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Jun 24, 2010
via The Great Debate UK

We need risk-ready leaders

-Geoff Trickey is managing director of The Psychological Consultancy. The opinions expressed are his own.-

France is being rocked by its biggest financial scandal as Societe Generale is standing against ‘rogue trader’ Jerome Kerviel who is accused of gambling away nearly five billion euros. The core tenet of the argument comes down to risk. That as an employee Jerome was “encouraged” by his bosses to take risks while his bosses accuses him of taking “inhuman” risks.