult decisions to ensure the long-term survival of the organisation

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Leadership in a crisis

HE Sheikh Mohamed Althani, President of Qatar-Connect, discusses how leadership has been a major issue in handling the global economy

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Leadership in the current climate

John Rothenberg, SVP, Investor Relations and Head of M and A at Unilever UK, discusses the role of leadership in uncertain times

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Is the slowdown an opportunity for leaders to get ahead and increase the gap?

Kishore Mahbubani, Dean, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at National University of Singapore looks at how a recession tests individuals and idenitifies those who have a resilience to overcome difficult times

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What performance indicators become prevalent in a recession?

Kishore Mahbubani, Dean, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at National University of Singapore talks about survival as the most important indicator

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What will winning organisations look like in 18 months' time?

Kishore Mahbubani, Dean, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at National University of Singapore discusses the attributes of winning organisations

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How should business decision-makers prepare for the upturn?

Kishore Mahbubani, Dean, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at National University of Singapore, discusses the best way for decision-makers to prepare their business for the upturn

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Fixing the financial system

Julian Franks, Professor of Finance at London Business School, discusses why we can not wait to fix the financial system, despite not fully understanding the origins of the crisis

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Leadership in tough times

Juan Pablo de Alba, Director General, Easyfairs Columbia, looks at what leaders can learn from difficult times with particular reference to how Columbian leaders coped in 1999

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Investing when times are difficult

Jeremy Asher, Chairman of Agile Energy, argues that survival is the main priority during these times but that great disruptions can also bring great opportunities

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Do consumer brand preferences change in a downturn?

Jean-Christophe Bedos, CEO of Boucheron, discusses why consumers change their brand preferences during a recession

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Can marketing help sustain competitive advantage during a recession?

Jean-Christophe Bedos, CEO of Boucheron, looks at how brands can achieve a competitive advantage through their marketing activity

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How should decision-makers prepare for the upturn?

Jean-Christophe Bedos, CEO of Boucheron, discusses the best way for decision-makers to prepare their business for the upturn

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Is globalisation falling apart?

Helene Rey, London Business School Chaired Professor of Economics, looks at the drop in international transactions and examines whether international trade flows and international financial flows point towards a collapse of globalisation

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Four steps to protect your business and grow during a downturn

Dr. Gita Piramal, Chairman of Ergo, gives a guide to the four steps needed to protect and grow your business in the downturn

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What performance indicators become prevalent in a recession?

Costas Mitropoulos, Executive Chairman, Eurobank EFG Telesis Finance discusses what are the most common performance indicators during a downturn

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What's the value of online strategy?

Ebenezer Essoka, CEO Standard Chartered Bank South Africa, discusses the importance of an online strategy, particularly during a downturn

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How does consumer behaviour differ in the downturn?

Ebenezer Essoka, CEO Standard Chartered Bank South Africa, looks at how consumers behave during a downturn

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What will winning organisations look like in 18 months' time?

Ebenezer Essoka, CEO Standard Chartered Bank South Africa, examines what a successful business will look like after the recession

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Can the financial system be fixed?

Ebenezer Essoka, CEO Standard Chartered Bank South Africa, discusses if the financial system can be fixed

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How should business decision-makers prepare for the upturn?

Ebenezer Essoka, CEO Standard Chartered Bank South Africa, discusses the best way for decision-makers to prepare their business for the upturn

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How do you make your marketing budget work harder?

Daniel Goldstein, Assistant Professor of Marketing at London Business School gives insights on how businesses can make the most of their marketing budget

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How does consumer behaviour differ in a downturn?

Daniel Goldstein, Assistant Professor of Marketing at London Business School looks at how consumers behave during a downturn

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Can the financial system be fixed?

Costas Mitropoulos, Executive Chairman, Eurobank EFG Telesis Finance discusses if the financial system can be fixed

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What will winning organisations look like in 18 months' time?

Costas Mitropoulos, Executive Chairman, Eurobank EFG Telesis Finance examines what a successful business will look like after the recession

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Is the global market economy broken?

Andrew Scott, Professor of Economics at London Business School examines whether the global market economy is broken, or if it can be fixed

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The response of London Business School to the downturn

Professor Sir Andrew Likierman, Dean of London Business School discusses the School's response to the economic downturn

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Glow: bringing energy and innovation to your work

Create a cooperative environment within your organisation and you will radiate energy, innovation and success, says Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice

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Don't let this crisis go to waste!

Understanding industry architecture (especially in financial services) can help us to understand both the causes of and remedy for our malaise, argues Michael G Jacobides, Associate Professor of Strategic and International Management

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Indian power

Nirmalya Kumar, Professor of Marketing, shares the essence of what he learned from 10 trips to India to interview more than 30 CEOs and top executives who are unleashing the new global power of Indian firms

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Simple rules for complex times

During a recession many companies scale back their marketing, so those who don't are at a distinct advantage. This is because the amount that they spend will be carried further, says Dan Goldstein, Assistant Professor of Marketing