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Articles for October 2008

When it came to the crunch, MBAs didn't help

IT'S NOT just in finance that the inquests have begun. What part have the business schools and business academics played in the implosion of the world's banking system?
High earners need to be brought down to Earth

IF, AFTER 30 years of effort, the only solution on offer to a problem is to 'try harder', you know there's something wrong with the premise. So it is with City pay.
'Trust me, I'm a manager.' Doesn't work, does it?

As today's banking paralysis demonstrates, trust is something business can't do without. It isn't some fuzzy nice-to-have it's the lubricant without which the City and Wall Street are as frozen as a rusted motor.