Disinformation in the Investment World

The main documents pertaining to the state of a business are either legally notarised, such as the memorandum and articles of association, or are heavily regulated, such as the audited financial statements and analyst reports. This information, however, is not enough to understand the business and quite often colour needs to be added in the form of written and verbal commentary

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Corporate Turnaround: Identifying a Toxic Corporate Culture

Fast growing economies, such as those found in frontier and emerging markets, have a symbiotic relationship with fast growing companies. Good company performance drives economic growth which in turn drives business. The flip side of the coin is that economic downturns hit companies hard. Both of these scenarios are fertile ground for the development of a toxic corporate culture.

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Leadership ≠ Dictatorship

In an executive position that I previously held I was building out my team and the company had a policy of recruiting internally first. This policy appeals to me in principle in that it gives employees the chance to widen their skill set and reduces recruitment costs. In theory I should also have access to superior information on the employee,

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