Rajani Naidoo appointed to the EFMD's R&D Committee
Dr Rajani Naidoo, Senior Lecturer at the School of Management and Director of the DBA in Higher Education Management at the University of Bath, has been appointed as an Inaugural Member to the Research and Development Committee of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).
EFMD is recognised globally as an accreditation body of quality in management education and has established accreditation services for business schools and business school programmes, corporate universities and technology-enhanced learning programmes.
The committee will develop an agenda and strategy for conducting theoretically informed and applied research on some of the big leadership and management development issues of the day.
The intention is to further reinforce EFMD's leadership potential in international management development and to provide a new complementary service for EFMD members throughout the world. The committee's work will be supported by a team of research and administrative staff.
Notes to Editors
Dr Rajani Naidoo has held a range of faculty and management positions in the UK and South Africa. She has published on various aspects of higher education and is on the Executive Editorial Board of the British Journal of Sociology of Education and Studies in Higher Education. For information on Rajani’s research interests and publications, please visit her Faculty Page
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General Notes For Editors:
The University of Bath School of Management has consistently achieved both top research and teaching ratings in the UK's Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) assessments. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), the School was rated 5th in the UK for management research.
We are one of a select number of international business schools accredited by EQUIS, the European Foundation for Management Development's quality inspectorate and the Bath MBA has been accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) since 1976. The School is consistently ranked among the top UK business schools by The Times, The Sunday Times, The Financial Times and The Guardian.
The centrality of research to teaching is an essential feature of all our programmes. The School offers a full range of programmes from undergraduate to postgraduate up to PhD level and post-experience programmes including the world-ranked Bath MBA. The School also provides tailored executive development programmes for middle and senior management.
The School of Management has a faculty of around 90 teaching and research staff, including visiting academics, with a support team of around 70 managerial and administrative staff. Research income averages £2 million per annum. There are approximately 2,100 students in total comprising some 200 MBA students, 460 Master’s students, 210 full- and part-time research students, and over 1100 undergraduates following BSc degrees. The School also runs joint undergraduate programmes with Departments in the Faculties of Engineering and Design, Science and Humanities and Social Sciences.