Impulsive Shopping, Temptation and Self-Control

Guest blogger: Professor Mark Fenton-O’Creevy, Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Associate Dean External Engagement, The Open University Business School.   And I am a weapon of massive consumption And it’s not my fault it’s how I’m programmed to function Lily Allen, The Fear, 2009 The financial crisis that hit us in 2008 has been analysed in greatContinue reading “Impulsive Shopping, Temptation and Self-Control”

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Financial Management summary report

Here we introduce you to our sixth Business Perspectives summary report in the series, which concludes the financial management quarter. This report takes a look at the wider world of Financial Management and the latest trends relating to organisation, data, responsibility, people and customer 3.0. We invite you to download and share the report andContinue reading “Financial Management summary report”

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Responsible Financial Management webinar ON DEMAND!

Did you miss the latest webinar held on 12 March? If so, you have the chance to listen again to the panellist’s contribution and watch video highlights from the Responsible Financial Management Thought Leaders Roundtable discussion, which took place on 20 February 2014 in London. Facilitating the virtual event was OUBS MBA alum and Associate LecturerContinue reading “Responsible Financial Management webinar ON DEMAND!”

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New behavioural finance software launched

Professor Mark Fenton O’Creevy, Associate Dean (International Strategy) at The Open University Business School, gave a speech at the launch event on 12 March 2014 for a new software program aimed at improving fund managers performance by identifying how behavioural biases affect trading. Described as a behavioural finance thought leader, Professor Fenton O’Creevy commented thatContinue reading “New behavioural finance software launched”

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How is Business Finance DOWN when GDP and House prices are UP

Guest blogger: John Thompson for Trans Capital Associates. Founded in 2011, Trans Capital Associates is a financial and strategic consultancy providing solutions for SME owner managers in distressed, underperforming or growth potential businesses. Business Finance still falling The Bank of England’s latest Trends in Lending survey released last week shows that business funding fell byContinue reading “How is Business Finance DOWN when GDP and House prices are UP”

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Risk Management Remains Financial Priority for Large Businesses

Guest blogger: Laurence Webb for AMEE (Avoiding Mass Extinctions Engine). Founded in 2007, AMEE (@ameeHQ) uses data and technology at scale to address critical business sustainability challenges and enable more intelligent use of resources.  New research based on over 250 treasury and finance professionals demonstrates that managing financial risk is by far and away theContinue reading “Risk Management Remains Financial Priority for Large Businesses”

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