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

Closing the gender pay gap: should men take a pay cut?

Closing the gender pay gap: should men take a pay cut?
Description
Reader in Leadership and Organisation Studies Scott Taylor in The Conversation: We know from every previous wave of feminist activism that some men fear loss of status and power, two things manifest in work and pay.
Read more articles from The Conversation

IN THE BUSINESS SCHOOL BLOG

Mirror mirror on the wall, is responsible leadership the fairest of them all?

Mirror mirror on the wall, is responsible leadership the fairest of them all?
Description
Kiran Trehan, Professor of Leadership and Enterprise Development, writes: "The notion of 'responsible leadership' as a motto for various policies seems to be ever present in the public sphere of many businesses, local communities and public life, but does this mean that we have been developing irresponsible leaders?"
Read more articles from the Business School Blog

LATEST NEWS FROM BIRMINGHAM BUSINESS SCHOOL

Latest newsRSS FeedAtom Feed

Mirror mirror on the wall, is responsible leadership the fairest of them all?

Mirror mirror on the wall, is responsible leadership the fairest of them all?
Description
Kiran Trehan, Professor of Leadership and Enterprise Development, writes: "The notion of 'responsible leadership' as a motto for various policies seems to be ever present in the public sphere of many businesses, local communities and public life, but does this mean that we have been developing irresponsible leaders?"
Date:
23/04/2018
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham Business School to help celebrate Responsible Business Week

Description
At the University of Birmingham, we're delighted to be taking part in Responsible Business Week (Monday 23 April to Friday 27 April 2018). The campaign, led by Business in the Community (BITC), celebrates the brighter side of business by sharing success stories of how businesses of all sizes are making a difference to people's lives, the community and the environment.
Date:
19/04/2018

Knife crime and murder in London: imagining solutions beyond policing

Description
Centre Co-Director Dr Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay in the Birmingham Perspective: "There is a need to better understand the complex social interactions that lead to crime and disorder"
Date:
17/04/2018

Neighbourhood wellbeing and a sense of community is at the heart of a good home, say researchers

Description
A sense of wellbeing and a thriving community is key to a happy neighbourhood according to a study led by the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management, who looked at the relationship between the experience of the home and wellbeing.
Date:
14/04/2018

Another mall, another high street closure – is there really anything to worry about?

Another mall, another high street closure – is there really anything to worry about?
Description
While high street retailers will continue to battle their online competition, out-of-town malls, business rates and expensive car parking, they still have their fate in their own hands.
Date:
11/04/2018
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Playing the grey: non-compliance and the National Living Wage

Playing the grey: non-compliance and the National Living Wage
Description
Professor Monder Ram draws on recent research to investigate the implications of the rise in the National Living Wage on small businesses. Are they coping or slipping into non-compliance?
Date:
06/04/2018
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Less is better: guarding your privacy in a world of micro-targeting

Less is better: guarding your privacy in a world of micro-targeting
Description
Dr Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay in the Business School Blog: "Given the potential to legally harvest data to use for micro-targeting, as consumers we need to understand how we are vulnerable to being manipulated."
Date:
29/03/2018
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The rise and rise of craft business – the craft takeover?

The rise and rise of craft business – the craft takeover?
Description
Professor Scott Taylor charts the development of the craft industry, how the definition of what makes a product 'craft' has become more important, and looks at the future of the industry.
Date:
23/03/2018
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
Displaying 1 to 8 of 450
Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next