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Celebrating success at MBA graduation 07/01/15

Celebrating success at MBA graduation

Students from the Lancaster MBA class of 2014 returned to Lancaster in December to take part in a colourful graduation ceremony.

Management Science summer research bursaries for undergraduates 07/01/15

Management Science summer research bursaries for undergraduates

The Department of Management Science is offering research bursaries (paid internships) for undergraduates to experience and learn about research problems in Management Science, Operational Research, Operations Management and Information Systems.

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.

Top managers’ pay reveals weak link to value 05/01/15

Top managers’ pay reveals weak link to value

The FT reports on research by Lars Helge Hass, Jiancheng Liu, Steve Young and Zhifang Zhang, of Lancaster's Department of Accounting and Finance, which found there was little correlation between the key performance indicators that companies highlighted to shareholders and the measures used to incentivise and reward senior staff.

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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. 

LUMS top for ‘research power’ in UK research ranking 18/12/14

LUMS top for ‘research power’ in UK research ranking

Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) is the most research-intensive business school in the UK, according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) published 18 December 2014.

Lord Heseltine headlines Wave 2 Growth Hub programme showcase
15/12/14

Lord Heseltine headlines Wave 2 Growth Hub programme showcase

Lord Heseltine delivered the keynote speech at a LUMS event on 8 December that showcased Lancaster University’s role in developing regional economic growth across the UK.

The critical turn in leadership
12/12/14

The critical turn in leadership

Hosted by the Department of Management Learning and Leadership and funded by the Society for the Advancement of Management Studies, this workshop introduced and discussed the meaning and value of Critical Leadership Studies.

Developing leaders in Africa: new programme with health NGOs 12/12/14

Developing leaders in Africa: new programme with health NGOs

Health care professionals across central Africa gathered in Nairobi recently for the first part of a new programme devised by LUMS to build leadership capability within the region.