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Research4Good - making a positive difference through management research

Our research improves people’s lives. It enhances our community. It strengthens our economy. It contributes to a better world. It’s Research4Good.


Driving real world impact through our research.

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School of Management research makes a real impact. See how we are helping people, communities, economies and the world.

Why business should share knowledge

Professor Juani Swart describes her research into how organisations can better share knowledge. When an earthquake struck Nepal in 2015, her work with the Disasters Emergency Committee helped them respond to catastrophe.

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‘This will fundamentally change the way we do things’
Henri Dommel FIPA Director


Our research improves people’s lives. We tackle challenges around individual wellbeing, health, exploitation and discrimination through management research.

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Our research helps protect people from being victims of modern slavery by helping companies and the government understand the links between modern slavery and supply chains.


Our research enhances communities. We work to build infrastructure and links where you live and work, to drive vibrancy and resilience.

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We’ve helped the NHS save money. Our researchers created a system of innovation which changed the procurement policy. This saved the NHS £500m on goods and services.


Our research strengthens the economy. It supports businesses to flourish and grow, and supports innovators and entrepreneurs.

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Our research supports start up and existing social enterprises in the local community through a Social Enterprise and Innovation Business Support Programme.


Our research contributes to a better world. We work with partners across the globe to improve society and work towards a more sustainable future.

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Our research helps improve education in developing countries. It looks at the link between different models of school management and how these affect student learning and well-being.

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