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Analysis

A long way to go

It’s all very well to have diversity, but most people lack the tools for how to get the best out of a diverse team. Instead the reverse is true and diversity can lead to an unlevel playing field.
Analysis

Too much of a good thing

Experts at the Thinking Ahead Institute outline the pitfalls of implementing team diversity, , when too much diversity fails us, and how organisations can be champions for change.
Opinion

Global assets in motion

Analysis of the Willis Towers Watson Global Pension Assets Study 2016 shows a troubled industry responding as best it can to situations it feels are out of its control.
FIS Chicago

Investment strategy challenge

Roger Urwin of Towers Watson and Jaap van Dam of PGGM, report on a productive workshop at the Fiduciary Investors Symposium where delegates brainstormed ideas for the ideal investment model for the future.
Analysis

Managing culture with risk management techniques

The interaction between governance, culture and performance is increasingly a topic around asset owner board tables. But little has been written about the relationship between culture and the financial crisis, and how to change culture in financial services organisations. Andrew Lo, professor of finance at MIT, has come up with a proposal to change culture […]
FIS Oxford '15

Strong governance begins with robust culture and teams in place

Keith Ambachtsheer, Director Emeritus, Rotman International Centre for Pension Management argues that good governance begins with having “the right team in the room.” This means robust human resource teams, the ability to address issues around understaffing and raising the effectiveness of board members. “Board governance is still a work in progress today,” he argues, speaking […]
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