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Ethical Leaders chase visibility not just systems

Ethical Leaders chase visibility not just systems

“None of this activity was picked up by our systems and flagged to me sitting in London.” Chris Mears, head of HSBC private banking from 2006 to 2011. This tells you everything you need to know about why HSBC is in the mess it’s in today—mainly because, according to the […]

Will CEO soon come to mean something really bad?   

Will CEO soon come to mean something really bad?  

The simple letters CEO once said it all. They meant you were top of the greasy pole and mainly there to deliver profits for shareholders. Nowadays though, C-E-O  means playing many roles, wearing multiple hats and delivering varied results. For example, most senior leaders of large corporations readily talk about the […]