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Professor Roger Buckland

View from Aberdeen

By Wed, Feb 20, 2013 5:36PM UTC Comments Off Professor Roger Buckland

The View from Aberdeen I‘m Roger Buckland, Chair of Accountancy and Head of the Business School at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. We’ve been in business since 1495, creating and delivering knowledge, and here we’re taking a sideways look at some of the live issues in the understanding of business. Being a professor in accountancy...

China to discuss financial woes in Russia

By Tue, Nov 01, 2011 6:10PM UTC Comments Off China to discuss financial woes in Russia

BEIJING (AP) — Premier Wen Jiabao will discuss the global economic crisis when he meets his counterparts in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization next week. Vice Foreign Minister Cheng Guoping told a news conference Tuesday that Wen and the other prime ministers of the six member countries would issue a statement on the world financial problems...

Groupon is good, Goldman Sachs is evil (updated below)

By Wed, Mar 23, 2011 3:07AM UTC 23 Comments Groupon is good, Goldman Sachs is evil (updated below)

I was reading this article on Groupon and its widening scope sent to me by the W earlier today and it made me think about money, for obvious reasons. First, read this excerpt: Andrew Mason commands a lot of attention these days. In a little over two years the former rock band keyboardist has managed...