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Posted 25 April 2018

Fact or fake?

Professor Mark Saunders, Professor of Business Research Methods, writes: "Whilst most claims are based on good research, the increase of fake news means that it is important to look carefully rather than accept them at face value."

Posted 25 April 2018

Where's dad?

Dr Holly Birkett, (Lecturer in Organisational Studies) and Dr Sarah Forbes (Lecturer in Marketing) write: " An increase in the uptake of shared parental leave (SPL) could lead to strengthened family bonds, improved child development and increased workplace involvement for mothers."

Posted 25 April 2018

The forgotten few of the Forward View

In our latest Viewpoint, HSMC Deputy Director Robin Miller asks: What happened to of one of the top NHS priorities - the transformation of care for people with a learning disability receiving in-patient treatment connected with behaviour that challenges?

Posted 23 April 2018

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

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?"

Posted 19 April 2018

Birmingham Business School to help celebrate Responsible Business Week

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.

Posted 19 April 2018

New Fulbright scholar at IRiS

Dr Lauren Heidbrinnk (California State University) successfully applied for a Fulbright award in the 2018-19 Fulbright-Schuman programme with the support of Dr Nando Sigona at IRiS.

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