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IDD Guest seminar podcast: Corporate influence on institutional development in an emerging economy: The case of China

IDD Guest seminar podcast: Corporate influence on institutional development in an emerging economy: The case of China
Description
Speaker: Professor John Child, Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham. This seminar examines the role of large corporations in shaping institutional development, with particular reference to China. Although institutions are potentially powerful actors in the Chinese business environment, reflecting considerable control by government and Party, there has been scope for non-Chinese corporations to influence the development of their regulations and policies.
Date:
27/02/2015

University Challenge and a lesson on quotas for British business

University Challenge and a lesson on quotas for British business
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Examining equality in the Boardroom.
Date:
27/02/2015

Putting on a Showzee

Putting on a Showzee
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Meet the Business School alumnus who is helping people showcase their talents online.
Date:
27/02/2015

Finding your place

Finding your place
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The Professional Development module that's giving students their first taste of business.
Date:
27/02/2015

Alumni perspectives

Alumni perspectives
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Business School alumna Kate Jones on Women in Leadership.
Date:
26/02/2015

Why is there a bow on Old Joe?

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The University of Birmingham's iconic clock tower, affectionately known as "Old Joe", will be adorned with a red bow from Wednesday 25 February to celebrate the generous contributions the University has received from donors.
Date:
26/02/2015

How Israel's military stopped Netanyahu attacking Iran

How Israel's military stopped Netanyahu attacking Iran
Description
Written by Professor Scott Lucas. A release of top-secret documents indicates that Israel's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has exaggerated – and possibly lied – with his repeated claims that Iran is on the brink of a nuclear bomb.
Date:
26/02/2015

furnace: A New Online Postgraduate Journal

furnace: A New Online Postgraduate Journal
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furnace is a new online Postgraduate journal within the Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage (IIICH) at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
25/02/2015

The car industry is going to be unrecognisable!

The car industry is going to be unrecognisable!
Description
Mike Wright, Executive Director of Jaguar Land Rover, told an audience of students, academics and businesses that the car industry is changing more fundamentally now than at any time since the early days of its inception.
Date:
25/02/2015

Moscow holds aces as bombing rattles shaky Ukraine ceasefire

Moscow holds aces as bombing rattles shaky Ukraine ceasefire
Description
Written by Professor Stefan Wolff and Professor Tatyana Malyarenko (Professor of Public Administration at Donetsk State Management University). . Just as the latest peace deal to stabilise Ukraine was being put into place, a bomb exploded in the city of Kharkiv, killing two people and injuring at least ten, while another was found and defused in Odessa.
Date:
23/02/2015
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