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Susan Frieden ’71 head partner of Ernst & Young’s new Quality and Risk Management initiative for the Americas
Frieden is responsible for revamping the quality and risk management controls at Ernst & Young. Ms. Frieden sits on the firm’s global management committee. Previously, she was a senior audit partner on several major accounts, and served as practice leader of the Northeast and New York Transaction Support Group. A member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of CPAs, and the Accounting Advisory Board of Syracuse University’s School of Management, she holds a B.A. from Syracuse University and an M.B.A. from Columbia University.
Research Insights on Leadership and Ethics
Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics
"Banks in India...the accounts are not well used...This may be because they have to walk the 3km to the bank; or it may be due to other obstacles, such as procrastination.”
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Jack R. Anderson Professor of Business
"The industry has developed general principles on which portfolio risk should be decomposed but actually determining the risk contributions can be difficult in complex portfolios.”
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Senior Vice Dean and Paul Calello Professor of Leadership and Ethics
"Those in a homogeneous group put much less effort into the task at hand in part because they were more interested in avoiding conflict. Diverse environments allowed people to focus on the task instead of their social relationship."
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Professor of Finance
“What makes countries rich is how productively they use their resources…Once a (more productive) technology is introduced, do people use it? Why aren’t people using the most improved technologies to begin with?”