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Having it all

Having it all
Description
Very few of us will pack as much into a week as alumna Sara Hartill (BSc Business Management with Communications, 2013) who regularly combines multi-million pound property sales with red carpet reviews and radio shows. Your e-Network speaks to her about a very busy three years since graduation.
Date:
04/02/2016

Behind Barbie's success – the cautious evolution of an iconic doll

Behind Barbie's success – the cautious evolution of an iconic doll
Description
Professor of Marketing Isabelle Szmigin in The Conversation: Despite her age Barbie hasn't matured – a successful formula that has worked for Mattel.
Date:
04/02/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Donald Trump: just how good a businessman is he?

Donald Trump: just how good a businessman is he?
Description
Scott Taylor in The Conversation: The Donald Trump story is one of corporate success – with a little help from family and government.
Date:
02/02/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

MSc Financial Management at Birmingham Business School becomes a dual qualification programme

MSc Financial Management at Birmingham Business School becomes a dual qualification programme
Description
Birmingham Business School, at the University of Birmingham, has been named as an accredited university for the professional qualifications awarded by the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT).
Date:
01/02/2016

2016-04: Workplace wellbeing programmes and their impact on employees and their employing organisations: a scoping review of the evidence base

2016-04: Workplace wellbeing programmes and their impact on employees and their employing organisations: a scoping review of the evidence base
Description
Carmichael, Fiona and Fenton, S-J and Pinilla Roncancio, M and Sadhra, S and Sing, M (2016)
Date:
28/01/2016

Accountability & Governance Research Cluster Podcast: Intra-Party Disagreement and Inter-Party Polarization

Accountability & Governance Research Cluster Podcast: Intra-Party Disagreement and Inter-Party Polarization
Description
Speaker: James M. Snyder, Jr, Leroy B. Williams Professor of History and Political Science (Harvard)
Date:
27/01/2016

How McDonald's made the golden arches glisten again

How McDonald's made the golden arches glisten again
Description
Professor of Marketing Isabelle Szmigin states that McDonald's latest results show that our appetite for fast food is as strong as ever – and that the fast food outlet has once again found a way to beat its competition and critics.
Date:
26/01/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Distinguished Leaders Series: HSBC

Distinguished Leaders Series: HSBC
Description
Ringfenced Banking Lead, Paul Szumilewicz (Commerce and Italian, 2003) and Lucy Williams (Head of UK Regulatory Compliance) from HSBC UK returned to campus on 19th January 2016 to share information about the company's move from London to Birmingham and offer guests their pearls of leadership wisdom.
Date:
26/01/2016
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