The Prisoner’s (Hedge Fund) Dilemma

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SAC Manager Arrested for Insider Trading at Hedge Fund. When your focus is strictly on making money (not serving a larger, more selfless purpose), the rules seem to be more like guidelines and ethics is simply a class you took in college. If you speak to most hedge fund managers, they will tell you what they create is efficient markets. The payoffs hedge fund employees are real, but the business has the feel of a game. by Gary Cohen.

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The Man Who Is Changing The World.

Rich Gee Group

He started the Khan Academy as a way to tutor his cousins remotely — while he was a hedge fund analyst in Boston, and they were students in New Orleans. It was clear there was a huge unmet need, so Sal left his hedge fund job and started Khan Academy with the mission of providing a free world-class education to anyone, anywhere.

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What If Google Had a Hedge Fund?

Harvard Business Review

Acutely aware of the competitive edges timely data offers sophisticated investors, the company's ever-entrepreneurial cofounder once proposed that Google launch a hedge fund. Google may not have a hedge fund, but it's unlikely that high IQ hedge funds aren't using Google's data to better manage their own situational awareness and risk. What kind of hedge funds might an Amazon set up (remember, Jeff Bezos actually came from a New York hedge fund)?

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An Oxymoron: $1-to-2 Billion Penalty With No Wrongdoing

Coaching Tip

Hedge-fund group SAC Capital Advisors LP and federal prosecutors have agreed in principle on a penalty exceeding $1 billion in a potential criminal settlement that would be the largest ever for an insider-trading case, according to people familiar with the matter. Many know that there is something very wrong in their country , but do not know just what it is in Wall Street, international banks and the lack of timely and ethical governance.

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Sustainable Leadership and Organizations: The Ideas of Martin Seligman

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Sustainable Organizations: The Ideas of Martin Seligman Published by Michael Lee Stallard on May 30, 2010 09:27 am under E Pluribus Partners , Uncategorized , connection culture , employee engagement In an earlier post, I wrote that the ideas of thought-leader Dov Seidman , CEO of LRN and author of How , are likely to have a profound effect on organizations in the years to come.

Why Play in the U.S. Stock Market?

Coaching Tip

Stock Market has always been based on knowing more than the general public does about market direction and the industry, company and corporate leadership of those stocks you invest in. s long-running effort, Khuzami has focused, particularly, on the hedge fund industry, which for reasons related to its competitiveness, capital and connections, he sees as especially prone to insider trading. Ethics Memes Safety & Security Self-Awareness Success U.S. Success in the U.S.

First Impressions Define Your Success.

Rich Gee Group

Pretty soon, I’ll need hedge clippers from Black & Decker. home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 First Impressions Define Your Success. Okay, I lied. Many things define your success. But one of the more important elements of initial and continued success are the ways other people perceive us.

Great Leaders Make Decisions | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Nothing signals leadership trouble more than an executive who can’t make decisions. Understanding and implementing the concept of “ actionable leadership &# is a major key to success in becoming a great CEO. Much has been written about leadership theory, leadership concepts, leadership style, leadership dynamics, what leaders are, or are not, and a plethora of other leadership-centric content. Why do we crave leadership nowadays?

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Uber Is Finally Realizing HR Isn’t Just for Recruiting

Harvard Business

All of this indicates that Uber leaders prioritized immediately useful services like recruitment over, for example, legal compliance systems, audits, and leadership development. In fast-growing organizations, HR is designed and staffed to deliver the “services” that are most visible to the leadership team; that usually means large-scale recruiting. Ultimately, boards, CEOs, and investors get the quality of leadership — and HR — that they demand and permit.

Pushing Employees to Go the Extra Mile Can Be Counterproductive

Harvard Business

To find out, we designed a pair of studies that would measure the ethical repercussions of externally motivated organizational citizenship. Good acts build up credits which act as a hedge against the debits of future bad acts. And make sure that senior leadership models organizational citizenship without the rewards of bonus pay or other perks. Developing employees Motivating people Leadership development Digital Article

7 Skills That Aren’t About to Be Automated

Harvard Business

Likewise, understanding the context, business model, competition, and leadership of a client or an employer makes your understanding of content more useful. An ethical compass. As computers become more capable, executives are realizing just how important ethics and the capacity for moral judgement are in the field of applied AI. John Fedele/Getty Images.

Are You a Role Model?

Harvard Business Review

Is there any head of a hedge fund who has stood up publicly, the way Warren Buffett now has, and said, "It's absurd that I should be paying lower taxes than someone who earns $30,000 a year"? Ethics LeadershipIt's impressive that Warren Buffett has earned billions of dollars.

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Three Strategies for Long-Term Value

Harvard Business Review

This narrow focus on raising stock price by any means possible keeps companies from making long-term investments, protecting the interests of essential stakeholders like employees or customers, or taking much account of social welfare and ethical considerations in making business decisions. At least one powerful type of shareholder is not diversified, doesn't seem to care about ethics or social responsibility, and prefers to hold shares for at most two or three years.

“Trust Me, I’m a Leader”: Why Building a Culture of Trust Will Boost Employee Performance – and Maybe Even Save Your Company

Strategy Driven

Unusually Excellent: The Necessary Nine Skills Required for the Practice of Great Leadership by John Hamm. Unusually Excellent is a back-to-basics reference book that offers both seasoned and aspiring leaders a framework for understanding and a guide for applying the battle-tested fundamentals of leadership at every stage of their careers. Trustworthiness is the most noble and powerful of all the attributes of leadership. Do your employees trust you?

“Trust Me, I’m a Leader”: Why Building a Culture of Trust Will Boost Employee Performance – and Maybe Even Save Your Company

Strategy Driven

Unusually Excellent: The Necessary Nine Skills Required for the Practice of Great Leadership by John Hamm. Unusually Excellent is a back-to-basics reference book that offers both seasoned and aspiring leaders a framework for understanding and a guide for applying the battle-tested fundamentals of leadership at every stage of their careers. Trustworthiness is the most noble and powerful of all the attributes of leadership. Do your employees trust you?

Loose Ties Are Abundant, but Risky, at the Top

Harvard Business Review

The decor varies greatly in the offices of the 550 CEOs, government officials, and heads of NGOs interviewed as part of our research on leadership — but hands down, photos are the most popular accessory. When pressed, Owens tried to hedge his answer, but the media portrayed him as calling the President a liar. Owens, however, operated out of an ethic of responsibility – the ends were not enough to justify misleading his workers or the press.