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Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 6:00PM
Museum of London

Why Businesses Fail and What Can Be Done About It

Morgen Witzel

Businesses fail all the time. They either go broke, destroying value and throwing people out of work, or they suffer catastrophic systems failures that cost money and, sometimes, human lives. Why does this happen? Some have argued that the world economic system is at fault, but the real cause might lie with people. Nearly every business failure can be traced back to human failings, weaknesses among leaders and managers.

Key sources of weakness will be identified, and a challenge issued to both the business world and the management education system to do something about them.

morgen-witzel

Morgen is a Fellow at the University of Exeter Business School in the Centre for Leadership Studies. He is a writer, editor and consultant and has lectured extensively on Business and Finance.

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26 May 2015

Why Businesses Fail and What Can Be Done About It
Morgen Witzel

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