Latest news from Lancaster University Management School
£7.2m 'Boost' for business growth in Lancashire
Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) has helped Lancashire’s largest-ever business support programme aimed at growth-hungry businesses get under way.
ITMOC students and alumni connect in London
Over 40 alumni and students of the MSc ITMOC met for an evening of networking at the Royal Society of the Arts in central London on 27 June 2013. The event was part of a three-day Study Tour to London for current students.
The Conversation: 'Recovery may not be enough to fix unemployment'
Professor Geraint Johnes warns that we should not expect to see rapid improvement in the labour market. "A 'low-wage bubble' is keeping unemployment down. If a recovery pops the bubble, rising wages could have a damaging impact on employment rates."View on The Conversation website
The Guardian: 'Work's not working. Unlimited leave could be the solution'
Professor Cary Cooper is quoted in a Guardian opinion piece by Stefan Stern on the importance of a proper break from work. "We are seeing fewer people taking up flexible working or using their full holiday entitlement," says Cooper.View on The Guardian website
Forbes Media Innovator of the Year praises Lancaster University Management School
The co-founder of the multi-million pound global digital creative agency AKQA has congratulated Lancaster University Management School on becoming 'the best'.
LUMS Global Career Development Programme - Focus Africa
Over 50 students from both Lancaster University and the University of Central Lancashire attended Lancaster University Management School's first Focus Africa careers event on June 15.
BBC: 'Are entrepreneurs born or can they be taught?'
In a BBC article on what makes great entrepreneurs, Professor Cary Cooper says that it's a person's early life experience which determines whether they could go on to become an entrepreneur.View on the BBC website
New project to break down barriers to enterprise
Research with disadvantaged communities in Greece, Poland, Romania and the UK aims to develop tools and training materials to help other disadvantaged people across Europe to become more enterprising.
What can local government learn from Murray's victory?
In an opinion piece in The Guardian, Professor Cary Cooper argues that Andy Murray's resilient performance at Wimbledon provides lessons for local government managers.View on The Guardian website