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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Bank Mergers And Diversification: Implications For Competition Policy

    This paper analyses competition and mergers among risk averse banks. The authors show that the correlation between the shocks to the demand for loans and the shocks to the supply of deposits induces a strategic interdependence between the two sides of the market. The authors characterize the role of diversification...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Political Connections, SEC Enforcement And Accounting Quality

    This paper examines whether firms and executives that have built political connections through political contributions and lobbying face lower enforcement costs by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Firms with low accounting quality have greater political expenses on average. They increase these expenditures during the period of misreporting and are...

    Provided By London Business School

  • White Papers // May 2010

    The Impact Of Private Equity Ownership On Portfolio Firms' Corporate Tax Planning

    This paper investigates whether private equity (PE) firms influence the tax practices of their portfolio firms. Prior research documents that PE firms create economic value in portfolio firms through effective governance, financial, and operational engineering. Given PE firms' focus on value creation, the author examines whether PE firms influence the...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Market Reaction To Securitization Retained Interest Impairments During The Financial Crisis Of 2007-2008

    In this study, the authors investigate equity market reactions to the announcement of impairments of retained interests arising from asset securitizations made by financial institutions during the Financial Crisis of 2007-2008. In the past two decades, asset securitizations were used extensively by financial institutions as an indirect means of borrowing...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Risk Management Starts At The Top

    Where were the boards of directors of the world's largest financial firms when their managements were loading up on risky collateralized debt obligations and structured investment vehicles? What happened to the risk-management procedures laid out in their corporate governance guidelines? The authors have found a strong correlation between the size...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    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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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Organisational Characteristics For Change, Success And Survival

    Professor Michael Jarrett, Visiting Professor of Organisational Behaviour, speaks of the importance of organisations understanding their external environment in order to change, succeed and survive.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    How Should Executives Prepare For The Upturn?

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

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Madan Pillutla: Faculty Insights

    In this Webcast, Madan Pillutla, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, discusses and explains his research on the perceptions of fairness in negotiations.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Negotiating And Influencing Skills For Senior Managers

    Madan Pillutla, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, discusses how the Negotiating and Influencing Skills for Senior Managers programme can help senior leaders thrive in business negotiations.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Keeping People Inspired During A Recession

    Organisations that flourish and retain talent during a recession always flourish after, says Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice in Organisational Behaviour, discussing challenges with keeping people inspired and engaged in a recession.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Leaders Can Increase The Gap

    Randall Peterson, Professor of Organisational Behaviour discusses the importance of leadership during a downturn. If employees believe and trust in the organisation and its leadership, they are more likely to stay focussed, engaged and work hard.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    People Management In Recession

    According to Nigel Nicholson, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, the biggest challenge for most managers throughout a recession is dealing with people. He explains how to manage people on three different levels: thoughts, emotion and action.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    The Downturn As An Opportunity To Transform Business Culture

    According to Nigel Nicholson, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, success can be an enemy of change but that one of the things to come out of these turbulent times is that it can provide a fantastic opportunity for lots of changes in organizations.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    How To Harness Leaders In The Middle Ranks

    Michael Jarrett, Adjunct Professor of Organisational Behaviour discusses how companies can harness the leadership of middle ranks to become successful; he says that in many ways those who are managers and add value today will be the leaders tomorrow.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Could Now Be The Best Time To Create Economic Value?

    Donald Sull, Professor of Management Practice in Strategic and International Management discusses how there can be an upside to a downturn and why different times in the economic cycle can provide potential advantages for skilled firms.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Dealing With Workforce Downsizing

    Randall Peterson, Professor of Organisational Behaviour discusses why the way an organisation deals with workforce downsizing is important not only in supporting those being laid off but also in maintaining loyalty within the remaining workforce.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    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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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    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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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    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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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Managing People Through The Downturn

    People are at the heart of organisations and drive performance, however a recession can erode the skills and culture that contribute to success.

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Are Economic Downturns The Result Of Poor Decision Making Or Failed Regulatory Regimes?

    Now more than ever, the effectiveness of corporate governance is key to competitiveness. Steve Currall, Visiting Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Entrepreneurship discusses the options.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    High Performance People Skills For Leaders

    High Performance People Skills for Leaders is a leadership development programme founded upon a powerful model of personal effectiveness: self-knowledge, insight into others and interpersonal problem solving.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Corporate Governance: Managing The Board Of Directors

    Steve Currall explains the importance of corporate governance, and how to ensure your board is making the best possible decisions on behalf of the organization.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Coaching For Performance

    Brent Smith teaches managers how to be effective coaches and win the war for talent including addressing difficult employee problems and conversations through a better understanding of the psychology of coaching.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Private Label Share In A downturn

    Nirmalya Kumar, Professor of Marketing, draws on his research to examine what happens to private label shares during recessions and how market share can be defended in challenging times.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Remaining Innovative Through Good And Bad Times

    Rajesh Chandy, Professor of Marketing and Tony and Maureen Wheeler Chair in Entrepreneurship discusses why managers need to focus on the future in order to help an organisation remain innovative through difficult and prosperous times.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Today's Opportunity: Embedded Marketing

    In this Webcast, Nader Tavassoli, professor of Marketing, explains why marketing is not just about advertising, it's about people as well.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Can Innovation Be Incentivized?

    Rajesh Chandy, Professor of Marketing, Tony and Maureen Wheeler Chair in Entrepreneurship; discusses whether innovation should be incentivized and explains why asymmetric incentives (rewards for success) need to be higher than penalties for failures.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Recession As A Marketing Opportunity

    According to Nirmalya Kumar, Professor of Marketing, recessions can be an excellent time for companies with strong market position to increase their market share as maintaining advertising budgets can give them a disproportionate share of voice.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Emerging Markets And The Upturn

    Emerging markets can represent tremendous opportunities for firms to emerge from the downturn. Rajesh Chandy, Professor of Marketing and Entrepreneurship talks about how some of the most remarkable innovations are happening in emerging markets.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    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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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    How Does Consumer Behaviour Differ In A Downturn?

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

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    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.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Marketing Success In A Downturn

    Patrick Barwise, Emeritus Professor of Management and Marketing, explains how the right marketing strategy can turn the downturn into an opportunity.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Customer Focused Marketing: The Key To Unlocking Profits

    This marketing programme aims to help executives from across the business acquire a strategic understanding of key marketing tools and concepts that deliver value to both the customer and the bottom line.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Market Driving Strategies

    Listening to your customers is important, but this marketing programme explains how you can also educate them to understand the leap in benefits you are offering: driving the market forward rather than letting it drive you.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Pricing For Profit

    Marco Bertini explains how to realise and unlock the true potential of pricing and manage price in a competitive environment by integrating pricing strategy across the marketing process.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Growing Your Business

    John Mullins on how to grow your business, manage cash and individuals, and cope with the challenges of rapid growth.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Which Companies Will Survive And Which Will Fail In A Recession?

    Chris Higson, Associate Professor of Accounting explains why when a recession hits your survival is predestined and depends on the markets you serve, the business models you use and the strength of your balance sheet.

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Labor Laws And Innovation

    In this paper, the authors provide empirical evidence that strong labor laws indeed appear to have an ex ante positive incentive effect by encouraging the innovative pursuits of firms and their employees. Using patents and citations as proxies for innovation and a time-varying index of labor laws, they find that...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Dynamic Hedging In Incomplete Markets: A Simple Solution

    Despite much work on hedging in incomplete markets, the literature still lacks tractable dynamic hedges in plausible environments. In this paper, the authors provide a simple solution to this problem in a general incomplete-market economy in which a hedger, guided by the traditional minimum-variance criterion, aims at reducing the risk...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Political Uncertainty And Corporate Investment Cycles

    The authors document novel evidence that political uncertainty has a dampening effect on corporate investment. Specifically, they find significant cycles in firm-level corporate investment corresponding with the timing of national elections across a sample of 48 countries between 1980 and 2004. During the year leading up to the election outcome,...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Liquidity And Feasible Debt Relief

    This paper analyzes the determinants of secondary debt market liquidity, identifying conditions under which trading in competitive markets results in sufficient ownership concentration to induce ex post efficient debt relief. The feasibility of debt relief is path-dependent, hinging upon interim economic conditions. Secondary debt markets are likely to freeze during...

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  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    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.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Organisational Characteristics For Change, Success And Survival

    Professor Michael Jarrett, Visiting Professor of Organisational Behaviour, speaks of the importance of organisations understanding their external environment in order to change, succeed and survive.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    How Should Executives Prepare For The Upturn?

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

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Madan Pillutla: Faculty Insights

    In this Webcast, Madan Pillutla, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, discusses and explains his research on the perceptions of fairness in negotiations.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Negotiating And Influencing Skills For Senior Managers

    Madan Pillutla, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, discusses how the Negotiating and Influencing Skills for Senior Managers programme can help senior leaders thrive in business negotiations.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Keeping People Inspired During A Recession

    Organisations that flourish and retain talent during a recession always flourish after, says Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice in Organisational Behaviour, discussing challenges with keeping people inspired and engaged in a recession.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Leaders Can Increase The Gap

    Randall Peterson, Professor of Organisational Behaviour discusses the importance of leadership during a downturn. If employees believe and trust in the organisation and its leadership, they are more likely to stay focussed, engaged and work hard.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    People Management In Recession

    According to Nigel Nicholson, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, the biggest challenge for most managers throughout a recession is dealing with people. He explains how to manage people on three different levels: thoughts, emotion and action.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    The Downturn As An Opportunity To Transform Business Culture

    According to Nigel Nicholson, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, success can be an enemy of change but that one of the things to come out of these turbulent times is that it can provide a fantastic opportunity for lots of changes in organizations.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    How To Harness Leaders In The Middle Ranks

    Michael Jarrett, Adjunct Professor of Organisational Behaviour discusses how companies can harness the leadership of middle ranks to become successful; he says that in many ways those who are managers and add value today will be the leaders tomorrow.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Could Now Be The Best Time To Create Economic Value?

    Donald Sull, Professor of Management Practice in Strategic and International Management discusses how there can be an upside to a downturn and why different times in the economic cycle can provide potential advantages for skilled firms.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Dealing With Workforce Downsizing

    Randall Peterson, Professor of Organisational Behaviour discusses why the way an organisation deals with workforce downsizing is important not only in supporting those being laid off but also in maintaining loyalty within the remaining workforce.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    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.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    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.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    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.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Managing People Through The Downturn

    People are at the heart of organisations and drive performance, however a recession can erode the skills and culture that contribute to success.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Are Economic Downturns The Result Of Poor Decision Making Or Failed Regulatory Regimes?

    Now more than ever, the effectiveness of corporate governance is key to competitiveness. Steve Currall, Visiting Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Entrepreneurship discusses the options.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    High Performance People Skills For Leaders

    High Performance People Skills for Leaders is a leadership development programme founded upon a powerful model of personal effectiveness: self-knowledge, insight into others and interpersonal problem solving.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Corporate Governance: Managing The Board Of Directors

    Steve Currall explains the importance of corporate governance, and how to ensure your board is making the best possible decisions on behalf of the organization.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Coaching For Performance

    Brent Smith teaches managers how to be effective coaches and win the war for talent including addressing difficult employee problems and conversations through a better understanding of the psychology of coaching.

    Provided By London Business School

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    When Talk Is "Free": An Analysis Of Subscriber Behavior Under Two - And Three-Part Tariffs

    In many service industries, firms introduce three-part tariffs to replace or complement existing two-part tariffs. While both two- and three-part tariffs have been studied in the extant literature, there have been no empirical studies of customer choice and usage when both types of tariffs are on offer. The results show...

    Provided By London Business School

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Political Connections, SEC Enforcement And Accounting Quality

    This paper examines whether firms and executives that have built political connections through political contributions and lobbying face lower enforcement costs by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Firms with low accounting quality have greater political expenses on average. They increase these expenditures during the period of misreporting and are...

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Private Label Share In A downturn

    Nirmalya Kumar, Professor of Marketing, draws on his research to examine what happens to private label shares during recessions and how market share can be defended in challenging times.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Remaining Innovative Through Good And Bad Times

    Rajesh Chandy, Professor of Marketing and Tony and Maureen Wheeler Chair in Entrepreneurship discusses why managers need to focus on the future in order to help an organisation remain innovative through difficult and prosperous times.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Today's Opportunity: Embedded Marketing

    In this Webcast, Nader Tavassoli, professor of Marketing, explains why marketing is not just about advertising, it's about people as well.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Can Innovation Be Incentivized?

    Rajesh Chandy, Professor of Marketing, Tony and Maureen Wheeler Chair in Entrepreneurship; discusses whether innovation should be incentivized and explains why asymmetric incentives (rewards for success) need to be higher than penalties for failures.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Recession As A Marketing Opportunity

    According to Nirmalya Kumar, Professor of Marketing, recessions can be an excellent time for companies with strong market position to increase their market share as maintaining advertising budgets can give them a disproportionate share of voice.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Emerging Markets And The Upturn

    Emerging markets can represent tremendous opportunities for firms to emerge from the downturn. Rajesh Chandy, Professor of Marketing and Entrepreneurship talks about how some of the most remarkable innovations are happening in emerging markets.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    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.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    How Does Consumer Behaviour Differ In A Downturn?

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

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    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.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Marketing Success In A Downturn

    Patrick Barwise, Emeritus Professor of Management and Marketing, explains how the right marketing strategy can turn the downturn into an opportunity.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Customer Focused Marketing: The Key To Unlocking Profits

    This marketing programme aims to help executives from across the business acquire a strategic understanding of key marketing tools and concepts that deliver value to both the customer and the bottom line.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Market Driving Strategies

    Listening to your customers is important, but this marketing programme explains how you can also educate them to understand the leap in benefits you are offering: driving the market forward rather than letting it drive you.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Pricing For Profit

    Marco Bertini explains how to realise and unlock the true potential of pricing and manage price in a competitive environment by integrating pricing strategy across the marketing process.

    Provided By London Business School

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Growing Your Business

    John Mullins on how to grow your business, manage cash and individuals, and cope with the challenges of rapid growth.

    Provided By London Business School