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Appointments and impact from the School for CEOs Faculty

The School for CEOs continues to work closely with leading business people to design and deliver our leadership programmes. Here is what some of them were up to last week:

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Complexity Builds Resilience

Over the last few years ‘resilience’ has become a bit of a hot topic. We’re told that leaders and businesses should work to become more resilient.

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New Appointments, Big Decisions and Reforms for the School for CEOs Faculty

CEO and Chairman appointments, reform hurdling and charitable donations were all on the agenda for the School for CEOs Faculty last week:

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The Need for Speed

In the village of Coniston, in the Lake District, is a memorial to a very brave man.

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The Cinderella of Corporate Governance

Over the last two decades there has been a host of reports into the governance of UK quoted plcs.

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Currency Brinksmanship: The Parallels

As Yanis Varoufakis, the Greek Finance Minister, heads for talks with other Eurozone finance ministers billed as a “showdown”, it’s interesting to reflect on the parallels with last year’s Scottish referendum.

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Faculty News from the School for CEOs

The School for CEOs works closely with a number of experienced business people to design and deliver our leadership programmes.

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Learn Strategy - on the Web

Most senior people in business see e-Learning as simply a good way of cutting down the costs of training their people in fairly basic activities.

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Will the real School for CEOs please stand up?

According to the headline over a recent Huffington Post article, ‘There is no School for CEOs’. The piece was written by Jonas Prising, CEO of Manpower Group, the recruitment firm.

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Inside the mind of the investor

I’ve just finished reading a classic book on investing, The Zulu Principle by Jim Slater. Slater was one of the most famous and articulate investors of his day, 20 or...

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