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Motives behind internal fraud in the British financial sector

What motivates employees in the British financial sector to commit fraud? New research on internal fraud in the British financial sector by Dr Matthew Hollow explores the motivations behind acts of financial fraud committed by company employees. In order to make effective fraud risk assessments the motivations that lead employees to commit acts of fraud […]

Special Issue of The English Academy Review: FRAGILE FUTURES – Call for Submissions

A Special Issue of The English Academy Review: Southern African Journal of English Studies, Issue 31.2, due out October 2014 Guest editor, Marc Botha (Durham and Pretoria, Work Package 5 Researcher on Tipping Points)  The characteristic fragility of human existence has always been marked by a deep ambivalence regarding the future. On the one hand, […]

‘In Search of Tipping Points’

The Tipping Points project is featured in IHRR’s new magazine Hazard Risk Resilience.  The article explores the concept tipping point in physical and social systems: ‘Tipping point’ is everywhere, from politicians announcing the impending doom of the financial economy to scientists explaining the environmental devastation caused by climate change. It’s in the newspapers, on the […]

Restoring Trust in order to Increase Market Resilience

A new report from Tipping Points on the role of trust in financial markets is now available.  It includes video interviews with two researchers in financial law from the project, Prof Roman Tomasic and Dr Folarin Akinbami, about how we can learn from the banking crisis and what both financial institutions and regulators can do […]

Tipping Points Annual Report 2010-2011

The first annual report from the Tipping Points project is now available.  It gives an overview of the project’s progress so far along with its aims and goals for the future. In its first year the project has shown that there is clearly much more to tipping point than simply being a popular ‘buzz word’ […]

Latest Tipping Points Articles

There are a number of recent papers available from researchers part of the Tipping Points project.  Most of these can be accessed through universities and library networks and databases, while others may be available elsewhere on the web.  If for some reason you cannot access one of the articles below (or any other Tipping Points […]

The Tipping Point of the ‘Tipping Point’ Metaphor

May 11, 2011 by


Dr Pojanath Bhatanacharoen presented an incredibly interesting paper at a conference hosted by the University of Hull in the UK, ‘Organisational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities’.  Her research along with the rest of the WP4 team including Prof David Greatbatch, Prof Tim Clark and Dr Alex Bentley, analyse the use of the tipping point metaphor through […]


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