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Does Regulating Banks' Corporate Governance Help? A Review of the Empirical Evidence 

Date: 03/03/2018 Author(s): Ormazábal, Gaizka; Duro, Miguel Document type: Chapter The financial crisis of 2007-2008 fueled the idea that corporate governance in the financial sector urgently needed reform. The perception that poor corporate governance was a primary cause of the breakdown of the financial markets prompted extensive regulatory actions around the world. However, whether and how regulating banks' corporate governance ... More information  

And Now What?: A Guide to Leadership and Taking Charge in Your New Role 

Date: 08/12/2017 Author(s): Stein, Guido Document type: Book When you start a new managerial role, there is an inevitable contrast between what you believed you would find and what you're actually faced with. And Now What? helps you manage this gap between expectation and reality, ensuring that you get off to the best possible start in your new job. This book is structured in two parts, and it begins by offering ... More information   Read related article

Why managers still need to take account of comparative advantage 

Date: 06/12/2017 Author(s): Ghemawat, Pankaj Editor(s): Cátedra Anselmo Rubiralta de Estrategia y Globalización Document type: Chapter Managers generally don't seem to take much account of comparative advantage. Some of this may reflect the non-obviousness of the concept itself, as hinted at by Paul Samuelson's citation of it in response to Stanislaw Ulam's challenge to name one proposition in all of the social sciences that is both true and non-trivial (Head and Mayer 2013). But ... More information  

Cómo liderar personas con la retribución: Políticas, criterios y valores 

Date: 29/11/2017 Author(s): Stein, Guido; Anta Callersten, Carlos Document type: Book El libro está estructurado en cinco grandes bloques: tras una introducción que refleja el punto de vista general de los autores, la primera parte incluye con rigor los conceptos básicos que sirven de piedras angulares para asentar los restantes bloques. La segunda parte es el piso de la política retributiva propiamente, con el despliegue de los conceptos ... More information  

Retos de la "Laudato si" a la empresa 

Date: 01/11/2017 Author(s): Melé, Domènec Editor(s): Cátedra de Ética Empresarial y de los Negocios Document type: Chapter Se revisan las referencias directas e indirectas a la empresa en la encíclica "Laudato si" del Papa Francisco y se reflexiona acerca de algunas implicaciones empresariales al llamado de este documento. More information  

Cities & Social Cohesion: Designing More Inclusive Urban Areas 

Date: 20/10/2017 Author(s): Berrone, Pascual; Ricart, Joan Enric; Duch T-Figueras, Ana Isabel Editor(s): CGS - Centro de Globalización y Estrategia Document type: Book Cities today are more diverse than ever before - economically, socially, culturally, ethnically and in terms of people's identities and lifestyles. Highly diversified communities can be a source of new opportunities for socio-economic development, social mobility and advanced living standards for citizens and cities around the world. However, they ... More information   Read related article

Valuation and Common Sense 

Date: 18/10/2017 Author(s): Fernández, Pablo Editor(s): CIF - Center for International Finance Document type: Book This document contains the index of the 48 chapters of a book (Valuation and Common Sense, 6th edition) that may be downloaded for free at the SSRN links that appear on the document. The book explains the nuances of different valuation methods and provides the reader with the tools for analyzing and valuing any business, no matter how complex. The ... More information   Read related article

Petty Corruption - Facilitating Payments and Grease Money 

Date: 10/2017 Author(s): Argandoña, Antonio Editor(s): Cátedra CaixaBank de Responsabilidad Social Corporativa Document type: Chapter The facilitation payments (petty corruption) are small payments to an officer or employee, public or private, that is responsible for a non-discretionary service, in order to facilitate, accelerate or cheapen a procedure, for example, issuing a passport or connecting a house to a power distribution network. They are widespread in some countries, and ... More information   Read related article


Date: 10/2017 Author(s): Estrada, Javier Document type: Chapter Prólogo del libro "Cómo invertir en fondos de inversiòn con sentido común" de John C. Bogle. More information  

Operations Management For Executives: Realize The Full Potential Of Your Company 

Date: 07/09/2017 Author(s): Moscoso, Philip; Lago, Alejandro Editor(s): Cátedra Eurest de Excelencia en los Servicios Document type: Book Operations Management for Executives reviews all that managers should know to be able to turn the operations of their companies into a source of competitive advantage. Understanding operations is key to improve how any organization actually works. In fact, excellence and innovation in operations have played an essential role in many of the great success ... More information   Read related article
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