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Big Four: When talent prefers tough, competitive management systems - Sebastien Stenger - ©Fotolia-jozefmicic

The largest international accounting firms have no trouble attracting applicants despite the intense workload and stressful selection process. In fact, quite the opposite: the up or out system may well be the key motivating factor for employees. Sébastien Stenger explains the inner workings and outcomes of this managerial approach.

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Micro-economics8 December 2016

Making Sense of Economic Models

Economics is not considered the most successful scientific discipline, to say the least. There are (...)

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Micro-economics7 December 2016

Do people manage their time like their money?

Time and money are two valuable and scarce resources that individuals try to manage optimally in (...)

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Micro-economics7 December 2016

How should we decide in the face of uncertainty?

How should governments decide in the face of radical uncertainties, such as those concerning (...)

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Business Strategy14 November 2016

Resource-rich firms make attractive business allies

A business partnership is much like a marriage. Both parties bring something to the table and join (...)

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Social & societal trends and issues7 June 2016

How activists shape business and corporate strategy

As far removed as they seem to be from executive boardrooms, civil rights campaigners and (...)

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In their recent examination of a multinational enterprise¸ Rodolphe Durand and Anne Jacqueminet (...)

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Households are notoriously unsophisticated investors, with low financial literacy; and yet, banks (...)

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