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Maintaining momentum: carving a path for long-term sustainable growth for a Nordic financial services company

Categories: Articles in English, Financial Services, Processes, Sustainability

A team from Ernst & Young worked with a Nordic financial services company to carve a path to long-term sustainable growth. The project was carried out in close cooperation with the client and resulted in a new market strategy together with a new operating model.

Publication date: 2010-06

The gambler’s dilemma: implications of the global financial shakeout

Categories: Articles in English, Financial Services, Organization & People, Processes

The combination of a laissez-faire approach to regulation and policy activism led to the subprime market collapse in the US, which triggered the global economic downturn. Governments across the globe united to show strong strategic leadership and take the swift action needed to kick-start the world’s economies and create a basis for long-term growth.

Publication date: 2009-11

Learning the hard way: lessons from Sweden

Categories: Articles in English, Financial Services, Organization & People, Processes

The Swedish banking system has been relatively resilient throughout the recent economic crisis compared with the banking sector in many other countries. These articles reflect on the lessons Sweden has learned from its previous financial crisis in the 1990s which pushed several of the country’s banks to the brink of collapse, and how these lessons helped cushion the blow from the recent global financial crisis.

Publication date: 2009-11

Kundeneinbindung: Wertschöpfung im Produktentwicklungsprozess der Finanzbranche erhöhen

Categories: Articles in German, Financial Services, Processes, Strategy

Wenn es um die Entwicklung neuer Produkte geht, spielt die Kundeneinbindung eine wichtige Rolle. Über sie lassen sich aus erster Hand die Wünsche des Kunden erfahren und in den Entwicklungsprozess integrieren. Lesen Sie am Beispiel eines führenden europäischen Finanzinstituts, welchen entscheidenden Einfluss die Kundeneinbindung auf den Produktentwicklungsprozess hatte.

Publication date: 2009-07

The global financial crisis: building global efficient supply chains as a response

Categories: Articles in English, Financial Services, Organization & People, Strategy

This article considers how organizations can create a globally efficient supply chain system in order to manage through the current economic downturn.

Publication date: 2009-07

China’s financial market in 2008 and the bond investment strategies of commercial banks

Categories: Articles in English, Financial Services, Governance & Risk, Strategy

In March 2009, the Chinese Government launched a stimulus package of an estimated four trillion yuan. As a result, commercial banks in China changed their bond investment strategies. This article analyses the changes in the Chinese commercial banks’ bond investment strategy.

Publication date: 2009-04

Customer involvement in the financial sector adds value in the product development process

Categories: Articles in English, Financial Services, Processes, Strategy

Involving customers in the development of an innovative product helps greatly in understanding the customer’s needs. This study outlines a leading European financial institution’s experience of involving the customer in one such instance.

Publication date: 2009-04

Rehabilitating businesses in the Middle East: how bankruptcy reforms can help

Categories: Articles in English, Financial Services, Governance & Risk, Strategy

Middle Eastern economies are not immune to the impact of the unprecedented global recessionary trend, which has been marked by widespread corporate failures among other things. The author points out that this is the right time for the economies in the region to step up their reform of the rehabilitation process that would help rebuild investor confidence triggering further economic momentum.

Publication date: 2009-04

Remarkable market trends: the rise of private equity within the Dutch automotive retail market

Categories: Articles in English, Automotive, Financial Services, Processes, Strategy

Has the Dutch automotive retail market remained untouched by the global economic crisis? What are the factors influencing the current counter-development? Read on to find answers to these questions along with a future scenario for the role of private equity in the Dutch automotive retail industry.

Publication date: 2009-04

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