January – February 2012

Restoring Executive Authenticity
By Roger L. Martin

Manage Third Parties and Manage Your Risks
By Adam Turteltaub

Elevating board performance: The significance of director mindset, operating context, and other behavioral and functional considerations
By Simon C.Y. Wong

How Green is the Cloud?
By Kfir Godrich, VP & Managing Principal for HP Technology Services


Investing in Liquid Gold

Putting Mind into Markets
By David Tuckett

Time to Win Investors Over
By Baruch Lev


World Economy
Rethinking Global Financial Governance Reform
By Daniel D. Bradlow

The Causes of the Banking Crises of the 1920’s
By Simon D. Norton

Emerging Markets are Re-Shaping the Global Economy, But Also Shaking It
By George Magnus

A Comment on “The American Mortgage System: Crisis and Reform, eds”
By Marvin M. Smith, Anthony Orlando, and Susan Wachter

An Inquiry into Why America Spends While the World Saves
By Sheldon Garon


The New Scramble for Africa
By Pádraig Carmody


Changes at the top in Chinese Banking
By Violaine Cousin


Middle East
The Believers Are But A Single Brotherhood1: Political Islam In Post-Mubarak Egypt
By Joseph Yackley

From A Niche Market To The Mainstream: What Has Driven Islamic Banking Growth?
By Patrick Imam and Kangni Kpodar

Conventional versus Islamic Private Equity
By Mohamed Ali Chatti and Ouidad Yousfi

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