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The Chairman’s role – a work in progress

Dedicated to my family, and their many roles, past and present: My wife Mary Quicke: Chair of the Board of Governors of Queen Elizabeth Community College Crediton Chair of the Maize Growers Association My daughter Jane: Chair of Queen Elizabeth College Council Chair of Imperial College Ballroom Dancing Society My son Mikey: Chair of Queen […]

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The American business model – does it work?

On first sight it may seem cheeky for a European to question the effectiveness of American businesses. The USA has the largest economy in the world, many of the largest and most profitable companies, and currently better growth performance and higher rates of employment than most other advanced economies. But there are criticisms: Short termism. […]

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The Green Chairman

Sustainability is a new buzz word, together with its three components, economic, social, and environmental -or more succinctly, profit, people and planet . It is increasingly seen as a set of interlinked objectives with evidence showing that those who follow all three components now do better financially than those who don’t. PROFIT Most of us, […]