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Blame Games: Scapegoats, Turncoats and Sacrificial Lambs

July 11, 2012 by


In his speech at the Tipping Points Annual Event on 3rd July 2012 Professor Eric Abrahamson of the Columbia Business School talks about the many different ways in which blame is apportioned in the aftermath of catastrophic tipping point events such as the Global Financial Crisis. The research builds on the rich literature on theories […]

Rise of the e-book

April 21, 2011 by


E-books have received a lot of attention recently with people speculating whether they have hit a ‘tipping point’ or not.  Print books still appear ever popular, but sales have been declining in many countries recently, especially in the US.  Will e-books set a new trend that will overtake the print book industry completely?  They’re portable, […]


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