The 29th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE of the Strategic Management Society (Oct 11-14, 2009) will held in Washington DC and highlight the topic “Strategies in an Uncertain World”.The Conference aims to encourage discussions about research and strategies for addressing uncertainty and the opportunities created by changes in the world. Concepts of uncertainty have long been at [...]
Posts Tagged ‘ Credit Crisis ’
In an article of the McKinsey Quarterly the two business strategists discuss the nature of risk, the effectiveness of performance-measurement systems, and the difficulty of getting governance and incentives right.
Jonathan Berk, the A.P. Giannini Professor of Finance at Stanford School of Business, has published an article titled “Incentives and the Financial Crisis” about people’s behavior in the credit crunch. The article is available online.
Read the information about the global economic crisis on the special webpage of the Harvard Business School.
The redit crisis has become a global financial crisis. In a new publication series “Collateral Damage” the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) assess the impact of the financial crisis on the economy and discusses its impacts. The two parts of the series published so far are: “Collateral Damage Part 1: What the Crisis in the Credit [...]
Paul J.H. Schoemaker, research director for the Mack Center for Technological Innovation, suggests that, for some companies, the economic crisis can actually provide an innovation platform: “The crisis has multiple impacts: Loss of revenue and profit will at first instill a cost cutting mentality, which is not good for innovation. But if the patient is [...]
Niall Ferguson (Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University and William Ziegler Professor at Harvard Business School) wrote an article published in Vanity Fair titled “Wall Street Lays Another Egg” about the credit crunch. “Not so long ago, the dollar stood for a sum of gold, and bankers knew the people they lent [...]
$29 billion for the Bear Stearns mess $700 billion to buy spoiled assets $200 billion to buy stock in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac $85 billion loan to AIG insurance $37.8 billion for AIG $250 billion for bank stocks Hundreds of billions in guarantees to back up money market funds and to guarantee bank deposits. [...]
As the financial crisis continues to roil credit and stock markets around the globe, it seems that no country or continent is being spared the consequences. Brazil, Russia, India and China — the BRIC countries — are no exception. In this Knowledge@Wharton podcast, Shiv Khemka, vice chairman of SUN Group, based in London, New Delhi [...]
INSEAD organizes the “Leadership Summit Asia 2008” conference at its Asia campus in Singapore. The conference, entitled ‘Is Asia Riding – or Writing the future?’, will examine the sustainability of the Asian success story in the light of the global financial crisis. Live webcast of the conference: http://tv.insead.edu . The event will be held from [...]