Latest news about Lancaster University Management School's engagement with the business community.
Microsoft expert helps launch Lancashire Forum with masterclass
Microsoft’s James Whittaker shared his expertise with Lancashire’s SMEs at the launch of the Lancashire Forum last week.
Professor Monideepa Tarafdar uncovers the dark side of ICT
Psychologically, we’re still cave people in a digital world. We can’t expect people to turn into cybernauts unaﬀected by all its threats and strains. But, as Monideepa tarafdar argues, it’s possible for employees to ﬁnd their own healthy ’ﬂow’ and adapt to working with ‘digital colleagues’ for better productivity and performance.
Dr Marian Iszatt-White explains how PhDs can add real value to businesses
High-level research belongs just as much in the corridors of the workplace as it does in universities. In a world where collaboration and the impact of research matters more than ever, Marian Iszatt-White explains how organisations can take advantage of new attitudes and more ﬂexible oﬀerings.
Professor Alfredo De Massis explores "The generation game"
Succession has been as much a crisis for family businesses as it has been for monarchies throughout history. Given family enterprises like Beretta, Loacker, Marriott and Walmart make up around 90% of businesses around the world, succession really matters. Alfredo De Massis explores what’s involved in a smooth handover.
Ian Gordon interviewed on BBC Radio Lancashire
Ian Gordon, Director of Executive Education at Lancaster University Management School, was interviewed on BBC Radio Lancashire on 19th December, discussing transforming productivity to boost business growth.Listen on BBC Radio Lancashire (1 hr 53 minutes in)