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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


How to compete? The development of business and functional-level strategies

Markus Venzin

in Building an International Financial Services Firm: How Successful Firms Design and Execute Cross-Border Strategies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199535200
eISBN:
9780191701153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535200.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter explores how positional competitive advantages can lead to superior performance. It shows why profitability variance among financial services firms exists not only on an international ... More


Yet more banks are involved

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/9781526119438.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter sets out the ways in which other banks manipulated LIBOR, using the same techniques and for the same reasons. As the Final Notice to UBS makes clear, the methods used were due in large ... 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


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