Management Events

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Internal seminars

The Department of Management organises seminars featuring both internal and external speakers. A variety of other events such as themed workshops and conferences are also organised by staff members and research groups in the department.

Social Work students in lecture theatre

2013/14 seminar programme

Seminars take place in room 205, University House at 14:00 unless otherwise stated.

March 2014

Wednesday 26th, Room G07
Professor Monder Ram
“Making the best of bad jobs: The agency of new migrany workers”

Wednesday 19th, Room G07
Dr Julie Bower
“What was the Whitbread Umbrella protecting? From brewing to coffee via pub retailing”

January 2014

Wednesday 15th, Room 106
Dr Patricia Romeiro

Wednesday 29th, Room 106
Prof. Adrian Bell

December 2013

Wednesday 11th
Dr Catherine Casson, (Birmingham Business School)
‘Reputation and Economic Performance: The Competitive Strategies of Medieval English Towns’

November 2013

Wednesday 13th - Dr Oscar F. Bustinza (University of Granada)
'Recovering Value Chain through Customerization and Service Channel Linking’

Wednesday 20th - Dr Ferran Vendrell-Herrero (Birmingham Business School)
‘Towards an Understanding of Transaction costs and consumer behaviour: Why do those who share files also purchase?’

Wednesday 27th
Dr Chiara Amini & Dr Eugene Nivorozhkin
‘The Urban-Rural Divide in Educational Outcomes: Evidence from Russia’

October 2013

Wednesday 30th - Prof. Peter Turnbull (Cardiff Business)
'Occupying and Organising ‘Spaces of Exception’ – Mobile Transport Workers in the European Union'

2012/13 seminar programme

June 2013

Thursday 13th
Geraint Harvey and Andy Hodder, the Capitalism Group
"What Do Unions Do... to Ensure Corporate Social Performance? Or Saving Capitalism by Making it Good"
Room 204, 2.00pm 

Wednesday 12th
Dr Krzysztof Stachowiak, Institute of Socio-Economic Geography and Spatial Management, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
'Examining the interplay of the global and the local dimensions in the creative economy'
Room 105, 12.00-1.00pm

March 2013

March 21st
Wang Xueyuan, visiting scholar, BBS, Enterprise R&D alliance innovation resources optimal management research.

March 14th
Andy Hodder , BBS,  Organising for what? A case study of the Public and Commercial Services union

March 7th
Tom Coogan, The dark side of the rules of humour.

February 2013

February 21st
Pete Dawson School of Economics University of East Anglia, Olympic news and attitudes towards the Olympics: A compositional time-series analysis of how sentiment is affected by events.

February 7th
Gill Bentley, BBS, The Changing Geography of the European Auto Industry.

January 2013

January 31st
Olivier Choiniere, visiting scholar BBS, Austerity measures in response to public finance crises: the historical trajectories of administrative and financial reforms in Canada.

January 24th
Sangeeta Khorana, Aberystwyth University, Tariff Escalation, Export Shares and Economy-wide Welfare: A Computable General Equilibrium Approach.

January 17th
Esin Yoruk, SSEES, Entrepreneurial Propensity of Innovation Systems: Theory, Methodology and Evidence.

October 2012

Thursday 11th

Bert Clough - Research and Strategy Manager, Unionlearn, TUC

Thursday 18th

Maki Umemura - University of Cardiff

November 2012

Thursday 8th November

Lisa De Propris - Birmingham Business School

"Rebalancing the economy: it is all about content"

Thursday 15th

Alex Bryson - Centre for Economic Performance, National Institute of Economic and Social Research

"Are You Happy While You Work?" (with George MacKerron)

Thursday 22nd

Randolph Bruno - University College London

"Institutional Quality and MNC Investment: Evidence from Russia"

Thursday 29th

Francis GreeneBirmingham Business School 

"Does Failure Breed Entrepreneurial Success? Evidence from the KfW/ZEW-Start-Up-Panel"

Postgraduate Open Day