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Banking Sector Executives in Greece: Conditions of pay and work, role and prospects (2001)


CHAPTER 1: The labour market in Greece on the basis of data from the National Statistical Service of Greece (ESYE)
1. Longitudinal trends in employment of executives
2. Distribution of executives employed by sex, age and level of education
3. Employees and self-employed people
4. Distribution of executives by area
5. Employment of executives by two-digit occupation code and by two-digit sector of production
6. Conclusions

CHAPTER 2: Concept, role and individual categories of banking sector executives
1. Introduction
2. Institutional use of the term “executive”
3. Executives’ role
4. How executives are categorised
CHAPTER 3: Basic data on banking executives in Greece
1. Source of data – introductory remarks.
2. Executives’ share in the total workforce in the sector, 1997, 1995.
3. Distribution of executives by sex.
4. Executives’ levels of education.
5. Distribution of executives by years of actual service in the bank.
6. Distribution of executives by age.

CHAPTER 4:Scope of work, advancement, training and career development of executives in the banking sector
1. Introductory Remarks
2. Executive job specifications and required qualifications
3. Executive development policies
4. Executive evaluation systems
5. Existence of integrated systems of human resource management
6. General degree of executive satisfaction

CHAPTER 5: Banking sector executives’ working
1. Executives’ working time. International experiences
2. Basic trends and practices in the banking sector.
3. Basic questions of this survey
4. Basic findings of the survey.
5. Basic findings and open questions
CHAPTER 6: Bank Executives’ Pay
1. Wages in the Greek business sector
2. Wages in the Financial Intermediation Sector
3. The pay of Cadres in the Greek banking sector
4. Basic findings of the survey
5. How satisfied are executives with their pay?

CHAPTER 7: Changes and restructuring in the banking sector : Executives’ role and problems
1. Introductory remarks.
2. The most important challenges for executives in the coming three years.
3. What sort of executives do the banks need most?
4. Executives’ ability to adapt to the new requirements of competition.
5. How appropriate are the administrative structures and hierarchy for dealing with competition?
6. The most appropriate management model in the new conditions of competition.
7. How suitable are executives for supporting the desired management model?
8. Suitability of management structures and hierarchy for addressing competition. Executives’ views.
9. Applied Management Style: the Executives’ Views.
10. The Best Management Model in the New Conditions of Competition. Executives’ View.
11. The most important challenges for executives in the coming three years.
12. Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As) in the Banking Sector: Impact on Management Models.
13. Effects of M&As on executives’ employment and employment relationships.

CHAPTER 8: Executives & the Unions
1. Executive trade union organisation models in Europe.
2. Basic questions covered by the survey.
3. Presentation of the basic results.
4. Basic findings and issues to be explored.

CHAPTER 9: The legal regime of banking sector executives’ employment relationships
1. The Basic Concept
2. Features of the employment relationship
3. Effects on terms and conditions of employment
Concluding remarks

CHAPTER 10: Summary of conclusions and basic findings of the survey
1. The Executive Labour Market in Greece - General approach
2. Concept, role & individual categories of Banking Sector Executives
3. Basic data on Banking Sector Executives in Greece
4. Scope of work, advancement, training and career development of Executives in the Banking Sector
5. Executives' working time
6. Banking Sector Executives' pay in Greece
7. Changes and Restructing in the Banking Sector: Executives' role and problems
8. Executives and the Unions
9. The legal regime of Banking Sector Executives' employment relationships