Archive for the ‘School of Management’ Category

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

Bath programme for high-performing Non-Executive Directors

The new NED program to be delivered at our London hub has been designed to be entirely practical, with plenty of focus on issues around the increasing regulation and higher risk accountability – and not the areas where most senior executives are already well-versed in such as finance, marketing or people management.

Ice cream entrepreneur scoops degree

Rob Huysinga, co-founder of hand crafted ice cream company Pan-n-Ice graduates this week

Careers in sustainable business

How one of our alumni helps companies to tackle ethical challenges of the financial services industry

Students to make history at 2017 Henley Royal Regatta

Four crews will represent the University of Bath at the 2017 Henley Royal Regatta this week, including its first-ever women’s crew to qualify for the world-famous event.

Marriage makes men fatter, shows new research

Being married makes men gain weight, and the early days of fatherhood add to the problem, finds new research from Dr Joanna Syrda from our School of Management.

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.