Management Science news

John Boylan joins the Centre for Forecasting 27/11/14

John Boylan joins the Centre for Forecasting

Lancaster University Centre for Forecasting is proud to announce that Professor John Boylan is to join Lancaster University Management School and the Forecasting Centre from January 2015.

Kingsman Prize 2014 27/11/14

Kingsman Prize 2014

The Kingsman Prize for 2014 has been jointly awarded to Management Science PhD graduates Franklin Djeumou Fomeni and Yifei Zhao. The prize was established in memory of the long-standing scholar of Management Science, Professor Brian Kingsman.

How forecasting undermines the need for zero hour contracts 21/11/14

How forecasting undermines the need for zero hour contracts

Robert Fildes, writing in The Conversation, asks whether employers really need to rely on using zero hour contracts to manage large numbers of staff.

The effect of virtual interactions on wellbeing 19/11/14

The effect of virtual interactions on wellbeing

In an article on HR Magazine, LUMS PhD student Jean-François Stich explains his new research project, jointly supervised by Dr Patrick Stacey and Professor Cary Cooper.

Success for MSc E-Business & Innovation team in Google Online Marketing Challenge 2014 14/10/14

Success for MSc E-Business & Innovation team in Google Online Marketing Challenge 2014

A team of students from the MSc E-Business & Innovation have been ranked as AdWords Business Semi-Finalists in the Google Online Marketing Challenge, achieving second in the UK out of 57 teams.

The importance of being state-of-the-art in forecasting 02/10/14

The importance of being state-of-the-art in forecasting

Investing in your forecasting adds value to more ways than just more accurate forecasts. Being critical for decision making, forecasting can become a competitive strategic advantage.