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?
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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.
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IN THE BUSINESS SCHOOL BLOG

World No Tobacco Day and why it still matters

World No Tobacco Day and why it still matters
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Senior Lecturer in Marketing Dr Caroline Moraes writes: "I hope to see a future where we have all stopped smoking, making World No Tobacco Day and threat-based social marketing become redundant."
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UK Emergency Collaboration Conference: presentations now available

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The University of Birmingham (Centre for Crime, Justice and Policing), the University of Nottingham (Centre for Health and Justice) and the charity Skills for Justice hosted the UK Emergency Services Collaboration conference at Birmingham University on Wednesday 6th of June 2018 between 10.30am and 3pm.
Date:
15/06/2018
Categories:
Social Sciences

University of Birmingham leads research for WMCA Leadership Commission Report

University of Birmingham leads research for WMCA Leadership Commission Report
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The West Midlands Combined Authority's (WMCA) Leadership Commission Report 2018, was launched by Andy Street CBE, the Mayor of the West Midlands and presented at a city centre event on Thursday 14 June.
Date:
14/06/2018
Categories:
Social Sciences

What Managers Can Do to Keep Women in Engineering

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Professor of Organisational Studies Jo Duberley contributes to the latest article in Harvard Business Review.
Date:
13/06/2018

City-REDI, University of Birmingham Proud to Be Part of the WMCA's Inclusive Growth Unit

City-REDI, University of Birmingham Proud to Be Part of the WMCA's Inclusive Growth Unit
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The WMCA recently launched an Inclusive Growth Unit to try and ensure that all residents of the West Midlands benefit from economic growth in the region.
Date:
13/06/2018

New briefing paper: How do older people make decisions about their retirement income and assets? A CHASM review of the literature by Olivia Dyke

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There is increasing onus on older people to make complex decisions about financial planning and financial products, as governments seek to individualise responsibility (and risk) for retirement security. CHASM Intern Olivia Dyke explores the options available, financial decision making processes and associated risks for older people.
Date:
06/06/2018

City-REDI mentioned in the House of Commons

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Research led by Professor Raquel Ortega-Argiles, City-REDI, University of Birmingham, was referenced in a House of Commons debate on the 26th April 2018.
Date:
05/06/2018

Markle Sparkle and the Royal Wedding 2018: Frocks, Rocks and the Local Economic Impacts of Weddings

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The recent royal wedding raises interesting questions regarding the relationship between weddings and local economic development.
Date:
05/06/2018

Flexibility Differences between Lean and Agile Production in the West Midlands Automotive Supply Chain

Description
The majority of studies which have investigated lean and agile production have explored each of these production concepts in silos, which is a growing trend in the recent literature.
Date:
05/06/2018
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