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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: 28/11/2017 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

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

Connecting Across Cultures: An Empirical Examination of Multicultural Individuals as Global Leaders 

Date: 08/2017 Author(s): Shakir, Farah Yasmine; Lee, Yih-Teen Document type: Chapter Global leadership involves the ability to connect with individuals from different cultures. Connecting is an actionable process that creates mutual understanding, positive feeling and a common approach to collaborate. Forming interpersonal connections can be an effective way for global leaders to cut across cultural differences, as it is based on a ... More information  

How to Make Things Happen 

Date: 16/07/2017 Author(s): Muñoz-Seca, Beatriz Document type: Book This book offers models and frameworks to analyze your service delivery systems as a whole. It presents the framework to solve customer problems by delivering the right knowledge at the right time to the right place and take advantage of the efficiency that technology and algorithms offer. Why do so many brilliant plans fail to deliver in practice? ... More information   Read related article

Strategy and Geopolitics 

Date: 07/07/2017 Author(s): Rosenberg, Mike Document type: Book Large western companies are accelerating their expansion into emerging economies, while relying on oversimplified frameworks to make decisions and complex matrix organizations to make things happen. When critical events do happen (such as terrorist attacks or civil wars), senior executives and the companies they lead are often taken by surprise. As ... More information   Read related article
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