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Beyond Morgan's eight Metaphors: Adding to and developing Organizational theory

Beyond Morgan's eight Metaphors: Adding to and developing Organizational theory
Description
Professor Kiran Trehan and colleagues from America (Professor Linda Putman) and Norway (Professor Anders Ortenblad) have published an important special issue in Human Relations which explores and advances Gareth Morgan's organizational theory.
Date:
20/04/2016

The Alan Walters Building - a photo update

The Alan Walters Building - a photo update
Description
With the finishing touches being added to the new Alan Walters Building, we offer a photo update of the progress that is being made.
Date:
14/04/2016

March meet-ups in China

March meet-ups in China
Description
Business School alumni in Shanghai had two opportunities to network and meet with fellow graduates in March.
Date:
14/04/2016

Facebook and the Big Chill

Facebook and the Big Chill
Description
Research by Lecturer in Marketing Dr David Houghton suggests that Facebook users are self-censoring their day-to-day activities to avoid disapproval from online friends and family, blurring our online and offline lives.
Date:
14/04/2016

Will the Government's EU leaflet work?

Description
The Government yesterday (11th April 2016) sent out leaflets to households around the UK giving their reasons for staying in the EU, at a reported cost of £9 million. But are mail shots actually worth doing?
Date:
12/04/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

How business is devising new ways to rip off workers

How business is devising new ways to rip off workers
Description
Senior Lecturer in HRM and Industrial Relations Geraint Harvey with colleagues in The Conversation: Businesses are reducing the UK tax take with a new form of self-employment which harks back to mediaeval England.
Date:
12/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Applications open for Jamaica Legacy Scholarship

Applications open for Jamaica Legacy Scholarship
Description
The Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) Foundation and the University of Birmingham have opened the application process for the University of Birmingham and Jamaica National Foundation Legacy Scholarship 2016/17.
Date:
08/04/2016

An Enigma and an Omission: The Productivity Puzzle and the Living Wage Directive

Description
As the living wage comes into effect it's worth revisiting this blog from Professor John Bryson.
Date:
08/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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