Archive for the ‘School of Management’ Category

Tackling child labour in the fashion industry

Health tracker research among most popular for 2016

A paper by Dr Lukasz Piwek (School of Management) on wearable health technology was among the top 50 most downloaded articles on PLOS Medicine external website in 2016.

Higher education as a global commodity

Professor Rajani Naidoo, Director of our International Centre for Higher Education Management, reflects on the commodification of higher education and the implications for the sector in emerging economies.

MBAs pitch entrepreneurial ideas at Uni's Innovation Centre

Eight teams pitched diverse ideas including: mobile apps for independent travellers, social enterprise initiatives, tour operator services for MBA students and traditional Japanese street food.

Changing our diet to save the planet

How social marketing can help people shift towards more sustainable consumer eating habits

New research proves the ‘migrant work ethic’ exists, in the short term

The received wisdom that migrant workers have a stronger ‘work ethic’ than UK-born workers is proven for the first time, in a new study of Central and East European migrants, from the University of Bath’s School of Management.

Message from the Vice-Chancellor

New Vice-President role for Dean of School of Management Professor Veronica Hope-Hailey

HE’s role in global social transformation

A conference at the Uni of Stellenbosch focussed on how HE can contribute to the well-being of everyone

Conference spotlights HE’s role in global social transformation

In a world wrestling with challenging social and economic problems and increasing inequalities, university leaders and researchers gathered at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, to discuss how business schools and higher education can contribute to the wellbeing of everyone, embracing excluded groups.

University of Bath and global leaders in engineering to tackle South West’s productivity problem

The University of Bath and four leading engineering organisations are joining forces to address the productivity problem that is hindering business growth in the South West.

Trump’s first 100 days trigger political activism

Why Brexit will bring a boom in lobbying

An article co-authored by Tahiru Azaaviele Liedong (School of Management) has been published on The Conversation.

The challenges of becoming a 'sustainable consumer'

Ahead of Earth Day tomorrow, we republish an article where Dr Peter Nuttall and Professor Avi Shankar (School of Management) discuss how too much information can stop people from being sustainable consumers.

Business students need new perspective not new framework

Two current students on our MSc in Sustainability & Management pose the question: Can we talk about business ethics being as important as business economics as part of a management degree?

Women in Leadership course is 'challenging & refreshing'

This will be the first programme of its kind to run out of the University's new London facility in Pall Mall.

Are managers learning about sustainability?

Do business schools make good on their promises to deliver responsible management education?

Joint Stellenbosch conference to explore inclusive development

Professor Rajani Naidoo, co-organiser, hopes the conference will encourage constructive dialogue on a new 'social contract' between governments, citizens, higher education and corporations.

Association of MBAs (AMBA) reaccredits our MBA for five years

The AMBA panel praised the School of Management for its research strength; the unity of the senior management team; the strong pastoral care given to MBA students; and the national & gender diversity of MBA students.

Brexit likely to increase modern slavery in the UK

Andrew Crane blogs: Theresa May’s historic signing of Article 50 looks set to be her lasting legacy as Prime Minister, but it is also likely to derail her other signature policy on modern slavery.

South West business leaders identify top barriers to growth

Business leaders from the South’s West foremost companies have said that investment in research and innovation, the upgrading of infrastructure and the development of skills and talent pose some of the biggest barriers in securing economic growth for the region.