Archive for the ‘School of Management’ Category

Five things about Big Tobacco

African business schools must tackle corruption

Business schools in Africa must equip future business leaders with political skills, if business education is to play a significant role in combating systemic corruption, says research from our School of Management.

African business schools must change tack to combat corruption

Business schools in Africa must equip future business leaders with political skills, if business education is to play a significant role in combating systemic corruption, says research from our School of Management.

HPC Supply Chain Innovation Lab: making connections

Launched in March 2017, the HPC Supply Chain Innovation Lab aims to connect business leaders, policymakers and academics.

Student tells of Mexican earthquake experiences

A third-year School of Management student caught up in Mexico’s devastating recent earthquakes tells how he has played a part in the country’s clear-up operation.

Global Climate Change Week: turning ideas into action

Aurelie Charles describes how the University of Bath is marking the week

Corporate environmental impact blog

Helping the UN improve access to financial services

University invites businesses to tackle South West’s productivity problem

The University of Bath is inviting businesses to find out how they can tackle the productivity problem that is hindering business growth in the South West, at a free event on Wednesday 27 September.

Employee outsourcing hides slaves

Failure to monitor outsourced recruitment can result in employing victims of modern slavery

Employee outsourcing hides slaves in the workforce, shows research

Failure to monitor outsourced recruitment is resulting in companies inadvertently employing victims of modern slavery, according to new research led by our School of Management.

African VIPs harming healthcare

African politicians seeking medical help abroad is harming health care writes Dr Tahiru Liedong

Single currency for West Africa won’t materialise soon

Tahiru Azaaviele Liedong, Lecturer in Strategy in the School of Management, writes for The Conversation.

Marketing award for PhD student

PhD student Marilena Gemtou received a Worshipful Company of Marketors external website award last week for her work on customer revenge behaviour.

How to generate trust, in ourselves & our organisations

A CIPD study, Cultivating Trustworthy Leaders, produced in collaboration with Professor Veronica Hope Hailey and team from the School of Management, asked the questions: How scan we demonstrate our own trustworthiness, and build it in others?

Individual personal pensions fare worse than group pensions, shows research

People who take out an individual personal pension can expect lower returns than those who invest in a group personal pension plan, suggests new research from the University of Bath's School of Management.

Sustainable development in the Arctic

Extractive industries in highly fragile ecosystems are controversial - partnership is vital

African citizens have reason to be fed up with politicians

Tahiru Azaaviele Liedong, Assistant Professor of Strategy in the School of Management, writes for The Conversation

The numbers show that marriage does make men fatter

Joanna Syrda, Lecturer in Business Economics, writes about her BMI research in The Conversation.

Can NGOs be more credible watchdogs?

NGO charities sometimes struggle to live up to the ambitious standards they demand of others