Category Archives: Behavioural Issues

Another Take: Canadian Bank Mergers, Rescues, Failures

Discovered Marie Hélène Noiseux doctoral thesis, 2002. Some similar lines to dissertation, in terms of regulation and impression management. See pages 131 to 159. Also similar lines to dissertation, in terms of no apparent publications from the thesis. Still… Advertisements

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Legitimation Image

Much talk at various points about legitimacy theory and evidence. The process of legitimation. The idea that to ensure success, a business must demonstrate that it shares larger societal values. The legitimacy of the “like me“. One difficulty with “like … Continue reading

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If they really want you

Remember one of my dissertation advisors speaking about employment futures. “If they really want you, that is rare. Never take those situations for granted.” Seems applicable to both employment and personal relationships. So often, when people express serious interest, the … Continue reading

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