Midlands Excellence Organisational Improvement Programme (MidEx)

The MidEx programme aims to generate a sustained positive benefit to the performance of organisations across the Midlands region through collaboration with private, public and third sector organisations. We offer a core sector of activities to strengthen the relationship between research, teaching and practitioner engagement.

About MidEx

About MidEx

Learn more about the work that is taking place in the Midlands Excellence Organisational Improvement Programme

Resources

Resources

MidEx offers resources for student consultancy, research collaboration and a community for on-going partnerships and networks.

Partners

Partners

Find out about the organisations and practitioners that MidEx works with through collaborative projects included applied research and consultancy.

 

Advisory Board Guest Lecture 2017 Podcast: Positive defiance - a deaf woman's social enterprise journey
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Speaker: Jane Cordell (Director, Result CIC) with an introduction from Prof Catherine Cassell (Dean, Birmingham Business School) and closing statements by Lord Karan Bilimoria (Chancellor of the University of Birmingham)
Date:
Friday 24th November 2017
Debunking the UK's productivity problem
Description
Paul Lewis in The Conversation: There are different measures of productivity and the nature of the UK's problem depends on which one we are looking at.
Date:
Friday 24th November 2017
The Government's redistributive exercise?
Description
Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay in the Birmingham Perspective: "Budgets are also political exercises, with the government suggesting that the tax and spending measures will boost the economy and help various sectors and the opposition castigating most measures as misguided or 'doing too little'. Thus, while the headlines indicate a 'no surprise' budget on the whole, we will have to assess the true impact more carefully as the various measures affect incentives and play out with the price system adjusting to the changes."
Date:
Friday 24th November 2017