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Why We Post: Distinguished lecture of Professor Daniel Miller

Description
The College of Social Sciences were delighted to welcome Professor Daniel Miller, University College London, to campus on Thursday 27 April 2017 to discuss the anthropology of social media.
Date:
02/05/2017
Categories:
Social Sciences

Inaugural lecture sustains Professor's accounting research

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The College of Social Sciences were delighted to host the inaugural lecture of Professor Ian Thomson, Professor of Accounting and Sustainability at Birmingham Business School.
Date:
02/05/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Autonomy in the workplace has positive effects on well-being and job satisfaction, study finds

Autonomy in the workplace has positive effects on well-being and job satisfaction, study finds
Description
New research into workplace culture has found that employees with higher levels of autonomy in their work reported positive effects on their overall well-being and higher levels of job satisfaction.
Date:
25/04/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

University supports Responsible Business Week

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The University of Birmingham is delighted to be taking part in Responsible Business Week, Monday 24 April to Friday 28 April 2017. Led by Business in the Community (BITC), the Week draws attention to how businesses of all sizes are making a difference, changing lives and improving communities across the UK.
Date:
24/04/2017
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students

Punked? How an upstart brewing company sold up and sold out

Punked? How an upstart brewing company sold up and sold out
Description
Scott Taylor in the Conversation: Independent brewer joins the long list of small counter-culture firms that sold us revolution and walked away wealthy.
Date:
14/04/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Martial arts training for airline staff is a new low for the budget flights industry

Martial arts training for airline staff is a new low for the budget flights industry
Description
Geraint Harvey in the Conversation: By responding to passenger violence by training staff, airline management fail to address fundamental issues with their low cost profit model.
Date:
04/04/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

University appoints new Dean of Birmingham Business School

University appoints new Dean of Birmingham Business School
Description
The University of Birmingham is delighted to announce that Professor Catherine Cassell has been appointed as Dean of Birmingham Business School.
Date:
29/03/2017
Categories:
Social Sciences

Distinguished Leaders Series Podcast: Laurence Hollingworth (J.P. Morgan)

Description
How to you get from UoB alum to Vice Chairman at J.P. Morgan? Listen to our latest Distinguished Leaders Series lecture to find out.
Date:
28/03/2017
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences
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