Tag Archives: banking

Can an MBA enhance your entrepreneurial skills?

Posted by on Tuesday, April 19, 2011

The Association of Business Schools’ latest ‘Tomorrow’s MBA’ research into what prospective MBA students are looking for has found that there is an increased demand for entrepreneurial skills. Entrepreneurship is not new to the MBA, but for many years the focus for many MBA students has been banking, finance and consulting. The report argues that… Read More »

What bankers need – moral compass not fat pockets

Posted by on Friday, February 5, 2010

Banking bonuses were a hot topic at the World Economic Forum in Davos last week – but all they highlighted is that little has been learnt or changed in the world of banking. George Soros told the BBC‘s Robert Peston that the payment of bonuses by banks from 2009 profits is wrong, as the profits… Read More »

Debt is hanging around the necks of households

Posted by on Monday, January 11, 2010

Debt is hanging around the necks of households, like Christmas cake on the hips. Spanish researchers* have recently confirmed the existence of a long-run relationship between house prices and home loans, a so-called co-integrating relationship. Nothing particularly startling in that result. But dig a little more into the results and a more troublesome finding can… Read More »