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How to write a tailored CV | Financial Times

It is important to target your CV to a particular role to stand out from the competition. Making your CV appear too generic will give the impression …

Are Different Skills Required For Senior Executives?

A few weeks ago we were asked to analyze a competency model that had been created by a client. The assumption of their model was that as leaders move up to higher levels in the organization, some competencies become more important. For example, in their model they proposed that a lower level …

The Only Viable Strategy Is Adaptation

Most managers take it for granted that the world has become much more volatile and complex and that we need to constantly adapt. The days when we could simply plan and execute are long gone.<p>So it was notable, to say the least, when Roger Martin recently wrote in <i>Harvard Business Review</i> that he …

What does Tesco need to do to win shoppers back?

Can Tesco dig itself out of its hole? What does Britain's 'favourite' supermarket need to do to win us back?<p>By and<p>Published: 17:33 EDT, 17 April 2014 …

Rolex: How a 109-Year-Old Brand Thrives in the Digital Age

Last year, the decision makers at Rolex decided the time was right for a shakeup.<p>Unlike with most "shakeups," however, there wouldn't be widespread …

12 Actions of 21st Century Servant Leaders

When you look to the heart of leadership you’ll uncover that people are at the center. It’s not strategy, spreadsheets, or s-curves. These are …

Employment

10 Leadership Theories in a Nutshell

<b>Summary:</b> 10 Leadership Theories in a Nutshell<p>This 5-minute video gives a brief overview of 10 theories of leadership, explaining their main …

Fitch: Solvency II Progress Limited, Further Negotiation Likely

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON, November 14 (Fitch) An agreement late yesterday between European authorities is a step towards hitting the January 2016 target date for Solvency II, but is likely to leave some major insurers dissatisfied, Fitch Ratings says. …

Solvency II: a question of how, not when

There was a collective sigh of relief in Brussels from policymakers earlier this month as a final version of Solvency II was agreed upon following …

Administrative Law

Basel III Capital Ratio Requirements Chop More Than $1 Trillion From European Bank Assets: European Banking Authority

New bank regulations designed to prevent a global financial crisis like the one that hit international markets in 2008 have resulted in European …

Five Steps To Leading Change Successfully

<b>Step 1: Map the political landscape.</b> Change leaders need to “map the political landscape — the key external and internal, formal and informal …

MIT

Closing the Chasm Between Strategy and Execution

Setting strategy is elegant. It’s a clean and sophisticated process of collecting and analyzing data, generating insights, and identifying smart paths forward. Done at arm’s length in an academic fashion, tight logic is the only glue needed to hold ideas together. The output is a smooth narrative …

FERMA Releases Positions on Captives, Niche Companies and Solvency II

The Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) released a bulletin detailing the organization’s position on how captives and “niche …

Why Servant Leadership Is Slightly Off -- And What to Do Instead

What constitutes a great leader?<p>Is it charisma? Someone with a great vision who fearlessly leads the team up the hill?<p>Or perhaps it's servant leadership, a humble leader who patiently and selflessly puts him or herself into the service of others?<p>Leadership is the most over analyzed, thoroughly …

Gloria-Mundi--Documents--A Framework for Uncertainty Modeling in Operational Risk

The operational risk modeling approaches investigated in the literature are based on the assumption that it is possible to determine distinct …

EU close to Solvency II agreement

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Relief as the EU drops pensions from Solvency II

EUROPEAN regulators yesterday dropped a bid to make pension funds subject to the same capital rules as banks and insurers, which could have cost …

EIOPA publishes consultation paper in preparation for Solvency II

On 27 March 2013, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) launched a consultation on guidelines setting out how to prepare…

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EU Solvency II regulations Archives

October 9, 2014<p>Insurers are attracting the attentions of European Union policy makers who are trying to spur investment in long-term infrastructure …

The deputy governor of the Central Bank of Ireland has expressed a "long-standing concern" over current EU plans to allow insurers to devise their …