Management Science news
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
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
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
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
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.
Using social media to monitor UK alcohol consumption
Research by Lancaster University researchers, including Patrick Stacey of LUMS, has shown that social media can be used to detect drinking patterns in the UK, including spotting the variations on national holidays and celebrations.