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The Rights and RESPONSIBILITIES of Corporate Leadership

  I recently read what to me was a very disturbing article published in the INSEAD online magazine, KNOWLEDGE.  Normally I enjoy reading their articles as INSEAD has some very fine business academics and some well thought through research findings. … Continue reading

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Compliance, Risk, Conduct and Culture in Financial Services

“We simply do not know if we have the tools to change the banking culture.”  Lord Turner, UK FSA Chairman This blog is part of  a larger keynote address to the Conduct and Culture in Financial Services Conference, to be … Continue reading

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The 3 Wishes of the CEO . . .

And the Genie said, “I will grant you three wishes, and you can’t wish for more wishes, so choose wisely!” Across the globe nearly everyone knows the story of the Genie and the three wishes. Each culture tends to have its … Continue reading

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A Pleasant Surprise . . . Corporate Culture from 1965

This morning I was feeling a little guilty since I hadn’t posted a new blog in several days.  My excuse being the pressures of work and meetings, but excuses don’t even buy sympathy any more, so I sat down at my … Continue reading

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Banking’s Two Challenges . . . are Really One!

Shallow men believe in luck or fate. Wise men believe in cause and effect. It’s been six tumultuous years since the global economic meltdown of 2008 and we are finally glimpsing signs of a return to a growing economy.  Belt tightening, cost control, … Continue reading

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The Culture of Banking is Broken . . . An Example

Everywhere I turn the press and critics are talking about how the culture of big banking in the UK is broken.  They blame the culture on all sorts of ills, from greed to lack of respect for diversity to the … Continue reading

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