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Snowden’s public resignation as a whistle blower: lessons for changing an organisation?

Recently, Edward Snowden publicly leaked National Security Agency (NSA) documents in a bid to alert the public to the surveillance state.   He wanted to change America by igniting a debate over security and privacy.  By disclosing documents publicly and speaking … Continue reading

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The Bureaucrat and the Banker: Bob Diamond’s downfall

Bob Diamond is a shrewd, powerful, deal maker who does not understand bureaucratic politics. On Wall Street, or in the City, your word is your bond. If you cannot keep your word, you cannot do business. Lehman Brothers collapsed in … Continue reading

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Three reasons why Bob Diamond will stay and lessons in crisis management

This blog post has been overtaken by events. Bob Diamond resigned on 3 July 2012. It is unlikely that the LIBOR scandal as described in the FSA report is going to be enough to remove Bob Diamond from Barclays. There … Continue reading

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