News from Birmingham Business School

Keep up to date with the latest news and events from around the Business School and the wide-ranging projects our staff and students get involved with.

IN THE CONVERSATION

US Navy collisions point to the risks of automation on sea, air and land

US Navy collisions point to the risks of automation on sea, air and land
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Amy Fraher in The Conversation: Self-driving cars and drones have some lessons to learn from the experience of ships and planes in switching to autopilot.
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IN THE BUSINESS SCHOOL BLOG

UK Pension liberalisation: freedom and choice or risk and insecurity?

UK Pension liberalisation: freedom and choice or risk and insecurity?
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To mark Pension Awareness Day, guest blogger and Lecturer Social Policy Louise Overton offers her take on pension provision in the UK.
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LATEST NEWS FROM BIRMINGHAM BUSINESS SCHOOL

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Why British Airways cabin crew are striking

Why British Airways cabin crew are striking
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Geraint Harvey in the Conversation: Despite performing the same job, one of BA's three cabin crew fleets earns far less than their colleagues.
Date:
09/01/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Distinguished Leaders Series Podcast: Trust in Business

Distinguished Leaders Series Podcast: Trust in Business
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Speaker: Melanie Richards, Vice Chair and Board Member, KPMG UK
Date:
09/12/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences

Birmingham Business School wins Training Body of the Year Award

Birmingham Business School wins Training Body of the Year Award
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We are delighted to announce the achievement of winning this prestigious award at the 2016 West Midlands Finance Awards.on 30 November. The awards seek to promote and celebrate the outstanding achievements of businesses and individuals within the West Midlands' finance community.
Date:
01/12/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

Britain's great meritocracy gap – why businesses must widen their talent pool

Britain's great meritocracy gap – why businesses must widen their talent pool
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Joanne Duberley in the Conversation: Research shows that the way meritocracy is discussed can actually curtail opportunities for social mobility.
Date:
21/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham MBA confirms place amongst global elite

Birmingham MBA confirms place amongst global elite
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The Economist's WhichMBA? 2016 Global Rankings have today been announced, confirming Birmingham Business School's position in the top 100 with a placement of 90th globally and as one of the top UK and European MBA programmes.
Date:
13/10/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

Can quotas make gender equality happen in politics? Lessons from business

Can quotas make gender equality happen in politics? Lessons from business
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Scott Taylor in the Conversation: Are quotas the best way to challenge sexism and discrimination in politics and workplaces?
Date:
27/09/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham banking report prompts media buzz

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Business school researchers help spark debate on barriers to investment banking roles for less privileged applicants
Date:
14/09/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

What does a rise in the minimum wage mean for the Mexican labour market?

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The idea of a minimum working wage has been a controversial topic within economics for many years. The basic goal of establishing a minimum level of earnings is to ensure that independently of the job performed, all workers can earn a salary that is high enough to satisfy their basic needs.
Date:
25/08/2016
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences
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