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The Case Studies

Robin Fincham, James Fleck, Rob Procter, Harry Scarbrough, Margaret Tierney, and Robin Williams

in Expertise and Innovation: Information Technology Strategies in the Financial Services Sector

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289043
eISBN:
9780191684678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289043.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Knowledge Management

This chapter presents case studies on project management in the banking, insurance, and credit card sectors, focusing on four main types of projects: large-scale branch automation systems, ... More


History: from the Bank of Scotland’s origins to HBOS and crisis

Jonathan Hearn

in Salvage Ethnography in the Financial Sector: The Path to Economic Crisis in Scotland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719087998
eISBN:
9781526128492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087998.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter recounts the history of the Bank of Scotland from its creation, through the formation of HBOS, up to the present, in the context of the development of the British banking sector. It also ... More


Banknotes and their Vindication in Eighteenth-Century Scotland

Kenneth G. C. Reid

in Money in the Western Legal Tradition: Middle Ages to Bretton Woods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198704744
eISBN:
9780191774041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704744.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The first banknotes in Scotland were issued in 1695 following the incorporation of the Bank of Scotland and were an almost immediate success. A century later no fewer than 21 banks, mainly private, ... More


IT Careers: Organizational and Occupational Strategies

Robin Fincham, James Fleck, Rob Procter, Harry Scarbrough, Margaret Tierney, and Robin Williams

in Expertise and Innovation: Information Technology Strategies in the Financial Services Sector

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289043
eISBN:
9780191684678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289043.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Knowledge Management

This chapter examines the issue of information technology (IT) careers through a detailed study of the Bank of Scotland's Customer and Branch Automation Network (CABINET), a project whose size and ... More


Manipulation abounds

Oonagh McDonald

in Holding bankers to account: A decade of market manipulation, regulatory failures and regulatory reforms

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526119438
eISBN:
9781526144577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119438.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter charts the loss of faith in LIBOR that began to set in during the Financial Crisis, particularly following two articles in the Wall Street Journal. Investigation by the regulators ... More


Manipulating the foreign exchange market

Oonagh McDonald

in Holding bankers to account: A decade of market manipulation, regulatory failures and regulatory reforms

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526119438
eISBN:
9781526144577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119438.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter uses evidence collected by regulators to demonstrate how dealers’ practice of acting as principals rather than agents put their clients at risk. Containing extensive excerpts from ... More


Salvage Ethnography in the Financial Sector: The Path to Economic Crisis in Scotland

Jonathan Hearn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719087998
eISBN:
9781526128492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087998.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book takes ethnographic data collected in 2001-2, during a year’s fieldwork in the Bank of Scotland and HBOS, and revisits it from the perspective of the present, that is, after the global ... More


Communis error facit ius

William M Gordon

in Judge and Jurist: Essays in Memory of Lord Rodger of Earlsferry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677344
eISBN:
9780191758379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677344.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter examines the well-known, even notorious case of Royal Bank of Scotland v Wilson, where Lord Rodger gave the leading opinion. The decision caused consternation among the holders of ... More


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