Executive & Leadership news

Lancaster launches programme tailored to support family businesses 30/03/15

Lancaster launches programme tailored to support family businesses

Lancaster University Management School is preparing to launch a new programme tailored to help support the family business sector.

Former Government communications chief gives talk at Lancaster University 13/03/15

Former Government communications chief gives talk at Lancaster University

Former Government communications chief Alastair Campbell talked about mental health and themes from his new book on ‘Winners’ during a visit to Lancaster University.

Management students learn from businesses born out of poverty 18/02/15

Management students learn from businesses born out of poverty

The IMPM programme, delivered jointly by Lancaster and partner universities around the world, is featured in Bloomberg Business. The article describes how IMPM students are lerning how social enterprises are transforming the lives of women in remote Indian villages.

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MBA diary: Walk like a cow 18/02/15

MBA diary: Walk like a cow

Writing in the Economist, IMPM student Mike Fitzgerald describes the unique aspects of the IMPM's "Worldly Mindset", taught by one of Lancaster's partners on the IMPM programme, IIMB in Bangalore, India.

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The IMPM: a trailblazer comes of age 06/01/15

The IMPM: a trailblazer comes of age

20 years ago the International Masters in Practicing Management (IMPM) emerged to offer a radically different form of management education for senior managers, one which broke with conventional approaches to ‘teaching’ and prescribed syllabi. Two decades on, it has gone from strength to strength. We look back with IMPM founder Professor Henry Mintzberg to see what changes have taken place and why it has lasting value.

Solving the Strategy Delusion 22/12/14

Solving the Strategy Delusion

Solving the Strategy Delusion is a new book by Professor Cary Cooper with LUMS PhD graduate Marc Stigter, now at Melbourne Business School. The book takes a pioneering approach to challenging conventional and 'delusional' approaches to strategy.