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Building Societies : Structure, Performance and Change - Donal G. McKillop

Building Societies

Structure, Performance and Change

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Published: 30th June 1993
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Building societies occupy an important position in the U.K. financial services sector and potentially in the Continental European market, too. This book provides an in-depth examination of their structure and performance within a deregulated and increasingly competitive business environment. The authors analyse how the societies have adapted to a period of unprecedented change, and consider the future options facing the societies as they develop in the 1990s.
By analysing the sector in terms of national, regional and local societies, the authors are able to provide greater insights into the dynamics of the sector. Based on the themes of structure, performance and change consideration is given to key aspects of the strategic and operational features of U.K. building societies, for example, marketing, product diversification, information technology, legal reform, relocation and organisational change. The text also provides a perspective on future involvement of building societies in the Single European Market.

Preface
Acknowledgements
Introductory Commentsp. 1
Historical and Legal Developmentp. 5
Structure and Market Positionp. 25
Performancep. 46
Cost Efficiency and Structurep. 68
Information Technologyp. 85
Product Diversificationp. 102
Marketingp. 124
Organisational Structurep. 143
The Factors of Influence in the Relocation Decisionp. 161
European Legislative Frameworkp. 176
Market Opportunities in Europep. 190
Prospectus for Future Developmentp. 210
Data Appendixp. 224
Referencesp. 249
Subject Indexp. 255
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ISBN: 9781853338809
ISBN-10: 185333880X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 258
Published: 30th June 1993
Publisher: GRAHAM & TROTMAN LTD
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 17.15  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.54