Archive for the ‘School of Management’ Category

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

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