Time to test some axioms

Download pdf Or, how to avoid the blindfolded bus driver’s syndrome. Overview This briefing takes the position that the current crisis is at least partially due to the acceptance of certain assumptions or rules about the way that the world works.  The problem is that these assumptions may have passed […]

Navigating the Recession: The waves of change 1

A clear point emanating from my earlier posts and, importantly, discussions with business managers and leaders is that we cannot afford just to “sit this one out” and expect the business world (and in fact the world in general) to be in exactly the same shape as it was before […]

New Regulation: Implications for Capitalism II

On 23rd February Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank, gave a keynote presentation to the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR)[1]. Whilst this presentation was a clear signal of the shape of “regulation to come for the banking sector, there might be some important clues from this presentation, […]