Dealing with problems as they arise

Mon Jan 21, 2008



During volatile markets, having risk systems in place and maintaining communication is vital

Neil Wilson In the light of the stressed markets such as we had last August, what are the key things that a COO can put in place in terms of operational strength that help a firm cope successfully with wild markets and/or periods of market stress and/or negative performance?

Stephen Baker Changes in the dynamic of the markets really puts stress on the operational side often more than an organisation realises. The companies that weathered the turmoil are clearly the organisations that have got not only their front office under control, but also their middle and back office as well. Having talked to companies during the crisis and afterwards, it’s very interesting to see how differently they managed and coped. It’s evident that having the structure, the control and the processes in place will stand you and...

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