book review

Hedge Funds

Why leaders fail and succeed

The leaders of publicly listed companies are prone to lying, self-aggrandisement, bullying and narcissistic behaviour. This is the damning indictment of US chief executives by Jeffrey Pfeffer, a professor of organisational behaviour at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, in his book Leadership BS, fixing workplaces and careers one truth at a time. Pfeffer’s contention […]
Hedge Funds

Is the next financial crisis due in 2016/17?

Financial crises occur every nine years on average and each time they occur they reset finance theory – fiduciaries should beware. This is the central theme of a book Crisis and Complexity written by Ross Barry, the head of research at First State Super, which explores a dozen economic and financial catastrophes since the Mississippi […]