October 29th 2013

5th International Conference, Madrid: Strategy in a Changing World – John Kay

Keynote speaker of the ‘Economic Change’ session at CRF’s 5th International Conference in Madrid, John Kay (one of the UK’s leading Economists) argues that we need a sophisticated understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of market economies given that, today, we are experiencing the consequences of promoting a model of how capitalism works. Kay describes what this may imply for public policy and individual companies.

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October 29th 2013

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