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The failures of governance that have led to the “Great Recession” and the end of public trust

Plutocracy, bureaucracy, and the end of public trust From Administration & Society This article examines the failures of governance in the American financial system that contributed to the financial and economic crisis of 2007-2008. it offers critical insight about immense … Continue reading

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Bankers in the dock: Moral storytelling in action

From Human Relations This article examines the role of storytelling in the process of making sense of the financial crisis. Taken for granted assumptions were suddenly open to question. Financial products and practices that were once assumed to be sustainable … Continue reading

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Banks, bailouts and bonuses

Banks, bailouts and bonuses: a personal account of working in Halifax Bank of Scotland during the financial crisis From Work, Employment & Society  Announcements made daily about the profits of some of the banks and the humongous bonuses still being paid … Continue reading

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